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  • Date:01 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Craven Cottage
  • Attendance:24,577
  • Heitinga (73)
  • Schurrle (51) Schurrle (64)
    Schurrle (67)
Goal!

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

91:47 +1.47

Maarten Stekelenburg makes a clearance.

89:15

Free kick taken by Giorgos Karagounis.

89:07

Petr Cech takes the free kick.

88:09

Free kick taken by Lewis Holtby.

87:56

Unfair challenge on Giorgos Karagounis by Nemanja Matic results in a free kick.

87:48

Clearance made by David Luiz.

86:35

David Luiz on for Andre Schurrle.

85:42

Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

83:58

Clearance by Gary Cahill.

83:48

Dan Burn manages to make a clearance.

81:36

Clearance by Dan Burn.

81:25

Demba Ba replaces Fernando Torres.

79:16

The ball is crossed by Eden Hazard.

79:02

Giorgos Karagounis is brought on as a substitute for Scott Parker.

78:27

Unfair challenge on Fernando Torres by Johnny Heitinga results in a free kick.

77:59

Clearance made by Dan Burn.

77:11

Mikel comes on in place of Emboaba Oscar.

75:23

Sascha Riether manages to make a clearance.

74:41

John Terry manages to make a clearance.

73:23

Corner taken by Lewis Holtby.

72:30

Clearance made by Sascha Riether.

71:21

Emboaba Oscar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Holtby.

70:53

The ball is crossed by Ashkan Dejagah.

70:42

Clearance made by Branislav Ivanovic.

68:00

Andre Schurrle scores with a right foot finish. Fulham 0-3 Chelsea.Assist on the goal came from Fernando Torres.

67:10

Clint Dempsey concedes a free kick for a foul on Nascimento Ramires.

65:57

Eden Hazard decides to take the corner short.

65:30

Andre Schurrle takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Dan Burn gets a block in.

64:13

Andre Schurrle scores a left footed goal. Fulham 0-2 Chelsea.Assist on the goal came from Eden Hazard.

62:52

Johnny Heitinga makes a clearance.

61:48

Steve Sidwell manages to make a clearance.

61:08

(Fulham) makes a substitution, with Lewis Holtby coming on for Pajtim Kasami.

60:28

Clearance by John Terry.

59:10

Shot by Gary Cahill went wide of the right-hand upright.

58:14

Fernando Torres gets a header at goal. Blocked by Kieran Richardson.

58:12

The ball is crossed by Eden Hazard.

55:38

Corner taken by Ashkan Dejagah.

53:59

Fernando Torres delivers the ball.

51:25

Andre Schurrle slots the ball left footed into the goal. Fulham 0-1 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Eden Hazard.

50:42

Sascha Riether produces a cross.

49:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pajtim Kasami by Nascimento Ramires.

48:42

Sascha Riether manages to make a clearance.

47:48

Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

47:21

Unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by Pajtim Kasami results in a free kick.

46:58

Header by Pajtim Kasami misses left.

46:54

The ball is sent over by Sascha Riether.

The second half begins.

46:46 +1.46

Fernando Torres takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Dan Burn.

46:24

Ashkan Dejagah crosses the ball in from the free kick.

The ref blows to end the first period.

45:59 +0.59

Fernando Torres takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Maarten Stekelenburg parries the ball away.

45:56 +0.56

Free kick crossed by Emboaba Oscar.

45:55

Branislav Ivanovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pajtim Kasami.

45:31 +0.31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fernando Torres by Johnny Heitinga.

45:25

Dan Burn makes a clearance.

44:07

Steve Sidwell is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick.

43:16

Scott Parker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eden Hazard.

40:57

Fernando Torres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Sidwell.

39:42

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Pajtim Kasami. Petr Cech safely holds on.

38:45

Foul by Nascimento Ramires on Clint Dempsey, free kick awarded.

35:57

Clearance made by Johnny Heitinga.

35:08

Free kick taken by John Terry.

34:42

Ashkan Dejagah is shown a yellow card.

34:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashkan Dejagah on Cesar Azpilicueta.

32:48

Foul by Andre Schurrle on Scott Parker, free kick awarded.

31:57

Clearance made by Steve Sidwell.

31:55

Emboaba Oscar crosses the ball in from the free kick.

31:07

Eden Hazard fouled by Kieran Richardson, the ref awards a free kick.

30:48

Free kick crossed by Ashkan Dejagah.

