Sunday, October 22, 2017

Mata ready for World Cup ´party´

SoccerNews in General Soccer News 13 Dec 2012

6 Views

Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata said Sunday’s Club World Cup final between his side and Brazilian club Corinthians will be a ‘football party’.

The Spaniard scored the first and forced an own-goal for the third as the Blues ran out comfortable 3-1 winners over Mexican side Monterrey to seal their spot in the final.

Mata admitted Rafael Benitez’s men are taking the competition seriously and was happy with the way they applied themselves against Monterrey.

He told BBC Sport: “I am so glad today for winning, the way that we won, for us it’s a very important tournament (and) we want to win this trophy, to be world champions on Sunday and we will do our best to win.

“I am very happy with the goal and the result, I think we started really well, we were really focused on scoring more goals and we did. 3-1 is a good result for us.”

Corinthians secured their spot with a 1-0 win over Al Ahly but created several chances and could have won by a greater margin.

The 24-year-old is wary of the threat the Brazilians pose, but is confident Chelsea will make the trip to Japan worthwhile by bringing home the trophy.

He added: “We have confidence about winning but we know Corinthians are one of the best teams in South America. It will be a football party and hopefully we will win.”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

SoccerNews

Soccernews.com is news blog for soccer with comprehensive coverage of all the major leagues in Europe, as well as MLS in the United States. In addition we offer breaking news for transfers and transfer rumors, ticket sales, betting tips and offers, match previews, and in-depth editorials.

You can follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/soccernews.com or Twitter: @soccernewsfeed.

SHARE OR COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE

WE RECOMMEND

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
 
smilegrinwinkmrgreenneutraltwistedarrowshockunamusedcooleviloopsrazzrollcryeeklolmadsadexclamationquestionideahmmbegwhewchucklesillyenvyshutmouth
wpDiscuz
Live Scores

advertisement

Betting Guide Advertisement

advertisement

  • Football_888sport betting
Become a Writer
More More
Top