As it happened - Chengdu Blades 0:7 Chelsea
Feature by Jamie Furniss
Updated Saturday, 26th July 2008
Chengdu Blades got thumped 7:0 by Premier League and Champions League runners-up Chelsea...
90:00 - It's full time in Macau.
85:00 - Chelsea cruising while recording a fifth
60:00 - Chelsea ripping Chengdu to pieces with Joe Cole bagging a fourth.
45:00 - Play has resumed in China
45:00 - It's half time in Macau
42:00 - GOAL - Lampard gets Chelsea's third and are turning Chengdu over.
31:00 - GOAL - Kalou makes it two nil to the Blues.
17:00 - GOAL - Chelsea take the lead in Macau with Anelka on the scoresheet.
10.00 - Chelsea dominating but been kept out by Chengdu.
0.00 - Play begins at the Macau National Stadium.
12:52 - We have the confirmed teams:
12:37 - Incase you already didn't know the match is to be played for a good cause. The China Earthquake Appeal which the Blades have on their shirts for the pre-season is the worthwhile charity. Over 68,000 people died in the disaster while millions have been left homless in the Sichuan Province.
12:28 - Chelsea will be without £16m new signing Josť Bosingwa as the Portugese picked up a small tear in his thigh.
12:06 - Welcome to the match thread one of two. With a kick-off of 1:00pm in the Chengdu game we will turn our attention to Sheffield United later this afternoon as they encounter Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park.