Chelsea FC, one of English premiere football club has clinched the championship of the Europe football, beating Germany Bayern Munich on their home turf in Germany with 4-3 win after penalty shoot out when either side failed to claimed a win after 120 minutes of play.
The Bayern Munich side proved the better side through the match but could not convert that supremacy on the field of play into a decisive win as the English side hung in there and daring the German to snatch the 2012 EUFA championship away.
But in the 88th minute of play, Thomas Muller of Bayern Munich finally nailed a header into the net of Chelsea’s that caught goal keeper Cech off guard putting the German side ahead 1-0, setting up a frenzy of celebration by Bayern and the people of Germany.
Just two minutes to end of regular play and for a potential f 5 minutes extra time, Bayern Munich substituted Thomas Muller had given them the presumed goal winner despite his impressive performance.
Chelsea was determined not to go down that easy yet and would themselves confident arouse their ego to believe they can in fact snatch the championship away Bayern in their back yard to stun all doubters who had written them off that Bayern Munich would crush them. That iron-heart confidence and determination with a lion ego finally paid off when in the 90th minute in the midst of Bayern pre-victory celebrations as the stadium of on fire for the warmth of victory the Ivorian international star Dedier Drogba drove a heart-breaking header from a corner kick into the back post beating the Bayern’s keeper to equalized the score to 1-1 a piece.
Indeed the stadium and the entire of Germany and the world was stunned of what had just happened and would in fact be on a long ride and the game was just getting started. Chelsea’s equalizer brought a dose of momentum and had taken possession the game which Bayern had dominated and lost many chances to put away the English team for good and give their fans and country a deserving glory but the luck was just not there and could not find the back of the net and the game went for extra time of 30 minutes.
Shortly into the extra time Bayern Munich’Robbin, playing #10, drew a penalty from Drogba who had earlier saved his team from disgrace to keep their hope alive and was on the verge of becoming a valiant if the penalty kick awarded would hit the back of the net off the foot the Bayern Munich super star Iron Robbin.
The Bayern Munich #10 positioned the ball for his penalty kick with the Bayern’s the stadium on its keels, a goal which would seal the championship for the German team. To the utmost astonishment to Bayern Munich, the English keeper, Peter Cech dashed their efforts away by saving the shot of the leg of their strong man and giving Chelsea another leg to survive for another moment.
The nerve wrecking drama continued into the second half of the extra time and neither side sealed their fate for the championship by scoring a winning goal, settling the championship on a post penalty shoot out. The penalty shoot out took off with Bayern Munich taking the first shot which landed of the back of the net placing the German team ahead.
The English turn came for their first penalty shot but was saved by the Bayern’s keeper. The German side again landed their second kick at the back of the net, putting a dent in the hope of Chelsea. The English was given a shot in the arm for survival when their third kick cruise into the net after Bayern Munich missed their third shot equalizing the the score to a 2-2 a piece.
Chelsea scored four of their last kicks while in the end, Bayern Munich missed two of their last shots giving Chelsea, the under dog, the EUFA championship at the tears of the German team and fans and to the shock of Germans who were caught flat footed by Chelsea’s victory in their back yard beating all odds and sporting logic to clinched the EUFA 2012 championship with a last goal from the leg of their superman, Dedier Drogba, the Ivorian international star winning the game 4 – 3 goals a piece.
Dedier Drogba has been immortalized in the history of English football who will forever remain the guarding angel of the Chelsea football club and English football not to leave out the indelible imprint on the sands of time on European football.
Note: images from EUFA.COM