Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata said Sunday's Club World Cup final between his side and Brazilian club Corinthians will be a 'football party'.The Spaniard scored the first and forced an own-goal for the third as the Blues ran out comfortable 3-1 winners over Mexican side Monterrey to seal their spot in the final.
Chelsea coasted into the final of the FIFA Club World Cup with a 3-1 victory over Monterrey at the International Stadium in Yokohama.The attacking midfield triumvirate of Eden Hazard, Oscar and Juan Mata sparkled as the Champions League holders eased to the win in the semi-final clash.
Head coach Victor Manuel Vucetich has reminded Monterrey to 'show our quality' when they face Chelsea in the Club World Cup semi-final.The Mexican club defeated Ulsan Hyundai of South Korea 3-1 to qualify for the semi-finals in Japan and, while Chelsea are widely expected to win Thursday's game in Yokohama, Vucetich claims his team will not be scared in attacking the Champions League title holders.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres insists the Club World Cup is an important competition, despite it not attracting much attention in Europe.The Spaniard is hoping to complete the European and World Cup double with Chelsea, a feat which he has already achieved while playing nationally for Spain.
Chelsea midfielder Oscar believes the Club World Cup is no meaningless exercise and is determined to return to Stamford Bridge with the trophy.The Blues kick off their tournament at the semi-final stage against Mexican outfit Monterrey and, if victorious, will face either Egypt's Al Ahly or Brazil's Corinthians in next Sunday's final at the International Stadium in Yokohama.
Monterrey coach Victor Vucetich was delighted after his side booked a semi-final meeting with Chelsea in the FIFA Club World Cup.The Mexican outfit will play the UEFA Champions League winners in the last four of the tournament after defeating Korean side Ulsan 3-1 on Sunday.