A team is more important than individual talents, says Corinthians coach after beating Chelsea

The loss adds to the recent disappointments for Chelsea, which this month became the first defending champion to be eliminated in the group stage of the Champions League. The match at the 68,000-capacity International Stadium in Yokohama was frenetic right from the first whistle with both sides creating several chances as play swung from end to end.

updated: December 16, 2012 21:32 IST
  • Total Shares

Yokohama: Brazilian giants Corinthians won the Club World Cup in Japan on Sunday, overcoming European champions Chelsea 1-0 in a closely-fought encounter.

Striker Paolo Guerrero got the goal as the Sao Paulo club secured their second intercontinental title -- they won the 2000 FIFA Club World Championship -- and became the first side from outside Europe to win the title since 2006.

"We played a high quality match," a delighted Corinthians coach Tite said afterwards.

Show Full Article
  • Football
  • Gary Cahill
  • Aston Villa
  • Liverpool
  • Barcelona
  • Atlético Madrid
  • Fernando Torres
  • Croatia
  • Spain
  • Juan Mata
  • Arsenal
  • Chelsea
  • Neymar