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​Werner hails Chelsea boss Tuchel for hotel decision before Real Madrid clash

Chelsea star Timo Werner has heaped praise on boss Thomas Tuchel after they reached the Champions League final.

The Blues have enjoyed an excellent second half of the season, and are also set to play in the FA Cup final against Leicester City.

They face Manchester City in the Champions League final later this month, and progressed after a 2-0 second leg and 3-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid.

Werner, who scored the first goal on the night, told BT Sport: "I know the manager loves it to go to the hotel before the game and have everyone together, but I think for us players, it's the best thing to sleep at home, be around your family, your normal home.

"It worked the last game and it worked today. That's a good thing that the manager decided this."

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