Can Chelsea still qualify from the group? Read what Potter has to say

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New boss Graham Potter took charge of Chelsea for the first time, as the Blues hosted RB Salzburg in a Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge.

The game against Salzburg was a massive one for Chelsea, but a draw means Chelsea are currently bottom of group E, with a point from two games.

Chelsea must return to winning ways if the team wants to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League.

Graham Potter admitted after the game that Chelsea are in a difficult situation, but backed the quality of the team to shine through.

Potter said: “We can’t lie, it’s not the position we want to be in but we have to respond.

“It’s going to be a tough group but there’s enough quality in the team and the squad that we can respond and we have to look forward to those games.”

Potter meanwhile praised his players for the performance against RB Salzburg.

Asked what he thought about his players, Potter said: “They gave everything. We’ve only got one point so we’re disappointed with that but I was very proud with how they acted today.

“It’s not been easy for them either with a change in coach and all that comes with that but their response has been brilliant.

“They’ve acted really well – professional, honest and responsible so from an effort perspective it was absolutely 100 per cent there.

“The quality to get there often was good but we just lacked that little bit to get the second goal.”

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  1. Players have to seat up.

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