Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel bemoans missed chances against Burnley.

Chelsea manager Tuchel said Burnley 'stole a point by pure luck' following the draw at Stamford Bridge.


Tuchel unhappy Chelsea were not able to seal a win against Burnley [GETTY]
Tuchel unhappy Chelsea were not able to seal a win against Burnley [GETTY]

FT: Chelsea 1-1 Burnley


Thomas Tuchel admitted that he was disappointed with how Chelsea failed to score a second goal against Burnley on Saturday.


Despite the Blues creating so many chances, they played out a 1-1 draw with the Clarets at Stamford Bridge as Kai Havertz’s goal in the first half was cancelled out by Matej Vydra in the 79th minute.


The result means the west London club failed to extend their league at the top of the Premier League to five points.


"If we played this game 100 times, we’d win 99 times."

"It was a fantastic 90 minutes when you look at performance. It can only happen in football,” Tuchel said as BBC Sport quoted.


"That’s why everyone loves the game – a team can steal a point if the other team forgets to score the goals they deserve. We did a fantastic match.


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"Of course I’m disappointed. If we played this game 100 times, we’d win 99 times. Today we didn’t win it. The second goal would have decided it. It’s always possible you miss one ball, one cross, and this can happen.


"It’s our fault. We should have scored. We created so many chances.


"You have the opponent where you want to have them. You create so many chances. We let them believe it was possible to steal a point by pure luck and that’s what happened.


"This is not the first game like this and won’t be the last. I was impressed by the performance, the attitude, the quality. It’s football, it was against us today.


"We were sharp from the first minute to the very end.


"You know this can happen. In real life, these things happen. We are in a good place. We deserved more today. On another game, we maybe get lucky and steal some points."



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