Torres leads Chelsea win
- Published: 9 Dec 2012 at 01.10
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Fernando Torres put in another star turn as he inspired Chelsea to a 3-1 win at Sunderland, their first Premier League triumph in eight matches, putting Martin O’Neill’s side in the relegation zone.
The goal-shy Spain striker scored twice in the Champions League in midweek and opened the scoring in the North East with a fine volley, adding a second from the spot just before the break.He then turned provider as Juan Mata poached a third early in the second half, with Adam Johnson pulling one back for Sunderland with a superb driven effort across Petr Cech.Sunderland improved in the latter stages, going close three times, but Chelsea were relatively comfortable as they closed out victory.The result ends Chelsea’s winless streak in the league...
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