Featured Matches
Previous
Lille
FC Porto
0
1
ESPNDeportes FT
Leg 1
Game Details
NK Maribor
Celtic
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Standard Liege
Zenit St Petersburg
0
1
ESPN3 FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Stjarnan
Internazionale
0
3
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Fulham
Wolverhampton Wanderers
0
1
FT
Game Details
Colorado Rapids
Los Angeles Galaxy
3
4
FT
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
San Jose Earthquakes
1
1
FT
Game Details
AaB
Apoel Nicosia
1
1
ESPN3 FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Lille
FC Porto
0
1
ESPNDeportes FT
Leg 1
Game Details
NK Maribor
Celtic
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Slovan Bratislava
BATE Borisov
1
1
ESPN3 FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Standard Liege
Zenit St Petersburg
0
1
ESPN3 FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Hajduk Split
2
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Stjarnan
Internazionale
0
3
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Fulham
Wolverhampton Wanderers
0
1
FT
Game Details
Livingston
Heart of Midlothian
4
1
FT
Game Details
Colorado Rapids
Los Angeles Galaxy
3
4
FT
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
San Jose Earthquakes
1
1
FT
Game Details
DC United
Waterhouse
1
0
FT
Game Details
CD FAS
Montreal Impact
2
3
FT
Game Details
Nacional Potosí
Libertad
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
UTC
Deportivo Cali
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
General Díaz
Cobresal
2
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Peñarol
Wilstermann
2
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Real Espor
Atlético Nacional
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
River Plate
Colón de Santa Fe
0
0
AET
Game Details
Guadalajara
Zacatepec
2
1
FT
Game Details
Puebla
Necaxa
1
0
ESPNDeportes FT
Game Details
Altamira
Queretaro
0
1
FT
Game Details
At. San Luis
Monterrey
0
0
FT
Game Details
Veracruz
Lobos BUAP
0
0
ESPNDeportes FT
Game Details
Figueirense FC
Botafogo
1
0
FT
Game Details
Santos FC
Atletico Paranaense
2
0
FT
Game Details
Sport
Palmeiras
2
1
FT
Game Details
Bahia
Criciúma
0
0
FT
Game Details
Coritiba FBC
EC Vitória
2
0
FT
Game Details
Chapecoense AF
Fluminense FC
1
0
FT
Game Details
Flamengo
Atlético MG
2
1
FT
Game Details
Internacional
São Paulo
0
1
FT
Game Details
Western Sydney Wanderers
Guangzhou Evergrande
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Pohang Steelers
FC Seoul
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Free State Stars
SuperSport United
3
2
FT
Game Details
Bidvest Wits
Maritzburg Utd
1
0
FT
Game Details
Chippa United
Pretoria Univ
1
2
FT
Game Details
Moroka Swallows
Mamelodi Sundowns
0
2
FT
Game Details
Mpumalanga Black Aces
Silver Stars
0
2
FT
Game Details
Orlando Pirates
Amazulu
1
1
FT
Game Details
Saprissa
Santos
3
2
FT
Game Details
Sky Blue FC
Houston Dash
1
0
FT
Game Details
Next
Jan 22, 2013

Cech: Veterans still key for Chelsea

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has hailed the club's decision to hand Ashley Cole a contract extension and insists there is still a place for the club's veteran performers in a new-look Blues line-up.

• Blog: Chelsea edge past Gunners
• Cahill harbours title ambitions

Cole's new deal caught many observers by surprise as he was widely expected to leave Stamford Bridge next summer, but Cech believes the move to retain the services of the 32-year-old was shrewd.

"Ashley's new deal is great news," Cech told the Chelsea website. "He is still one of the best full-backs in the world and we want players like that to stay at the club as it shows we still have the ambition and motivation to challenge for everything, it's great to see.

"We still have a very young side. The players gain more experience every day, but we have players who like to play and sometimes you need to shut the door and see the game out. The nature of the players we have is to keep on playing, but the important thing is to improve."

After Rafael Benitez's men returned to winning ways at Stamford Bridge with a 2-1 win against local rivals Arsenal on Sunday, Cech suspects the victory could be a crucial turning point in the club's turbulent season.

"Credit to everyone because in a difficult moment, when we haven't been doing so well, we managed to stick together and get the win against Arsenal," Cech said. "We made it very hard for ourselves in the second half because we started slowly and they took the initiative.

"We had some very good counter-attacks where we could have killed the game off, but we didn't do it and so we had to fight until the last second.

"It's the same repeating story for us at home. We had a fantastic first half, but we should have killed the game off. We started the second half and all of a sudden everything wasn't going as we planned.

"We had to fight for the result. It was positive in the end, but we allowed them to come back into the game and in the last few minutes we had to defend. Against Southampton we got punished (in a 2-2 draw), but against Arsenal we knew how to see the game out. It was very positive and now it's time to look forward."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.