Roberto Di Matteo was proud of the way his Chelsea players handled the John Terry and Anton Ferdinand handshake situation 'professionally'.The 0-0 draw with QPR at Loftus Road on Saturday almost played second fiddle as the attention was focused on whether the two defenders – who were infamously embroiled in a race row last season which led to a trial for Terry – would shake hands with each other ahead of kick-off.
Chelsea dropped Premier League points for the first time this season after being held to a 0-0 draw by QPR at Loftus Road.The Blues failed to score for the first time in the new campaign, but a clean sheet means they maintain their unbeaten start and stay top of the league.
Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has confirmed Ashley Cole and John Terry will be fit to play Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.It will come as a welcome boost to Chelsea, with both players returning from ankle problems as the team look at retain their lead in the English Premier League.
Queens Park Rangers striker Bobby Zamora says he will shake John Terry's hand when his side meet Chelsea on Saturday.The two teams clash at Loftus Road in the first meeting between the pair since Terry was cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand last October, but Zamora is looking forward to facing his old friend.
Leaders Chelsea will hope to put their horror show away at Queens Park Rangers last season to bed, in the corresponding fixture on Saturday.The Blues have strung together three wins from three, conceding just twice in 270 minutes, to top the Premier League table, but they have unfinished business with London rivals QPR, after they had two men sent off at Loftus Road.