Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri responds to sacking fears after embarrassing Manchester City defeat

first_imgAdvertisement Chelsea have slipped to sixth in the Premier League (Picture: Getty)‘The motivation today was good. We were not able to stay in the match and react later.‘I have to analyse the match and what happened. Maybe we were a little bit unlucky but we had to adapt. First of all I want to see it alone and then I will decide.’Pep Guardiola, whose City side have now won three matches in seven days, said: ‘Incredible week, incredible game.‘We are lucky to score three from the first four actions. After 3-0 they were much better than us and after 5-0 it was not easy for them.‘Chelsea take the ball, play incredible, so that’s why I am very pleased after we played Arsenal, Everton and had a few days to recover.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘To scored six against Chelsea and the way we played, we had so much attention. We did it, it’s an incredible compliment to the players, they are outstanding.‘We spoke this morning, we trained set pieces, trained some movements and I never thought we would score this amount of goals.’Chelsea have now dropped to sixth in the Premier League, below Arsenal on goal difference.Manchester City have returned to the top of the table but title rivals Liverpool have a game in hand on the defending champions.MORE: Sarri explains why he snubbed Guardiola handshake after Chelsea loss Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri responds to sacking fears after embarrassing Manchester City defeat Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea were smashed 6-0 by Manchester City (Picture: Getty)Maurizio Sarri admits he is ‘worried’ for his Chelsea team after Sunday’s embarrassing defeat to Manchester City.But the Blues boss refused to be drawn on whether the 6-0 loss could cost him his job at Stamford Bridge.A Sergio Aguero hat-trick, a Raheem Sterling brace and a goal from Ilkay Gundogan saw City thump Sarri’s Chelsea at the Etihad.The defeat has led to speculation over Sarri’s long-term future in west London and the manager says he ‘does not know’ whether he will discuss the situation with Chelsea’s board this week.ADVERTISEMENT Sarri says he’s ‘at risk’ of losing his job, after City thrashingTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 3:36FullscreenSarri says he’s ‘at risk’ of losing his job, after City thrashing is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAsked whether he feared for his job, Sarri said: ‘I don’t know. You have to ask the club. I am worried about my team, the performance but my job is always at risk. You have to ask the club.’AdvertisementAdvertisementSarri said he was surprised by the emphatic defeat as he was pleased by how the team trained throughout the week.He added: ‘My feeling this week was really good. It was good during training and the technical meeting and the warm-up.‘The goal after three minutes made it very difficult to play against these opponents, who played fantastic football. Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick helped City cruise to victory (Picture: Getty)center_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 10 Feb 2019 7:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Comment Advertisementlast_img

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