Pochettino: We need to perform better again in a good way

2023-12-09 12:48

Pochettino: We need to perform better again in a good way

"Blue Lion" Chelsea will go to Goodison Park to face "Toffees" Everton in the 16th round of the 2023/24 Premier League season. Chelsea coach Pochettino said that the team needs to start performing in a good way again. better.

In the 14th round of the Premier League, Chelsea finally defeated Brighton 3-2 at Stamford Bridge thanks to goals contributed by Enzo and Colwell. However, in the 15th round of the game, Chelsea unfortunately lost 1-2 to the "Red Devils" Manchester United in the away game. After achieving 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in the past 5 rounds, Chelsea currently ranks 10th in the standings with 19 points.

Chelsea coach Pochettino said at a press conference, "We will still evaluate Nkunku, but I don't think he will play, and we will continue to observe Maro Gusteau to see if he can play. "

"We know the club, the team and the players better, even if some of the players have been injured since the beginning of the season. I think the relationship the staff here has with everyone is a big improvement for the team because we understand each other. We Need to improve over time and we didn't get what we wanted for different reasons."

Pochettino said, "From the start of the season I thought we deserved more, but our performance has dropped in the last few weeks. My assessment is fair and realistic and we have to perform again in a good way. Even better. It was a completely different feeling leaving Brighton and before Manchester United. We can’t go from 0 to 100 and then from 100 to 0.”

"It's about keeping pushing forward and staying calm, not getting too excited when we win and not getting too down when we lose because keeping balance is the important thing at this stage. We know exactly what we want and sometimes that's It takes some luck to keep the players healthy."

Pochettino admires Dyche

When talking about this time's opponent Everton, Pochettino said, "It will be very difficult because they had a great season before. I know Dyche very well and I have always admired him."

It is worth noting that Everton, who had been deducted 10 points before, defeated Nottingham Forest and Newcastle after losing to Manchester United, and successfully escaped the relegation zone with 2 consecutive wins. Pochettino said, "This process will be difficult because they feel they have been treated unfairly. But when you feel like this, you feel more free and have nothing to lose."

"They had a great win against Newcastle and they will be more motivated to face us. But every game in the Premier League will be difficult and the most important thing is that we have to be ready and perform better than the last game. Got better."

Pochettino also added, "They can play in different ways and be aggressive. Just like Dyche's character, he is very brave and aggressive. We will find ways to press high, be aggressive and attack directly." . It's going to be interesting because it's going to be a big challenge for us."