Havertz’s goal in the first half was to make the final in Porto, helping Chelsea win their second Champions League win.
Chelsea’s Kai Havertz recouped his extra money as his goal in the first half sealed his side’s 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League final on Saturday.
The young German midfielder, signing for Chelsea, took advantage of Mason Mount and fled City manager Ederson before stepping on the ball in the empty net for 42 minutes.
The Premier League City players were beloved before the final but suffered a disappointing night in Porto in their final Champions League match.
Pep Guardiola’s side were not allowed to play the game and did not respond when Chelsea’s signature sealed their second Champions League victory.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel won the battle against City Guardiola and his team would have won by a majority of others after Timo Werner converted two chances.
City worked after the holidays in search of opportunities and their reasoning was unhelpful when midfielder Kevin de Bruyne was injured in a head-on collision.
Chelsea survived a seven-minute suspension from Riyad Mahrez approaching City ahead of the Chelsea fans’ celebrations.
The London club may have finished fourth in the Premier League, with 19 big behind City players, but it is surprising that their third victory against Guardiola’s team in six weeks.
They shattered City’s hopes of a win when they won the FA Cup semifinals in April and delayed the celebration of their title and victory in Manchester.
Now, after being beaten by a small group of more than 14,000 fans who made a fuss, they rejected City’s first Champions League crown which they and Guardiola aspire to.