Thomas Tuchel was not a happy man as his Chelsea side geared up for next weekend’s Premier League fixture against Manchester United with a draw at Southampton.
Tuchel maintained his unbeaten start as Chelsea boss since replacing Frank Lampard at the helm but had to settle for a point at St Mary’s on Saturday as it finished 1-1.
Southampton led through on-loan Liverpool midfielder Takumi Minamino but Mason Mount equalised from the penalty spot after the break.
Tuchel replaced striker Tammy Abraham at half-time, bringing on Callum Hudson-Odoi in his place.
Hudson-Odoi was then substituted himself in the 76th minute, as he was replaced by Hakim Ziyech.
After the match, Tuchel confirmed that both changes had been tactical and not due to injuries.Play
The German head coach was critical of Hudson-Odoi, questioning his attitude.
“With Hudson-Odoi, I was not happy with the attitude and energy,” he told BT Sport.
“We decided to take him off again. We demand a lot and 100 per cent. I felt he was not right in the shape and he could not help us.
“It’s hard for the players but tomorrow it will be forgotten.”