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  • Date:05 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance:41,168
  • Salah (31) Lampard (60)
    Willian (71)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee signals the end of the game.

87:54

Clearance made by Jonathan Walters.

87:30

Free kick taken by Eden Hazard.

87:07

Marc Wilson challenges Fernando Torres unfairly and gives away a free kick.

85:16

Erik Pieters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mohamed Salah.

82:49

Marc Wilson makes a clearance.

82:39

Nemanja Matic takes the free kick.

82:15

Unfair challenge on John Terry by Marko Arnautovic results in a free kick.

81:29

Clearance by Ryan Shawcross.

78:06

Peter Crouch goes off and Jonathan Walters comes on.

77:49

Ashley Cole replaces da Silva Willian.

77:02

Charlie Adam challenges David Luiz unfairly and gives away a free kick.

75:25

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

74:16

Cesar Azpilicueta takes the free kick.

73:58

Andy Wilkinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Eden Hazard.

73:55

Clearance made by John Terry.

71:49

Da Silva Willian scores with a right foot finish. Chelsea 3-0 Stoke.Assist on the goal came from Mohamed Salah.

69:57

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with David Luiz coming on for Frank Lampard.

69:29

Foul by Marko Arnautovic on Mohamed Salah, free kick awarded.

69:01

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Blocked by John Terry.

67:23

Shot by Charlie Adam. Petr Cech catches the ball.

67:00

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

66:30

Clearance by Nemanja Matic.

66:05

Frank Lampard concedes a free kick for a foul on Charlie Adam.

65:36

Frank Lampard has an effort direct from the free kick that misses right.

65:28

Erik Pieters concedes a free kick for a foul on Mohamed Salah.

64:51

Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.

62:23

Shot by Fernando Torres. Blocked by Marc Wilson.

60:24

Frank Lampard scores with their right foot. Chelsea 2-0 Stoke.

60:22

A save by Asmir Begovic from penalty by Frank Lampard. Chelsea 1-0 Stoke.

59:41

Mohamed Salah fouled by Andy Wilkinson, the ref awards a Penalty.

58:55

Unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Frank Lampard results in a free kick.

58:25

Eden Hazard on for Andre Schurrle.

57:42

Free kick crossed by Charlie Adam.

57:01

Foul by Frank Lampard on Erik Pieters, free kick awarded.

56:31

Clearance by Cesar Azpilicueta.

55:11

Clearance by Gary Cahill.

53:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Erik Pieters on Nemanja Matic.

53:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cesar Azpilicueta by Peter Odemwingie.

51:53

Glenn Whelan challenges da Silva Willian unfairly and gives away a free kick.

51:14

Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the left by-line.

47:06

Nemanja Matic manages to make a clearance.

The referee gets the second half started.

The referee blows for half time.

46:57 +1.57

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

45:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Nemanja Matic.

45:31 +0.31

Shot by Frank Lampard. Marc Wilson gets a block in.

45:05

Foul by Charlie Adam on Nemanja Matic, free kick awarded.

45:01

Wilson Palacios goes off and Charlie Adam comes on.

45:01

Andy Wilkinson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Geoff Cameron.

43:43

Nemanja Matic makes a clearance.

42:50

Marc Wilson makes a clearance.

40:22

Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line.

39:35

Andre Schurrle fouled by Erik Pieters, the ref awards a free kick.

38:48

Clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.

37:20

Shot by Andre Schurrle went wide left of the goal.

36:13

Branislav Ivanovic crosses the ball.

35:43

A cross is delivered by Frank Lampard.

34:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marko Arnautovic on Mohamed Salah.

32:31

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

31:15

Mohamed Salah grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Chelsea 1-0 Stoke.The assist for the goal came from Nemanja Matic.

31:02

Marc Wilson makes a clearance.

29:37

The ball is delivered by Cesar Azpilicueta.

28:06

Corner taken by Frank Lampard.

26:09

Foul by Erik Pieters on Mohamed Salah, free kick awarded.

25:42

Free kick crossed by Marko Arnautovic.

25:06

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Odemwingie by Cesar Azpilicueta.

24:40

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

23:09

Frank Lampard takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Fernando Torres takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a block.

20:25

Clearance by Ryan Shawcross.

18:34

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

18:08

Da Silva Willian has an effort at goal. Asmir Begovic parries the effort to safety.

17:07

The ball is delivered by Branislav Ivanovic.

15:32

The ball is delivered by Marko Arnautovic.

15:17

Cesar Azpilicueta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Odemwingie.

14:44

Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

13:14

Peter Odemwingie has an effort at goal. Petr Cech blocks the ball.

12:22

Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

12:00

The referee blows for offside.

10:49

Header at goal by Branislav Ivanovic to the left of the net.

10:46

Corner taken by Frank Lampard.

9:44

Shot by Mohamed Salah. Asmir Begovic blocks the ball.

8:57

Shot by Fernando Torres missed to the left of the net.

7:42

Branislav Ivanovic has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.

7:10

Marc Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Mohamed Salah.

6:52

Glenn Whelan restarts play with the free kick.

6:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fernando Torres on Wilson Palacios.

5:11

Free kick crossed by Marko Arnautovic.

4:39

Foul by Branislav Ivanovic on Marko Arnautovic, free kick awarded.

1:51

Frank Lampard takes the free kick.

1:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Nzonzi on da Silva Willian.

0:09

Clearance by Nemanja Matic.

The referee gets the match started.

Match Preview

Hughes: Best time to face Blues Stoke boss Mark Hughes claims there cannot be a better time for his side to take on Chelsea - but is wary of a backlash this weekend. The Potters travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday hoping to take advantage of the title-chasing Londoners' recent wobbles. Chelsea lost top spot as they suffered a second defeat in three Barclays Premier League outings last weekend, a result since compounded by a Champions League reverse at Paris St Germain. Stoke, by contrast, are enjoying their best spell of the season having lost just once in their last nine games, and won their last three, to rise to 10th in the table. Hughes said: "If ever there was a right time to go to a club such as Chelsea, it is when you are going there as a team in form. Our current form is arguably better than Chelsea's. "From our point of view it is certainly the best time to be going, but what you find with top clubs is they bounce back very quickly. "When questions are asked of them, more often than not, top teams and top players have the answers. "We have got to be mindful of that and be ready for something of a backlash." Stoke have already beaten Chelsea once this term after Oussama Assaidi - currently sidelined with a knee injury - struck a last-minute winner against them at the Britannia Stadium in December. The Blues turned the tables after that 3-2 loss by winning January's FA Cup fourth-round meeting 1-0 but Hughes feels his men have improved greatly since then. He said: "We went there in the cup and we did okay up to a certain point, but we weren't able to force the issue. "I'd like to think we can improve on that performance and ask more questions this time. "We are playing better, in comparison to where we were in January. "I would like to think that our confidence will help us to create more chances. "It is in a great place at the moment, it couldn't be better. There has been a really good feeling this week and we want to use that and benefit from that at the weekend. "Going to Chelsea is never easy and Jose Mourinho's record as manager of Chelsea is absolutely unbelievable. "It will take some undoing, but that is our intention." Victory for Stoke would deal a hefty blow to Chelsea's title ambitions. Mourinho has already said his side have lost the chance to finish top, with Liverpool and Manchester City having seized the initiative, but former Chelsea striker Hughes does not believe that. He said: "I think Jose has been talking for a long time about the fact they are underdogs and they are not likely to win it but they are certainly still in it. I think that is obvious to everybody. "It is going to go right to the wire, I would suggest." For Hughes, who has enjoyed an encouraging first season with the Potters, the target is to secure the club's first top-half finish in the Premier League. He said: "It would be fantastic if we were able to achieve that. It won't be be easy because there are a lot of clubs around us that will have something to say about that. "We have put ourselves in a position to be able to do it and that is all we wanted with six games to go." Chelsea enter this weekend's fixtures two points behind leaders Liverpool and two ahead of Manchester City, who have two games in hand. Both sides have far superior goal differences. Mourinho is determined to finish the season strongly and is pleased Chelsea have stayed in contention this term after finishing 25 and 14 points adrift in the last two campaigns. "We were always in a virtual position and I always said we don't depend on us," Mourinho said. "What I like is the fact that with such a difference in goals, the difference in points is not so big. "We are there, two points behind Liverpool and I don't know two, three, four behind Man City. "Even with some difficulties we could improve and we can start next season thinking we can do even better." Ramires' suspension concludes against Stoke, while Ashley Cole is available again following a knee injury and Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah are back after being ineligible against PSG. Recalling December's defeat at Stoke, Mourinho added: "We lost because we made a couple of unbelievable mistakes. One of the not many matches where we made defensive mistakes. A difficult opponent."

Formation:4231Manager: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea

Formation: 451Manager: Mark Hughes

Stoke

  • Petr Cech
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • Gary Cahill
  • John Terry
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • Frank Lampard
  • Nemanja Matic
  • da Silva Willian
  • Andre Schurrle
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Fernando Torres
  • SUBS
  • Ashley Cole
  • David Luiz
  • Emboaba Oscar
  • Eden Hazard
  • Demba Ba
  • Mark Schwarzer
  • Tomas Kalas

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WWWLWL
  • Chelsea
  • VS
  • Stoke
  • LWDWWW

Last Meetings

  • Stoke
  • 3 - 2
  • Chelsea
  • 07/12/2013
  • Stoke
  • 0 - 4
  • Chelsea
  • 12/01/2013
  • Chelsea
  • 1 - 0
  • Stoke
  • 22/09/2012
  • Chelsea
  • 1 - 0
  • Stoke
  • 10/03/2012
  • Stoke
  • 0 - 0
  • Chelsea
  • 14/08/2011
  • Stoke
  • 1 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 02/04/2011

Top Scorers

Chelsea

  • E Hazard 10
  • S Eto'o 8
  • Ed Oscar 8
  • A Schurrle 7
  • F Lampard 4
  • FJ Torres 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • D Ba 3
  • J Terry 2
  • dB Willian 2
  • G Cahill 1
  • MG Salah 1
  • JN Mikel 1
  • NS Ramires 1

Stoke

  • P Crouch 8
  • C Adam 5
  • PO Odemwingie 4
  • O Assaidi 3
  • J Walters 2
  • S Ireland 2
  • M Arnautovic 2
  • S Nzonzi 2
  • G Cameron 2
  • J Pennant 1
  • R Shawcross 1
  • A Begovic 1

Goals

Chelsea

    • Total goals 86
    • Goals per game 62
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Stoke

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 37
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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