Chelsea won their first
competition under new Russian man Roman Abramovich.
The match started off very
lively and within 2 minutes the strong Hasselbaink - Gudjohnsen
partnership was back with a nice 1-2 move, minutes later
Cudicini made a smart save after Newcastle came on the
A Gronkjaer cross gave Hasselbaink a nice headed chance
and Zendan gave a balter from 30yards away.
Wayne Brigde blasted down the wing and crossed in to give
Hasselbaink a chance, but once again didn't score.
Lampard took a good long range shot but it came to nothing
Finally Gudjohnsen had a good run but unfortunately he
failed to score.
Half - time 0- 0 .
In the second half.a Glen Johnson cross, turned to chip
Given, which only managed to tip it over the bar for a
Gudjohnson and Zendan had chances in the space of seconds
, on the 60ieth minute Gronkjaer missed a great opportunity.
The Full-Time score stood 0-0 , so it went to Penalties.
M-O-T-M =John Terry
Chelsea 5 Newcastle