Chelsea can be sweating on the health of Christian Pulisic because the American was compelled out of the Burnley conflict on the final minute.
Having not too long ago returned from a long-term damage, Pulisic was named within the beginning XI at Turf Moor for Saturday’s Premier League conflict for simply the second time this season.
Nevertheless, the 22-year-old pulled up, forcing Timo Werner to return into the aspect moments earlier than kick-off, when the German was purported to be getting a much-needed relaxation on the bench.
Pulisic was most likely the primary identify on the crew sheet for this fixture following his heroics at Turf Moor final yr.
The winger grabbed his first Chelsea hat-trick within the Blues’ 4-2 victory in 2019 – and went on to change into one of many membership’s standout gamers of the marketing campaign.
He not too long ago notched his first strike of the present marketing campaign through the journey to Russia as Chelsea beat Krasnodar 4-Zero within the Champions League on Wednesday evening.
Werner was additionally on the rating sheet, although, and Frank Lampard can be relieved to have such a succesful alternative within the 24-year-old.