Pulisic scores twice in Chelsea win

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The Blues were 3-1 up in the second half before Pedro, 32, scored his side's fourth with a stunning finish at the Red Bull Arena.

Christian Pulisic, who was signed from Borussia Dortmund for £58m, opened his account for the Blues in the 20th minute.

After impressive cameo displays for Chelsea during their preseason tour of Japan, Pulisic is battling with Ross Barkley, Mason Mount, Pedro and Willian for minutes in the attacking midfield areas.

Two goals from £50million arrival Christian Pulisic, who also won a penalty, set up an entertaining 5-3 victory, which was watched by an approving Roman Abramovich in Austria, as the Blues owner took in his first match of the Frank Lampard era.

Jerome Onguene pulled one back just after the break, before Pedro's ingenious backheel finish.

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Takumi Minamino fired in from the spot-kick in the 85th minute for the Austrian side to hand them a fighting chance against Chelsea.

Lampard revealed that he had not met with Abramovich during negotiations to succeed Maurizio Sarri and the Russian billionaire had not been at any of Chelsea's pre-season games before the Salzburg clash.

Chelsea's final pre-season game is at German side Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday, with their first Premier League game eight days later at Manchester United on 11 August.

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