• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 31 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Collins 76"

Lichaj 79"

2 - 4
Chelsea

Chelsea

Sturridge 8"

Ivanovic 50"

Ivanovic 82"

Torres 90"

Aston Villa vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Given
30 Lichaj79"
6 Collins76"
32 Baker
3 Warnock
38 Gardner
31 Herd
11 Agbonlahor
7 Ireland
25 Bannan
26 Weimann
Substitutes
22 Guzan
12 Albrighton
18 Heskey
35 Johnson
37 Williams
40 Carruthers
41 Grealish

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic50"82"
4 Luiz
26 Terry
3 Cole
12 Mikel
8 Lampard
23 Sturridge8"
10 Mata
21 Kalou
9 Torres90"
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
5 Essien
7 Ramires
15 Malouda
17 Bosingwa
24 Cahill
34 Bertrand

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L L L L L W W L

Chelsea

W D W W D W D W
Head to Head
Chelsea
1-3
Aston Villa 31-Dec-2011
Chelsea
3-3
Aston Villa 02-Jan-2011
Aston Villa
0-0
Chelsea 16-Oct-2010
Chelsea
7-1
Aston Villa 27-Mar-2010
Aston Villa
2-1
Chelsea 17-Oct-2009
Aston Villa
0-1
Chelsea 21-Feb-2009

Live Text Commentary
91:31 +1.31
Goal
 

Fernando Torres fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aston Villa 2-4 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Daniel Sturridge.

90:26 +0.26
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Bannan.

89:13
 

Unfair challenge on Emile Heskey by Florent Malouda results in a free kick. Barry Bannan shoots direct from the free kick, save by Petr Cech.

88:44
 

Handball by Emile Heskey. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

85:19
 

A cross is delivered by Marc Albrighton, Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

84:35
 

Emile Heskey takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

82:13
Goal
 

Corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line, Branislav Ivanovic finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aston Villa 2-3 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Fernando Torres.

81:37
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor concedes a free kick for a foul on John Terry. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

81:27
Substitution
 

Emile Heskey comes on in place of Andreas Weimann.

79:04
Goal
 

Eric Lichaj fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aston Villa 2-2 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Marc Albrighton.

78:00
 

The ball is swung over by Marc Albrighton, clearance by Gary Cahill.

76:09
Goal
 

James Collins finds the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea.Assist by Eric Lichaj.

74:06
 

Foul by Andreas Weimann on Daniel Sturridge, free kick awarded. Mikel restarts play with the free kick.

73:02
Substitution
 

Gary Cahill fouled by Gabriel Agbonlahor, the ref awards a free kick. Juan Mata goes off and Florent Malouda comes on. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

71:39
 

Branislav Ivanovic sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Fernando Torres misses to the left of the goal.

69:35
Substitution
 

Marc Albrighton on for Chris Herd.

68:13
 

The ball is delivered by Stephen Ireland.

66:41
 

A cross is delivered by Stephen Warnock, clearance made by Mikel.

63:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard, clearance made by James Collins.

62:55
 

Foul by Eric Lichaj on Juan Mata, free kick awarded. Ashley Cole delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Nathan Baker manages to make a clearance.

61:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Juan Mata by Eric Lichaj. Free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

60:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Eric Lichaj on Daniel Sturridge. Ashley Cole takes the free kick.

57:56
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Collins on Fernando Torres. (Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Ramires coming on for Salomon Kalou. Juan Mata shoots direct from the free kick.

56:54
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Terry by Stephen Warnock. Booking for Stephen Warnock. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

56:44
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor produces a cross, Branislav Ivanovic manages to make a clearance.

56:31
 

Fernando Torres is caught offside. James Collins restarts play with the free kick.

55:12
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen Warnock by Juan Mata results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Warnock.

53:36
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor concedes a free kick for a foul on Branislav Ivanovic. Direct free kick taken by Mikel.

50:09
Goal
 

Outswinging corner taken by Juan Mata from the left by-line played to the near post, A goal is scored by Branislav Ivanovic from close range high into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 0-2 Chelsea.Assist on the goal came from Juan Mata.

48:42
 

The ball is crossed by Barry Bannan, John Terry manages to make a clearance.

46:18 +1.18
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

45:58 +0.58
 

Daniel Sturridge concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Gardner. Direct free kick taken by Gary Gardner.

45:33 +0.33
Substitution
 

Gary Cahill joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Luiz.

45:27
 

Fernando Torres is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Shay Given.

44:30
 

Floated corner taken by Barry Bannan, Close range header by James Collins goes over the crossbar.

42:38
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Barry Bannan.

42:18
 

Shot by Gabriel Agbonlahor. Save made by Petr Cech.

41:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Ireland by Frank Lampard. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Warnock.

40:15
 

Salomon Kalou is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Shay Given.

37:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Salomon Kalou by Eric Lichaj. Free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

34:27
 

Foul by Andreas Weimann on Mikel, free kick awarded. John Terry restarts play with the free kick.

33:51
 

Effort on goal by Daniel Sturridge from 20 yards. Save by Shay Given.

33:34
 

The ball is crossed by Eric Lichaj.

31:54
 

Outswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan from the left by-line, Nathan Baker produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

31:39
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor sends in a cross, Ashley Cole manages to make a clearance.

27:21
 

Inswinging corner taken by Frank Lampard, James Collins makes a clearance.

26:14
 

The referee gives a free kick against Gary Gardner for handball. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

25:21
 

Foul by Mikel on Stephen Ireland, free kick awarded. Barry Bannan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Mikel makes a clearance.

23:05
 

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Blocked by Nathan Baker. Gary Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic. David Luiz takes the direct free kick.

22:57
 

Shot by Juan Mata from inside the box bounces off the post.

21:46
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Herd, save by Petr Cech.

20:06
 

Barry Bannan takes the inswinging corner, James Collins has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

19:22
 

Barry Bannan takes the inswinging corner, clearance by John Terry.

18:03
 

Shot by Mikel. Save by Shay Given.

13:26
 

Centre by Andreas Weimann, save made by Petr Cech.

12:46
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Gabriel Agbonlahor. Indirect free kick taken by Petr Cech.

8:08
Goal
 

Goal scored by Daniel Sturridge from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 0-1 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Fernando Torres.

8:05
 

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Stephen Warnock gets a block in.

5:31
 

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Save made by Shay Given.

3:30
 

Unfair challenge on Frank Lampard by Gary Gardner results in a free kick. Mikel takes the free kick.

:49
 

The offside flag is raised against Juan Mata. James Collins restarts play with the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 29 36 67
2 Man City 30 34 61
3 Arsenal 30 27 60
4 Man Utd 30 25 59
5 Liverpool 30 12 54
6 Southampton 30 21 53
7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 5 53
8 Swansea 30 -4 43
9 West Ham 30 3 42
10 Stoke 30 -3 42

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