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Chelsea Beat Man City To Land Second UCL Title In Portugal

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Kai Havertz strike earned Chelsea a 1-0 win against Manchester City and secured this season’s UEFA Champions League in Portugal.

It is Chelsea’s second Champions League title after first winning in 2012 against favourites Bayern Munich.

Havertz got the winner three minutes before half-time when he collected a defence-splitting pass from Mason Mount to round City goalkeeper Ederson and score.

It leaves City still searching for the Champions League after appearing in their first ever final.

Guardiola surprisingly decided against utilising either Rodri or Fernandinho as a defensive midfielder, leaving City with a muddled game plan that reduced their effectiveness and rarely presented Chelsea with any problems.

Chelsea had the better opportunities throughout, Timo Werner wasting two good chances before Havertz struck and substitute Christian Pulisic squandering another in the second half.

City, who lost Kevin De Bruyne to injury midway through the second half, threw on Sergio Aguero for his final appearance but there was no fairytale ending for the club’s greatest goalscorer as Chelsea closed out the win.

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