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  • Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 12 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea

Chelsea

Meireles 33"

Lampard 82" (P)

2 - 1
Manchester City

Manchester City

Balotelli 1"

Chelsea vs Manchester City


Team Lineups

Chelsea

1 Cech
17 Bosingwa
2 Ivanovic
26 Terry
3 Cole
7 Ramires
6 Romeu
16 Meireles33"
23 Sturridge
11 Drogba
10 Mata
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
8 Lampard82"
9 Torres
12 Mikel
15 Malouda
19 Ferreira
21 Kalou

Manchester City

25 Hart
5 Zabaleta
6 Lescott
4 Kompany
22 Clichy
7 Milner
42 Toure Yaya
18 Barry
21 Silva
16 Aguero
45 Balotelli1"
Substitutes
30 Pantilimon
10 Dzeko
11 Johnson
15 Savic
19 Nasri
28 Toure
34 De Jong

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Chelsea

W W W D W W D L

Manchester City

W L L W W W W W
Head to Head
Chelsea
2-0
Man City 20-Mar-2011
Man City
1-0
Chelsea 25-Sep-2010
Chelsea
2-4
Man City 27-Feb-2010
Man City
2-1
Chelsea 05-Dec-2009
Chelsea
1-0
Man City 15-Mar-2009
Man City
1-3
Chelsea 13-Sep-2008


Live Text Commentary
94:00 +4
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mario Balotelli on Mikel. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

92:12 +2.12
 

Effort on goal by Didier Drogba from long distance goes over the crossbar.

90:16 +0.16
 

Unfair challenge on Jose Bosingwa by Gnegneri Toure Yaya results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Frank Lampard.

89:56
 

Corner taken short by Florent Malouda.

89:28
 

Florent Malouda decides to take the corner short.

88:28
 

Gareth Barry concedes a free kick for a foul on Mikel. Jose Bosingwa takes the direct free kick. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Didier Drogba by Pablo Zabaleta. Ramires restarts play with the free kick.

87:11
Substitution
 

Mario Balotelli challenges Oriol Romeu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel on for Daniel Sturridge. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

85:33
 

Jose Bosingwa concedes a free kick for a foul on Mario Balotelli. Free kick crossed by James Milner.

84:32
Substitution
 

(Man City) makes a substitution, with Edin Dzeko coming on for Joleon Lescott.

83:19
Substitution
 

Florent Malouda joins the action as a substitute, replacing Juan Mata.

82:56
 

Assist by Daniel Sturridge.

81:09
Goal
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Blocked by Joleon Lescott. Handball decision goes against Joleon Lescott. Penalty taken right-footed by Frank Lampard and scored. Chelsea 2-1 Man City.

79:44
 

Ramires takes a shot. Comfortable save by Joe Hart.

78:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nigel De Jong by Juan Mata. Joleon Lescott restarts play with the free kick.

77:31
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Didier Drogba on Pablo Zabaleta. Didier Drogba booked for unsporting behaviour. Joleon Lescott takes the free kick.

76:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Barry on Jose Bosingwa. Direct free kick taken by Jose Bosingwa.

73:54
Substitution
 

Ramires concedes a free kick for a foul on Mario Balotelli. Ramires goes into the referee's book. Nigel De Jong is brought on as a substitute for David Silva. Pablo Zabaleta takes the direct free kick.

73:30
 

The ball is sent over by Juan Mata. Jose Bosingwa crosses the ball, Vincent Kompany makes a clearance.

72:34
Substitution
 

Frank Lampard is brought on as a substitute for Raul Meireles.

72:25
 

Shot from just outside the box by Daniel Sturridge misses to the right of the goal.

71:10
 

Jose Bosingwa challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Pablo Zabaleta takes the direct free kick.

70:43
 

The ball is crossed by Jose Bosingwa, Joleon Lescott manages to make a clearance. The ball is delivered by Ashley Cole, Pablo Zabaleta makes a clearance.

70:22
 

The ball is crossed by Jose Bosingwa, clearance made by Vincent Kompany.

67:46
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a comfortable save.

66:47
 

Jose Bosingwa sends in a cross, clearance made by Vincent Kompany.

65:01
 

Unfair challenge on Juan Mata by David Silva results in a free kick. Raul Meireles restarts play with the free kick.

