CHELSEA star Callum Hudson-Odoi was hooked at half-time versus Manchester United – with Thomas Tuchel confirming it was ‘partly tactical’.
The 20-year-old begun at ideal wing-back for the crunch top-four clash.
But he stopped working to re-emerge for the 2nd half with the rest of his Blues team-mates.
As Reece James replaced him, experts consisting of Gary Neville hypothesized that he ‘d been connected once again, as he was just recently at Southampton after just 31 minutes, with Tuchel blaming a bad attitude.
Hudson-Odoi went back to the bench, obviously in discomfort, with strapping and ice on his knee, however Tuchel confirmed he was only a ‘little hurt’.
The Chelsea employer stated:” [He was] a bit injured.
” The reason [he was changed] was a tactical reason and a little injury, a combination, due to the fact that we switched to a back five in defence and covered the wide position from [Marcus] Rashford in between [Cesar] Azpi and Reece James.
” In the 2nd half, that was not an alternative to utilize Callum there which’s why it was a tactical choice.”
England international Hudson-Odoi was involved in the goalless draw’s most questionable occurrence.
Manchester United were convinced they need to have had a penalty in the 15th minute, after the ball appeared to strike Chelsea’s No20’s hand in the box.
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Play at first continued, prior to referee Stuart Attwell was advised to visit the screen to provide it another appearance.
On co-commentary duty, Neville was convinced that a spot-kick would be given.
Hudson-Odoi and Azpiliecueta might both be seen berating Attwell as he sought advice from the replays.
Neville and United were left gobsmacked, nevertheless, when Attwell decided not to give a charge after all.
After the video game, a furious Solskjaer informed Sky Sports: “100 per cent we need to’ve had a penalty, it’s a hand that slaps the ball in a not extremely natural position.
” 100 per cent nailed on but nothing I can do about it now.
” He [the referee] had the opportunity to give it however I can’t understand it, it would’ve given us a 1-0 win or it opens up the video game and it’s a better game for everybody.”
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