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Arrizabalaga inspires Chelsea to UEFA Super Cup victory after beating Europa League winners on penalties 

Arrizabalaga inspires Chelsea to UEFA Super Cup victory after beating Europa League winners on penalties                                                                                       Arrizabalaga inspires Chelsea to UEFA Super Cup victory after beating Europa League winners on penalties Chelsea are UEFA Super Cup champions following their 6-5 win over Villarreal via penalty shootouts Windsor Park in Northern Ireland. Kepa Arrizabalaga came from the bench in the 119th minute to save two spot-kicks for the Blues on their way to glory after both teams settled for a 1-1 draw in 120 minutes. The Premier League outfit opened the scoring through a superb finish from Hakim Ziyech from close-range three minutes before the half-hour mark after connecting with Kai Havertz’s cross from the left flank. READ ALSO Messi joins list of 3 big stars who have donned both PSG and Barcelona jerseys Kepa Arrizabalaga making an audacious save during Chelsea’s UEFA Super Cup penalty shootouts against Villarreal. Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC Source: Getty Images It was Marcos Alonso who started the build-up from the back after sending a killer pass to his teammate who wasted no time before his delivery into the 18-yard box. PAY ATTENTION: ! And barely three minutes after taking the lead, the Premier League outfit almost conceded in the 30th minute but thanks to the woodwork that denied Gerard Moreno a chance. The game continued with Thomas Tuchel’s men trying to add to their tally in the first half but their Spanish league opposition was decent enough to reject all their advances. However, the Stamford Bridge dwellers held on to their 1-0 lead until the half-time whistle was blown by Russian referee Sergei Karasev. The second half kicked off with the La Liga side more ambitious than they were in the opening half as they asked almost all the questions in the lap.

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