Fernando Torres boosts Chelsea to victory

December 8, 2012
By Press Association
Fernando Torres handed Rafael Benitez a first Premier League victory as Chelsea manager as he ended his personal drought in style with a 3-1 win at Sunderland on Saturday.

The Spaniard capped a powerful start for the Blues by firing them into an 11th-minute lead -- scoring his first league goal since Oct. 6 -- and he made it 2-0 in first-half stoppage time by converting a penalty awarded for Sebastian Larsson's trip on Ramires.

Only the woodwork prevented him from completing ...

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