A TRIP TO ISTANBUL WILL ENABLE THOMAS TUCHEL ETCH HIS NAME IN CHELSEA’S FOLKLORE
The German tactician has within a short period of time turned the fortunes of Chelsea around.
The clash of two European titans tonight might just be the beginning of good things to happen at the bridge. Both team played out a 1-1 draw at the Alfredo Di Stefano training complex in Madrid, with the Santiago Bernabeau under renovation for some time.
Real Madrid went into their first leg contest with Chelsea with some notable absentees: skipper Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, Lucas Vazquez and Ferland Mendy, just to name a few. While on the flip side, Mateo Kovacic was missing. Tonight, Real Madrid will be without Raphael Varane; with Ferland Mendy also a doubt ones more. Chelsea will ones again do without the services of Kovacic. Both set of teams will welcome some player’s back namely: Ramos. while while chelsea will also welcome Antonio Rudiger back haven sat out the Blues weekend encounter with Fulham.
The blues should have taken a better advantage home if only Timo Werner was able to bury the chance that came his way earlier.
Chelsea’s Head Coach, Thomas Tuchel has no doubt made the right noise about his sides imminent encounter with loss Blancos; and he even gave a subtle glimes about his tactical plans for Sergio Ramos.
The former Borussia Dortmund trainer has been a transformative figure at Chelsea; with a new improved contract been mooted, expect his side to put on a blue collar performance that will ensure a date at Istanbul with Manchester City.
The German connoisseur has made the right noise; it’s now left for his players to make the noise louder at Stamford Bridge tonight. Over to you Turbo Timo!
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