Mauricio Pochettino says the extent of the damage suffered by Carney Chukwuemeka towards West Ham United is not going to be identified till he’s assessed tomorrow.
The 19-year-old began on the London Stadium and introduced us degree within the twenty eighth minute with an excellently taken purpose; Chukwuemeka shifted the ball past Tomas Soucek within the penalty field and whipped a shot into the far nook.
It was a strike worthy of Chukwuemeka’s first-half efficiency. Sadly, simply earlier than the interval, he dropped to the turf, held his knee, and wanted to get replaced. That the midfielder was unable to go away the pitch unaided was trigger for concern.
‘We have to assess him tomorrow,’ stated Pochettino after our disappointing 3-1 defeat. ‘There shall be an evaluation tomorrow with the physician. We hope it is not an enormous difficulty, however we have to wait.’
Mykhailo Mudryk was launched for Chukwuemeka on the break and Pochettino tweaked his aspect’s set-up. It wasn’t a call that paid off regardless of the very fact we managed a lot of the second interval.
‘We modified Carney for Mudryk, however we began the second half late after which we conceded the second purpose. That helped West Ham to actually imagine within the end result.
‘For us, we rushed conditions. We should be affected person and open higher the pitch. However once we see the info, within the final third, we had 50 entrances which is wonderful. However we weren’t scientific sufficient to attain, for various causes.’