Maurizio Sarri makes history after Chelsea smash Burnley

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Maurizio Sarris Chelsea smashed Burnley on Sunday (Picture: Getty)

Maurizio Sarri has become the first Chelsea manager to remain unbeaten in his first ten Premier League matches in charge of the club.

The former Napoli boss achieved the feat after Chelsea thrashed Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor on Sunday.

Despite Eden Hazard missing the fixture through injury, Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the season and moved second in the top-flight with an emphatic victory.

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Ross Barkley, who scored the late equaliser against Manchester United last weekend, set up Alvaro Moratas first-half opener with a neat through ball.

The England international doubled Chelseas lead after half-time with a 25-yard strike that beat Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart.

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Barkleys contributions continued five minutes later when he assisted Willian, with the Brazilian making it 3-0 to the visitors.

1 – Maurizio Sarri is the first Chelsea manager to remain unbeaten in his first 10 Premier League matches in charge of the club (P10 W7 D3 L0). Record-breaker.

— OptaChelsea (@OptaChels) October 28, 2018

Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who scored a hat-trick in the Europa League during the week, added a fourth in injury-time.

The victory means Chelsea are now second in the Premier League, two points behind leaders Liverpool and one behind Manchester City.

Speaking after the win, Chelsea star Barkley said: We put in a top drawer performance today.

We are growing, we have momentum game by game and we can continue to improve.

Chelsea have made a fine start to the new season (Picture: Getty)

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I am made up with how things are going, we are chipping in with the goals. I believe we can stay in the title race.

Loftus-Cheek added: Its been a good week. We need to keep it going. I have to be ready to play whenever, I came off the bench unexpectedly.

Ill carry on learning on the training pitch and getting better.

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