Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 4/4/13
Chelsea will go into their UEFA Europa League quarterfinal second leg against Rubin Kazan next week with a healthy 3-1 advantage thanks in large to a brace from Fernando Torres. The beleaguered Spanish forward bundled home the opening goal of the night early on before Victor Moses lashed in a stunning second. However, the visitors pulled one back when John Terry was penalized by referee Gianluca Rocchi for handball. Bebars Natcho made no mistake from the spot, sending Petr Cech the wrong way four minutes from the break. Torres though bagged his second of the night with 20 minutes remaining as he climbed high to head the ball past Sergey Ryzhikov after a fine delivery from Juan Mata. Rafa Benitez's side will head to the Luzhniki Stadium - scene of their 2008 Champions League final penalty shootout defeat to Manchester United - in the hope of sealing a spot in the last four, but the away goal could yet have a crucial bearing on the outcome. The Blues were patient in the opening 1...
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