TRENDING: Thomas Tuchel comes to the defence of Jorginho after a costly mistake against Manchester United

German tactician Thomas Tuchel has come to the defence of his star midfielder Jorginho.

This was the case after the Italian committed a serious blunder that led to the first goal scored by Manchester United on the day.


Jorginho made a mistake in his half, leading to Jadon Sancho getting a clean opportunity through on goal. He tried to intercept a ball in his own half but ended up making a mistake.

The English winger had Rashford for company while going through on goal but decided to slot it home himself.


In a post-match press conference, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was asked a few questions about the mistake made by Jorginho. However, the German tactician came to the support of his midfielder.

From his statement, Tuchel highlighted that the situation was misjudged by Jorginho. Insisting that the Italian might have been affected by the lights at the Stamford bridge stadium.

As a final statement, Tuchel pointed out that it only takes a person with courage not to be affected by a game as tensed as that of Sunday. Maintaining that he was pleased by the performance of the Italian.


Though making a costly mistake, manager Thomas Tuchel was still pleased with the performance of Jorginho.

It was also great to see the midfielder redeem himself with a penalty in the later stages of the game.