Ben Chilwell: Chelsea star suffers injury while playing for England against Belgium

Ben Chilwell: Chelsea star suffers injury while playing for England against Belgium

- Ben Chilwell has suffered an injury while featuring for England in Nations League tie

- The defender got injured in the first half in the match that ended in 2-0 defeat for England

- Chilwell has played five games for Chelsea this season netting two goals

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Chelsea who are Premier League giants have been dealt with a big blow after defender Ben Chilwell suffered an injury while playing for England against Belgium.

The 23-year-old featured for England in the Nations League encounter in which the Three-Lions suffered a 2-0 defeat on Sunday night, November 16.

Youri Tielemans scored the first goal for Belgium in the 10th minute after receiving brilliant assist from Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.

Dries Mertens netted the second goal for Belgium in the 24th minute via a direct free-kick in which England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was unable to save.

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Three minutes after conceding the second goal, Harry Kane tried to pull one back for England, but his brilliant shot was well saved by Thibaut Courtois.

Ben Chilwell suffered the injury in the 38th minute when he was trying to fire a shot and the former Leicester City star was replaced with Bukayo Saka.

England tried all their best to restore parity in this game after the injury of Ben Chilwell, but Belgium were so brilliant and eventually ended up winning the tie.

Chilwell missed the start of Chelsea's season with a foot injury but has been a mainstay in Frank Lampard's first XI since his return to fitness according to the report on UK Sun.

Since joining Chelsea before the start of the ongoing League season, Ben Chilwell has so far played five games netting two goals for the Blues.

Ben Chilwell of Chelsea in action for the Blues

Ben Chilwell: Chelsea star suffers injury while playing for England against Belgium. Photo by Marc Atkins
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Earlier, had reported how Olivier Giroud who is currently on the books of Premier League side Chelsea is reportedly plotting to leave the Stamford Bridge landlords in the January 2021 transfer window.

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The former Arsenal striker is not having it rosy this season in the Premier League under Frank Lampard as he has only played 33 minutes for the Blues in the English topflight.

Timo Werner and Kai Havertz's arrival at Chelsea has affected Olivier Giroud getting active playing time this term in the Premier League.

Last season during the transfer window, the France international almost left Chelsea due to lack of games, but he later agreed to remain at the club.

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