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  • Date:22 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance:41,614
  • Eto'o (4) Schurrle (6)
    Hazard - pen (16) Oscar (41)
    Oscar (65) Salah (70)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee brings the game to a close.

90:53 +0.53

Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

90:12 +0.12

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

90:08 +0.08

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Petr Cech parries the ball but the danger is not over.

88:18

Shot by Santi Cazorla. John Mikel gets a block in.

88:12

Thomas Vermaelen takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

87:34

Bacary Sagna fouled by Branislav Ivanovic, the ref awards a free kick.

86:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mathieu Flamini by Branislav Ivanovic.

85:48

Mohamed Salah is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

85:19

John Mikel restarts play with the free kick.

85:03

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fernando Torres.

83:19

Shot by Andre Schurrle missed to the left of goal.

83:05

Clearance made by Per Mertesacker.

82:03

Mohamed Salah takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

80:26

The ball is delivered by Branislav Ivanovic.

78:16

Free kick taken by Andre Schurrle.

77:38

Unfair challenge on Mohamed Salah by Bacary Sagna results in a free kick.

76:18

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

75:53

Santi Cazorla fouled by Nemanja Matic, the ref awards a free kick.

75:39

John Mikel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mathieu Flamini.

73:06

Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

72:44

Carl Jenkinson manages to make a clearance.

71:24

John Mikel on for David Luiz.

70:22

Mohamed Salah scores a left footed goal. Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal.Nemanja Matic provided the assist for the goal.

69:48

Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

68:20

Olivier Giroud fouled by Nemanja Matic, the ref awards a free kick.

67:39

David Luiz has an effort at goal. Parried by Wojciech Szczesny back into danger.

66:39

Mohamed Salah joins the action as a substitute, replacing Emboaba Oscar.

65:28

Emboaba Oscar slots the ball right footed into the goal. Chelsea 5-0 Arsenal.

64:29

A cross is delivered by Eden Hazard.

64:07

Bacary Sagna concedes a free kick for a foul on Eden Hazard.

63:55

Mathieu Flamini gets a header at goal. Petr Cech safely holds on.

63:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mathieu Flamini by Emboaba Oscar.

62:25

Shot by Emboaba Oscar went over the net.

60:38

Clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

59:56

Clearance by David Luiz.

58:57

Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

58:18

The referee blows for offside.

56:49

Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

56:19

Gary Cahill challenges Olivier Giroud unfairly and gives away a free kick.

55:06

Andre Schurrle fouled by Carl Jenkinson, the ref awards a free kick.

54:55

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

53:32

Carl Jenkinson sends in a cross.

51:26

Tomas Rosicky is given a yellow card.

51:21

Foul by Tomas Rosicky on Cesar Azpilicueta, free kick awarded.

50:28

Clearance made by David Luiz.

The game restarts for the second half.

47:36 +2.36

Tomas Rosicky has an effort at goal. Petr Cech safely holds on.

47:21

Andre Schurrle decides to take a short corner.

The half-time whistle blows.

47:03 +2.03

Shot by Eden Hazard. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny.

47:00 +2.00

Eden Hazard has an effort at goal. Bacary Sagna gets a block in.

46:55 +1.55

Corner from the right by-line taken by Andre Schurrle.

46:55

Shot by David Luiz. Fernando Torres takes a shot. Per Mertesacker gets a block in.

46:28

Bacary Sagna restarts play with the free kick.

46:12

The assistant referee flags for offside against Andre Schurrle.

45:47 +0.47

Corner taken by Andre Schurrle.

45:37

Clearance by Cesar Azpilicueta.

45:02 +0.02

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

45:01

Mathieu Flamini comes on in place of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

45:01

Carl Jenkinson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Laurent Koscielny.

43:56

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Nemanja Matic.

43:39

Emboaba Oscar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky.

43:05

Nemanja Matic takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny safely holds on.

42:46

Clearance made by John Terry.

41:17

Emboaba Oscar scores a right footed goal. Chelsea 4-0 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Fernando Torres.

40:15

Shot by Eden Hazard cleared the bar.

38:03

Corner taken by Emboaba Oscar.

37:09

A cross is delivered by Branislav Ivanovic.

35:31

Shot by Santi Cazorla. Cesar Azpilicueta gets a block in.

34:55

John Terry makes a clearance.

32:52

The ball is delivered by Santi Cazorla.

32:08

The ball is crossed by Nemanja Matic.

31:32

Emboaba Oscar fouled by Laurent Koscielny, the ref awards a free kick.

30:59

Corner from the left by-line taken by Andre Schurrle.

29:46

David Luiz takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny parries the effort to safety.

27:12

Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

27:02

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by David Luiz results in a free kick.

26:49

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

25:19

Clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

25:17

The ball is delivered by Emboaba Oscar.

23:24

Clearance by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

23:07

Thomas Vermaelen replaces Lukas Podolski.

22:19

David Luiz takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny.

19:53

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna.

16:31

Penalty taken right-footed by Eden Hazard and scored. Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal.

14:46

Kieran Gibbs receives a red card.

14:25

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is penalised for a handball.

14:20

Eden Hazard takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

13:58

Clearance by David Luiz.

12:24

Andre Schurrle takes the free kick.

11:50

Bacary Sagna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eden Hazard.

11:20

Fernando Torres concedes a free kick for a foul on Per Mertesacker.

10:38

Foul by David Luiz on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, free kick awarded.

10:23

Santi Cazorla manages to make a clearance.

10:22

Branislav Ivanovic delivers the ball.

9:34

Fernando Torres replaces Samuel Eto'o.

6:34

Andre Schurrle scores with their right foot. Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal.Assist by Nemanja Matic.

