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Jan 10, 2016 at 2pm UK at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea
2-0
ScunthorpeScunthorpe United
Costa (13'), Loftus-Cheek (68')
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Mark Robins "proud" of Scunthorpe United despite Chelsea defeat

Scunthorpe United manager Mark Robins is "proud" of his side despite their FA Cup exit at the hands of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Scunthorpe United manager Mark Robins has said that he is "proud" of his players despite their FA Cup exit at the hands of Chelsea this afternoon.

The League One outfit made things difficult for their Premier League opponents at Stamford Bridge but ultimately succumbed to a 2-0 defeat courtesy of goals from Diego Costa and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Robins was unhappy that his side were not awarded a penalty when Ramires brought down Kevin van Veen in the box, but he was still pleased with the effort put in by his players.

"Having seen [the penalty shout] live it looked like it could have been, but watching it back again, it was nailed-on," Robins told reporters.

"So we're very disappointed with that, because you need the rub of the green and we didn't get it. We huffed and puffed and caused them one or two scares but ultimately Loftus-Cheek's got on the end of the cutback, got a decent contact on it and it's 2-0.

"But I'm proud of the lads. Most importantly now the game's over, dealing with the interest for us has been fantastic. The FA Cup always gives clubs spotlight and that's been handled this week really well."

Scunthorpe will now turn their focus back to League One, where they take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Saturday.

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