Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel denies despite victory: Maybe we make a big mistake

Trainer Thomas Tuchel has the narrow schedule after the 3-1 victory of his FC Chelsea at Boxing Day at Aston Villa, which criticizes the associated overburden of his players in times of Corona pandemic and the supposed ignorance of the decision makers.

I'm great impressed by the boys, but also super worried, Tunnel said after victory, directed his words against people in any offices of green tables. Chelsea is decimated personnel due to some Corona cases, but must still deny four games within ten days. Already on Wednesday there is a home game against Brighton & Hove Albion.

The game against Villa The crucial twist gave striker Romelu Lukaku, which had just returned from an extended Corona infection. According to an own goal of Reece James and compensation by a penalty of Jericho, Lusaka came into play at halftime. First he met with his first goal since mid-September to 2: 1, then he took out the penalty, again Jericho turned.

We let him play for 45 minutes, which was longer than recommended by the Medical Department, said Tunnel. He is not ready for it, even if he likes it. We were all in bed for a flu for ten days. I did not play in Villa Park two days later. What the fast comeback after the corona infection with Lusaka making, we do not know, no one knows, Tunnel said, Maybe we'll make a big mistake.

Tunnel criticizes change rule and missing winter break

In the game against Aston Villa, Tunnel had to do without the Time Werner patient and Kai Heinz and Ben Whitwell, among other things, thoroughly. 90 minutes stood after surviving Corona infection, on the other hand, Callum Hudson-Odoi on the square. We had to play through him because we had to take other players from the square, Tunnel said.

N'Gold Edge and Thiago Silva had to be replenished after Lusaka had already come to the break for tactical reasons for defender Trevor Challah. Edge replaced Mateo Kovacs, who had just come back from a corona infection and had to participate without preparation or training.

Five change were introduced for Corona, all of Europe has five bills, only we do not. All Europe has a winter break, but we play through, said Tunnel. But on whose back? On the back of the players!

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Through the victory against Aston Villa Chelsea closed after points with the FC Liverpool, whose game was postponed at the Boxing Day against Leeds United for Corona cases. Table leader is still Manchester City. The team of coach Pep Guardiola defeated Leicester City in a wild game with 6: 3.

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