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Observation from Chelsea's game without Lukaku and why his absence is a blessing in disguise.

Romelu Lukaku suffered an injury in the first half of their Champions League game against Malmo on Wednesday night. And he missed their Premier League 7-0 victory over Norwich City on Saturday afternoon after being ruled out for their next couple of games due to the injury he sustained.

However, following his injury, most Chelsea fans could have been worried about how strong the Chelsea attack would be without the big Belgian striker as he has been a very important part of the Chelsea attack since joining the club in the summer.

But, thanks to the incredible squad depth at Chelsea this season, Tuchel was able to call upon other available options to step up in the absence of Lukaku as he switched back to the 3-4-3 set-up and utilized the likes of Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, and Hudson-Odoi as his starting attackers against Norwich on Saturday afternoon, and they were all very impressive for the Blues as they beat the Canaries 7-0 on the afternoon.Chelsea players were able to create many chances yesterday in the absence of Lukaku upfront.

And after watching them perform very impressively yesterday despite missing two of their top strikers in Romelu Lukaku Timo Werner, I noticed a very big change in their style of play and their approach to the game, especially in their attacking phases. And I want to share it with you today and always explain why Lukaku's injury is a blessing in disguise for Chelsea.

Chelsea seems to be depending on Lukaku in attacks in their previous couple of before his injury. But their opponents were always man-marking the big Belgium striker, and this made him be isolated in most of those games.

Most of their opponents usually stay back to defend against Chelsea in their previous games due to Lukaku's presence in front of their goal, and this always made it very difficult for Chelsea to create enough Chances in those games. But in the absence of Lukaku yesterday, Chelsea players took the goalscoring responsibilities as they attacked their opponents from almost all the angles of the attacking line.

And it was a bit easy for them to do so because their opponents didn't have a specific player to man-mark or focus on in the game, they were only trying to defend every Chelsea player and this opened enough space for Chelsea to exploit their backline.Mason Mount scored his first Premier League hat-trick for Chelsea yesterday (Photos: Chelsea FC).

And I think that Tuchel should instruct his team to always approach their games like that even when Lukaku is on the pitch. They should play their games without depending on Lukaku for goals, as it would make their attack to be very difficult for opponents to contain.

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