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Benitez defends Torres goal drought

January 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez has continued his defence of striker Fernando Torres after the Spaniard's goalscoring drought was extended during the Blues' 2-1 defeat of Arsenal on Sunday.

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Torres, 28, failed to score for the seventh consecutive match, with his last goal coming in Chelsea's 8-0 rout of Aston Villa last month.

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