FAQ: Why Is Pulisic Not Starting Today?

The 23-year-old forward suffered a sprained ankle in the early September qualifiers against Honduras and hasn’t featured for his club since. As a result, Pulisic is set to miss out on Chelsea’s midweek Champions League clash with Juventus.

Why did Pulisic not play today?

A COVID-19 diagnosis kept him from building on a goalscoring start to the Premier League season against Crystal Palace before an ankle injury sustained in a World Cup qualifier against Honduras where he was the subject of robust defensive treatment set him back further.

What happened today Pulisic?

Christian Pulisic will be out for around 10 days after sustaining an ankle injury on USMNT duty, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed. The 22-year-old picked up an ankle problem whilst playing for the USMNT in midweek against Honduras. However the severity of the injury has now be learned.

Is Pulisic injured?

The 23-year-old has been sidelined in recent games due to an ankle problem sustained on international duty with USMNT. Pulisic came back to Chelsea on crutches and has been recovering on the treatment table before returning to individual training.

Did Pulisic train today?

The boss revealed that Pulisic did not train with the squad today but did explain how next few days of work look like for French midfielder Kante. ‘Christian did not train with us today,’ Tuchel revealed at his pre-match press conference.

What’s wrong with Pulisic?

Christian Pulisic is still out with an ankle injury, as Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed the USMNT star is unavailable. Pulisic, 23, suffered an ankle injury in the USMNT’s 4-1 win at Honduras on Sept. 9 and has been out since. 3

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