• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea

Chelsea

Drogba 22" (P)

1 - 3
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Ireland 27"

Petrov 82"

Bent 85"

Chelsea vs Aston Villa


Team Lineups

Chelsea

1 Cech
19 Ferreira
4 Luiz
26 Terry
3 Cole
7 Ramires
6 Romeu
16 Meireles
23 Sturridge
11 Drogba22"
10 Mata
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
8 Lampard
9 Torres
15 Malouda
17 Bosingwa
21 Kalou
27 Hutchinson

Aston Villa

22 Guzan
24 Cuellar
6 Collins
5 Dunne
3 Warnock
12 Albrighton
19 Petrov82"
21 Clark
10 N'Zogbia
7 Ireland27"
11 Agbonlahor
Substitutes
33 Marshall
2 Hutton
9 Bent85"
14 Delfouneso
25 Bannan
26 Weimann
38 Gardner

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Chelsea

W W D W W D L W

Aston Villa

L D W L W W L L
Head to Head
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
Chelsea
2-0
Aston Villa 05-Oct-2008


Live Text Commentary
92:29 +2.29
 

Richard Dunne concedes a free kick for a foul on Fernando Torres. Juan Mata shoots direct from the free kick.

92:01 +2.01
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Raul Meireles.

91:53 +1.53
 

The ball is swung over by Ramires, Stephen Warnock gets a block in.

90:22 +0.22
 

Juan Mata crosses the ball.

87:21
 

Effort on goal by Ramires from a long way out goes over the bar.

85:22
Goal
 

Goal scored by Darren Bent from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 1-3 Aston Villa.Assist on the goal came from Stephen Ireland.

84:56
 

Shot by Gary Gardner. Save by Petr Cech.

84:20
 

Jose Bosingwa challenges Gabriel Agbonlahor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Warnock restarts play with the free kick.

83:12
Substitution
 

Barry Bannan joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stiliyan Petrov.

82:06
Goal
 

Goal scored by Stiliyan Petrov from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 1-2 Aston Villa.Assist by Ciaran Clark.

79:50
 

Jose Bosingwa crosses the ball, clearance by Richard Dunne.

79:32
 

Raul Meireles crosses the ball, clearance made by Richard Dunne.

79:20
 

Ashley Cole crosses the ball, Stephen Warnock makes a clearance.

76:37
Substitution
 

Fernando Torres takes the inswinging corner, save by Bradley Guzan. Raul Meireles has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right. Darren Bent is brought on as a substitute for Charles N'Zogbia. Marc Albrighton goes off and Gary Gardner comes on.

75:43
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata, clearance made by Richard Dunne. Corner taken by Raul Meireles from the left by-line to the near post, save by Bradley Guzan. Fernando Torres takes a shot. Blocked by James Collins.

75:28
 

Jose Bosingwa takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.

74:15
Substitution
 

Jose Bosingwa replaces Paulo Ferreira.

73:40
 

Didier Drogba has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

70:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ramires by Stephen Ireland. Free kick taken by Raul Meireles.

69:40
 

Raul Meireles produces a right-footed shot from long range that goes over the bar.

69:16
 

David Luiz produces a cross, blocked by Ciaran Clark.

68:59
 

Centre by Raul Meireles, clearance by Richard Dunne.

68:55
 

Centre by Raul Meireles, clearance made by Richard Dunne.

68:43
 

Didier Drogba delivers the ball, Ciaran Clark makes a clearance.

68:14
 

Juan Mata crosses the ball.

67:53
 

Shot by Marc Albrighton from 18 yards. Petr Cech makes a save.

66:09
Yellow card
 

Carlos Cuellar challenges Didier Drogba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Carlos Cuellar is shown a yellow card. A cross is delivered by Juan Mata, John Terry has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

65:37
 

The ball is swung over by Didier Drogba, clearance made by James Collins.

64:55
 

Charles N'Zogbia challenges Didier Drogba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Raul Meireles.

62:54
 

Fernando Torres takes a shot.

61:34
Substitution
 

Daniel Sturridge fouled by Marc Albrighton, the ref awards a free kick. Fernando Torres joins the action as a substitute, replacing Daniel Sturridge. Ashley Cole restarts play with the free kick.

60:27
 

The ball is swung over by Juan Mata, Stephen Warnock makes a clearance.

58:04
 

The ball is sent over by Ashley Cole, blocked by James Collins.

