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The clip in Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea that shows Maurizio Sarri is already making his mark

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There was a lot of excitement surrounding Chelsea's appointment of Maurizio Sarri as manager this summer.

Fans of the west London club have been made to watch some unappealing football in recent times.

Chelsea's last two managers, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte, both brought about success, but by utilising defensive football.

Sarri is the complete opposite. The Italian manager was widely praised for the attacking football he had his team playing at Napoli.

After a Champions League tie between Manchester City and Napoli last season, Pep Guardiola even stated that Sarri's side may be the best team he's ever faced.

Sarri has promised to try and replicate that football with Chelsea this season.

Although it will undoubtedly take time, Chelsea showed some good signs in their 3-0 Premier League opener against Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon.

And one clip in particular from the game was extremely impressive.

Prior to Sarri's side winning a penalty, they put together a 14 pass passage of play that was very easy on the eye.

Starting with David Luiz in the centre of defence, Chelsea played their way up the park exquisitely, eventually winning a penalty after Marcos Alonso was taken down inside the box.

Watch it below:

That is beautiful. What a move from Chelsea.

That flick by Ross Barkley to send Alonso through on goal was the highlight, although fans of the west London club will be pleased that their team were able to work the ball from defence to attack in such a manner.

Sarri noted after the game that he hopes Chelsea can continue to improve in the next few weeks.

"I don't want to do another Naples," Sarri said after the game, per the Daily Mail. "I want to do a good Chelsea. I have to adapt myself to the characteristics of this championship and of (my) players. I am studying my players.

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea FC - Premier League

"We are lucky now as for four weeks we have only have a match a week. And then [after that] it will be difficult, especially with the national teams. So I hope in this month to improve the team."

The 59-year-old also conceded Chelsea struggled to play against Huddersfield's formation.

"They never played a 3-5-1-1 in pre-season. So we were not ready for this situation and it was a problem and this team did not have the experience against this.

"Maybe for Napoli in the last year it wouldn't have been a problem but for Chelsea, with some of the players only having had three days of training, it was a problem."

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Maurizio Sarri
Antonio Conte
David Luiz
Marcos Alonso
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