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Chelsea slump as Brits' Euro hangover goes on

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Britain's roller-coaster European ride endured a couple of Europa League twists Thursday when Chelsea slumped to a 1-0 loss at Steaua Bucharest while Newcastle carved out a 0-0 draw against Anzhi Makhachkala. 

Fernando Torres (R) of Chelsea fights for the ball with Lukasz Szukala (L) and Vlad Chiriches (C) of Steaua Bucharest during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 first leg football match FC Steaua Bucharest vs Chelsea in Bucharest, Romania, on March 7, 2013. Steaua won 1-0.

After a traumatic week in the Champions League which saw Manchester United and Celtic defeated, Chelsea, who captured the continent's top prize last season, put in a toothless display in the Romanian capital in their last-16, first-leg tie.

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