We played with courage Tuchel happy with result after Chelsea merited triumph over Liverpool


Thomas Tuchel has communicated his joy in the wake of seeing his "hardworking" Chelsea side get a "merited" triumph over Liverpool on Thursday night.

The Blues climbed to fourth within the Premier League standings after beating the defending champs 1-0 at Anfield, on account of a first-half goal from Mason Mount. Tuchel was satisfied with the "fortitude" his players appeared against Liverpool and pleased with the end-product, yet demands that they have no time to celebrate because the race for Champions League capability keeps on warming up. The Chelsea manager revealed to Sky Sports post-match: "We played with mental fortitude, had phenomenal minutes with the ball, had minutes we expected to endure, never lost the attitude and want and a merited success and huge execution. "It was an awesome group execution. They ask you a great deal of inquiries and that we need to have the appropriate responses. "Everybody was bold and everybody was sharp. it's a six-point game in light of the fact that the others lose. The race is on, there are so far 11 games to go. "We go bit by bit. we will never rest and never celebrate, there's no time." Chelsea broadened their unbeaten run under Tuchel to 10 matches across all rivalries after their success against the Reds,


who battled to get a path through the guests' obstinate rearguard during the hour and a half. The Blues looked definitely more threatening than the hosts within the initial 40 minutes of the game, with Timo Werner seeing a goal chalked off for offside after a decent VAR call and for the most part getting a great deal of euphoria in behind Liverpool's defence. The west London outfit's pressing factor eventually came on when Mount cut inside and discharged a fantastic low shot past Alisson three minutes before the interval, which covered a sublime all-round show from the england international. Klopp's group were unfortunate not to get a penalty from the get-go within the second half after N'Golo Kante handled the ball within the box, however Chelsea deservedly waited for every of the three points to maneuver four clear of their opponents within the table. Chelsea will presently begin planning for a conflict with Everton at Stamford Bridge on Monday night, which comes five days before they go on in an outing to Leeds United. Liverpool, then, are expected back in Premier League activity at home to Fulham on Sunday, where they will attempt to end a five-game losing streak at Anfield.