Sarri learns lessons from Chelsea's opening win at Huddersfield

Sarri learns lessons from Chelsea's opening win at Huddersfield

Sarri learns lessons from Chelsea's opening win at Huddersfield

Huddersfield fans will have felt the half-time score was harsh, but Chelsea set about extending their lead after the restart.

Maurizio Sarri said Chelsea must use the rest of August to improve despite getting the Premier League season off to a ideal start with a 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town.

"I think the players have done everything, left everything on the grass".

"I don't know. I think there were some personal reasons, so I can not go on personal reasons". They made Chelsea uncomfortable throughout the opening period, and new signing Terence Kongolo impressed at center-back.

'We are lucky now as for four weeks we have only have a match a week. There were groans from some when the team was announced - the likes of Marcos Alonso, Willian and Alvaro Morata have not been popular with sections of Chelsea's support - but their performances vindicated Sarri's decisions.

Huddersfield 1-2 Chelsea: It's a fresh start for Chelsea and it will be interesting to see how Sarri does in the Premier League. Even with 10 men, Brazilian forward Richarlison restored Everton's lead in the second half but Neves swung in a cross that was headed in by Jimenez to restore parity.

However, Wagner denied suggestions his players had shown their opponents too much respect.

"I think he has the characteristics for us", he said.

After spending more than $380 million on new players since gaining promotion, the newcomers only collected one point between them. We have to move the ball faster. I think it can be a very hard game because they did a very good pre-season, and I know that in the last season, they started really very well. The striker, who was the tournament's top scorer in Russian Federation, has now failed to score a Premier League goal in August at 14 attempts. If you look at the result you can think of an easy game.

"The boys have done well today - not flawless, but well. We did it better in the second half, there was more space and time". Last season I saw him [David Wagner] face to face and told him his team were great.

There were questions over whether Huddersfield could keep things rolling after their achievement last season and they really didn't play badly, especially in the first half.

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