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  • Date:19 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance:41,210
  • Eto'o (11)
  • Wickham (17)
    Borini - pen (81)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

94:31 +4.31

Unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by Marcos Alonso results in a free kick.

93:10 +3.10

Emanuele Giaccherini takes a fantastic shot and goes over the bar.

93:00 +3.00

Lee Cattermole takes the free kick.

92:36 +2.36

Ondrej Celustka is brought on as a substitute for Sebastian Larsson.

91:26 +1.26

Fernando Torres receives a yellow card.

91:23 +1.23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Fernando Torres.

90:25 +0.25

The ball is delivered by Branislav Ivanovic.

88:40

Foul by Jozy Altidore on Gary Cahill, free kick awarded.

87:10

Branislav Ivanovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Marcos Alonso.

87:05

Clearance by Wes Brown.

86:36

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Wes Brown gets a block in.

84:55

Wes Brown makes a clearance.

84:52

The ball is swung over by Fernando Torres.

83:40

Wes Brown manages to make a clearance.

83:17

Andre Schurrle has an effort at goal. A parry by Vito Mannone prevents the goal.

81:11

Fabio Borini scores a penalty. Chelsea 1-2 Sunderland.

80:07

Foul by Cesar Azpilicueta on Jozy Altidore, Penalty awarded.

79:14

Headed chance falls to Fernando Torres. Vito Mannone safely holds on.

78:38

Fernando Torres has an effort at goal. Blocked by Marcos Alonso.

78:31

Centre by Cesar Azpilicueta.

78:05

Free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

77:57

Unfair challenge on Nascimento Ramires by Marcos Alonso results in a free kick.

77:44

The ball is sent over by Emanuele Giaccherini.

76:56

Corner from the right by-line taken by da Silva Willian.

76:06

Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

74:24

Demba Ba takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Vito Mannone parries the ball away.

74:20

Andre Schurrle has an effort at goal. Blocked by Sebastian Larsson.

73:37

Fernando Torres on for Samuel Eto'o.

72:27

Da Silva Willian takes the free kick.

71:56

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba by Wes Brown.

67:58

Clearance by Gary Cahill.

67:38

John Terry manages to make a clearance.

66:31

Clearance made by Santiago Vergini.

65:35

Andre Schurrle joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mohamed Salah.

65:25

Jozy Altidore is brought on as a substitute for Connor Wickham.

65:06

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Emanuele Giaccherini coming on for Adam Johnson.

64:28

Shot by Demba Ba went wide left of the goal.

64:08

John O'Shea manages to make a clearance.

63:54

Fabio Borini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nascimento Ramires.

61:39

Clearance by Nemanja Matic.

59:12

The ball is sent over by Demba Ba.

58:30

Demba Ba comes on in place of Emboaba Oscar.

57:47

John Terry manages to make a clearance.

57:15

Adam Johnson crosses the ball in from the free kick.

56:43

Nemanja Matic concedes a free kick for a foul on Connor Wickham.

56:14

Shot by Emboaba Oscar missed to the right of the target.

55:52

Lee Cattermole is booked.

55:46

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Cattermole on Emboaba Oscar.

55:04

Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

53:01

Marcos Alonso manages to make a clearance.

51:57

Emboaba Oscar takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Vito Mannone safely holds on.

50:59

Header at goal by Gary Cahill to the left of the net.

50:25

Nascimento Ramires has an effort at goal. Sebastian Larsson gets a block in.

49:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabio Borini on Nascimento Ramires.

49:05

Corner from the left by-line taken by da Silva Willian.

48:43

The ball is swung over by Samuel Eto'o.

47:30

Shot by Samuel Eto'o went wide right of the post.

47:01

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line.

46:36

The ball is swung over by Connor Wickham.

The second half begins.

46:17 +1.17

Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

45:58 +0.58

Nemanja Matic challenges Fabio Borini unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcos Alonso by Branislav Ivanovic.

44:30

John O'Shea manages to make a clearance.

