Maurizio Sarri fears Chelsea injuries due to poor Dynamo Kiev pitch

Will Liverpool be able to manage their fixture workload

Will Liverpool be able to manage their fixture workload

Chelsea will take on Dynamo Kyiv in the second leg of the Europa League round of 16 tie, and will be fairly confident of progressing into the next round.

The Blues have all but qualified for the quarter-finals, after they won the first leg 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Club officials are annoyed that the governing body is strict about the administration that surrounds such fixtures and yet allows a game to go ahead when it could be unsafe for the players.

Sarri said: "It's a disaster".

Sarri also criticised the governing body for being extremely officious on bureaucratic matters but more lax when it comes to player safety on poor pitches. It's really unsafe to play any football here in this moment, and I think it's really very risky for injuries.

'There isn't another solution, but I can not understand why Uefa are so, so [concerned] about having to present the player list at a certain minute, but then we have to play on such a bad pitch.

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"I'm very pleased with all of the goals I scored and the assist I give to Callum, we gave a great team performance today", he told BT Sport after the match. I played here two years ago [with Napoli] and the pitch was wonderful.

He picked Kante as the quietest Blues player, saying: "It is N'Golo a lot of the time but he can be loud as well when you get him to talk".

Midfielder Willian added: 'It will be hard to play our football, but we have to do our best.

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