F/T: Corinthians 1 Chelsea 0

The Club World Cup title goes to South America for the first time since 2006 and nobody could argue that the Brazilian side did not deserve it on the day. Chelsea had the opportunities but they failed to take them and it's delight for Corinthians who win the final in Japan. Thanks for your company and I'll see you all again soon.

FULL TIME. Corinthians 1 Chelsea 0.

Azpilicueta takes a tumble under Fabio Santos and Corinthians look to venture forward once more. Chelsea get the numbers back though and force the attack to end via a Ramires tackle.

Chelsea have the ball in the net, but Torres' beautiful header is ruled out for offside, with replays showing the linesman made the correct decision.

Regarding the red card incident, Emerson went down holding his face, with Cahill indicating he seemed to catch him accidentally to Benitez on the sidelines.

Emerson makes way for Corinthians with Wallace coming on in his place.

Red card for Cahill!

Oscar controls a Mata ball poorly and in despite being in a wonderful position he allows Ralf in who makes a timely clearance.

Azpilicueta delivers a teasing ball in at the near post, but that man Cassio smothers it once again with Torres left frustrated again in his battle with the goalkeeper.

Hazard is taken off and Marin comes on in his place.

Great chance for Chelsea! Azpilicueta's huge throw-in eventually falls to Torres, who has the goal gaping, and he fires straight at Cassio. Biggest moment of the game so far for the Blues.

Torres gets to Mata's pass, but top drawer defending from Ralf brings the attack to an end as Corinthians line up another change.

Lampard's ball out to Azpilicueta is met by the head of Andrea and the organised Corithians advance forward again until a loose touch from Emerson gifts possession back to Ramires.

Ivanovic is hauled off with Azpilicueta the man replacing him.

Torres ends up near the touchline in his attempts to get on the ball, but Chelsea really look in danger of seeing this game fizzles out unless they apply some severe pressure in the final third.

Oscar can't find a way through to Torres as the striker continues to be exceptionally marked and Cassio is again the first to react.

Ivanovic looks to take Chelsea forward until Fabio Santos cuts off his path, with Corinthians breaking as a result until Emerson is caught offside from Guerrero's pass.

Guerrero's persistence forces Luiz into a nervy clearance, the striker continuing to impress in his one-man mission against the Chelsea back four.

Oscar curls the ball into Torres' path, but he is well marshalled by Andre and the centre-back calmly plays back to Cassio.

Chelsea produce their first chance in quite a while, with Hazard drifting a cross into the centre of the box before Torres tamely pokes a header wide.

Fabio Santos finds his way to the byline, and is unlucky as Ivanovic comes across to cover, sliding the ball off the Corinthians player which results in a goal-kick for the Blues.

Oscar enters the fray as Moses heads off for Chelsea.

They're still playing wonderful football and Chelsea are looking overpowered right now as Luiz picks up a booking for a lunge on Emerson.

It's a huge goal for Corinthians, with Danilo's shot intially deflected before Guerrero powers a header past Chelsea's three defenders on the line. They've made their pressure count and it's 1-0 to Corinthians!


Moses surges forward, but Chelsea are lacking in creativity right now as he floats the ball up towards the far post with not a team-mate in sight.

Ivavnovic drives a fierce ball into the box from the right, but Chicao sticks a leg out and directs the delivery away.

Danilo goes quite high trying to control the ball with his foot, with Ivanovic understandably perturbed, but play continues with Chelsea still on the back foot and forced to concede a throw-in deep in their half.

Guerrero feeds in Emerson as the Corinthians attack continues, but the latter spurns a great opportunity by firing wide at the near post.

Guerrero hussles Cahill at the byline, with the defender standing firm to concede a corner. Henrique again is the provider, with Cahill continuing to impress with a sterdy header away.

Corinthians resume their pressure with Luiz hacking the ball away from Henrique near the touchline and Chelsea are struggling to escape their half for the time being.

