Sarri calm over his future at Chelsea

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"He made a very big mistake and now the situation is closed".

The Chelsea head coach kept the Spain goalkeeper, 24, waiting until two hours before kick-off to tell him that he would be back in goal for the 2-1 win over Fulham. Of course, for him, it's not easy a first season in this football with a new team.

However, they were level for just three minutes as the much-maligned Jorginho curled in a handsome effort from just outside the box for his first Chelsea goal since the opening day of the season, having been set up by Eden Hazard.

Popular Argentine veteran Willy Caballero replaced Kepa against Tottenham and delivered a confident performance while the world's most expensive keeper kicked his heels on the bench.

Fulham will feel that they deserved a share of the spoils after matching Chelsea for large periods of the game, but caretaker boss Parker will still take pride from how his team performed against their nearest rivals, who have now delivered three improved performances for Sarri at a time when the Italian remains under pressure to keep his job in the dugout.

And Jenas has praised both Sarri and Kepa for their reaction to the incident at Wembley.

They fell behind in the 20th minute against Chelsea when Higuain, who had spurned two earlier chances, finished from Cesar Azpilicueta's right-wing cross.

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"And now I think Marcos started to return to his best".

It would have been an open goal for Babel, but the Fulham winger was slow to react and Kepa scrambled back to dive on the ball. "The players ran 15 kilometres on Sunday on average and the average of the last match was 12, so we need to consider it".

Mitrovic nearly equalised for Fulham in the 88th-minute but forced Kepa into a decent save before Ryan Sessegnon thought he had snatched a point in added time, only to see his effort ruled out for a marginal offside.

From the resulting corner, Chelsea were punished for an terrible piece of defending as Fulham grabbed a 28th minute equaliser.

The Cottagers' equaliser came from the resulting corner, with Ryan Babel's inswinging cross allowing Chambers to send an eight-yard volley past Arrizabalaga having been left free at the back post. Willian and Eden Hazard support Gonzalo Higuain up top.

Jorginho has become a scapegoat for Chelsea supporters in recent weeks.

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