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Chelsea Overcome Their Hoodo To Lift The Super Cup.

The winner of the Europa league and Champions league always lock horns in a cup match final dubbed the "Super Cup."

With Villareal and Chelsea being the current champions, it was all to play for in a pulsating encounter of end to end battle in Belfast (Ireland).

Chelsea saw thier slender one goal lead in the 26th minute from Hakim Zyiech cancelled, when Villareal's target man, Gerrard Moreno benefitted from Antonio Rudiger's miscue pass to to draw parity in the 73rd minute.

When the game got to the the penalties, it became a game of bad history on the part of the Blues given their bad history with penalties, and an advantageouspsychological upper hand on the part of the Yellow Submarines given their recent penalty win over United.

Villareal edged pass Manchester United in a penalty shoot out somewhere last season to lift the Europa Cup, with the Blues in thier last two previous competitions loosing out on penalties in this same continental show piece in 2013 and 2019 respectively.

Chelsea's hoodo with cup final penalties was finally put to bed through Kepa Arrizabalaga penalty saving heroics which aided Thomas Tuchel men to lift the trophy.

Chelsea has won the Super Cup only once when they beat Real Madrid in 1998 and they are now the current champions in 2021.

With the recent acquisition of Romelu Lukaku in their attacking ranks, the future only looks bright for the German tactician and his charges.

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