Following the sack of Frank Lampard after 18 months in-charge of Chelsea Football Club — the club just broke two English Premier League records this season in just Thomas Tuchel’s first match as the manager of the team.
- Thomas Tuchel
Apparently, Tuchel was appointed as Chelsea’s new Head Coach 24hours before their game against Wolverhampton Wanderers. His reign began with a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge against Wolves.
Tuchel’s new look Chelsea team broke two EPL records last night. The records are; the highest possession (78%) accrued by any team and most passes completed (820). These are the most by a Premier League team this season.
Also, these are the highest totals since 2003/04 for a manager in their first Premier League game. Thomas Tuchel effect already being felt in the Premier League.
After the match, Tuchel said: “We will build a team that nobody wants to play against.”
This was seen in the game as players like Kai Havertz — covered tonight more distance than any other Chelsea player at 11.41km. Mateo Kovacic and Callum Hudson-Odoi were fantastic against Wolverhampton Wanderers.