Jorginho scores penalty as Chelsea win and Crystal Palace spoil Fulham's return

David Wagner Huddersfield

David Wagner Huddersfield

Sarri has said it will take time to get his players playing his style; if this was anything to go by, the rest of the Premier League will be in trouble when Chelsea fully hit stride.

The midfielder, who joined manager Maurizio Sarri in moving from Napoli in July, scored in the 45th minute to help usher in the new era at Chelsea. A team still adjusting to the demands of Sarrismo, or Sarri-ball as it has already been dubbed within the corridors of Chelsea, confront Huddersfield on Saturday.

"We played well. The players have shown commitment, desire, passion and created chances".

Like Wolves, Fulham earned rave reviews for their summer business, outspending United and City, in signing 12 new players.

Huddersfield Town's Chris Lowe reacts to a Chelsea goal.

But with a good start to the season so vital for Sarri at his new club, it is understandable why he wanted to rely on more senior players as David Luiz also started over Andreas Christensen in central defence.

Gone are the trademark wing-backs and three centre-half formation that was Conte's stock-in-trade for the past two seasons - one of them of course a championship-winning campaign - and in is...

One of the reasons why Chelsea splurged quite so much money was the goalkeeper's ability with his feet.

"Will they make the top four and will that be a success?"

Eyes were obviously on debutants Jorginho and Arrizabalaga and the pair gave excellent accounts of themselves, with the former scoring a cheeky penalty in the first half.

"I don't know. I think there were some personal reasons, so I can not go on personal reasons". "In Naples we played at great speed: ball forward, ball back, with continuity, with great speed with the strikers. I have to adapt myself".

"I am used to being under pressure".

Mauricio Sarri said this week that his Chelsea team might not play entirely as he wants until the second half of the season and, against Huddersfield, they certainly were not the whirling, fast-paced team of the new manager's ideals. It was fun for the supporters and useful for results. If you look at the result you can think of an easy game. "That's enough for me to be confident for this Premier League season, if we keep it up".

"We have to improve to defend in the other half, to press against three defenders". In 23 of the last 25 Serie A [seasons], the 91 points we had past year would have been enough to win it.

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