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Effort on goal by Florent Malouda from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Shot by Fernando Torres. Blocked by Nedum Onuoha. Florent Malouda decides to take a short corner.
The ball is swung over by Joey Barton, Michael Essien manages to make a clearance.
Shot from just outside the area by Florent Malouda misses to the right of the target.
Frank Lampard takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jamie Mackie.
Corner taken by Joey Barton, clearance made by Ramires.
Armand Traore fouled by Paulo Ferreira, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joey Barton from left wing, clearance by Michael Essien. Taye Taiwo takes a shot. Blocked by Paulo Ferreira.
The ball is delivered by Shaun Wright-Phillips.
Djibril Cisse grabs a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 6-1 QPR.Assist on the goal came from Nedum Onuoha.
The assistant referee flags for offside against John Terry. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.
Djibril Cisse takes a shot. John Terry gets a block in.
Sam Hutchinson on for Jose Bosingwa.
The ball is swung over by Ramires, Florent Malouda gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Chelsea 6-0 QPR.The assist for the goal came from Ramires.
The ball is swung over by Michael Essien. (QPR) makes a substitution, with Shaun Wright-Phillips coming on for Bobby Zamora.
Ramires takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.
The ball is sent over by Paulo Ferreira, Anton Ferdinand manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Djibril Cisse. Indirect free kick taken by Petr Cech.
Armand Traore delivers the ball. Djibril Cisse produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar. Ramires comes on in place of Salomon Kalou.
Nedum Onuoha fouled by Fernando Torres, the ref awards a free kick. Anton Ferdinand takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Joey Barton played to the near post, clearance made by Frank Lampard.
Shot by Florent Malouda from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Fernando Torres on Shaun Derry. Direct free kick taken by Clint Hill.
The ball is swung over by Armand Traore, comfortable save by Petr Cech.
Centre by Nedum Onuoha.
(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Florent Malouda coming on for Juan Mata. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard played to the near post, clearance made by Anton Ferdinand.
Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Blocked by Anton Ferdinand.
The referee blows for offside. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.
Armand Traore joins the action as a substitute, replacing Akos Buzsaky.
Goal scored by Fernando Torres from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 5-0 QPR.The assist for the goal came from Juan Mata.
Jamie Mackie sends in a cross.
Foul by Shaun Derry on Juan Mata, free kick awarded. Juan Mata has an effort direct from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joey Barton on Frank Lampard. Booking for Joey Barton for unsporting behaviour. Frank Lampard takes the free kick.
Drilled right-footed shot by Fernando Torres. Save by Patrick Kenny.
Unfair challenge on Juan Mata by Joey Barton results in a free kick. Free kick taken by John Terry.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fernando Torres by Clint Hill. Juan Mata takes the direct free kick.
Jose Bosingwa produces a cross, blocked by Akos Buzsaky.
Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the left by-line played to the near post, Bobby Zamora makes a clearance.
Shot by Jamie Mackie from 25 yards. Save made by Petr Cech. Corner taken by Akos Buzsaky, clearance by Michael Essien.
Centre by Djibril Cisse, clearance by John Terry.
Foul by Michael Essien on Taye Taiwo, free kick awarded. Clint Hill restarts play with the free kick.
Juan Mata takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a comfortable save.
A cross is delivered by Daniel Sturridge, save by Patrick Kenny.
Bobby Zamora crosses the ball.
Unfair challenge on Juan Mata by Shaun Derry results in a free kick. John Terry takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Taye Taiwo.
Jose Bosingwa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bobby Zamora. Taye Taiwo takes the direct free kick.
Bobby Zamora is ruled offside. John Terry takes the indirect free kick.
Fernando Torres produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Daniel Sturridge produces a cross, clearance by Shaun Derry.
A cross is delivered by Taye Taiwo, clearance made by Paulo Ferreira. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Akos Buzsaky from the left by-line, clearance made by Jose Bosingwa.
Taye Taiwo takes a shot. Blocked by Paulo Ferreira.
Ashley Cole challenges Nedum Onuoha unfairly and gives away a free kick. Anton Ferdinand takes the free kick.
Nedum Onuoha takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Nedum Onuoha sends in a cross, clearance made by Jose Bosingwa.
Frank Lampard takes a shot. Blocked by Anton Ferdinand. Michael Essien has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.
Foul by Michael Essien on Djibril Cisse, free kick awarded. Taye Taiwo takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Clint Hill on Juan Mata, free kick awarded. Juan Mata takes the free kick.
Foul by Shaun Derry on Ashley Cole, free kick awarded. Frank Lampard takes the direct free kick. The ball is swung over by Daniel Sturridge.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Essien on Shaun Derry. Clint Hill takes the direct free kick.
Frank Lampard takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.
