Chelsea 0-2 Swansea City

More torment for Torres as Swans soar

January 9, 2013
By John Brewin, Stamford Bridge
If the Ballon d'Or revealed anything, it is that to be regarded as the best by football's fraternity, you must play in Spain. Those at Chelsea and Swansea City clearly agree. Seven Spaniards began as compared to five British, but where Swansea's Hispanic influence thrived and is in touching distance of Wembley, this was another night to forget for Chelsea's cursed Spanish axis of Fernando Torres and Rafa Benitez.

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