19 May '12, 11pm

Drogba the hero as Chelsea sink Bayern on penalties to win Champions League

Drogba the hero as Chelsea sink Bayern on penalties to win Champions League

Chelsea's Didier Drogba scored the decisive shootout penalty during the Champions League final soccer match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea in Munich, Germany on Saturday, May 19, 2012. -- PHOTO: AP MUNICH, Germany (AFP) - Didier Drogba was the hero as Chelsea shattered Bayern Munich's Champions League dream here on Saturday with victory in a nail-biting penalty shoot-out at the Allianz Arena. Drogba stepped up to rifle home the winning penalty for Chelsea after earlier saving his side with an equalising goal two minutes from time to cancel out what looked like a winner from Thomas Mueller as the match finished at 1-1. It was an agonising defeat for Bayern, who saw midfield maestro Bastian Schweinsteiger miss with their final kick to give Drogba the opportunity to score the penalty to clinch the shoot-out 4-3. Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech also saved brilliantly from Ivic...

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