Soccer-Havertz gives Chelsea halftime lead in Champions League final

Soccer Football - Champions League Final - Manchester City v Chelsea - Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal - May 29, 2021 Chelsea's Kai Havertz scores their first goal Pool via REUTERS/Jose Coelho

PORTO (Reuters) - Kai Havertz struck shortly before halftime to give Chelsea a deserved 1-0 lead over Manchester City in a wide-open Champions League final on Saturday.

The German youngster was played through on goal in the 42nd minute and kept his composure to evade out-rushing City keeper Ederson before rolling the ball into an empty net.

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