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Why Tuchel Would Not Like To Face Pep's City This Weekend After Their Big Win Yesterday (Opinion)

Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea Football Club will be welcoming their worst ever nightmare in the premier league when Pep Guardiola's Manchester City visit the Stamford Bridge Stadium on Saturday evening. The clash is set to give rise to a new premier league rivalry with Pep yet to defeat Tuchel in the premier league.

Come Saturday, the German Tactician Thomas Tuchel would have wished not to face this Pep Guardiola's City and maybe later to have time to continue his unbeaten record against the Citizens. The main reason behind this is because, the match comes at a time where he is struggling with the fitness of his number one goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy.

Speaking ahead of their EFL Cup tie against Aston Villa tonight, Tuchel ruled out the Senegalese custodian out of the cup game, adding that he hasn't been training with the rest of his teammates due to his injury scare from their last outing and he is hopeful Mendy could be back in action by Saturday to face the reigning premier league champions.

Watching City humiliate Wycombe 6-1 yesterday night, Tuchel and any other Blues fan, would not wish to have Kepa in between the posts given the fact that De Bruyne, Mahrez, and Foden all wrote their names in the score sheet with the match possibly being used to polish their goalscoring boots awaiting the payback time after their UCL final defeat.

With Romelu Lukaku setting back to default, do you think Thomas Tuchel will stand a chance of continuing his 100% win record against the in form Pep Guardiola's Manchester City?

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