It’s clock a month today – Chelsea becoming Champions of Europe after they beating Manchester City in Uefa Champions League final through Kai Havertz lovely half-time strike.
The Blues are made perfect start to the competitions, as they coasted through the group stages unbeaten before seeing of Madrid’s local rivals Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16.
Superb individual goals from English pair Mount and Chilwell in quarters-finals first-leg tie against FC Porto put Chelsea in spot to the last-four, before comfortable victory over 13-time UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid, beating Los Blancos 3-1 on aggregate.
Manchester City, on the other hand, ended their group stage campaign with the best defensive record, with just one goal conceded. Pep Guardiola’s men seeing off both Gladbach and Dortmund to reach their first semi-final since 2016.
The Sky Blues impressive performances continue as they defeated Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain home and away to reach final stage of the competition but when come to heavily Chelsea, City know their class.
The Blues have already defeated them twice before Uefa Champions League final and Thomas Tuchel’s men was once showed our teams how to defeat City, who want into the final as favourites after claimed Premier League title.
Back into Estadio Do Dragao stadium a month ago, Chelsea made perfect start to the game, as German hitman Timo Werner wasted two golden chances.
A big thanks to Antonio Rudiger, who made stunning challenge to deny Phil Foden before Kai Havertz gave Chelsea the lead, as he breaking through a porous City defence onto a glorious Mason Mount through-ball before rounding Ederson and coolly finishing.
It was Manchester City’s turn to lose a key player after the break as Kevin De Bruyne was forced off following a foul by Antonio Rudiger.
Cesar Azpilicueta made a vital clearance to deny Ilkay Gundogan a tap-in as the Chelsea defence rallied without Silva, and held on for a famous victory to lift their second European Cup.
Thomas Tuchel’s side have another chance to extend their lead through good composure from Kai Havertz but Christian Pulisic failed to converted it.