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  • Date:02 May 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance:41,559
  • Cisse (18) Cisse (90)
    Cisse (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

99mins

Unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez by Branislav Ivanovic results in a free kick. Ryan Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

98mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Juan Mata on Jonas Gutierrez. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Taylor.

97mins

The ball is crossed by Jose Bosingwa, Shot from just outside the box by Juan Mata misses to the right of the goal.

96mins

Jose Bosingwa sends in a cross, Davide Santon makes a clearance.

95mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Terry on Shola Ameobi. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

94mins

Papiss Cisse finds the net with a goal from just outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Chelsea 0-2 Newcastle.Assist by Shola Ameobi.

93mins

The ball is sent over by Frank Lampard, Davide Santon makes a clearance.

91mins

Tim Krul receives a caution.

89mins

Fernando Torres crosses the ball, Ryan Taylor makes a clearance.

89mins

Inswinging corner taken by Juan Mata from the right by-line.

87mins

Inswinging corner taken by Juan Mata, John Terry takes a shot. Clearance made by Davide Santon.

87mins

Gabriel Obertan comes on in place of Hatem Ben Arfa.

87mins

Frank Lampard takes a shot. Blocked by Mike Williamson.

85mins

Corner taken by Juan Mata, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

85mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Papiss Cisse. Indirect free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

82mins

Papiss Cisse concedes a free kick for a foul on Mikel. Frank Lampard restarts play with the free kick.

81mins

Shot from just outside the box by Frank Lampard misses to the right of the target.

81mins

Centre by Jose Bosingwa, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

78mins

The referee gives a free kick against Shola Ameobi for handball. Frank Lampard comes on in place of Raul Meireles. Didier Drogba fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

77mins

The ball is delivered by Jose Bosingwa, James Perch manages to make a clearance.

76mins

Unfair challenge on Ryan Bertrand by Jonas Gutierrez results in a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Didier Drogba from the free kick, comfortable save by Tim Krul.

74mins

Shola Ameobi on for Demba Ba.

74mins

Effort on goal by Hatem Ben Arfa from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

73mins

Branislav Ivanovic challenges Demba Ba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan Taylor takes the direct free kick.

72mins

Fernando Torres produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

71mins

Centre by Jose Bosingwa, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

71mins

The ball is sent over by Ramires, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

70mins

Centre by Papiss Cisse.

63mins

Ryan Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Cheick Tiote.

60mins

Didier Drogba on for Florent Malouda.

56mins

Yohan Cabaye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ramires. The referee shows Yohan Cabaye a yellow card. Free kick crossed by Juan Mata.

55mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Fernando Torres. Free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini.

55mins

Long range shot by Mikel goes wide right of the goal.

54mins

The ball is swung over by Ramires, blocked by Davide Santon.

53mins

Juan Mata is caught offside. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

52mins

Hatem Ben Arfa takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Mikel makes a clearance.

52mins

Hatem Ben Arfa fouled by Ryan Bertrand, the ref awards a free kick. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

48mins

Handball decision goes against James Perch. Juan Mata delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.

48mins

Ramires crosses the ball, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

46mins

Raul Meireles takes a shot. Cheick Tiote gets a block in.

46mins

Yohan Cabaye crosses the ball, Mike Williamson produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

46mins

Juan Mata on for Daniel Sturridge.

45mins

Long distance shot from Cheick Tiote misses to the left of the goal.

45mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Hatem Ben Arfa, Demba Ba takes a shot.

44mins

Corner taken left-footed by Hatem Ben Arfa to the near post, clearance made by Ryan Bertrand.

44mins

Demba Ba takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

43mins

The ball is swung over by Jose Bosingwa, clearance made by James Perch.

43mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Demba Ba. Free kick taken by John Terry.

41mins

Jose Bosingwa concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonas Gutierrez. Free kick crossed right-footed by Yohan Cabaye from left wing, clearance made by John Terry.

41mins

Cheick Tiote fouled by Ramires, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

40mins

Centre by Ryan Bertrand, Davide Santon makes a clearance.

40mins

Demba Ba takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

39mins

Raul Meireles takes the inswinging corner, Branislav Ivanovic has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

39mins

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Blocked by James Perch.

39mins

Daniel Sturridge produces a cross, Davide Santon makes a clearance.

38mins

The ball is crossed by Fernando Torres, Header from close in by Florent Malouda misses to the left of the goal.

35mins

Hatem Ben Arfa produces a cross, Mikel manages to make a clearance.

34mins

Mikel concedes a free kick for a foul on Demba Ba. Yohan Cabaye crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by Mikel.

32mins

Fernando Torres is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

31mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Papiss Cisse on John Terry. John Terry takes the free kick.

30mins

Ramires produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

29mins

Effort from a long way out by Jonas Gutierrez goes wide left of the target.

25mins

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Daniel Sturridge misses to the left of the target.

23mins

A cross is delivered by Papiss Cisse, clearance made by Ryan Bertrand.

22mins

Demba Ba is caught offside. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

22mins

James Perch produces a cross, Jose Bosingwa makes a clearance.

21mins

Jonas Gutierrez is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

19mins

Davide Santon crosses the ball, Papiss Cisse scores a goal from inside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Chelsea 0-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Davide Santon.

18mins

Centre by Daniel Sturridge.

