Leeds fans react to Chris Wood scoring equaliser against Tottenham at Wembley

Lawrence Cooper
August 28, 2017

"I'm disappointed how we conceded the goal, disappointed because we showed a lack of concentration at the end".

Chelsea are not off to the start they'd hoped for to their latest defense of a Premier League title, but they have a chance to start getting their season rolling with a win over Everton on Sunday that could put them back in the top four.

"If you do not kill the game, you can not show that lack of concentration at the end - we conceded a goal with five or six players behind the ball".

Tottenham lost to Chelsea last week after Marcos Alonso scored twice in a 2-1 win for the Blues, with Spurs replying through a Michy Batshuayi own goal.

"That was our mistake". I think that's for all of you to write about. When you are able to score and have the chances to win the game, you can not show that lack of concentration at the end. "We'll try to forget the surroundings and try to take on the game". "When you have the three points in your hands you can't concede in that way".

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Tammy Abraham , on loan from Chelsea, opened his account for the Swans to give the away side breathing space at the break. Boos rang around the stadium which could be a sign of things to come just three games into the new season.

And Pochettino was eager to avoid any talk of "curses" at their temporary home venue.

Burnley paid Leeds a club record £15million for Wood and the striker repaid the first part of that with a goal on his league debut for the Clarets. One good chance came for Harry Kane just before halftime, but the striker's close-range shot was charged down by James Tarkowski in the Burnley defense.

At the other end, Robbie Brady forced Hugo Lloris into a very smart save, but apart from that the half was very scrappy as both teams struggled to create much space at all.

"I thought the belief and the endeavour of the side to get a point was outstanding", said Burnley boss Sean Dyche.

"It is true we concede against Chelsea and the same again today, ".

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