Suffering Sarri left to ponder what might have been

LONDON • It was about to be Maurizio Sarri's cherry on the cake moment, his reconnection with the Chelsea fans.

The head coach had made two very popular, crowd-pleasing substitutions in the form of Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2019, with the headline 'Suffering Sarri left to ponder what might have been'. Print Edition | Subscribe