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Chelsea left sweating on Thiago Silva’s fitness as defender limps off



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Chelsea suffered an injury blow as Thiago Silva limped off the pitch in the first half of his side’s 1-0 victory against Tottenham.

The Brazilian defender stretched to clear a ball and immediately seemed in pain with what appeared to be a hamstring injury as play initially carried on. 

Silva remained on the ground though and was replaced by Andreas Christensen, and Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel spoke of his concern after the match.



Thiago Silva playing a game of football: Thiago Silva limped off in the first half against Chelsea after overstretching for the ball


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Thiago Silva limped off in the first half against Chelsea after overstretching for the ball



a group of baseball players playing a football game: The Brazilian was unable to continue but his side held on for a deserved 1-0 win over Spurs


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The Brazilian was unable to continue but his side held on for a deserved 1-0 win over Spurs

He said: ‘I saw Thiago with a big strap around his muscle but we have to wait. It’s worrying because it’s a muscle injury.’

When he went

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