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Chelsea ends Japan tour with a win over Barcelona

Europa League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 23/07/2019

Chelsea ended their pre-season tour in Japan with a 2-1 win over Barcelona in Saitama.

Frank Lampard’s men gave an impressive display in an intriguing clash against Barcelona, with Chelsea senior boys having more minutes to prepare for the upcoming Premier League season in few weeks time.

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham broke the deadlock in the 34th minute with Jorginho applying pressure on Sergio Busquet who made mistake from close range.

With 10 minutes from time, Ross Barkley doubled the lead for Barkley with a left-footed drive from the edge of the box.

Ivan Rakitic pulled a goal back for Barcelona in injury-time but the Blues held on to claim the win and end the trip on a high.
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