Thomas Tuchel made more than 6 changes from the team that defeated Norwich City in the week 9 English premier league against Southampton on Tuesday night.
Chelsea continues their impressive form this season after defeating Southampton by penalty shoot out to progress the next stage of the competition.
Despite playing the likes of Malang Sarr, Saul, Berkeley, Ziyech and Kepa Arrizablaga, Chelsea were Impressive from the beginning of the match to the end.
Kai Havertz gave Chelsea the lead in the 44th minutes of the game through a brilliant assist from Hakim Ziyech. It was a brilliant goal from the German international who was outstanding from the beginning of the match to the end.
Southampton scored the equalizing goal in the 48th minutes of the second half through Charlie Adams. The England International capitalized on Kepa Arrizabalaga’s mistake to give his side the equalizing goal.
Chelsea won the game through penalty shoot out after Kepa Arrizablaga made two saves to give the blues the quarter final slot. According to the Injury update by Tuchel, the manager listed 7 players who missed the game through Injury and could be a doubt for weekend match against Newcastle United.
Chelsea captain Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Azpilicueta missed out the Southampton match because of Injury. The Spanish International sustained a shoulder injury in training might not be available over the weekend against Newcastle United.
The Denmark International missed Southampton game after completing a teeth surgery according to Thomas Tuchel. The highly rated star might miss Chelsea next game because of the teeth surgery.
Loftus-cheek have been impressive this season under Thomas Tuchel. The England International sustained a hip Injury in Chelsea’s 7-0 against Norwich City last weekend.
According to Tuchel, his participation in Thursday will determine if he will make the weekend match or not.
The US International is yet to recover from the Ankle injury he sustained some months ago. According to reports, Pulisic have been involved in personal training but will not be available for this weekend match against Newcastle United.
According to Tuchel, Kante missed the Southampton match due to the muscle Injury he is yet to recover fully from. The French international missed Chelsea’s last game due to the Injury and might miss this weekend match as well.
Chelsea striker Timo Werner sustained an Injury in the UCL Match against Malmo last week. The German international is yet to recover from the Injury and night miss this match against Newcastle United.
The Belgian International will be missing this weekend match due to the ankle Injury he sustained in the UCL match against Malmo.
Lukaku have been impressive this season for Chelsea and might not be available till Chelsea play Manchester United next 3 weeks.
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