Benitez insists CWC final is "massive" for Chelsea

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez is up for today's "massive" Club World Cup final against Corinthians.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez is up for today's "massive" Club World Cup final against Corinthians.

The Spaniard won with Inter Milan in 2010 but defeat five years earlier had a bigger impact on him.

“You hate to lose any game. As a manager that hurts,” he said.

“But in that game we had three goals disallowed, a penalty that should have been given, a red card they should have had, everything.

“I’m really upset when I lose a game but especially a game like that in a massive competition. The team was doing really well and I was really upset afterwards.

“A final is the biggest game. If you play a massive game in the league you normally have two or three games afterwards that you can change things.

“But after the final, it’s finished. You can’t change anything. So in a final you cannot afford to make mistakes.”

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