• The FA Cup
  • Date: Sat 18 February 2012
  • Kick-off: 12:30
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea

Chelsea

Sturridge 61"

1 - 1

Chelsea vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic
24 Cahill
4 Luiz
34 Bertrand
7 Ramires
12 Mikel
16 Meireles
23 Sturridge61"
9 Torres
10 Mata
Substitutes
40 Hilario
5 Essien
8 Lampard
11 Drogba
15 Malouda
17 Bosingwa
21 Kalou

Birmingham City

13 Doyle
2 Carr
24 Davies
5 Ibanez
3 Murphy19"
22 Redmond
18 Fahey
12 Mutch
15 Elliott
14 Gomis
17 Rooney
Substitutes
26 Butland
4 Caldwell
7 Burke
23 Spector
25 Asante
35 Reilly
36 Jervis

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Chelsea

D W L W W L W L

Birmingham City

L D L D W L W L


Live Text Commentary
92:45 +2.45
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nathan Redmond. Petr Cech takes the indirect free kick.

92:19 +2.19
 

Ramires challenges Morgaro Gomis unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

91:30 +1.3
Yellow card
 

Jonathan Spector fouled by David Luiz, the ref awards a free kick. David Luiz is booked. Headed cross/shot by Jordon Mutch, save made by Petr Cech.

90:39 +0.39
 

The referee blows for offside against Branislav Ivanovic. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

89:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by Pablo Ibanez. Shot on goal comes in from Didier Drogba from the free kick.

88:48
 

Jordon Mutch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Frank Lampard. Raul Meireles restarts play with the free kick.

87:39
 

The official flags Jake Jervis offside. Gary Cahill restarts play with the free kick.

86:45
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Comfortable save by Petr Cech.

85:06
 

Outswinging corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line, Unfair challenge on Curtis Davies by Gary Cahill results in a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the free kick.

84:31
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Daniel Sturridge. Colin Doyle restarts play with the free kick.

83:46
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Raul Meireles.

82:11
Substitution
 

Chris Burke joins the action as a substitute, replacing Wade Elliott. (Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Frank Lampard coming on for Juan Mata. The referee blows for offside. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

80:30
 

Raul Meireles produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

76:04
 

Jordon Mutch fouled by Raul Meireles, the ref awards a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Jordon Mutch, save made by Petr Cech.

72:58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Juan Mata, clearance made by Morgaro Gomis.

72:13
 

Corner taken by Juan Mata from the right by-line, Raul Meireles takes a shot. Blocked by Jonathan Spector.

70:24
Substitution
 

Adam Rooney leaves the field to be replaced by Jake Jervis.

69:24
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Juan Mata.

68:15
 

Adam Rooney is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

66:44
 

Foul by Wade Elliott on Raul Meireles, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Raul Meireles from left wing, clearance made by Colin Doyle.

65:49
 

Didier Drogba fouled by Curtis Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Raul Meireles takes the direct free kick.

64:12
 

Foul by Morgaro Gomis on Daniel Sturridge, free kick awarded. Juan Mata takes the direct free kick.

63:50
 

Foul by Nathan Redmond on Ramires, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ramires.

62:36
 

Header by Salomon Kalou from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

61:04
Goal
 

Daniel Sturridge finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Chelsea 1-1 Birmingham.Assist by Branislav Ivanovic.

59:53
 

Jordon Mutch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Cahill. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

58:56
 

Effort on goal by Juan Mata from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

56:44
Substitution
 

Salomon Kalou comes on in place of Mikel.

54:55
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch, Shot from deep inside the area by Nathan Redmond clears the crossbar.

54:01
Yellow card
 

Foul by Gary Cahill on Adam Rooney, free kick awarded. Gary Cahill shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jordon Mutch from left channel, clearance made by Gary Cahill.

53:33
 

Morgaro Gomis challenges Mikel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel.

52:35
 

Foul by Ryan Bertrand on Wade Elliott, free kick awarded. Jonathan Spector takes the direct free kick.

51:39
 

Juan Mata challenges Wade Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jonathan Spector takes the free kick.

50:22
 

The offside flag is raised against Daniel Sturridge. Pablo Ibanez takes the indirect free kick.

48:09
 

Foul by Adam Rooney on Ramires, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

46:39
 

David Murphy concedes a free kick for a foul on Ramires. Direct free kick taken by Raul Meireles.

45:39
 

David Murphy fouled by Ramires, the ref awards a free kick. Colin Doyle takes the direct free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

Didier Drogba replaces Fernando Torres.

44:05
 

Juan Mata takes a shot. Comfortable save by Colin Doyle.

42:41
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Curtis Davies gets a block in.

40:31
 

Mikel has a shot and went wide left of the goal.

38:32
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Daniel Sturridge goes wide left of the target.

36:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Spector on Fernando Torres. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Juan Mata from left channel, clearance by Pablo Ibanez.

35:19
 

Nathan Redmond takes a shot. Comfortable save by Petr Cech.

34:33
 

Close range headed effort by Daniel Sturridge clears the crossbar.

34:12
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Raul Meireles, clearance made by David Murphy.

32:57
 

Jordon Mutch challenges David Luiz unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee books Jordon Mutch for unsporting behaviour. David Luiz produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Colin Doyle.

32:31
 

Jordon Mutch is ruled offside. David Luiz takes the indirect free kick.

27:05
 

Ramires challenges Keith Fahey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Colin Doyle.

21:28
Goal
 

Wade Elliott challenges Ramires unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Penalty taken by Juan Mata saved by Colin Doyle. Chelsea 0-1 Birmingham.

19:15
Goal
 

Jordon Mutch takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, A goal is scored by David Murphy from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 0-1 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Adam Rooney.

11:47
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Jonathan Spector coming on for Stephen Carr.

10:04
 

Corner taken by Jordon Mutch, David Luiz manages to make a clearance.

4:44
 

Ramires challenges Keith Fahey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Colin Doyle.