Chelsea boss Benitez shakes off favourites tag for CWC final

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez is wary of being favourites for the Club World Cup final against Corinthians.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez is wary of being favourites for the Club World Cup final against Corinthians.

Chelsea are firm favourites to beat Corinthians but Benitez knows from bitter experience at Liverpool that does not always equate to success.

"It's not important who are the favourites," he said. "Corinthians are a good and balanced team. It is difficult to find their faults."

He added: "When you talk about Brazilian clubs, you always have to mention they have an organised system and know what to do.

"Like Sao Paulo were in 2005, they are very good defensively so it's difficult to create opportunities against them."

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