Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel has defended his facet following a humiliating 4-1 residence defeat to Brentford on Saturday night.
After an uneventful first half, the Blues led early within the second interval by way of Antonio Rudiger’s long-range strike, however the Bees equalised lower than two minutes later earlier than taking the lead and finally successful the conflict.
Talking after the match, Tuchel mirrored on dropping management of the match throughout a brief interval after stepping into entrance after which being unable to get better.
“We misplaced management in 10 minutes, conceded three objectives in that point, and misplaced the sport from there,” he stated after the sport. “It’s very irritating as a result of we had acquired into the lead by way of Toni’s objective and we had been in complete management till that time too,”
“It’s very onerous to create probabilities towards Brentford and as soon as we had that first objective, we stopped defending and gave three objectives away in 10 minutes, which may be very untypical and naturally killed the sport right this moment for us,”
The German additionally stated his gamers appeared a bit drained after the exhausting worldwide break.
“It was a tricky begin, which isn’t the primary time it’s been like that after a global break, and it took us some time to search out our rhythm and to search out full management.
“We lacked vitality and we didn’t do the issues that often make us robust. We appeared drained, bodily and mentally drained. It’s an enormous problem to play after the worldwide break however it’s important to get your outcomes proper because the favorite and being at residence. We didn’t do this nicely sufficient right this moment,”
The Blues’ subsequent task is a Champions League conflict towards Actual Madrid at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night time.