Rafael Benitez tries to make peace after stormy week

Chelsea captain John Terry spent the afternoon sitting directly behind Benitez on the bench and the Spaniard, who was rumoured to have argued with his defender in midweek, confirmed the former England international was fully fit.

updated: March 03, 2013 09:37 IST
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London: Rafael Benitez tried to end his war with Chelsea's fans after the Blues interim manager ended a turbulent week by leading his side to a 1-0 victory at home to West Bromwich Albion.

Since arriving at Stamford Bridge earlier this season, Benitez has been barracked by a section of the home support, who have never forgiven him for comments made about the club when he was in charge of Liverpool.

Benitez finally showed his frustration at the situation after the midweek FA Cup win at Middlesbrough when he launched a scathing attack on the fans and the club's hierarchy.

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