Chelsea made it through just another 40 minutes of football before losing yet another player to injury.
Mateo Kovacic has limped off to be replaced by Mason Mount, who was supposed to be resting tonight.
Yep, another one bites the dust…Mount on to replace him…looked like a knee problem. #CHELIV https://t.co/4BcbdhXeUI
— Simon Johnson (@SJohnsonSport) March 3, 2020
It’s a hammer blow to a central midfield that has lost N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek to injury already, and is about to lack Jorginho for several games.
We’ve got no idea how bad this one is, but if he’s been forced straight off then this weekend’s game at the very least looks a long shot. Who will be in our midfield for that game is anyone’s guess. Will Ruben Loftus-Cheek be ready? Will Mason Mount play in a two with
Billy Gilmour, who is playing well in a rare start tonight, could be about to get even more minutes than anticipated in the next few weeks. He’s been brilliant in this first half, and could find himself back in the starting lineup very soon.