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Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard has confirmed Hakim Ziyech sustained a hamstring injury during Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Leeds United.

The 27-year-old was substituted 30 minutes into the first half of the Premier League clash, with Christian Pulisic brought on in his place.

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The Morocco international, who switch to Stamford Bridge last summer, missed the start of the campaign with a knee injury he suffered in pre-season.

But he has been in superb form since returned to fitness, scoring one goal and contributed three assists, helping the Blues cement their status as title contenders.

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News of his injury will come as a major blow to Frank Lampard & co as they going into a busy period.

‘It was his hamstring, he felt it go,’ said the Blues boss.

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‘We will have to find out how serious it is over the next few days, but it’s obviously disappointing going into a busy period.’