Rafael Benitez seeks Club World Cup boost

Despite Chelsea's comfortable win, which also included an opener from Juan Mata and an own goal, before conceding in injury time, Benitez says he wants more from his players, particularly in terms of concentration.

updated: December 14, 2012 18:43 IST
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Yokohama: Interim Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez goes into the Club World Cup final against Corinthians on Sunday hoping for a win to placate fans who have continued to boo him at the Japan tournament.

A 3-1 semi-final win over Mexican side Monterrey Thursday was Chelsea's third straight victory in all competitions. A total of 12 goals have been scored, with five of those coming from the much-maligned Fernando Torres.

The good run of form has so far failed to silence the Chelsea faithful, who still harbour a grudge from Benitez's time as Liverpool manager. Booing was noticeable when he was shown on the big screen during the match in Yokohama.

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