The age old problem at this club of not being creative enough or providing enough finesse in games continues, with the latest boss to say exactly the same as Frank Lampard has been in the last couple of seasons.
The board signed a number of attacking talents in the summer to try and fix this problem, but once again, Thomas Tuchel has admitted that his Chelsea side are not creating enough chances right now.
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Part of the issue is the new signings who arrived at the club to provide firepower, are all taking some time to settle, some time to get used to the league, and some are struggling to find form and make an impact.
But Chelsea need results now if they are to make the Champions League places, and they need their attackers to show up and get the goals.
Tuchel was speaking about this in the extra media section of his press conference yesterday, as reported by Football London.
“Have we created too many chances? No. But I think we have created enough touches in the box, we have enough recoveries in the last third, we have enough half chances, deliveries to create more.
“It is not the moment to doubt too much, it is the moment to look at the things where we are very, very strong in the games and it is the moment where we should not compare games against Manchester United, who defended at the highest level, an away game against Atletico Madrid and, for example a game at Southampton where I was absolutely not happy and not convinced with our offensive performance. So it’s not a general thing that we have to worry and doubt about.
“We have to put into relation against whom we are playing. That will maybe not change tomorrow. Whoever expects us to create ten big chances and go out of this match with six expected goals has a high possibility to be hugely disappointed. So I don’t do that. And will it become easier tomorrow for our No9, whoever will play there? No, probably not.
“Is it always fair from me? Not always.”