Chelsea Defeat Villareal on Penalties to Win UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Champions League winners, Chelsea defeated Villareal, winners of the Europa League on penalties to claim the UEFA Super Cup, on Wednesday night.
Moroccan international, Ziyech had given the Premier League side a first half lead, which was canceled out but Gerrard Moreno on the 73 minute.
Chelsea had the best of chances to kill the game but were kept at bay by their Spanish opponents for the whole of 90 minutes, and even till the end of extra time.
Kepa Arrizabalaga came on in the 119th minute and proved to be the hero of the night as he kept out two spot kicks from going in.
Chelsea won the UEFA Super Cup on 6-5 penalties after Kai Harvetz had missed the club’s first spot kick in the shootout.
The Blues next take on Crystal Palace for the opening league of the 2021/2022 Premier League season on Saturday.