EPL: Andre Schurrle Helps Chelsea F.C. Beat Cardiff City 2-1

Andre Schurrle came off the bench to score a goal and create the second to help Chelsea come from behind to win 2-1 against Cardiff City in their season finale. Chelsea finished third in the points table.

updated: May 11, 2014 22:29 IST
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Substitute Andre Schurrle's introduction proved decisive as Chelsea came from behind to defeat relegated Cardiff 2-1 with two goals in three second-half minutes in the Welsh capital. (Manchester City crowned EPL 2013-14 champions)

The Germany international scored one and made the other for Fernando Torres shortly after coming on as Jose Mourinho's team, third in the Premier League, ended a trophyless season on a winning note.

Cardiff, in their final game before returning to the second-tier Championship, had led beyond the hour mark courtesy of Craig Bellamy's early deflected strike in what seems likely to be his final game as a professional.

The 34-year-old striker, who has scored for a record seven clubs in the Premier League, is out of contract this summer and reportedly planning to call time on his career.

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