Day: February 11, 2021

Tuchel denies Chelsea display was frustrating but outlines lacking qualities

Thomas Tuchel denied he was frustrated after Chelsea’s narrow win over Barnsley in the FA Cup, but admitted he wanted more. Chelsea struggled to impose their dominance over their Championship opponents when they met in the fifth round. Tammy Abraham scored the only goal of the game with Chelsea’s only shot on target. It was …

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‘We clearly can play better’ – Tuchel reacts as Abraham strike sees Chelsea edge past battling Barnsley

Chelsea edged to a 1-0 win over a determined Barnsley side to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals. Last season’s finalists dominated possession on a boggy surface in South Yorkshire, though it was the hosts who had the better of the chances in the first half. Much maligned Chelsea ‘keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga was …

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Tuchel urged to bring ‘unbelievable’ centre-back to Chelsea in summer coup

Former Chelsea star Glen Johnson has urged the club to bring in an ‘unbelievable’ Bundesliga centre-back this summer to compliment Thomas Tuchel’s change in system. Johnson believes experienced Bayern Munich star David Alaba would be the perfect fit in Tuchel’s 3-4-3 formation. Alaba is one of the most decorated players in Bayern’s history, with nine …

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Blackburn 1/1 to beat Preston in Friday’s Championship derby showdown

Competition: Championship Market: Blackburn win Odds: 1/1 @ 888sport Opening up this weekend’s Championship fixtures with a Lancashire derby at an empty Ewood Park, Blackburn will host Preston on Friday night. Starting with the hosts, after being left disappointed to have suffered a 1-0 loss away at QPR last weekend, there is no doubt that Blackburn …

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