Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel puzzled by ‘unusual’ show from the Blues in Juventus defeat

Thomas Tuchel’s facet haven’t received in 90 minutes of their three most up-to-date video games, solely scoring as soon as in that point

Thomas Tuchel mentioned “I do not know why” Chelsea didn’t play effectively of their 1-0 Champions League defeat by Juventus.

Federico Chiesa scored Juve’s purpose 10 seconds into the second half.

The Blues have now misplaced twice in 5 days – with just one shot on the right track in whole – after a 1-0 residence Premier League defeat to Manchester Metropolis on Saturday.

“I felt we have been a bit gradual and drained, mentally gradual in our choice making. That is why it is a unusual one to analyse,” boss Tuchel advised BT Sport.

This was solely the second time European champions Chelsea have misplaced consecutive video games since Tuchel was appointed in January.

“We have been so good yesterday in coaching, however not adequate, not free sufficient in the present day. I do not know why, it was the entire crew,” he added.

They have been caught out after the restart as Chiesa scored the earliest Champions League second-half purpose since no less than 2003-04.

“At this stage you can’t concede a straightforward purpose like this within the first seconds of the second half,” mentioned Tuchel.

“When you understand what’s coming and you’ve got defensive organisation like we’ve got, usually it is at all times attainable to defend it. We received punished for it.

“We should always have been a lot, a lot sharper. We should always have requested extra questions.”

Juve have now received three video games in a row in all competitions, having dropped into the Serie A relegation zone following a shaky begin to Max Allegri’s second spell in cost.

Allegri mentioned: “Sailors at all times discover the best way out of a storm. Tonight was a great recreation in opposition to the European champions.

“Technically we may have performed higher, however we suffered a bit and we missed a few counter-attacks. Two video games, six factors, zero targets conceded, one other step in the direction of qualification, a great step ahead.”

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One thought on “Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel puzzled by ‘unusual’ show from the Blues in Juventus defeat

  • September 29, 2021 at 11:11 pm

    Very good article. I am going through a few of these issues as well..


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