Potter glad with the win ahead of ‘massive’ game against Dortmund
Chelsea boss Graham Potter believes that their win against Leeds should be built upon as they prepare to face Dortmund
Graham Potter managed to leadChelsea
into their sixth Premier League win of the season since his arrival as they beat Leeds 1-0. Former Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana scored his first for Chelsea to bring the Blues the three points.
Chelsea were with 3 consecutive defeats in their last three matches but Potter hoped that the necessary win could be start of something positive at Chelsea.
He told BBC Sport:
"I'm delighted for the players and supporters. We've had to suffer. It's been a challenging period. I thought we played well in the first half and attacked well.
"We were a team who had something to lose so it was great character from the players, they cared and showed togetherness in the team. It gives us something to build on.
"People care. Players want to win and supporters want us to do well, 1-0 in the Premier League, anything can happen, when you consider the run we're on, it's not surprising [there were nerves]. The players fought for the win and it allows us to keep moving forward."
Potter added on the showdown withDortmund
"We just have to focus on the game. You can't control what the noise is outside. It's a huge game for us and a huge opportunity. We have to fight for it.
"Every game is important. It's a confidence boost and a morale boost. We have a massive game on Tuesday."
He then went on to praise the goalscorer Fofana, who has just been returning from a long-term injury.
The former Brighton and Hove Albion boss said:
"Wesley Fofana has been a big miss for us. He's one of the players who has been out for a while.
"He is physical, brave with the ball and does what he does well in the box which is attack the ball. It gave us a win."
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