Fernando Torres successes in Champions league continues in Barclays Premier League with his first hat-trick for Chelsea in 6-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers and add premier league hat-tricks tally to 19. The hat-trick is his fourth in Premier league.
Monday, 30 April 2012
The £50m striker scores his first hat-trick since Sep 2009 and he promises many more. "My last hat-trick was a long time ago but hopefully it will be the first of many" Torres said. His manager well satisfied with his performance. "I was always pleased with his contribution and he was always working hard for the team, putting the assists in". Di Matteo commented.
The UEFA championship and FA Cup finalist still sixth in the premier league log but close the gap with Newcastle to one point. The blues benefited from retuning back to traditional Chelsea game and performing better under Di Mateo who has only lost once and drew three of 16 games. Next trip they will face Liverpool in FA cup final before tough fight for fourth position against Newcastle.
UEFA Champions’ league final
Chelsea FC also rely on players’ rotation in these important fixtures to avoid players’ exhaustion while protecting important players for Champions league final with Bayern Munich in Allianz Arena in May 19. The two clubs met on 2004-2005 champions’ league quarter final were Chelsea under Jose Mourinho supervision won 6-5 on aggregate after Chelsea 4-2 win on first leg and Bayern won 3-2 on second leg.
Chelsea FC vs Queens Park Rangers goals highlights
Daniel Sturridge (1') 1-0
John Terry (13') 2-0
Fernando Torres (19') 3-0
Fernando Torres (25') 4-0
Fernando Torres (64') 5-0
Florent Malouda (80') 6-0
Djibril Cissé (84') 6-1