Chelsea 4-1 Wigan: Putting Rafa Benitez Under the Microscope

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Chelsea 4-1 Wigan: Putting Rafa Benitez Under the Microscope
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After overseeing just one win in Chelsea's last six fixtures, there were reports in this morning's press, via Rob Beasley of The Sun, that Rafa Benitez would be sacked if the Blues failed to beat Wigan Athletic.

In truth, many of the Chelsea fans would love to see the back of him anyway, regardless of an impressive enough 4-1 win over the Latics

Over recent weeks, the Spaniard's team selection, tactics, substitutions and control over team affairs have come under fierce scrutiny from the Chelsea faithful who are unanimously underwhelmed with the former Liverpool boss' impact since taking over from Roberto Di Matteo.

After falling 16 points adrift of Manchester United at the summit of the Premier League and losing out on the World Club Cup and Capital One Cup, Benitez has a lot to answer for.

So, I've ran the rule of Rafa the Gaffer and rated what he did right and wrong in Chelsea's 4-1 win against Wigan.

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