Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea tenure received off to a relatively boring begin because the Blues drew 0-Zero with Wolves on Wednesday night.
Simply 48 hours earlier, membership legend Frank Lampard was proven the door after a run of solely two wins from eight Premier League video games.
German coach Tuchel was solely sacked by Paris Saint-Germain in December however wasted no time in taking over a brand new place at Stamford Bridge.
Whereas Chelsea had loads of the ball in opposition to Nuno’s facet – totalling 79 per cent possession to be exact – they did little with it in opposition to a Wolves outfit who got here to west London with one factor on their minds – claiming a draw and a precious level.
Tony Cascarino, who was vital of Tuchel’s predecessor Lampard, was surprised by Tuchel’s strategy to his first outing as Blues boss.
“I used to be shocked by his feedback even earlier than the sport began,” Casc instructed talkSPORT. “He mentioned it was most likely one of the crucial tough picks I’ve ever needed to make.
“I used to be pondering, ‘have you ever not watched a certain quantity of movies earlier than you coach your first sport?’
“Watch their final ten video games and also you might need received a good suggestion what their finest crew is! I discovered it a really unusual remark.
“And the efficiency? I hated each minute of it!
“Particularly the first-half. I might have gone and put the kettle on and made a cup of tea when Chelsea began to maneuver.
“I most likely might have gotten to my tea and began consuming it by the point they received to the 18-yard field.”
Cascarino continued: “I’ve watched loads of Dutch soccer and certainly one of my largest criticisms of it’s that everyone performs the identical manner – possession-based with no objective.
“You’ve received an analogous situation with France previously ten years the place groups will play this fashion; dominating the ball, by no means need to lose possession, however by no means actually scared you.
“I hated what I noticed within the first-half as a result of, to me, possession-based soccer within the Premier League does pose totally different issues for you if you undertake that type.
“Wolves provided nothing’ they’d two wonderful possibilities however they provided nothing within the sport. I didn’t prefer it.
“I might be completely fallacious right here, but when that’s the best way Chelsea can play then Stamford Bridge… if there have been any followers in there they’d be booing!”