Thomas Tuchel tells Jorginho to stick to controversial penalty style despite embarrassing miss for Chelsea vs West Ham

THOMAS TUCHEL backed Jorginho despite his spot kick shocker.

The Chelsea midfielder wasted a golden opportunity to give his team the lead against dogged West Ham by fluffing a penalty three minutes from time.

Thomas Tuchel has backed Jorginho to continue his penalty style despite the awful miss against West Ham

The midfielder had a penalty saved against the Hammers on Sunday

Sub Christian Pulisic got his Italian team-mate out of jail by scoring in the last seconds of normal time but boss Tuchel admits his player is ‘upset’ at his miss.

Tuchel said: “Jorgi had a perfect record with us so normally you believe and we all believed we had finally the chance to score the goal we needed.

“He has a certain style of shooting. When he scores it looks unbelievable, cool, calm, composed.

“When he misses a penalty, it looks like: could he have done better?

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“But it’s his style and he’s right to stick with it. He’s very upset with himself.”

Matchwinner Pulisic admits it is a huge relief to have ended a run of three successive home defeats.

The American revealed boss Tuchel told him to go out and grab a winner.

Pulisic said: “He just said to make a difference. To combine and make opportunities. 

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“It feels good to be more secure in the top four. We need a win at home and it feels great in front of our fans.

“We need to finish the season strong. Some good league games and then a final.

“I needed to come in and make a difference and show I want to be playing.”


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By: Gary Stonehouse
Title: Thomas Tuchel tells Jorginho to stick to controversial penalty style despite embarrassing miss for Chelsea vs West Ham
Sourced From: www.thesun.co.uk/sport/18361227/thomas-tuchel-jorginho-controversial-penalty-style-chelsea/
Published Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2022 19:54:03 +0000


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