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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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'Crazy' schedule leaves Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta struggling at end of a long season

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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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Defender produces another wonder strike to seal showdown with his former club Benfica in Amsterdam

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Chelsea stroll past Basel to set up final date with Benfica

Fenerbahce players celebrate during the first leg

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Alan Pardew admitted his side were second best in Sunderland v Newcastle

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