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‘I Can’t Understand What Happens’ – Fans On Twitter React As Sarri Identifies Worrying Trend After Chelsea Win

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he can’t explain why his team has started second halves so poorly in recent games.

The Blues conceded two goals after halftime in the 4-3 win over Slavia Prague in the Europa League last night, and the Blues boss says he has noticed the worrying trend over the past ten games:

“It’s a problem we have had for the last two months where we start the second half badly. We need a solution to solve this because in the last 10 matches it has been the same.”

“Maybe at the end of the first half, we thought we had qualified already but against this opponent that wasn’t true because they are the most physical team I have seen in my career.”

“They have physical numbers I’ve never seen before so it was clear the second half would be difficult for us but, of course, we did something wrong in the first 15 minutes.”

Fans on Twitter are as perplexed about the dropoff in performances as Sarri:

When asked about what he says in his team talk at halftime after the Prague victory, Sarri replied he has been insisting that his team start the second half with the same concentration and application but his players still don’t take heed of his words.

Although it didn’t matter as much yesterday, with Chelsea coming out 5-3 winners on aggregate, losses against both Everton and Liverpool have shown how such poor second half displays can cost the team vital points.

They will certainly need to improve when they face the likes of Burnley, Manchester United and Eintracht Frankfurt over the next couple of weeks.

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