Breaking new: we Lean from our mistake,”I totally underated him thinking he will failed me, I’m now left in shame he has inspired me completely”- Pochettino was blown away by the performance display by one of his Player he never thought will performed

Chelsea press conference LIVE – Mauricio Pochettino on Arsenal comeback, Palmer, Sanchez
Mauricio Pochettino faces the media following Arsenal’s two-goal comeback against Chelsea after goals from Cole Palmer and Mykhailo Mudryk looked to have won the game at Stamford Bridge

Welcome to football.london’s live coverage of Mauricio Pochettino’s press conference. The Blues boss will face the media after giving up a two-goal lead at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea recorded a 2-2 draw against Arsenal.

The west London side put in an impressive outing in the opening half to lead at the break after Cole Palmer’s penalty. Arsenal were forced into a half-time substitute after Raheem Sterling had tested Oleksandr Zinchenko and brought on Takehhiro Tomiyasu but it was still the home side that found the net next.

Mykailho Mudryk’s cross went straight into the goal to send Chelsea’s supporters into dreamland.

However, an error from Robert Sanchez saw the ball land at Declan Rice’s feet and the midfielder made no mistake in finding the net and Leandro Trossard scored the equaliser late on for a frustrating end to the game. Pochettino will no doubt have plenty to say.

Follow every update with Scott Trotter below, live from the ground.

Charlton
Very sad, I want to send my best to the family. It was a big impact when we received the news and we will miss him because he was an icon.

Change of shape?
To be honest it was both. Broja wasn’t available and to play Nico after his surgery… it’s to try and find different ways to play and how we attack. I am so happy with performance of Gallagher and Palmer.

Cucurella’s performance?
I think it’s a natural process. It’s clear when we arrived here, some players were in a position to maybe stay or go. Marc, he and the club decide to stay. He is training well and thhat is why he is playing well today against Saka He deserves the credit, he was able to play on the right side.

You could have played long rather than short after 77 minutes.
Exactly, To find different options but it’s not to play someone.

Is this what happens with young players?
That can happen. Too many games we watchh every week and always mistakes because football is about mistakes. I think 90% of goals is because an opponent makes a mistake. We can only criticise a little bit is to read better the tempo, the timing. We can take risks because it’s our philosophy but make better decisions.

Mudryk subbed?
He played good, he still needs to improve, he is still not for me at his best. wE needed to change, with more pressure with Nico Jackson up front. The game was closer to 3-0 than 2-1. We wanted to pressure and not say 2-0 and protect the result.

More Poch
This goal gave the belief to Arsenal with 13 minutes to play you can concede with risks they were taking. At the same time I was happy because we were competitive.

Pochettino has arrived
Yes, because until 77 minute, the game was in control and we didn’t concede too many chances. I feel disappointed because we drop two points.

The penalty?
I already mentioned it to the referee and I got a yellow. I’d prefer not to speak about it.

What went wrong and what went right?
We conceded two and we scored two. What went wrong was the start of the game.

Arteta up first
Let’s see what he says.

Some words from Palmer
We’re obviously very disappointed not to get the three points but Arsenal are a very good side and one of the best teams in the league. We went toe-to-toe with them.

He might have meant it [Mykhailo Mudryk’s goal] – I don’t know. If he meant it, fair play to him.

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