Chelsea Victory for Luck?
Legend of Honorary President of Bayern Munich, Franz Beckenbauer, felt Chelsea deserved to win the Champions League on Saturday, May 19, 2012 or early Sunday morning local time, although considered to be lucky to win because of the smell.
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Chelsea goalkeeper, Petr Cech, after winning the 2012 Champions League
Munich created a number of chances throughout the 90 minutes and during extra time, but failed to double the advantage that made Thomas Muller, who likened by Didier Drogba just before the normal time ended.
Mario Gomez wasted a lot of good opportunities, while Arjen Robben missed a penalty when his shot thwarted Petr Cech, forcing the game into the shootout which ended 4-3 to Chelsea.
Roberto Di Matteo upbringing forces capable of securing the title despite losing possession and chances, Beckenbauer and questioned the attitude of the British media to discredit Munichafter the game.
“Why (media) England can not blame the current Bayern maximize their dominance?” Beckenbauer said after the game, told Bild.
“Luck is in the Chelsea’s why they deserve to win the Champions League. Even so, Bayern were the better team throughout the match,” he said.
Actually, the victory of Chelsea does not smell too good luck. Their defense is solid thanks to Petr Cech splendor under the rule. Robben penalty was ignored, as well as kick Ivica Olicand Bastian Schweinsteiger in the round “tosan-tos”.
This victory adds a long list of successful Di Matteo since become interim manager last March. Early in May they had secured the FA Cup after beating Liverpool.
In the meantime, to Munich, Champions final failure in makingthe status of ‘Team Runner-Up’ stick closely to them this season. Failure in the ChampionsLeague, continued their failure in the Bundesliga and the DFB Pokal.