Graham Potter admitted that Chelsea received ‘a little bit of luck’ with Fikayo Tomori’s crimson card throughout their 2-0 UEFA Champions League win in Milan.
Tomori obtained his marching orders in 18th minute for a foul on Mason Mount, with a penalty being awarded too. Milan had been apoplectic on the choice, however there was no intervention from VAR and Jorginho gave Chelsea the lead from the spot.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang doubled the lead shortly afterwards, and from then on it was one thing of a non-contest.
Afterwards, although, the Chelsea boss was completely happy to concede that the important thing choice within the recreation was removed from an easy one.
“To return right here and win is actually not simple, that’s for certain,” Potter advised BT Sport. “So credit score to the gamers.
“They had been actually good. We get a little bit of luck with the opponent taking place to 10 males, however total the efficiency was good. It’s good to maintain a clear sheet once more, and to return away with three factors is unbelievable for us.”
On the crimson card incident particularly, Potter added: “It is exhausting from the place I am sitting. It seems to be like he had his hand on him and Mason Mount was by way of on aim. I have to look once more clearly. It is good for the penalty and good for Jorginho to attain. It was a pleasant transfer to result in it. It’s what it’s. Typically they go for you.
“It is tough. You need to management the sport however to not be too passive. With the environment right here, one motion can lead to a aim, the stadium erupts they usually really feel like they’ve an additional man.”