- Pedro’s goal arrived after a great work from youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi on the left flank.
- Former Napoli midfielder Jorginho made his Chelsea debut during the encounter
- The Blues dominated the match with Alvaro Morata and Ross Barkley missing begging chances
Spanish winger Pedro scored the only goal of the game in the 5th minute as Chelsea beat Perth Glory 1-0 at the Optus Stadium to hand Blues' new manager Maurizio Sarri a winning start in charge of the Stamford Bridge landlords.
According to a UK Sun report, Pedro’s goal arrived after a great work from youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi on the left flank.
Chrlsea’s new signing from Napoli, Jorginho was impressive in his first game for the West London side before he was substituted at the end of the first stanza.
The Italian international was coordinating the ball distribution was for the FA Cup champions, as he looks forward to showcase that his £57million move from the Italian topflight was no fluke.
The duo of Alvaro Morata and Ross Barkley missed glaring chances for Chelsea with the former Everton ace hitting the woodwork at the start of the second stanza.
Chelsea were in the driving seat most of the time in Australia, but the quartet of Tammy Abraham, Mario Pasalic and Lucas Piazon failed to convert the numerous opportunities that came their way.
In the closing moments of the game, Chelsea checked the Aussies twice from netting the equaliser.
Glory forward Chris Harold was only inches away with his header on the 85th minute but his effort failed to connect.
In the stoppage also Brendon Santalab struck from 25 yards out but it was wide off the mark.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Chelsea trained in Australia ahead of their pre-season opener as Cesc Fabregas has admitted trying to persuade Eden Hazard to remain at West London.
According to a UK Daily Mail report, the Belgium international has been frequently linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge to Santiago Benabeau during the ongoing summer transfer but his club-mate is pleading to Hazard to rescind his moves and remain at the English topflight.
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