Graham Potter praises Chelsea’s “spirit” after beating Leicester City

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Head coach Graham Potter acknowledges that Chelsea‘s workforce spirit is “rising” after they defeated Leicester City by a 3-1 scoreline within the Premier League.

Per week in the past, Potter was beneath intense stress to retain his job at Stamford Bridge, a consequence of his aspect recording simply three wins in 17 matches and ceaselessly struggling for targets.

Nevertheless, the Blues bounced again by edging out Leeds United final week earlier than producing arguably their greatest efficiency of the season to defeat Borussia Dortmund within the Champions League three days later, reserving a quarter-final spot within the course of.

Regardless of the progress in Europe, Chelsea stay beneath stress to place collectively a profitable streak within the high flight so as to stay within the race for European qualification.

On Saturday afternoon, the West Londoners produced one more encouraging show as they received the higher of Leicester on the King Energy Stadium.

Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz and Mateo Kovacic all received on the scoresheet to maneuver Chelsea to inside one level of ninth-placed Brentford within the standings.

Chelsea's Ben Chilwell celebrates scoring against Leicester City on March 11, 2023.

After the sport, Potter admitted that it has been a big week for himself and the membership, his workforce producing type which he hopes will final in the long run.

The Englishman instructed reporters: “It has been a workforce efficiency over the week. It takes time to develop that, however the spirit is rising. The togetherness I actually like, preventing to play, able to play.

Marc Cucurella has been out of the squad for some time however has now put in two nice performances. It epitomises what we want within the squad.

“I am delighted for the gamers as a result of it has been a troublesome interval we have been via and now we are able to sit up for the weekend to attempt to end off earlier than the worldwide break with three factors.”

Chelsea play host to Everton on March 18 as they bid to maintain the stress on the highest six, the present hole standing at 4 factors having performed two video games greater than present occupants Newcastle United.