Oscar: We really wanted win
Oscar insists Chelsea gave their all in failed quest to land the Club World Cup title, with Corinthians fully deserving of their success.
Rafa Benitez suffered another frustrating day in the dugout on Sunday, with Chelsea coming unstuck in their efforts to add a global prize to their UEFA Champions League crown.
One goal was enough for Corinthians to down the current kings of Europe, with South America prevailing in a cross-continental clash.
Oscar was among those unable to raise their game sufficiently against his fellow countrymen, but he is adamant that Chelsea did not take their foot off the gas in a game which could have landed them another piece of silverware.
He told Rede Globo: "I didn't think we lacked effort, this happens.
"The whole of the Chelsea team need to learn how to play decisive games like this.
"Chelsea wanted this title so much, we have been training a lot in London for this competition. But defeat happens. Corinthians played well and deserved to win.
"It was a good game, we just didn't create as much as usual, Cassio made some great saves and Corinthians scored when they had the chance." Tears
An outpouring of emotion from David Luiz at the final whistle showed just how much defeat meant to certain members of the Chelsea squad, with the Brazil international reduced to tears.
He said afterwards: "I can only speak for myself, but I really felt this defeat.
"I love playing football and I play to win. I have my own way of expressing myself and I was really sad after this defeat."
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