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Kante, Havertz and Reece James have been nominated for the champions league player of the week award

After a sensational champions league football night, Chelsea won their second champions league crown on Saturday, after beating their Premier league rival Manchester City 1 - 0 at Estadio Do Dragao, in Portugal.

This massive win from Chelsea has made them to become the first European football biggest club in London to have won the trophy twice.

The outstanding and tactical performances from all the Chelsea's players were tremendous and overwhelmed. But, N'Golo Kante, Kai Havertz and Reece James performance for the night stands out and have been nominated for the champions league player of week award.

N'Golo Kante:

This defensive midfielder in Chelsea's team is very impressive and skilled. His pivotal role on Saturday's game was extraordinary. He won the Player of the match for the night. Kante's game by numbers in the UCL final:

88% ground duels won 

85% pass accuracy 

3 attempted tackles 

3 successful tackles 

2 attempted take-ons 

2 successful take-ons 

2 interceptions 

2 clearances 

He has been nominated for the champions league player of the week award.

Kai Havertz:

Kai Havertz's strike gave Chelsea victory over Manchester City. Kai runs on to a clever pass from Mason Mount and finds one-on-one with the keeper. He brilliantly finished with aplomb into the back of the net.

Remarkably, it was his first champions league goal of his career and he has been nominated for the champions league player of the week award. Havertz's game by numbers in the UCL final:

75% pass accuracy

4 attempted tackles

4 attempted take-ons

3 successful tackles

3 fouls suffered

2 successful take-ons

2 chances created

1 shot

1 goal

Reece James:

He's a truly special talent for Chelsea football club. He's one of the Chelsea's 3 young players to have won both Champions league and UEFA Youth League finals.

He won more tackles (7) and made more clearances (5) than any other player on the pitch in the UCL final at 21 years old.

Reece James has been nominated for the champions league player of the week award.


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