• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 20 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea

Chelsea

Malouda 2"

Malouda 61"

Kalou 25"

3 - 1
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Larsson 75" (P)

Chelsea vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Chelsea

1 Cech
19 Ferreira
4 David Luiz
26 Terry
3 Cole
5 Essien
12 Mikel
8 Lampard
21 Kalou25"
11 Drogba
15 Malouda2"61"
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
2 Ivanovic
9 Torres
10 Benayoun
18 Zhirkov
39 Anelka
34 Bertrand

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
6 Ridgewell
21 Parnaby
7 Larsson75"
8 Gardner
12 Ferguson
18 Fahey
22 Hleb
10 Jerome
Substitutes
13 Doyle
4 Bowyer
9 Phillips
11 Bentley
14 Derbyshire
23 Beausejour
32 Davies

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Chelsea

W D W D W W W W

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L
Head to Head
Birmingham
1-0
Chelsea 20-Nov-2010
Chelsea
3-0
Birmingham 27-Jan-2010
Birmingham
0-0
Chelsea 26-Dec-2009
Birmingham
0-1
Chelsea 19-Jan-2008
Chelsea
3-2
Birmingham 12-Aug-2007
Birmingham
0-0
Chelsea 01-Apr-2006


Live Text Commentary
92:37 +2.37
 

Stephen Carr concedes a free kick for a foul on Didier Drogba. Michael Essien takes the free kick.

91:05 +1.05
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a cross.

89:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Craig Gardner on Mikel. Mikel restarts play with the free kick.

88:27
 

Unfair challenge on Fernando Torres by Roger Johnson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Bertrand.

85:49
 

Shot by Didier Drogba from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

84:33
 

Frank Lampard takes the direct free kick.

81:59
 

Foul by Matt Derbyshire on Mikel, free kick awarded. Michael Essien takes the free kick.

81:27
 

Shot from just outside the area by Matt Derbyshire misses to the left of the target.

78:52
Substitution
 

Curtis Davies replaces Stuart Parnaby.

78:42
 

Shot from just outside the area by Michael Essien goes over the bar.

77:12
 

Matt Derbyshire provided the assist for the goal.

75:42
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for a foul by Marinho David Luiz on Matt Derbyshire. Penalty taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson and scored. Chelsea 3-1 Birmingham.

70:58
 

Nicolas Anelka takes the outswinging corner, Stuart Parnaby makes a clearance.

70:52
 

The ball is crossed by Nicolas Anelka, blocked by Barry Ferguson.

69:34
Substitution
 

Alexander Hleb leaves the field to be replaced by David Bentley. (Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Matt Derbyshire coming on for Cameron Jerome.

67:20
 

Fernando Torres is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

66:40
Substitution
 

Fernando Torres comes on in place of Salomon Kalou. Nicolas Anelka replaces Florent Malouda.

65:39
 

Ryan Bertrand fouled by Sebastian Larsson, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Bertrand takes the free kick.

64:10
 

Frank Lampard takes the outswinging corner, Roger Johnson manages to make a clearance.

63:02
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Florent Malouda, John Terry takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

61:34
Goal
 

The ball is sent over by Ryan Bertrand, Florent Malouda grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Chelsea 3-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Ryan Bertrand.

57:30
 

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

57:14
 

Centre by Ryan Bertrand, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

55:52
Substitution
 

Ryan Bertrand on for Ashley Cole.

55:11
 

Outswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line, Header by Roger Johnson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

53:55
 

Alexander Hleb fouled by Mikel, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Craig Gardner.

50:13
 

Corner taken right-footed by Didier Drogba from the right by-line to the near post, Marinho David Luiz has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

48:54
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Salomon Kalou by Stuart Parnaby results in a free kick. Booking for Stuart Parnaby for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Didier Drogba from right wing.

46:46 +1.46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Essien on Alexander Hleb. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

45:44 +0.44
 

Michael Essien has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

45:58
 

Cameron Jerome is ruled offside. Marinho David Luiz takes the free kick.

45:08 +0.08
 

Barry Ferguson fouled by Mikel, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Keith Fahey.

44:14
 

Frank Lampard takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

41:22
 

Paulo Ferreira sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Salomon Kalou misses to the right of the target.

40:49
 

Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Blocked by Marinho David Luiz.

40:28
 

Marinho David Luiz concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Ferguson. Liam Ridgewell takes the direct free kick.

40:15
 

Didier Drogba crosses the ball, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

39:25
 

Corner taken right-footed by Didier Drogba, Barry Ferguson manages to make a clearance.

38:05
 

Marinho David Luiz challenges Alexander Hleb unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save by Petr Cech.

37:20
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Didier Drogba clears the bar.

35:28
 

Outswinging corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line, Header by Michael Essien from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

35:13
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

35:00
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

33:09
 

Marinho David Luiz produces a cross, Didier Drogba concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Foster. Roger Johnson restarts play with the free kick.

32:17
 

Florent Malouda fouled by Craig Gardner, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Florent Malouda.

28:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Carr on Didier Drogba. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

28:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stuart Parnaby on Salomon Kalou. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

25:49
Goal
 

Salomon Kalou fires in a goal from outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 2-0 Birmingham.Assist by Didier Drogba.

24:15
 

Shot by Didier Drogba from outside the box goes high over the target.

23:43
 

Unfair challenge on Ashley Cole by Sebastian Larsson results in a free kick. John Terry restarts play with the free kick.

20:56
 

Cameron Jerome produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

20:02
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line, save made by Petr Cech.

19:48
 

Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

17:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Didier Drogba on Roger Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

14:37
 

Didier Drogba is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

13:05
 

Unfair challenge on Didier Drogba by Craig Gardner results in a free kick. John Terry takes the direct free kick.

12:05
 

Frank Lampard has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

10:49
 

John Terry delivers the ball, Roger Johnson gets a block in.

9:41
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Mikel.

8:36
 

Paulo Ferreira sends in a cross, clearance made by Roger Johnson.

7:31
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson played to the near post, Michael Essien manages to make a clearance.

6:52
 

Michael Essien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Ferguson. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

4:56
 

Corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard from the right by-line to the near post, Liam Ridgewell manages to make a clearance.

4:45
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

2:40
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Paulo Ferreira, Florent Malouda fires in a goal from close in to the top left corner of the goal. Chelsea 1-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Didier Drogba.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 33 39 77
2 Man City 34 34 67
3 Arsenal 33 31 67
4 Man Utd 34 25 65
5 Liverpool 33 11 58
6 Tottenham Hotspur 34 6 58
7 Southampton 34 21 57
8 Swansea 34 -3 50
9 Stoke 34 -3 47
10 Everton 34 1 44

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