Thomas Tuchel admitted his Chelsea forwards might have been extra scientific towards Burnley, however believes the Stamford Bridge pitch was simply as a lot of a hindrance.
Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso confirmed up their misfiring attacking teammates because the Blues defenders netted high quality strikes in a 2-Zero win to safe Tuchel’s first win in cost.
Azpilicueta’s first aim in a 12 months had the profligate Blues in cost on the break, earlier than Alonso toasted his first Chelsea look since final September with a wise end on the dying.
The Blues moved as much as seventh within the desk courtesy of only a third win in ten league matches, with Tuchel tasked with launching one other new period after Frank Lampard’s sacking.
After a slightly dour draw towards Wolverhampton Wanderers, the German was impressed with what he noticed on Sunday afternoon.
“I’m very glad once more,” he advised talkSPORT. “We would have liked to be very robust bodily; we wanted to be very disciplined and really properly organised.
“We would have liked to defend the lengthy balls, the second balls, you want plenty of consideration for the balls falling down they usually play in your again three.
“So the again three and the six had been incredible mentally and bodily, they guys on the aspect had been very, very conscious and the three guys up entrance had been at all times conscious and onerous working.
“It was at all times a workforce effort; we by no means misplaced the distances, we by no means misplaced the vitality and the standard towards the ball.
“We allowed just one shot within the final minute – I’m very happy with that – on the identical time we by no means misplaced endurance, we created plenty of probabilities, plenty of half-chances and deliveries.
“However, basically, it was a well-deserved win and efficiency.”
Tuchel is the primary Chelsea supervisor to maintain a clear sheet in every of his first two Premier League video games in cost since Rafael Benitez in 2012.
Nevertheless, regardless of the resolute nature of his again 5, the previous Paris Saint-Germain boss admitted his aspect ought to have scored extra towards the Clarets after having eight photographs on course.
However Tuchel additionally believes the Stamford Bridge pitch performed a component in his aspect’s woes in entrance of aim.
He added: “I can say this very straightforward, I by no means scored in my life as a semi-professional or an expert! So that is the toughest factor to do.
“The pitch doesn’t assist actually – it’s not in high situation so it’s onerous.
“However on the identical time, we have now to confess we lacked precision; we lacked precision within the final ball and we lacked precision within the deliveries and within the ending.
“Nevertheless it’s okay, we are going to work on it and hopefully enhance.”