Chelsea started like a house on fire and grabbed two quick early goals. We slacked off a bit then and the hosts grew into the match, wasting a couple good chances before Nemanja Matic hacked down Junuzovic (who had rattled the crossbar earlier) for a stonewall penalty. Former Blue Claudio Pizarro made no mistake. Just before the half-time whistle, Hazard's through ball found Diego Costa and he opened his preseason account with a cool finish.
The first two goals came from Eden Hazard after a short corner found him in acres of space at the top of the box, and Oscar after a really nice team move that had Werder chasing ghosts. Oscar has been arguably the team's best player of the half, playing in some sort of a hybrid role between a box-to-box midfielder and a second striker in this 4-1-4-1/4-3-3-ish formation. Hazard has also looked sharp, as has Kanté — though not even he has been able to completely paper over the cracks of the back four plus Matić.
So, a good performance from Chelsea going forward, less so in defense. One more half of preseason to go. Come on, Chelsea!