Thomas Tuchel fears for Chelsea's top four spot and admits he has no solution to shocking home form after Arsenal loss

THOMAS TUCHEL admitted he still fears for Chelsea's top four spot and has no solution to their poor home form.

The Blues are currently third, two points above fourth-placed Arsenal but still with two games in hand.

And it was the Gunners who handed Chelsea their fifth defeat of the season with a shock 4-2 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

It came less than three weeks after they were thumped 4-1 by Premier League newbies Brentford.

And boss Tuchel has no answer to their struggles at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea get set to welcome more London rivals in West Ham.

He said: "It's unusual and I don't know what it is.

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"If it was just the one thing, we would switch dressing rooms or take another hotel.

"But that would maybe be more superstition than anything else.

"I have no solution but it's also not the level that we want to produce in home games. It's a bit fragile at the moment."

Chelsea, who were knocked out of the Champions League in the quarter-finals by Real Madrid, are still on course to qualify next season.

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But Tuchel is not resting on his laurels with seven games still to play for last season's European champions.

He said: "I never feel secure in the Premier League, that's just my personal feeling.

"I think it's good – nobody should, never, because feeling secure does not keep you on the edge, and feeling secure can keep you on the thin line to being lazy, or not being fully alert – maybe that's better, as nobody is lazy.

"But no, I never feel safe in any part of the season – and nobody should in the Premier League." on home form

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