Despite lopsided Champions League score, Chelsea far from convincing

Wednesday November 6th, 2013
Samuel Eto'o enjoyed a resurgence with two goals in Chelsea's 3-0 Champions League win over Schalke on Wednesday.
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Mourinho may protest otherwise, but this remains an extremely strong squad. It, like so many Mourinho teams, has a habit of winning games without doing anything exceptional. It may be that it does power on to sweep all before it. But on the evidence of Wednesday, against a mediocre Schalke -- just sixth in the Bundesliga -- it is still far from the imperious force it probably should be.

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