Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss says his side need consistency

Maurizio Sarri looked dreadful all over Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat to Manchester Metropolis last weekend

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he’s “procuring for some consistency” from his aspect after they claimed a 2-1 victory in Malmo within the first leg of their Europa League last 32 tie.

It adopted their 6-0 defeat against Manchester Metropolis within the Premier League on Sunday.

“Within the last length now we agree with had the topic of up and down, up and down,” stated Sarri.

“4-0, 5-0 to us, 6-0… so we want to agree with continuity and consistency.”

  • Barkley and Giroud give Chelsea narrow victory in Sweden

Chelsea had lost four of their outdated 10 games going into Thursday’s match, being beaten 4-0 at Bournemouth within the Premier League on 30 January and a pair of-0 at Arsenal 11 days earlier.

Sarri stated Chelsea needed to “blueprint every match with the same stage of application, dedication and consideration”.

The Italian added: “You already know totally that, within the occasion you would be in bound mental condition in England, in 10 days you would possibly lose three or four very considerable suits. So we prefer consistency. We must always blueprint every match within the same blueprint. Or no longer it is some distance rarely easy, but now we need to strive.”

Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud scored for Chelsea in Sweden, with Anders Christiansen pulling one attend for Malmo within the Eightieth minute.

The 2d leg is at Stamford Bridge on 21 February.

“I’m fully happy because we done with a essentially goal correct stage of confidence,” Sarri stated.

“It wasn’t essentially very easy after the last match. But this day we agree with been assured because we moved the ball also internal our box.

“So I have confidence we done totally. We risked handiest on diagram-pieces, because they are more physical than us. We are going to agree with scored more, I have confidence. But we conceded a goal on a mistake. This day, the stage of application and consideration became as soon as goal correct. We made a mistake, I have confidence, a discipline topic mistake. So it goes to agree with been better.

“Better because we had three or four goal opportunities when it became as soon as 2-0, so we would agree with killed the match. But I’m fully happy with the confidence. It wasn’t easy to play with this confidence after the last match.”

Captain Cesar Azpilicueta stated Chelsea “had potentialities to agree with a more at ease result” against Malmo and thinks the tie is “nonetheless all to play for”.

“It became as soon as a no longer easy defeat last Sunday but we are within the knockout stage and or no longer it is some distance considerable to launch effectively,” he stated.

“This match is extremely considerable. We’re combating for trophies and to be within the end four. We’re within the Carabao Cup final next week. Every trophy is considerable.”

The Blues agree with a no longer easy bustle of fixtures over the relaxation of this month, starting with the FA Cup fifth-round tie with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday.

Then, after the return leg with Malmo, they face Manchester Metropolis within the Carabao Cup final on the Twenty fourth and Tottenham at dwelling within the Premier League three days later.

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