Pochettino urges goal-shy Chelsea to sharpen up

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Mauricio Pochettino said his struggling Chelsea side must be more clinical in front of goal after a wretched start to the season.

The Blues, who are 14th in the Premier League, have scored just five goals in their five league matches this season — only four teams have netted fewer.

Pochettino, speaking ahead of Sunday’s home game against Aston Villa, said his team were not getting the rewards their play deserved, but admitted they need a more ruthless edge to their attacks.

“I think we are playing well but in the last few weeks we need to be more clinical in front of goal, that’s why we don’t have the points we deserve,” he said.

“I am disappointed because I think many teams with less, score more and that is why we feel bad, because the players deserve more, the team deserve more.

“But the only way to find what we want is keep pushing, keep playing, keep doing the right thing that we’re doing.”

The former Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain boss said he was pleased…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper