Chelsea player ratings: Oscar impresses but Eden Hazard and Branislav Ivanovic struggle in draw against Swansea

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MC) Cesc Fabregas

during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015 in Harrison, New Jersey.

An unusually quiet game from Fabregas, who was pushed into a deep-lying position in midfield to accommodate in the inclusion of Oscar in the starting XI, but the Spanish playmaker was subdued and failed to have an influence on proceedings. 5/10.

MC) Nemanja Matic

The Serbian international failed to stamp his authority on the Swans’ midfield as he was constantly overrun in the engine room by Jonjo Shelvey, Jack Cork and Gylfi Sigurdsson. 5/10.

AMC) Oscar – MOTM

Easily the Blues’ best player as he broke the deadlock with a free-kick that evaded everyone in the area and was a constant thorn in the away side’s defence. Unlucky to be subbed for Asmir Begovic following Courtois red card. 7/10.

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