Hudson-Odoi, Pulisic, Havertz: Chelsea team news and injury updates ahead of Atletico Madrid

Chelsea dropped points in the Premier League for only the second time under Thomas Tuchel as they drew 1-1 with Southampton on Saturday afternoon.

The Blues are now unbeaten in seven across all competitions, winning five of those games, but failure to beat the Saints means they missed the chance to close the gap on Manchester United as well as Leicester City.

It could have been a lot worse for Tuchel’s side as they found themselves a goal down at the break, despite dominating possession, with Takumi Minamino breaking the deadlock.

But Mason Mount won and successfully converted a penalty to earn a point for Chelsea.

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And the big games are coming thick and fast for the west London outfit as they face La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night in the Champions League.

Ahead of the round of 16 first-leg tie, we have rounded up all the latest Chelsea injury news below, including the latest on Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Thiago Silva

Chelsea were once again without centre-back Silva for the clash with the Saints as he continues to recover from a muscle injury.

The former Paris Saint-Germain ace was forced off in the victory over Tottenham Hotspur earlier this month and has missed the last three matches since.

Ahead of the game at St Mary’s, Tuchel confirmed: “Thiago will be out for the game, he’s not ready for the game.”

Kai Havertz and Thiago Silva during a Chelsea training session
(Image: (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images))

Kai Havertz

After picking up a minor injury in training ahead of the 1-0 win over Spurs, it was first thought that attacking-midfielder Havertz would just miss the showdown with Jose Mourinho’s side.

However, the former Bayer Leverkusen man missed four games on the bounce, with the win over Newcastle coming too soon for the Germany international.

He was passed fit to face the Saints.

Kai Havertz hasn’t produced his best form…


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