Ben Chilwell might not be available for England ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup after sustaining a hamstring injury in the Champions League against RB Salzburg on November 2, 2022.
The defender was removed in stoppage time after clutching his back leg and he was visibly upset as he was helped out by medical staffs.
Due to the injury, he was unable to continue the match against RB Salzburg, which Chelsea won by two goals to one.
Chilwell is now Chelsea’s fourth defender to suffer from injury, and he is likely to miss the Arsenal encounter on November 6, 2022.
Gareth Southgate, the manager of England, will undoubtedly be worried about how to choose his team’s players for the World Cup in Qatar.
Due to injuries, Kylie Walker of Manchester City and Reece James of Chelsea are likely to miss the competition. Manchester City’s Kalvin Phillips will also miss the World Cup.
Ben Chilwell Injury History
In the 2021/22 season, Chilwell was out for 178 days, and Chelsea had to use Marcos Alonso within those days. The defender missed 43 matches before returning to on-field action this season.
In the 2020–21 season, he was quarantined and was out for six days. In the same season, he had a foot injury and was out for 77 days, missing four matches.
In the 2019–20 season, Ben Chilwell had three different injuries and was out for 88 days. The defender missed four matches while he was still at Leicester City.
In the 2018-19 season, he had a bruise and a knee injury and hasn’t taken part in any football action for 25 days.
Ben Chilwell was out for 128 days from 2016 to 2018. The left back missed 14 matches.
Chilwell Stats This Season
The English international has played 14 matches for Chelsea in all competitions so far this season. Chilwell has only scored one goal this season, which came against West Ham.
The defender received two assists and a yellow card. He has played a total of 846 minutes.
Ben Chilwell Age
The talented defender was born on December 21, 1996 and his currently 25 years old. He was born in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire in England.
England World Cup Matches With The Date And Time
England will kick-off its World Cup campaign against Iran on November 21, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Khalifa International Stadium. The English team has a 70% probability of winning the match.
The second match will be against the United States of America on November 25, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. at Al Bayt Stadium. The USA have a lot of talented players but are not capable of causing any upsets.
The last England group match comes against Wales on November 29, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. at Al Rayyan Stadium. Wales doesn’t possess enough quality players to defeat England.
England are currently on top of Group B and are favorites to qualify for the knockout stage of the World Cup. They have a lot of players at their disposal, and injuries will not be a limitation for their success.