Bayern Munich beat Chelsea 3-2 in an entertaining Inernational Champions Cup clash in Singapore on Tuesday. The German giants struck three times in the first half four with Rafinha opening the scoring and Thomas Muller grabbing two for himself. Antonio Conte‘s side were stunned but pulled back a goal just before half time with Marcos Alonso hammering home. New $95 million signing Alvaro Morata made his Chelsea debut in the second half but it was Michy Batshuayi who scored his second goal in as many preseason games to make it 3-2. Next up for Chelsea is a game against Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday before they head back to the UK for the Community Shield against Arsenal at Wembley on Aug.
Over the years, Jose Mourinho has shown his resolve to never back down from a feud. The Portuguese manager took on Rafael Benitez, then at Liverpool, in his first stint in English football, dating back to the 2005 Champions League final when Luis Garcia scored the infamous “ghost goal” against Mourinho’s Chelsea. That spat went on for almost a decade, and may even re-ignite this season as Benitez’s Newcastle was promoted to the Premier League. Mourinho has continually clashed with Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger. Last season, there was friction between Mourinho and his successor at Chelsea, Antonio Conte, after the Italian wildly celebrated a 4-0 win over Mourinho’s Manchester United. But now, he may
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has sent Brazilian defender Kenedy home from its Asian tour after he made offensive comments about China on social media. Kenedy and Chelsea previously issued apologies for the comments made ahead of Chelsea's 3-0 friendly win over Arsenal in Beijing on Sunday. The since-deleted messages featured a profanity relating to China and a message mocking a security guard he photographed. The 21-year-old was "strongly reprimanded and disciplined," Chelsea said Sunday. Chelsea is now in Singapore ahead of friendlies against Bayern Munich on Tuesday and Inter Milan on Saturday. Kenedy was sent to Watford on loan last season, where he played just one Premier League game, in part due