• Date: Mon 08 May 2017
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea

Chelsea

Costa 22"

Alonso 33"

Matic 64"

1 - 0

Chelsea vs Middlesbrough


Team Lineups

Chelsea

13 Courtois
28 Azpilicueta
30 Luiz
24 Cahill
15 Moses
4 Fabregas
21 Matic64"
3 Alonso33"
11 Pedro
10 Hazard
19 Costa22"
Substitutes
1 Begovic
5 Zouma
6 Ake
14 Loftus-Cheek
22 Willian
26 Terry
29 Chalobah

Middlesbrough

12 Guzan
2 Da Silva
25 Chambers
6 Gibson
3 Friend
14 de Roon
8 Clayton
34 Forshaw
37 Traore
10 Negredo
19 Downing
Substitutes
1 Konstantopoulos
5 Bernardo
7 Leadbitter
17 Barragan
20 Bamford
27 Guedioura
29 Gestede

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide -

Chelsea

Middlesbrough



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee ends the match.

90:00 +2.46
 

Thibaut Courtois takes the free kick.

90:00 +0.3
 

Nemanja Matic has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

90:00 +1.46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by da Silva Willian.

90:00 +2.09
 

Free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.

89:58
 

Short corner taken by Diego Costa from the right by-line.

89:45
 

Calum Chambers manages to make a clearance.

89:30
 

Stewart Downing manages to make a clearance.

89:23
 

Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

88:43
 

Patrick Bamford goes into the referee's book.

88:37
 

Patrick Bamford challenges Marcos Alonso unfairly and gives away a free kick.

84:58
 

Free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.

84:56
 

Patrick Bamford fouled by Francesc Fabregas, the ref awards a free kick.

83:45
Substitution
 

David Luiz leaves the field to be replaced by John Terry.

83:15
 

Marcos Alonso fouled by George Friend, the ref awards a free kick.

82:28
 

Gary Cahill restarts play with the free kick.

82:15
Substitution
 

Rudy Gestede comes on in place of Alvaro Negredo.

81:50
 

Calum Chambers challenges Diego Costa unfairly and gives away a free kick.

81:35
 

Clearance made by David Luiz.

81:33
 

The ball is sent over by Patrick Bamford.

80:48
 

Thibaut Courtois takes the free kick.

80:38
Substitution
 

Nathaniel Chalobah is brought on as a substitute for Rodriguez Pedro.

79:23
 

Unfair challenge on Gary Cahill by Patrick Bamford results in a free kick.

79:18
 

The ball is swung over by Stewart Downing.

78:22
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Brad Guzan saves with their feet.

78:21
 

Ben Gibson makes a clearance.

78:20
 

Diego Costa has an effort at goal. Ben Gibson gets a block in.

77:34
 

Free kick taken by David Luiz.

77:00
 

The referee blows for offside against Patrick Bamford.

76:07
 

Shot by Rodriguez Pedro went over the crossbar.

72:16
 

Alvaro Negredo sends in a cross.

71:47
 

Grant Leadbitter restarts play with the free kick.

71:22
 

Rodriguez Pedro challenges Patrick Bamford unfairly and gives away a free kick.

71:15
 

Brad Guzan restarts play with the free kick.

71:01
Substitution
 

Da Silva Willian joins the action as a substitute, replacing Eden Hazard.

69:34
 

Diego Costa concedes a free kick for a foul on Brad Guzan.

68:49
 

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Save by Thibaut Courtois.

67:41
 

Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

64:06
 

Francesc Fabregas decides to take the corner short.

63:50
 

Clearance made by Ben Gibson.

62:16
 

Gary Cahill takes the free kick.

61:52
 

Unfair challenge on Nemanja Matic by Patrick Bamford results in a free kick.

61:43
 

Alvaro Negredo has an effort at goal. Nemanja Matic gets a block in.

61:13
 

Free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

60:57
 

Handball by Adam Clayton.

59:38
 

Fabio Da Silva goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

59:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabio Da Silva on Eden Hazard.

