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  • Date:09 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance:41,654
  • Kalou (32) Sturridge (32)
    Carlos Edwards - og (40) Anelka (48)
    Sturridge (51) Sturridge (51)
    Lampard (77) Lampard (78)
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93mins

Corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard from the left by-line to the near post, save by Marton Fulop.

93mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.

92mins

Nicolas Anelka decides to take the corner short.

92mins

Branislav Ivanovic takes a shot. Save by Marton Fulop.

91mins

Frank Lampard decides to take a short corner.

91mins

Gael Kakuta takes a shot. Save by Marton Fulop.

89mins

Foul by Carlos Edwards on Jose Bosingwa, free kick awarded. Jose Bosingwa takes the direct free kick.

88mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Sturridge on Troy Brown. Marton Fulop takes the direct free kick.

87mins

Foul by Gael Kakuta on Mark Kennedy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Marton Fulop.

86mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joshua McEachran by Darren O'Dea. Free kick taken by Joshua McEachran.

83mins

Jaime Peters takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

82mins

Daniel Sturridge is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Marton Fulop.

81mins

Ramires takes a shot.

79mins

Frank Lampard gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Chelsea 7-0 Ipswich.Assist on the goal came from Branislav Ivanovic.

78mins

Frank Lampard finds the net with a goal from just outside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Chelsea 6-0 Ipswich.

78mins

Gael Kakuta decides to take a short corner.

73mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Sturridge by Gareth McAuley. Frank Lampard produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

72mins

Nicolas Anelka produces a cross, Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance.

70mins

Jeffrey Bruma is brought on as a substitute for Patrick Van Aanholt.

68mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nicolas Anelka. Darren O'Dea takes the free kick.

64mins

Ronan Murray takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

63mins

Tamas Priskin is brought on as a substitute for Connor Wickham.

62mins

Patrick Van Aanholt produces a cross.

59mins

Ronan Murray is caught offside. Jose Bosingwa takes the free kick.

58mins

Daniel Sturridge takes a short corner.

57mins

Jaime Peters produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

56mins

Patrick Van Aanholt crosses the ball, Frank Lampard takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.

55mins

Gael Kakuta joins the action as a substitute, replacing Salomon Kalou.

55mins

Shot by Nicolas Anelka from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

54mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

52mins

Daniel Sturridge grabs a goal from just inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Chelsea 5-0 Ipswich.Assist on the goal came from Frank Lampard.

52mins

A goal is scored by Daniel Sturridge from just inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Chelsea 5-0 Ipswich.

49mins

Ronan Murray is brought on as a substitute for Jason Scotland.

49mins

A goal is scored by Nicolas Anelka from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 4-0 Ipswich.Salomon Kalou provided the assist for the goal.

48mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.

47mins

A cross is delivered by Carlos Edwards, clearance made by Branislav Ivanovic.

46mins

Jaime Peters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Bosingwa. Jose Bosingwa takes the free kick.

46mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Scotland by Joshua McEachran. Mark Kennedy takes the direct free kick.

46mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Connor Wickham on Joshua McEachran. Free kick taken by Joshua McEachran.

44mins

The ball is sent over by Daniel Sturridge, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

41mins

Carlos Edwards puts the ball into his own net from 6 yards. Chelsea 3-0 Ipswich.Frank Lampard provided the assist for the goal.

41mins

David Norris goes into the referee's book. John Terry fouled by David Norris, the ref awards a free kick. Frank Lampard crosses the ball in from the free kick.

40mins

Short corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line.

38mins

Frank Lampard takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.

35mins

Unfair challenge on Darren O'Dea by Nicolas Anelka results in a free kick. Marton Fulop restarts play with the free kick.

35mins

The ball is sent over by Jose Bosingwa, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

33mins

Daniel Sturridge scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 2-0 Ipswich.Assist by Jose Bosingwa.

33mins

Goal scored by Salomon Kalou from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 1-0 Ipswich.

32mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Save by Marton Fulop.

30mins

Effort from the edge of the box by Nicolas Anelka goes wide of the right-hand upright.

30mins

Frank Lampard takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Connor Wickham manages to make a clearance.

29mins

Joshua McEachran takes a shot. Blocked by Connor Wickham.

29mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Frank Lampard.

28mins

The ball is sent over by Ramires, Mark Kennedy manages to make a clearance.

27mins

The referee blows for offside. John Terry restarts play with the free kick.

26mins

Frank Lampard produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

26mins

The ball is sent over by Patrick Van Aanholt.

25mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Marton Fulop.

23mins

Effort on goal by Jose Bosingwa from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

23mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Clearance made by Troy Brown.

22mins

Jason Scotland takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

19mins

Carlos Edwards takes the outswinging corner, Frank Lampard makes a clearance.

17mins

Nicolas Anelka delivers the ball, Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

14mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Save by Marton Fulop.

13mins

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.

12mins

Corner from right by-line taken by Joshua McEachran.

12mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard from the left by-line, save by Marton Fulop.

12mins

Patrick Van Aanholt takes a shot. Blocked by David Norris.

9mins

Foul by Darren O'Dea on Ramires, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jose Bosingwa. Daniel Sturridge produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

8mins

Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the left by-line played to the near post.

7mins

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save made by Marton Fulop.

5mins

Frank Lampard takes the inswinging corner, save by Marton Fulop.

5mins

The ball is swung over by Nicolas Anelka, Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance.

1mins

Patrick Van Aanholt delivers the ball.

The game kicks-off.

The match has reached half-time.

The referee gets the second half started.

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.

