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Chelsea boss Ancelotti: I have not lost faith in Turnbull

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti insists he hasn't lost faith in Ross Turnbull, despite his gaffe in defeat to Ajax.

Turnbull, deputising for the injured Petr Cech, blew his chance to stake a claim for a start in Chelsea's Premier League opener by blundering for both of Ajax's first-half goals.

He was promptly hauled off at half-time as the Blues lost 3-1 to the Dutch giants, managed by Martin Jol after he finally turned down Fulham this week.

Cech has been ruled out for at least a month having torn his right calf muscle in training.

But boss Ancelotti insisted he always planned to play Henrique Hilario after the interval.

He said: "We just have to hope Cech recovers quickly. But we have two other goalkeepers and have to keep faith with them.

"Everyone could see Turnbull didn't have a good performance but that can happen to any young keeper and I still trust him."

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