Following Chelsea’s 2-1 loss against Fulham, which put them halfway between the relegation zone and the top four in the Premier League league, Graham Potter confessed it was “difficult to see any light
Fulham’s triumph over their neighbourhood rivals was their first against them in 17 years and just their second since 1979, while Chelsea’s difficulties continued with just one victory in their previous nine league games.
When Potter went over to cheer the Blues fans at the end of the game, he was met with mixed reactions from the travelling crowd due to Chelsea’s victory.
After the game, the manager remained dejected and acknowledged it was a trying time for the team. This season, Chelsea has undoubtedly struggled with a significant injury crisis; 11 players are expected to miss the match against Crystal Palace on Sunday.
With Denis Zakaria leaving the game on Thursday night due to injury, Joao Felix’s three-game suspension was ensured by his red card. On the sidelines, they are joined by Edouard Mendy, Christian Pulisic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Raheem Sterling, N’Golo Kante, Wesley Fofana, Armando Broja, and Raheem Sterling.
Potter acknowledged that the club is in trouble, but he insisted that the players are behind him.