Chelsea continued their incredible run of form with a 1 - 0 win over Brentford in a crucial match between the two clubs.
Chelsea based in West London, were far from their best in today's match, but they still managed to take all three points.
Edouard Mendy, Malang Sarr, Andreas Christensen, Trevor Chalobah, Ben Chiwell, Cesar Azpilicueta, Mateo Kovacic, N'golo Kante, Tim Werner, and Romelu Lukaku were all outstanding for Chelsea in today's match.
Chelsea won a hard-fought match in the English Premier League thanks to a single goal from Ben Chiwell.
The West London club moved to the top of the EPL standings after amassing 19 points this season, while Brentford dropped to seventh place.
Let's look at three wise decisions made by Thomas Tuchel as Chelsea won their game.
1. EFFECTIVE LINE-UP AND FORMATION: Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel deployed a 3-5-2 formation that included Edouard Mendy, Malang Sarr, Andreas Christensen, Trevor Chalobah, Ben Chiwell, Cesar Azpilicueta, Mateo Kovacic, N'golo Kante, Timo Werner, and Romelu Lukaku.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel deployed three centre backs, two wing backs, three central midfielders, and two attackers.
2. TACTICAL SUBSTITUTION: In the second half, German and Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel made three substitutions. To replace the tired players, Chelsea tactician Thomas Tuchel brought in Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, and Reece James.
3. STYLE CHANGE: Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel started the game with a 3-5-2 formation, using Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner as attackers to try to weaken Brentford's defence.
After Chelsea scored the game's first goal, Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel switched to a 4-5-1 formation to prevent the opponent from scoring.
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