By Alan Duffy
One imagines Roman Abramovich was standing outside the Atletico Madrid dressing room at half-time with his cheque-book open, after he witnessed a magnificent first-half hat-trick from Colombian hitman Radamel Falcao.
‘El Tigre’ tore Chelsea apart in an outstaning first-half performance, netting three superb goals as the Blues defence fell apart.
After the break, Roberto Di Matteo’s side battled to get back into the game, but a fourth goal from the delightfully named Miranda on the hour-mark killed the game.
Gary Cahill did snatch a consolation goal for the Londoners, but overall they were totally outplayed.
Robery Di Matteo has a lot to ponder while Falcao has put another 10 or so million onto his price tag.