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Stamford Bridge (ATT 28,817) 14th March 2013 - Kick off 20:05 Ref: S Lannoy

Chelsea Chelsea vs FC Steaua Bucuresti S Bucuresti

Chelsea (3) 3

J Mata (33)
J Terry (58)
F Torres (71)

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S Bucuresti (2) 1

V Chiriches (45)

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  1. A sterling performance from the Blues sees them progress to the Europa League quarter-finals after a drama-packed second half at Stamford Bridge. Thanks for your company tonight and I'll see you all soon!

  2. FULL TIME. Chelsea 3 Steaua Bucuresti 1. (Agg: 3-2).

  3. 90+3

    A massive miss for Chelsea as Torres bursts down the byline, cuting the ball back for Benayoun who ends up sweeping the ball away from goal!

  4. 90+3

    A late swap for Chelsea, as Benayoun relaces Hazard.

  5. 90+1

    Three minutes of injury time is added on.

  6. 90+1

    A Steaua free-kick comes in and as Cech collides with Luiz, the defender takes a bruising as he slowly recovers and eventually gets to his feet.

  7. 90

    Moses arrives late on for Chelsea, with the magnificent Mata given a standing ovation upon his exit from the game.

  8. 89

    Torres is played in short from a corner, and after steering away from Szukala, he sets up Mikel whose rifled shot is deflected for a corner.

  9. 87

    Torres hits the bar! The game remains in the balance, and as Chelsea looked to continue their attack, a second ball is thrown on to the pitch. Great drama with five minutes to go!

  10. 86

    Hazard's quick feet are too much for Borceanu, who makes the tackle, which sends him down, and Torres steps up....

  11. 86

    Penalty to Chelsea!

  12. 85

    Hazard is pushed over by Szukala, but again the referee chooses not to punish Steaua, as neat link-up play between Hazard and Mata is brought to an end.

  13. 84

    Rapa heads off, with Rocha taking his place for Steaua.

  14. 82

    Chelsea sit deep, and as Rusescu advances, he runs out of space as the home defenders swarm around him, before Latovlevici draws a fine save from Cech.

  15. 81

    Luiz pickpockets Tatu, as Chelsea look to retain the ball for the time being and lessen the drama of the last 10 minutes.

  16. 80

    Cole brings another Steaua player to the ground, but this time it's a free-kick as he hauls down Rapa.

  17. 79

    Steaua make a change, with Tatu replacing Tanase.

  18. 78

    A terrific turn of speed from Oscar leaves Rapa in his wake, but he was always at a tight angle and his shot flashes wide across the far post.

  19. 77

    Torres returns to the fray without a name or number on his shirt, and as Rusescu concedes possession, the Chelsea striker ends up earning his side a corner.

  20. 75

    Replays show that contact was mininal between Torres and Szukala, but the Spaniard remains unhappy as he is shown to have picked up that injury in a kick from Chiriches.

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