The Blues will be hoping to knockout FC Porto in order to advance into the next round as Tuchel has notified his side are very confident in the race
Chelsea ushered out Atletico Madrid with a 3-0 aggregate score, 1-0 at Wanda Metropolitano and 2-0 at the Stamford Bridge, marking the first time the side triumphed over Atletico on both legs without conceding a goal.
The German manager has led the side through an unbeaten run since his arrival and expects to extend this spell when they battle Sheffield United on their next game.
During the press conference today for their EPL clash with Sheffield United, Tuchel responded to being matched with FC Porto.
Chelsea have won 5 out of their 8 encounters with the Portuguese, losing two while drawing only 1 and Tuchel is confident his boys can add to the tally positively while they don’t underestimate the threat the side poses.
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“We are self-confident,” Tuchel told reporters.
“We face a strong opponent, but now we are in the quarter final we think about how to win it,” he continued.
“We are self-confident enough that we fancy our chances,” the 47-year-old added.