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Fernando Torres ends long drought

  • AP, Sunday, March 18, 2012 4:54 PM

Chelsea's Spanish forward Fernando Torres, who arrived at Chelsea from Liverpool last January for an $80 million transfer fee, ended his 26-game scoreless streak with two goals in a 5-2 win over Leicester on Sunday in the FA Cup quarterfinals.

"I needed those goals. I've been working so hard to get them," Torres said. "Maybe the job of a striker is to score goals and if you don't do it people think you're playing badly. But the support has been here and I feel the confidence of the [new] manager [Roberto di Matteo] now. We have some important games coming."

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