“We earned our luck today by hard work, by good mentality,” Tuchel said. “It’s not the most easy time for us. We don’t play at the highest level.”
Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte began the season as undoubtedly the side’s most important defender. However, he has not started for the last three games.
This is despite the fact that the Frenchman has apparently been fit to play in all games – although, he did suffer a slight knock originally, which may have prompted Pep Guardiola’s caution.
Nevertheless, that has not stopped rumours emerging that there has been a falling out between Laporte and the manager.
Athletic journalist Sam Lee has asserted that a source close to Laporte says that the defender has been fit enough to play in the past three games.
Additionally, Lee has, however, dismissed reports of a serious rift, stating that there is not believed to be any substantial issue – with Laporte set to feature against Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday.
Indeed, with John Stones impressing recently,