58:46
 

Fabio Da Silva delivers the ball.

56:21
Substitution
 

Patrick Bamford on for Adama Traore.

55:58
Substitution
 

Grant Leadbitter on for Adam Forshaw.

55:35
 

Header at goal by Gary Cahill goes right of the post.

55:32
 

Corner taken by Francesc Fabregas from the right by-line.

54:45
 

Calum Chambers makes a clearance.

54:43
 

Francesc Fabregas takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

54:28
 

Clearance made by Calum Chambers.

53:56
 

Nemanja Matic fouled by Adama Traore, the ref awards a free kick.

53:47
 

Gary Cahill takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Brad Guzan parries the effort to safety.

52:28
 

Unfair challenge on Diego Costa by Marten de Roon results in a free kick.

51:46
 

Shot by Diego Costa went wide of the right-hand post.

51:45
 

Marcos Alonso takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.

51:17
 

Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.

49:54
 

Nemanja Matic takes a shot. Marten de Roon gets a block in.

48:45
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alvaro Negredo on David Luiz.

48:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marten de Roon on Gary Cahill.

47:22
 

Thibaut Courtois restarts play with the free kick.

46:36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cesar Azpilicueta on George Friend.

46:21
 

Nemanja Matic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marten de Roon.

45:38
 

Rodriguez Pedro takes a shot and strikes the bar.

44:25
 

Stewart Downing produces a cross.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

42:10
 

The ball is delivered by Fabio Da Silva.

41:03
 

Corner taken by Francesc Fabregas.

40:39
 

Shot comes in from Marcos Alonso from the free kick. Blocked by George Friend.

39:39
 

Diego Costa fouled by Calum Chambers, the ref awards a free kick.

39:12
 

Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

39:04
 

Foul by Adam Forshaw on Eden Hazard, free kick awarded.

37:17
 

Short corner worked by Francesc Fabregas.

36:55
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Brad Guzan saves using their feet.

36:22
 

The ball is sent over by Eden Hazard.

33:43
Goal
 

Marcos Alonso grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Chelsea 2-0 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Cesar Azpilicueta.

32:04
 

Ben Gibson makes a clearance.

28:05
 

Alvaro Negredo manages to make a clearance.

27:28
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by George Friend on Rodriguez Pedro.

26:46
 

David Luiz makes a clearance.

26:45
 

Stewart Downing sends in a cross.

25:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stewart Downing by Rodriguez Pedro.

24:21
 

Nemanja Matic manages to make a clearance.

22:17
Goal
 

Diego Costa slots the ball right footed into the goal. Chelsea 1-0 Middlesbrough.

22:17
Goal
 

Diego Costa grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Chelsea 1-0 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Francesc Fabregas.

21:33
 

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

18:33
 

Clearance made by Fabio Da Silva.

18:31
 

Victor Moses crosses the ball.

15:58
 

Clearance by Adam Clayton.

15:27
 

Free kick taken by David Luiz.

15:16
 

Foul by Alvaro Negredo on Nemanja Matic, free kick awarded.

14:41
 

David Luiz has an effort direct from the free kick that flies over the crossbar.

13:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabio Da Silva on Diego Costa.

11:16
 

Cesar Azpilicueta crosses the ball.

9:35
 

Adam Forshaw challenges Nemanja Matic unfairly and gives away a free kick.

7:56
 

Unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Adam Clayton results in a free kick.

7:44
 

Corner taken by Stewart Downing.

7:11
 

Adama Traore crosses the ball.

5:51
 

Nemanja Matic restarts play with the free kick.

5:47
 

Adam Clayton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eden Hazard.

2:53
 

Free kick crossed by Francesc Fabregas.

2:12
 

Calum Chambers challenges Diego Costa unfairly and gives away a free kick.

1:55
 

Marcos Alonso gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adama Traore.

1:41
 

Calum Chambers manages to make a clearance.

1:13
 

Clearance by George Friend.

1:08
 

Marcos Alonso takes the chance to get an effort at goal. A parry by Brad Guzan prevents the goal.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game started.

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