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Oscar stunner puts Chelsea through in FA Cup

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Oscar helped Chelsea draw a line beneath Juan Mata's departure with a fine free-kick in a 1-0 win over Stoke City in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday. 

Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with Chelsea's German striker Andre Schurrle (L) at Stamford Bridge in London on January 26, 2014

The Brazilian had dislodged Mata from his position as Chelsea's main playmaker, prompting the Spaniard to join Manchester United, and the quality of his goal demonstrated why manager Jose Mourinho rates him so highly.

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