Thomas Tuchel List Major Miss-outs in Madrid clash

Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that his frontman Romelu Lukaku will not feature in Tuesday’s League quarter-final second-leg clash against Real Madrid. Madrid guesses into the tie with a 3-1 advantage from the first leg. France International Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick to give his side the victory at Stamford Bridge.

Thomas Tuchel Confirms Lukaku Out of Madrid Trip

Speaking in his pre-match presser Thomas Tuchel said: “The injury situation is that Callum Hudson-Odoi is still out, Ben Chilwell of course still out. Romelu will not travel with us due to his pain in the Achilles.” The manager also said: “Azpi [Cesar Azpilicueta] is in the group he has tested several times negative and Ross Barkley is sick, he will not travel. Everybody else is in the squad.”

Thomas Tuchel List Major Miss-Outs In Madrid Clash
Thomas Tuchel List Major Miss-outs in Madrid clash

Pressed for comment on Chelsea’s chances of overcoming Real Madrid with the 3-1 will be very difficult as confirmed by Tuchel, the manager said they don’t have a good chance of overcoming Real Madrid, he said they don’t have a big chance of beating Madrid given the first game’s results and given the competition and the opponent and the stadium as well.

He admitted that they did not manage their efforts in the first leg, he also said they will not start the game by giving less because it is very unlikely that they will make it.

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