Pochettino reveals what led to Wolves defeat. “We didn’t start badly”
Mauricio Pochettino was critical of his Chelsea players, following their latest defeat in the Premier League.
The Blues were handed a 4-2 loss by Wolves at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, barely a week after losing 4-1 to Liverpool.
Cole Palmer had given the hosts the lead after 19 minutes of play, but a Matheus Cunha hat-trick, and an Axel Disasi own goal turned the game on its head, as Wolves secured the maximum points, and moved to 10th on the league table.
Thiago Silva managed to score another goal for Chelsea, but it wasn’t enough to spare their bushes, and Pochettino has now admitted that his side didn’t manage the game well.
“We didn’t start badly, the game. The way we conceded the first goal; the team suffered,” Poch said after the game, as quoted by football.london.
“We tried to build the momentum and trust with the way we play. A difficult moment to manage after that. The energy dropped and then it was really difficult moment to manage. We concede the second goal, two own goals in the first-half.
“We feel the pressure and the stress to win, to play well, to perform, and yes, we didn’t have time to build the momentum in the game, to play easy and feel confident.
“In the way we conceded the two goals, you can’t afford to concede these goals. That was the feeling after Liverpool that it was affecting the team too much.”