Tuesday, 25 July 2017


Huge cash signing Alvaro Morata got a help on his introduction for Premier League champions Chelsea on Tuesday yet was upstaged by two-objective Thomas Mueller as Bayern Munich won 3-2 in Singapore.

The Spanish universal striker sign for Chelsea from Real Madrid in an arrangement answered to be worth up to 80 million euros ($92m) a week ago, and moved off the seat with around 30 minutes staying of the presentation coordinate.

Morata made his stamp before long, flicking on a corner for Michy Batshuayi to complete and guarantee a tight complete to a pre-season inviting that saw the two sides near full quality.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, whose side safeguarded inadequately in falling behind 3-0, applauded Morata's "extraordinary will to battle" however said it was too soon to judge his execution.

"He is a decent purchase – yet it's entitlement to give him the correct time to adjust to our strategy, our concept of football," Conte said.

It was German universal Mueller, whose future has been reputed to be in question after Bayern's credit marking of James Rodriguez, who was the exceptional player on the night.

Playing before a horde of more than 48 000, it took Bundesliga champions Bayern only six minutes to score with Brazilian safeguard Rafinha rattling a 25-yard drive past Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who ought to have improved.

Bayern struck again six minutes after the fact and this time the on-shape winger Franck Ribery selected the unmarked Mueller with a deft chipped cross, and the forward volleyed home in gymnastic form.

With Chelsea attempting to discover their mood and all adrift at the back, a snapshot of splendor from Mueller saw the Germans broaden their lead, as he twisted a shot past Courtois in the wake of surging through the middle for 3-0.

Chelsea's reaction came in first-half stoppage time as a Victor Moses cross discovered Marcos Alonso, and the safeguard bored past Bayern goalkeeper Tom Starke.

Bayern mentor Carlo Ancelotti demands Mueller is going no place.

"Thomas is essential since he is a wise player and can observe space, to be prepared," said Ancelotti.

"He was great additionally a year ago, he didn't score a considerable measure of objectives however his position on the pitch was constantly great. At this time, he is more productive near the Goal and this is imperative

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