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Football: Chelsea suffer double injury blow

Published on Apr 23, 2014 6:28 AM
 

MADRID (AFP) - Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the season, delivering a huge blow to Chelsea's Premier League and Champions League title winning aspirations after he was injured during his club's 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first-leg match on Tuesday.

In a double injury blow it was also revealed by Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho that captain John Terry will miss the rest of the Premier League season because of a foot injury he suffered in the second-half of the match.

Unlike Cech, though, he could be fit were Chelsea to reach the Champions League final on May 24.

Cech, 31, landed awkwardly when he clashed with Raul Garcia when defending an Atletico corner in the 17th minute.

 
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