Andreas Christensen has actually exposed how Thomas Tuchel gone about tweaking Frank Lampard’s technique at Chelsea to make the Blues watertight at the back.
In the German’s very first 6 video games at Stamford Bridge, his side has actually been breached simply when.
That record stands in plain contrast to the one that added to his predecessor being ushered through the exits, with the Premier League heavyweights now favouring a three-man protective system.
What has been stated?
“If you don’t need to play the ball, you don’t have to,” Christensen informed Chelsea’s main site on the message fromTuchel “Wait for someone to come and take the ball, don’t take last-second decisions, know what you’re going to do and make it happen.
“He just said to us to be comfortable and believe in ourselves. I have played in the middle of the three before and I’m quite comfortable there. At the moment, when we are playing good football and getting wins, it is helping us so we don’t have to do too much to change it.”
Who scored the only objective versus Tuchel’s Chelsea?
Tuchel opened his reign in west London with a goalless draw in the house toWolves That stalemate was followed by Premier League triumphes over Burnley and Tottenham, enabling the Blues to begin climbing up the table.
Chelsea likewise saw off Newcastle last time out, while making their method into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a narrow win over Barnsley and have actually seen self-confidence brought back.
The just time they have actually yielded with Tuchel at the helm came throughout a journey to Sheffield United, and even then they signed up the effort as Antonio Rudiger executed his own web in a 2-1 win.
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Chelsea has actually discovered a formula that works, with Tuchel reverting back to a system that provided noteworthy success for Antonio Conte throughout his time in England.
Stability and strength have actually been brought back in a crucial location of the field, with a variety of those that had actually been outcast under Lampard now invited back into the fold.
Marcus Alonso has actually been starring at left wing-back, Rudiger in a centre-half berth and even Kepa Arrizabalaga gathered a welcome tidy sheet versus Newcastle after sustaining an error-strewn start to the season that caused him being changed by Edouard Mendy.
Christensen included on the Spanish shot-stopper, who has actually been informed that he stays a back-up choice at the Bridge: “I think he made a couple of good saves. That can be important for his self-esteem and also for the group. It was nice to see him out there. We felt comfortable, even though we needed him two times in the second half.”