Given that the other semi final was Liverpool against Manchester City, there’s no denying that Chelsea got the easier draw for their semi final against Crystal Palace.
But Palace are a strong team too, as Thomas Tuchel pointed out when asked about his upcoming opposition.
He pointed to their “constant level” and their “energy and commitment.”
Of course, they won’t have Conor Gallagher in their midfield, but they will still be dangerous team and a tired Chelsea will be very vulnerable against them after their midweek exploits.
You can see the coach speaking in the clip embedded here: