Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool

Di Matteo makes his mark

May 5, 2012
By Richard Jolly, Wembley stadium
As the blue confetti flew around Wembley, as an exuberant John Obi Mikel rugby-tackled Salomon Kalou, as a jubilant John Terry drank champagne from the FA Cup and, ever the showman, Didier Drogba posed for the cameras with a knowing insouciance, Roberto Di Matteo attempted to retain his characteristic calm.

Until he was hoisted and thrown into the air by his players, he succeeded. Except in the immediate aftermath of the most improbable of victories over Barcelona, Di Matteo prefers the ...

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