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How Thomas Tuchel’s decision secured Chelsea a draw, see how?


Jan 2, 2022 , ,
Report: Thomas Tuchel wants Chelsea to sell Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner

Thomas Tuchel proved his coaching prowess as he handles Romelu Lukaku’s issue maturely both on and off the pitch. Romelu Lukaku’s controversial interview trended when Chelsea was preparing for a crucial match against their arch-rival Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

The interview was a big distraction to Chelsea’s side that is losing form and fast dropping out of the title race following Manchester City’s controversial 2-1 win against Arsenal. Romelu Lukaku made a big mistake by going to the press to criticize his manager’s tactics and as well angering Chelsea fans with his romance with inter Milan fans.

Thomas Tuchel’s handled the case with maturity by dropping Romelu Lukaku from his team that faced Liverpool today and his decision proved to be the right one because of these two reasons.

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1. Dropping Lukaku was a warning that Tuchel is in charge

A manager is expected to command the respect of his players and Thomas Tuchel did exactly by dropping Romelu Lukaku. According to reports, Chelsea players were disappointed with Romelu Lukaku’s controversial interview and were supportive of Tuchel’s decision to drop the Belgian Striker.

2. Romelu Lukaku could have been a problem for Chelsea against Liverpool

Almost all Chelsea fans were angered by Romelu Lukaku’s interview and some were wanted the coach to drop him. Most Chelsea fans were ready to boo and make bad gestures about Romelu Lukaku if he had started against Liverpool.

In order to avoid the ugly situation waiting to happen, Thomas Tuchel made a wise decision by dropping him for Kai Havertz which ended with Chelsea securing a draw against Liverpool.

3. Fans were supportive of the team

Fans were happy not to see Lukaku on the pitch as they rallied along with the team and cheered them even when Chelsea was two goals down in the first 30 minutes.

4. Thomas Tuchel’s tactics were spot on

Not only did Thomas Tuchel handle the case well off the pitch, but he also went in into the game with the perfect lineup to match Liverpool’s high pressing football. The decision to start Kai Havertz in the attack was marvelous and Kovacic and Kante partnership was also outstanding.

Truly Thomas Tuchel is a good manager ad should be supported even in this time of struggle.