6:00

Clearance made by Nemanja Matic.

4:21

Samuel Eto'o slots the ball left footed into the goal. Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Andre Schurrle.

3:53

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Petr Cech parries the effort to safety.

3:33

Per Mertesacker restarts play with the free kick.

1:41

Olivier Giroud has an effort at goal.

1:28

Bacary Sagna delivers the ball.

0:20

Foul by Emboaba Oscar on Mikel Arteta, free kick awarded.

The match begins.

Match Preview

Jose reminds Wenger of bad times Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho stopped short of a glowing tribute in expressing his admiration for Arsene Wenger ahead of the Frenchman's 1,000th match in charge of Arsenal, which comes at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The landmark occasion arrives as Chelsea and Arsenal tussle for the Premier League title, along with Liverpool and Manchester City, and with Wenger chasing a first victory in 10 contests with Mourinho. Wenger's 500th match was a defeat to a Chelsea side managed by Mourinho, who has not been beaten in 75 Premier League matches at Stamford Bridge. "The tribute is to say that I believe that, any one of us, we would love to have the same privilege with our clubs," Mourinho said. The Portuguese last month described Wenger as a "specialist in failure" after the Frenchman commented that anyone ruling themselves out of the title race was doing so out of a fear of falling short. And Mourinho again spoke of Wenger's eight-and-a-half-year trophy drought. "I admire him and I admire Arsenal, because it's not possible to have 1,000 matches unless the club is also a fantastic club in the way they support the manager, especially in the bad moments and especially when the bad moments were quite a lot," Mourinho added. Mourinho insisted his personal record against Wenger was incidental as matches pit team against team, not manager against manager. "It doesn't matter," Mourinho said. "It's not against him. It's Chelsea against Arsenal. "I didn't even play Arsenal with Inter Milan or with Real Madrid or with Porto, I just played with Chelsea. "It's Chelsea-Arsenal, Arsenal-Chelsea, it's not me against him. "Records don't play any role. A match is a match. It's not coach against coach, it's team against team." Chelsea, who beat Galatasaray to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals in midweek, will be bidding to respond following last Saturday's controversial loss to Aston Villa, when Mourinho, Ramires and Willian were sent off. Mourinho will contest his Football Association improper conduct charge, while Ramires is banned for three matches and Willian one, with both missing the Arsenal game. Also absent is former Arsenal left-back Ashley Cole (knee), but Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah are available after being ineligible in Europe in midweek. Meanwhile, Wenger will not let a war of words with Mourinho deflect his focus ahead of Saturday's clash. "I would keep that [his opinion of Mourinho] for myself. Tomorrow I represent my club, I don't represent myself, and I will behave always in respecting the values of our club, and keep my own feelings far away from that," said Wenger, whose last trophy came in 2005. Mourinho has continually used his press conferences to talk down Chelsea's title chances, describing them as a "little horse" in the championship race. Wenger, though, is not about to take any notice of such gamesmanship, preferring instead to let Arsenal do all of their talking with a football as the FA Cup semi-finalists look to build on last weekend's north London derby win at Tottenham. "What gives the teams advantages is performances on the pitch," Wenger said when asked if Mourinho's pre-match statements had any real impact. "Press conferences can be for you (media) less or more boring, and I can understand you like some more than others, but the real excitement is the game on the pitch." Wenger continued: "You cannot say they (Chelsea) are favourites or not, but they are among the teams who are fighting to win the Premier League, nobody can deny that. "What is very interesting is you have Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal [all fighting for the title] and that has not happened for years. "None of these four teams can say they are not going for it, that would be stupid." Arsenal will hand a fitness test to midfielder Tomas Rosicky, who has an ankle problem. Wenger, though, confirmed on Friday that Japanese midfielder Ryo Miyaichi will miss the rest of the season due to a hamstring injury.

Formation:4231Manager: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea

Formation: 4231Manager: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal

  • Petr Cech
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • Gary Cahill
  • John Terry
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • David Luiz
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Andre Schurrle
  • Emboaba Oscar
  • Eden Hazard
  • Samuel Eto'o
  • SUBS
  • Frank Lampard
  • Fernando Torres
  • John Mikel
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Demba Ba
  • Mark Schwarzer
  • Tomas Kalas

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Form Guide

    WDWWWL
  • Chelsea
  • VS
  • Arsenal
  • WLDWLW

Last Meetings

  • Arsenal
  • 0 - 0
  • Chelsea
  • 23/12/2013
  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 1
  • Arsenal
  • 20/01/2013
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 2
  • Chelsea
  • 29/09/2012
  • Arsenal
  • 0 - 0
  • Chelsea
  • 21/04/2012
  • Chelsea
  • 3 - 5
  • Arsenal
  • 29/10/2011
  • Arsenal
  • 3 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 27/12/2010

Top Scorers

Chelsea

  • E Hazard 10
  • S Eto'o 7
  • Ed Oscar 6
  • A Schurrle 6
  • F Lampard 4
  • FJ Torres 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • D Ba 3
  • J Terry 2
  • dB Willian 2
  • G Cahill 1
  • JN Mikel 1
  • NS Ramires 1

Arsenal

  • O Giroud 11
  • A Ramsey 8
  • T Walcott 5
  • SG Cazorla 4
  • M Ozil 4
  • L Podolski 3
  • J Wilshere 3
  • T Rosicky 2
  • P Mertesacker 2
  • N Bendtner 2
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 2
  • B Sagna 1
  • M Flamini 1
  • L Koscielny 1
  • S Gnabry 1

Goals

Chelsea

    • Total goals 79
    • Goals per game 56
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Arsenal

    • Total goals 76
    • Goals per game 53
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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