Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel says six stars were suffering from colds in underwhelming Crystal Palace win

Thomas Tuchel reveals 6 of his Chelsea stars have been suffering from colds throughout their underwhelming absent acquire at Crystal Palace… with the air conditioning on their flight property from the Club Environment Cup leaving them underneath the temperature

  • Chelsea laboured to victory in their 1- acquire absent at Crystal Palace on Saturday
  • Hakim Ziyech netted the all-critical winner for the Blues in the 89th minute
  • Thomas Tuchel has uncovered 6 of his adult men had been struggling from colds in the win 
  • The colds were caused by air conditioning on their flights again from Abu Dhabi 

Thomas Tuchel very last night revealed 6 of his Chelsea gamers were struggling from colds brought on by the air conditioning on the flight residence from Abu Dhabi.

The newly-crowned planet champions returned from the United Arab Emirates previous weekend but the Blues manager says their preparations for the 1- earn from the Eagles ended up disrupted.

‘We have 6 gamers with a cold from the air conditioning on the airplane,’ said Tuchel. ‘We have jet leg from Abu Dhabi and we had almost no player who slept perfectly because of the time variance.’

Thomas Tuchel has unveiled 6 Chelsea players were struggling from colds vs Crystal Palace

Hakim Ziyech scored an 89th-minute winner in an otherwise underwhelming Blues display

Hakim Ziyech scored an 89th-moment winner in an normally underwhelming Blues exhibit

Tuchel also unveiled Cesar Azpilicueta and Callum Hudson-Odoi missed the game with muscle accidents and are conditioning doubts for Tuesday’s Champions League previous-16 1st-leg tie versus Lille. 

Palace manager Patrick Vieira has his have personal injury problems, with goalkeeper Vicente Guaita struggling a knee harm that observed him substituted at half-time.

On the final-moment defeat, Vieira extra: ‘It is frustrating to concede a aim like that at the end. We knew we needed to protect perfectly as a team for 95 minutes and we did it quite effectively. That just demonstrates the quality of Chelsea and how crucial it is to keep concentrating.’