Here are the highlights for the Chelsea vs. Wycombe pre-season friendly, courtesy of our good friends over at Chelsea Offside. Yossi Benayoun, Fernando Torres and Slobodan Rajkovic all found the net in the match, and while the latter two getting on the scoresheet is more exciting than Benayoun getting himself a goal, I'd advise paying particular attention to his 4th minute 'strike'.
I'm going to call that an overhead backheel, but in all honesty I have no idea how exactly he pulled that one off. It's a superb, impossible goal, and it reminds me of something Gianfranco Zola would do. If Benayoun had scored that during a league game (or even a League Cup game), that thing would be on highlights for the rest of the club's lifespan. As it is, we'll gawk at it now and forget about it by the time the season starts.
Torres' goal was extremely well taken, but came to him while he was under absolutely no pressure, Wycombe having given the ball away to Nicolas Anelka in silly fashion. The Spaniard did come up with a very nice first-time shot on the turn, though, which was nice to see, and he'd also done well to get a shot on target a little earlier, only for Nikki Bull to make a decent stop.
Rajkovic's goal was opportunistic but sweetly struck, coming after a Yuri Zhirkov corner was headed into space at the far post. The young defender plucked the ball out of the sky with a thunderous volley straight past a helpless Bull - there's something about Chelsea centre halves and volleyed goals that gets along, which is fun. Salomon Kalou could have scored later after being slipped in by Josh McEachran, but his angled shot hit the post and bounced out.
Anyway, I've gone too long without mentioning that Benayoun goal so OH MY GOD THAT GOAL WAS INSANE.