Thomas Tuchel, coach of Chelsea, affirmed that he trusts 100% in the referees and in UEFA and that these entities will not harm Real Madrid or his team due to incidents in the European Super League.
The German coach was asked if he is concerned about the role that the referees may play in the semifinal elimination of the Champions League against Real Madrid because of everything that has originated the European Super League of which both the Spanish like the English.
“I trust 100% in the referees and in UEFA. They are going to choose the best for these matches. The referee will try to referee the best possible match. There is going to be no advantage or disadvantage to policies. I can’t imagine any of that, ”he said. Tuchel at a press conference.
On a possible expulsion of both Chelsea, Madrid and Manchester City from the competition for their involvement in the Super League, Tuchel was clear.
“We deserved to be in this round, just like Madrid, even if there were politics, influences or whatever. If there are problems in the offices or in the policies, they have to be solved there, not in the field, “said Tuchel.
More focused on the tie, whose first leg will be played on Tuesday in Valdebebas, the German assured that they arrive at a “good time” for this match and that they have to make up for the “lack of experience” in these rounds with “hunger”.
“We have to be ourselves. The more level you have and you trust yourself, the more comfortable we will be. We have to be the best Chelsea possible, ”he added.
Tuchel also spoke of Eden Hazard, who will face Chelsea again since he left the London team more than a year ago.
“Hazard is a world-class player. He was a key footballer here on this team, in this league. I have a lot of respect for him. If I prefer him to play or not? Well, they can leave their position free and play with ten, that would seem good to me, but I don’t think they will, ”added the German.