Marcos Alonso has referred to as for Chelsea to be extra scientific as they give the impression of being to bounce again from their goalless draw with Everton.
The champions dominated Saturday’s Premier League conflict at Goodison Park however didn’t profit from their alternatives in opposition to Sam Allardyce’s diligent facet.
The consequence, coupled with Manchester Metropolis’s Four-Zero win over Bournemouth, means Antonio Conte’s facet are 16 factors adrift of prime spot with half the season gone.
Alonso acknowledged it was a “very disappointing” consequence and has urged his team-mates to be extra ruthless in opposition to Brighton and Hove Albion on Boxing Day.
“We were very unlucky not to win after controlling the whole game and having a lot of chances,” he stated, as quoted by the membership’s official web site. “However we take one level, it’s what it’s, very disappointing.
“We knew it was going to be tough and as the game was passing it was getting harder because they were defending closer to their goal. The performance wasn’t bad, we just need to be more clinical.”
— Marcos Alonso (@marcosalonso03) December 23, 2017
Centre-back Antonio Rudiger felt luck was in opposition to Chelsea, who had 68 per cent of the possession and 25 pictures on Saturday, however needs to reply by ending 2017 with wins over Brighton and Stoke Metropolis.
“Of course, it’s very disappointing because I think we were the better team and we had a lot of chances to score but you have some days when it’s like that,” stated Rudiger. “You possibly can even play for perhaps three hours and also you wouldn’t rating.
“We would have liked the three factors so we now have to maintain going. We performed a very good match however we have been simply unfortunate.
“The target can only be six points. It’s not easy but that’s our aim, that’s what we’re going for, we want six points.”