Chelsea defender Kalidou Koulibaly has commented on the disappointing 2-2 draw with Everton on Saturday.

It was the perfect opportunity for Chelsea to head into the international break on a positive note and extend their three-game consecutive run.

They were close, but it was not enough.

Graham Potter’s men were in the lead twice in the second half but the visitors found two equalisers.

Koulibaly, whose poor positioning led to Ellis Simms’ dramatic goal, admitted the result hurt.

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“A draw,” the Senegal international wrote on Instagram after the game. “TO ME, this one stings.

“We should have won today: for our league table, for our fans.

“Come on Chelsea!”

For such an experienced defender, the former Napoli captain should have been able to avoid such a costly mistake in the final minutes of the game.

It is unfair to say that he was solely to blame, however, since goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga could have done better, too, and Chelsea as a team had plenty of chances to be ahead by more than one goal at that point.

Unfortunately, the players will have to wait until next month to get back to winning ways, and this puts a lot of pressure on the team and Potter, in particular.

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