41:19

Shot by Nemanja Matic. A parry by Vito Mannone prevents the goal.

40:52

Samuel Eto'o takes a shot. Santiago Vergini gets a block in.

39:58

Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.

38:42

The referee gives a free kick against Adam Johnson for handball.

38:30

Jack Colback crosses the ball.

35:52

Headed chance falls to Branislav Ivanovic. Vito Mannone parries the ball but the danger is not over.

35:50

Corner taken by da Silva Willian from the left by-line.

34:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emboaba Oscar on John O'Shea.

33:51

Wes Brown challenges Nascimento Ramires unfairly and gives away a free kick.

33:50

Clearance by Branislav Ivanovic.

32:59

Clearance made by John Terry.

32:57

The ball is sent over by Adam Johnson.

32:34

Free kick taken by Vito Mannone.

32:07

Unfair challenge on Jack Colback by Nemanja Matic results in a free kick.

32:03

Da Silva Willian restarts play with the free kick.

31:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Johnson on Cesar Azpilicueta.

30:40

Nascimento Ramires manages to make a clearance.

29:51

Emboaba Oscar produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Vito Mannone catches the ball.

28:31

Foul by Lee Cattermole on Emboaba Oscar, free kick awarded.

26:34

Emboaba Oscar takes a shot.

25:13

Marcos Alonso restarts play with the free kick.

24:50

Branislav Ivanovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Fabio Borini.

21:27

Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

20:40

Shot by Adam Johnson went wide of the left-hand upright.

19:25

Sebastian Larsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Nascimento Ramires.

18:50

Shot by Emboaba Oscar went wide right of the post.

17:24

Connor Wickham scores with a right foot finish. Chelsea 1-1 Sunderland.

17:22

Marcos Alonso takes a shot. Parried by Mark Schwarzer back into danger.

17:21

Corner from the left by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson.

15:14

Jack Colback concedes a free kick for a foul on Nascimento Ramires.

15:04

John Terry makes a clearance.

15:02

Adam Johnson produces a cross.

14:11

The official flags Connor Wickham offside.

13:34

Branislav Ivanovic manages to make a clearance.

10:49

Nemanja Matic takes the free kick.

10:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastian Larsson on Nemanja Matic.

10:12

Da Silva Willian takes a shot. Vito Mannone blocks the ball.

10:03

Clearance by Wes Brown.

9:29

Nemanja Matic takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Lee Cattermole.

8:26

Branislav Ivanovic delivers the ball.

6:20

Shot by Fabio Borini missed to the left of the target.

5:49

Da Silva Willian concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Colback.

5:29

Fabio Borini manages to make a clearance.

5:01

Clearance by Adam Johnson.

4:26

Wes Brown manages to make a clearance.

3:07

Corner taken by da Silva Willian from the left by-line.

2:45

The ball is swung over by Cesar Azpilicueta.

1:15

Sebastian Larsson fouled by Nascimento Ramires, the ref awards a free kick.

The referee gets the game started.

