Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has complained that the growing shortage of players in the squad is what separates the club from their title rivals.
The Blues only managed to draw 1-1 with Everton in the Premier League on Thursday night, leaving the clubs with just eight points in their last five games. From leading the crowd now until being left behind by Manchester City by 4 points and Liverpool moving away by 3 points respectively
The famous London team has continued to suffer injuries at Kai Havertz and Mateo Kovacic, who did not play in the game at Stamford Bridge.
Including the latest that It has been reveal that both Ben Chilwell, Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner and Callum Hudson-Odoi have tested positive for coronavirus. The German coach has pointed to the difference that separates them. He left his rival for the championship.
“The main difference is that City and Liverpool have no injuries,” Tuchel said. “We had six or seven players that weren’t ready. It can happen and you want the whole team to be ready to play.”
“It’s not a problem but we have to accept it. Today it is absolutely unnecessary. But it happened to us right now.”