Chelsea Crash to First Pre-Season Defeat at Werder Bremen

Didier Drogba's return ended in a tame defeat at the Weserstadion as Chelsea lost 3-0 to Werder Bremen.

updated: August 04, 2014 09:42 IST
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Didier Drogba in action during the pre-season match between SV Werder Bremen and FC Chelsea in Bremen.

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Bremen: Chelsea slumped to their first pre-season defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 3-0 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Ivory Coast legend Drogba made his first appearance for Chelsea since scoring the penalty that won the 2012 Champions League in Munich when he came on as a second-half substitute for summer signing Diego Costa.

However, Jose Mourinho's side were already 2-0 down at that point and Drogba's return ended in a tame defeat at the Weserstadion.

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