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 at the moment are solely within the prime 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 objectives we conceded is irritating,” Potter informed a press convention. “The boys are disillusioned [and] pissed off as a result of they suppose they put so much into the sport.
“Finally we’re actually, actually pissed off as a result of we are able to’t concede the objectives that we did and count on to win the sport.”
He added: “Finally we haven’t defended properly sufficient. I feel result-wise it was a step again as a result of we needed to win. However performance-wise it was a step ahead as a result of we attacked properly. The sensation is frustration as a result of we’ve dropped factors.
“You need to credit score Everton. They do what they do properly. They ask you questions, however I feel many of the recreation we managed properly – as a lot as you’ll be able to.”