This is Chelsea

The strongest team this year in the Champions League has only conceded three goals in the ten games they have played in Europe to date. One of them, the spectacular earwig that Taremi took off in the last second of Tuesday's game, served for Tuchel's men to also reap their first defeat. An inconsequential result that only served as a consolation for a Porto that was always seen under the control of a Chelsea that he is able to mark what happens on the pitch without the need to monopolize the ball. When he wants to run forward, he runs, and when he wants to thicken the game so that nothing happens, he also succeeds.

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The three towers that it has in defense, plus Mendy under sticks, are authentic reinforced concrete. Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva and Rüdiger leave no room for doubt or speculation, and, if to that is added Reece-James and Chilwell or Marcos Alonso the formula comes out as follows from Tuchel: 18 games, 9 goals against (5 in a single game) and 13 unbeaten goals.

What's more, right now the center of the field of the blues He lives a spectacular moment, with Kovacic, Jorginho and Kanté rotating two positions with very good results. Above, and although it is where Chelsea has invested the most money this summer, it is where there are more doubts, because Although Mount and Pulisic are also at a high level, more is still expected from Werner, Giroud, Abraham, Ziyech and Hudson-Odoi. Havertz, the star signing at Stamford Bridge, alternates flashes of magic with failures characteristic of his soccer immaturity, but Tuchel's growing confidence in him can give him wings.