FOOTBALL - A brace by Fernando Torres, his first of the season, propelled Chelsea to their first league victory in the Rafael Benítez era. Torres scored more than once for the first time since netting a hat-trick last April 29th. His brace included the conversion of his first career Premier League penalty attempt. It also included his fastest goal for the Blues (on 11 minutes) since his arrival at Stamford Bridge in January 2011.
FOOTBALL - Fernando Torres is hoping to become the first player to score in more than one European Championship Final. He can also join three German players that have all scored two goals in a ECh final, however they all scored three goals in the same final. They are Gerd Müller (1972), Horst Hrubesch (1980) and Oliver Bierhoff (1996).
FOOTBALL - We are beginning to suspect that Fernando Torres is one of the loyal readers at this website. Only yesterday, we produced an article on his 150-day scoring drought at Chelsea. One day later, the drought is over. Torres scored twice today as Chelsea knocked Leicester City out of the FA Cup. Hit the tag ‘Fernando Torres’ below this text to get quick access to the article.
FOOTBALL - Today, it is precisely 150 days ago that Fernando Torres scored his last goal. It was in a Champions League match on 19 October 2011. What is wrong with one of the world’s most gifted and most expensive strikers? Infostrada Sports Group invited Nathan Flint to join them in a thorough search for the answer. Click here to read a detailed analysis of the events.
FOOTBALL - On Wednesday, 14 March, Fernando Torres’s Champions League cameo against Napoli failed to produce his elusive next goal. His side went through to the quarterfinals, but the Spaniard is now 147 days without an official goal. Click here to see snooker’s Ronnie O’Sullivan rack up a maximum 147 points in little over 5 minutes. Idea for stat provided by Twitter follower @Joostsat.