Chelsea boss Lampard provides Christian Pulisic injury update following Leicester win

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has this evening provided a fitness update on Christian Pulisic, after the attacker’s substitution during the Blues’ victory over Leicester City.

Chelsea march on

Lampard’s men returned to action a short time ago, with a visit to the King Power Stadium.

A place in the FA Cup’s semi-finals was at stake, with Chelsea and Leicester aiming to join Manchester United and Arsenal in the competition’s final-4.

And, when all was said and done, it was the visitors who’s cup adventure rolled on.

A tense affair in England’s East Midlands eventually saw a solitary goal prove the difference between the sides.

Substitute Ross Barkley proved the match-winner, sliding home Willian’s delivery from the right with a superbly-controlled volley to make it 3 wins from 3 for Chelsea following football’s resumption last week.

Highlights: Leicester 0-1 Chelsea

Pulisic latest

One concern on an otherwise positive evening for Chelsea, however, came on the personnel front.

With just over a quarter of an hour to go at the King Power, Christian Pulisic, who impressed once again during his time on the pitch, was hauled off by Frank Lampard.

It has since come to light that the United States international had been struggling with a calf issue, with Frank Lampard, as a result, having tonight provided an update on Pulisic’s wellbeing.

Speaking in a post-match press conference, the Chelsea boss confirmed that his side’s in-form wide-man felt ‘tightness’, and was subsequently replaced as a precaution.

An update on the situation is expected over the next 48 hours:

‘Pulisic felt tightness in his calf. Hopefully it is nothing that puts him out because we are seeing how he is playing at the minute.’

On Andreas Christensen’s absence from Chelsea’s matchday squad, meanwhile, Lampard added:

‘Andreas had a small problem around his hip.’

Ajax boss warns Chelsea over ‘headstrong’ Ziyech: ‘Sometimes he is a trainer’s nightmare’

Chelsea’s new 2020-21 home kit & 3 new Celtic kits for next season leaked

This article was edited by Josh Barker.

Live streaming: Featured matches on Tuesday July 14, 2020
GameTimePrediction/Live ScoreHow to Watch
Chelsea FC vs Norwich City14 July, 20:15 (In 1 hours)4-0📺
Sheffield Wednesday vs Huddersfield Town03'0-0📺
Millwall FC vs Blackburn Rovers03'0-0📺
Luton Town vs Queens Park Rangers08'0-0📺
Cardiff City vs Derby County06'0-0📺
Wigan Athletic vs Hull City90'8-0📺
Reading FC vs Middlesbrough FC90'1-2📺
Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio vs Brescia Calcio14 July, 20:45 (In 1 hours)3-0📺
SL Benfica vs Vitoria Guimarares14 July, 21:30 (In 2 hours)1-0📺

101 Great Goals provides ways to watch and bet on football matches. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

Chelsea betting odds, next game:

Chelsea vs Norwich odds: result, both teams to score, correct score & goalscorers

Chelsea vs Norwich Full time result
Chelsea vs Norwich Result/Both teams score
Chelsea vs Norwich Correct Score
Chelsea vs Norwich Goalscorers
Tammy Abraham7/47/48/15
Michy Batshuayi21/1021/108/11
Olivier Giroud21/1021/108/11
Armando Broja3/13/111/10
Callum Hudson-Odoi3/13/111/10

Chelsea's latest videos

Frank Lampard on Underperforming & how Chelsea Respond to Loss | Chelsea v Norwich
Frank Lampard on Underperforming & how Chelsea Respond to Loss | Chelsea v Norwich
Hyundai FC Home Advantage | First Touch With Frank Lampard | Episode 6
Hyundai FC Home Advantage | First Touch With Frank Lampard | Episode 6
Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea | Premier League Highlights
Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea | Premier League Highlights
Willian | Season So Far | Chelsea FC 2019/20
Willian | Season So Far | Chelsea FC 2019/20
Premier League table
1Liverpool FC354993
2Manchester City355772
3Chelsea FC351460
4Leicester City352959
5Manchester United352659
6Wolverhampton Wanderers351155
7Sheffield United35554
8Tottenham Hotspur35952
9Arsenal FC35750
10Burnley FC35-850
11Everton FC35-1145
12Southampton FC35-1345
13Newcastle United35-1643
14Crystal Palace35-1542
15Brighton & Hove Albion35-1636
16West Ham United35-1534
17Watford FC35-2134
18AFC Bournemouth35-2431
19Aston Villa35-2730
20Norwich City35-4121
Premier League 19/20
Vardy, JamieLeicester City23
Aubameyang, Pierre-EmerickArsenal FC20
Salah, MohamedLiverpool FC19
Ings, DannySouthampton FC19
Sterling, RaheemManchester City17
Mane, SadioLiverpool FC16
Jimenez, RaulWolverhampton Wanderers16
Rashford, MarcusManchester United16
Martial, AnthonyManchester United16
Aguero, SergioManchester City16
Abraham, TammyChelsea FC14
Kane, HarryTottenham Hotspur13
Calvert-Lewin, DominicEverton FC13
Jesus, GabrielManchester City12
RicharlisonEverton FC12
De Bruyne, KevinManchester City11
Pukki, TeemuNorwich City11
Wood, ChrisBurnley FC11
Son, Heung MinTottenham Hotspur10
Mahrez, RiyadManchester City10