They also remain in the FA Cup, facing Manchester United in the fifth round next Monday and are in the knockout stages of the Europa League, and sources at the club have indicated that they will be sticking with him.
Asked if this defeat made him fear that his style of football can not work at Chelsea, Sarri replied: "No, because today I didn't see my football".
Back in 2009, Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari was handed his marching orders in February with the team in fourth place, seven points behind league leaders Manchester United. At the beginning, we played better away than at home.
Former Chelsea captain Frank Lampard is the bookmakers' favourite to become the next permanent boss as pressure mounts on Maurizio Sarri. "You have to ask the club".
'I'm anxious about my team.
While Tottenham are still outsiders to win their first English title since 1961, their ability to stay in contention, despite injuries to key players Harry Kane and Dele Alli suggests they shouldn't be completely written off. Now we need to understand the reasons why it isn't working.
Chelsea are reportedly considering appointing Gianfranco Zola as their manager until the end of the season.
Insisting he was happy for Vardy to take the penalty, Puel said: "I gave him the opportunity".
"I know exactly what he wants to do", he told a news conference. The level both have played at this season means that two draws in a row is considered a crisis, even, as Liverpool showed on Saturday, it decidedly isn't.
This gritty success was the ideal preparation for hosting Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last 16 first leg on Wednesday.
13 - Only embattled Fulham have given up more Premier League goals in 2019 (15) than Chelsea's 13.