Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel admits that Hakim Ziyech’s shoulder injury is worrying.
The Chelsea beat Villarreal 6-5 on penalties after a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes to secure the UEFA Super Cup. last Wednesday night.
However, Ziyech, who scored in the 22nd minute for the team’s lead, had to be substituted off the field in the 43rd minute due to a shoulder injury that prevented playing.
Even after the game, players can still attend the championship ceremony as usual. But around the shoulder and right arm there is a protective device to help support. And from inquiries to Tuchel admits that the Moroccan footballer is not less worried.
“If you lose a player in the first half It is a concern, unfortunately, because in the last few games he has been a very good deciding player.”
Tuchel also referenced pictures of the past game, stating that the team did well in the first 30 minutes before having a difficult time after that.
“It was a difficult game. We were very strong in the first 30 minutes and then we lost the rhythm after the goal. Their equalizer deserves to happen. We invested a lot in 120 minutes, we deserved to win.