Chelsea victorious at Stamford
By Tarryn Le Chat
14 September 2006
Chelsea were victorious in their 2-0 win over Werder Bremen on Tuesday, but four yellow cards haven taken the gloss off the three points they earned.
They kicked off their campaign for the Champions League glory they so desperately crave.
Captain John Terry, England team mates Frank Lampard and Joe Cole as well as Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba received cautions at Stamford Bridge.
Manager, Jose Mourinho, had warned that in the tournament’s most difficult group, which includes European champions Barcelona; bookings could play a role in how teams were prepared for the knockout stages.
He did not hide his irritation that Chelsea had suffered more than other clubs.