chelsea and England await news on Reece James
Chelsea and England face a tense48-hour wait to see if Reece James has avoided a serious knee injury.
The flamboyant right-back cut a miserable figure as he swerved off the San Siro midway through Chelsea’s 2-0 Champions League win over 10-man AC Milan. Blues boss Graham Potter is hoping the 22-year-old can escape without much trouble, and England boss Gareth Southgate will be a nervous spectator as well.
James will have tests to assess damage to his knee, but Potter remained optimistic when he was tested after the Blues’ impressive win at the San Siro. “Hopefully Reese is fine.
It’ll take 24 or 48 hours to figure that out, so it’s too early to give you anything more than that,” Potter saidEngland’s right-back strength is among the greatest in world football, however the Southgate boss will start to sweat his options for the World Cup in Qatar now.
The tournament begins on November 20 and James’ injury case adds to concerns about both Kyle Walker and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Walker is rated 50-50 to recover in time for Qatar, while Alexander Arnold has an ankle injury.
Chelsea qualified to win in Milan to top Group E, but Jorginho scored a penalty kick and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his third goal in as many matches.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, left, celebrates Chelsea’s victory with coach Graham Potter Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, left, celebrates Chelsea’s victory with coach Graham Potter (Fabrizio Carabelli/Penn) Boss Potter oversaw his fourth straight win with the Blues, which he saw his night easily from Chelsea defender red cardFormer Fikayo Tomori.Potter
remained neutral in his view of sacking Tomori while Milan coach Stefano Pioli criticized the decision, not delivering punches.
“The red card and the penalty kick, as I can’t really see much,” Potter said. “If I drop him, I drop him. I’ve never seen her again, but this is clearly a big moment for us.
Taking advantage of artificial intelligence opportunities Taking advantage of artificial intelligence opportunities CIO “Everyone agrees that it changes the game in terms of what Milan want to do. But we still have to take advantage of that.” (It) is not easy to play against 10 men, especially over here.
Any action can lead to a goal, and the fans are back in the game again. “It was a big moment, we felt we could do enough with 11 against 11 but the referee made a decision and we have to move on.” Stefano Pioli, right, speaks to the referee after Milan’s defeat to Chelsea Stefano Pioli, right, speaks to the referee after the game (Fabrizio Carpelli/Penn) Rossoneri coach Pioli criticized the overall performance of referee Daniel Seibert and revealed his surprise at Tomori’s red card.
“I asked the referee if the VAR was working properly,” said Pioli. “It’s hard to say where the referee is in this match, with seven more yellow cards in addition to the red one. “Now is it about making our voices heard a bit more?