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Chelsea FC 2- 1 Palmeiras

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Thanks to Havertz’s late spot-kick in extra time, Chelsea FC won the Club World Cup! Lukaku headed the Blues ahead in the 55th minute.

But Palmeiras pulled themselves back into it with Veiga’s penalty, Resulting from Silva’s handball.

It stayed 1-1 for most extra time before Luan used his arm to block Azpilicueta’s shot, and Referee gave a penalty to Chelsea.

Havertz stepped up and coolly converted it in the 118th minute.

Luan’s game got worse, though, with the defender being sent off seconds before the final whistle for a rash challenge on Havertz.

Starting Lineup:

CHELSEA STARTING XI (3-4-2-1): Edouard Mendy;

Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger;

Cesar Azpilicueta, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Callum Hudson-Odio;

Mason Mount, Kai Havertz;

Romelu Lukaku.

 

CHELSEA SUBS: Trevoh Chalobah, Jorginho, Saul Niguez, Hakim Ziyech,

Ross Barkley, Malang Sarr, Timo Werner, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Christian Pulisic,

Marcos Alonso, Marcus Bettinelli, Kenedy.

 

PALMEIRAS STARTING XI (4-2-3-1): Weverton;

Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gomez, Luan Garcia, Joaquin Piquerez;

Danilo, Ze Rafael;

Dudu, Raphael Veiga, Gustavo Scarpa;

Rony.

 

PALMEIRAS SUBS: Wesley Ribeiro, Marcelo Lomba, Eduard Atuesta, Mayke,

Jailson, Murilo Cerquiera, Jorge, Mateus Oliveira, Breno Lopes,

Rafael Navarro, Benjamin Kuscevic, Deyverson.

Chelsea FC 2- 1 Palmeiras

Goals:

1-0. Hudson-Odoi makes another good run down the left, and he finally picks out a teammate with his cross. Lukaku sits off Luan and jumps over the defender to thump a header just out of Weverton’s reach and into the back of the net.

1-1. It’s an emphatic penalty from Veiga as he keeps his cool and drives the spot-kick into the bottom right corner. Mendy dives the wrong way and can only watch as it hits the back of his net.

2-1. It initially looked like Azpilicueta would take it, but Havertz took the ball off him and placed it down. Then, he confidently steps up to the spot and waits for the keeper to move before picking out the bottom right corner.

So, where else do Chelsea FC and Palmeiras go from here?

Chelsea FC  won their first-ever Club World Cup title, and it’s their second piece of silverware this season after their Super Cup triumph in August.

However, Palmeiras wait for the trophy goes on, with their 10-match winning run also ending with this defeat.

Chelsea will be facing Crystal Palace. Meanwhile, Palmeiras will face Ferroviaria.

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Abdul Aziz Shaikh
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