Chelsea's good week eases the pressure on Maurizio Sarri though he's far from safe


Nick Miller

LONDON -- Against all the odds, it's been a pretty positive week for Maurizio Sarri. Ten days ago he looked on the brink, the sounds of Chelsea fans telling him just what they thought of "Sarriball" ringing in his ears. They were 10 points behind Tottenham and preparing for a thrashing in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City, who famously beat them 6-0 on Feb. 10. Now they're five points back from Spurs having beaten them on Wednesday and played pretty well despite losing on penalties...

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