How Tommy Tuchel Did Pulisic Dirty
Pulisic opens up about bad blood with '2 chains'
In an excerpt from his upcoming book, Christian Pulisic has accused Thomas Tuchel of misleading him about starting the 2020-21 Champions League semifinal second leg vs. Real Madrid.
The USMNT star scored in the first leg in Madrid, but wrote:
“Tuchel told me that he was resting me for the second leg and as a result I didn’t play a single minute in the Fulham game. Then on match day of the second semi, Tuchel tells me he’s changed his mind and he’s going with Kai [Havertz],” Pulisic wrote.
“I honestly was dumbfounded and very disappointed.”
Chelsea won 2-0 in the second leg to progress to the final on a 3-1 aggregate, where a Kai Havertz goal sealed Champions League glory against Manchester City.