Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen says the membership should discover a fast resolution to their defensive struggles if they’re to advance within the Champions League.
The London membership misplaced 3-1 at house to Actual Madrid within the quarter-final first leg match performed on Wednesday night time.
The Dane, particularly, had an evening to overlook as Vinicius Jr’s tempo and trickery had been an excessive amount of for him to deal with, and was withdrawn at half-time as coach Thomas Tuchel made a tactical change.
Talking after the match, Christensen pinpointed the current objectives the membership has shipped as the first supply of concern.
“We weren’t at our top-level,” he stated.
“We began good for 10 or quarter-hour, good power with the group behind us – they usually stayed behind us the entire sport – however they efficiently took the tempo out of the sport.
“We’ve conceded seven objectives now in two video games which isn’t regular for us. It’s not nearly this sport, we did it as effectively on the weekend. We’ve to repair it, and we have now to do it fast,”
The Blues are nevertheless lucky there isn’t a away aim rule this season, giving them slim hopes forward of subsequent week.
“It’s two objectives, it’s nonetheless going to be very tough, however it could’t be worse than this. We’ve to go there and make a giant efficiency,”
“We’ve to attempt to flip it round nevertheless it’s going to be tough. We weren’t on high and we all know that, however we have now nothing to lose so we have now to go there, put in a giant efficiency and hopefully flip it round,”
Tuchel and firm will now shift their consideration to this weekend’s Premier League match towards Southampton.