#sports activities Chelsea: Graham Potter admits he is ‘disillusioned’ to see his first game in charge end in a draw
Graham Potter ‘disillusioned’ to see his first game in charge of Chelsea end in a draw as he laments RB Salzburg’s ‘irritating’ equaliser… however praises his gamers for his or her ‘superb’ angle since his arrival
- Chelsea stay backside of Champions League group after RB Salzburg draw
- Raheem Sterling’s opener was cancelled out by Noah Okafor’s equaliser
- Graham Potter admitted his aspect lacked innovative in his first game in charge
- He lamented equaliser however mentioned gamers had responded nicely to his arrival at membership
Graham Potter expressed his disappointment at seeing his first game as Chelsea boss end in a 1-1 draw in opposition to RB Salzburg.
The Blues stay backside of their Champions League group after Raheem Sterling’s opener was cancelled out by Noah Okafor’s equaliser quarter-hour earlier than time in west London.
The hosts lacked innovative earlier than and after Sterling’s purpose, and Potter admitted his aspect’s ending at Stamford Bridge wants to enhance however reassured followers the workforce will enhance.
Graham Potter admits he is disillusioned after his first game as Chelsea boss ended in a draw
Raheem Sterling (centre) opened the scoring for the Blues early on in the second half
Potter – who took charge of his first Champions League game as supervisor – informed BT Sport: ‘[I am] disillusioned with the outcome in the end. I believe they boys gave all the things, I actually did. They attacked nicely.
‘We missed a bit in the ultimate third. Their keeper [Philipp Kohn] made some good saves. We acquired into the ultimate third a lot. We acquired Raheem into 1v1 conditions usually which was good.
‘They had a lot of blocks and we did not end nicely on a regular basis. We have to mud ourselves performed. The utility was nice. We will get higher.
But Noah Okafor equalised for RB Salzburg to make sure the Austrian aspect took away a level
Potter admitted his aspect lacked innovative in their Champions League match in west London
‘[I am] disillusioned with the outcome however the boys gave all the things and it wasn’t meant to be in the present day.’
Potter additionally credited the Austrian Bundesliga aspect for taking their likelihood after they had been in the ascendancy, however admitted ‘little particulars’ had contributed to his aspect conceding an ‘irritating’ equaliser.
‘It’s not straightforward to management how they play,’ Potter added. ‘You have to credit score them for that. It’s not possible to management the entire thing for 90 minutes and the bits we did not they scored in.
‘It’s at all times irritating while you concede a purpose. The general defensive efficiency was good.
However, he praised the gamers for responding nicely to him since he changed Thomas Tuchel
‘It’s the little particulars. It’s not been straightforward for the boys as nicely however they’ve responded rather well to us (arriving on the membership). The angle has been superb.’
The former Brighton boss can have to wait till after the worldwide break in opposition to Crystal Palace for his first likelihood to register his maiden win as Blues boss.
Chelsea had been set to tackle Liverpool this weekend in the Premier League however that match has now been postponed with police sources stretched forward of the Queen’s funeral.
In the Champions League, their subsequent match sees them face a daunting journey to tackle Group E leaders AC Milan at San Siro.