Mauricio Pochettino Furious Over Chelsea Squad’s Pen Fiasco – Sports News

This article contains affiliate links, and a commission will be received on any sales generated from it. Mauricio Pochettino was left furious after Chelsea’s win over Everton. Pochettino handed the Chelsea players an ultimatum after a penalty fiasco marred the game. Three Chelsea players squabbled over who was taking the second-half spot kick, with Pochettino furious about the incident.

The altercation took place with Chelsea already 4-0 up. Noni Madueke and Nicolas Jackson were seen arguing over who would take the penalty before Man of the Match Cole Palmer arrived on the scene. They were eventually separated by Chelsea skipper Conor Gallagher. Jackson then attempted to slap the ball out of Palmer’s hands.

Pochettino expressed his disapproval and stated that it was the last time he would accept such behavior. He emphasized the need for a collective team spirit for the team to progress. Pochettino clarified who Chelsea’s penalty taker is, stating that Cole Palmer is the designated taker. However, he emphasized that Palmer can give the ball to another player but not in the manner demonstrated.

Chelsea won 6-0, with a hat-trick from Cole Palmer and goals from Jackson and Alfie Gilchrist. Pochettino praised Palmer’s performance and adaptation to the team, expressing happiness for the player and the team’s achievements. Chelsea is now close to the European positions in the Premier League, with an upcoming FA Cup semi-final against Palmer’s former club, Manchester City.

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