Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel holds a progress in the Champions League quarterfinals at Real Madrid after the 1: 3 in the first leg for unlikely, yet his team will give everything to create the impossible.
“We have not just considered the best chances when looking at the first leg result, the competition, our opponent and the stadium,” said Tuchel before the second leg in Madrid (Tuesday / 21: 00 / Dazn). “But our mission does not depend on how the opportunities are on a result.”
His team, who had won at the weekend at the weekend at the FC Southampton, had to surpass in the Bernabeu himself, called Tuchel. Only then maybe something possible for Chelsea. “It’s unlikely, but it’s worth trying it. And try that we give everything and go to our utmost limit,” Tuchel said. “It’s allowed to dream, sometimes it is important to imagine things and dream of it.”
Physically Chelsea have a disadvantage over Real Madrid, said Tuchel, because the Spaniards in the league should change five times during a game. The Englishen have only three changeover and then exposed to a higher burden on this season. Several players are missing scarf in Madrid. Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ben Chilwell and Romelu Lukaku are not traveling. In addition, César Azpilicueta is missing after a positive corona test.