Chelsea ousted Tottenham in the semi-finals English League Cup with a 3-0 aggregate advantage. After winning 2-0 in the first leg at Stamford Bridge, The Blues won 1-0 in the second leg match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Thursday (13/1/2022) early morning WIB.
This is Chelsea’s third final with Thomas Tuchel. Previously, the German manager took Chelsea to the final of the FA Cup and Champions League.
In particular, Tuchel reached all three finals in just 350 days since his first game as Chelsea manager. Reported by choose, Tuchel became the first manager in the club’s history to lead Chelsea to the final of the Premier League Cup, FA Cup and Champions League/European Cup in a span of 350 days.
Through this victory over Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea are also recorded to have always entered the final at Wembley Stadium, both in the FA Cup and the English League Cup, in six consecutive seasons.
“We’re not ashamed to say we want to be finalists and win the final, but we can’t just hope to win every title there is, we can’t be arrogant,” Tuchel said as reported by the club’s official website.
“We enjoy playing for such an ambitious club. It is a gift.”
“The club sharpens the mentality of the players. It’s not something you can create on a day-to-day basis. It’s a long process. We are all competitive, so we do our best and this is what the club demands,” said Tuchel.
So far, Thomas Tuchels has presented two trophies for Chelsea. The former Borussia Dortmund coach brought Cesar Azpilicueta et al to win the Champions League and European Super Cup.
The English League Cup final will present an opportunity for Thomas Tuchel to present his third trophy for Chelsea. In the Premier League Cup final, Chelsea will face the winner of the other semi-final between Liverpool and Arsenal.