Actual Madrid don’t like enjoying in opposition to Chelsea or Thomas Tuchel.
The Blues scored what may very well be a beneficial away objective in a 1-1 draw with Los Blancos within the first leg of the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday night time.
It means Actual Madrid have did not beat Chelsea on all 4 events they’ve met, stretching again to their first assembly in 1971.
Madrid has by no means confronted one membership extra with out successful of their historical past, making Chelsea formally their bogey group.
And the LaLiga champions don’t fare effectively in opposition to Blues boss Tuchel, both.
The truth is, the German coach can be unbeaten in opposition to Actual Madrid with one victory and 4 attracts throughout spells with Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain and the Blues.
Chelsea’s file in opposition to Actual Madrid
Chelsea 1-1 Actual Madrid, European Cup Winners’ Cup – Might 19,1971
Chelsea 2-1 Actual Madrid, European Cup Winners’ Cup – Might 21, 1871
Chelsea 1-Zero Actual Madrid, European Tremendous Cup – August 28, 1988
Actual Madrid 1-1 Actual Madrid, Champions League, April 27, 2021
He’s the one supervisor to face Madrid 5 occasions with out dropping – and if his unbeaten file stays in tact in eight days’ time, it would catapult Chelsea to the 2021 Champions League remaining.
Chelsea took the lead by way of Christian Pulisic within the 14th minute, earlier than Karim Benzema’s 71st Champions League objective introduced Actual Madrid degree simply earlier than the half-hour mark.
Blues striker Timo Werner missed a gilt-edged alternative to interrupt the impasse, whereas Benzema hit the crossbar in an action-packed first-half.
Tuchel felt his aspect drained within the second-half after a formidable opening 45 minutes.
He advised BT Sport: “I believe we began the sport very effectively and deserved to win the first-half, we had quite a lot of possibilities and half-chances.
“We should always have scored a minimal another [goal] within the first-half. We had good management and good assaults. We have been very assured and seemed very robust.
“Sadly they scored from a set-piece. There was nothing else to defend for us, we didn’t permit any possibilities, so it was a little bit of a disappointment at half-time. It was essential we stayed calm.
“The second-half was a really tactical sport, the velocity and depth dropped and we’re just a little bit drained. Now we have had solely two days in between two away video games.
“If we’d had another day to recuperate it might’ve been an enormous probability to maintain the depth up and perhaps damage Madrid within the second-half – however this was not doable and we have now to stay with the 1-1.”