POCHETTINO AFTER THE DEFEAT AGAINST THE HAMMER: It's hard to explain a match like this

Chelsea football coach Mauricio Pochettino was visibly disappointed with the 3:1 loss to West Ham in the second round of the Premier League.

At the opening of the season, Chelsea played 1:1 at home against Liverpool, and now they have been defeated by West Ham in the city derby.

“That’s football. Teams like ours have to find a balance, and today we didn’t do a few actions properly and a penalty arrived. We created a lot of chances and were good in the first half, then we needed to settle the match.” emphasized Pochettino, and then added:

“In the second half, they conceded a goal from an isolated action. It is difficult to find the space to create 100% chances, but this was the type of game that is difficult to explain. We were better and in the end we lost.”

With the score 1:1 at the end of the first half, Enco Fernandez missed the penalty.

“That frustrated us because we played well and were not rewarded. ÄŒukvumeka’s injury changed the shape of the team a little. We have to be stronger in such situations. I’m disappointed, but it’s just the beginning. I think we will be a stronger and more competitive team.” concluded Pochettino.

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