“It’s very unlikely that we make it, but it’s worth trying”- Chelsea’s supremo Thomas Tuchel ahead of their Champions League 2021-22 quarter-final clash against Real Madrid
Thomas Tuchel, in the pre-match press conference against Real Madrid, spoke about their chances of qualifying for the semi-finals of the Champions League. He highlighted that it’s unlikely that Chelsea will qualify but they will not give less than what they generally do. The Germa also stated that Chelsea will fight and try hard despite being 3-1 behind on aggregate.
“Not the biggest chance. But we never manage our effort and belief by the chances we have for a result. Trying means that we will play to the full limit. We will try to be in better shape and better condition than in the first match. It’s very unlikely that we make it, but it’s worth trying” said Tuchel.
Tuchel described their efforts and chances regardless of the result of the first leg. The Blues will definitely show their character and personality despite the fact they will start the game two goals behind. Tuchel feels that their inputs and efforts don’t depend on the fact that what will be the result.
Chelsea vs Real Madrid: How Tuchel can manage the second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu?
Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea will travel to Spain’s capital, Madrid without Ben Chilwell, Romelu Lukaku, Hudson Odoi, and Ross Barkley. César Azplicueta is available to the side after he was tested Covid negative, but Tuchel will decide whether to start him or not. Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, and Mason Mount are all available to start from first.
This is a big game for the English Side after their hope to win the Premier League looks impossible. The reigning champions might shake the world by leveling the match as they are just two goals behind. Interestingly, There is no away-goal rule applicable in the Champions League this year, meaning that Chelsea can push the match to extra time if they score two and manage not to concede a single goal.
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