|Rodrigo da Costa Alex|
|Joe Cole (Salomon Kalou, 76)|
|John Obi Mikel|
|Yuri Zhirkov (Patrick van Aanholt, 76)|
|Souza Deco (Michael Ballack, 72)|
|Luke Young, L|
|Ashley Young, A|
|Stiliyan Petrov (Stewart Downing, 63)|
|John Carew (Nathan Delfouneso, 63)|
|Gabriel Agbonlahor (Habib Beye, 71)|
The final whistle goes and Chelsea have demolished Villa to underline their title credentials.
There are three minutes of added time.
Frank Lampard gets his fourth goal of the game as we enter injury time.
Frank Lampard has another effort which is saved by Brad Friedel.
Michael Ballack has a shot which is blocked by James Collins.
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Nicolas Anelka finds Salomon Kalou who fires the ball into the bottom corner.
Salomon Kalou's curling shot is only just wide as the rain starts to ease.
Stewart Downing's corner is headed away by Alex.
Stephen Warnock crosses towards Stewart Downing but Patrick van Aanholt concedes the corner.
Petr Cech makes the catch from the corner.
The rain is torrential as Villa try to restore some pride and Steve Sidwell wins a corner off Michael Ballack.
Salomon Kalou is on for Joe Cole.
Patrick van Aanholt comes on for his home debut in place of Yuri Zhirkov.
Ashley Young's corner is cleared by Frank Lampard.
Nathan Delfouneso's shot is deflected just wide with Petr Cech beaten.
Michael Ballack replaces Deco.
Gabriel Agbonlahor is replaced by Habib Beye.
Nicolas Anelka cuts inside and shoots but Brad Friedel makes a good save.
Frank Lampard sets up Florent Malouda who is able to pick his spot for his second goal of the game.
Nathan Delfouneso makes a great run and beats two or three Chelsea players before losing the ball to John Terry.
Nathan Delfouneso comes on for John Carew.
Stiliyan Petrov is replaced by Stewart Downing.
Frank Lampard sends the penalty into the bottom corner for his hat-trick.
Richard Dunne brings down Yuri Zhirkov in the area and Chelsea have another penalty.
James Milner strikes the ball straight into the wall and Deco picks up possession for Chelsea.
Gabriel Agbonlahor claims a free-kick from Paulo Ferreira on the edge of the area.
Yuri Zhirkov finds Florent Malouda who sweeps the ball into the net from 10 yards.
The corner is eventually cleared for a throw-in to Chelsea as the home side step up the pressure.
Chelsea have the first corner of the second half and Florent Malouda sends in a cross which is cleared for another corner.
Ashley Young's free-kick is cleared by John Terry straight to Stephen Warnock whose volley is over the bar.
Alex concedes a free-kick for fouling Gabriel Agbonlahor and Villa are looking dangerous.
The free-kick is swung in by Ashley Young but it's far too deep and easily caught by Petr Cech.
Paulo Ferreira pulls back Ashley Young and concedes a free-kick.
Joe Cole crosses to the far post and Nicolas Anelka almost beats Brad Friedel to the ball.
The second half gets underway.
The whistle goes for half-time.
There are two minutes of added time.
Frank Lampard blasts the penalty right-footed past Brad Friedel for his second goal of the game.
James Collins makes a challenge on Yuri Zhirkov in the area and this time Chelsea have a penalty.
Florent Malouda goes down in the area under a challenge from Luke Young but the referee waves play on.
James Milner sends over a cross but it's too close to Petr Cech who makes the catch.
Deco goes into the book for a foul on James Milner.
Joe Cole's pass finds Nicolas Anelka but the striker is offside.
John Carew is flagged offside.
Florent Malouda takes another Chelsea corner but it's cleared by Steve Sidwell.
Stephen Warnock does well to clear a Florent Malouda cross and the game is end to end now.
Yuri Zhirkov is booked for a foul on Gabriel Agbonlahor.
Deco sends the ball across the area but there's no Chelsea player there.
Ashley Young's cross finds John Carew who sidefoots the ball high into the net.
Stiliyan Petrov is booked for protesting about the challenge that John Obi Mikel made on James Milner.
James Milner is down injured but Chelsea play on and now it's the Villa fans who are unhappy.
Frank Lampard is felled by Steve Sidwell but the referee waves play on and the crowd aren't happy.
Villa need to regroup as they're looking second best at the moment.
Deco shoots but it's straight at Stiliyan Petrov who makes the clearance.
Frank Lampard is caught offside.
Luke Young heads the ball over the bar for another corner which is cleared by Richard Dunne.
John Carew gives the ball away to Joe Cole and Chelsea break but settle for a corner.
Frank Lampard makes a great run from the midfield to tap in Florent Malouda's cross at the back post.
Frank Lampard shoots from 30 yards but Brad Friedel is able to save comfortably.
This is shaping up to be a very competitive game and there's no-one on top at the moment.
Ashley Young sends over a cross into the area but there's no-one in a Villa shirt to meet the ball.
Nicolas Anelka is caught offside and Ashley Young breaks forward but his cross is too close to Petr Cech.
Stephen Warnock's corner is turned goalwards by James Collins but the ball ends up wide of the post.
Richard Dunne concedes a corner which is cleared by the Villa defence.
Villa have another corner but again Petr Cech is unchallenged and makes the catch.
Nicolas Anelka gets a shot in from a tight angle but Brad Friedel has it covered - can the Frenchman make his mark in the surprise absence of Didier Drogba?
Villa have an early corner but Petr Cech makes a comfortable save.
The game gets underway.
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