Rafa says Torres’ confidence will be boosted after goal against Steau Bucharest.
Rafael Benitez insisted he was not concerned by Fernando Torres’ penalty miss in Chelsea’s 3-1 Europa League win over Steau Bucharest at Stamford Bridge.
The Spanish striker scored Chelsea’s third goal, to hand the hosts a 3-2 aggregate lead, before smashing a penalty over the bar late on.
Benitez said he was pleased to see the struggling forward taking more responsibility and said Torres’ confidence would be boosted by his goal.
Juan Mata and John Terry also scored as Chelsea progressed the the quarter-finals.