Chelsea’s Sarri equals league record for new managers with win over Palace

first_imgMaurizio Sarri has equalled the Premier League record for the longest unbeaten run for a new Premier League manager.Chelsea ran out 3-1 winners over Crystal Palace on Sunday, meaning that the Italian has not been beaten in any of his first eleven league matches in charge of the club. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 1 targets Latest Chelsea News REAL DEAL shining gameday cracker tense Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Tottenham issue immediate ban to supporter who threw cup at Kepa With the game at 1-1, Maurizio Sarri brought on Eden Hazard who made an instant impact Alvaro Morata starred with a brace and Pedro netted the third as Sarri’s side outgunned their opposition.This result puts him level with former Nottingham Forest boss Frank Clark, who also went eleven unbeaten in 1994.The Blues came closest to defeat when they hosted Manchester United in October, however a late Ross Barkley equaliser ensured the manager’s streak continued.When asked about the record after the Palace win, the 59-year-old declared: “I was lucky, because I have very good players.”Maurizio Sarri will now have the chance to break the record when Chelsea host Everton at Stamford Bridge next Sunday. JIBE Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ punished REVEALED Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City OFF Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT last_img

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