Tours the Blues to Goodison Park, Sunday (1/5/2022) ended in misery. Even though Chelsea dominated the game with 78% ball possession and was aggressive after making 17 attempts (5 on target) versus Everton’s 9 (4 on target) attempts.
After the two teams drew goalless in the first half, Everton broke the deadlock in the first minute of the second half. Richarlison beat Edouard Mendy’s guard after taking advantage of Cesar Azpilicueta’s mistake.
Defender and captain Chelsea it’s too long to hold the ball. Richarlison cut Azpilicueta’s operand and went into the penalty box to finish with a horizontal kick.
This negative result marked Chelsea’s second loss in their last four league games with just one win. The Blues have also only kept one clean sheet, creating four goals, but have conceded six goals.
Tuchel highlights Chelsea’s blunder against Everton. Mason Mount et al are required to improve performance in the rest of the season.
“We conceded in the first minute of the second half so it was a difficult situation,” said Tuchel Metro. “The way we awarded the goals was really unnecessary. If we continue to award goals then we will get results like recently.”
“We hate losing. We are responsible for that, it’s our responsibility at Old Trafford to not have had a better result. We struggled to keep clean sheets in a row and put in a top performance and that’s why we lost today.”
“We have to be without mistakes, be disciplined in your positions and make no mistakes. When you have that much possession we didn’t play our best game but we controlled the game and then we scored the goal and it killed our game because that is everything. what the opponent wants,” he murmured.
“We’ve had four games in the last two weeks and one clean sheet, this has to change. We struggled with the level of concentration and determination and you could see that in those four games.” Tuchel over Chelsea lost.