Chelsea Beat Bayern Munich to Win Champions League

Chelsea Beat Bayern Munich to Win Champions League

Chelsea have won the Champions League for the first time in their history after beating Bayern Munich 4-3 on penalties.

The German side had plenty if chances but didn't make the breakthrough until the 83rd minute through Thomas Muller.

Didier Drogba levelled for Roberto Di Matteo's side with just two minutes left of normal time.

In extra time Drogba fouled Franck Ribery in the penalty area but Petr Cech saved Arjen Robben's spot-kick and the match went to penalties.

Juan Mata missed Chelsea's first penalty but David Luiz, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole all found the net.

Philipp Lahm, Mario Gomez and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer were all successful for Bayern but Cech denied Ivica Olic and Bastian Schweinsteiger hit the post, leaving Drogba to score the decisive final penalty.

Di Matteo said: "We have a group of players that have a big heart, passion, motivation and desire.

"That was the only way to be able to achieve this trophy. It's been an immense effort by the whole group and we are very happy tonight."