Chelsea head coach Graham Potter insisted that there have been loads of positives to take following their disappointing 2-2 draw at residence to Everton on Saturday.
The Blues spurned the possibility to move into the worldwide break off the again of 4 straight wins, with Ellis Simms grabbing an equaliser for the guests within the dying embers of the sport.
After Aston Villa beat Bournemouth earlier within the day, Chelsea are actually solely within the high half of the Premier League desk by advantage of purpose distinction.
However whereas Potter recognised that such a disappointing ending to this recreation leaves a bitter style within the mouth, the general efficiency was ‘a step ahead’.
“To be low cost with the targets we conceded is irritating,” Potter advised a press convention. “The boys are upset [and] pissed off as a result of they suppose they put quite a bit into the sport.
“In the end we’re actually, actually pissed off as a result of we are able to’t concede the targets that we did and count on to win the sport.”
He added: “In the end we haven’t defended effectively sufficient. I feel result-wise it was a step again as a result of we wished to win. However performance-wise it was a step ahead as a result of we attacked effectively. The sensation is frustration as a result of we’ve dropped factors.
“You need to credit score Everton. They do what they do effectively. They ask you questions, however I feel many of the recreation we managed effectively – as a lot as you may.”