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Javi Gracia: We know it’s difficult playing against Chelsea

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The head coach of Watford Javi Gracia believes his side played their best football during Wednesday’s game with The Blues, even though they were defeated 2-1.

Watford midfielder Roberto Pereyra fine volley equalized Eden Hazard’s goal in first-half injury-time. However, after being fouled by Ben Foster, Hazard converted from the spot to give Chelsea three points

The Hornets head coach said via Watford Observer:

“We know it’s difficult playing against Chelsea because they are a very good team and have a very good squad. We knew it would be difficult to get a good result but I think we’ve tried.

“Maybe in the moment when we were playing better, in my opinion, in the second half, playing more time in the opposition half, it was when we conceded the second goal. But I’m proud of the effort of my players and we’ll try to do better to get a better result in the next game.”