Timo Werner scored his first purpose for Chelsea simply 4 minutes into his debut for the membership on Saturday afternoon.
The Blues have been finally held to a 1-1 draw at Brighton although, with Hakim Ziyech being substitued because of an harm fear.
Frank Lampard’s facet took management of their opening pre-season recreation proper from kick-off.
Reece James fired simply large within the first 30 seconds, a warning the Seagulls didn’t heed.
Three minutes later, Werner’s fellow beginner Hakim Ziyech performed a formidable move forwards to Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Hudson-Odoi scuffed a headed effort, which noticed the ball fall into the trail of the oncoming German striker.
Werner fortunately tapped house from six yards to safe the right begin to his Chelsea profession.
Werner sealed a £48million change to Stamford Bridge facet from RB Leipzig in June, not lengthy after the membership finalised a £33m transfer for Ziyech.
Early within the second half although, Ziyech mishit a free kick and appeared to select up an harm within the course of.
The difficulty regarded comparatively minor, however he determined to take a seat down and seek the advice of with the Blues’ medical workers.
He left the sector following a fast dialog and was changed by Conor Gallagher.
Chelsea followers will little doubt be hoping the harm just isn’t too severe and this was merely a case of ‘higher protected than sorry’.
The equaliser got here late on as Brighton have been awarded their second penalty of the sport.
Willy Caballero saved from Neal Maupay earlier within the second half, however couldn’t preserve out Pascal Gross and so the sport ended 1-1.