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Tuchel said that Jorginho, Kovacic and Kante will not play with Zenit

S.-PETERSBURG, December 7, Sergey Yaremenko. Midfielders of the English “Chelsea “Jorginho, N'Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic will not play in the Champions League match against Zenit St. Petersburg,” said head coach Thomas Tuchel. The Petersburgers scored four points in five games and secured themselves the third place and advance to the Europa League playoffs ahead of schedule. The Londoners have 12 points and are leading the group. “Jorginho and Kovacic will not play tomorrow. I haven’t decided on the squad yet – there is still a training session. Some of the players were under a lot of pressure, especially on the central defenders and midfielders. This led to injuries. We also look forward to Kante's return. We will need to rest some of the players we need for Saturday's game against Leeds, Tuchel said at a press conference. Chelsea head coach said Kovacic tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. “Kovacic has already trained, but his coronavirus test tested positive today. Therefore, we will have to wait for him some more time, “Tuchel said.” It does not matter what status Zenit has. Tomorrow we will play at full strength, “the coach added.


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