sport news Chelsea 1-0 Perth Glory: Maurizio Sarri gets off to winning start

Chelsea 1-0 Perth Glory: Maurizio Sarri gets off to winning start in his first match in charge of the Blues as Pedro's first-half strike seals victory Pedro scored the first goal in the Maurizio Sarri era inside the opening five minutes of the friendly in Australia  Ross Barkley almost doubled the Blues' advantage in the second half but his effort came back off the post Jorginho was handed his debut at a sold out Optus Stadium in Australia after joining the Blues for £57million

By Kieran Gill for MailOnline

Published: 14:30 BST, 23 July 2018 | Updated: 14:30 BST, 23 July 2018

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Maurizio Sarri got off to a winning start in his first match in charge of Chelsea with a 1-0 victory over Perth Glory on Monday.

Pedro scored the first goal in the Sarri era inside the opening five minutes of the friendly and that was enough to seal the win.

Jorginho was handed his debut at a sold out Optus Stadium in Australia after joining the Blues for £57million.

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Pedro scored the first goal in the Maurizio Sarri era inside the opening five minutes of the friendly in Australia on Monday

Pedro scored the first goal in the Maurizio Sarri era inside the opening five minutes of the friendly in Australia on Monday

Pedro celebrates after scoring Chelsea's first goal of the game against Perth Glory at the Optus Stadium on Monday

Pedro celebrates after scoring Chelsea's first goal of the game against Perth Glory at the Optus Stadium on Monday

Pedro is surrounded by his Blues team-mates after putting them ahead in their friendly against Perth Glory on Monday

Pedro is surrounded by his Blues team-mates after putting them ahead in their friendly against Perth Glory on Monday

Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi (R) celebrates with team-mate Pedro after his cross set up the Spaniard in the first half

Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi (R) celebrates with

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