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Cucurella apologizes to teammate following Tottenham game

During the recent match, Chelsea’s defender Marc Cucurella took to social media to express regret to Raheem Sterling for missing an opportunity to set him up for a goal. Posting a comment on Sterling’s Instagram, Cucurella publicly apologized for not making a crucial pass that could have given Chelsea the lead against Tottenham. Cucurella entered the game at halftime, replacing Levi Colwill. Although Chelsea emerged victorious with a 4-1 scoreline against Tottenham, the match’s story extended beyond the final result.

Tottenham were playing with only nine players for much of the second half. Still, Chelsea faced considerable difficulty breaking down their opponent’s unorthodox strategy employing a high defensive line. One chance arose when Cucurella was in promising position to pass the ball to Sterling, setting up an easy goal. However, Cucurella opted to take the shot himself, which unfortunately got blocked, contributing to Chelsea’s frustrations. Nonetheless, after 75 minutes into the game, Chelsea managed to find their breakthrough. Nicolas Jackson, who encountered challenges earlier in the match, notably scored three goals, securing the victory for Chelsea and putting the game to rest.

Marc Cucurella apologizes to Raheem Sterling on social media

Following the game, Cucurella sought to make amends by publicly acknowledging his missed opportunity on Sterling’s Instagram post. He penned a simple apology saying, “Sorry bro“. Such moments of missed opportunities might fade from memory when reflecting on the overall outcome. But concerns may still linger for Mauricio Pochettino regarding his team’s performance during the game.

Nevertheless, it’s vital to recognize Chelsea’s significant achievement of securing a victory against a formidable opponent in an away game. Their focus now shifting towards an upcoming match against Manchester City. Chelsea’s win will undoubtedly serve as a confidence booster for the team, despite the need to address certain gameplay issues highlighted in the Tottenham encounter.

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