Willian’s name was also sung before he opened the scoring. Potter understands the frustration of the club’s supporters and says he wanted his players to applaud the fans at the tip of the sport.
Potter said: “After all I can understand that they’re frustrated, we’ve lost. That’s normal, I made sure I went over and clapped them since you appreciate their support.
“It’s hard. We’re suffering, they’re suffering, so we feel for them and feel their disappointment and I believe it’s essential that we stick together and we attempt to get through this tough period because it truly is a troublesome period.”
Chelsea face one other London derby this Sunday after they host Crystal Palace. They then travel to Anfield to play Liverpool the next Saturday.
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