Thomas Tuchel delighted to be on right side of VAR in West Ham win

Thomas Tuchel has admitted he was relieved to be on the right side of a controversial VAR call in Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over West Ham.

Chelsea netted what proved to be a late winner through Kai Havertz, but West Ham went straight down the other end in stoppage time and Maxwel Cornet thundered home into an empty net after goalkeeper Edouard Mendy was left on the floor following a collision with Jarrod Bowen.

The contact was undoubtedly minimal but VAR deemed it enough to chalk the goal off, handing Chelsea the win in the process. For Tuchel, it felt like justice following the referee…


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