15mins

Effort on goal by Demba Ba from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

14mins

The referee penalises Ryan Bertrand for handball. Free kick taken by Hatem Ben Arfa.

14mins

Unfair challenge on Davide Santon by Daniel Sturridge results in a free kick. Yohan Cabaye restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

Cheick Tiote takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

13mins

A cross is delivered by Papiss Cisse.

11mins

A cross is delivered by Fernando Torres, Shot by Daniel Sturridge from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

7mins

Davide Santon takes a shot. Jose Bosingwa gets a block in.

4mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cheick Tiote on Fernando Torres. Booking for Cheick Tiote for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Raul Meireles from the free kick, Tim Krul makes a save.

1mins

Effort on goal by Raul Meireles from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

Match Preview

Di Matteo concentrating on Newcastle clash Roberto Di Matteo has revealed there were still FA Cup final places up for grabs in his Chelsea side as he refused to rule out shock comebacks for David Luiz and Gary Cahill. Caretaker Blues boss Di Matteo is confident his squad will not hold back in tomorrow night's crucial Barclays Premier League game against Newcastle, regardless of the match taking place less than three days before their Wembley meeting with Liverpool. The Stamford Bridge clash against the Magpies is arguably more important than Saturday's showpiece, with Di Matteo's number one priority ensuring Chelsea qualify for next season's Champions League. And while the Italian has not resorted to banning any mention of the final ahead of tomorrow's game, he left no doubt where his focus lay. "We've not talked about it at all," he said of the Liverpool game, insisting he had yet to pick his team for Wembley. "I'm deciding for the game tomorrow. "We'll see how the game goes tomorrow and then I'll be thinking about Saturday." Asked if that meant performances against Newcastle would be taken into account, he said: "Yes. Not just on Wednesday. "I look a little bit more back and look at maybe the last three or four weeks and the way we played and the different players in positions and so on." It would only be human for players to subconsciously hold back for fear of injuring themselves, but Di Matteo said: "We cannot allow ourselves to think like that and I think we've shown before that we don't do that, in the semi-final against Spurs before the Champions League semi-final, and at Arsenal and so on. "I don't think that'll be an issue for us. "We know how important the game is for our club and the players who are going to be playing will be fully committed." Defenders Luiz and Cahill will miss the match, both with hamstring injuries, but both were seen running at Chelsea's training ground. Di Matteo said they will be reassessed again on Thursday and Friday and while it looks unlikely Cahill in particular will be fit for the weekend, Di Matteo was optimistic of both being back before the Champions League final. He said: "Hopefully, they'll be ready before. I have hope but we don't know yet." Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has admitted his players might have had one eye on the Champions League as their chances of getting there were dealt a major blow. The Magpies head for Chelsea having slipped out of the top four as a result of their 4-0 drubbing at Wigan on Saturday, a result which allowed Tottenham to climb back above them on goal difference and the Blues to close the gap to a single point. With three games left to play, Pardew's men could yet finish anywhere between third and sixth in the Barclays Premier League, and that means the prospect of Champions League football returning to St James' Park remains alive, if less likely than it was on Saturday morning. In that respect, the game could be regarded as a dress rehearsal for the type of fixture that might lie ahead. Pardew said: "Absolutely, and that's how we should approach it. Our players, perhaps you could argue, might have had one eye on it, I don't know. "But we certainly didn't turn up in the first half at Wigan, and I am pretty sure we will have a different mentality on Wednesday night. "There's no expectation on us, but there is pride because we hurt our pride on Saturday and we are all hurting a little bit."

Formation:433Manager: Roberto Di Matteo

Chelsea

Formation: 433Manager: Alan Pardew

Newcastle

  • Petr Cech
  • Jose Bosingwa
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • John Terry
  • Ryan Bertrand
  • Ramires
  • Mikel
  • Raul Meireles
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • Fernando Torres
  • Florent Malouda
  • SUBS
  • Ross Turnbull
  • Ashley Cole
  • Michael Essien
  • Frank Lampard
  • Juan Mata
  • Didier Drogba
  • Salomon Kalou

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWWDDW
  • Chelsea
  • VS
  • Newcastle
  • WWWWWL

Last Meetings

  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 3
  • Chelsea
  • 03/12/2011
  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 2
  • Newcastle
  • 15/05/2011
  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 28/11/2010
  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 2
  • Chelsea
  • 04/04/2009
  • Chelsea
  • 0 - 0
  • Newcastle
  • 22/11/2008
  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 2
  • Chelsea
  • 05/05/2008

Top Scorers

Chelsea

  • D Sturridge 11
  • F Lampard 8
  • FJ Torres 6
  • JM Mata 6
  • J Terry 5
  • D Drogba 4
  • DN Ramires 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • F Malouda 2
  • D Luiz 2
  • JS Bosingwa 1
  • RJ Meireles 1
  • S Kalou 1
  • G Cahill 1

Newcastle

  • D Ba 14
  • P Cisse 11
  • H Ben Arfa 5
  • L Best 4
  • Y Cabaye 4
  • S Ameobi 2
  • R Taylor 2
  • JM Gutierrez 2
  • D Guthrie 1
  • G Obertan 1
  • D Gosling 1

Goals

Chelsea

    • Total goals 101
    • Goals per game 62
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 16 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Newcastle

    • Total goals 92
    • Goals per game 53
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 11 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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