Before the second goal, the Terriers had hit a post through Steve Mounie's header, but it was to be Sarri's and Chelsea's day.
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Italy worldwide Jorginho passed home a fearless penalty in the 45th minute as Maurizio Sarri earned his first competitive win at the helm after his team went down to Manchester City in the Community Shield last weekend, while fellow debutant and the world's most expensive goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga started with a clean sheet.
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. And it was a great display from the Brazil-born Italian worldwide.
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"Jorginho is not a physical player, he is a technical player", Sarri added. All afternoon Kante made smart, purposeful runs beyond the three forwards that, on more than one occasion, his colleagues frustratingly did not spot or pick them out.
Then Kante popped up with his goal to prove his "no end product" critics wrong. But he could be flawless for this system. Under Sarri, they could be maximised.
Kante is already recognised as one of the better midfielders in Europe for his ability to appear in many places at one time defensively. We have to improve in this month, then it might be hard with the national teams. On Saturday, for Huddersfield, it was a little of both. "I have seen passion, desire, the spirit we usually have in our game".
Chelsea star Willian has revealed that former boss Jose Mourinho and Manchester United never made a bid for his services and it was only La Liga champs Barcelona, who had made an attempt to sign him.. Staying away from arguments over tactics would definitely help in that regard, though. Could they be potential title challengers this season?