Premier League legends Joe Cole and Steve McManaman have heaped praise on Chelsea after they destroyed 4-0 Juventus. Thomas Tuchel’s team defeated the Old Lady in UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night (November 23) at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues completely overwhelmed Massimiliano Allegri’s men and took the lead thanks to young Trevoh Chalobah in the 25th minute. England right-back Reece James Continued his superb form as he scored his fifth goal of the season and Chelsea’s second of the night in the 55th minute.
Callum Hudson-Odoi scored his third Chelsea goal just three minutes later. Germany striker Timo Werner, who returned from injury as a second-half substitute, scored Chelsea’s fourth goal in second-half stoppage time.
Joe Cole and Steve McMananman were in awe after Chelsea’s stunning display against Juventus. Cole said BT Sport:
“Champagne football. It was a beautiful performance. It was unbelievable. It was an absolutely brilliant performance to put Chelsea at the top of this group in the Champions League.”
Former Liverpool midfielder Steve McManaman said:
“It was another really dominant performance from Chelsea. We said it at the beginning of the tournament how strong the English teams look really, and this is another marker.”
He added that Tuchel’s side have shown confidence and they can score more goals tonight.
“Chelsea had to come here and get a result against a resilient, experienced Juventus team and they completely pushed them aside. It was a really comfortable, confident performance. They could have scored. many goals and they won the game early.”
Chelsea are currently top of Group H in the Champions League after winning four of their five group stage matches this season. The Blues are on points with Juventus and will be eager to win their final game against Zenit St.Petersburg on December 8 to top the table.
Thomas Tuchel could be on the verge of building a dynasty at Chelsea
Chelsea’s recent performances in the Premier League and Champions League have made them one of the most feared teams in Europe. They are title contenders to win the title this season and are likely to retain the Champions League.
The Blues are currently top of the Premier League table, three points ahead of second-placed Manchester City. Chelsea have only conceded 4 goals in 12 games this season and are appreciated for their solid and stable defence.
In recent matches, the quality of their attack is also highly appreciated. Chelsea have scored 30 goals in 12 Premier League games and 10 in five Champions League appearances.
The Blues currently have some young talent in their squad. This includes the likes of Mason Mount, Reece James, Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Trevoh Chalobah. It is likely that the Blues will build a squad around the aforementioned players in the future.
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Thomas Tuchel has tried to develop and get the best out of Chelsea’s young talents. The German may be on the verge of building a dynasty at Stamford Bridge, as some of his players are yet to be finished products.
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