Are you mad Pochettino left the bench before the end of the first half
Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino left before the whistle at the end of the first half. It is mainly an action that comes out when the coach does not like the team’s performance, but in fact, Pochettino had another reason.
Chelsea played in the second round of the 2023-2024 English Football League (EFL) Carabao Cup against AFC Wimbledon at Stamford Bridge at 3:45 a.m. on the 31st (Korea time). Chelsea, who scored the first goal in the 19th minute of the first half by James Tilly, faced halftime with Noni Madueke’s equalizer in the extra time of the first half.
It was a 1-1 tie, but Pochettino left the bench early before the end of the first half. Many interpreted the situation as Pochettino’s expression of anger. However, the reason why it was revealed after the end of the game was that he was despondent and nodded 안전놀이터
Pochettino answered questions about his early exit at a press conference after the match. He said, “I was in a hurry to go to the bathroom. I’m not disappointed,” he said.
The second half of the game, which was much cooler, was positive. In the 27th minute of the second half, Enso Fernandez scored a come-from-behind goal and finished the game with a 2-1 victory.
Coach Pochettino, who won a difficult victory against the League Two (fourth division) team, said, “This is the beauty of this tournament (League Cup). It’s always hard to play against a team like this. They are in League Two, and they have motivation and desire. It’s the beauty of competition,” he said.
Meanwhile, Chelsea’s third round opponent in the League Cup in late September was decided by Brighton & Hove Albion, who are at the same Premier League level