"We all needed that", Belgium worldwide Hazard told Chelsea's TV channel.
But after Jorginho starred in Saturday's 5-0 thrashing of Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge, Sarri took the opportunity to explain why he has struggled at times.
Asked if he had ever coached a team with two such different faces, he replied: "Not in the past, but my target is to improve the mentality".
"We have a lot of good players, a quality team, and very good players in front", the Brazilian told the club's official web portal.
Sarri, however, has not been given the same sympathy as his predecessors by the Chelsea supporters; indeed, it is striking how quickly many have turned on him.
"The fans were not happy on Wednesday and now they are so we are happy".
Jorginho has typically lined up in the middle of a midfield three alongside Mateo Kovacic and Kante, but some people think he should swap positions with the little Frenchman.
The Blues are also inside the top four as things stand, something that will be considered as a minimum for Sarri this season. He's even gone as far as predicting exactly how the game will go.
As the fulcrum of the system and symbol of "Sarriball", Jorginho has borne the brunt of the on-pitch criticism.
Sarri still feels high of Jorginho and said that the midfielder is stronger against Huddersfield. "Jorginho needs movement without the ball from the other players because he is used to playing one touch". The maximum any manager gets out of those Chelsea players is one year.
Goals always lift the mood.
Gonzalo Higuain, who joined on loan from Juventus in the January transfer window, opened his account for the Blues with two lovely goals.
Hazard has played with so many strikers since joining the club back in 2012.
"In the box he's unbelievable".
He will need to.
By the time it is over, Sarri's revolution will either be planning for its second season or on the road to ruin.