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Rea have now managed only one win in their last seven matches, sit ninth in La Liga and earlier this month went more than eight hours without a goal.
Chelsea asserted their dominance early when Pedro scored in the fifth minute, and totally dominated the match for the most part.
Sarri replaced sacked compatriot Antonio Conte at the helm this month and is known to favour an attacking approach.
Sarri has vowed to bring flowing football to Chelsea, and that's music to the ears of Spanish international midfielder Cesc Fabregas.
Conte was made to wait 55 days after Chelsea's FA Cup final win over Manchester United before he was axed.
From his personality to his difference of opinion in transfers, here we look at three reasons the Italian only lasted two seasons with the Blues.
Conte leaves with the best win percentage 65.1% of any of Chelsea's managers in the Premier League era.
Sarri has been favourite to succeed his compatriot after impressing as manager of Serie A side Napoli, who have replaced him with former Chelsea handler Carlo Ancelotti.
The polish on Conte's tenure at Chelsea has become tarnished both at boardroom level and amongst his players.
England assistant manager Steve Holland says Gareth Southgate qualities echo Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte
Steve Holland worked with the London club's first team from 2011 before joining Gareth Southgate, and England, in 2016.
Conte is said to have infuriated several Chelsea stars with his intense personality and regimented training sessions.
To avoid the unpleasant prospect of watching Mourinho celebrating at his expense, Antonio Conte needs to find a way to unify his team following last weekend's shambolic 3-0 loss at Newcastle.
Manchester United vs Chelsea: Stakes raised for Jose Mourinho-Antonio Conte feud in FA Cup final showdown
Mourinho and Conte renew hostilities with the stakes heightened when Manchester United and Chelsea face off in FA Cup final.
Chelsea defender Cahill is adamant about lifting the trophy at Wembley would be the equal of Tottenham's top four finish.
Victory for Chelsea at Newcastle and defeat for fourth-placed Liverpool at home to Brighton would secure a Champions League berth for the west Londoners.