Torres brace sees Chelsea through in FA Cup

Updated: March 18, 2012

Fernando Torres scored his first goal since October and added a late second to help Chelsea ease to a 5-2 win over second tier Leicester City in a one-sided FA Cup quarterfinal on Sunday.

The 50 million-pound  Spanish striker scuffed a shot into the Leicester net after 67 minutes to send the Stamford Bridge crowd into raptures and he found the target again with a deft header five minutes from time.

Everton drew 1-1 with Sunderland on Saturday and the game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bolton Wanderers was abandoned before halftime after Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch. Muamba remained in a critical condition on Sunday.

In Sundays late game Liverpool overcame Stoke 2-1 to progress to the next round thanks to goals from Suarez and Downing.