Thomas Tuchel was served his first loss as Chelsea manager by a relegation prone West Bromwich side after Thiago Silva was sent off at the sight of a second yellow
Chelsea was shocked by a raging West Brom side after seeing their lead defender sent off for rough tackles.
Zouma was one of Tuchel‘s three man defense against West Brom yesterday and seeing Silva sent off increased their defensive duties which unfortunately he failed to keep up with.
Letting loose opened Chelsea to conceding a whooping 5 on their home ground, marking the first time the Blues conceded goals at home under the German and also first loss at home.
Tuchel is known for his unique record while still Borussia Dortmund manager as he led the side throughout the season without losing a game at home.
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To former Man United midfielder: Owen Hargreaves Zouma in rekindling Chelsea’s fire, Zouma could find it hard been called up by the manager again.
Owen believes Tuchel may all of a sudden have to fizzle out Kurt Zouma who was Frank Lampard’s defensive favorite.
Rudiger had always been Tuchel’s main defensive weapon and leaving him to the bench served the former PSG manager with an unwanted lesson.
Speaking to Premier League Productions, Owen said; “Callum Robinson came on and affected the game brilliantly, Diagne was linking up the play exceptionally well.
“Edouard Mendy we didn’t see make saves. He’s made some brilliant saves since he’s come in and he’s barely made one today.
“But I think for Chelsea and for Kurt Zouma, I’m not sure that’s going to go well for him after what happened today.
“First of all, I don’t think he’s the most comfortable with his left foot so playing on the left side of the three puts a lot of pressure on him.
“We saw it for the first goal, he plays a poor ball into Jorginho with the weight of it.
“For Zouma I’m not sure he’s going to be playing many games going forward after today’s performance.”