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Chelsea boss Tuchel angered by recent form slump: I take it personally

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admits he's been angered by their recent form slump.

Tuchel revealed his frustrations after seeing Manchester City and Liverpool overtake his side at the top of the table – but is adamant he will turn their form around.

He said: “We dropped some points against Man United, we found the solution to win a game at Watford. We lost with a freak shot at the end of a game at West Ham.

“So we've had this before, we had this before that we lose games. We don't like it, but we are not worried.

“We know what to do to win games.

“I feel it also personally. You have a certain anger in you that you don't have when you win.

“You have a certain anger and ambition to turn things around, and it makes you instantly at first feel very bad. But it also brings out the need in me personally to step up and show a reaction.

“We try to avoid it because everybody hates to lose, but obviously it happens. We analyse the performance and data again and I don't think it's necessary to ask the big questions.

“But we need to step up in details, and do our details to our standards, and we need to do this on the highest level, relentlessly.

“We have some space where we can improve in the details but it's not about the big picture in the moment."

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