Real Reason Chelsea Failed To Beat Burnley - Pochettino

Under fire Chelsea Gaffer, Mauricio Pochettino has explained why his team failed to beat Burnley in Saturday’s Premier League tie despite being in the lead twice. 

Pochettino watched from the sidelines on Saturday as Chelsea and Burnley drew 2-2 at Stamford Bridge.

Cole Palmer opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the host just before halftime after Lorenz Assignon was sent off for fouling Mykhailo Mudryk in the box.

Josh Cullen shockingly equalised just minutes after the break, before Palmer scored what appeared to be the winning goal late on.

But Dara O’Shea’s strike in the 81st minute ensured the visitors got a point from the encounter.

Speaking at his post-match interview after the game, Pochettino said the Blues failed to score a lot of goals from the many chances they created against Burnley.

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According to the Argentine, his team didn’t manage to deal with the situation in the second half.

“We are very disappointed and frustrated in the way that in the second half, we didn’t manage to deal with the situation,” said Pochettino.

“We are a team that when we play in possession and go forward are capable of creating many chances, but we didn’t score with the chances we created.”

Africa Today News, New York reports that Pochettino has continued to maintain that he retains the full support of the owners of the London club despite growing pressure.

Clearlake co-founder Behdad Eghbali and Boehly were both in attendance for the draw and when asked on Saturday if he felt he still felt the backing from both men, Pochettino told a news conference on Tuesday: “Yes, yes, yes. They showed their support. And then after the game also, Todd sent a very nice message, yes..

Africa Today News, New York

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