The difference in performance without the midfielder among the starters makes Mount a difficult man to leave out.
"It's very hard to drop him because even when he has not-so-good games, you still always get full energy, positivity and a wonderful approach to the game," said Tuchel.
"He is very passionate and has almost a deep love with the game, always ready to give everything to contribute fully. That's why it is hard to drop him but sometimes we do.
"He came back from an injury and we felt him a bit tired, then he also had his tooth surgery so sometimes we have to and it's the same criteria for everybody, to fight for their place. This is where we are."
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