Nicolas Jackson rescued Chelsea’s Goal of the Thirty day period award as they defeat Brighton to advance to the next spherical of the Carabao Cup.
But even though the Blues will be soaking in their a great deal-required gain, there is worry brewing bordering a likely injury to another 1 of their crucial stars.
Chelsea’s £32m summer signing netted his side’s successful purpose and his 2nd goal of the marketing campaign, just in excess of a single month on just after opening his account from Luton, as the Blues beat the Seagulls 1-.
Aside from encouraging his facet secure their very first earn given that August, Jackson also scored the senior side’s 1st intention this thirty day period, ending fans’ problems above how September’s objective of the month award was likely to get the job done.
Talking in his post-match interview, Mauricio Pochettino said: “Great response from the group, I was pretty pleased with the performance all over again and now delighted for the victory and crucial to go by in the competitiveness and construct our believe in and momentum. I hope we can carry this momentum to the future.
“[Jackson] Indeed, pretty pleased, I imagine when the striker scores it is important. He needed to truly feel the internet and crucial for him, quite pleased for him.”
The Blues have now bettered final season’s operate in the competition that saw them knocked out by Male Metropolis in the third spherical and will upcoming confront Championship facet Blackburn at Stamford Bridge.
But regardless of having yet another cup tie on the horizon to look forward to, Blues admirers also experience the prospect of being with no a single of their important stars for their additional instant fixtures – Ben Chilwell.
“Certainly, we want to evaluate tomorrow but I believe it is hamstring,” Pochettino confirmed just after the game.
An personal injury to Chilwell will appear as a enormous blow to Chelsea, who are presently working with the absence of other vital stars who are sidelined with injuries.
Skipper Reece James, Christopher Nkunku, Romeo Lavia, Wesley Fofana, Marcus Bettinelli, Carney Chukwuemeka and Benoit Badiashile are all out of action, also.
The injuries-stricken Blues following experience Fulham in a west London derby on Monday night time, are living on talkSPORT, as they hope to carry the momentum from Wednesday’s get into the Premier League.
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