Petr Cech was Arsenal’s hero against former club Chelsea as Unai Emery’s side triumphed 6-5 in a penalty shoot-out after a tremendous 1-1 International Champions Cup draw in Dublin.
Defending World Cup champions Germany failed to advance to the last-16 after succumbing to a 2-0 defeat to South Korea.
Antonio Rudiger’s headed goal earned Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Swansea City on Wednesday, but the margin should have been far greater in a match that also saw Antonio Conte sent to the stands.
Antonio Conte felt Roma showed greater desire as they sank Chelsea 3-0, and he urged the Premier League champions to pull together before Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United.
Antonio Rudiger’s header and Willian’s stunning stoppage-time strike secured Chelsea a place in the EFL Cup quarter-finals as David Unsworth’s first game in temporary charge of Everton ended in a 2-1 defeat.
As German defender Antonio Rudiger becomes Chelsea’s seventh most expensive signing, we look at how the top six have fared.