Chelsea players doubled their odds of winning the Premier League title on Thursday. At home, they only tied Everton 1:1 in their 17th round match.
“Blue” did not score three times in the last five matches, drew twice and lost once. They lost their leading position, four points behind Manchester City First. They advanced against Everton after a Mason Mount goal in the 70th minute, but four minutes later Grad Brantwaite equalized.
“It is not easy to analyze our current situation. This is a strange result. I would be more concerned if we were completely out of shape, collected first and unable to return to the match. Then we would at least know what to work on,” Confessed to a certain helpless coach Thomas Tuchel According to the Associated Press.
CEOs Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz have been unable to play at Chelsea due to the coronavirus and other illnesses. “We have to sit here and talk about a 3-0 win, which would be great in our absence. That is not the case because our mistakes prevented us from winning.” The German coach, who also does not intend to argue about a possible postponement of more matches, rejected excuses.
“I don’t know what the rules are in the league and I don’t care. My job is to prepare the team. At noon I will find out who can play and I will always focus on the boys at my disposal.”
On the other hand, Liverpool managed to keep the top of the table in sight on Thursday, although at home against Newcastle they had to turn the duel from 0:1 to 3:1. Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah passed Slovak goalkeeper Martin Debravka until the end of the half The first, and at the end of the match he added a fuse with a shot from distance Trent Alexander-Arnold.
“I waited almost five years for such an intervention to come. I scored some goals in the 16th minute and after the end, but in the end I managed to hit the net well with an under-bar.” I enjoyed Alexander Arnold. The Reds won the sixth game in the series and are in second place, one point behind City.
The Newcastle boss was furious with the equalizer with which the home team started a turn in the 21st minute. Dúbravka first neutralized Gott’s header, but the Portuguese got a second chance as well because Isaac Hayden was lying on the grass. “The match turned around after a situation that I don’t understand. I don’t think referee Mike Dean interrupted the match. Isaac grabbed his head and we had two less players,” he complained Eddie Howe.
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