Mudryk and Broja exits leave chelsea fans anxious for Burnley clash
Chelsea finally won a critical match against Fulham on Monday night, their first Premier League victory in almost a month. Mykhailo Mudryk and Armando Broja were standout performers for the Blues at Craven Cottage, both scoring before halftime.
However, questions were raised, when Mudryk and Broja were forced to leave the match. Mudryk, who showed direct running and was important during the first half, was substituted at halftime. Broja, on the other hand, was substituted by Raheem Sterling after an hour. These substitutions raised concerns about potential injuries to the players.
Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino was ready to address the problem in a post-match interview, striving to ease worries. He assured fans and the press that he hopes both players would be fit for Saturday’s match against Burnley, pointing that the injuries are not serious.
The Chelsea manager stated: “Scoring a goal is important for offensive players. Mudryk seemed to be doing well. However, he felt something in his quad around halftime, but hopefully it’s not a serious problem. It’s important to Broja as well. I’m happy for them both and I hope they’ll be alright this weekend.”
Moises Caicedo was also forced off in the waning minutes of the game due to an injury worry, making his availability for the Burnley match doubtful.
In replying to a question about what happened to Caicedo, Pochettino continued, “We hope it’s nothing major, but it appeared like a bruise. “We will thoroughly assess it in the upcoming days.”
Chelsea is now examining Caicedo’s condition and fitness for the upcoming weekend match. The club remains optimistic about presenting a quality team against Burnley in their next important match.
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