Tuchel has urged the Blues to refocus after leaving Anfield with all three points secured following a rocket finisher goal from Mason Mount
The visitors are back into the top 4 and now sit 4 points behind the 2nd place with the managed calling to his boys attention of the importance of focusing on their next clash.
Tuchel has gone 10 games unbeaten as Chelsea manager and a win over Everton on the next fixture would increase chances of overtaking Leicester City.
It’s clear the win last night came as a major boost to their UCL Qualification hopes but according to the manager, rejoicing over an already won game won’t do any better than the already secured 3 points.
Speaking after the game Tuchel said; “We didn’t think this way. We have already been in the top four after a win against Newcastle and we cannot lose the focus by looking at fixtures all the time, it does not help.
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“I know it is boring for you but we have to prepare every match on the highest level as this League doesn’t allow you to drop one per cent.
“If we want to keep going we have to refocus for Everton (on Monday) and nothing else and the rest will take care of itself.
“There are still 11 games to go, still a long way, we are in the race.
“We closed the gap very quickly and it is big effort and now we are in the middle of the race and we need to keep going.
“But this League, the competition in the Champions League and FA Cup, drives us and it is not time to lay back and become too relaxed.
“I have a hungry group and I am hungry and we are not finished.”
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