Graham Potter, Chelsea manager Came out to reveal the injury of Reece James during the UEFA Champions League game last night. At the same time, it also spoke about the timing of Fikayo Tomori’s red card.
Chelsea manager Graham Potter admits he has no idea how much. Reece James will be injured. After the England right-back limped off the pitch. During the second half of their Champions League group stage clash Faced with AC Milan last night. This could be a heavy blow to Gareth Southgate’s team that are preparing for the World Cup next month.
Reece James was injured during Chelsea’s 2-0 win over AC Milan. The defender falling to the ground following a race against Rafael Leao and was forced to substitute in the 62nd minute. With Cesar Azpilicueta coming on, this is bad news for the Blue Lions as the England right-back is a key player in the team that has played throughout the era. of Potter and his previous coach, Thomas Tuchel.
The 22-year-old was involved in all games. Except for one of Chelsea’s Premier League games this season. He only rested for the losing game. Southampton In the middle of the week in August And has played the full 90 minutes in six of Chelsea’s remaining seven games. In addition, before this game James also played the full 90 minutes in the Blues’ UEFA Champions League. And that underlines very well how important he is to the UFABET team.
Potter was somewhat reserved when asked about James’ injury. “Reece, we hope he’s fine,” Potter said after the San Siro victory over the Italian champions. “24-48 hours yet. It’s too soon to give you any more information.” Meanwhile, James posted a social media post after the game to thank the fans. As for their encouraging message, “Hopefully (injury) isn’t bad,” he wrote on Twitter. “I love every message you send. Thank you everyone.
With the World Cup coming to an end in less than six weeks, it is doubtful whether the 22-year-old will be fit enough to feature in the Three Lions, with Gareth South Gates has named James in the starting line-up for England’s last four games and it’s clear the player is very important to the squad. So the manager would desperately want him in the squad that he will announce next Thursday.
The game was also heavily criticized for refereeing, with Potter admitting that Chelsea were fortunate that Daniel Sibert gave his team a penalty for Fikayo ‘s foul. Tomori , who Jorginho killed, but the England manager believes His players deserve credit for the win over Milan at San Siro, calling his team back to their supposed form after just one point against Dinamo Zagreb and Red Bull Salzburg in their first two games
Two successive wins over Italian champions AC Milan have given them the lead in Group E and are now favorites to advance to the knockout stages. “It’s not easy to come here to win,” Potter told BT Sport . “Credit to the players. they are really good We were a bit lucky to have 10 opponents left. Overall a good performance. It was nice to keep a clean sheet and coming back out with three points was great.”
For the referee giving a red card and a penalty. Potter added: “ It looked difficult from where I sat. His hand seems to be on him (Mason Mount) and Mason Mount is heading towards the door. I have to look at it clearly again. It’s good to get a penalty And it’s good that Jorginho scored. “It’s a good move to lead there. It is what it is. Sometimes it gets in your way what is so complicated You want to control the game but don’t be too passive. with the atmosphere here One action can result in one goal, the pitch erupting, and they will feel more like a player.”