Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is unmoved about is team’s 6-0 drubbing at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. The Londoners suffered their worst defeat since 1991 but the coach has vowed to stick with his style of football.
Chelsea’s away form is also a cause for concern with four away losses in a row in all competitions without scoring equals Chelsea’s club record. Their last away goal was N’Golo Kante’s winner at Crystal Palace on Dec. 30.
However, the Italian stated. “My target is to play my football, and not to change to other football (styles). Today I didn’t see my football. At the beginning it worked, so now we need to understand the reason why at the moment it isn’t working.
“I am worried about my team and the performance – my job is always at risk.
Azpilicueta Apologizes To Fans
In a different twist, Chelsea defender, Cesar Azpilicueta has branded his team’s 6-0 hammering at Manchester City unacceptable and apologised to supporters.
The loss saw Chelsea slip below Arsenal to sixth in the table on goals scored and raised further questions over the future of manager Maurizio Sarri.
On his twiiter handle, @CesarAzpi, the defender wrote: ‘The only thing I can say to the fans is sorry, because it’s not acceptable, and I feel sorry for all of them.’
Defender Azpilicueta, who was given a torrid time by two-goal City winger Raheem Sterling, also said on the club’s website, www.chelseafc.com: “It’s difficult to find the words to describe my feeling after the game.
“It is one of the worst nights in my career. It’s very frustrating, it’s very disappointing.
“When you lose 6-0 everyone has to accept they didn’t play well. The only thing I can say to the fans is sorry, because it’s not acceptable, and I feel sorry for all of them.”
Meanwhile. Man City Coach, Pep Guardiola has voiced his determination to maintain standards that he experienced at Barcelona.
Speaking at a press conference, the Spainard said “The desire to want to do the best is incredible and similar (to that at Barca),”
“For us to get 100 points, break all records and continue to push them and push them… these guys work a lot. The only way I know is the more you win, the more you have to work.”