Gary Cahill grabbed the only goal in a hard fought International Champions Cup game in Pasadena as Chelsea beat Liverpool 1-0 at the Rose Bowl.
Sunderland made it four wins on the spin against Dijon on Wednesday, but the victory came at a cost after a muscular problem forced Patrick van Aanholt off early in the second half.
After a few actions by Mamadou Sakho that Jurgen Klopp deemed to show a "lack of respect", the Liverpool manager sent the defender home early from the club's preseason tour of the United States.
Reports around England claim Everton is considering a summer bid for Sunderland defender Lamine Kone this week.
Bournemouth has completed the signing of yet another Liverpool player this summer in defender Brad Smith.
Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe is currently being assessed after suffering a thigh injury in preseason training.
Harry Maguire is being pursued by Middlesbrough, who have made a £4m bid.
Middlesbrough are in talks to acquire American goalkeeper Brad Guzan.
New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has stated that Nemanja Matic is not for sale.
Swansea have inquired about Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa.
Virgil Van Dijk played well and scored in Southampton's 2-1 win over FC Twente.
Amid rumors of a transfer, Marko Arnautovic has tied himself to Stoke City for another four years after signing on renewed terms at the Britannia.
Arsenal are hoping to bring in some defensive cover after Arsene Wenger confirmed Per Mertesacker will be side-lined for "a few months" due to injury.
Ashley Barnes is set for an extended period on the sidelines after tests revealed his hamstring injury was more serious than originally thought.
Bournemouth announced winger Max Gradel has signed a new four-year contract at the club through the 2020 season.