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'The pitch is not in our favour' - Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel blames Stamford Bridge turf after Arsenal loss

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Thomas Tuchel blames Stamford Bridge pitch for Chelsea's 4-2 defeat against Arsenal. Gunners emerged victorious from a manic game that swung back and forth. Two of Arsenal's goals came through former Chelsea academy player Eddie Nketiah. The 22-year-old's opening goal game courtesy of mishit pass by Andreas Christensen, allowing the Arsenal man to pounce.
4 months ago·Stamford Bridge, United Kingdom

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The Independent

Thomas Tuchel critical of ‘very difficult’ Stamford Bridge pitch

Tuchel blamed Andreas Christensen’s error on the Blues’ playing surface

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Thomas Tuchel walks out of frosty interview before blaming pitch in Chelsea loss

Chelsea's defeat to Arsenal left Thomas Tuchel bemoaning his side's individual errors before he took issue with the state of the Stamford Bridge pitch, which he claimed doesn't favour them

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Eurosport

'The pitch is not in our favour' - Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel blames Stamford Bridge turf after Arsenal loss

"An incredible match at Stamford Bridge saw the two London rivals share six goals with Arsenal taking the win on a night to forget for defenders. The Chelsea manager said afterwards that his players must \u0027face the reality that it\u0027s impossible to win matches if you make this amount of mistakes of this calibre\u0027."

4 months ago
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90Min

Thomas Tuchel says 'difficult' Stamford Bridge pitch contributed to Arsenal defeat

Thomas Tuchel blamed the state of the Stamford Bridge pitch for Chelsea's 4-2 defeat to Arsenal.

4 months ago·Israel
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Football365

Tuchel offers up odd Stamford Bridge excuse for Chelsea defeat to Arsenal

Thomas Tuchel claims the Stamford Bridge pitch was partially to blame for Chelsea’s 4-2 defeat to Arsenal on Wednesday.Eddie Nketiah scored a brace in a crazy game that drew Arsenal level on points with Tottenham in the race for the top four.READ MORE: Have Arsenal turned this into a race for two CL places?The striker’s opening goal of the game came after an underhit backpass by Andreas Christensen.The Danish centre-back was then withdrawn by Tu…

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Thomas Tuchel remarkably blames Stamford Bridge pitch for Chelsea woes and claims new low in his tenure

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel took aim at the Stamford Bridge pitch for his side’s recent woes, including the 4-2 defeat to Arsenal.The Blues won at Wembley on Sunday to reach the FA Cup final, but that papered over the cracks of a poor run of form at home. In fact, Wednesday’s loss to the Gunners was their third successive home defeat for the first time in 28 years.Chelsea have also conceded 11 goals in that run. What’s more, Arsenal’s four goa…

4 months ago
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