Joe Cole reveals he’s impressed with one thing Pochettino did after losing 4-1 to Liverpool

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Chelsea suffered a setback in their quest to secure a top-six finish in the Premier League this season, as they were thrashed 4-1 by Liverpool on Wednesday night.

Christopher Nkunku scored the Blues’ only goal of the game, as Chelsea slipped to 10th place.

Chelsea also had a couple of penalty shouts that were waived off by the referee, Paul Tierney. And after the match, Mauricio Pochettino admitted to the media, that Liverpool were the deserving winners of the game, even though he admitted the officiating wasn’t fair to Chelsea.

The Argentine told TNT Sports: “It was bad luck for us [on the penalty appeals] but that doesn’t change the feeling Liverpool were better than us.”

Chelsea great, Joe Cole was impressed by the way Pochettino handled the defeat in his post-match presser, and the former winger has now lauded the 51-year-old for his maturity.

“Pochettino I thought spoke absolutely brilliantly because he said at the start of the interview I thought these two were penalties tonight but Liverpool were much, much better than us. He’s owned it and it’s one game, so you have to move on,” Cole said on TNT Sports 1.

Pochettino’s side will on Sunday welcome Wolves to Stamford Bridge in another league clash. The Blues faithful will be hoping to see a better display.