Fernando Torres endured 承受了、忍受了another torrid 艰难的 afternoon as 10-man Chelsea secured a comfortable 4-1 victory over Swansea.
The Spain striker had given Chelsea the lead at 29 minutes but was shown a straight red card 直接红牌 10 minutes later for a rash challenge 轻率的举动。
The breakthrough 突破 came through Torres who, pilloried 被公众嘲笑 for his miss against Manchester United a week earlier, scored his second goal of the season.
Juan Mata chipped a ball 铲球 over the top and Angel Rangel played Torres onside 让托雷斯没有越位，allowing him to swivel 转身 and find the bottom corner.
I don't think Torres is a malicious player. It's one where the ball's just got away from Gower.
Brendan Rodgers, Swansea manager
Chelsea were turning on the style 踢得漂亮 and seven minutes later doubled their advantage. Ashley Cole picked out the advancing Brazilian midfielder Ramires on the edge of the area and he coolly slotted 轻松冷静射门 the ball through the legs of Vorm.
But Torres's afternoon was to take a turn for the worse 运气变得更糟了for a second week in succession as he was sent off by referee Mike Dean for a two-footed challenge 双腿飞铲 on Gower.
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers said "I don't think Torres is a malicious恶意的 player. It's one where the ball's just got away from Gower."
With 10 men, we never lost our will to continue to attack and I think it paid off. It really shows the nature and commitment of these players towards their objectives.
Andre Villas-Boas, Chelsea manager
Another goal in the second half from Ramires made the game safe for Chelsea.
Defender Ashley Williams then scored a consolation goal 安慰球 for Swansea before Didier Drogba added a fourth in stoppage time 加时赛.
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas said, "With 10 men, we never lost our will to continue to attack and I think it paid off. It really shows the nature and commitment of these players towards their objectives."