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Chelsea won the Champions League for the first time in history after penalties drama

champions league champion chelseaChelsea won the Champions League for the first time in history after a dramatic 5-4 victory over Bayern (Munich) in the Champions League finals at the stadium "Allianz Arena". Graduates of Roberto Di Matteo lagging behind in the score to 88 minutes, but Didier Drogba equalized and sent the game into overtime, then realized the decisive penalty that brought the trophy of "Stamford Bridge".

 

Regular time ended with 1:1 - Thomas Mueller found in favor of the Bavarians in the 83rd minute, but only five minutes after Didier Drogba equalize and send the game into overtime. They did not fall new hits, and Arjen Robben missed a penalty for Munich team. In carrying out attacks on British white point showed a healthy nerve and triumphed.

For the first time in its history, Chelsea became champions of the continent. In his only contribution to the final before - in 2008, "blue" lost to Manchester United on penalties in particular. Bayern fail to win the European Cup / Champions League for the fifth time in its history. The last time Bayern won the Champions League in 2001, when triumphed on penalties against Spain's Valencia.

Thanks to his triumph tonight Chelsea will play in the Champions League next season - at the expense of Tottenham, although the "blue" areas remained outside entitling participation in the most prestigious club tournament in Europe in the final standings of English Premier League.

Bayern dominated the first part, but made several serious flaws in front of Petr Cech.

In 36th minute, Thomas Mueller made a great pass by not hitting the door with a blow of air from an excellent position after centering Diego Contento.

In the 39th minute it was another superb pass of players of Bayern - first Robben failed to find the ball well with his left foot, but the leather ball fell right in Gomez. Played striker but pretty gauche position and wasted a golden chance to open the score. In 42th minute Gomez made another superb pass. The striker found himself in great position after a quick counter Bayern but fired over the door.

Bayern began more active and the second half, and eight minutes after the break Franck Ribery put the ball in the door for Chelsea, but the goal was correctly canceled out for offside by the Frenchman. In the 59th minute Cole intervene decisively in defense, blocking a very dangerous attack on Robben. In 73 minutes Chelsea made a rare attack on goal for Bayern and was not far from the goal has been scored.

The 82th-minute Muller was again on the scene - he fired head closely after centering the left, but Cech saved.

Czech goalkeeper Chelsea, however, was helpless moments later - Mueller finally struck the door of the Londoners with a header from close after an assist on Kroos.

Immediately after the resulting goal manager Roberto Di Matteo Chelsea started the game Spanish star Fernando Torres in place of Solomon Kalou.

Two minutes before Drogba leveled the score - 34-year-old striker was accurate kotdivoarski head after a header from a corner of Juan Mata and Chelsea still dreaming of the Champions League trophy.

Already in the third minute of the first Portuguese referee for Pedpo Proensa awarded a penalty kick in favor of Bayern Munich - a violation of Drogba against Ribery. Robben, however, perform poorly and Cech save the penalty.

The 108-minute Bayern have made a great new pass before the opponent goal.

This led to a penalties after the execution of which was joy for Chelsea, and grief - for the hosts from Bayern.

What happened on penalties?
Philip Lham implemented the first penalty kick gave Bayern advance. Immediately after that save Noyer impact of Juan Mata, and Gomez was accurate - 2:0. David Luiz with ruthless execution reduced to 1:2. Then stand behind the ball surprisingly Noyer, but coolly performance goalkeeper made ??the score 3-1. Frank Lampard was right about 2:3 and keep the hopes of "blue", then save Cech impact of Croat Ivica Olic. Ashley Cole equalized for 3-3, but after Bastian Schweinsteiger hit the bar and give it a chance for Chelsea to win. Drogba has not sinned and brought the Chelsea historic first title of the club in the Champions League.