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Chelsea information exhibits we must be 4th – Pochettino

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Chelsea coach Mauricio Pochettino has stated that he believes his facet must be greater within the Premier League standings, including that information signifies their outcomes haven’t matched their performances on the pitch.

Pochettino’s costly squad have struggled for consistency this season and are eleventh within the league standings with 39 factors from 27 video games, 17 factors fewer than fourth-placed Aston Villa.

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Chelsea have a poor purpose distinction this season however their lack of objectives has largely been attributable to their very own profligacy, with the membership rating fourth within the league for giant possibilities missed.

They’re additionally ranked fourth in anticipated purpose distinction, in accordance with information agency Opta, behind solely Arsenal, Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool.

“We all know very well what we’re doing. That is why I chuckle. I do not take it personally when the followers say that [criticise]… In the event you take a look at all the information, within the desk we must be in fourth place,” Pochettino stated.

“However for various causes, we aren’t there. What the information means is that we’re in a great way. During which space do we have to enhance? It is issues [that will come] with time. We have to compete higher, small particulars.

“You’ll be able to solely get this with expertise with time taking part in collectively. It is easy to search out the information once you wish to kill somebody. However when the information is sweet and displays the staff is doing effectively however for various causes we’re not getting the outcomes we deserve, [we should] belief within the course of.”

Chelsea host Nineteenth-placed Burnley in a league conflict on Saturday.