Chelsea vs Bayern Munich: Lineups - Live Commentary and Updates, Pre-Season Friendly (Singapore)

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 25, 2017 19:05 IST

Chelsea 2-3 Bayern Munich


19:05 (IST)25 JUL 2017

This is Harsh, signing off for now. 


19:04 (IST)25 JUL 2017

It is all over in Singapore folks and Chelsea could not quite complete the Great Escape after trailing Bayern 3-0 at one point. However, goals from Alonso, just before half-time, and Batshuayi were not enough and the Germans held on for a deserved win.

19:01 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Full Time: Chelsea 2-3 Bayern Munich

It was a terrible start to the game by Chelsea, but they made up for it with a very good second half performance. 

19:00 (IST)25 JUL 2017

90+4' It is all happening in Singapore. The ball went out of play but the referee simply played on. Conte does not look happy

18:58 (IST)25 JUL 2017

90+3' A foul on Morata, referee does not think so. 

18:56 (IST)25 JUL 2017

90' Four minutes added on. Bayern are now trying to hang on after having lead 3-0 at one stage.

18:53 (IST)25 JUL 2017

88' Can Chelsea score one more goal and take it to penalities? 

18:52 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Fabregas swung the corner in, Morata flicked on at the near post and Batshuayi was left with a simple finish from 3-yeards out. He is then replaced by Baker. Mario Pasalic comes on for Fabregas

Chelsea 2-3 Bayern 

18:50 (IST)25 JUL 2017

85' Goallllll Michy

18:50 (IST)25 JUL 2017

84' Eduardo does well to deny Coman

18:49 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Chelsea ready to make more changes. Less than 6 minutes to go here

18:47 (IST)25 JUL 2017

82' Tomori arrives at the far post and heads just wide from a Moses delivery. Chelsea have not given up yet.

18:47 (IST)25 JUL 2017

80' Bayern now take off Ribery, who has been outstanding today, with Wintzheimer coming on in his place.

18:44 (IST)25 JUL 2017

77' Sanches then takes a shot at the goal, which was inches from the target

18:43 (IST)25 JUL 2017

75' It was a ambitious effort from Michy who shot the ball from 25-yards out. It was well wide off the right post

18:41 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Two more changes for Chelsea.

Fikayo Tomori replaces Alonso and Eduardo comes on for Courtois

18:40 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Before the break, Alonso gets a yellow for a blatant pull back on Coman.

18:39 (IST)25 JUL 2017

73' Time for the second water break

18:38 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Then, the ball falls nicely to Luiz some 25 yards out and the defender's deflected effort beats Fruchtl, only to strike the outside of the right-hand post.

18:38 (IST)25 JUL 2017

72' Chelsea have finally woken up. They are looking sharp now.First, Batshuayi chests it into the path of Willian, but the Brazilian fires over.

18:36 (IST)25 JUL 2017

That was a very great chance for the Blues. The ball bounced across the face of goal but as it arrived at the feet of Batshuayi he couldn't get the shot away.

18:35 (IST)25 JUL 2017

70' Amazing ball control by Ribery and a brilliant save by Courtois, the Belgian reacting quickly to get down and save from Rodriguez. Resulted in a corner and Chelsea are on a counter

18:33 (IST)25 JUL 2017

66' Bayern are on the counter. Ribery passes it to James, who shoots just wide off the post 

18:31 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Morata has taken up a position on the left of the front three with Batshuayi still operating through the middle.

18:31 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Bayern have introduced both Pantovic and Gotze

18:29 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Luiz replaces Christensen and Morata comes on for Boga.

18:28 (IST)25 JUL 2017

62' Bayern are not letting the energy level drop. Sanches shoots one wide over the post.

Time for substituion for both the clubs

18:26 (IST)25 JUL 2017

59' It was a great challenge by Cahill who gets a last-ditch block in on Rodriguez. 

18:25 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Morata and David Luiz are preparing to come on

18:24 (IST)25 JUL 2017

58' Fabregas attempts to pick out Alonso but Rafinha heads back into the arms of Starke. It was a very good chance for Chelsea but noting comes off it. 

18:23 (IST)25 JUL 2017

57' Friedl gets free down the left and delivers a beautiful cross that James heads inches past the left-hand post. 

18:22 (IST)25 JUL 2017

56' Coman tees up Ribery but the Frenchman steers is volley well over the bar. Alonso was beaten easily here.

18:20 (IST)25 JUL 2017

55' Possession Stats

Chelsea 32-68 Bayern

18:18 (IST)25 JUL 2017

52' It is a slow start to the second half but Chelsea are playing much better this time

18:16 (IST)25 JUL 2017

50' A good tackel by James on Willian. Looked as if Willian was injured, but he is back up and the game is underway

18:14 (IST)25 JUL 2017

48' It looks like Conte has made a few tweaks at the break, with Chelsea playing more with a back five now

18:11 (IST)25 JUL 2017

 Coman comes on for Lewandowski amd Fruchtl comes on for Starke

No changes for Chelsea. 

18:09 (IST)25 JUL 2017

We are back for the 2nd half. Substitutions coming up 

17:55 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Half time: Chelsea 1-3 Bayern Munich

17:54 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Chelsea pull one back right on half-time. Moses supplied the cross and Alonso finished well.

Chelsea 1-3 Bayern Munich

17:53 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Goalllll. Alonso scores

17:52 (IST)25 JUL 2017

45+1' Bayern force a corner as the half draws to a close. Courtois is under pressure, punches clear and Chelsea look to break

17:51 (IST)25 JUL 2017

45' The fourth official indicates we will have an extra three minutes to play at the end of the first period.

17:51 (IST)25 JUL 2017

Martinez clears Christians head, then Cahill inches it just wide off the post

17:50 (IST)25 JUL 2017

42' Batshuayi is denied by a brilliant save by Starke. It is a Willian corner. Nothing comes off it. Denied twice. First Christian, then Cahill.

17:48 (IST)25 JUL 2017

41' Chelsea were playing well. It was a decent build-up play by the Blues and as it's worked out to Alonso, he cuts inside and blasts over the bar.

17:45 (IST)25 JUL 2017

39' Looks like Chelsea are playing more direct now, certainly since Conte had some words with his players in that recent water break.

17:42 (IST)25 JUL 2017

36' Renato fouls Boga in a decent position. Chelsea free kick. Willian to take it but fails to break the wall

17:41 (IST)25 JUL 2017

35' Possession stats 
Chelsea 38-62 Bayern Munich

17:38 (IST)25 JUL 2017

32' A good long pass by Fabregas to find Boga. But Tom Starke raced off his line to save the ball
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