Match Preview

Hazard missing for Blues Eden Hazard will miss Chelsea's Barclays Premier League clash with Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Belgium playmaker also remains a doubt for Chelsea's Champions League semi-final first leg trip to Atletico Madrid. Jose Mourinho has a clean bill of health for the rest of his squad for the visit of the Black Cats. "Eden Hazard won't be fit for tomorrow, but everyone else trained today, so we're not in bad shape," said assistant Steve Holland. "I wouldn't say he is definitely out at this stage, but the fact that he hasn't yet trained with the group would suggest he still remains a doubt." Mourinho's vast experience of launching successful trophy bids on multiple fronts could prove crucial as Chelsea chase both Premier League and Champions League crowns. "Experience is always vital in any competition and we have a good blend in our squad," said Holland. "We have many players that haven't been in this situation before, but also a good group that have. "We also have a very experienced manager who has been in this situation before, and it's good to have that experience at this stage. "We've got the circumstances we have: this is a club used to playing a lot of matches at this stage of the season. "Last season we got to the final of the Europa League which was 15 extra matches, the year before we had 13 for the Champions League. "We're in a situation we've been in in before. "It's a really challenging period emotionally; you've got to have experienced it to appreciate what it takes out of the players. "That makes the challenge more difficult, but it's the way it is, it's something we've done before, we've got a good squad and we've got to do it again." Gus Poyet has challenged Sunderland striker Connor Wickham to prove he is a Barclays Premier League striker and give his side renewed hope of survival. The 21-year-old fired the Black Cats to within minutes of a remarkable victory at title-chasing Manchester City on Wednesday evening until keeper Vito Mannone's late error robbed them of two points and the England Under-21 international of the headlines. However, he will run out at Chelsea on Saturday evening for an equally difficult mission as the man in possession with Steven Fletcher injured and Fabio Borini, Jozy Altidore and Ignacio Scocco having slipped behind him in the pecking order. Wickham, an B#8.1million signing from Ipswich in June 2011, has had to remain patient and has been sent out on loan twice earlier this season, and head coach Poyet has urged him to make the most of his chance now that it has arrived. He said: "For a player to come together at a very early age with that price-tag on his shoulders, everything needs to be good, and the most important part is that the team is performing well and has got the time to play and get used to him. "It's a process, so who knows? Maybe the best thing for Connor is that the team is playing in the relegation battle and he is part of it. "Maybe if we were playing for something else or Fletch was fit and scoring goals, maybe he wouldn't be playing. Sometimes, you have to take advantage of any situation." The point with which Sunderland returned from the Etihad was welcome, but it still left them six shy of safety with just five games to play. The chances of them reducing that gap further this weekend look remote with Chelsea unbeaten in the league at Stamford Bridge under manager Jose Mourinho in 77 attempts. However having come so close to upsetting the odds in Manchester this week, Poyet will travel south looking for a similarly Herculean effort which would make he and his players hugely popular on Merseyside as leaders Liverpool hope for a Chelsea slip. The Uruguayan said: "Who would have thought Sunderland are maybe going to decide the title one way or another? No-one, eh? "We don't play for anyone apart from ourselves. It's going to be more of a shock if we beat Chelsea because they have never lost at home under Mourinho in the Barclays Premier League. "If you think why Sunderland, people would ask why? We will see. "The idea is to go and be brave, but not brave in terms of taking risks and being silly. The idea is to be brave playing the way we play, defending how we need to defend and trying to play our football and staying in the game all the time, any result for or against, staying in the game and being part of the game. "It doesn't just depend on what Chelsea are going to do."

Formation:4231Manager: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea

Formation: 4141Manager: Gustavo Poyet

Sunderland

  • Mark Schwarzer
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • Gary Cahill
  • John Terry
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • Nascimento Ramires
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Emboaba Oscar
  • da Silva Willian
  • Samuel Eto'o
  • SUBS
  • David Luiz
  • Frank Lampard
  • Fernando Torres
  • John Mikel
  • Andre Schurrle
  • Demba Ba
  • Henrique Hilario

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLWLWW
  • Chelsea
  • VS
  • Sunderland
  • LLLLLD

Last Meetings

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

Top Scorers

Chelsea

  • E Hazard 10
  • S Eto'o 8
  • Ed Oscar 8
  • A Schurrle 7
  • F Lampard 5
  • FJ Torres 4
  • D Ba 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • dB Willian 3
  • J Terry 2
  • MG Salah 2
  • G Cahill 1
  • JN Mikel 1
  • NS Ramires 1

Sunderland

  • A Johnson 7
  • S Fletcher 3
  • E Giaccherini 3
  • P Bardsley 2
  • S Ki 2
  • J Colback 2
  • F Borini 2
  • C Wickham 2
  • J O'Shea 1
  • C Gardner 1
  • L Cattermole 1
  • J Altidore 1

Goals

Chelsea

    • Total goals 90
    • Goals per game 66
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 9 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Sunderland

    • Total goals 55
    • Goals per game 31
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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