Thomas Tuchel despite difficult starting position in front of Champions League

Despite the difficult starting position in the quarter-final return match of the Champions League, coach Thomas Tuchel wants to exclude a progress completely. “It’s unlikely, but it’s worth try it and we’ll try it,” Tuchel said before the game at Real Madrid on Tuesday (21.00 / Dazn ).

The king class-out will not accept the defending champion “before it really ends,” stressed cloth. For Chelsea it is the 1: 3 home level from the first leg.

“The challenge is incredibly high”, but “always allowed to dream. Sometimes it is also important to imagine things”. But “realistic we have to give a lot and be on our top level”.

The team around the German international Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Antonio Rüdiger must find a “way to play a physical game, which will be part of the solution,” said Tuchel. The 48-year-old hope for a game, “in which our faith is growing with our deeds”.

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