Maurizio Sarri urges Chelsea players to avoid the "black-out" as they prepare to face Manchester City

Maurizio Sarri urges Chelsea players to avoid the "blackout" as they prepare to face the undefeated Manchester City

  • Chelsea are unbeaten from Manchester City at Stamford Bridge this weekend
  • Blues boss Maurizio Sarri wants his players to avoid a "black-out" like the Wolves
  • Sarri has never beat Pep Guardiola in the two managers three meetings

Kieran Gill for MailOnline

Maurizio Sarri says he has predicted problems at Chelsea this season and has invited his players not to suffer another "black-out" as against the Wolves.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek ceded Chelsea to Molineux Stadium, but lost 2-1, and will face Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

Sarri has never beaten Pep Guardiola in their three games and believes his team has to fight to recover something on Saturday.

Maurizio Sarri wants his Chelsea players to avoid a "black-out" in front of Manchester City

"I think we have a problem handling the game at the moment", said Sarri. "In the last two games we played well for 55, 60 minutes but then, at the first difficulty, we went crazy.

"The first match we were lucky because they did not score. In the last game, we were a bit unlucky because, for the opponents, there are five shots and only two on goal, and we have conceded two goals. But, after the first goal, we entered the blackout and we were not able to react ".

On the City, which has 10 points ahead of Chelsea in the Premier League, Sarri said: "The game, for us, is really very important.

The undefeated city of Guardiola enters the heavyweight clash 10 points from Chelsea

"You know very well that it's a very difficult game against, perhaps, the best team in Europe at the moment, so we know very well that it's very difficult.

"It's impossible to beat them for a long time, of course, right now, but in a game, anything can happen.

"It is very difficult to recover the gap. I do not know the difference at the moment. We started very well, this season, but now we have to face some difficulties. I think it's normal

"Sooner or later, it is normal to have some difficulty in a new way of playing. It's normal. We must work, we must try to solve the problem by problem, day after day. And to improve permanently. & # 39;

The consecutive defeats have left the Chelsea players in a difficult moment, while trying to overthrow the City


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