‘We were playing with fire’ — Angry Tuchel fires warning to his players

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was frustrated with his team’s display against Everton, as the Blues played out a 1-1 draw with Everton at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea had many chances from blast of the referee’s whistle, but the team squandered their opportunities, and at the end both sides settled for a 1-1 draw.

Speaking after the game, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel blamed the dropped points on his side’s profligacy.

“Yes, of course (it is frustrating) to give away another lead,” Thomas Tuchel told BT Sport after Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Everton.

“If we see the effort we bring in a match like this, the effort we need to score one goal and the effort the opponent needs to score an equaliser – it is hard to swallow.

“We missed big chances to get the result in the first half and second half we did not find the rhythm consistently and tried to bring on some energy from the bench, but it was hard. We had the lead and give it away with one free-kick.

“Football is almost never like one reason why things go this way, but one big reason is for sure the chances we missed today. We could have been two or three up and were playing with fire.

“It is obvious we missed a lot of players, big personalities, regular starters, but we will not use it as an excuse.”

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