Ben Chilwell accepted that Chelsea’s performance against Wolves yesterday wasn’t good enough and said there can be ‘no excuses’ for the home defeat.

The Blues were defeated 4-2 at home by Gary O’Neil’s side, with goals from Cole Palmer and Thiago Silva little consolation following a Matheus Cunha hat-trick and a further strike from Alt-Nouri securing the visitors the points.

It meant a first win at Stamford Bridge for Wolves since 1979 and ensures a Premier League double over the Blues this term, with Chilwell particularly disappointed with the collective team performance and labelling it as ‘not good enough’.

‘We can’t hide,’ Chilwell said honestly post-match, ‘it wasn’t good enough.

‘We started well and got the goal [through Palmer] but then we conceded almost straightaway and then it just wasn’t good enough for 70 minutes or so of the game.

‘I think they showed that they ‘wanted it’ more than us. That’s not to say that we didn’t want it, but I think they just showed that bit more fight than us.

‘There’s no excuses but they seemed to win more duels, they seemed to run more than us and from when they scored the first goal, they just seemed to dominate. Like I said, there can be no excuses for this, and we need to put it right quickly.’

The Blues did fashion a number of chances of our own to take something from the game on another day, but Chilwell accepted that the ruthlessness of Wolves in the final third was the difference on Sunday afternoon.

'We had chances in the game and it’s up to us to take them,’ added the England international.

‘If we take them, then of course that could have helped us get back into the game We need to be more clinical, like Wolves were at the other end and I think that’s probably what the difference was overall.’