Champions league football.
Chelsea have travelled to Italy to take on Italians Juventus. In their group stage second fixture of champions league football. After an opening group fixture win over. Zenit as well as Juventus won against Malmo.
Chelsea Current Form.
The blues lost to Manchester City in their premier league matchday six. As well as struggling in previous fixtures against. Aston Villa and Zenit which resulted to change of style of play.
Early Struggles For Tuchel.
The Germany Internationals team has unfortunately struggled. Since coming back form September international break. With much of defensive style of play. Witnessed against Zenit, Aston Villa and Man City.
What Prompted Change In Style of Play.
With injuries to academy graduate Recce James as a natural right wing back. Lead to Tuchel bring in Cesar and Alonso who have struggled. While lack of consistency in position ten players.
With all Mount, Pulisic, Kai on and off the starting eleven. Injuries to Kante and unfit Jorginho with no real driving force from. Loftus-Cheek or Saul Niguez as replacements.
Covid-19 Scare and Consequences.
Unfortunately the ever reliable Frenchman Kante is out with Covid-19. The latter has been a very important player in Tuchel's team midfield area.
Having to drive and take control of the midfield. Allowing the other players to attack at will. So is Jorginho sitting on holding position comfortably. A big miss for Tuchel which needs.
Team Struggles To Get Goals.
Despite goals against Zenit and Aston Villa there was clear emptiness in Lukaku upfront. Wingers failling to overlap and provide assistance.
To the £97.5m former Inter Milan Man. He's forced to lie back and defend with the team waiting for fortune counterattack and score.
Tuchel needs to set up strict measures on Covid-19 to players. Work on his medical and technical team to minimise injuries players to players. Return to back four with the absence of Recce and Ben Chilwell.
So as to provide the team with stability in midfield to both two defensive pair of Kovacic and Jorginho. Ensure a natural winger Hudson-Odoi comes into the team. As well as Ziyech to provide crosses for Lukaku. While let Werner assist Lukaku as a false ten.
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