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Two Chelsea Stars Confirmed Injured by Tuchel After UCL Clash with Malmo Yesterday.

Chelsea has been hit with big injury woes following their 'big' win against Swedish Champions Malmo in the Uefa Champions League group stages match 3 yesterday night.

The blues who suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Juventus in their last UCL game, came all out to compensate as Tuchel started the big guns to ensure victory is well assured and secured.

Once again a defender was on the scoresheet for Chelsea as Christensen bagged his first goal for the club to open Chelsea's tally at the 9th minute. Jorginho put in Chelsea's second for the day with so much composing and precision from the penalty spot in the 21st minute.

Kai Havertz made it three few minutes after the second half kicked off, before another penalty from Jorginho settled the game as Chelsea cruised to a 4-0 win to sit behind Juventus in second place.

However, their joy was short-lived when news of a Lukaku and Werner injury hit them. Lukaku who has failed to score in any of his last six games before last night was forced off just 23 minutes after kick-off after a foul from Lasse Nielsen that led to the opening penalty of which Jorginho scored.

Speaking in a post-match press conference, the blue's boss Tuchel admitted Lukaku suffered an ankle injury and would be out for a couple of matches. He, however, blamed the Belgian's injury on being 'overplayed', but noted that may eventually not be the cause.

Like Lukaku, Tuchel also confirmed fellow striker, Timo Werner is now likely to as well miss several games for the blues due to a hamstring injury sustained in the first half of Wednesday's clash with Malmo.

Chelsea would be without Lukaku and Werner for a couple of weeks or in worse case scenarios, months. They face Norwich City in their next Premier League fixture on the 23rd with the hope to keep their top spot intact after Week 9.

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