News – FR – Chelsea: Thiago Silva withdraws from Atlético de Madrid

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Thomas Tuchel will have to do without Thiago Silva for the first leg of the Champions League This was confirmed by the Blues coach on Monday at a press conference, on the eve of the clash against Atlético de Madrid (9 p.m. on RMC Sport)

Released in the first half in a Premier League match on February 4 against Tottenham, Thiago Silva missed the last few meetings with a thigh injury Returned to training in recent days, the Brazilian defender is not sufficiently recovered to claim to be in the squad for this Champions League poster

Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic are available against the leader of La Liga “It will be a big test for us, it is a club convinced of its level Hope this can bring out the best in our qualities, said Thomas Tuchel in a pre-match press conference, speaking about Atlà © tico We will do it our way It’s clear that when you play against Atlà © tico you can expect combat, experience and a team with a good mentality.”

As a reminder, the meeting will be played on neutral ground this Tuesday in Bucharest due to the health context Hooked by Southampton last Saturday (1-1) in the Premier League, Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea nonetheless remains on a good dynamic with 4 wins in a row before this hitch against the Saints For its part, Atlà © tico de Madrid fell on Saturday at home against Levante (0-2) in La Liga

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News – EN – Chelsea: Thiago Silva withdraws from Atlà © tico de Madrid

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