Premier League: Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel says trust is flowing through Ben Chilwell again

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel praised defender Ben Chilwell for backing away from being sidelined at the start of the season to score the deciding goal in the Blues’ 1-0 win against Brentford on Saturday, his second strike in two games. Was.

Chilwell, who scored for England in a World Cup qualifier earlier this month, was dropped from Tuchel’s squad in August and September after being overlooked by England during Euro 2020.

“I made him feel a little tired, I thought he was mentally exhausted and he needed time for that,” Tuchel told reporters.

“Today he was strong again, he is in good shape,” he said. “We need him to be in shape we need everyone: we have many, many games, many competitions and I am certainly happy, his goal because it gives him a lot of confidence.”

Chilwell scored in the 45th minute when Brentford failed to clear and the ball struck him with a half-volley from 12 yards away, a goal that echoed Chelsea’s previous match against Southampton.

Chilwell paid tribute to the hosts for his late attack, which somehow failed to earn him an equalizer, and he also criticized Brentford’s supporters for the intense atmosphere created in their first league derby against Chelsea since 1947. praised for

“The last 20 minutes to half an hour they were really pushing them and it was hell on earth,” he told Sky Sports.

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