Chelsea Won Rakuten Cup 2 vs 1 against Barcelona
Breeze in the air, new season vibes as Barcelona lost their first pre-season match against English Premier League giants Chelsea 2-1 in Japan.
Despite the absence of Lionel Messi and other Americans who are still on break after Copa America Only Goals from Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley gave the Blues the deserved win over the Blaugrana before Ivan Rakitic scored a consolation very late in the game.
Barcelona new signing, Antoine Griezmann reacted after the game and he revealed that he is ready to play in any position for the Catalans after making his debut for the team. The signing from Atletico Madrid made his first appearance in Barcelona’s 2-1 defeat against Chelsea in Japan
“I am doing well”, Griezmann said after the game. “I have hunger to play more and keep learning. “I can play in any position up front.
“I don’t mind my position so long as I’m on the pitch. “I’d rather be on the pitch than on the bench. “I have to learn and make movements to help my teammates”.
As we await the upcoming season and the returning of the south Americans Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Arthur Melo, Vidal etc, currently on break after the Copa America tournament.
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