Benitez set for second World Club Cup as Chelsea easily beat Monterrey

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Updated: December 13, 2012
Rafa Benitez

Chelsea have easily beaten Mexican side Monterrey to secure their place in Sunday’s final.

Chelsea are 12/1 with Boylesports.com to win the 2012/2013 Premier League.

Juan Mata scored in the 17th minute to give Rafael Benitez’s side the lead, Fernando Torres’s continued his goal scoring run just after half time to make it 2-0 before Monterrey’s Darvin Chavez turned Juan Mata’s cross to secure victory for Chelsea.

Mata said “I am so glad today. The win, the way that we won, this is a very important tournament for us. We want to win the trophy and be world champions on Sunday.”

Aldo De Nigris scored a consolation for Monterrey in injury time to leave it 3-1 to Chelsea at full time.

Chelsea play Brazilian side Corinthians in the Sunday, which could be Rafael Benitez’s second victory in the competition after he lead Inter Milan to the trophy in 2010.

Monterrey: Orozco, Meza, Chavez, Mier, Perez, Basanta, Ayovi, Corona, Cardozo, Delgado, De Nigris.
Subs: Dautt, Lopez, Osorio, Morales, Solis, Moreno, Madrigal, Carreno, Garcia, Suazo, Jasso, Ibarra.

Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Luiz, Cahill, Cole, Mata, Oscar, Mikel, Hazard, Torres.
Subs: Turnbull, Ramires, Lampard, Moses, Ferreira, Marin, Bertrand, Piazon, Sturridge, Terry, Saville, Hilario.

 

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