Rafael Benitez v his Chelsea predecessors

Andre Villas-Boas, Roberto di Matteo, Carlo Ancelotti, Felipe Scolari, Jose Mourinho and Claudio Ranieri have all perished under owner Roman Abramovich

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Chelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez launch a furious tirade last night in which he attacked the board and sections of the fans.

The Spaniard also confirmed that he will leave at the end of the season, ending what off the pitch has been an unhappy tenure at Stamford Bridge.

But what about on the pitch? Benetiz has overseen 27 matches in charge - here we compare how his predecessors fared over the same time period...


RAFAEL BENITEZ: Won: 14 Drawn: 7 Lost: 6. Win percentage: 52%


ROBERTO DI MATTEO: W: 17 D: 5 L: 5. WP: 63%


ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS: W: 14 D: 7 L: 7. WP: 52%


CARLO ANCELOTTI: W: 20 D: 4 L: 7. WP: 74%


FELIPE SCOLARI: W: 16 D: 7 L: 4. WP: 59%


AVRAM GRANT: W: 20 D: 5 L: 2. WP: 74%


JOSE MOURINHO: W: 20 D: 5 L: 2. WP: 74%


CLAUDIO RANIERI: W: 19 D: 4 L:4. WP: 70%


GUUS HIDDINK (in charge for only 22 matches): W: 16 D: 5 L: 1. WP: 73%