By Johnny Edward:
Tremendous Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo made his long-awaited look for on Saturday Chelsea as he captained the membership's second string in Saturday's 1-1 draw in opposition to fourth-tier English Soccer League Two membership Crawley City in a pre-season pleasant on the Checkatrade stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com stories.
The Nigerian worldwide was the one participant who performed the complete sport in entrance of a crowd of three,546.
Chelsea took the lead by Charlie Brown within the 75th minute when he broke by the Crawley City defence earlier than firing previous the goalkeeper.
Joe McNerney levelled for Crawley with a header within the 87th minute to earn his aspect a draw.
In response to John Logan a journalist protecting Chelsea who was on the sport, Omeruo who partnered Michael Hector within the coronary heart of the Chelsea defence was spectacular in his first look for the Blues.
Logan nonetheless doubts if Omeruo, who, has been on mortgage to a number of golf equipment since becoming a member of Chelsea 5 years in the past, has a spot within the Blues squad for the forthcoming season.
"Omeruo was implausible however making the Chelsea squad filled with high quality shall be an enormous name for Antonio Conte to make," Lagan advised Completesportsnigeria.com.
The 23-year-old defender, whose future is but to be determined, has spent the final 5 seasons on a mortgage away from Chelsea since he joined in 2012.
How Chelsea performed:
Chelsea XI: Jamal Blackman (Mitchell Beeney 60); Kenneth Omeruo (c) (Richard Nartey 71), Michael Hector (Ali Suljic 71), Ethan Ampadu (Marc Guehi 60); Josh Grant (Harvey St Clair 71), Ruben Sammut (Conor Gallagher 71), Luke McCormick (Joseph Colley 71), Juan Castillo (Miro Muheim 60); Isaac Christie-Davies (Charlie Brown 71), Ike Ugbo (Martell Taylor-Crossdale 71), Callum Hudson-Odoi (George McEachran 60).
Crawley City X1: Yusuf Mersin, Lewis Younger, Josh Lelan, Mark Connolly, Cedric Evina, Dannie Bulman, Josh Payne,mark Randall, Enzio Boldewijn, Matt Harrold, Jordan Roberts.
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