• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 30 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park
Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers

Mwaruwari 20"

1 - 2
Chelsea

Chelsea

Anelka 38"

Ivanovic 83"

Blackburn Rovers vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Salgado
4 Samba
6 Nelsen
5 Givet
28 Jones
41 Diouf
7 Emerton
12 Pedersen
10 Diouf
21 Mwaruwari20"
Substitutes
13 Bunn
3 Olsson
8 Dunn
9 Kalinic
11 Grella
23 Hoilett
30 Roberts

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic83"
33 Alex
26 Terry
3 Cole
5 Essien
12 Mikel
18 Zhirkov
39 Anelka38"
11 Drogba
15 Malouda
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
17 Bosingwa
19 Ferreira
21 Kalou
23 Sturridge
44 Kakuta
46 McEachran

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Chelsea

W W D L W D L W
Head to Head
Blackburn
1-1
Chelsea 21-Mar-2010
Chelsea
5-0
Blackburn 24-Oct-2009
Chelsea
2-0
Blackburn 17-May-2009
Blackburn
0-2
Chelsea 09-Nov-2008
Blackburn
0-1
Chelsea 23-Dec-2007
Chelsea
0-0
Blackburn 15-Sep-2007


Live Text Commentary
93:35 +3.35
 

David Dunn concedes a free kick for a foul on Yury Zhirkov. Michael Essien takes the direct free kick.

92:16 +2.16
Substitution
 

Paulo Ferreira comes on in place of Nicolas Anelka. Long range shot by Yury Zhirkov goes wide right of the net.

91:55 +1.55
 

Foul by Didier Drogba on Ryan Nelsen, free kick awarded. Ryan Nelsen takes the direct free kick.

91:34 +1.34
 

Nicolas Anelka takes a short corner.

90:52 +0.52
 

Didier Drogba decides to take a short corner.

89:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Anelka by Jason Roberts. Alex takes the free kick.

86:48
 

Foul by Michel Salgado on Didier Drogba, free kick awarded. Mikel takes the direct free kick.

85:29
 

Ashley Cole is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

83:24
Goal
 

Branislav Ivanovic finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Blackburn 1-2 Chelsea.Yury Zhirkov takes a shot. Yury Zhirkov provided the assist for the goal. Blocked by Ryan Nelsen.

83:24
Goal
 

Branislav Ivanovic finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Blackburn 1-2 Chelsea.Yury Zhirkov takes a shot. Assist on the goal came from Yury Zhirkov. Ryan Nelsen gets a block in.

82:32
 

Foul by Mame Diouf on Ashley Cole, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Yury Zhirkov, David Dunn makes a clearance.

81:47
 

Effort on goal by Jason Roberts from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

80:41
 

Caution for Ryan Nelsen. Didier Drogba fouled by Ryan Nelsen, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Didier Drogba from the free kick, clearance made by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

80:26
 

Mame Diouf takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

79:29
Substitution
 

Branislav Ivanovic goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. David Dunn joins the action as a substitute, replacing El-Hadji Diouf. Unfair challenge on Phil Jones by Branislav Ivanovic results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

78:26
 

Ashley Cole fouled by Jason Roberts, the ref awards a free kick. John Terry takes the direct free kick.

77:32
 

Ashley Cole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mame Diouf. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Paul Robinson from own half, Petr Cech makes a save.

76:09
 

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Ryan Nelsen gets a block in. Corner taken by Yury Zhirkov, save by Paul Robinson.

75:14
 

The referee blows for offside. Petr Cech takes the indirect free kick.

73:44
 

Daniel Sturridge produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

72:25
 

Handball decision goes against Phil Jones. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Yury Zhirkov.

71:51
Substitution
 

Florent Malouda leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel Sturridge.

67:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Essien by Morten Gamst Pedersen. The ball is delivered by Yury Zhirkov, Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Ryan Nelsen gets a block in. Didier Drogba takes a shot. Blocked by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

65:37
 

Caution for Didier Drogba. Free kick awarded for a foul by Didier Drogba on Martin Olsson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

61:09
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Roberts by Branislav Ivanovic. Morten Gamst Pedersen delivers the ball, Shot from close range by Mame Diouf misses to the right of the target.

60:27
 

Yury Zhirkov takes a shot. Paul Robinson makes a save.

58:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Roberts on John Terry. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

55:06
 

Unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by El-Hadji Diouf results in a free kick. Ashley Cole takes the free kick.

55:06
 

Branislav Ivanovic fouled by El-Hadji Diouf, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alex.

54:25
 

Shot by Ashley Cole from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

53:36
 

Martin Olsson produces a cross, Effort from inside the area by Mame Diouf misses to the right of the target.

50:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Olsson by Florent Malouda. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

49:49
 

Paul Robinson fouled by Florent Malouda, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

48:39
 

Christopher Samba takes a shot.

47:07
 

Florent Malouda has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

46:17
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Nelsen.

45:16 +0.16
 

Corner taken by Didier Drogba played to the near post, Morten Gamst Pedersen manages to make a clearance.

42:40
 

Branislav Ivanovic concedes a free kick for a foul on El-Hadji Diouf. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, clearance made by Branislav Ivanovic.

41:54
 

Michael Essien concedes a free kick for a foul on Morten Gamst Pedersen. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Paul Robinson, clearance by Yury Zhirkov.

41:54
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen fouled by Michael Essien, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

40:50
 

The official flags Nicolas Anelka offside. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

38:45
Goal
 

Goal scored by Nicolas Anelka from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-1 Chelsea.Assist by Didier Drogba.

37:13
 

Shot from just outside the area by Michael Essien misses to the right of the target.

35:24
 

Brett Emerton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Cole. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

33:55
Substitution
 

Martin Olsson is brought on as a substitute for Gael Givet. Branislav Ivanovic challenges El-Hadji Diouf unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

32:33
 

Caution for Michel Salgado.

29:49
 

Yury Zhirkov takes a shot. Ryan Nelsen gets a block in. Florent Malouda concedes a free kick for a foul on El-Hadji Diouf.

29:49
 

Yury Zhirkov takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Nelsen. Unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Florent Malouda results in a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

24:53
 

A cross is delivered by El-Hadji Diouf, Brett Emerton has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

23:39
 

Corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda, clearance by Michel Salgado.

22:35
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brett Emerton on Florent Malouda. Didier Drogba crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by Michel Salgado.

20:59
Goal
 

Benjani Mwaruwari finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Blackburn 1-0 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from El-Hadji Diouf.

19:51
 

Unfair challenge on Michel Salgado by Yury Zhirkov results in a free kick. Paul Robinson sends in a cross, Christopher Samba takes a shot. John Terry gets a block in. Short corner taken by El-Hadji Diouf from the left by-line.

17:35
 

Foul by Branislav Ivanovic on El-Hadji Diouf, free kick awarded. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the direct free kick. El-Hadji Diouf is ruled offside. Michael Essien takes the indirect free kick.

16:42
 

Benjani Mwaruwari produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

15:22
 

Short corner worked by El-Hadji Diouf. Outswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen from the left by-line played to the near post. Benjani Mwaruwari takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

15:03
 

Shot from 20 yards from Mame Diouf. Petr Cech makes a save.

13:44
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Florent Malouda makes a clearance.

13:28
 

Mame Diouf takes a shot. John Terry gets a block in.

12:11
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a shot. Blocked by John Terry.

10:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Yury Zhirkov on Mame Diouf. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

6:51
 

Headed effort from close range by Didier Drogba goes wide left of the goal.

1:30
 

Unfair challenge on Yury Zhirkov by Michel Salgado results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Florent Malouda.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

Kick off
 

The game kicks-off.

Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

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