Chelsea put a troubled pre-season behind them to start their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Everton on Saturday thanks to Jorginho's penalty
Chelsea aim to put a turbulent past couple of months behind them by winning the Club World Cup final against Palmeiras on Saturday, the start of a season-defining period for the European champions
Chelsea escaped with all three points from their Premier League clash against Leeds United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, with midfielder Jorginho scoring the winner in stoppage time from the penalty spot.
Jorginho missed Chelsea's Champions League draw at Zenit Saint Petersburg on Wednesday because of the ongoing back problem. But, with Chelsea ravaged by injuries in midfield, Blues boss Tuchel revealed the Italy star is willing to put his body on the line when Leeds visit Stamford Bridge.
Premier League: Thomas Tuchel admitted Chelsea paid the price for too many "individual mistakes" as Arthur Masuaku's fortuitous late winner gave West Ham United a shock 3-2 victory on Saturday.
Premier League: Chelsea midfielder Jorginho rescued a 1-1 draw against Manchester United as the Italian's penalty atoned for the blunder that allowed Jadon Sancho to put the visitors in front on Sunday.
Harry Kane scored a first half hat-trick as England romped towards the 2022 World Cup with a 5-0 thrashing of Albania, but Italy still have work to do to reach Qatar after a 1-1 draw with Switzerland.
Six-time winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time victor, were among the 30 names revealed for the Ballon d'Or award.
Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho was named UEFA men's player of the year at a ceremony in Istanbul on Thursday.
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante and Jorginho alongside Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne have been shortlisted for UEFA men's Player of the Year award.