Interim head coach Bruno Saltor says he can't fault the players' attitude or effort in the goalless draw with Liverpool, but knows confidence in front of goal continues to hinder our results.

Chelsea had the better of the possession and the opportunities against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge, even having the ball in the back of the net twice only to see VAR rule out those goals by Reece James and Kai Havertz, while we failed to turn our remaining chances into three Premier League points.

Given events over the last few days, Bruno felt he couldn't have asked for more than the passionate and committed performance the team put in, but identified confidence as one of the key things holding us back from turning performances like this one into wins.

'We created enough chances to win the game, had two goals disallowed,' said the Spaniard. 'The boys gave everything, they played with their heart and you can’t ask for more.

'It’s just the executions in front of the goal. They’re human beings and the confidence has to be there. Sometimes, if just one doesn't go in, after it’s just a consequence and we just need to keep helping the boys.

'They’ve been going through a lot, it’s been a tough season for them. As I said, they’re human beings and still I know they missed chances but where they could affect the most, the attitude and the effort was there.

'They score a lot of goals in training. Always coming into a game it’s completely different and it’s something that, yes we’ve been speaking about it and working on it, and we need to keep going.'

Bruno also discussed the affect the past 48 hours has had on the players and himself...

'It’s been really difficult for them because it’s not the first time they’ve been in this situation this season and as a player you invest a lot in the manager as well. There have been some great relationships created with the players and the players suffer.

'But Graham has been really supportive with them after leaving and you could see that on the pitch tonight. The boys gave everything and they fought.

'It's been really difficult for me to enjoy this experience, truly. It’s been really difficult, sad with disappointment, but I’ve just focused on being the best version of myself, trying to help the boys, be supportive and just focusing on hour after hour, day by day.'

Our interim head coach explained the changes he made to the team's shape in his first game...

'It was a four in midfield because Joao was more of a 10. It was a little bit more like a diamond and it’s something that before we’ve been working on, trying to understand the spaces.

'I thought the boys did it really well, we had good possession, we had counter-attacks, I think we affected the game good enough. It’s not been a massive change, just obviously personnel affects the game a lot and affects the boys.'