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Chelsea facing striker crisis with Lukaku, Werner injured

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After Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner both went off injured against Malmo on Wednesday night, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is facing a striking dilemma.

Jorginho (2), Andreas Christensen, and Kai Havertz scored for the Blues in the Champions League match, which they won 4-0.

The knocks taken by their main frontmen, though, overshadowed their resounding triumph.

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Lukaku was taken off in the 20th minute with a feared ankle injury after collapsing under a tackle inside the box.

Werner quickly followed him off the bench, complaining of a hamstring injury.

Tuchel will be hoping that either or both strikers are fit for this weekend’s Premier League game against bottom team Norwich City.

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