Chelsea boss Graeme Potter clarified that replacing Joao Felix off the field during the 3-1 win over Leicester City was a matter of tactics.
The Portugal international started the ufabet game at the King Power Stadium but was substituted at halftime by Conor Gallagher with the scoreline two ahead. -1
When asked if Felix’s replacement after 45 minutes was injure, Potter say: “No, it’s just tactical. I need more players in midfield.
“I know we need someone who can hold the ball. A different profile and I think Conor [Gallagher] was brilliant when he came on.
Chelsea have won three games in a row, including reaching the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, with their next game at home to Everton next week.
His wild celebrations distratced him from the fact the offside flag had raise, with a knee slide and a few fist pumps produced before he eventually looked around.
Putting that disappointment behind him, Mudryk provided the assist for Kovacic’s goal and Potter was full of praise for the winger after the match.
“He’ll get better and better,” the Chelsea boss said.
“He’s a young player that hasn’t that much experience, so each game he’ll get better and better. His attitude is fantastic.”