Thomas Tuchel was terribly pleased with Chelsea’s complete 4-0 win over Juventus on Tuesday.
The boss is conscious of his workforce is one more win away from seizing a seeded spot throughout the Round of 16 as they attempt to defend their UEFA Champions League crown.
The win is tempered by up to date injury data, though Tuchel says that Ben Chilwell’s injury was worse than it appeared and N’Golo Kante’s twisted knee won’t be very important, each.
Chilwell wished help to get off the sector nevertheless the principle ache subsided by the purpose Tuchel met with the press.
“He was in a lot of pain, now he feels a bit better,” Tuchel said, via Football.London. “We have an examination tomorrow to be a bit more precise and we hope for the best. Hopefully we get away with fingers crossed, with not too bad news. N’Golo was the same. He got stronger and stronger in the first half then twisted his knee a little bit. So hopefully, it is not too bad.”
Thomas Tuchel lauds Chelsea’s preserve of “rhythm and intensity”
Back to the game, which seen aims from Reece James (as soon as extra), Callum Hudson-Odoi, Trevoh Chalobah, and Timo Werner.
The Blues out-attempted Juve 21-8, matching the company total makes an try with eight images on purpose. Only Wojciech Szczesny saved Chelsea from a further spectacular amount.
“It was a very strong performance and outstanding result,” Tuchel said. “We knew we had to be patient but at the same time we were responsible for the rhythm and intensity and we had to take care of the details — When to accelerate the game, when we can be sharper than in the first match. The team did this and it was a great performance from everybody. Credit to the players. What an effort and attitude. To score so many goals against a team that defend so well is an amazing achievement.”
Chelsea meets Manchester United on the weekend and may bid to twist the knife a bit, though the Red Devils acquired their first post-Ole Gunnar Solskjaer outing on Tuesday, 2-0 at Villarreal.