Two goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner in 9 minutes within the first half was all that was required to see Chelsea go past Liverpool in the league standings.
A surprise premier league start for kepa arrizabalaga and a clean sheet after the 90, earned the Spaniard plaudits from his coach.
Since The German’s arrival at Chelsea, his side have only conceded one goal in his first five matches, which was a Rudiger own goal against Sheffield.
Chelsea’s defensive solidity in conceding only one goal in five league matches means Thomas Tuchel ties a premier league record held by Jose Mourinho (Chelsea) and Peter Taylor (Leicester).
No PL manager has kept a clean sheet in his first five matches and only Carlo Ancelotti and Mauricio Sarri have taken all 15 points from their first five games as Chelsea managers.
With Chelsea’s midfield, now dictating play in recent matches, defensive discipline and forwards scoring goals, Thomas Tuchel can now narrow his sides focus, to more important objectives and aspirations.