Tuchel explains why Chelsea vs Porto clash will be easier for Porto and not Chelsea

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Ahead of Tuesday’s second-leg Champions League clash between Chelsea and Porto, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel insists the game will be easier for the Portuguese side.

“I think in terms of adapting to the result in the first leg, it’s easier for Porto because they know very well what they need to do, they need to score three goals if they want to go through,” said Tuchel.

“For us, if we start adapting we could easily lose our heads. Because what does it mean? That it’s enough to lose 1-0? It’s good to have a draw, or better to have 1-0 for us. Why should we enter into this thinking?

“This is the challenge, to not lose your head. I hope we embrace the challenge, I hope we have the feeling this is a match everyone waits for since they were a little kid.

“Everybody wants to play Champions League, everybody wants to be part of it, everybody wants to have a decisive match.

“But forget the result, we have to deliver. If we don’t deliver, you cannot expect any results.”

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