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Chelsea boss Tuchel: Man Utd defeat with PSG left me in dark place for 2 days

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admits defeat to Manchester United with PSG left him in a "dark place".

The German will face a familiar foe in the shape of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in what will be his fifth meeting with the former Red Devils forward in just over two years.

After a 2-0 victory at Old Trafford in the round-of-16 first leg on February 12, 2019, PSG were left stunned at Parc des Princes three weeks later when they conceded a penalty in stoppage time to suffer a 3-1 defeat and exit the competition on away goals.

Tuchel said: “I can be very honest, after that match I was two days in a very dark place and I can tell you I was not able to speak to anybody and to think about anything else than this defeat.

“That maybe was the worst defeat that I experienced because it came from nowhere. It was, in a way, in the circumstances that it arrived. I was for two days in a dark place for a coach to be at."

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