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Sunderland defender Bramble admits Anelka different class for Chelsea

Sunderland defender Titus Bramble admits Nicolas Anelka was different class for Chelsea's victory this week.

Anelka was outstanding in the comfortable win for the visitors.

Bramble told safc.com: "When they play like that they are going to get the win against most teams in this league.

"Before they scored the third goal I thought maybe we could hold them off. We knew they'd create chances.

"It was backs to the wall at times; we rode our luck and when you do that sometimes it can turn out to be your day. But it was a fair result in the end.

"Anelka was the best player on the pitch. He's so intelligent when he sits in the hole. He has a great footballing brain and we couldn't get near him."

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