Corinthians 1-0 Chelsea: Rating Benitez' Players After Club World Cup Defeat

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Corinthians 1-0 Chelsea: Rating Benitez' Players After Club World Cup Defeat
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Chelsea lost the Club World Cup to an organised Corinthians side who simply wanted it more than the Blues.

Rafael Benitez will be disappointed at how toothless his side was in front of goal, and once the Timão took the lead, there was a sense of inevitability in the result.

Chelsea huffed and puffed, but despite conjuring up guilt-edged chances—specifically the golden opportunity that fell to Fernando Torres—it never felt like the Blues were in charge of their own destiny and could outplay their Brazilian opponents.

Here, I break down the ratings for the Chelsea side. Let me know your thoughts and whether you agree or disagree in the comments section below.

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