Latest Chelsea news live on Zenit Saint Petersburg with the Blues with a draw 3-3, as both clubs played their best in the pitch to boost or maintain their point in the UCL table.
Thomas Tuchel and his boys have not been performing well in their last four matches in all competitions. They have been able to win only one game, played two draws and lost one match, which was against West Ham United.
The Blues faced Zenit St Petersburg in their last UEFA Champions League group H match at Gazprom Arena, which ended in a 3:3 draw. It was a tough match between the two teams, but poor tactics from the Chelsea’s manager, resulted in the reason why the west London team played a draw in Russia.
Timo Werner scored the first goal of the match in less than two minutes into the game, Chelsea had more opportunities to increase the score line, but the home team aborted all their plans. Before the end of half time, Zenit St Petersburg equalized and scored the second goal.
Romelu Lukaku scored for Chelsea in the 62 minutes to keep the score line at level. Timo Werner scored his second goal of the match after assisting Romelu Lukaku in the second goal to give the Blues a well deserved lead.
The home team capitalized on poor defending from the Chelsea’s defenders to equalize the goal. Chelsea Manager, Thomas Tuchel contributed to the reason why his team played a 3:3 draw against Zenit St Petersburg.
The Manager is known for his perfect tactics during matches, but a lot his midfielders were sidelined because of injuries. The German Tactician has been winning matches despite the absence of these midfielders.
The mistake the Manager keeps repeating in every match is the way he rotates his defenders. He’s supposed to be using his best defenders during matches who understood themselves.
The absence of Antonio Rudiger was felt in today’s match as the Russian team continued using left side were Malang Sarr was to attack Chelsea. He should maintain his first team defenders if he wants to keep winning matches, especially now they are entering into the round of 16.