Chelsea have often been called a defensive team under Thomas Tuchel this season, which of course we know to be far from the truth.
He has in fact made them stable and strong at the back, but you cannot call it a defensive setup.
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Jamie Carragher perfectly summed it up on Monday Night Football on Sky Sports last night in the clip below.
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) May 10, 2021
“There’s a difference between being defensive and defending well, Chelsea are defending well,” said Carragher, and this is absolutely bang on.
This is a perfect example of the structure that Tuchel has bought in to Chelsea and the organisation as a unit and as a team. They defend together, and attack together.