Salomon Kalou produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.
Corner taken short by Frank Lampard.
A cross is delivered by Fernando Torres, clearance by Anton Ferdinand.
Fernando Torres fires in a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Chelsea 4-0 QPR.
Joey Barton takes a shot. Blocked by John Terry. Corner from the left by-line taken by Akos Buzsaky, John Terry makes a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Juan Mata. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.
Fernando Torres scores a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Chelsea 3-0 QPR.Salomon Kalou provided the assist for the goal.
The referee blows for offside against Salomon Kalou. Indirect free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.
Juan Mata crosses the ball. Frank Lampard takes the outswinging corner, Salomon Kalou takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny. Shot by John Terry. Save made by Patrick Kenny. Frank Lampard takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a save. Inswinging corner taken by Juan Mata from the right by-line, John Terry finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Chelsea 2-0 QPR.Assist on the goal came from Juan Mata.
Djibril Cisse takes a shot. Blocked by Jose Bosingwa. Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Shaun Derry gets a block in.
Taye Taiwo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Salomon Kalou. Paulo Ferreira takes the direct free kick.
Djibril Cisse takes a shot. Comfortable save by Petr Cech.
Djibril Cisse delivers the ball. Centre by Djibril Cisse, save by Petr Cech.
Jose Bosingwa takes a shot. Blocked by Clint Hill. Corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata, Shaun Derry makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Bobby Zamora by Jose Bosingwa results in a free kick. Akos Buzsaky shoots direct from the free kick.
Daniel Sturridge grabs a fantastic goal from long range to the top left corner of the goal. Chelsea 1-0 QPR.
Di Matteo focuses on top-four spot
Roberto Di Matteo has refused to rule out his next job being as an assistant manager, despite his spectacular success as Chelsea caretaker boss.
Di Matteo has gone from no-hoper to serious contender to succeed Andre Villas-Boas on a permanent basis after an astonishing eight weeks in the Stamford Bridge hotseat.
Despite having led Chelsea to the Champions League and FA Cup finals, the Italian is none the wiser as to his long-term future.
Reports suggest owner Roman Abramovich will pull out all the stops to land Pep Guardiola, who yesterday confirmed he was quitting Barcelona at the end of the season.
Guardiola plans to take a sabbatical from the game but if he could be convinced to change his mind, that could leave Di Matteo looking for a new job.
There would be no shortage of suitors for the 41-year-old but there might also be the option of returning to the assistant role he held under Villas-Boas.
The former MK Dons and West Brom boss said: "When I decided to become a number two, I didn't look at it as a step backwards.
"I thought it was an exciting journey for myself, to be able to work with one of the best coaches in European football and for this club, which is in my heart.
"Sometimes in life you take a step back and two forwards.
"Whatever happens in the future, I'll think about it and see what is the right choice."
Di Matteo's number one priority upon his appointment was ensuring Chelsea qualified for next season's Champions League.
And despite their cup success, they remain in real danger of failing to do so after slipping to sixth in the Barclays Premier League, four points behind fourth-placed Newcastle.
If they are not to leave themselves having to win the Champions League to reach next season's competition, it would appear imperative they win Sunday's west London derby against QPR and Wednesday's head-to-head clash with Newcastle.
Di Matteo said: "We have to win our games and then see what the other results are.
"We are under pressure to win our games. That's our position."
The Italian also refused to panic about Chelsea's defensive crisis going into the clash.
John Terry will be the Blues' only fit regular centre-back, with Gary Cahill and David Luiz both injured and Branislav Ivanovic serving the final instalment of a three-match ban.
Di Matteo will almost certainly be forced to play someone out of position alongside captain Terry.
Jose Bosingwa would appear the favourite after his heroic performance in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg, which saw him press-ganged into playing centre-half when Terry was sent off.
Following Chelsea's midweek exertions several changes are expected to the hosts' starting line-up going into the west London derby but QPR boss Mark Hughes feels that could put his side at a disadvantage.
"I'm sure they will make changes and freshen the group. You could argue that the guys who have been on the edge of the team in recent weeks," he said.
"It is their opportunity to push for a cup final place so whoever gets the opportunity to play against us is going to give it a go. Maybe you'd think that it would be an easier time to play them but given the circumstances in a game like this it is going to be difficult for us."
QPR have beaten the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham during a difficult season and Hughes admitted his team seem to prefer playing when the pressure is off.
"Our best performances have been against the better teams in the Premier League," he said.
"I don't know why that is, maybe the pressure is off and the expectations in terms of what people expect us to do is possibly different than when we go up against team where we are expected to win.
"The expectations from people outside the club is probably quite low in terms of what we can achieve against Chelsea - but internally I would suggest that we feel we can have a real go."
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