Bizarre own goal steals show as Inter Milan beat Chelsea

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The own goal also led to many Chelsea fans jokingly pleading with the club to sign up Kondogbia after his remarkable mishap.

The Spaniard, whose goals-per-minute rate was only bettered by Lionel Messi in La Liga last season, was limited to working the channels and offering an outlet down the line for Alonso.

Batshuayi wasn't able to offer that incision either.

With time fast running out, Michy Batshuayi thought he had restored parity for Chelsea but his goal was disallowed for offside.

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. Without Costa, Chelsea looked to be missing a cutting edge against Inter Milan and the manager will need to find a way to maximise the threat of Morata, who was too often on the fringes in Singapore.

Chelsea's next game is the Community Shield against London rivals Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, August 6.

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The Croatian starts on the left side of the Inter Milan attack today with Antonio Candreva playing on the other side.

Substitute Joao Mario could have made it three on the hour when Perisic unselfishly teed him up, but Courtois saved with his legs before Kondogbia's memorable impact. "We are improving day by day and we want to continue this going into the new season", Inter captain Miranda said. United supporters will hope so.

Goals from Stevan Jovetic and Ivan Perisic had put Inter into a commanding lead before a freaky Geoffrey Kondogbia own goal gave Chelsea hope of a recovery, and Spalletti believes his players need to focus on keeping intensity levels high.

But the easy afternoon would take a turn for the worst for the France worldwide when he attempted to stroke the ball back to goalkeeper Daniele Padelli from around 40 yards off his own line.

One of the most outrageous own goals ever scored was not enough to prevent Chelsea ending their pre-season tour with another defeat.