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  • Date:24 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Stamford Bridge
  • Attendance:41,830
Goal!

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94:40 +4.40

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Luka Modric from the right by-line.

93:29 +3.29

Foul by David Luiz on Emmanuel Adebayor, free kick awarded. Gareth Bale produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Petr Cech.

92:31 +2.31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jake Livermore by Ramires. Gareth Bale crosses the ball in from the free kick, Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

91:30 +1.30

Corner taken by Luka Modric from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Frank Lampard.

91:20 +1.20

Gareth Bale takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Cahill.

90:45 +0.45

Ashley Cole is adjudged to have handled the ball. Brad Friedel takes the free kick.

89:55

Emmanuel Adebayor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Cahill. Gary Cahill takes the free kick.

89:26

Effort on goal by Didier Drogba from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

88:59

Juan Mata produces a cross, save by Brad Friedel.

88:02

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Salomon Kalou coming on for Daniel Sturridge.

87:50

Effort from outside the penalty area by Luka Modric goes wide left of the goal.

85:37

Shot by Frank Lampard. Save by Brad Friedel.

83:59

Kyle Walker delivers the ball, clearance made by John Terry.

83:08

Shot from 18 yards by Gareth Bale. Petr Cech makes a save.

82:40

Louis Saha is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Frank Lampard takes the indirect free kick.

79:55

Close range header by Emmanuel Adebayor goes over the crossbar.

79:02

Emmanuel Adebayor takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Cahill. Corner taken right-footed by Luka Modric from the right by-line, Gareth Bale takes a shot.

78:23

Louis Saha produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

78:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Parker by Ramires. Luka Modric takes the direct free kick.

77:26

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Save made by Brad Friedel.

74:27

Unfair challenge on Luka Modric by David Luiz results in a free kick. Michael Essien goes off and Fernando Torres comes on. Rafael Van der Vaart goes off and Louis Saha comes on. Jake Livermore is brought on as a substitute for Raniere Sandro. Luka Modric sends in a cross, William Gallas produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

72:57

Frank Lampard concedes a free kick for a foul on Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Direct free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

70:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Bale on Ramires. Shot comes in from Juan Mata from the free kick.

67:57

Rafael Van der Vaart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Essien. Didier Drogba produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

67:35

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Frank Lampard, Kyle Walker manages to make a clearance.

67:25

David Luiz crosses the ball, Kyle Walker manages to make a clearance.

65:48

Raniere Sandro challenges Michael Essien unfairly and gives away a free kick. Raniere Sandro is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Michael Essien takes the direct free kick.

65:31

David Luiz crosses the ball, save by Brad Friedel.

63:36

Benoit Assou-Ekotto challenges Ramires unfairly and gives away a free kick. Benoit Assou-Ekotto goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Didier Drogba from right wing, clearance by Kyle Walker.

61:48

Corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard, Daniel Sturridge has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

61:41

Daniel Sturridge delivers the ball, clearance by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

60:57

The assistant referee flags for offside against Didier Drogba. Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

59:57

Emmanuel Adebayor challenges Gary Cahill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Petr Cech.

59:02

David Luiz comes on in place of Jose Bosingwa.

58:48

Gareth Bale has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the goal.

56:12

Kyle Walker has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

53:05

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Benoit Assou-Ekotto gets a block in.

51:54

The ball is sent over by Jose Bosingwa, William Gallas makes a clearance.

50:13

Daniel Sturridge has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

49:22

Michael Essien concedes a free kick for a foul on Luka Modric. Michael Essien goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes the free kick.

48:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brad Friedel by Daniel Sturridge. Brad Friedel takes the free kick.

46:39 +1.39

Emmanuel Adebayor produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

46:25 +1.25

Rafael Van der Vaart takes a shot. Ashley Cole gets a block in.

46:14 +1.14

Rafael Van der Vaart takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

46:07

Kyle Walker produces a cross, Ashley Cole gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Luka Modric, John Terry makes a clearance.

44:40

Corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata from the right by-line, Didier Drogba has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

44:33

The ball is delivered by Ramires, blocked by Younes Kaboul.

44:00

The ball is swung over by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

42:19

Rafael Van der Vaart is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

41:45

Effort on goal by Gareth Bale from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

39:54

Drilled left-footed shot by Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Blocked by Ashley Cole.

39:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Frank Lampard on Gareth Bale. Rafael Van der Vaart delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Jose Bosingwa makes a clearance.

37:03

The ball is delivered by Ashley Cole, save by Brad Friedel.

35:55

Foul by Gareth Bale on Jose Bosingwa, free kick awarded. Michael Essien takes the free kick.

31:36

Handball decision goes against Scott Parker. Free kick crossed by Frank Lampard, clearance made by Kyle Walker.

30:28

Gareth Bale takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

29:54

A cross is delivered by Daniel Sturridge, Younes Kaboul makes a clearance.

29:34

Corner taken by Juan Mata, Scott Parker makes a clearance.

28:18

Frank Lampard takes the inswinging corner, William Gallas makes a clearance.

27:17

Ramires concedes a free kick for a foul on Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Benoit Assou-Ekotto restarts play with the free kick.

26:25

Centre by Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Rafael Van der Vaart produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

26:17

The ball is delivered by Benoit Assou-Ekotto, clearance by John Terry.

24:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Terry by Emmanuel Adebayor. Michael Essien takes the free kick.

22:22

Didier Drogba fouled by Younes Kaboul, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Essien takes the direct free kick.

20:18

Michael Essien takes a shot from 35 yards. Blocked by Scott Parker.

