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Chelsea vs Club America result: Mason Mount spectacular late goal gives Blues opening win on USA tour

Chelsea kicked off its three-match U.S. tour with a solid 2-1 victory over Mexican giants Club America in a game that was played in Las Vegas. 

A sensational goal by Mason Mount from outside the box proved to be the winner seven minutes from time. Timo Werner gave Chelsea a lead near the hour mark, but a Reece James back pass that beat his own goalkeeper gifted Club America the momentary equalizer minutes later.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel started an attacking front line comprised of Callum Hudson-Odoi, Kai Havertz, and Hakim Ziyech, but they couldn’t produce a goal although Ziyech was a catalyst throughout. Right wingback Kenedy unleashed a curler and Thiago Silva sent a header on goal, but in both instances the Club America goalkeeper came up with the stop in a scoreless first half.

With a brand new lineup on the field after the break, it was Werner who found the breakthrough…

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