Stamford Bridge | 23 Dec 12
Those people with ‘Benitez Out’ banners must be feeling really stupid now. The Spaniard has given life to this Chelsea squad. A serious thrashing of Aston Villa who only last week were superb in their win against Liverpool.
A scoreline of 8-0 which could have been 9-0 if Piazon hadn’t missed the penalty in the end.
Chelsea – Fernando Torres (3′), David Luiz (29′), Branislav Ivanovic (34′), Frank Lampard (59′), Ramires (75′, 90′), Oscar (79′ penalty), Eden Hazard (83′)
Chelsea Starting Lineup: Cech; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Cole; David Luiz, Lampard; Moses, Mata, Hazard; Torres.
Substitutes: Turnbull, Ferreira, Ake, Ramires, Oscar, Marin, Piazon.
Aston Villa Starting Lineup: Guzan, Lowton, Baker, Clark, Lichaj, Holman, Westwood, Bannan, Herd, Weimann, Benteke.
Substitutes: Given, Bowery, El Ahmadi, Ireland, Bennett, Delph, Albrighton.
Watch the highlights below.