20:02

Jose Bosingwa delivers the ball, William Gallas makes a clearance.

19:41

Didier Drogba delivers the ball, Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance.

16:25

The offside flag is raised against Daniel Sturridge. Brad Friedel takes the indirect free kick.

15:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Essien by Raniere Sandro. Frank Lampard takes the free kick.

13:24

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata, Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance.

12:40

Jose Bosingwa crosses the ball, blocked by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

9:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Parker on Daniel Sturridge. Free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

7:36

Benoit Assou-Ekotto takes a shot. John Terry gets a block in.

7:27

Kyle Walker sends in a cross, John Terry manages to make a clearance.

7:05

Inswinging corner taken by Rafael Van der Vaart, John Terry makes a clearance.

6:58

Centre by Kyle Walker, blocked by Ashley Cole.

Match Preview

Terry good news for Blues John Terry is set to return to lead out Chelsea in the Barclays Premier League game against Tottenham. Blues captain Terry missed Wednesday night's defeat at Manchester City with a calf strain but trained fully on Thursday. Fellow defender Branislav Ivanovic is doubtful with a thigh problem suffered at the Etihad Stadium, while Oriol Romeu is fit after a knee injury. Defender Gary Cahill is confident Chelsea will quickly recover lost momentum after their midweek setback at Manchester City. They trail fourth-placed Spurs by five points but, despite the 2-1 reverse at the Etihad Stadium, the impetus is on their side. Spurs have collected just one point in their last four games to lose third place to Arsenal, whom they led by 10 points a month ago. Cahill said: "We have had good results and built some momentum of late. "The camp is positive and we're looking to get the run going again on Saturday in what is another big game. "We were unlucky on Wednesday. We were 1-0 up until the 78th minute and it is disappointing not to see that out. "But we can't let it affect us because we have huge games coming up in the next week or so." Cahill is relishing the upcoming programme with the Spurs clash followed by the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final at Benfica next Tuesday. The 26-year-old England international, who also scored in last week's FA Cup quarter-final win over Leicester, said: "I want to play in big games and we certainly have big games coming up from now until the end of the season. "It is certainly important we finish strong and keep this momentum we have built over the last few weeks. "I heard a little stat that if we go all the way in the competitions we have 15 games left until the end of the season. "It is amazing and something we're striving to do. It is important we rest up this week and get ourselves mentally ready for Spurs." Meanwhile, Harry Redknapp claims Tottenham's players could not care less if he left for England this summer and once again denied that his team's recent slump has anything to do with him being tipped to succeed Fabio Capello. Tottenham dropped out of the Barclays Premier League top three for the first time since November on Wednesday when they drew 1-1 against Stoke. Rafael van der Vaart's 93rd-minute equaliser ensured Tottenham were spared a humiliating fourth straight defeat, but despite gaining a draw, the club's recent slump has put a severe dent in their Champions League ambitions. Redknapp, the overwhelming favourite to be the next England boss, has seen his team collect four points from the five league matches since Capello resigned, but the 65-year-old vehemently denied the two are linked when quizzed on the subject this morning. "Absolute nonsense. That is the biggest load of nonsense I have ever heard in my life," he said. "They (the players) don't care whether I'm the manager next year. "They wouldn't lose any sleep over that. That's football. Footballers play the game, they come in every day and train. Someone else walks in here tomorrow - the king is dead long live the king! "They don't worry. They don't think `Harry is going to England' or `he is going to go somewhere else'. I have been around football all my life and it doesn't happen. "It never enters my mind. I don't think: `Oh, what's going to happen to me at the end of the season?' "Whatever happens to me, happens. I don't lose any sleep over it, whether I'm here, somewhere else or nowhere. That's life." Spurs have not won at Stamford Bridge since 1990 and their hopes of victory have been hindered by Aaron Lennon's ongoing hamstring troubles. "Lennon is training. He trained yesterday, today (Friday). he will train all over the weekend, but he doesn't at the moment feel he is ready to play so he is not available," Redknapp added. Emmanuel Adebayor, who missed Wednesday's draw, will have a test on his hamstring problem to see if he is fit to return.

Formation:4231Manager: Roberto Di Matteo

Chelsea

Formation: 4411Manager: Harry Redknapp

Tottenham

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

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Form Guide

    DLWLWL
  • Chelsea
  • VS
  • Tottenham
  • DWLLLD

Last Meetings

  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 22/12/2011
  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 1
  • Tottenham
  • 30/04/2011
  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 12/12/2010
  • Tottenham
  • 2 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 17/04/2010
  • Chelsea
  • 3 - 0
  • Tottenham
  • 20/09/2009
  • Tottenham
  • 1 - 0
  • Chelsea
  • 21/03/2009

Top Scorers

Chelsea

  • D Sturridge 9
  • F Lampard 8
  • JM Mata 5
  • J Terry 4
  • D Drogba 4
  • DN Ramires 4
  • FJ Torres 2
  • D Luiz 2
  • F Malouda 1
  • JS Bosingwa 1
  • RJ Meireles 1
  • S Kalou 1
  • G Cahill 1

Tottenham

  • J Defoe 9
  • E Adebayor 9
  • G Bale 9
  • R Van der Vaart 7
  • L Saha 3
  • A Lennon 3
  • L Modric 3
  • B Assou-Ekotto 2
  • N Kranjcar 1
  • Y Kaboul 1
  • K Walker 1

Goals

Chelsea

    • Total goals 83
    • Goals per game 49
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 13 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Tottenham

    • Total goals 87
    • Goals per game 53
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 13 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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