Thomas Tuchel raves about Timo Werner after Chelsea FC’s 2-1 win at Man City
Chelsea FC manager Thomas Tuchel reacts to Timo Werner's goal in their 2-1 win over Manchester City
Thomas Tuchel heaped praise on Timo Werner for his performance in Chelsea FC’s 2-1 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.
The Germany international has found his best form in a Chelsea FC shirt at a key point in the 2020-21 season as Werner continues to grow in confidence under Tuchel.
Werner got on the score sheet in Chelsea FC’s 2-0 victory over La Liga giants Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge mid-week to help the Blues reach the Champions League final.
The German forward played a key role in Chelsea FC’s 2-1 win against Manchester City in a dress rehearsal ahead the Champions League showpiece at the end of the month.
Manchester City broke the deadlock thanks to Raheem Sterling’s clinical finish before Sergio Aguero missed a penalty on the stroke of half-time.
Chelsea FC levelled in the second half through Hakim Ziyech’s powerful finish past Ederson before Werner created Marcos Alonso’s winner.
The German forward teed up Alonso to score a winner for the top-four contenders to make his second assist in two Premier League games.
Speaking to Sky Sports about Werner’s performance against the Premier League champions-elect, Tuchel said:
“In the last week he’s really adapted well to the situations. The way he works he’s relentless. He really wants it and I am very happy with his performance today.”
Werner has scored two goals and has made four assists in his last nine appearances for the west London side.