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Di Matteo backing Torres

September 22, 2012
By ESPN staff
Roberto Di Matteo has defended Chelsea striker Fernando Torres again after former Blues boss Ruud Gullit criticised the Spaniard following Wednesday's Champions League draw with Juventus.

Gullit said it sometimes felt "like Chelsea are playing with 10 men'' after the 2-2 in which the £50 million man barely mustered a shot on target in his last three matches.

But Di Matteo backed his striker, saying: "We're happy with him. Even when he doesn't score, he provides and works ...

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