Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic has only just returned to the field again recently after testing positive for Covid-19 and missing the start of the season.
However, he was back with his national side this last couple of weeks and got his first appearance over the weekend. He was then deemed fit enough to start the match for the USA vs Honduras last night, in which he helped inspire a comeback to win 4-1 after being 1-0 down.
Unfortunately though, Pulisic’s evening only lasted 60 minutes and he ‘limped off’ the pitch after knocking knees with an opponent, according to NBC Sports below..
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Just your standard abysmal and baffling 1st half turned into a W by an 18-year-old in his 1st #USMNT cap | Three things we learned as Ricardo Pepi played a role in four 2nd-half goals in a must-have win in Honduras (And uh oh, Pulisic limped off) https://t.co/Dg0sDgFlWi
— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) September 9, 2021
It’s never very reassuring to hear Pulisic leaving the field early, especially with his injury history.
However, the early signs are that it is just a knock, but Blues fans will have to wait patiently to see if he is OK for this weekends match against Aston Villa in the Premier League.