Tuchel reveals the most disappointing thing about the defeat to Southampton

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Chelsea played very poorly at the St Mary’s Stadium, and it’s fair to say Thomas Tuchel’s side didn’t deserve to take anything from the game.

In just five matches, Chelsea have lost twice, and the performances this season have been far from impressive.

Speaking after the game, Thomas Tuchel claimed that the disappointing thing about the defeat was the lack of effort in the second-half.

A dejected Tuchel said: “It is not enough to win away matches, it is not enough to play 20-25 minutes on the level we want. It is too easy to put us off balance, to beat us, to confuse us. It is too easy.

“It happened against Leeds. We need to understand why and find solutions. We lose concentration, we lose our plan and lose consistency, it is too easy to beat us.

“A lot of key players are injured, it is something I don’t really understand. You can always lose football matches and I am humble enough to admit this but in a match where you are in the lead there is no need to give away half chances.

“To have no answers in the second half was disappointing. We need to have answers, we need to step up and play a level higher if needed. We struggled to do this.”