• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 22 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge
Chelsea

Chelsea

Cahill 68"

Torres 80"

Ivanovic 90"

4 - 2

Chelsea vs Reading


Team Lineups

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic90"
24 Cahill68"
26 Terry
3 Cole
12 Mikel
8 Lampard
7 Ramires
17 Hazard
10 Mata
9 Torres80"
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
5 Essien
6 Romeu
11 Oscar
16 Meireles
23 Sturridge
34 Bertrand

Reading

1 Federici
2 Gunter
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
23 Harte
4 Karacan
11 McAnuff
8 Leigertwood
20 Guthrie
12 McCleary
7 Pogrebnyak
Substitutes
21 McCarthy
6 Mariappa
9 Le Fondre
10 Hunt
16 Tabb
19 Robson-Kanu
24 Cummings

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Chelsea

D W D W W W W D

Reading

L L D L D W L L
Head to Head
Chelsea
1-0
Reading 30-Jan-2008
Reading
1-2
Chelsea 15-Aug-2007
Chelsea
2-2
Reading 26-Dec-2006
Reading
0-1
Chelsea 14-Oct-2006


Live Text Commentary
94:33 +4.33
Goal
 

Branislav Ivanovic scores a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 4-2 Reading.Eden Hazard provided the assist for the goal.

94:02 +4.02
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ian Harte.

93:05 +3.05
 

Mikele Leigertwood fouled by Emboaba Oscar, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by John Terry.

91:34 +1.34
 

Emboaba Oscar challenges Hal Robson-Kanu unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Ian Harte from left wing, Raul Meireles manages to make a clearance.

89:25
 

Hal Robson-Kanu delivers the ball, comfortable save by Petr Cech.

88:26
 

Foul by Danny Guthrie on Raul Meireles, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

86:33
 

Unfair challenge on Raul Meireles by Noel Hunt results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Cahill.

85:03
Substitution
 

Foul by Fernando Torres on Noel Hunt, free kick awarded. Hal Robson-Kanu is brought on as a substitute for Garath McCleary. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

83:41
Substitution
 

Juan Mata leaves the field to be replaced by Raul Meireles.

83:27
 

Juan Mata takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

82:21
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

80:37
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Ashley Cole, Fernando Torres grabs a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Chelsea 3-2 Reading.Assist by Ashley Cole.

78:54
 

Eden Hazard takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in. Effort on goal by Juan Mata from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

78:03
 

The referee gives a free kick against Emboaba Oscar for handball. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.

77:26
 

The ball is delivered by Jobi McAnuff.

76:33
Substitution
 

Emboaba Oscar challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. (Reading) makes a substitution, with Noel Hunt coming on for Pavel Pogrebnyak. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

76:10
 

The ball is swung over by Branislav Ivanovic, clearance made by Kaspars Gorkss.

72:40
 

Shot by Daniel Sturridge from just outside the area goes over the net.

71:46
 

Effort on goal by Juan Mata from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

70:55
Substitution
 

Adam Le Fondre is brought on as a substitute for Jem Karacan.

70:31
 

Juan Mata produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

68:52
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Gary Cahill from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 2-2 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Eden Hazard.

67:47
Substitution
 

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Daniel Sturridge coming on for Mikel.

67:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Garath McCleary on Eden Hazard. Eden Hazard takes the free kick.

66:17
 

Eden Hazard takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in. Effort from inside the area by Frank Lampard misses to the left of the goal.

63:51
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Cole by Pavel Pogrebnyak. Pavel Pogrebnyak is given a yellow card. John Terry takes the free kick.

63:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Cahill by Pavel Pogrebnyak. Free kick taken by Gary Cahill.

62:27
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Danny Guthrie, clearance by Frank Lampard.

61:52
 

Emboaba Oscar takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

58:32
 

Foul by Ian Harte on Eden Hazard, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Juan Mata.

57:22
Yellow card
 

Jem Karacan concedes a free kick for a foul on Juan Mata. Booking for Jem Karacan for unsporting behaviour. John Terry takes the direct free kick.

56:28
Substitution
 

Emboaba Oscar on for Ramires.

55:34
 

Corner taken by Frank Lampard, clearance by Jem Karacan.

54:25
 

Foul by Pavel Pogrebnyak on Ashley Cole, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

52:39
 

The ball is delivered by John Terry, Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance.

51:07
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Fernando Torres results in a free kick. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

50:43
 

The ball is delivered by Danny Guthrie, John Terry manages to make a clearance.

50:11
 

The ball is sent over by Eden Hazard, save made by Adam Federici.

49:59
 

Ramires sends in a cross, clearance by Chris Gunter.

49:06
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Eden Hazard goes over the bar.

46:47
 

Effort on goal by Branislav Ivanovic from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

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

Full Barclays Premier League Table