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  • The FA Cup
  • Date: Tue 06 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St Andrews Stadium
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Chelsea

Chelsea

Mata 53"

Meireles 59"

Birmingham City vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Birmingham City

13 Doyle
23 Spector
5 Ibanez
24 Davies
8 N'Daw
22 Redmond
12 Mutch
14 Gomis
15 Elliott
17 Rooney
19 Zigic
Substitutes
1 Myhill
7 Burke
9 King
20 Valles
35 Reilly
36 Jervis
29 Packwood

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic
4 Luiz
24 Cahill
34 Bertrand
7 Ramires
12 Mikel
16 Meireles59"
21 Kalou
9 Torres
10 Mata53"
Substitutes
40 Hilario
5 Essien
8 Lampard
11 Drogba
18 Lukaku
23 Sturridge
26 Terry

Possession Stats

41%
59%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Birmingham City

L D L D W L W L

Chelsea

D W L W W L W L


Live Text Commentary
92:00 +2
 

Morgaro Gomis delivers the ball, David Luiz makes a clearance.

89:47
 

Marlon King concedes a free kick for a foul on David Luiz. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

88:26
Substitution
 

Michael Essien comes on in place of Juan Mata.

87:51
 

The ball is crossed by Wade Elliott, save made by Petr Cech.

87:37
 

Jordon Mutch decides to take a short corner.

87:23
 

Marlon King takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

86:34
 

The referee blows for offside against Nikola Zigic. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

86:03
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line, clearance made by Mikel.

85:56
 

Wade Elliott produces a cross, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

85:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Raul Meireles on Nathan Redmond. Free kick crossed by Jordon Mutch, clearance made by David Luiz.

83:41
 

The ball is swung over by Nathan Redmond, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

83:17
 

Outswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line, clearance by Juan Mata.

82:29
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch, clearance made by Frank Lampard.

81:19
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Jordon Mutch clears the bar.

79:55
 

Foul by Marlon King on David Luiz, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by David Luiz.

78:06
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line to the near post, Fernando Torres makes a clearance.

77:27
 

Gary Cahill challenges Jordon Mutch unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jordon Mutch, save by Petr Cech.

74:54
Substitution
 

Frank Lampard is brought on as a substitute for Ramires.

74:42
 

Shot from just outside the box by Nathan Redmond goes over the bar.

74:24
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch, clearance by Branislav Ivanovic.

73:20
 

Nathan Redmond delivers the ball, save by Petr Cech.

71:43
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Fernando Torres. Indirect free kick taken by Pablo Ibanez.

71:05
Substitution
 

Guirane N'Daw goes off and Marlon King comes on.

68:21
Goal
 

Foul by Guirane N'Daw on Fernando Torres, Penalty awarded. Penalty taken by Juan Mata is saved by Colin Doyle. Birmingham 0-2 Chelsea.

66:06
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

65:31
 

Juan Mata takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Curtis Davies.

64:35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ramires by Guirane N'Daw. Juan Mata crosses the ball in from the free kick.

63:44
 

Juan Mata produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

63:02
 

Wade Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Branislav Ivanovic. Branislav Ivanovic restarts play with the free kick.

62:07
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Spector by Fernando Torres. Fernando Torres booked. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Spector.

59:44
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Raul Meireles from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-2 Chelsea.Assist by Ramires.

58:15
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Rooney on Juan Mata. Chris Burke replaces Adam Rooney. Daniel Sturridge is brought on as a substitute for Salomon Kalou. Juan Mata takes the free kick.

57:10
 

Close range header by Juan Mata goes wide of the left-hand upright.

55:48
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch, Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

53:57
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Juan Mata from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Birmingham 0-1 Chelsea.

51:14
 

Branislav Ivanovic challenges Guirane N'Daw unfairly and gives away a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

50:07
 

Foul by David Luiz on Nikola Zigic, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Jonathan Spector.

47:47
 

Jordon Mutch takes the outswinging corner, Petr Cech makes a save.

45:57 +0.57
 

Fernando Torres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch. Direct free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

44:44
 

Fernando Torres has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

44:03
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata from the right by-line.

42:35
 

Foul by Ramires on Curtis Davies, free kick awarded. Curtis Davies takes the direct free kick.

42:07
 

Juan Mata takes a shot. Save by Colin Doyle.

41:36
 

Corner taken by Juan Mata played to the near post.

39:18
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jordon Mutch.

39:06
 

The ball is crossed by Jordon Mutch, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

38:14
 

Jonathan Spector crosses the ball, clearance by Raul Meireles.

37:17
 

Ryan Bertrand produces a cross, save made by Colin Doyle.

36:56
 

Juan Mata delivers the ball, clearance made by Guirane N'Daw.

31:27
 

Corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata from the right by-line, Gary Cahill has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

30:38
 

Gary Cahill takes a shot. Blocked by Pablo Ibanez.

30:32
 

Centre by Ramires.

28:37
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Ramires. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

27:36
 

Unfair challenge on Gary Cahill by Nikola Zigic results in a free kick. The referee cautions Nikola Zigic for unsporting behaviour. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

26:09
 

Juan Mata concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Spector. The ball is delivered by Jordon Mutch, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Adam Rooney misses to the right of the target.

24:17
 

Wade Elliott takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

23:48
 

Ramires gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgaro Gomis. Guirane N'Daw takes the direct free kick.

23:27
 

The ball is sent over by Fernando Torres, clearance by Guirane N'Daw.

22:57
 

Centre by Salomon Kalou.

20:52
 

Jonathan Spector takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

19:53
 

The offside flag is raised against Juan Mata. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

18:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Rooney on Ryan Bertrand. Direct free kick taken by David Luiz.

17:52
 

Effort on goal by Ramires from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

11:03
 

Salomon Kalou produces a cross, Guirane N'Daw manages to make a clearance.

7:43
 

Adam Rooney is caught offside. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

6:36
 

Jordon Mutch crosses the ball, clearance by Branislav Ivanovic.

5:58
 

The official flags Juan Mata offside. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

4:11
 

Fernando Torres is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

2:35
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line played to the near post.

2:10
 

Fernando Torres concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordon Mutch. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.

1:36
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Juan Mata.

1:24
 

Juan Mata takes a shot. Save made by Colin Doyle.

:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Salomon Kalou. Free kick taken by Jordon Mutch.