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Alvaro Morata netted a brace before compatriot Pedro scored the third to cancel out Andros Townsend leveler during the London derby

The 59-year-old Sarri has now gone unbeaten in his first 11 Premier League games since his arrival last summer Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has matched a 24-year-old Premier League record set by Frank Clark in 1994.

On the other hand, Clark’s milestone was in the second season as Nottingham Forest manager, having secured promotion for the Reds from the second tier the previous season.

According to a The Mirror report, the 59-year-old Italian tactician was still in his first season as Chelsea claimed their 11th top-flight game against Crystal Palace since his arrival in the summer.

“I’m very proud to be the coach of this team,” he said. “The record is not one of the coach, but of the team. “I was lucky.

I have very good players, and my players, in the last two months, were able to win also without a great level of organisation from the tactical point of view. I was lucky, I think,” he noted, even as he was quick to add that the Blues squad are still a work in progress.

“We need to improve from a tactical point of view. “In the first 15 minutes of the second half we were not compact.

In the defensive phase we need to improve. When we can’t cover the ball in the opponent’s half we are in trouble.

So we need to improve,” Sarri added. Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard celebrate a goal during Chelsea 3-1 win over Palace on Sunday

Spanish striker Alvaro Morata scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 32nd minute after receiving a superb assist from Pedro. But the visitors restored parity in the 53rd minute when James McArthur provided glorious chance that made Andros Townsend to score.

Chelsea extended their lead in the 65th minute through Alvaro Morata, and it was Belgium international Eden Hazard that provided the assist for him.

Marcos Alonso supplied the fine pass that allowed Pedro to score the winning goal for Chelsea in the 70th minute as the Blues won the match 3-1.