Maurizio Sarri reveals why Chelsea star left Stamford Bridge on deadline day

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Huddersfield: Hamer 7, Hadergjonaj 7, Schindler 6, Zanka 5, Kongolo 5, Mooy 5, Hogg 6, Billing 6, Pritchard 6, Lowe 5, Mounie 6.

Substitutes: Lossl, Smith, Diakhaby, Ramadan, Van la Parra, Depoitre (6), Stankovic.

World Cup victor Kante's scruffy 34th-minute volley and Jorginho's audacious penalty on the stroke of half-time put Chelsea in control before Pedro wrapped up the points in the closing stages. If you look at the result, you can think about an easy game, but in the first half we were in trouble for 15 minutes against a very physical team.

Sarri has quite a task on his hands getting this Chelsea squad up to speed and there were concerns heading into the match.

France World Cup victor N'Golo Kante volleyed in the opener in the 34th minute, Jorginho netted a penalty on his Premier League debut before halftime and Pedro drove home the third with an angled drive after the break. Jorginho coolly converted the penalty.

Chelsea: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Barkley (Loftus-Cheek 68), Willian (Hazard 72), Pedro (Moses 81), Morata.

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STAR MAN - Kante was his usual pesky self in midfield but, playing in a new formation under the new boss, he was a real attacking threat. It is expected that his influence will only grow, given his new, advanced role.

Speaking in an interview with Chelsea FC's website, he said: "I think I will be able to adapt and I find his style, his ideas and how he likes to play very attractive".

Kongolo initially joined the Terriers on loan for the second half of last season and performed well enough at the back for Huddersfield to make him their record signing this summer.

Sarri's half-time talk proves effective: There was some cause for concern after Chelsea's first-half performance. The Belgian winger was simply scintillating against Huddersfield when he came off the bench in the Blues' 3-0 win, away from home.

Chelsea are top of the table for now but they face a much sterner test against Arsenal, who beat them on penalties in pre-season.

The Blues may have been disappointing against Manchester City in the Community Shield last weekend but their Premier League campaign is up and running.

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