And Inter Milan also did it at Bayern Munich, who won the last 16 first-leg 1-0 in Italy, but lost the return 3-2 in Bavaria. "His thigh muscles were tight and the risk was too great", said Tuchel.
"I think it's easier for the players to take their mind off things when they are on the pitch". They need two midfielders covering a lot of ground.
A former sports science student with a degree in English, Tuchel's modest playing career was cut short by injury but he soon emerged as a promising coach at Mainz, taking over their first team in 2009.
Against Dortmund, Fabinho is likely to be replaced by Joao Moutinho, who partnered Bakayoko in that big loss to PSG.
Benjamin Mendy's long-range effort had plenty of swerve but was poorly parried by Burki and Mbappe was typically quick to coolly slot home the rebound. Thus, Monaco will be confident to win against Dortmund on their home ground.
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That five-goal thriller swung from end-to-end and Jardim says he will not be sacrificing Monaco's attacking potential for a more defensive shape, even though a semi-final spot is within their grasp. Leonardo Jardim and Thomas Tuchel have plenty in common. "If you don't play in the Champions League, you play once a week".
The Monaco whizkid is putting every single opponent he faces to the sword at the moment, with the Champions League particularly a competition he's flourishing in.
"We have a good mix of experienced players and youngsters".
The Under/Over 2.5 Goals line is set too low to be of interest, which is hardly surprising considering the high-scoring nature of games involving these two sides all season.
The team bus of German Bundesliga soccer club Borussia Dortmund arrives at the Louis stadium before the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Monaco and Dortmund in Monaco, Wednesday April 19, 2017.
Dortmund has no new injury worries ahead of its 100th Champions League match.
The first leg was not without its problems, after it was delayed by 24 hours following an attack on the Borussia Dortmund bus, leaving defender Marc Bartra with a broken arm. "I strongly believe we can do it".
A cordial atmosphere is expected between the supporters after Borussia fans offered beds to stranded Monaco supporters in Dortmund last week under the Twitter hashtag #Bedforawayfans.