Chelsea produce the best performance of the season against Villa

By Real11 - Feb 8 2024 131 Views


Chelsea beat Aston Villa by 3-1 in the FA Cup

Chelsea managed to beat hosts Aston Villa in the FA Cup. Pochettino said the Blues' performance in this match was one of the best this season. The Blues faced Aston Villa in the fourth round replay of the 2023/2024 FA Cup, Wednesday 07 February 2024. On their visit to Villa Park, the Blues won with a score of 3-1.

Chelsea's three goals in this match were scored by Conor Gallagher, Nicolas Jackson and Enzo Fernandez. Aston Villa was only able to respond through the action of Moussa Diaby. Thanks to this result, the 11th-placed EPL side Chelsea secured a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup. They will next face Leeds United in the round of 16.

This victory made Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino happy. In fact, according to him, the performance at Aston Villa's home was one of the best this season. "I think it was one of the best performances of the season, we played well against a very difficult team," Pochettino said on the club's official website.

"Aston Villa are doing a fantastic job and are a top four opponent and are the second best team playing at home. “That's why it's very difficult but we're very happy with the performance. I think the players believed and the way we played was fantastic, so we need to congratulate the players.”

Chelsea's next EPL match will be against Crystal Palace in an away fixture on 12 February 2024. 

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