Mauricio Pochettino’s job at high risk following Chelsea’s 5-0 loss to Arsenal

Chelsea suffered a devastating 5-0 defeat against Arsenal, adding to the pressure on manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Pochettino's Future In Question
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Chelsea endured further anguish on Tuesday, suffering a heavy 5-0 defeat at the hands of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Pochettino openly acknowledged the poor performance of his team post-match, with a young supporter in attendance urging the players to exhibit more determination for the club’s cause. The loss has intensified the scrutiny on Pochettino, whose future at the club remains uncertain, as reported by The Telegraph. Despite enduring a disappointing season, Pochettino still enjoys some backing from sections of the Stamford Bridge faithful.

Upon his arrival in May 2023, Pochettino signed a two-year contract with the possibility of an extension, yet his tenure has been marred by underwhelming results. Chelsea’s season will conclude without silverware, and they face a challenging task to secure European qualification. With little to celebrate for Chelsea supporters aside from the acquisition of Cole Palmer, doubts linger over Pochettino’s continuation. Additionally, Chelsea faces the prospect of a significant summer, potentially necessitating player sales to comply with financial regulations.

Arsenal’s triumph marked their largest-ever win over Chelsea in all competitions, marking a historic low for the Blues in London derbies since their 6-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers in March 1986.

Pochettino has six remaining Premier League fixtures to salvage his position but confronts a daunting fixture list. Chelsea’s upcoming matches include encounters against in-form Aston Villa, as well as fixtures against Tottenham, West Ham, and Brighton. Pochettino will hope for Palmer’s return in the next fixture after the youngster missed the Arsenal game due to illness.

Chelsea performance and stats


Manager: Mauricio Pochettino Trossero
Rank 7th
Win 16
Draw 9
Loss 11
Goals 73-61
Diff 12

Chelsea is currently 9th in the Premier League with 47 points.

In the last 32 games, it has won 13 times, drawn 8 times, and lost 11 times. In its last match, Chelsea lost 5-0 against Arsenal.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 61 goals and conceding 57.​

Chelsea will play the next match in Premier League against Aston Villa on Saturday 27th of April in Birmingham. The prediction is Aston Villa winning the match.​