For the first time in their history, chelsea will get their name engraved on a club world cup trophy after and extra time win over south american champions palmeiras.
Chelsea were the dominant side in both halves but failed to make possession count and struggled to create chances while palmeiras with very few possession of the ball were a threat to chelsea on counter attacks.
Mount was forced to come off at the 31st minute after suffering ankle ligament injury and was replaced by christian pulisic
Nine minutes into the second half, romelu lukaku gave chelsea the lead after heading past weverton from callum hudson odoi’s delightful cross.
There were spells of threats from both sides in the game and one of the most obvious was pulisic’s long range shot after been released through by lukaku.
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Palmeiras came back level to take the game into extra time when thiago silva handballed in the penalty box and the referee gave a penalty which veiga neatly struck past mendy.
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A few minutes to penalty shoot out, chelsea got a penalty from Luan’s handball and kai havertz conviniently misdirected weverton to hand chelsea the lead again which would later see them through to clinch the trophy.
Palmeiras hope of staging a comeback was cut off after Luan was given a red card for a foul against havertz in the last minute.
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