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Tuchel to give players a rest after tired performance at Brighton

Thomas Tuchel wasn't pleased with our performance at Brighton, but feels days like these have to expected when your time is tired and in need of a rest against such a good team with their home fans behind them.

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The Debrief: Compact defence foils Man City forwards, but it’s not enough in narrow defeat

Chelsea were unable to halt Manchester City’s run of victories in the Premier League, but the statistics show how close our tactics came to succeeding and reveal a much closer game than it may have appeared.

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The Debrief: Tuchel’s tactics, Toni’s threat and wingers’ work-rate do for Spurs again

Chelsea booked our place in this season’s Carabao Cup final with a 1-0 win away at Tottenham Hotspur, as Thomas Tuchel got the better of his opposite number for the second week in a row, throwing up some striking statistics.

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Tuchel finds room for improvement, assesses Sarr and enjoys Chelsea’s ambition

Thomas Tuchel felt the Blues produced a mixed bag at Tottenham tonight but over the two legs of our Carabao Cup semi-final he was left in no doubt the best team advanced to Wembley.

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The Debrief: Professional Blues secure big cup win as Hall makes history

There was to be no giant-killing at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, as the Blues put in a thoroughly professional job to see off National League side Chesterfield in the FA Cup third round.

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Tuchel praises Chelsea attitude and rates Lewis Hall’s performance

After watching his team put in a professional performance against National League outfit Chesterfield to advance to the fourth round of the FA Cup, Thomas Tuchel explained why the Blues did what he asked of them and also assessed debutant Lewis Hall’s performance.

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The Debrief: Something old, something new, dominant win for the Blues

Thomas Tuchel was forced to try something different tactically against Tottenham, but as the statistics show it was a very familiar performance from Chelsea as we confidently brushed our opponents aside in the first leg of our Carabao Cup semi-final.

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The Debrief: Dramatic draw picked apart with Kovacic and Kante influence counted

For the second time in the 2021/22 season, a league meeting between Chelsea and Liverpool ended all square and a deep look at the figures generated by the thrilling encounter backs up any claims the draw was a relatively fair result...

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The Debrief: Battling Blues run out of steam

It was a draw that felt like a defeat as Chelsea desperately clung on to a slender lead against Brighton for over an hour before ultimately surrendering two precious Premier League points. Here, we take a closer look at the match statistics and all the talking points…

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Tuchel explains inevitable struggle against Brighton, questions non-penalty decision and disallowed goal, and issues injury update

In his analysis of our 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion, Thomas Tuchel felt his side fought hard in difficult circumstances and were hard done by when two second-half decisions went against us.

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Ranking every Alonso free-kick

As Marcos Alonso turns 31 today (28 December), we look at his five Chelsea direct free-kicks since he joined the club in the summer of 2016, and you can then vote for your favourite once you have re-visited all five..

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The Debrief: Patient Blues get back to winning ways in style

It was a Boxing Day to remember for Chelsea as Thomas Tuchel’s Blues came from behind to defeat Aston Villa 3-1 at Villa Park in a thoroughly professional performance. Here we take a closer look at the match statistics and all the key talking points…