Chelsea head coach Graham Potter insisted that there have been loads of positives to take following their disappointing 2-2 draw at dwelling 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 aim distinction.
However whereas Potter recognised that such a disappointing ending to this sport 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 dissatisfied [and] annoyed as a result of they suppose they put rather a lot into the sport.
“In the end we’re actually, actually annoyed as a result of we are able to’t concede the targets that we did and anticipate to win the sport.”
He added: “In the end we haven’t defended properly 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 properly. The sensation is frustration as a result of we’ve dropped factors.
“You must credit score Everton. They do what they do properly. They ask you questions, however I feel many of the sport we managed properly – as a lot as you may.”