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Chelsea win Europa Cup



  • Trash Arsenal 4-1

CHELSEA Football Club yesterday defeated their North London counterparts Arsenal FC to cart home the 2018-2019 UEFA Europa League trophy in a final match played at Baku Olympic Stadium, Azerbaijan.
Chelsea’s goals were scored by Olivier Giroud (49th minute), Pedro Rodriguez (60th minute) and Eden Hazard (two goals in the 65th and 72nd minutes), while the only goal of Arsenal was scored by Alex Iwobi in the 69th minute.
Chelsea got the better of their Premier League rivals to thrash them 4-1 amid a strange atmosphere.
Despite a bright start from the Gunners, Chelsea ran riot in the second half with Former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, broke the goalless deadlock with a wonderful header in the 49th minute before Pedro doubled Chelsea’s lead moments after.
The Frenchman barely celebrated the goal which helped end Arsenal’s hopes of Champions League football next season.
With Arsenal unraveling, Eden Hazard was on hand to add a third dispatching an expert penalty after Giroud was fouled in the box.
Iwobi did produce a moment of inspiration for Arsenal, smashing a shot into the top corner but it proved little more than a consolation after Hazard added a fourth following a sweeping counter-attack.



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