Thomas Tuchel was dealt an enormous blow in his first London derby as Chelsea boss after watching Thiago Silva limp off towards Tottenham Hotspur.
The previous Paris Saint-Germain captain has been a revelation for the Blues since arriving in west London on a free in the summertime.
Nevertheless, new boss Tuchel can be sweating on the health of the 36-year-old after he pulled up with with gave the impression to be a hamstring damage within the first half.
Silva displayed super athleticism and ability to intercept a by ball supposed for the damaging Heung-min Son, leaping into the air to divert the ball away.
However the veteran centre-half lay on the sodden turf in clear discomfort after making the clearance and shortly gestured to the bench he was unable to proceed.
Tuchel had no selection however to make an enforced change, with Andreas Christensen introduced on to switch the Brazilian as he hobbled down the tunnel.
Silva’s departure ruined what was in any other case trying like a improbable begin for Chelsea towards bitter rivals Spurs, with Jorginho giving the guests the lead from the spot.
Eric Dier was the responsible perpetrator as he introduced down Timo Werner within the field with a slipshod problem, leaving Jorginho with the easy job of slotting previous Hugo Lloris.