Chelsea coach: The draw with Brighton is disappointing
Chelsea coach: The draw with Brighton is disappointing and I don’t have two defenders to face Liverpool
German coach Thomas Tuchel expressed his disappointment after a 1-1 draw with his guest, Brighton, in the match that brought the two teams together on Wednesday evening, at Stamford Bridge, in the 20th round of the English Premier League. Premier League for the 2021-2022 season.
Tuchel spoke after the end of the match, saying: “It is very disappointing, we gave everything, we had enough great chances to win the match, it was a strong match. Two other changes due to injury, everyone is tired, and it is the same in every match.”
He added, “We have two injuries again, we no longer have defenders at the back, they are all injured, I will always protect my players, and I want to understand what happened.”
And about the upcoming Liverpool match, the German coach said: “There is no need to look forward, we can try to find players ready to play, we no longer have his back on the wing, and everyone is injured.”
On the title race, the Blues boss said: “This is where we are and we need to adapt to the demands of this situation. I know what we are, I fought hard for the win against Brighton but I simply don’t know what I can expect from the players now.” .
Chelsea vs Brighton
Belgian star Romelu Lukaku scored Chelsea’s goal, in the 28th minute of the match, after turning Mason Mount’s cross with a wonderful header to the right of the Brighton goalkeeper.
The Blues made an emergency change with the exit of Reyes James due to an injury in the 27th minute, and Spanish left back Marcos Alonso entered his place.
Danny Welbeck scored the equalizer for Brighton in the first minute of the match, instead of wasting the match, from a wonderful header to the right of the Blues goalkeeper Mini.
Chelsea ranked second in the English Premier League table with 42 points, ahead of third-placed Liverpool with 41 points, after losing yesterday, Tuesday, against Leicester City, with a clean goal, behind Manchester City, the leader with 47 points, while Brighton raised its score to 24 points in Tenth place.