How they did anything out there today beyond mud-wrestling is anyone’s guess and yet, whilst I kept trying to convince my son the conditions, not to mention a battle with Barcelona, would leave a lot of heavy legs, our players showed little, if any signs of either.
In fact, whilst Bosingwa was showing the opposition how to boss a defence, Fernando was on fire, Terry was an absolute tower and Lampard was laughing off the visitors views on his missus. So here’s a round-up of the proceedings:
As ever, Chelsea FC Blog bring us the review
ITV.com tell us the performance surprised Di Matteo
Mark Hughes talks navigational issues with BBC sport
The Daily Mail give us Nando’s thoughts
And Goal.com give us their player ratings