Mauricio Pochettino reacts to Chelsea 1-1 draw against Newcastle United

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Nicolas Jackson was on the scoresheet once again as Chelsea drew 1-1 against Newcastle United in our second game of the Premier League Summer Series.

Speaking after the game, Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino said: “There were lots of positives. The most important thing is that we evolve as a team, and I am happy with these fantastic players.”

He added: “We were fresh in the first-half, maybe that was different in the second-half, but I am so happy.”

Chelsea: Kepa; James (Gusto, 64), Chalobah, Humphreys, Cucurella (Chilwell, 64); Fernandez (Santos, 64), Casadei (Moreira, 77); Maatsen (Chukwuemeka, 64), Nkunku (Burstow, 77), Mudryk (Sterling, HT), Jackson (Gallagher, HT)

Chelsea substitutes: Slonina, Bergstrom, Silva, Gilchrist, Hall, Angelo

Newcastle United: Dubravka (Pope, HT); Trippier (Ashby, 84), Botman, Schar (Murphy, 33) Burn; L.Miley, Tonali, Joelinton (Turner-Cooke, 84); Almiron (Parkinson, 77), Isak, Gordon

Newcastle United substitutes: Gillespie, Savage, J.Miley