Chelsea 1, West Brom 0

Demba Ba, Chelsea beat West Brom

March 2, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Chelsea claimed a routine 1-0 win over West Brom on Saturday as Rafael Benitez made a victorious Stamford Bridge return following his midweek criticism of Blues supporters.

Demba Ba's 28th-minute goal saw Chelsea return above Tottenham to third place in the Premier League for 24 hours at least, ahead of Sunday's north London derby.

"I was today really pleased with the performance on the pitch and the atmosphere was really good," said Benitez, who was smiling broadly after the ...

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