‘We let ourselves down!’ – Chelsea ‘began too gradual’ against Arsenal and can do ‘significantly better’, says Hudson-Odoi,
The England worldwide has conceded that the Blues paid the worth for a under-par first-half displaying at Emirates Stadium
Chelsea “began too gradual” against Arsenal and can do “significantly better” says Callum Hudson-Odoi, who claims the entire squad let themselves down within the London derby.
Arsenal introduced a seven-match winless run to an finish in emphatic trend against Chelsea at Emirates Stadium. Targets from Alexandre Lacazette, Granit Xhaka and Bukayo Saka wrapped up a 3-1 victory for Mikel Arteta’s aspect on Saturday, with Tammy Abraham’s eighty fifth minute effort amounting to nothing greater than a comfort for the guests.
Chelsea have been favourites within the lead-as much as the match, however discovered themselves fully over-run within the first half and left it too late to start out mounting a comeback.
Hudson-Odoi made a giant distinction after approaching for Timo Werner on the interval and arrange Abraham’s aim, however he was “disenchanted” by the Blues’ efficiency.
“It looks like we let ourselves down,” the England worldwide stated after the ultimate whistle. “We all know that we can do significantly better than we did. We should always have put the identical vitality we had within the second half into the primary half as properly.
“We should always have had the identical perspective from the get-go and pushed throughout the 90 minutes. So we’re actually disenchanted in ourselves.
“We began too gradual, everyone knows that. We knew from the beginning it was going to be a troublesome sport it doesn’t matter what. They’re Arsenal, they’re a great staff.
“We needed to return out right here and attempt and get the three factors however sadly we didn’t. We all know that we began gradual. Within the second half we tried higher to return out sooner.
“We have been unlucky to concede one other aim, as a result of we acquired ourselves form of again in it, however we have to push more durable and maintain working more durable to get the three factors.”
Hudson-Odoi added on his influence from the bench: “At 2-0 down you come into the sport and you’re considering the way you can influence the sport and the way you can attempt to change the scoreline round. So in my head I simply needed to provide the very best I may and attempt to change the sport round.
“It was unlucky that they acquired one other aim, however at 3-0 we nonetheless appeared assured to push to attempt to get not less than a draw again. We stored pushing till the tip however sadly we couldn’t get the end result.”
Chelsea now discover themsleves down in seventh within the Premier League desk, six factors adrift of leaders Liverpool – who’ve performed a sport much less – however Hudson-Odoi insists the staff will proceed combating for the title till the final.
“Irrespective of the place we’re within the league we’re going to maintain pushing till we get to primary and it doesn’t matter what the sport is, we’re Chelsea, we need to give our greatest each sport it doesn’t matter what and hopefully maintain rising up the desk,” stated the winger.
“Each opponent we play against we need to attempt and get the three factors, rating objectives, concede much less. We’re going to maintain pushing till the final day. It doesn’t matter what, we’ll maintain pushing.
“We’re all disenchanted each time we lose. We don’t like shedding. That’s the Chelsea mentality, we all the time need to win video games. So after we do lose or we make a few errors in video games, we’re all disenchanted with ourselves. After we win we’re all the time pleased, after we lose we’re disenchanted, so we need to get again to profitable methods and keep pleased.”