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EXTRA TIME: How South African football reacted to the Europa League final

22:17 BST 29/05/2019
Hazard Chelsea Europa League final
Two London clubs, Arsenal and Chelsea met in the second biggest European final of the season, played in Baku on Wednesday night

Chelsea and Arsenal are among two of the most popular English clubs in South Africa.

So, this Europa League final received a huge following in the country. A number of Premier Soccer League legends, current stars and local media posted on Twitter during the game.

The London clubs started slowly with a goalless first half, but then five goals were smashed in during the second half, with Chelsea being comfortable 4-1 winners.

We also included a few official Tweets from the media at the stadium, with Chelsea star Eden Hazard increasing speculation that he will move to Real Madrid.

Watch Hazard's interview and enjoy the local Tweets on the Europa League final.