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Timbe gets play time as Reading falls to Chelsea in friendly


Harambee Stars winger Ayub Timbe featured for his side Reading FC featured for the side as they lost by a solitary goal to English Premier League (EPL) side in a friendly match on Wednesday at the Cobham Training Ground.

Chelsea’s winning goal was scored by Spanish forward Pedro.

Both sides are preparing for the resumption of their respective leagues in a week’s time.

Chelsea resume their EPL campaign against Aston Villa on Sunday 21 June while Reading have a date with Stoke City on Saturday 20 June in the Championship.

Timbe is on a season-long loan deal at Reading from Chinese side Beijing Renhe and word has it that the deal will be made permanent at the end of the season.