2018 SeasonAll times ET
Morata's omission prompted fresh speculation about his future at Stamford Bridge, but Sarri thinks he won't find it difficult to reassure his No. 9.
Lionel Messi rewrote more history, while Liverpool recorded their best-ever start to the league. Here are the best numbers from the weekend.
Metropolitan Police confirmed they are reviewing footage that allegedly shows a fan directing racist abuse at Manchester City's Raheem Sterling.
Having eased to glory last season, Pep Guardiola and Co. face a harder battle. After Liverpool upped the ante, City could not respond vs. Chelsea.
"We need continuity in motivation and determination. Otherwise we can win this kind of match and lose points in another," the Chelsea boss said.
Chelsea overcame Manchester City's overwhelming initial superiority to end the Premier League champions' unbeaten record with a win in West London.
Manchester City were handed their first Premier League loss of the season as goals from N'Golo Kante and David Luiz handed Chelsea a statement win.
Manchester City's loss to Chelsea knocks the defending champions into second place in the standings, behind undefeated Liverpool.
Sarri likened his situation to that of Guardiola in his first season at City, when players struggled to adapt to the Barcelona legend's ideas.
Jorginho's adapted quickly to life at Chelsea and has been a key in helping "Sarriball" take root. It's no wonder he's already a leader in blue.
The gulf between the two teams appears stark, but while Sarri is under no illusions of the challenge posed by City, he has not given up hope.
Chelsea have a chance to shake off that loss to Wolves against Manchester City. That and more in this week's Premier League's W2W4.
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