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Chelsea's Benitez anticipates Ba-Torres double-act

Published on Jan 6, 2013 10:26 AM
 

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) - Rafael Benitez sees no reason why strikers Demba Ba and Fernando Torres cannot play together after Ba scored two debut goals as Chelsea crushed Southampton 5-1 in the FA Cup.

With Torres watching on from the bench at St Mary's on Saturday, Senegal international Ba took just 35 minutes to score his first Chelsea goal - a feat that took the Spaniard 14 games and two and a half months.

"They could play together," said Benitez.

"Ba was playing with (Newcastle United striker Papiss) Cisse last month, so he can play in a two because he is a clever player, but it depends on the players and the game.

 
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