Chelsea kicked off their new Premier League season with a 3-0 victory away at Huddersfield. N’Golo Kante opened up the scoring with a simple sidefoot 34 minutes into the match before new signing Jorginho struck from the penalty spot just before the break.
While this summer has seen some upheaval at Stamford Bridge, with coach Antonio Conte making way for former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri, it’s not quite been the wholesale clearout some fans expected.
Pedro has insisted that fine teamwork will see Chelsea through whatever lies ahead in the upcoming season while also mentioning that he is full of self-belief under new Blues boss Maurizio Sarri.
Chelsea’s pre-season started in the best possible way with a 1-0 win against Perth Glory in the Australian side’s brand-new stadium. Alvaro Morata and Pedro led the line in Maurizio Sarri’s first game as manager while Jorginho pulled on the blue shirt for the first time since his move from Napoli.
On the back of a comfortable 2-0 win over Brighton, Chelsea flexed their muscles again at Stamford Bridge with a 5-0 demolition of Stoke City, who are reportedly considering the position of their manager, Mark Hughes.
Chelsea made light work of a trip to the John Smith’s Stadium against a Huddersfield side who could have proved tough opponents.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals draw was made last week at the Kremlin in Moscow, the main host city for the tournament next summer. The event saw all 32 teams placed into eight different groups. As one of Europe’s biggest sides, Chelsea will have a strong contingent of players on show in Russia. Blues players could feature in up to nine of the nations that will be competing next year and today, we take a look at them.