Sarri Breaks 24-year-old Premier League Record, Sets New One

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Sarri Breaks 24-year-old Premier League Record, Sets New One

coach, has broken a 24-year-old Premier League record after his side’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Chelsea 3-1 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday evening made Chelsea remain unbeaten after 11 games without defeat, taking them up to second place in Premier League table.

They are level on points with Liverpool, but ahead of Jurgen Klopp’s side on goal difference. It is the longest unbeaten run by a new manager in the English topflight at the start of their reign. The Italian equalled the 11 games without defeat Frank Clark racked up back in 1994.

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However, Clark was in his second season as Forest manager, having got the side promoted from the First Division following the departure of Brian Clough a year earlier. However, the Italian was unconcerned about making history before facing Palace.

had told pre-match conference, “I don’t want to think about the record.

“We have to think only about the match. We have to think only about how to gain points.

“The record is only a consequence.”

Gbolahan Adeyemi