• July 19, 2024

Pochettino issues ultimatum to Chelsea squad after pen fiasco

The recent match between Chelsea and Everton sparked a confrontation over a penalty kick, leaving Mauricio Pochettino, the manager, disappointed. With Chelsea already leading 4-0, three players argued over who should take the penalty, which led to Pochettino expressing his displeasure at the incident. He later issued a stern warning to the players, emphasizing the importance of collective behavior and unity for the team’s success. Pochettino clarified that Cole Palmer is Chelsea’s designated penalty taker and expressed his discontent with the players’ behavior, asserting that such conduct will not be tolerated in the future.

Despite this incident, Chelsea secured a resounding 6-0 victory, with Palmer shining with an inspiring four-goal performance. Pochettino praised Palmer for his outstanding performance, highlighting his adaptability and contribution to the team’s success. Overall, Chelsea’s win was marred by the penalty controversy but ultimately showcased their impressive performance.

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