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Why The Chelsea Team Are Hard To Stop This Season

Chelsea continued in their fine form this season, with a 1–0 victory over swedish club Malmo in the Champions League match day four. The victory should see Chelsea qualify to the next round of the competition mathematically, after Zenit St. Petersburg was also defeated by Juventus.

The overall performance of the Thomas Tuchel Chelsea team in all competitions this season, has been superb, and highly commendable, as they keep registering victories on consistent basis, scoring lot of goals and keeping clean sheets.

They seem to be unstoppable this season, as they have only dropped points on a few occasions across all competition this season.

So in this article, we will be looking at the reasons why opposing teams might be finding it difficult to stop the Chelsea team this season.


1. They Don't Understand Thomas Tuchel's Tactics

Although, Thomas Tuchel has normalize the 3:4:3 and 3:5:2 formation as his most preferred formation at the club since he took over as the head coach, but his tactical plans on the pitch is yet to be understood by the opponents.

The Chelsea boss is highly unpredictable with his starting lineups, and player positioning on the field, which makes playing against Chelsea very difficult for opposing teams.

It has been seen in some games, where Thomas Tuchel use Reece James in one of the three central defensive position, and several other tactical tweaks to achieve a tactical goal on the pitch, which is very difficult for the opponents to understand.

He is also proactive with his substitutions in games, as he always tries to change the outcome of games with his substitutions, which makes things more difficult for opponents.


2. Can't Stop Chelsea From Scoring

Thomas Tuchel has built a whole team of goal scorers at Chelsea, whereby all players has the goal scoring ability from any part of the pitch.

Chelsea have 17 different goal scorers in their team this season, which means all their players on the pitch are threats in front of goal, which complicates things for opposing teams, on how to stop them from scoring goals.

Whether a team sit deep in their defense to play against Chelsea, or come out to attack them, Chelsea has always find a way to score against such opponents, and also prevent them from scoring against them, which gives them the victories in the games.


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