Chelsea and Manchester City played against each other at Stanford Bridge today. The match was a very entertaining and tight contest as both teams performed very well on the pitch. Both managers went into the match with their best formation as they were keen on securing all 3 points.
At the end of the encounter, Manchester City won the game 1-0. The goal was scored by Gabriel Jesus and Assisted by Cancelo.
In the match, Thomas Tuchel failed to avoid 2 mistakes as Chelsea lost today. Check out the 2 mistakes that Thomas Tuchel made as Chelsea lost today.
1) Substituting Ngolo Kante
The first mistake that Thomas Tuchel made today was substituting Ngolo Kante. The Chelsea manager started the midfielder in his formation but took him out in the second half.
This was a poor substitution as Ngolo Kante was doing very well on the pitch. He made some excellent tackles and interceptions in the match.
2) Changing His Main Formation
Thomas Tuchel uses the 3:4:3 formation very well as it has been a very organized tactic in most of the matches that he has played. In today’s game, he used a 3:5:2 formation. The formation was uncomfortable to some of the players which led to high pressure from Manchester City’s team.
Check out the formation that Thomas Tuchel used today.
Chelsea manager started Edouard Mendy in goal ahead of Kepa. The goalkeeper made some excellent saves as he looked sharp.
Thomas Tuchel paired Christensen, Azpilicueta, and Rudiger at the heart of the defense as he was keen on solidifying the defensive phase of the team.
In the midfield area, Thomas Tuchel lined up Ngolo Kante, Kovacic, and Jorginho in the central midfield position.
On the wings, Thomas Tichel used Reece James and Marcos Alonso. Both players drove forward when the team attacked and backward when the team defended.
In the attack, Thomas Tuchel deployed Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku. Both players were unable to cause problems for Manchester City’s defense.