Chelsea drew 1-1 towards Borussia Dortmund final evening within the USA as each side concluded their pre-season marketing campaign forward of the brand new season beginning.
Chelsea’s new marketing campaign begins subsequent weekend towards very robust opposition within the form of Liverpool. However they’ve ready very properly with an excellent pre-season, going unbeaten in all 5 video games. There’s a probability that there may be one final sport performed behind closed doorways earlier than the Liverpool sport, however Mauricio Pochettino has dropped an enormous trace on what his beginning Xl may very well be vs Jurgen Klopp’s facet.
It appears like the road up he began towards Dortmund with, may just about be the identical one he begins towards Liverpool, judging by his post-match feedback on the gamers he picked not less than.
On his beginning XI vs Dortmund, Pochettino mentioned: “This was about giving 90 minutes to the staff in my head that I plan to play as a result of the season is simply 10 days away.”
That’s very fascinating, and it was in all probability his strongest Xl that he had obtainable final evening. So we’ll see what the staff appears like subsequent weekend.