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Jorginho, Sarri debut with easy Chelsea win

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But German defender Rudiger was pleased the Spaniard's first appearance passed without incident following Thibault Courtois' controversial departure. I think the best of the game was the capacity was to suffer for 15 minutes. "He tried to speak as much as he can and he did well with that".

The loan move to the Stamford Bridge should help him in resurrecting his career. He is a midfielder who is good with the ball, very technical. We all know Thibault's quality, but Thibault's not a Chelsea player anymore.

"We are lucky now because we can work with one match a week".

The Belgium goalkeeper left Chelsea earlier this week in a £38million move, with the Premier League club going on to break the world record in bringing in his replacement Kepa Arrizabalaga.

"I am very happy because in the first part of the season for us it is not easy to gain points".

"The game was more hard than the result". I saw our spirit, togetherness and good attitude today, which is what we will need to be competitive this season.

"I could see tears in their eyes and it delighted me to be able to do something not only for a player, for a client, but for a family, which is great".

But the game turned decisively towards the visitors when Chelsea doubled their advantage just before the interval as Marcos Alonso burst into the area and went down under challenge from Christopher Schindler.

Summer signing Jorginho converted in trademark style from the spot, feinting during his run up to send Huddersfield debutant Ben Hamer the wrong way and stroking the ball into the opposite corner.

Still, teething problems were to be expected given the Italian manager's arrival halfway through preseason, and Chelsea can take heart from the win, earned with their best attacking player, Eden Hazard, sitting on the bench for 75 minutes. "But then I think the second half the opponents were maybe a bit exhausted, and it was a bit easier".

Mounie took exception to Jorginho's cheeky penalty, adding: "It was weird".

"I feel very proud".

"It was a little bit weird".

"It was Chelsea's first chance more or less out of nothing and then we conceded the penalty, where we clearly made a big mistake".

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