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“They do very well’ – Thomas Tuchel full of praise for James and Chilwell performances after Chelsea’s win against Leicester City

Thomas Tuchel was full of praise for his two full-backs Reece James and Ben Chilwell on Saturday afternoon following their performance against Leicester.

Thomas Tuchel raves about Reece James and Ben Chilwell’s displays in Chelsea’s 3-0 victory against Leicester (Picture: IMAGO / News Images)

The Blues travelled to the King Power Stadium and beat Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes 3-0.

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With goals from Antonio Rudiger, N’Golo Kante and Christian Pulisic, Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the table to six points clear as it stands.

Speaking to BT Sport after the game, Tuchel heaped praise on his two wing-backs Reece James and Ben Chilwell, for their involvement in the forward play. Tuchel said, as quoted by football.london:

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"We can have a bit of freedom with our offensive movements. The wing-backs can adapt to half positions to support our attackers. It's a matter of repetition and understanding. At the moment, they do very well no matter who plays."

Tuchel’s use of both James and Chilwell has pleased fans with the pair being in firing form this season.


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