Chelsea Boss Thomas Tunchel has expressed his delight on his teams elimation of Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League round 16, and stated that nobody would want to play against Chelsea in the Quater finals.
Having won bu 0 – 1 away to Atletico the last time out, The Blues secured a convincing 2 – 0 over Diego Simieone’s side last night at the Stamford Bridge, with goals from Hakim Ziyech and substitute Emerson Palmieri ensured they progress to the next round of the competition.
Chelsea Boss Tunchel spoke to the media shortly after the game and has this to say about their victory,
“It was a very good performance,’ said Tuchel after the game. ‘We go through and that was deserved. It was an unbelievable team effort from the guys on the pitch, the guys on the bench and even the guys in the stands.‘
‘It was a really big win for us and a deserved win. The amount of effort and intensity from the team in both legs was outstanding and incredible. We missed four key players but everybody else stepped up so I’m very happy.
“There were moments when we were excellent with the ball, we had brave and courageous defending, and adapted to any system the opponent played. It was a big win, a deserved win and I’m super happy for my players.’
“The guys play with a special bond and results like this give you a certain edge and glue to achieve special things. You can only do it with a special atmosphere. I’m pretty sure nobody wants to play against us in the last eight. It will be a big step but there’s no need for us to be afraid.”
Chelsea FC will know who there next opponent will be when the draw for the Quater finals of the competition will be on Friday.