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Tuchel: Carabao Cup final was one of the best matches I’ve ever witnessed

Chelsea meet Liverpool again at Wembley on today hoping to go one better than we managed in the Carabao Cup final in February, and Thomas Tuchel believes if it is anywhere near the standard of that match then fans are in for a highly entertaining watch.

So often when trophies are on the line, finals at the national stadium can become tight and cagey matches with neither team wanting to commit or take too many risks, though this cannot be said for February’s League Cup contest.

The high-intensity approach from both sides at Wembley resulted in an entertaining and enthralling encounter, with perhaps the most surprising aspect being that it ended goalless, even after extra time.

It was a match that even Thomas Tuchel has admitted he enjoyed watching, though he conceded that this is a rare occurrence when he is in the Chelsea dugout.

‘No, not really!’ Tuchel joked, when asked if he ever manages to enjoy the spectacle. ‘The last five minutes at Leeds when it was 3-0, I managed to relax a little bit but it is hard.

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