Thomas Tuchel confirms N’Golo Kante is fit but Andreas Christensen will miss Manchester City cup clash
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Chelsea vs Manchester City
Chelsea and Manchester City clash at Wembley on Saturday afternoon for a place in the FA Cup Final.
Both clubs advanced to the Semi Final’s of the Champions League mid week and will continue to play knock out football with a place in the show piece occasion up for grabs.
The winner of the game will face the winner of the Leicester City vs Southampton game on Sunday.
Speaking ahead of the game today in his press conference, Thomas Tuchel provided an update on his squad.
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“We have the green light for N’Golo because we’ve had three days. Mateo Kovacic is out and Andreas Christensen is also out of the game.”
SEVILLE, SPAIN – APRIL 13: Christian Pulisic of Chelsea FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Chelsea FC and FC Porto at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on April 13, 2021 in Seville, Spain. Sporting stadiums around Spain remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Jose Manuel Alvarez/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)
Thomas Tuchel spoke abotu Christian Pulisic who put in a fine performance against Porto midweek despite being fouled numerous times.
“He was fantastic in the last game. He has to trust himself with injury, his full fitness. He has to be a bit more calm and have self-confidence in the fact that I trust him.”
“It’s important for him to show his full potential. He can be a huge player and have big performances for us. With his dribbling, runs into the boxes, he has stepped up and I am very happy about this in the last weeks and games.”