Kovasic, Kante could have played in the FA Cup final

FA Cup Final: Chelsea’s Kovacic, Kante can play in FA Cup Final: Chelsea midfielders Mateo Kovasic and N’Golo Kante could play in the FA Cup final against Liverpool on Saturday because manager Thomas Tuchel said it was time to take a risk. Follow the FA Cup Final Update on InsideSport.IN

Kovacic, who recently returned from injury, was on the verge of receiving a reckless tackle from Leeds United winger Dan James, who was shown a straight red card for his 3-0 Premier League challenge on Eland Road on Wednesday.

FA Cup Final: Chelsea have given a major boost ahead of the FA Cup final against Liverpool, with midfielders N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic likely to be found.

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Tuchel said Kovacic did not have a new ankle injury but was in excruciating pain, while Kante is expected to practice after Friday after missing their last three matches due to an unspecified injury.

“We will try it (training) today. Mate wants to try it, too. “ Tuchel told reporters Friday. “The medical department has given the green light to try it.

FA Cup Final: Kovacic, Kante could play in the FA Cup Final
FA Cup Final: Kovacic, Kante could play in the FA Cup Final

“The advantage is that the ligament is torn from the last incident anyway, so there is no new injury but there is severe pain and it (the ankle) is very swollen.

“We hope maybe he has enough time to make it, but we will try to train and learn more about it … unfortunately he got this injury before the FA Cup final because he was great in the match against Liverpool.”

Asked about Kant’s availability, Tuchel said: “She’s trying too. He tried to train the team yesterday and trained more or less everything.

“It was a short training session due to long travel and travel fatigue. We will try with him today. He is keen to do it (in the game) and hopefully he will make it 100% trained so that we can plan with him for tomorrow.

FA Cup Final: Chelsea have given a major boost ahead of the FA Cup final against Liverpool, with midfielders N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic likely to be found.

“It’s going to be very important for us and it’s a moment of risk.”

Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ben Chillwell are sidelined due to injuries and will miss Saturday’s game at Wembley.

Tuchel, whose team is third in the league, says Chelsea want to give one “Tough fight” Near Liverpool, who are on track to win four trophies this season.

“You have to have a spot in these matches, these are very close matches lately… it will be on the margins and in detail. We are facing one of the best coaches and teams in the world. We are ready to fight. “

FA Cup Final: Chelsea have given a major boost ahead of the FA Cup final against Liverpool, with midfielders N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic likely to be found.

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