Thomas Tuchel has told his Chelsea side they will have to ‘start from scratch’ when they prepare for their Champions League quarter-final second leg against FC Porto.
Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 4-1 in the Premier League on Saturday night at Selhurst Park, putting their 5-2 loss to West Brom firmly behind them last weekend.
It was a great team performance which saw Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic  and Kurt Zouma are on the scoresheet in South London.
The win will give Chelsea more confidence ahead of the second leg against Porto on Tuesday, but Tuchel has told his side they will reset before the game.
“This is clearly the performance where we created the most chances, the most touches in the opponent’s box and scored the most, but you can’t compare it to Champions League games or a game in Liverpool. . But I’m happy with what we played today, ”Tuchel said of his victory over Crystal Palace.
“I think it’s very difficult to score in the Premier League in any game. We did a great offensive job as a team. But it’s a complex game, you can’t divide the matches in attack and in defense.
“While we were attacking, we were closing the spaces. We didn’t allow Crystal Palace to escape the pressure, we had high ball recoveries, we were very brave to come up the field as we attacked.
“The message we are sending is clear. We defend together and attack together. Nothing changes in this message. We are very happy that we were able to create a lot, but against Porto we are starting from scratch.”
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