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FA Cup: Tuchel sad but proud of Chelsea



The defeat for Chelsea meant a 3rd straight FA Cup remaining defeat for Chelsea and a second cup remaining loss this season after Liverpool’s Carabao Cup victory in a similar way.

Liverpool gained 6-5 within the shoot-out following an enthralling 0-0 draw after extra-time at Wembley on Saturday.

Regardless of the defeat, Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel, couldn’t fault his gamers for his or her potential to take Liverpool all the way in which.

Tuchel admitted it is going to be laborious to raise his gamers in time for his or her remaining two video games towards Leicester and Watford subsequent week as they attempt to clinch third place within the Premier League.

“We confirmed we will compete with them, however the distinction is Liverpool can produce this type of efficiency extra usually and we battle to try this,” he mentioned.

“That is the place the hole is. The sanctions didn’t make it simpler to shut it, gamers are leaving.

“Like within the final remaining, within the Carabao Cup, it’s no regrets. I instructed the crew I’m proud.

“We have been certain that we might be aggressive and make life very troublesome for Liverpool. We did it once more. We struggled within the first quarter-hour however then we have been glorious for the entire match.

“We received to zero-zero towards perhaps the best-attacking crew on the planet and we additionally created plenty of probabilities. We deserved it, as they deserved it as nicely, however once more we lose on penalties.

“We’re very dissatisfied in fact. We’re unhappy however on the similar time proud.

“I used to be certain we might win at present. I used to be certain earlier than and I used to be certain throughout the match that momentum was on our aspect. I used to be certain till the final minute however sadly, I used to be not proper.

“I’ve to digest it and maintain ongoing. That’s life in sports activities.

“We’ve got every part it takes to win trophies, we proved it. We’ve got a Membership World Cup and a European Tremendous Cup and I don’t really feel sorry this was at first of the season and in winter.

“We have been good in Champions League, sturdy in each home cups, we will produce peak performances and we’ve the mentality within the membership to form the mentality of the gamers, however Man Metropolis and Liverpool have proven you want this on a consistency.”

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