Chelsea Boss Tuchel Reveals Real Reason His Side Lost To Arsenal At Stamford Bridge

Chelsea Boss Tuchel Reveals Real Reason His Side Lost To Arsenal At Stamford Bridge

- Thomas Tuchel has taken the blame for Chelsea's defeat against their London neighbours Arsenal

- Mikel Arteta's men completed their Premier League double over the Blues following a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge

- Chelsea will need to win their last two games to secure Champions League qualification for next season

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Thomas Tuchel has admitted that his player rotation caused Chelsea's defeat to Arsenal in the London derby played at Stamford Bridge, The Sun.

The German gaffer who has been on an impressive run since becoming manager of the Blues blamed himself for the 1-0 defeat to the Gunners.

Emile Smith-Rowie grabbed the only goal of the game after a costly mistake by Jorginho which caught Kepa Arrizabalaga off his lines, as the Spaniard scrambled to keep the ball off the line.

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Pierre-Emerik Aubameyang then followed up with his assist that gave the young Englishman the only goal of the match.

The west London side were the better side after going behind in the match but failed to break Arsenal's stubborn resistance.

And Tuchel whose side knocked Real Madrid out of the Champions League semi final has come out to take the blame for his teams' defeat.

Chelsea boss Tuchel reveals real reason his side lost to Arsenal at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel blames himself for players' rotation during loss to Arsenal. Photo by Adam Davy
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"I am not happy with my line-up. There were too many changes and I should not have done it like this.
"It was something in particular but I don't want to tell you.”
"It is totally our fault. I think we lost the game, it is totally our responsibility. We had huge chances, we more or less made an own goal, a total gift.

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“Overall we were not sharp enough, we could not put up the same intensity as energy as usual. It is on me.
"It is totally our fault, no one elses, we lost the game, we made an own-goal a total gift."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that the Supercomputer has predicted that Liverpool will not finish in the Champions League places in the Premier League, Daily Star.

The season officially has three games left to play, and the likes of Chelsea, Leicester City and Liverpool will be separated by only three points.

Man City are already run away leaders with the league title and neighbors Man United will finish in second position.


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