Christian Pulisic reveals that Thomas Tuchel cheated on him prior to the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid

The Champions League obtained by Chelsea in the 2020-2021 edition is remembered for the victory that Thomas Tuchel’s team starred in the semi-final round against Real Madrid with an outstanding performance by the American Christian Pulisic, who collaborated with a goal and an assist in the series.

Now, just over a year after that semi-final, the USMNT player revealed through his autobiographical book “Christian Pulisic: My Journey so far” how he experienced those matches against the merengue team.

In the pages of the text that reveals the secrets of Christian Pulisic, the American recounts that in the second leg played at Stamford Bridge he felt annoyed and disappointed with the German coach Thomas Tuchel, Well, he did not keep his word to line him up as a starter in the second leg after scoring in the first game of the semifinals.

“What happened before that game was very disappointing for me. I had a very good performance in the first leg and our next game was against Fulham in the Premier League. Tuchel told me that he was giving me rest for the second leg and as a result I didn’t play a single minute against Fulham. Then on the day of the semifinal match, Tuchel tells me that he changed his mind and goes with Kai Havertz. Honestly I was shocked and very disappointed. I thought I had earned start. And most importantly, he had previously assured me that he was going to start”, revealed Pulisic.

Tuchel-Pulisic a relationship that became tense over time

Despite achieving important performances with the Chelsea shirt under the command of Thomas Tuchel, Pulisic failed to find the full confidence of the German coach and proof of this were the last months until the dismissal of the former coach of Borussia Dortmund and PSG.

It was recently revealed that hehe relationship between Tuchel and Pulisic had become tense and with zero communication, that after the few minutes that the USMNT player had under the command of the German and that led to the so-called ‘Captain America’ to consider a move in the transfer market.

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