3 Impressive Records You Might Not Know Tuchel’s Chelsea Set Yesterday After Beating Brentford
Chelsea’s away trip to Brentford was always going to be a difficult match for the European Champions because of various reasons. The newly promoted London club have adapted really well to the Premier League after some very impressive results that have indicated that their promotion to the English top-flight after more than 50 years was well deserved and not a fluke.Photo credit: Getty Images
Under the tutelage of the brilliant Frank Thomas, they have won two London derbies prior to facing c. They beat Arsenal in the first day of the new season and on the last league match before the international break, they beat Westham United.
This plus the fact that Chelsea would be missing some of their first team players made for an exciting affair at the Brentford Community Stadium.
But after the 90 minutes, Chelsea proved their title credentials by going back to Stamford Bridge with a hard fought one nil win.
Apart from the fact that the victory ensured that they regained their number one spot on the EPL standings, it meant that they achieved three very impressive feats.
1. Thomas Tuchel became the first manager to ever win 7 straight London derbies in the top 4 English divisions.
2. Chelsea have now kept as many clean sheets as they have conceded goals away from home in the Premier League under Thomas Tuchel, seven.
3. Chelsea became the first London club to win 7 straight away London derbies in the English Premier League
Anyone who watched how Chelsea won that game yesterday would understand why many people see them as the favourites to win the Premier League title.
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Despite not playing so well in the second half, they defended like the Chelsea of old and had a very unbelievable performance from their goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy.