Cleverley was one of five Everton players to convert from the spot after a scoreless 90 minutes.
"It's great to be in the final," Cleverley told evertontv.
"Any tournament you enter you want to be in the final.
"We're happy, we had the better chances in the 90 minutes – although it was hard work out there because of the heat.
"I thought we deserved to win in the end."