Victor Moses revels in 'great' Chelsea start against Huddersfield Town

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FW Alvaro Morata, 7 - Led the line enthusiastically, held up the ball well when in possession and looked confident enough to suggest the goals that have been missing from his game will come soon enough if Sarri persists with him.

Kepa Arrizabalaga replaced Thibaut Courtois for a world-record fee for a goalkeeper in a chaotic finish to the transfer window this week, while doubts over the futures of Eden Hazard and Willian have dogged Chelsea's pre-season preparations.

"This is understandable after this good first half and you sit at half-time and you are 2-0 down".

Had Mounie levelled with Huddersfield 1-0 down, rather than heading against the post after Mathias Jorgensen had flicked on Aaron Mooy's corner, perhaps Sarri's afternoon would have been far more uncomfortable. The two goals were Chelsea's only two shots on target in the first half. After Eden Hazard's introduction, he drove at the heart of the Huddersfield defence before passing to Pedro.

The Italian's footballing philosophy was widely praised during his time in charge of Napoli, with the so-called "Sarri-ball" system helping the club to push Juventus all the way in the Serie A title race last season.

But while he said he was very happy to take three points, Sarri said that he hopes to get his players more in tune with his ideas before worldwide commitments and the Europa League begin to disrupt Chelsea's schedule.

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There were howls of protest from the stands, but Huddersfield's players were broadly quiet, and rightly so.

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

"In certain moments in the game, we have to improve to defend in the other half, to press especially against three defenders", Sarri said. And it was a great display from the Brazil-born Italian worldwide. That is not a surprise, perhaps, but it doesn't bode well for his chances of much playing time with Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Cesc Fabregas and Mateo Kovacic to come in.

When a team plays well but loses, it is sometimes hard to figure out if they have been wasteful or unlucky. "We kept them away from our goal and as I said they scored out of nothing".

Chelsea FC will be aiming to at least break back into the top four this season after they finished in fifth place and won the FA Cup under Conte last term.

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