“We got punished for it” – Tuchel truthfully reveals why Chelsea struggled against Juventus

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Chelsea conceded a goal 10 seconds into the second half at the Allianz Stadium as the Blues lost 1-0 to Juventus on Wednesday night.

The Blues had the majority of the possession throughout the 90 minutes, but struggled to break down a well-drilled Juventus defence.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admitted after the game that Chelsea were ‘slow, tired and not good enough’ against Juventus.

“It’s impossible in this kind of level to concede a goal like this. We know what’s coming, we got punished for it,” Tuchel said.

“We started not sharp enough, the first 10-15 minutes should’ve been much more sharp, put more dangerous balls into the box. We had two crucial ball losses where we almost gave goals away. We struggled to create our own rhythm as they were so deep.

“We were not good enough, slow, tired, mentally slow with decision making, it’s a strange one to analyse.”

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