Mandatory credit: UEFA Super Cup Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel revealed the decision to bring goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga on for the Super Cup penalty shoot-out win over Villarreal stemmed from extensive statistical research.There were eyebrows raised as Kepa replaced Edouard Mendy towards the end of the 1-1 draw at Belfast’s Windsor Park on Wednesday night.The two sides could not be settled over 120 minutes after Hakim Ziyech’s effort for the Champions League holders was cancelled out by Gerard Moreno.Europa League winners Villarreal hit the woodwork twice but came up short in the shoot-out as Kepa saved from both Aissa Mandi and Raul Albiol, with Chelsea winning 6-5 after Kai Havertz had missed the first spot-kick.
Chelsea have launched a campaign to tackle racism and discrimination, as the European Champions try to make the sport a more inclusive and welcoming environment. CNN’s Amanda Davies spoke with women’s football stars Jess Carter and Magdalena Eriksson about the club’s “No To Hate” campaign and how they deal with abuse on social media.
An in-depth preview at Chelsea as they head into the 2021/22 season. Thomas Tuchel turned the club's fortunes around to lead them to Champions League success last year, and fans will hope for more of..
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