Chelsea’s win over 1-0 Tottenham was soured by a ‘worrying’ injury to defender Thiago Silva.

Silva has been excellent for Chelsea since making the move from Paris Saint Germain.

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He has marshalled the Blues’ defence superbly, but he was forced off after 36 minutes of the 1-0 win over Spurs in the Premier League on Thursday.

Silva stretched to make a clearance, and remained on the ground in pain.

He received treatment, but was ushered off the pitch to be replaced by Andreas Christensen.

"I saw Thiago with a big strap around his muscle but we have to wait,” Tuchel said. “It's worrying because it's a muscle injury."

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Tuchel was pleased with the win, but wants to see his players show a killer instinct in front of goal.

“Every experience we make is a step forward if we are open to learn from it,” Tuchel told BT Sport. “There are many ways in football to have a good performance.

We want a bit more killer instinct, and a bit more aggression in the box, as it would have been nice to decide the game earlier.

“There were chances when we lacked a bit of determination in the box. But it is good to have things to improve and it is a big win in an away game.”

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