A fine first-half goal from Loic Remy was enough to secure a 1-0 win for Chelsea in their postseason friendly against Sydney FC in Australia on Tuesday.
Kicking off in chilly conditions in Sydney, it took just six minutes for Diego Costa to make an impact. The Spain international embarked on a run down the left, skipping past several defenders, and looked to have nutmegged Vedran Janjetovic, only for the goalkeeper to keep his effort out.
The ensuing 20 minutes failed to live up to the lively start,...
SYDNEY -- A cool first half strike from Harry Kane led Tottenham Hotspur to a 1-0 friendly win over Sydney FC on Saturday night.
The match began with something of a false start after the first stoppage of play revealed that many of the backup balls on the touchlines were not inflated properly. However, once play got back underway, the impressive crowd of 71,549 fans were treated to an entertaining and open first-half at Stadium Australia.
Kane, Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela all blazed reasonable...