Chelsea has won the Europa League title after a thrilling match against Benfica in Amsterdam.
The ‘Blues’ beat the Portuguese side 2-1 thanks to a late goal by Branislav Ivanovic a few seconds before extra time expired.
Fernando Torres’ great finish in the 60th minute had put Chelsea in front but Oscar Cardozo equalised for Benfica sending the ball to the back of Petr Cech’s net from the penalty spot in the 68th minute.
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