Video: Chelsea snuffing out Man City attacks by the skins of their teeth

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Manchester City players react dramatically after missing a chance against Chelsea

As much as the post-match reactions have mostly been about Pep Guardiola overthinking his lineup for the final, a new video doing the rounds online shows that it was the defensive organization that won Chelsea the Champions League.

Be it Azpilicueta intercepting a threatening De Bruyne cross, Rudiger’s last-ditch block on Foden or Ben Chilwell and Andreas Christensen’s brilliance in crucial moments, Chelsea delivered a defensive masterclass in Porto.

Pep might have overthought his lineup but City still attacked with vigour and created numerous chances, only to be denied by Chelsea every time and at the very last second.

Check out the highlights of Chelsea’s defensive performance below –

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By Surjit Patowary

Extremely passionate, detail-oriented when it comes to football. Obsessed with the news. Fact-checking is life!

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