Guerrero again confronts the Chelsea defence with a powerful run, earning a corner. Henrique's delivery is knocked on by Cahill before a loose through ball from Fabio Santos fizzes out of play.

Henrique battles to keep the ball in near the byline, but the experience of Cole ensures a tricky time for the winger and it's the Chelsea man that comes out on top.

Ivanovic's ball is expertly controlled by Torres, but as the move progresses, Moses is ajudged to have fouled Ralf and the referee blows his whistle.

Henrique sticks a leg out on Mata and catches the Chelsea midfielder, with the Blues playing short from the corner as the prepare to push up the pitch patiently.

The Brazilian side admirably deal with the corner, and Emerson is again at the heart of their movement going forward, unleashing a fierce strike that catches the unknowing Cahill right on the back.

Excellent goalkeeping once again from Cassio, who charges out of his goal to deny Hazard's effort towards the near post, in which Chelsea win a corner.

Corinthians push up, but Torres remains onside from Hazard's ball, before sterling defending from Alessandro sees the ball away from goal.

Ramires comes across and shows considerable strength to force Henrique off the ball and prevent a cross being delivered in.

Danilo leads the attack, but Emerson completely clatters Ivanovic as he looks to beat him for pace, and the move ends with a Chelsea free-kick.

Excellent work from Cole near the byline allows Mata in, with the Spaniard's delicate chip allowing Ralf to clear with Torres lying in wait.

Guerrero plays away Emerson, but upon winning the ball back he concedes a foul on Luiz after initially losing control near the touchline.

Emerson and Fabio Santos combine, but a deflection off the latter carries the ball out of play as the attack breaks down.

Corinthians aren't as anxious out of the traps as they were before, pressing Chelsea in possession far less, before Fabio Santos catches Ivanovic offside.

Corinthians get the second half underway.

Adam Swayne writes: "I think Corinthians will go 1-0 up through Guerrero but Chelsea will win the cup 1-2 with goals from Juan Mata and Fernando Torres."

It's all square after a lively first 45 minutes where both teams have threatened to open the scoring. Send your second half predictions to jack.woodfield@bskyb.com

HALF TIME. Chelsea 0 Corinthians 0.

One minute's injury time is added on.

Moses takes on Alessandro but ends up losing out as Ralf steps in, with Luiz then making a timely interception to prevent Guerrero being set free by Emerson.

Corthinthians win a corner after Cahill heads away from Emerson, and Henrique's delivery ends up sailing through everyone before Emerson lunges into Hazard and concedes a free-kick.

Chelsea bring Cassio into action again, this time as Mata unleashes a scorcher from range which is handled superbly by the Brazilian goalkeeper.

Unbelievable scenes as Guerrero catches the ball, claiming a foul, which wasn't given and in the end a handball decision is the result against the striker.

Fabio Santos rifles the ball at goal from 25 yards, with Cahill getting in the way, before Chelsea immediately break as Moses' curling shot forces a fine save from Cassio.

Chelsea retaliate as Lampard's ball over the top is controlled neatly by Torres, but he can't sort his feet out after, poking the ball at Cassio which sees the keeper make a good stop.

Mata tees the ball up for Cole, but the left-back's effort is pretty poor and ends up sneaking out for a goal-kick.

Best chance of the game so far and it's for Corinthians. Guerrero does superbly to nip in past Luiz, dragging a shot towards the far post which sees Emerson hit the woodwork. Another big let off for the Blues.

Moses slips in past Fabio Santos and fortunately for the left-back, his team-mate Andre is there to hack the ball away, which takes a touch off Moses and results in a goal-kick.

The free-kick is aimed at the far post for Torres, but Lampard applies the delivery with pace and it ends up rolling out of play before the striker can make contact.

Torres looks to flick Ramires' ball on to Mata, but Andre beats the Spaniard to the punch, before Ralf is penalised for a trip on Lampard.

Some loose passes invite Lampard in, but Fabio Santos again comes out on top in his battle with Moses and Chelsea are forced to settle for a throw-in.

