The Blues played their first game against a real opponent since March.
Pedro scored the game’s only goal in the first half.
N’Golo Kante was among the players who took to the pitch.
On Wednesday, June 10, Chelsea defeated Reading 1-0 in their first friendly ahead of the Premier League restart after the pause caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The match took place at Chelsea’s Cobham training base. As per the Blues’ official website, Pedro scored the game’s only goal in the first half.
The most optimistic bit of news for the Blues is N’Golo Kante’s involvement in the game: the Frenchman took no part in group training with the rest of the squad until this week. However, as per the pictures released by the club’s website, he was already on the pitch on Wednesday.
been reported that this weekend, Chelsea will take on Queens Park Rangers in another friendly as they gear up for the Premier League restart.
On June 21, the Blues will take on Aston Villa away from home. Four days later, the Blues are scheduled to play host to Man City before taking on Leicester City in the FA Cup the following Sunday.