Jubilant Corinthians on cloud nine after CWC victory

Dec 18, 2012

Jubilant Corinthians on cloud nine after CWC victory

Corinthians defender Paulo Andre paid tribute to his team’s formidable supporters after beating Chelsea to win the Club World Cup on Sunday night, framing it as a victory for the Brazilian people over the aristocrats of European soccer. Corinthians captured the world title with ...

Guerrero carries Corinthians to CWC title against Chelsea

Dec 17, 2012

Guerrero carries Corinthians to CWC title against Chelsea

Paolo Guerrero headed home a 69th-minute winner to crown Corinthians world champions for the second time with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Club World Cup final on Sunday. Corinthians went into the match overshadowed by Chelsea’s star names but backed by a ...

Dec 16, 2012

Corinthians face major challenge against Chelsea

Corinthians manager Tite is aiming to channel the passion of his club’s fanatical supporters in Sunday’s Club World Cup final, but warns that Chelsea will need no second invitation to exploit any lapse in his players’ resolve. South American champions Corinthians head into the ...

Chelsea takes aim at Corinthians after reaching CWC final

Dec 15, 2012

Chelsea takes aim at Corinthians after reaching CWC final

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is determined to prove the superiority of European soccer in Sunday’s Club World Cup final, but warns that Brazilian opponents Corinthians have the samba magic to jeopardize his side’s plans for global domination. Chelsea beat Mexico’s Monterrey 3-1 on Thursday ...

Chelsea punches ticket to Club World Cup final

Dec 14, 2012

Chelsea punches ticket to Club World Cup final

European champions Chelsea cruised into a Club World Cup final showdown against Corinthians after beating Mexico’s Monterrey 3-1 in their semifinal on Thursday night. Juan Mata opened the scoring for Chelsea midway through the first half at a far-from-sold-out Nissan Stadium, before a deflected ...

Chelsea ready to rise to challenge at Club World Cup

Dec 13, 2012

Chelsea ready to rise to challenge at Club World Cup

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill admits he is only now beginning to realize how badly rival teams want to win the Club World Cup this week, and is taking nothing for granted in Thursday’s semifinal against Monterrey. Chelsea faces the Mexicans at Nissan Stadium having ...

Aoyama strike carries Sanfrecce into Club World Cup quarterfinals

Dec 7, 2012

Aoyama strike carries Sanfrecce into Club World Cup quarterfinals

J.League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima secured safe passage into the Club World Cup quarterfinals with a 1-0 win over New Zealand’s Auckland City in the tournament opener on Thursday. Sanfrecce went into haltime goalless at Nissan Stadium after stubborn resistance from the Oceania champions, but ...