64:05
 

Unfair challenge on Ramires by Mario Balotelli results in a free kick. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

63:03
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Oriol Romeu on Mario Balotelli. The referee cautions Oriol Romeu for unsporting behaviour. (Man City) makes a substitution, with Kolo Toure coming on for Sergio Aguero. Free kick taken by Joe Hart.

62:47
 

Ramires takes a shot. Blocked by Didier Drogba.

61:00
 

Corner taken short by Daniel Sturridge. The ball is crossed by Juan Mata, clearance made by Pablo Zabaleta. Unfair challenge on Oriol Romeu by Sergio Aguero results in a free kick. Didier Drogba takes the direct free kick.

57:13
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gael Clichy on Ramires. The referee sends off Gael Clichy for second bookable offence. Strike comes in from Didier Drogba from the free kick.

56:36
 

Mario Balotelli challenges Daniel Sturridge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jose Bosingwa takes the direct free kick.

52:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Juan Mata by Vincent Kompany. Direct free kick taken by Didier Drogba.

49:43
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sergio Aguero on Ashley Cole. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

48:38
 

The ball is crossed by Daniel Sturridge, clearance made by Joleon Lescott.

46:19 +1.19
 

Shot from 12 yards from Sergio Aguero. Save by Petr Cech.

46:42
 

Shot on goal by Daniel Sturridge from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

46:09
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Daniel Sturridge by Gael Clichy results in a free kick. Gael Clichy booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Juan Mata.

45:38 +0.38
 

Raul Meireles challenges Gnegneri Toure Yaya unfairly and gives away a free kick. Vincent Kompany takes the direct free kick.

43:08
 

The ball is swung over by Ramires.

40:26
Yellow card
 

Vincent Kompany gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Didier Drogba. Vincent Kompany goes into the book. Juan Mata takes the free kick.

39:31
 

James Milner handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

38:39
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Sergio Aguero. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

37:00
 

Corner taken by James Milner, Didier Drogba manages to make a clearance.

34:59
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Raul Meireles on Pablo Zabaleta. Raul Meireles shown a yellow card. Vincent Kompany takes the free kick.

33:18
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Daniel Sturridge, Raul Meireles gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box high into the middle of the goal. Chelsea 1-1 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Daniel Sturridge.

31:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Cole by David Silva. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

29:55
 

Raul Meireles gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Silva. Gnegneri Toure Yaya restarts play with the free kick.

29:36
 

Ashley Cole delivers the ball, Gareth Barry manages to make a clearance.

27:31
 

Didier Drogba has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

24:37
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Juan Mata, clearance made by Joleon Lescott.

24:14
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart.

23:30
 

The ball is swung over by James Milner.

22:28
 

Unfair challenge on Jose Bosingwa by Mario Balotelli results in a free kick. Juan Mata takes the direct free kick.

19:56
 

The ball is swung over by Gael Clichy.

16:51
 

The ball is swung over by Jose Bosingwa, clearance by Joleon Lescott.

16:12
 

Didier Drogba sends in a cross, clearance made by Pablo Zabaleta.

15:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ramires on David Silva. Strike on goal comes in from Mario Balotelli from the free kick.

11:38
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Mario Balotelli. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

10:37
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Sergio Aguero misses to the right of the goal.

9:46
 

Jose Bosingwa takes a shot. Gareth Barry gets a block in. Raul Meireles takes a shot. Joleon Lescott gets a block in. Juan Mata decides to take a short corner.

9:24
 

Juan Mata crosses the ball, Joleon Lescott makes a clearance.

9:00
 

Mario Balotelli takes a shot. John Terry gets a block in.

8:35
 

Shot from a long way out by Sergio Aguero goes wide of the left-hand upright.

7:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy by Ramires. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.

5:01
 

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

3:57
 

Raul Meireles produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

1:38
Goal
 

Goal scored by Mario Balotelli from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 0-1 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Sergio Aguero.

:35
 

David Silva gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Cole. Juan Mata takes the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 37 39 84
2 Man City 37 43 76
3 Arsenal 37 32 72
4 Man Utd 37 25 69
5 Liverpool 37 9 62
6 Tottenham Hotspur 37 4 61
7 Southampton 37 23 60
8 Swansea 37 -2 56
9 Stoke 37 -2 51
10 Everton 37 -1 47

Full Barclays Premier League Table