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Attacking Principles Of Chelsea's 3-4-2-1 Formation That Is Fearsome

Thomas Tuchel seems to have perfected his 3-4-2-1 formation at Chelsea. Against Real Madrid, they simply unstoppable.

A world class goal from Christian Pulisic gave them an added away goal advantage. They now prepare for the return leg at Stamford Bridge.

These are the attacking principles of the 3-4-2-1 formation used by Tuchel;

The connections and passing channels to exploit when on the ball as witnessed in the match.

The movement is also crucial here, of course, so the success of the structure will depend on the creativity of specific player roles. The creative players on the pitch were Mount, Pulisic and Kante.

Building from the back.

The first one is between the goalkeeper and his respective three defenders. Tuchel used Azpilicueta, Rudiger and Thiago Silva. They always received the ball from Mendy.

This is the basic setup with a possession based team. Chelsea exploited Real Madrid by dominating in the opening minutes.

Christian Pulisic scored after Chelsea dominated in the first half.

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