English pre-season: Chelsea & Newcastle lose; Spurs win

Lokomotiv Moscow 1* – Chelsea 1 (Pens. 5-4) (Russian Railways Cup, August 1, 2008) Michael Essien put Chelsea in front with a brilliant left-footed strike that powered into the Lokomotiv Moscow net just before the thirty minute mark. Ruslan Kambolov struck a free-kick in off the post for the equaliser with six minutes remaining. Chelsea lost another penalty shoot-out in Moscow, Bridge and Shevchenko missed their spot-kicks to set up a wooden spoon clash with AC Milan.

Celtic 0 – Tottenham 2 (Feyenoord Jubilee Tournament, August 1, 2008) In-form Darren Bent got the first for Spurs just before the half-hour capitalising on a shocking backpass from Harper. David Bentley got the second with ten minutes to go following good work from Bale.

Newcastle United 0 – Hertha Berlin 1 (Friendly, August 1, 2008) Maximuliam Nicu headed the only goal after fine play from Lennart Haartman

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