3 May 2013

Chelsea vs Benfica in Europa League final

11:21 am on 3 May 2013

Chelsea will play Benfica in the Europa League final in Amsterdam on May 16th after the London side edged FC Basel 3-1 and the Portugese beat Fenerbahce by the same score.

Chelsea went behind to the Swiss side just before half-time in their semi-final at Stamford Bridge but scored three times in nine minutes through Fernando Torres, Victor Moses and David Luiz to sew up a final spot 5-2 on aggregate in the two-legged tie.

Benfica made it through 3-2 on aggregate, following their 1-0 loss in the first leg in Turkey.