Tottenham forward Heung-min is likely to be out for some time with a thigh injury, according to Mourinho. The South Korea international was replaced at halftime 1-1 Premier League Sunday draw with Newcastle United at the Stadium Tottenham Hotspur.
Son, who twice hit the woodwork in the first after half of Lucas Moura opened the scoring, was replaced by Steven Bergwijn for the second period, with the match ending in a controversial manner when Callum Wilson equalized with a penalty 97th minute after Eric Dier was punished for handball through a check VAR. Head coach Mourinho, who walked down the tunnel after Wilson scored from the point, injury reporters later said of the Son is not insignificant. three competitions. Chelsea meet in the Carabao Cup last-16 on Tuesday, just two days before receiving Maccabi Haifa in their Europa League play-off.
Spurs end the week with a visit to Mourinho’s old club Manchester United on October 4, and Portuguese accessory suggested schedule to take – one that considers very unfair – is likely to lead to more injuries.
North London club have already played five games in 15 days so far this season, and it would have been six if they had not received a bye in the Carabao Cup after Leyton Orient were forced to postpone their shock third round Tuesday as a Covid-19 outbreak among its workforce.