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Chelsea boss Tuchel: I've been getting too emotional

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admits he's trying to keep himself in-check on the sideline.

Tuchel admits he let himself get a little too emotional during Chelsea 's 1-1 draw with Brighton in Tuesday.

And the German is focused on doing much better against Tottenham today, even if that won't be easy in a London derby and with another hothead, one he admires greatly, bouncing up and down in the next technical area along.

“There is no doubt I am a big fan of Antonio Conte," said Tuchel, whose side have already met the Italian's men twice this month in their two-legged Carabao Cup semi-final.

“What he does to teams is so obvious, it's always clear it's an Antonio Conte team.

“They play always with a desire to win, always with a huge physical input and a relentless style, and he is like this on the touchline.

“Coaching his teams like this, this is how they perform.

“It's always a pleasure to watch and I'm very proud to play against his teams.

“Now we do it for a third time.

“It doesn't affect so much my coaching — you always need to find a good mix between emotions and a cool head, and this is on me, like it is for the players.

“It's important to know what the game means to the supporters, it's important to know what it means in the table, but you cannot get carried away by emotions.

“For example on Tuesday, we got a little bit on the other side, too much involved in emotions like frustration, anger or disappointment.

“When you play a derby like this or against an emotional guy like Antonio Conte, you cannot just play from pure emotions.

“We need this and we want our supporters to be fully emotional and fully supportive.

“But I wish for myself to be cool in the decisive moments and keep a clear head."

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