Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Chelsea
beat Atus Ferlach 8-0 in a friendly
behind closed doors in Austria on
Thursday.
The match against the local side was not
promoted but saw the Premier League
cruise to victory before their preseason
campaign shifts to the United States.
Loic Remy recorded a hat trick while new
signing Batshuayi scored his first goals
in a Chelsea shirt. Pedroa also added a
brace and John Obi Mikel scored the
Blues’ other goal.
Salomon Rondon and Callum
McManaman scored as West Brom beat
Vitesse Arnhem in a friendly in the
Netherlands.
Rondon unleashed a 25-yard effort in the
26th minute that touched the crossbar on
the way in, but the hosts were able to
equlise when Nathan de Souza tapped in
a rebound early in the second half.
McManaman found the winner on 70
minutes with a strong shot inside the
right post.
The Baggies on Saturday will play PSV ,
who cruised to a 3-0 win over Porto ,
with Davy Proepper and Rai Vloet
scoring either side of a Felipe own goal.
In Uruguay, Celta Vigo defeated La Liga
rivals Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 with
goals from Iago Aspas and Nemanja
Radoja.
Also on Thursday, some Serie A sides
cruised to leisurely wins. Newly
promoted Crotone had the biggest
scoreline at 16-0 over Real
Roccabernarda, with five goals coming
from Raffaele Palladino.
Torino were close behind with an 11-0
win over Casatese Rogoredo as Andrea
Belotti scored a hat trick, while Sassuolo
beat Castelvetro 8-0.
Atalanta squeaked out a 1-0 win over
Giana Erminio, while French club Lille
also won 1-0 over Waasland-Beveren .

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