“I think we can give him credit to find his way in the match,” Thomas Tuchel said of Ruben Loftus-Cheek after Chelsea beat Malmo 1-0 in Sweden.
“He fought his way through. Maybe this was symbolic for him that he didn’t disappear. He wants to dominate opponents.
“He is too talented to just be a part of the group.
“He needs to use his talent,” Tuchel added.
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Loftus-Cheek was excellent for Chelsea in the win against Malmo – the Englishman created 2 big chances for the Blues and made 4 recoveries.
This was only Loftus-Cheek’s second appearance in the tournament and his first start. The midfielder did his best to prove he is a good substitute for the likes of Kante and Kovacic.