Brendan Rodger’s return to Stamford Bridge was not a happy one, as goals from Fernando Torres, one in each half from Brazilian Ramires and an injury-time strike from Didier Drogba cancelled out Ashley Williams’ consolation. It was not all plain sailing for the Blues though as striker Torres continued his poor start in a Chelsea shirt by being dismissed for a late tackle on Mark Gower just ten minutes after scoring the opening goal.
Boss Andre Villas-Boas refused to give his opinion on the red card, merely stating that the referee’s decision is final. He was however very pleased with his team’s performance.
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