Maurizio Sarri not aiming to repeat Napoli formula at Chelsea

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But Chelsea took the lead in the 34th-minute.

"We started very well, on the front foot, and then the first goal came out of nothing". Jorginho also impressed and Eden Hazard was typically brilliant when he came on in the second half.

Antonio Rudiger's header from Willian's corner was well saved by Hamer, low down to his left, and Alonso's acrobatic volley from another set-piece soon after clipped the crossbar.

There were occasional signs of hesitancy in defence early on that a stronger team than Huddersfield might have exploited, but to criticise Chelsea beyond that would be harsh.

From there though he appeared more at ease, chipping balls into midfield and looking for Jorginho at every opportunity. Their play was much more fluid; they adopted the style of football Sarri likes his teams to play.

Kepa is certainly not a bawler.

"The game was more hard than the result". Kepa definitely did not look fazed.

45' - GOAL! Huddersfield 0-2 Chelsea: Two shots on target, two goals from Chelsea. "Then in the second half the opponents were a bit exhausted and it was easier". "I would change it completely, if I can", he said.

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Sarri opted for a 4-5-1 formation, abandoning Conte's well-established system with three central defenders, and Chelsea struggled initially to get a foothold in the game.

"Today with an Italian referee maybe there were 15 fouls more than with this referee".

Sarri often spun to his backroom staff to sigh and gesticulate and did not feel Morata was giving him enough. Hazard is busier when in the mood. After a choppy opening half hour, N'Golo Kante made the breakthrough and, from that point on, there was only going to be one outcome. The question posed of Chelsea's new head coach, glasses perched on his brow even while the television cameras were running, had actually been kind and lobbed in to kickstart proceedings.

"I don't know, he has always kicked the penalty like this", Sarri shrugged.

Undisturbed by the pressure and jeering of the Huddersfield fans, Jorginho calmly dispatched his penalty with a skip before striking the ball - a technique some at Chelsea will have already seen in their pre-season shootouts.

Moments later Marcos Alonso was upended inside the area and Jorginho cheekily slotted home after a hop in his run up wrong-footed Ben Hamer.

Only in the final third do they start moving at speed, placing great emphasis on the two wide men, Willian and Pedro.

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