- Chelsea’s only goal was scored by Kai Howertz in the 42nd minute of the match
- Manchester City captain Kevin de Bruyn injured
- Manchester City made a lot of mistakes in defense and midfield
A superb goal from Kai Howertz helped Chelsea beat Manchester City 1–0 in the final to clinch the Champions League title. Chelsea had the distinction of becoming champions for the second time.
On Saturday, Chelsea played brilliantly in the title match played in Porto. Earlier, he won the Champions League title in 2012. In 2018, Chelsea had to be content with the runners-up.
Kai Havertz scored for Chelsea in the 42nd minute. Manchester City was considered as a strong contender for the title before the match. Manchester City recently won the Premier League title. In this way, manager Pep Guardiola’s dream of winning the Champions League title was shattered.
Chelsea player and coach Thomas Tuchel was happy after the win. All the players started bouncing happily and hugged and greeted each other on the field. On the other hand, his captain Kevin de Bruyne’s injury to Manchester was a big blow for him. In the final, Manchester City’s defense and midfield saw a lot of flaws.
London’s club Chelsea’s performance in the Premier League was nothing special. She was at number four with 19 points. This is Chelsea’s third win against Manchester City in the last six weeks. More than 14 thousand fans were present at the stadium to watch the final match. The title fight was shifted from the Turkish capital of Istanbul to Porto due to the Coronavirus epidemic.
Howertz was infected with Corona
This goal is very important for Howertz as he became infected with the Corona virus in the middle of the session after signing an agreement of about $ 100 million. He played a key role for Chelsea at the end of the season after recovering from the disease.
Manchester City missed by title hattrick
After the win, Howertz said, ‘I really don’t know what to say. I was looking for this opportunity for a long time. ‘ The match was also seen as a strategic duel between the world’s two head coaches Tuchel and Guardiola. Tuchel was ultimately the winner. Guardiola made a change in the team that led City to the finals, which overshadowed them. With this defeat, the city could not make a title hat-trick. He also won the Premier League and English League Cup titles this season.
Chelsea included in Liverpool and Manchester United’s list
Chelsea have become England’s third team to win the Champions League title twice. Earlier, Liverpool and Manchester United clubs have named this achievement.