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Everton debutant Tarkowski: No-one touched Chilwell

Everton debutant James Tarkowski urged fans to be positive after defeat to Chelsea.

Jorginho's penalty proved the difference on the day.

Tarkowski said, “Points are what it's all about. Early on in the season you want your performances to be up there – that was the case today. We were dynamic and caused them problems."

On Ben Godfrey's injury, he added: “Fingers crossed it's not as serious as we hope. It didn't look great, then losing Yerry [Mina] disjointed us. People have to slot into positions like they did today. We moved around a bit but we still played well."

On the penalty, won by Chelsea fullback Ben Chilwell, Tarkowski concluded: “I'm not sure he was tripped up, pushed over or pulled back. If the ref gives it, it's never going to be turned around but if he doesn't give it, does it get overturned? Probably not. I didn't see any clear contact to make him fall over."



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