I’m Happy to Play Anywhere for Pochettino – Gallagher After Netting Brace Against Crystal Palace

I'm Happy to Play Anywhere for Pochettino – Gallagher After Netting Brace Against Crystal Palace

Conor Gallagher stepped into the spotlight on Monday night, sparking a remarkable Chelsea comeback with a brace against Crystal Palace.

I'm Happy to Play Anywhere for Pochettino – Gallagher After Netting Brace Against Crystal Palace

Trailing 1-0 after a stunning Jefferson Lerma strike, the Blues stormed back in the second half, with Gallagher equalising just after the break and netting the winner in dramatic stoppage time, Footballrover reports.

Enzo Fernandez added a late cherry on top to secure a crucial 3-1 victory.

Pochettino’s Tactical Switch Unlocks Gallagher’s Brilliance

Heaping praise on his manager, Gallagher credited Mauricio Pochettino’s half-time adjustments for the turnaround.

The introduction of a more structured approach in Palace’s half, coupled with two strikers making runs in behind, created the space Gallagher thrived in.

This tactical shift, according to the Man of the Match, proved highly effective, unlocking his attacking potential and leading to both his goals.

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Gallagher: Adaptable Midfielder, Stats Monster

While fans may be accustomed to seeing Gallagher in a deeper midfield role, Pochettino’s recent deployment as a number 10 seems to be bearing fruit.

His performance against Palace somehow revealed his adaptability and impactful presence on the pitch.

I’ve played in a number of positions this season. I am happy to play anywhere for the manager. I am happy wherever I play. No problem. Pochettino told us to stay calm at halftime, and we made it,” he said.

Remarkably, covering 13km during the game, Gallagher not only scored his first Chelsea brace but also boasted the highest possession wins in the final third among players in Europe’s top five leagues this season (31).

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Crucial clashes await Chelsea and Gallagher

With momentum building, Conor Gallagher and his teammates now faces a daunting double: a league clash against Manchester City, followed by the Carabao Cup final against Liverpool at Wembley.

With major silverware within reach, Pochettino’s men, spurred by Gallagher’s heroics, will be aiming to make their mark on the season’s finale.

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