"Obviously, if I want to come back, I need to be efficient and show the manager I am ready", said Giroud before the game.
Maurizio Sarri wants nothing but perfection from Chelsea but knows it will take time to get to that stage.
Maurizio Sarri praised Callum Hudson-Odoi after the the 18-year-old marked his first Chelsea start with a goal in a 4-0 rout of 10-man PAOK but remains to be convinced that the academy prospect is ready for Premier League football.
This prospect, one which now sees Ruben Loftus-Cheek - who started during the World Cup for England - unable to find a way into Sarri's starting Premier League team, is said to have led Hudson-Odoi to look elsewhere for first-team opportunities. "If the ball is on the left, we have (Marcos) Alonso, (Eden) Hazard, (Mateo) Kovacic, (Ross) Barkley, so in that situation he has to stay very close to Jorginho".
"I have a meeting of five or 10 minutes with the individuals, individual meetings with the players", he added.
He said: "I've scored goals in the past but it's true that I was waiting for more chances".
"When the manager starts me I try to give my best, do my part". "It was only a reaction to the difficulties (we were having)".
"The first pressure wasn't being made, I believe it wasn't being made". Every time I got the ball I wanted to do my stuff.
"I am really happy with the team spirit and we can move forwards now and start some new momentum". But due to Jorginho's presence, one player in the form of N'golo Kante has been used in a different box to box role.
"You'll always remember me, huh?".
'Four goals plus a clean sheet, a good night for us. Loftus-Cheek also provided more evidence that he is progressing tactically under Sarri's guidance, and numerous starters got some rest ahead of Fulham.
'I will celebrate tonight with my family'. Looked a little too eager to impress early on, understandably, but soon calmed down and scored an impressive goal before clipping in an inviting cross for Morata to get in on the fun.
US Senators move to end support for Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen
In an op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal , Pompeo said the Crown Prince has moved the country in a reformist direction. Yesterday's "procedural vote sets up the beginning of a floor debate on the resolution next week", explains the AP.