Thomas Tuchel Makes History As German Breaks Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea Record

Thomas Tuchel Makes History As German Breaks Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea Record

Chukwu Ikechukwu
January 13, 2022 at 10:45 AM
  • Tuchel has become the first manager in the club’s history to reach the final of the League Cup, FA Cup, and Champions League
  • The Blues won 1-0 in the second leg of the EFL Cup semi-final thanks to a first-half goal from defender Antonio Rudiger
  • Chelsea will meet either Liverpool or Arsenal in the final of the EFL Cup at Wembley in February after beating Antonio Conte's Tottenham

Thomas Tuchel became the first Chelsea manager to reach the final of the League Cup, FA Cup, and Champions League after the Blues progressed over Antonio Conte’s Tottenham in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup on Wednesday, January 12.

Thomas Tuchel makes history as German breaks Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea records
Thomas Tuchel has qualified for his third major final as a Chelsea manager. Photo by Chris Lee
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German defender Antonio Rudiger scored the only goal of the reverse fixture to give Chelsea a comfortable 3-0 aggregate win against the North London club.

The victory means Chelsea will play either Liverpool or Arsenal in the EFL Cup final as both sides had their semi-final fixtures postponed due to a covid outbreak in the Reds camp.

The former PSG manager took over the reins at Stamford Bridge in late January of last year after the sacking of Frank Lampard and reached the Champions League and FA Cup final in April.

The Blues went on to triumph in Porto in May against Premier League Champions City in the Champions League final courtesy of Kai Havertz’s strike

According to The Mirror, Tuchel sealing yet another final spot as Chelsea manager in just under 360 days at coach at the Stamford bridge club has made the German tactician overtake previous manager Jose Mourinho’s record at the Bridge.

Mourinho managed to guide Chelsea to FA Cup and League final success, the Portuguese boss couldn’t take Chelsea to the final of Europe's premier club competition.

Real Madrid Get 5th Straight El Clasico Victory Over Barcelona to Reach Spanish Super Cup Final

Earlier Sportsbrief reported Fierce rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona had another El Clasico clash on Wednesday, but it was Los Blancos that smiled home following a 3-2 win over the Catalan giants.

Although Barcelona’s young players performed so well to give a glimpse of why they believe the club is beginning to recover.

Real Madrid made a last gasp effort to score a late winner against their rivals in the clash staged in Saudi Arabia as they are now through to the final.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..
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