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Every word Thomas Tuchel said on FA Cup final defeat, VAR, Chelsea mentality and Reece James


How are you feeling after right now’s defeat?

“Of course, we’re dissatisfied however we aren’t offended, it is not on our boys. Today we’re merely unfortunate. We have by no means hidden the truth that you want luck on this recreation to have the ability to win on this stage. All the time you want momentum, little particulars and resolution making, referee and typically with a shot like right now.

“We defended very, very nicely, have been aggressive in counter-pressing, we did not enable any counter-attack probabilities, no half-chances, and I used to be completely proud of the work-rate depth.

“But our decision-making was a bit too hectic, [we played] a bit too straight upfront., We needed to pressure the answer too far, we had pointless ball losses and imprecise resolution making. We created some two-against-two and two-against-three conditions, that we could not do in addition to we should always have.

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“We had an enormous, massive likelihood with Azpilicueta within the first half. An enormous likelihood, perhaps the largest within the recreation. In the second half we managed the match even larger, fully within the opponent’s half.

“The areas have been nearer however then we concede a purpose out of nothing. It’s a unbelievable purpose however a fortunate purpose in fact. Then we’ve an enormous likelihood with Mason and it is a unbelievable save from [Kasper] Schmeichel. We have an offside purpose that is very shut. So we have been unfortunate right now.

“When you arrive in a final, there are not any assure you find yourself with a trophy. I believe we’d have deserved to win however we have to settle for we have been unfortunate right now.”

Three large video games forward, what are you able to do to carry the momentum?

“There’s nothing a lot to do. We focus on our efficiency. This is what we all the time do. In a final, you are taking any excuse and take any outcome or win regardless of the way you get your fingers on the trophy.

“In common, although, we’re about efficiency and we are going to now work out what we did nicely, what we will do higher, to prepare on Tuesday. In sports activities there isn’t any crew that by no means loses, no participant that by no means loses.

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“Now it is about coming again, bouncing again, exhibiting mentality once more, and perception on Tuesday.

“We missed a trophy and we’re very unhappy about it however we’ve one other competitors now with two finals in opposition to Leicester and Aston Villa. And then one other final. We have sufficient to take action we will not remorse too lengthy.”

Was inexperience a think about being hectic in assault?

“Yes, that all the time performs an element. We can do higher if we’re skilled or not. I felt we have been too hectic and I’m positive it isn’t simply to do with age.

“Hakim [Ziyech] and Timo [Werner] should not so younger, however sure, we will enhance there. It sticks a bit with us all through the season and it’s a lack of composure and precision. It holds you again from successful video games. We had the identical points in different video games the place we have been capable of rating.

“If we rating a late purpose, perhaps we speak concerning the efficiency otherwise. That we stored our calm, work price and focus excessive. This is what we did in opposition to [Jamie] Vardy, [Kelechi] Iheanacho, and all of the counter-attacks all through the entire recreation and I’m completely proud of how we defended.

“Me as a coach, I can not decide the sport solely from the outcome and I can’t begin now.”

What are your ideas on the potential handball within the build-up to the Leicester purpose?

“I didn’t see it. My assistant noticed it on the display screen on the bench and the gamers said immediately that it was a handball. Now for the second time. There was a handball in opposition to Arsenal who denies a purpose on the goalline in opposition to us and VAR isn’t interfering.

“Today once more with the purpose, very decisive. Arsenal denied a purpose in opposition to us, right now they rating a purpose. If it touched hand… I’m not an knowledgeable in handball truthfully anymore. I don’t completely know when it’s hand and when it isn’t.

“So you want somewhat little bit of luck in these choices. I didn’t see it so I can not remark and give my opinion. My opinion anyway isn’t related as a result of I don’t know anymore when they should punish it and when it’s alright to play with the hand.

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You performed Reece James on the appropriate of the again three, what was the considering behind that?

“Reecey performed within the again three and we put Azpi up larger. They modified the place as a result of we all know concerning the favorite place of Jamie Vardy in transition and we needed to have Reecey’s energy, Reecey’s acceleration, and prime velocity in opposition to him to get rid of this risk. He did unbelievable right now. Very very joyful.

“On the identical facet, we needed to have Azpi a bit larger as a result of along with his expertise and his character he takes a bit extra threat than Reecey within the final line. If Azpi may have scored the primary purpose and it was not deflected earlier than him, it could have been a fantastic resolution.

“Now it’s a regular resolution, however it’s a resolution for tactical causes and for Reecey’s prime velocity and I’m very joyful how we defended on the whole right now.”