Toress; scoring twice and setting up two (FA Cup; 5-2 Leicester)

Torres had gone five months without a goal since he last found the back of the net against Genk in October, but the Spaniard was back on the scoresheet with a double in Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final at Stamford Bridge.

It might only have been a mid-table Championship side providing the opposition but, after going 25 hours and 41 minutes of playing time without a goal, Torres wasn't complaining as his scuffed 67th minute finish and an 86th minute header eased Chelsea's path into the semi-finals.

Blues interim boss Di Matteo hopes the much-maligned star -- who has only scored seven goals in 13 months at Chelsea -- will be able to use the confidence boost to silence the critics who have dubbed him a £50 million flop.

Cahill - a former Bolton teammate of Fabrice Muamba - rose strongly to open the scoring. He headed in Juan Mata's corner in the 12th minute before lifting his shirt to reveal the words 'PRAY 4 MUAMBA'.
Torres, who showed signs of returning to his best form, set up Salomon Kalou for Chelsea's second after 16 minutes. 27-year-old Torres finally struck his first goal of 2012 in the 67th minute. Raul Meireles squared it to him on the edge of the box and he squeezed his shot in.
Leicester pulled a goal back through Jermaine Beckford before Torres headed in his second. Leicester would not give in though and Ben Marshall curled a fantastic goal into the top right corner from outside the penalty area on 88 minutes. In injury time, Torres could have attempted a hat-trick but unselfishly squared the ball for Meireles in injury time for Chelsea's fifth. The Spaniard said afterwards: "I needed those goals. I've been working so hard to get them."

Liverpool are also through to the last four after beating Stoke 2-1 at Anfield. Luis Suarez put the home side ahead before Peter Crouch scored against his former club. Stewart Downing's second-half strike set up a possible Merseyside derby semi-final if Everton win their replay with Sunderland. (,


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