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Chelsea see off Stoke

2014-01-27 07:11
Oscar (AFP)

London - Oscar helped Chelsea draw a line beneath Juan Mata's departure with a fine free-kick in a 1-0 win over Stoke City in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday.

The Blues failed to add to Oscar's first-half effort despite hitting the woodwork twice, although it was a largely comfortable victory, with Stoke rarely threatening to score an equaliser and force a replay.

Stoke offered little in return and could have been on the end of a more comprehensive defeat if Eto'o had not missed from close range late on, while Ramires had a penalty appeal turned down.

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