England’s 25-year-old defender Ben Chilwell suffered a hamstring strain in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the final round of the Champions League today, and is likely to miss the chance to represent England. World Cup .
At that time, Chelsea entered the second half with a 2-1 lead, but the two teams made no achievements in the second half.
In the 93rd minute of stoppage time, Chilwell was unable to walk with a strained hamstring and signaled to teammate Mason Mount for help. Chilwell appeared to be covering his face and looking up in frustration and pain before the game was briefly suspended before Chilwell limped off the field with the help of medical staff.
Chelsea coach Graham Potter also admitted after the game that Chilwell’s hamstring injury was quite serious, and said that an MRI examination was needed to know the specific injury.
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If Chilwell wants to join England manager Gareth Southgate’s squad for the World Cup, he has just two weeks left to recover from his injury. But it is worth mentioning that mild hamstring strains also take at least 3 to 5 weeks to fully recover, while severe hamstring strains take 6 to 8 weeks to recover, which means Chilwell is representing England after more than 2 weeks The prospect of playing in the 2022 Qatar World Cup is extremely uncertain.