Thomas Tuchel made Chelsea historical past on the evening his group dispatched an underwhelming Atletico Madrid by two targets to nil, registering a 3-0 combination whitewash in opposition to the Spanish league leaders and continuing to the ultimate eight of the Champions League.
With the victory, the German supervisor now holds the report for the longest unbeaten begin to a managerial profession within the membership’s historical past – 13 video games.
He additionally has gone ten video games unbeaten within the Premier League, solely subsequent to Maurizio Sarri’s 12 match run within the 2018/19 season and Frank Clark’s unbeaten 11 video games to start Nottingham Forest’s 1994/95 season. (premierleague.com)
He stands third within the checklist of undefeated begins within the league. With West Brom, Crystal Palace and Brighton subsequent up within the top-flight, it solely appears to be like possible Tuchel will break Sarri’s report.
Below him, the Blues have scored 15 targets and conceded simply two targets – protecting 11 eleven clear sheets all through. (transfermarkt)
Chelsea march into the quarter-finals excessive on morale, for the primary time in seven years for the reason that 2013/14 season, after getting the higher of Diego Simeone’s males.
The membership’s subsequent opponents shall be selected 19th March, Friday, within the quarter-final & semi-final draw which shall be staged in UEFA’s Nyon headquarters.
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