Graham Potter reacts to Joao Felix pink card

Graham Potter has lamented Joao Felix’s sending off in his Chelsea debut, calling it ‘one other blow’ for the Blues.

Chelsea had drawn degree due to a Kalidou Koulibaly aim at the beginning of the second half after Fulham had taken the lead via Willian within the first, earlier than Felix noticed pink and Carlos Vinicius subsequently grabbed the winner for the house facet – additional including strain to under-fire supervisor Potter.

The outcome leaves the Blues in tenth place within the league having misplaced as many video games as they’ve gained within the Premier League this season (seven).

Talking after the sport to the membership’s official web site, Potter mentioned the Felix pink card: “It was a response from the facet and it was a ahead’s deal with. There was no malice. I perceive the sending off.

“It’s one other blow. I assumed he was good, you may see his high quality within the sport so it is double disappointment for us.”

The Chelsea supervisor additionally addressed the membership’s latest, woeful, type, stating: “It is robust. I really feel for the supporters, gamers and everyone related with the membership. There have been some positives there, a few first rate probabilities for us.

“We are going to maintain working, there isn’t any different resolution. We are going to keep collectively, keep centered and transfer on to the following match to try to get three factors.”