Thomas Tuchel will not have been impressed by his Chelsea players against Barnsley.
That’s the verdict of former Tottenham Hotspur and England winger Chris Waddle, who has described the Blues’ performance as “well below par,” despite the 1-0 victory at Oakwell to progress to the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Tammy Abraham netted the only goal of the game against the Championship side, who fought well and limited Chelsea to just six shots at goal in the game, while having 14 attempts themselves.
Four of those were on target, but Chelsea stood firm and Kepa Arrizabalaga kept a clean sheet on his return to the side, with Abraham popping up with the winner on 64 minutes to send Tuchel’s side through to the last eight of the competition, where they will face Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge next month.
However, Waddle believes that the players who came in to…
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