Livescore: Latest Europa League result for PAOK vs Chelsea

Livescore: Latest Europa League result for PAOK vs Chelsea

He said: "I don't know exactly the situation". "I've spoken with the doctor, but only for a few seconds".

Eden Hazard was omitted from the Chelsea squad at his own request due to fatigue, but manager Maurizio Sarri fielded a strong side for the Blues' opening game in Group L at a hostile Toumba Stadium.

"Alvaro has to gain confidence with one, two, three goals", Sarri added. 'I am not able to give him confidence.

'I hope for him in the future I can help him.

Willian's early goal proved enough to beat PAOK Salonika in the Europa League and maintain Chelsea's winning start to the season.

"For the first time in this season he was ready in the box".

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A radical departure from Antonio Conte's reactive approach, Sarri-ball has seen the Blues embark on an attacking rage at the league, plundering 14 goals so far, while also having made the most passes out of all the top-flight clubs and also having the best passing accuracy percentage (along with Manchester City).

"I think we were in control of the match for 90 minutes", he said. "We have had a lot of opportunities".

Pedro was forced off with a shoulder injury after colliding with Paschalakis, and Chelsea held on to secure their first three points of the group stage. When it is time to kill the match, we have to kill the match.

And finally, Chelsea defender Emerson Palmieri has hinted at some growing unrest under Maurizio Sarri.

The Italy worldwide, who is yet to be included in a single one of Sarri's match day squads this season and was left out of the 21-man party that travelled to Greece, tweeted shortly after the final whistle: "I'm fine, I'm not injured".

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