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‘He needs a lucky break’ Tuchel comments again on Werner’s goal drought

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was pleased with his first win as Blues manager and also spoke on the struggles of Timo Werner in front of goal.

Timo Werner might need a slice of luck on his side if he is to end his current goal drought, says Tuchel.

The Blues recorded their first victory under their new boss in a 2-0 victory over Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

Goals from Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso in either half saw Chelsea return to winning ways in the Premier League.

But if not for a couple of missed chances, Timo Werner could easily have gotten on the scoresheet as well.

The German is suffering a dry spell in front of goal and has only two goals across his last 14 appearances for Chelsea. In the Premier League, he is yet to score a goal since November, and the two goals earlier mentioned came in the FA Cup.

Tuchel has already revealed how he plans to bring Werner back to his best in front of goal. However, the Chelsea boss now admits a little bit of ‘luck’ might be needed to bring Werner back to scoring ways.

Tuchel said regarding Werner’s struggles after the Burnley game: “No talks, no hugs, no warm words can make up for this feeling. Maybe we need a stupid goal, a deflection or whatever for him,” he said as quoted by Goal.

“As long as the guys work, as long as the guys are reliable in their positions and in their work rate for the team, we will push them, thereโ€™s no doubt about it.”

Speaking on his side’s performance against Burnley, Tuchel says he was pleased with what he saw.

“I was very pleased again with the performance, itโ€™s very important to have a win because it gives us a boost and it gives us the most confidence possible.”

“It was a very, very good performance. We controlled the match completely, we never lost intensity and we never lost the focus or awareness.”