Guerrero's good work finds Emerson, the ball somehow finding him through Cahill, but the forward blasts the ball early and fires high over the bar. The warning signs are there for Chelsea though.

Ivanovic competes with Henrique, stopping his movement down the left, as Corinthians start to exert some authority on the game, looking more and more dangerous when they go forward.

Guerrero looks to win a penalty under a collision Luiz, but there appeared to be minimal contact and the referee waves play on.

Chelsea break with Hazard, but Fabio Santos stands his ground against Moses and prevents the striker from ghosting past him by making a strong tackle.

Luiz's effort is straight at the wall, an extremely disappointing strike that sees Emerson break away as a result. Fortunately for Luiz, he makes amends by covering his run and playing back to Cech.

Hazard is tripped right on the edge of the penalty area by Chicao and what a position this is for the Blues.

Paulinho lines himself up after collecting the ball from Guerrero, but he is off balance when shooting and skies his effort way over.

Mata finds Torres, with the striker nearly falling foul of the matting as he avoids taking a tumble after initally keeping the ball in play.

Mata searches for Hazard but Andre is positioned well to head clear. With Corinthians then on the break, Emerson takes aim and sees his deflected effort land in the arms of Cech.

Moses looks to continue Chelsea's forward rhythm but ends up playing his side in trouble, before Luiz does incredibly well to hold off Guerrero's run and prevent a corner being conceded at the same time.

Excellent work from Guerrero, who skips away from Lampard but then forgets to carry the ball with him past Ramires and the midfielder makes the interception.

Fabio Santos shows nice footwork to elude Hazard, but Ramires comes across to cover to prevent him breaking any further.

Lampard is fouled under Guerrero, with the Blues winning the free-kick that initially sees them forced back to goal after good pressing from the Brazilian side.

Mata looks the lift the ball into the path of Torres, but Corinthians' high line ensures Torres is chasing the ball from a way away and the pace takes it behind for a goal-kick.

Incredible goalkeeping from Cassio, who prevents Cahill's stab from the corner from keeping past him over the line. No need for goal-line technology this time though.

Torres takes a tumble in the box, but he looked like he simply fell and Moses ends up winning a corner by slicing the ball off Chicao.

Fabio Santos looks to lead his side away, but he runs of options down the left and is soon met by the mighty frame of Ivanovic.

Cahill makes a crucial interception to prevent the ball running into the path of Guerrero, after a lovely diagonal ball from the right by Ralf.

Moses floats the ball to the far post where he finds Hazard, but Corinthians steel up their defence as Alessandro tackles Ramires, the ball running for a throw-in.

Luiz is bodychecked by Alessandro as Chelsea look to break on the counter attack and the Corinthians player is reprimanded by the referee.

Paulinho has the ball taken off his toes in a timely tackle by Hazard just as he was about to take aim from inside the area.

Guerrero takes a crunching challenge from Ramires, which does not result in a booking for the midfielder but you suspect if this was a Premier League game he may not have been so lucky.

Ivanovic concedes a free-kick by stumbling through Emerson on the right, but the ball into the box is taken quickly by Corithians and makes for an easy claim for Cech.

Mata prevents an early Corinthians corner being awarded, with both sides making a few nervy, stray passes early on, which is natural when you consider what is on offer today.

Chelsea get the Club World Cup final underway.

The referee is the one and only Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey).

Here are the teams...

An upbeat Martin Wheat writes: "I'm glad Frank has his place back in the team. It's a shame Luiz has moved back into defence but we now have a solid right back."

Frank Lampard returns to captain Chelsea as David Luiz reverts to centre-back. Lampard makes his first start for almost two months following a calf problem, with interim manager Rafael Benitez also recalling Ramires and Victor Moses. Corinthians boss Tite announced his line-up yesterday, which saw Jorge Henrique replace Douglas.

Good morning and welcome to live coverage of Corinthians v Chelsea in the Club World Cup final. The teams are in and will be updated shortly, in the meantime you can share your thoughts by messaging jack.woodfield@bskyb.com

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