Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, on Friday suffered his first defeat as the Blues coach after his side conceded a late goal against Kawasaki Frontale in a pre-season friendly match in Yokohama.
Striker, Leandro Damiao’s header ensured Frontale defeated the UEFA Europa League holders 1-0.
Lampard’s men went into the match after defeating St Patrick’s Athletic 4-1 last Saturday.
However, Christian Pulisic made his first appearance for Chelsea coming off the bench for the final 25 minutes as a late goal condemned the Stamford Bridge club to defeat against the Japanese League champions.
Chelsea’s starting XI against Frontale: Caballero, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Zouma, Alonso, Kovacic, Jorginho, Mount, Kenedy, Pedro, Batshuayi
Chelsea will now tackle Barcelona on July 23 in their next pre-season fixture.