However, the ball skewed off Hudson-Odoi's head into Werner's path who slid it under Ryan's legs.
"I was training on my own for a while when I first signed, but I've been working with the whole team over the past week or so and it's been great," the 24-year-old said ahead of the game against Brighton.
"It was strange at first [when I arrived] because you just want to work hard, meet all the team and get straight to it on the training field but I had to be patient.
"I'm very happy that the league starts in two weeks and I'm excited to test myself in the Premier League."
The game was the first test event for allowing fans back into stadiums since clubs closed their doors in March due to the coronavirus pandemic with 2,500 fans allowed in the Amex.