Sunderland 1-3 Chelsea: Fernando Torres Inspires Benitez, Blues to Victory

Jack Alexandros RathbornContributor IIIDecember 7, 2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05:  Rafael Benitez the Chelsea manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Chelsea and FC Nordsjaelland at Stamford Bridge on December 5, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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Barclays Premier League—Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England at 10:00 a.m. ET

 

Full-time: Sunderland 1-3 Chelsea

 

Scorers: Torres (11', 45+2'), Mata (47'), Johnson (65')

 

Sunderland:

Simon Mignolet, Phil Bardsley (Jack Colback. 67'), Danny Rose, John O'Shea, Carlos Cuellar, Sebastian Larsson (Louis Saha, 81'), Craig Gardner, Adam Johnson, James McClean, Stephan Sessegnon, Conor Wickham

Subs:

Keiron Westwood, Fraizer Campbell, Matt Kilgallon, David Vaughan, Titus Bramble.

 

Chelsea:

Petr Cech, Branislav Ivanovic, David Luiz, Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Oriol Romeu (Oscar, 20'), Ramires, Victor Moses (Ryan Bertrand, 60'), Juan Mata, Eden Hazard (Frank Lampard, 78'), Fernando Torres

Subs:

 Ross Turnbull, Paulo Ferreira, Marko Marin, Cesar Azpilicueta.