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Thomas Tuchel Lays Out Why He Subbed Callum Hudson-Odoi In Brutal Post-Match Interview

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Thomas Tuchel Lays Out Why He Subbed Callum Hudson-Odoi In Brutal Post-Match Interview

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed he substituted Callum Hudson-Odoi after 31 minutes vs Southampton because he "wasn't happy with the energy or attitude."

Chelsea would draw the game 1-1 but much of the chatter was about Hudson-Odoi's early departure.

Post-match, Tuchel explained to media: "With Hudson-Odoi, I was not happy with the energy and with the attitude and counter-pressing.

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"I had the feeling he is not ready to give what I want from him and the team, so we suffered from this decision.

"From tomorrow, it is forgotten."

The 20-year-old looked shocked at seeing his number flash up and he left the pitch frustrated.

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Fans have reacted to Tuchel's comments and they think it's the kind of ruthlessness Chelsea players haven't seen for a long time.


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Nathan Redmond played the on-loan Liverpool man through and he took it under control perfectly.

Minamino then shimmied his body to the right, ensuring Cesar Azpilicueta committed himself to a challenge.

The 26-year-old slotted past Edouard Mendy as cool as you like to give the home side a shock lead.

Mason Mount grabbed the equaliser from the penalty spot after being fouled by Danny Ings.

Chelsea are back in action on Tuesday evening when they face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.

Featured Image Credit: BT Sport

Topics: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea, Football, Thomas Tuchel, Southampton, Premier League

Daniel Marland
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