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

David Wagner Huddersfield

David Wagner Huddersfield

There was another development in the form of Cesar Azpilicueta leading the side out as captain, albeit not permanent, yet he's likely to continue in the role under Sarri.

"We (Chelsea) have to play at another speed".

Then Jorginho, who made the move from Napoli with Sarri, converted a disputed penalty.

N'Golo Kante got Chelsea up and running, with a cool Jorginho penalty doubling their lead before Eden Hazard came off the bench to tee up Pedro for the third.

"A disappointing result, not a disappointing performance, especially the first half", Wagner said.

Even as Chelsea grew in the game and took the lead, Morata looked slightly lost in the attacking line as Willian and Pedro opted to cut in from their wide positions.

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. Subs: Loftus-Cheek 6, Moses 5, Hazard 7.

The Frenchman was replaced in the hole by new signing Jorginho, who has followed his manager from Napoli to south-west London.

The Frenchman opened the scoring for the Blues, as mentioned earlier, and found himself in several threatening positions throughout the match.

Spain global goalkeeper Kep Arrizabalaga became the most expensive goalkeeper in history by completing a £71m move from Athletic Bilbao and made an assured debut in Saturday's 3-0 win over Huddersfield.

"My job is on the pitch, to improve my players", said Sarri.

Speaking in an interview with Chelsea FC's website, he said: "I think I will be able to adapt and I find his style, his ideas and how he likes to play very attractive".

The former Madrid man did well to hold the ball up and knock aerial passes down, yet his first touch let him down at times and he gave the ball away on a few occasions with wayward passing.

As we know, Kante is not known for scoring goals but he's kept up his record of scoring at least one goal in a Premier League season by getting off to a flyer this afternoon. The last time the sides met, Huddersfield earned an improbable draw at Stamford Bridge to secure Premier League survival.

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