Chelsea defeat Palmeiras to win Club World Cup

Chelsea defeat Palmeiras to win Club World Cup

Chelsea defeat Palmeiras

Chelsea defeat Palmeiras to win the Club World Cup yet again.

The Blues were favorites to win as they had the top stars to surpass any other team in the competition.

The first half ended goalless as both teams could not find the back of the net.

Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel decided to start Eduoard Mendy who returned from a victorious AFCON tournament.

Kepa has been between the sticks since the departure of Mendy for the Nations Cup and has been impressive.

So, it was a surprise to many when he was dropped for Mendy who just returned.

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In the second half, Lukaku gave the Blues the lead in the 55th minute.

The Belgian has been under fire since he granted an interview saying he really missed former club Inter Milan.

However, 9 minutes after, Palmeiras scored to level the scores.

The game went into extra time before Havertz gave the European Champions the lead in the 117th minute.

Chelsea defeat Palmeiras which means they are now champions of the world.

Although they are third in the Premier League, they are still in the Champions League, FA Cup and finals of the Carling Cup.

Some fans have not been impressed by the recent performance of the team.

However, this victory would mean a lot to the fans most especially.

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