EUROPA: Sarri reacts to Chelsea slim win against BATE

He always wants us to be at 100 per cent, giving our best.

The Chelsea manager said in a press conference last night: "Yes, I'm pleased for him".

"I think we didn't play very well, I didn't like the first half because we moved the ball only horizontally and slowly, so it was hard to be unsafe. But the both of us just need to carry on and show the team is doing well with us", said the French worldwide, who added that they do prove their worth by doing other responsibilities besides hitting the ball at the back of the net.

"On the day I might get a few nerves as it will feel a bit odd". It was really very hard to be risky.

Ever Banega's 87th-minute penalty spared 10-man Sevilla's blushes as they squandered a 2-0 lead at Akhisarspor before winning 3-2 despite having Sergi Gomez sent off 11 minutes into the second half.

Galtier revealed that Anelka has made it clear that he is not ready to handle bigger players as he looks to begin on a very low note. We didn't manage the last 15 minutes well.

Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata are both a shade of odds-on although such prices are justifiable against a mid-ranking defence like Everton's (10th out of 20 in terms of goals conceded). I wouldn't want to sell him.

Marseille were dumped out after they lost 2-1 at Lazio in Group H. Goals from Marco Parolo and Joaquin Correa were enough to extend a miserable run for the French side, who have now lost four games in a row in all competitions.

However, they could not make an impact against Arsenal or Manchester United this season and a trip to face an unbeaten Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday is arguably the toughest assignment so far.

"I'm not nervous, I'm excited to play against my former club and team-mates - I understand how some of them play, so that could be an advantage for me".

"I'm not nervous, I'm excited to play against my former club and team-mates - I understand how some of them play, so that could be an advantage for me".

With a total of 12 points after four games Chelsea has booked a spot in the last 32.

Vanessa Coleman

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