Five things we learned from the Premier League

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Chelsea also made it five wins from as many games under Maurizio Sarri thanks to the brilliance of Eden Hazard, who scored a hat-trick in a convincing 4-1 win over Cardiff to edge ahead of Liverpool on goal difference.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has a 100 percent win ratio in the group stages matches of the UEFA Europa League, winning all six matches whilst in charge of Napoli in 2015-16.

"I talked with Eden [on Friday] and I told him that for me, he can score 40 goals".

"For Odoi, in his position, in the last match [I] played Pedro and Hazard", Sarri said.


"I think so", Sarri said when asked if he thinks Hazard can outscore Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero.

PAOK will now be firmly focused on making an impression in the Europa League, however, as they prepare to welcome Chelsea on Thursday night.

World Cup star Loftus-Cheek has featured for a total of 33 minutes for Chelsea this season.

It says much for the wealth of options on offer to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola that he could afford to leave out last season's Young Player of the Year Leroy Sane for the first month of the season.


The Belgian scored a cool penalty in the 81st minute after Bamba brought down Willian in the area.

There have been no reports of an injury so the Belgian worldwide is probably being rested ahead of Chelsea's upcoming game against West Ham on Sunday while they also have a league and cup double-header coming up against Liverpool.

"I think overall the performance was very positive, although there will clearly be bigger tests this season. I don't know what happened in the past but now he has a good chance".

The early exertion is taking its toll, with last season's seventh-place finishers in last place in the Premier League with a one point from five games.


"It is in no way devaluing the competition if we make those changes because the standard of the players who might come in are clearly top-level Premier League with absolutely no exceptions", Nevin added. I don't want to go there and not have a shot on target, but we've got to have players at their best abilities to give them a game'.

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