Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel refuses to blame Edouard Mendy for West Ham defeat

Thomas Tuchel refuses to blame Edouard Mendy for errors that noticed Chelsea lose at West Ham however admits keeper is ‘coping with a tough interval’ after dip in type

Thomas Tuchel refused to blame Edouard Mendy for the errors that value his aspect three factors at West Ham, however did admit the Chelsea goalkeeper’s type has dipped not too long ago.

Mendy tripped Jarrod Bowen to concede a thirty eighth minute penalty that allowed Manuel Lanzini to equalise after Thiago Silva had put Chelsea forward, after which within the closing phases the Senegalese keeper let in a cross from Arthur Masuaku at his close to publish, giving West Ham victory.


‘Edou is coping with a tough interval. I do not know why precisely however he appears to have misplaced a little bit of confidence,’ mentioned Tuchel.

Thomas Tuchel refused to blame keeper Edouard Mendy for costly errors in the match

Thomas Tuchel refused to blame keeper Edouard Mendy for pricey errors within the match

Mendy was beaten by Arthur Masuaku's late effort and had earlier given away a penalty


Mendy was overwhelmed by Arthur Masuaku’s late effort and had earlier given away a penalty

‘We are far, far-off from blaming anyone however we want to admit that we’re making too many essential errors for the time being, which value us a win in opposition to Manchester United (final weekend) and at this time as effectively.’

It was a poor again cross from Jorginho that put Mendy in bother for West Ham’s opening purpose, though he had an opportunity to clear the ball earlier than tripping Bowen.

‘His determination making was not on the best degree at this time for the primary purpose, but additionally we put him in a very awkward state of affairs,’ mentioned Tuchel.


But Mendy had no excuses for being caught out by Masuaku’s cross from extensive on the left wing within the 86th minute. ‘He might have saved the state of affairs however he didn’t,’ added Tuchel, who bemoaned the errors which have value Chelsea 5 factors from the previous three video games.

His effort from 32 yards caught Mendy off guard and he has admitted that the goal surprised him

His effort from 32 yards caught Mendy off guard and he has admitted that the purpose stunned him

Tuchel did admit that Mendy was suffering from a loss of confidence that was causing errors

Tuchel did admit that Mendy was affected by a lack of confidence that was inflicting errors 

‘I believed the efficiency at this time was sufficient to win the sport however we give straightforward objectives away and that is very uncommon. We make huge errors that lead to huge possibilities that lead to straightforward objectives.

‘We have carried out this now in three matches, in opposition to United, Watford and once more at this time. If you do that at this type of degree, you’ll be able to’t count on to have a outcome.’

The Chelsea coach additionally has extra accidents too, with each Kai Havertz and Marcos Alonso becoming a member of a protracted injured record, in addition to Jorginho having to play with a hip downside.

‘Kai has big ache, Marcos Alonso has again ache, so that’s one other two substitutes we had to make due to to harm. Jorgi has been taking part in with hip ache for many matchdays and you’ll see it. 

‘We are lacking not solely N’Golo (Kante), but additionally Mateo Kovacic for 5 – 6 weeks. I do not know when N’Golo might be again.’

Tuchel said midfielder Jorginho had been playing with hip pain for several matches now

Tuchel mentioned midfielder Jorginho had been taking part in with hip ache for a number of matches now

Tuchel blamed the fixture record, with Chelsea at present in the midst of a run of 13 video games in six weeks. ‘We have some overloaded gamers. This isn’t an excuse however should you have a look at our schedule, there isn’t a escape and that is precisely the place we battle for the time being.

‘We have essential ball losses in conditions the place you merely can not have them if you’d like clear sheets and wish to dominate video games. If you need to shield in opposition to counter assaults, it’s not possible to do these sorts of errors, thrice in a row, it is just too a lot and we can not give any excuses that we’re drained.

‘It is completely regular to be drained by way of the Premier League in winter. It is a query of precision, particulars, danger administration, the place you are taking it and the place you completely do not.

‘If you invite a crew like West Ham into your personal field, into the final 20 metres by giving huge ball losses then you’re within the bother.’


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