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REVEALED: Only Mourinho betters Sarri as first season Chelsea manager

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri's first season in charge is bettered only by Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge.

Sarri finished the season a Europa League title winner.

And in terms of wins, only one Chelsea manager has ever managed more in his first season at the club.

The 60-year-old won 39 of his 63 games in charge, drawing 13 and losing 11.

Jose Mourinho is the only Blues boss who has ever secured more victories in his debut campaign, winning 42 in his first spell in the legendary 04-05 season.

Carlo Ancelotti achieved as many as Sarri in his while Antonio Conte pulled off 37.

The likes of Claudio Ranieiri, Luiz Felipe Scolari and Andre-Villas-Boas only managed 21.


DEBUT SEASON WINS

1. Jose Mourinho (2004-05) - 42

2. Maurizio Sarri (2018-19) - 39

2. Carlo Ancelotti (2009-10) - 39

4. Antonio Conte (2016-17) - 37

5. Jose Mourinho (2013-14) - 35

6. Claudio Ranieri (2000-01) - 21

6. Luiz Felipe Scolari (2008-09) - 21

6. Andre Villas-Boas (2011-12) - 21

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