Chelsea took on City in the final of the league cup eventually losing to Guardiola's men on penalties and Sarri feels reaching this final was really tough. They didn't win a single game inside 90 minutes until they thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 in their 12th game of the season (all competitions), and following an away win at Cardiff in their very next Premier League game Sean Dyche's men would win just one of their next dozen matches.
The France global has started just seven Premier League games this season and he has admitted to being unhappy with his current role on several occasions.
The Clarets' main threat was always going to be from set pieces this evening, and they duly took advantage of their deadball expertise, capitalising on some wayward defending from Chelsea to become only the third team to score two or more goals against the club at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League this season.
"Starting games? With 19 or 20 I don't remember".
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The big man returned in January from a almost yearlong absence recovering from surgery for a torn left Achilles tendon. He tried to get up and keep going, but once he rose to his feet, he immediately called to be taken out of the game.
And Emerson thinks that it won't be long before Hudson-Odoi is not considered just a wonderkid, but an established performer.
The brilliant Belgian has been in superb form this season scoring 16 league goals in total.
"The Premier League is really very hard, for getting in the final of the League Cup we had to play against Liverpool, against Tottenham [Hotspur] [and] the final against Manchester City", he said. "For me, Callum is the future of Chelsea".
Emerson Palmieri has given his backing to two Chelsea team-mates, stating that they can become among the best players in the world, as Maurizio Sarri shuffles his pack late into the Premier League season.
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