Maurizio Sarri insisted he would never consider walking away from Chelsea despite enduring open hostility from many supporters throughout Sunday’s controversial 2-1 comeback win over Cardiff City.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek nodded in Chelsea’s winner in the first minute of injury time after Cesar Azpilicueta had cancelled out Victor Camarasa’s second-half strike with a header from an offside position, infuriating Cardiff manager Neil Warnock.
Chelsea’s unlikely late fightback followed sustained chants against Sarri from large groups of irate travelling Blues supporters that included “F— Sarriball”, “We want Sarri out” and “You don’t know what you’re doing”.
Sarri heard the calls for him to be sacked, and after the match claimed that winning on the pitch is the only way to lift the mood in the stands. Read more