Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap

David Wagner is pleased with Huddersfield's transfer business

David Wagner is pleased with Huddersfield's transfer business

Kepa was thrust straight into the startling line-up on Saturday at Huddersfield and Press Association Sport's Simon Peach looked at how he got on in Chelsea's 3-0 win.

Christopher Schindler's sliding challenge on Marcos Alonso was deemed illegal by Kavanagh and Jorginho craftily waited for Hamer to commit before clipping his spot kick into the opposite corner.

Huddersfield had the better of play from that point and hit the inside of the post through a Steve Mounie header, but just before the break it was 2-0.

"This was a goal that was easily avoidable because we have spoken about this situation the whole week, how we like to defend, and we have seen we have to be switched on". It depends on the characteristics of the Premier League and of my players. And it was a great display from the Brazil-born Italian global.

And while it nearly certainly wasn't Sarri's primary motivation for bringing in Jorginho, it is a shift that could be enormously positive. But he could be ideal for this system. Under Sarri, they could be maximised.

MF Ross Barkley, 7 - It's clear that Barkley is fully fit and the qualities he once displayed for Everton were very much in evidence as he played with composed intelligence in midfield.

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The Blues were the sole aggressors in the second half and, after Hamer parried a header from Antonio Rudiger behind, Alonso sent an acrobatic effort against the crossbar in the 58th minute.

"A disappointing result, not a disappointing performance, especially the first half", the Terriers boss said. His distribution was inaccurate, he failed to command his area particularly well nor provide the backline with much confidence behind them. Ultimately, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Chelsea's new £72m goalkeeper, had little to do.

"Liverpool have spent so much money and the way that Man City dominated it a year ago, expectations are on them a little bit more".

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.

This game was against a side who will be challenging for a Champions League place - at least - so is not the most representative test of Huddersfield's aims.

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.

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