Joe Cole was involved by Chelsea’s defeat to Southampton (Footage: Getty)
Raheem Sterling’s third objective for the Blues put Tuchel’s facet forward at St Mary’s, however targets from Romeo Lavia and Adam Armstrong noticed Southampton come from behind and lead 2-1 at half-time.
Chelsea hardly ever threatened after the break as Southampton secured their second win of the season and inflicted a second defeat on the Blues.
Whereas the house win noticed Southampton climb to seventh within the Premier League – one place above Chelsea – Tuchel’s facet stay 5 factors behind early leaders Arsenal, having performed one sport extra.
Cole was stunned by Chelsea’s underwhelming show on the south coast and says his former membership now face a ‘must-win’ sport towards London rivals West Ham this weekend.
The previous England midfielder instructed BT Sport: ‘Chelsea simply ran out of steam, they didn’t have any solutions. After the primary 20 minutes they seemed a bit off it, there have been loads of unforced errors.
‘Tuchel has bought lots of questions he’s going to must reply on that journey again to London. It was as poor a efficiency as I’ve seen from Chelsea beneath him.
Thomas Tuchel’s facet surrendered a result in lose at St Mary’s (Image: Getty)
‘I can’t keep in mind them having an opportunity within the second half. It’s a really disappointing night time for Chelsea.
‘They face West Ham this weekend and it’s a must-win sport now as a result of you’ll be able to’t lose three of your first six video games and take into consideration moving into the Champions League.
‘It’s a tricky interval for the membership. Tuchel has issues, he’s positively bought issues.’
Chelsea have now didn’t win extra league video games than they’ve gained this season and Tuchel says it’s changing into ‘too straightforward to beat’ his staff.
A dejected Tuchel mentioned: ‘It’s not sufficient to win away matches, it isn’t sufficient to play 20-25 minutes on the extent we would like. It’s too straightforward to place us off stability, to beat us, to confuse us. It’s too straightforward.
‘It occurred towards Leeds. We have to perceive why and discover options. We lose focus, we lose our plan and lose consistency, it’s too straightforward to beat us.
‘Quite a lot of key gamers are injured, it’s one thing I don’t actually perceive. You’ll be able to at all times lose soccer matches and I’m humble sufficient to confess this however in a match the place you might be within the lead there is no such thing as a want to offer away half possibilities.
‘To don’t have any solutions within the second half was disappointing. We have to have solutions, we have to step up and play a degree greater if wanted. We struggled to do that.’
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