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Benitez happy with draw

April 12, 2013
By Miguel Delaney
Rafa Benitez has said he is pleased to draw Basel in the Europa League due to ease of travel, and praised his Chelsea team for how they have coped with the extreme demands of this season.

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Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City will be the club's 59th game of the campaign, with far-flung trips to Moscow complicating a chaotic schedule. As such, Benitez feels ...

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