Carney Chukwuemeka scored both goals as Chelsea defeated Brighton in a friendly game played behind closed doors on Saturday.

Just over a week after leaving in a £20 million compensation deal, Graham Potter led his team against his former club in a match at Brighton’s Amex Stadium.

Both teams utilised a mix of senior and young players as they adjusted to the Premier League games being postponed due to insufficient police presence following the Queen’s passing last week.

The semi-competitive training match gave players who played RB Salzburg in the middle of the week and are scheduled to join their national team squads some time off.

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For players like Christian Pulisic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Trevoh Chalobah, Armando Broja, Denis Zakaria, and Conor Gallagher, it meant runouts.

Chukwuemeka won the game and took his chances in front of Potter despite not having made his first-team debut since moving in a £20 million deal from Aston Villa.

The next Chelsea game is against Crystal Palace on October 2 at Selhurst Park.

This weekend’s scheduled match against Liverpool has been postponed, and a new date has not yet been set.

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