Chelsea Draw with Manchester City: Grading Rafa Benitez's Chelsea Debut

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Chelsea Draw with Manchester City: Grading Rafa Benitez's Chelsea Debut
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A scoreless draw at home to Manchester City might not have been the start that new Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez had envisaged, but the result will certainly do for the Blues' new boss.

Having taking over the post with the firing of Roberto Di Matteo during the week, the 52-year-old Benitez had his first game in charge of the West London club this weekend in the English Premier League, and keeping Roberto Mancini's men scoreless is certainly no small achievement.

Whether or not Benitez has won over the Chelsea public yet still remains to be seen, but certainly, from his opening match, the Blues look in good hands for the year to come.

Let's take a look at how the Spaniard's opening day in charge of the reigning European champions went in the Premier League this weekend.

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