Chelsea have been ‘very fortunate’ to beat Atletico Madrid and Blues followers needs to be ‘nervous’ following their Champions League last-16 victory.
That’s the view of talkSPORT co-host Adrian Durham, who was left baffled that the Spanish aspect weren’t awarded a penalty within the first-half of their 2-Zero victory when Cesar Azplicueta appeared to haul down Yannick Carrasco within the field.
“Chelsea have been very, very fortunate final night time,” Durham declared on Drive.
“I used to be bombarded by tweets after I mentioned Atletico would undergo.
“They need to have been given a penalty – we’re all agreed on that. They’ve had a extremely massive hit of excellent fortune and so they’ve made probably the most of it so farplay to them.
“I feel I’d be nervous if I used to be a Chelsea fan as a result of Atletico haven’t been taking part in properly and they need to have been one down yesterday.
“I don’t suppose it’s excellent from a Chelsea viewpoint however they acquired by means of and that’s what issues.”
Hakim Ziyech opened the scoring after a lightning counter-attack, earlier than Emerson’s late strike sealed Chelsea’s place within the final eight.
And Tuchel may nonetheless see Ziyech as a piece in progress to adapt to his particular tactical model, however hailed the previous Ajax man’s efficiency on a giant night time for the Blues.
“He suffers just a little bit with our model, he must adapt to the construction and be extra dependable with the ball,” mentioned Tuchel.
“And he must discover a higher rhythm when to take the danger and to not take the danger however I’m tremendous completely happy. This was dependable from him.
“He’s a hard-working man up entrance and I’m completely happy that he may end the transition with Kai (Havertz) and Timo (Werner), the three have been all concerned and it was a pleasant and decisive objective.”