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Benitez eyes Europa momentum

February 12, 2013
By Miguel Delaney
Rafael Benitez has claimed that the Europa League will not affect his Chelsea team, and may actually help them maintain momentum in the chase for Champions League places.

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For the first time in a decade, the Stamford Bridge side will have to adjust to the Thursday-Sunday schedule, but the Spanish manager says it had no effect on his Valencia team - who won both their domestic league and the old UEFA Cup in 2004.

He said: "In ...

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