There is only one manager who can grind out a tactical draw however boring the team may appear to look. And there is only one manager to whom the team will religiously cross all ‘t’s and dot all ‘i’s to grind out a tactical draw. A well half crossed! The return leg at the bridge is going to be another tactical match-up.
It was also interesting to see that Atletico didn’t get crazy with all the possession and overcommit. Two disciplined teams going about their business, albeit with a slightly different role with more than 65% possession for one!
The attrition at Chelsea looks alarming.