Chelsea’s easy win over Galatasaray is perfect set up for Arsenal after Villa disappointment


Chelsea’s Samuel Eto’o (left) battles with Galatasaray’s Felipe Melo (Picture: AP)

It did not take long for Samuel Eto’o to steal the limelight from Didier Drogba as Chelsea disposed of Galatasaray in the Champions League second round.

The Cameroon international put the Blues ahead within five minutes, then Gary Cahill doubled the lead before the break and effectively ended the tie as a contest.

It wasn’t a happy return to Stamford Bridge for Drogba, whose main contribution was finding the ‘Drogba Legend’ banner with one of his free-kicks. The 2-0 scoreline probably flattered Roberto Mancini’s side, who proved to be one of the poorer sides Chelsea have faced in this stage of the competition.

Chelsea were guilty of spurning several chances over the course of the 90 minutes and perhaps lacked the desire to truly punish their opponents, but you could sense that they knew full well the visitors…

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