Soccer-Azpilicueta hails Havertz as Chelsea win Champions League

Soccer Football - Champions League Final - Manchester City v Chelsea - Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal - May 29, 2021 Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta celebrates after winning the Champions League Pool via REUTERS/Carl Recine

PORTO, Portugal (Reuters) - Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta praised goal-scorer Kai Havertz whose first-half strike gave the Blues a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the final of Europe's premier club competition at Porto's Estadio do Dragao on Saturday.

Havertz latched on to a superb pass from Mason Mount to score the only goal of the game three minutes before halftime as Chelsea were crowned European champions for the second time in their history.

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