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Graham Potter bemoans Chelsea's Premier League loss to Fulham.



Chelsea manager Graham Potter bemoaned his Blues' Premier League loss to Fulham, saying 'everything is going wrong'.


The Stamford Bridge club suffered a 2-1 loss to west London rivals Fulham as Joao Felix was sent off on his debut to increase the pressure on Potter.


Brazil forward Willian broke the deadlock in the 25th minute as he beat Azpilicueta before taking a shot that deflected off Trevor Chalobah and went past goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga into the net.



Within two minutes of the second half, defender Kalidou Koulibaly equalised with a close-range strike after Mason Mount's free-kick hit the left-hand post, but Chelsea couldn't threaten much as they went down to 10 men when Felix was handed his marching orders.


And in the 72nd minute, Carlos Vinicius, who replaced the injured Alexander Mitrovic in the starting lineup, nodded in the winner.





The loss means Chelsea have now only won twice in 10 matches in all competitions and after the game as Craven Cottage, Potter told BBC Sport: "It sums up where we are at the moment - everything that can go wrong, is going wrong.


"Joao Felix was fantastic in the game before that [the sending off], you could see his quality. He was looking dangerous throughout. The challenge is unfortunate. It is a bit of a forward's challenge. I don't think there was too much malice in it and it is an unfortunate action and we are going to lose him now.


"Even though I thought the boys kept going, Fulham didn't have too much in that period and we had some opportunities ourselves but in the end, it is a disappointing evening for us.



"It was a fairly even first half I thought. It was a bit of a mess for the first goal, which we needed to do better with. With the greatest respect, it was more just basic defensive actions we need to do better with."


'Red card turned game on its head'


Former Chelsea defender Gary Cahill told BT Sport: "The sending off is a massive moment in the game. It turns the game on its head. Graham Potter will wonder when his luck is going to change."



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