Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel wasn’t a happy man after the 3-1 victory over Aston Villa.
Although relieved to have come from behind to win the game, Thomas Tuchel was visibly frustrated in his post-match interview with Sky Sports, and the Blues boss argued that Chelsea’s squad are being ravaged with continuous games, a thin squad hit by injuries without rest, compared to other teams.
“We are worried. We have more injured players, we play with players and we play against teams who have no international duty,” the Chelsea boss said.
“At some point that will catch us.
“We let Callum Hudson-Odoi play for 90 minutes because we needed to change other players on the pitch.
“Maybe we made a big mistake here letting players play after Covid-19 and having one or two training sessions. But obviously they make us play and so we play and we play two more cup games and we play teams who prepare one week for these matches.
“It’s like it is but this cannot be the right way.”