Courtois fine for Atletico game despite injury scare

first_imgEmbed from Getty ImagesBoss Antonio Conte says goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will be fit for Chelsea’s Champions League game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday despite needing treatment after a nasty fall during the 4-0 win over Stoke.Courtois came to claim a corner but collided with Gary Cahill when in mid air and landed awkwardly.AdChoices广告But the Belgian did not suffer concussion and was able to carry on.Conte was about to bring on Cesc Fabregas at the time and waited for confirmation Courtois was OK before making the change.“I spoke with the doctor and I asked if Thibaut was OK and the answer was positive. He said you can make another substitution,” the Italian explained.“The player is OK to play the next game at Atletico Madrid.” See also:Morata scores hat-trick as Chelsea thrash StokeHughes insists Alonso should have been sent offAlonso substitution was tactical, says ConteFive Chelsea players in England’s Under-17 World Cup squadConte: It’s the right moment for HazardStoke v Chelsea player ratingsCosta completes move back to Atletico Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Toronto defender Mazins will no longer play in the Columbus series…

first_imgIn a game last night, Jake Mazin collided with a Columbus hockey player and failed unsuccessfully, leaving the match at the end of the third period when he was taken off the field with the help of medical staff. According to the Toronto team, Mazin was taken to the hospital after the game because, according to TSN, he did not feel his feet.Fortunately, Mazins recovered quickly at the hospital and was able to leave. “Maple Leafs” has confirmed that Mazins will no longer participate in the series against the “Blue Jackets” team represented by Latvian goalkeeper Elvis Merzlikkin and Matiss Kivleniek. He will be quarantined with the rest of the team at a Toronto hotel and hopes to return to the team later.The series between the Columbus and Toronto teams is a 1-1 draw, the series will lead to three victories.Mazins is an important player in the Toronto defensive line. In the regular season, he was the third most productive defender in the team, scoring 23 points (6 + 17) in 53 games. He spent an average of 21:35 minutes on the court, which was the third largest playing time for the team.Resources used:…last_img read more