Frank Lampard got his first Premier League home win as Chelsea boss as second-half goals from Jorginho and Willian sank Brighton 2-0.
Italy moved six points clear at the top of European Championship qualifying Group J with a deserved 2-1 win over nearest challengers Finland.
Jorginho and his Chelsea team-mates were on the receiving end of a 4-0 thrashing by Manchester United on Sunday – but was it so bad that the Italian decided to change his name? The 27-year-old was on the field for three of United’s goals in Chelsea’s miserable Premier League opener at Old Trafford.
Suddenly the lightning rod for criticism could become the spark plug for expression.
Marco Verratti has backed Roberto Mancini’s tactical reshuffle that sees Jorginho filling a similar role for Italy to the one that has so polarised opinion at Chelsea.
Jorginho showed his true worth to keep Chelsea’s Europa League dream alive in Frankfurt, according to team-mate Cesar Azpilicueta.
Jorginho insists he receives no favouritism from Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.
Eden Hazard says Chelsea are targeting victory in each of their remaining 10 Premier League games to succeed in the “war” for the top four.
Jorginho has been backed to overcome his detractors at Chelsea by Blues boss Maurizio Sarri.
Jorginho is a key disciple of Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri and is integral to the Italian’s footballing philosophy.
Maurizio Sarri wants Jorginho to show his credentials as Chelsea’s great dictator in Sunday’s Premier League clash at Manchester City.
Chelsea lost 4-0 at Bournemouth on Wednesday for their biggest Premier League defeat in more than 22 years.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri intends to stick rigidly to his tactical methods until his players are fully adapted.
Maurizio Sarri held individual post-mortems with his Chelsea players following the loss to Tottenham and N’Golo Kante has been ordered not to deviate from his defined role on the right of midfield.
Italy boss Roberto Mancini is confident his side can learn from their mistakes after labouring to a 1-1 draw against Poland in the Nations League opener in Bologna.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho clipped home a late penalty to secure Italy a 1-1 draw against Poland in their Nations League opener in Bologna.
Italy midfielder Jorginho has revealed he steered clear of this summer’s World Cup but believes the Azzurri are not far away from the top international sides despite failing to qualify for the finals in Russia.
Rafael Benitez has warned Newcastle they will need brains as well as heart if they are to beat Chelsea on Tyneside for a second successive season.
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Pep Guardiola is delighted by Gabriel Jesus’ contract extension at Manchester City and believes Douglas Luiz can become the next Brazilian to flourish should he get a work permit.