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Ziyech, Giroud, Haverz: Chelsea injury updates and team news ahead of Krasnodar clashChelsea are back in action on Tuesday evening when they welcome Krasnodar to Stamford Bridge in the Uefa Champions League.

The Blues are in superb form right now, winning eight of their past nine fixtures, with their latest win was Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Leeds United.

The west London club came from behind to see off the visitor with 3-1 and will be hoping for a similar performance against the Russian side on Tuesday night.

Frank Lampard’s men won the reverse fixture 4-0 against Spanish side Sevilla last week and since they already won their group, Tuesday result has little effect of going forward.


Ahead of the game, here is the latest on the injury front for Chelsea

Hakim Ziyech

The Morocco international limped off with a hamstring injury after half an hour during the win over Leeds United on Saturday.

Following the match, boss Frank Lampard has provided an update over the 27-year-old situation, claimed they need find out what degree it is over the next couple of days.

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He said: ‘It’s the hamstring. He felt it go so we will have to find out what degree it is over the next couple of days.’

The Blues will be hoping the technically gifted Morocco winger is not out for too long, as he suffered a similar problem earlier in the season.

Hakim Ziyech was replaced by Christian Pulisic, who went on to score the third goal against Leeds.

It’s unlikely Ziyech will feature against Krasnodar but Chelsea will be hoping he could play a part against Everton over weekend.

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Olivier Giroud and Kai Havertz also came off against Leeds United but their withdrawals were not injury related.

The playmaker did have a setback as he was diagnosed with coronavirus and although not severely ill, he still rediscovering his sharpness.

Starlet Billy Gilmour is also back fit but he did not make the matchday squad over the weekend.