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Sports News of Sunday, 2 August 2020


Lampard rules Pulisic, Azpilicueta out of Chelsea's Bayern clash

Chelsea's manager, Frank Lampard has ruled Christian Pulisic and Cesar Azpilicueta out of their Champions League match against Bayern Munichdue to hamstring injuries.

Defender Azpilicueta and forward Pulisic limped off during Chelsea's 2-1 defeat by Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Chelsea will visit German champions Bayern Munich on Aug. 8, trailing 3-0 from the first leg of their last-16 tie.

"I don't know the full extent of the injuries," Lampard told reporters. "But I know the hamstrings with Azpi and Christian - they have to be scanned and assessed over the next few days.

"They clearly won't be fit for next week."

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