Match Preview

Big guns doubtful for Cup clash Didier Drogba, Ashley Cole and Michael Essien all face fitness checks ahead of Chelsea's FA Cup third-round tie with Ipswich on Sunday. Striker Drogba suffered a knock in training on Friday, while full-back Cole and midfielder Essien were unable to train after hurting themselves in Wednesday night's shock Barclays Premier League defeat at Wolves. Alex returned from Brazil on Friday and will continue treatment on the knee injury that is expected to keep him out for another three or four weeks, while John Obi Mikel (knee), Yury Zhirkov (calf) and Yossi Benayoun (Achilles) remain sidelined. Ipswich caretaker manager Ian McParland could be without three key men. Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback has been recalled early from his loan spell by Steve Bruce while Plymouth striker Rory Fallon is also ineligible after playing for Argyle in an earlier round. Midfielder Grant Leadbitter is also absent as he begins a three-match ban following his last-minute dismissal against Nottingham Forest on Monday. However one boost for McParland, who is in temporary charge after the departure of Roy Keane on Friday, is the news that Celtic defender Darren O'Dea and Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore have both been given permission to play by their parent clubs. Captain Gareth McAuley has made a surprise early return following two months out with an Achilles injury and the Northern Ireland defender is expected to keep his place. Goalkeeper Brian Murphy has undergone surgery on an ankle problem he picked up before Christmas and will be out for at least three months. Winger Shane O`Connor also remains on the sidelines with a ruptured and dislocated shoulder joint and will miss six weeks. Young midfielder Luke Hyam is out with a hamstring injury to complete a lengthy injury list.

Formation:433Manager: Carlo Ancelotti

Chelsea

Formation: 442Manager:

Ipswich

  • Petr Cech
  • Jose Bosingwa
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • John Terry
  • Patrick Van Aanholt
  • Ramires
  • Joshua McEachran
  • Frank Lampard
  • Salomon Kalou
  • Nicolas Anelka
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • SUBS
  • Henrique Hilario
  • Michael Essien
  • Didier Drogba
  • Florent Malouda
  • Paulo Ferreira
  • Jeffrey Bruma
  • Gael Kakuta

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Match Report

Blues batter Ipswich Chelsea went some way to lifting the gloom at Stamford Bridge as they began their defence of the FA Cup with a crushing win over Ipswich. The managerless visitors proved ideal cannon fodder for Carlo Ancelotti's faltering double winners, who went into the game on their worst Barclays Premier League run for almost 15 years. Ancelotti's decision to continue last season's policy of fielding some youngsters in the early rounds of the cup did not backfire, with Daniel Sturridge and Frank Lampard scoring twice, Salomon Kalou also finding the net and Nicolas Anelka ending the personal goal drought that has coincided with Chelsea's two months of misery. Ancelotti, who handed rare starts to 17-year-old Josh McEachran and 20-year-old Patrick van Aanholt, will be praying the win helps inspire his established stars, like the rested Didier Drogba, Florent Malouda, Michael Essien and Ashley Cole, to kick-start their ailing league campaign. Despite the number of changes and standard of opposition, Chelsea - looking to become the first club to win a hat-trick of FA Cups since the 1880s - continued to be dogged by a lack of cutting edge in the opening half-hour. Sturridge, rewarded with a start after scoring five times for the reserves on Thursday, saw one chance closed down by Marton Fulop and another balloon off target. They were almost made to pay by the team who had boss Roy Keane sacked on Friday. A fine break involving Scotland and David Norris ended in the former unleashing a left-footed piledriver which Petr Cech could only beat away. Chelsea surged down the other end and Anelka looked to have put them ahead but Troy Brown produced a brilliant clearance off the line from the Frenchman's low finish. Lampard blasted over after good work down the left from Van Aanholt and McEachran's drive was deflected behind off Connor Wickham. A lovely Chelsea move was then spoilt by a horrible finish from Anelka, who made amends by providing the breakthrough in the 33rd minute after Ipswich gave the ball away in midfield. Chelsea sprung forward and Anelka's finish hit Fulop and squirmed towards the line before Kalou made sure. It was 2-0 less than a minute later, Sturridge tucking home Jose Bosingwa's low cross after more poor defending from the visitors. Lampard's weak 20-yard shot was straight at Fulop as Chelsea looked to kill off the tie before half-time. Ipswich captain David Norris was booked for a poor tackle on John Terry and Lampard made him pay from the resulting 41st-minute free-kick, with Carlos Edwards flicking the ball into his own net. Anelka's mis-hit finish was straight at Fulop at the start of the second half but the striker finally ended his barren spell in the 49th minute, finding the bottom corner after a neat exchange with Kalou. Ipswich had been preparing a substitution at the time and immediately withdrew Scotland for Ronan Murray. Chelsea began to play with a swagger and Sturridge made it 5-0 three minutes later, curling superbly into the top corner from just inside the box. Ancelotti threw on another youngster, with Gael Kakuta replacing Kalou. Peters drilled wide in search of a consolation before the highly-rated Wickham was replaced by Tamas Priskin. Chelsea lost Van Aanholt to injury for the final 20 minutes, with Jeffrey Bruma entering the fray. The home side were in cruise control but Ipswich pressed the self-destruct button again twice in a minute to hand Lampard a quickfire double. The England midfielder blasted home from 15 yards after the visitors failed to clear a corner, and then bundled home Branislav Ivanovic's low cross. It was party time at Stamford Bridge and Ramires fired over with the outside of his right foot before Chelsea fans showed their support for the under-pressure Ancelotti, who responded with a wave. Kakuta, Anelka and Ivanovic all had chances to make it 8-0 in stoppage-time before the final whistle ended Ipswich's torture.

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