Ramires unaware of Chelsea win due to injury

A goalless draw with Benfica is a good result, says Ramires… before finding out Chelsea won

By
Matt Barlow

PUBLISHED:

21:49 GMT, 28 March 2012

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UPDATED:

21:49 GMT, 28 March 2012

Ramires stood in the tunnel at the Stadium of Light and told Portuguese TV how thrilled he was with Chelsea's result against Benfica.

After all, he said, a goalless draw meant any win in London and his side were through to the last four. Only then did the Brazilian discover his team had actually won the game in Lisbon.

Unaware: Ramires did not know Chelsea had scored

Unaware: Ramires did not know Chelsea had scored

When Salomon Kalou tapped in the only goal, in the 75th minute, Ramires had been writhing in agony having been fouled in the build up by Oscar Cardozo.

The stadium hushed as Chelsea celebrated and Ramires was treated on the touchline. By the time he returned to the pitch, the game had restarted