BBC Sport - Chelsea 5-0 Stoke: Mark Hughes defends team selection

Hughes defends Stoke team selection at Chelsea

Mark Hughes says he rested several key players during the 5-0 defeat by Chelsea because of a two-day turnaround before their next game.

MATCH REPORT:Chelsea 5-0 Stoke

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