Graham Potter reacts to getting booed after devastating loss

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Graham Potter got unceremoniously booed by the Chelsea fans after the devastating loss to bottom-of-the-league Southampton on Saturday. 

The London club are currently in the midst of one of its worst seasons in recent memory, they sit tenth in the league and are closer to the bottom than the top.

Despite spending over £600 million in the past two transfer windows Chelsea seems nowhere near as good as they were last season.

With only two wins in their last 14 games, the fans have grown restless and after their most recent failure, booed the team as they walked off the pitch.

Potter admitted that he understands why the Chelsea support acted the way they did.

“After a 1-0 defeat at home, any criticism you get is understandable,” He said.

“We’ve had a tough period and are integrating young players into the Premier League. When results don’t go your way it’s tough.

“I’m not arrogant enough to say that their opinion isn’t worth articulating. My job is to help the team and work through a team period.

“The truth is we took as step back with our performance in the first half. Our response in the second half was good, but it wasn’t enough.

“It was, certainly in the first half. Returning from the Champions League and we had to make some changes, we lose a bit of fluidity and cohesion. Southampton mixed the game well but our performance wasn’t what we wanted in the first half and I take as much responsibility in that. Second half was good and we deserved a goal. But when you don’t, it’s obviously difficult.”

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