Chelsea need to improve at defending crosses, says Pochettino

December 9, 2023 4:22 pm

[Source: Reuters]

Chelsea need to nullify their opponents’ aerial threat and avoid conceding from crosses, the Premier League club’s manager Mauricio Pochettino said ahead of a trip to Everton.

Chelsea, 10th in the table, face 17th-placed Everton on Sunday. The Merseyside club’s attack will be led by striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who is a physical presence and strong in the air.

In recent weeks, Pochettino’s side have appeared vulnerable to crosses and have conceded headers in each of their last four league games.

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