How poor Graham Potter poor substitution cost Chelsea victory against Everton

Chelsea football club winning run came at a disappointing end against Everton earlier this evening in front of a fully parked Stamford bridge crowd, it was a game that many supporters had expected Chelsea to win comfortably considering how Everton have struggled in away games this season.

The head to head records showed also that Chelsea have been superior against same opponents at Stamford bridge in years past but Chelsea head coach decision from the kickoff and his poor substitution will be a major talking points.


Conor Gallagher came in for Christian Pulisic via Twitter photos

Firstly he decided to keep Mykhailo Mudryk away from the team and returned Christian Pulisic to the lineup, it was a decision that backfired as Christian Pulisic struggled to show justify his inclusion.

Last weekend Mykhailo Mudryk was a shining light in attack using his pace, skills and strength to unsettle Leicester back line, he ultimately provided an assist for the last goal of the game.


Mykhailo Mudryk was an unused substitute via Twitter photos

Secondly the coach decisions during the substitution was questionable, he removed Christian Pulisic and opted for Conor Gallagher when Mykhailo was the ideal replacement, he also brought off Mateo Kovacic and Joao Felix replacing them with Ruben Loftus-cheek and Carney Chukwuemeka.


Carney Chukwuemeka came on for Joao Felix via Twitter photos

It was a decision that crucially backfired, although Wesley Fofana removal seemed to have been necessitated by injury but bringing on Trevoh Chalobah when inform Marc Cucurella was seated on the bench is also a poor decision.

Chelsea eventually relinquished the lead and finished the game with a score line of 2-2 after 90 minutes.


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