Video: Benitez defends misfiring Torres

Interim manager Rafael Benitez refused to criticise striker Fernando Torres, despite the Chelsea striker’s continuing struggle for form

The Spaniard missed a host of chances as his side edged past Czech outfit Sparta Prague 2-1 on aggregate in the Europa League last 32, but Benitez was pleased to see Torres getting in the right position.

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