The next game becomes highly important for Tuchel which is against RB Salzburg next Wednesday.
Chelsea’s poor season continues and they suffered defeat in their Champions League opener. Tuchel looked angry after the game when he was talking to the media (h/t Football.London).
Chelsea lost to Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 last night and it might affect their UCL chances because tough games are still in wait. Mislav Orsic’s 13th-minute strike assured three points for Dinamo Zagreb.
The English side never looked like scoring apart from the last five minutes when Reece James hit the post. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a forgettable debut, but he wasn’t given much service to make the difference in the opposition box.
Talking about the game, here’s an angry Tuchel (h/t Football.London): I’m angry with myself and I’m angry with our performance. This is a huge underperformance from all of us. It’s not precise enough, it’s not clinical enough, it’s not aggressive enough. It’s not determined enough and not enough individually and not enough as a team and that’s why we lose this game.
After a defeat against Southampton last midweek, Chelsea showed some spark against West Ham United despite going a goal down and winning the game.
With regards to this Champions League group, losing the first game is not a disaster by any stretch of the imagination. But, the next game becomes highly important which is against RB Salzburg at Stamford Bridge next Wednesday.
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