Tag: Mauricio

15 April 2024 0

Mauricio Pochettino ‘can’t accept’ Chelsea penalty squabble

By Total Football News
Chelsea players argue over who will take a penalty
Cole Palmer has scored all nine Premier League penalties he has taken. Only Yaya Toure (11/11) has a better record

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino says he was “so upset” about the dispute over who would take the penalty in their 6-0 win over Everton and has warned his players not to do it again.

Nicolas Jackson and Noni Madueke argued over who would take a spot-kick, which Cole Palmer went

5 April 2024 0

Impossible not to call hat-trick hero Cole Palmer top player, says Mauricio Pochettino

By Total Football News
Chelsea teammates jump on Cole Palmer
Cole Palmer has scored each of his eight penalties this season

Mauricio Pochettino believes Cole Palmer has proved he is a “top player” after his hat-trick helped Chelsea secure a dramatic win against Manchester United.

The 21-year-old’s last two goals came in stoppage time, with the winner the latest scored in Premier League history, coming at 100 minutes 39 seconds.

Palmer is now one of four players on 16 goals

28 March 2024 0

Chelsea: Raheem Sterling ‘understands’ boos – Mauricio Pochettino

By Total Football News
Raheem Sterling applauds Chelsea supporters
Raheem Sterling missed a first-half penalty against Leicester

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino says it is important that the club’s fans and players “move on” after Raheem Sterling was booed by supporters.

Sterling faced criticism from sections of the Stamford Bridge crowd during Chelsea’s 4-2 win over Leicester City in the recent FA Cup quarter-final.

Pochettino was jeered for his decision to substitute Mykhailo Mudryk instead of Sterling in the 78th

11 March 2024 0

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino would ‘never’ quit struggling Blues

By Total Football News
Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino
Former Tottenham and Paris St-Germain boss Pochettino took over at Chelsea last summer

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted he would “never” quit his job amid the club’s struggles this season.

He was booed by some Blues fans, who also called for him to leave, during last weekend’s draw at Brentford.

Chelsea have earned five points from the last 15 and go into Monday’s game against Newcastle United in 11th