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The midfielder stood in for Terry last night and in the Champions League final last year

John Terry is taken off the pitch with an ankle injury during Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Aston Villa

Injured Chelsea trio John Terry, Eden Hazard John Obi Mikel travel to Europa League final

The Blues play Benfica in Amsterdam tomorrow

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez is pleased with what he has achieved since arriving at the club to replace Roberto Di Matteo

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Gareth Bale displays his frustration, and his thighs, after failing to pinch victory with a late free-kick

Tottenham are running on empty and must rely on Chelsea and Arsenal to make mistakes if they are to clinch top-four place

Andre Villas-Boas’s team show character to push for Champions League qualification right to the closing stages

Benitez says David Luiz is ‘miles better’ than most in the Premier League

Rafa Benitez defends David Luiz, claiming the Chelsea defender only uses his elbows to defend himself

Luiz has been one of the best players in the country this season

The Chelsea defender David Luiz has told friends that he was laughing at a Manchester United supporter who berated him as Sideshow Bob

Chelsea defender David Luiz claims smirk followed Manchester United fan's 'Sideshow Bob' jibe

The Brazilian has been heavily criticised following the incident at Old Trafford

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Ferguson attacks Chelsea’s Luiz over ‘dying swan’ act

Sir Alex Ferguson was less than happy with his sides performance

We've taken foot off the pedal, there's no edge, says Sir Alex Ferguson

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Juan Mata celebrates as his strike deflected off Phil Jones to give Chelsea a 1-0 win against Manchester United

Manchester United 0 Chelsea 1 match report: Chelsea show steel to put goal within touch

Champions League qualification hopes greatly enhanced after impressive victory

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Premier League: Manchester United v Chelsea match preview

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Rafael Benitez reveals Chelsea celebrations will be kept to a minimum after reaching Europa League final

The Blues still have a fight on their hands in the league

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