Loftus-Cheek scores hat-trick in Chelsea win

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And Sarri, whose side remain unbeaten after nine Premier League games, remains confident that Alonso can become one of the top defenders in the world at Chelsea FC.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek needed to prove a point to his Chelsea head coach and did so in style last night with his first senior hat-trick - to the delight of his team-mates.

A move that started with Loftus-Cheek in his own half saw Pedro burst down the left flank and, when he was dispossessed, Chelsea's home-grown talent was on hand to guide home his hat-trick goal.

The 27-year-old has struggled with more defensive responsibility alongside Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz and Antonio Rudiger at the centre of Chelsea FC's defence.

Upfront, Olivier Giroud has replaced Alvaro Morata, who drops down to the bench, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek gets a rare start in midfield alongside Kovacic and Cesc Fabregas. "We're doing so well at the moment, that competition really drives the team".

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"I don't know", he replied when asked about these accusations. It's very hard to solve the tactical problem without an improvement in the defensive phase of these three midfielders.

"He needs to improve in the defensive phase as he played in a five more, now he plays in a four".

Chelsea have won all three matches in Group L as they will be traveling to the Eastern European nation to take on the Belorussian side in a return leg in two weeks.

Sarri said, "At the beginning of the season he was a very good player and now he is a good player that is more suited to my style of football". It's normal. My problem remains the same.

'I hope to be able to do it in future, but I need the co-operation of the players.

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