The Chelsea first football team suffered another blow to add to its suffering in the English Premier League, after it was revealed that Thiago Silva, the center of his veteran Brazilian defense, had been injured in the knee ligaments he suffered on Sunday, in the loss against Tottenham, the London neighbor, 0-2 in the fifteenth stage of the league. English.
The 38-year-old was forced to leave the field in the first half of the match in which Chelsea suffered a third defeat in a row, after the first against Borussia Dortmund “0-1” in the first leg of the Champions League final and the second against Southampton “0-1” in the Premier League. Within a streak of six consecutive matches without victory in all competitions.
Chelsea did not reveal the period Silva needs to recover from injury, but his absence will add to the ordeals of coach Graham Potter, who finds himself under tremendous pressure after only two wins in the last 15 games in all competitions.
Silva has missed just three Premier League matches this season.
Despite the excessive spending at the beginning of the year, Chelsea settled for scoring one goal in the last six matches in all competitions and failed to achieve any victory in the last five league confrontations (three draws and two defeats), to freeze its score at 31 points in tenth place.
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