57:24
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor produces a left-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

56:33
Substitution
 

Frank Lampard on for Oriol Romeu.

52:18
 

Marc Albrighton concedes a free kick for a foul on Paulo Ferreira. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

52:06
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

51:36
 

Raul Meireles takes the inswinging corner, James Collins manages to make a clearance.

51:32
 

Ashley Cole sends in a cross, blocked by Carlos Cuellar.

49:51
 

Stephen Warnock fouled by Ramires, the ref awards a free kick. A cross is delivered by Charles N'Zogbia, James Collins produces a shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

48:23
 

The ball is crossed by Daniel Sturridge, Stiliyan Petrov gets a block in.

48:03
 

The ball is delivered by Charles N'Zogbia.

47:00
 

Juan Mata produces a cross.

45:33 +0.33
 

Didier Drogba fouled by Stephen Warnock, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Juan Mata, Unfair challenge on Richard Dunne by Ramires results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

44:48
 

Paulo Ferreira delivers the ball, James Collins makes a clearance.

42:25
 

Corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata, clearance by James Collins.

41:12
 

Stiliyan Petrov concedes a free kick for a foul on Oriol Romeu. Shot comes in from Didier Drogba from the free kick.

38:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Ireland on Raul Meireles. Didier Drogba produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

38:17
 

Ramires crosses the ball, Richard Dunne manages to make a clearance.

38:01
 

A cross is delivered by Paulo Ferreira, Richard Dunne manages to make a clearance.

34:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charles N'Zogbia by Ramires. Stephen Warnock restarts play with the free kick.

33:46
 

Centre by Didier Drogba, Juan Mata takes a shot. Stephen Warnock gets a block in.

32:09
 

Shot by Stephen Ireland. Save by Petr Cech.

31:10
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Terry on Gabriel Agbonlahor. John Terry receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. James Collins takes the free kick.

30:33
 

Juan Mata crosses the ball, Marc Albrighton manages to make a clearance.

30:26
 

John Terry produces a cross, Richard Dunne makes a clearance.

29:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Oriol Romeu by Stiliyan Petrov. Direct free kick taken by Oriol Romeu.

27:33
Goal
 

Stephen Ireland takes a shot. John Terry gets a block in. Stephen Ireland scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 1-1 Aston Villa.Charles N'Zogbia provided the assist for the goal.

26:07
 

Charles N'Zogbia takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Didier Drogba makes a clearance.

24:42
 

Marc Albrighton sends in a cross.

24:27
 

Stephen Warnock produces a cross, clearance made by John Terry.

21:45
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Didier Drogba by Richard Dunne. Didier Drogba scores a placed penalty. Chelsea 1-0 Aston Villa.

20:43
 

The ball is sent over by Daniel Sturridge, save by Bradley Guzan.

19:27
 

Didier Drogba produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

18:04
 

Effort on goal by Daniel Sturridge from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

16:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov by Oriol Romeu. James Collins takes the free kick.

14:01
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Blocked by David Luiz.

13:44
 

Ashley Cole sends in a cross, Stephen Warnock makes a clearance.

12:13
 

Effort from just outside the area by Raul Meireles goes over the target.

11:53
 

Outswinging corner taken by Juan Mata, clearance made by Richard Dunne.

11:46
 

Daniel Sturridge sends in a cross, save by Bradley Guzan.

9:57
 

Charles N'Zogbia concedes a free kick for a foul on John Terry. Free kick taken by John Terry.

8:39
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Stiliyan Petrov.

8:09
 

Corner taken by Juan Mata from the left by-line, James Collins makes a clearance.

7:58
 

Juan Mata crosses the ball, Carlos Cuellar gets a block in.

7:09
 

Marc Albrighton delivers the ball, Gabriel Agbonlahor produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

6:04
 

David Luiz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Stephen Warnock takes the direct free kick.

3:25
 

The ball is delivered by Gabriel Agbonlahor, clearance by Paulo Ferreira. Inswinging corner taken by Marc Albrighton from the left by-line, save by Petr Cech.

2:38
 

Richard Dunne challenges Ramires unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Juan Mata.

1:05
 

Juan Mata takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Richard Dunne.

:41
 

Juan Mata takes a shot. James Collins gets a block in.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Leicester 0 0 0
8 Liverpool 0 0 0
9 Man City 0 0 0
10 Man Utd 0 0 0

Full Barclays Premier League Table