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Thomas Tuchel’s first match in charge of Chelsea ends in drab 0-0 draw

Last updated 30 days ago | By Sports

Soccer Football - Premier League - Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - January 27, 2021, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel with Jorginho after the match [Pool via REUTERS/Neil Hall]

Thomas Tuchel's first match in charge of Chelsea ended in a drab 0-0 draw at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League on Wednesday (Jan 27).

A day after replacing Frank Lampard in the Stamford Bridge hot seat Tuchel was left with much to ponder as his side dominated possession but offered little goal threat.

The hosts showed a little more thrust after the break with Ben Chilwell furious with himself after firing high over the bar when well-placed to hit the target.

Wolves defended deeply but almost went ahead when Pedro Neto broke into the box and lobbed an effort onto the roof of the net.

Soccer Football - Premier League - Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - January 27, 2021 Chelsea's Mateo Kovacic in action with Wolverhampton Wanderers' Adama Traore [Pool via REUTERS/Neil Hall]

As Chelsea pushed hard for a winner Mateo Kovacic bent an effort agonisingly wide while Callum Hudson-Odoi, given a rare start by the new manager, had a deflected shot well saved.

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