Barcelona take on Chelsea in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday.

It has been a mixed tour of Asia for Frank Lampard and the Blues, as they have won one, lost one and drawn once.

However, the match will be Barca’s first runabout of pre-season, with a number of their B team players called up into the travelling squad.

Ernesto Valverde has given extended leave to the likes of Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez.

Kick off is 11:30am West African time.

Chelsea XI to face Barcelona: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Luiz, Emerson, Jorginho, Kovacic, Pedro, Mount, Pulisic, Abraham

Barcelona XI to play Chelsea: Ter Stegen, Pique, Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Roberto, S. Busquets, Riqui Puig, Collado, O. Busquets, Dembele, Griezmann

Tuesday, July 23
First half: Tammy Abraham gives the Blues a 1-0 lead at the break.

Half time.

Second half: Ross Barkley made it 2-0, before Ivan Rakitic pulled one back.

Full time: Chelsea have defeated Barcelona 2-1.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here