30:10

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Sidwell by Branislav Ivanovic.

30:01

The ball is crossed by Sascha Riether.

28:57

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

28:42

Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

27:53

Nascimento Ramires has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

26:22

Eden Hazard takes the free kick.

26:10

Scott Parker is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Andre Schurrle is fouled.

24:58

Branislav Ivanovic manages to make a clearance.

24:57

Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.

22:55

Corner from the right by-line taken by Ashkan Dejagah.

21:44

The assistant referee flags for offside against Fernando Torres.

21:21

Unfair challenge on Nemanja Matic by Darren Bent results in a free kick.

21:00

Corner taken by Ashkan Dejagah.

20:27

Kieran Richardson crosses the ball.

19:21

The ball is sent over by Eden Hazard.

16:09

Nascimento Ramires concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Parker.

15:06

Dan Burn joins the action as a substitute, replacing Brede Hangeland.

13:12

The assistant referee signals for offside against Andre Schurrle.

12:57

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Maarten Stekelenburg parries the effort to safety.

11:02

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sascha Riether on Eden Hazard.

10:23

John Terry restarts play with the free kick.

10:03

John Terry makes a clearance.

7:14

Free kick taken by Maarten Stekelenburg.

6:45

Nascimento Ramires gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Sidwell.

6:05

Ashkan Dejagah concedes a free kick for a foul on Nemanja Matic.

5:43

Clearance made by John Terry.

4:26

Free kick taken by Johnny Heitinga.

4:02

John Terry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Bent.

3:42

Clearance by Sascha Riether.

2:08

Header by Clint Dempsey misses right.

1:15

Free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

1:01

Kieran Richardson challenges Andre Schurrle unfairly and gives away a free kick.

0:06

Clearance by Kieran Richardson.

The game gets underway.

Match Preview

Mitroglou axed for Blues clash New Fulham boss Felix Magath has dropped B#12million striker Kostas Mitroglou for Saturday's west London derby against Chelsea. Mitroglou made his debut in last weekend's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at West Brom, but will not participate when Jose Mourinho's side visit Craven Cottage. Magath insists the Greece forward, a deadline-day signing bought to fill the void created by Dimitar Berbatov's departure, is not yet ready for the demands of English football. "Kostas is a very dangerous striker, but in this league you have to be fit if you are to be ready to score," Magath said. "Next weekend (against Cardiff on March 8) I'm convinced that he will be back in the squad." Magath is hoping to capitalise on Chelsea's Champions League fatigue when Fulham attempt to climb off the foot of the table by defeating the Premier League leaders. The Blues were held to 1-1 draw against Galatasaray in Istanbul on Wednesday night and Magath insists they will have been drained by the travel. "When a team has played in the Champions League, it is always an advantage," Magath said. "We are lucky that Chelsea have had such a long trip to Istanbul to play on Wednesday. It's a good situation for us. "I remember the situation - you have to stay at the airport, fly for a few hours and then play the game at night. "Players can't sleep so well and are tired and then they have to spend more time at the airport. It bothers the players a lot. "It gives us a chance. Chelsea are favourites, everyone knows that, but we'll try to fight and make a fast game. "If we pressurise Chelsea then we have a good chance to win the game." Fernando Amorebieta and Damien Duff are in the Whites' treatment room, but Darren Bent returns after missing the West Brom match for personal reasons. Chelsea manager Mourinho will assess the fatigue levels of his squad following their midweek Champions League trip to Istanbul. David Luiz (groin) and John Obi Mikel (calf) are among those being checked, as are midfielder Oscar (ankle) and striker Fernando Torres. Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah were cup-tied in Europe so should feature, but midfielder Marco van Ginkel is continuing his rehabilitation from his serious knee injury. Mourinho has backed the claims of midfielder Frank Lampard that the Barclays Premier League has to do more to help clubs in Europe with fixture schedules. The Blues have little recovery time following their midweek Champions League trip to Istanbul, having arrived back in the early hours of Thursday morning, before heading into the west London derby with Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon. Mourinho's squad trained at Stamford Bridge on Thursday afternoon before the players headed off to their usual pre-match hotel at Chelsea Harbour. Clubs who play in the Europa League on Thursday evenings are allowed to push their next domestic matches back to a Sunday kick-off, but there is no such dispensation for Champions League fixtures. The Portuguese manager, whose side are top of the Premier League, insists Lampard was right to speak out against what he sees as poor planning, with little consideration for fatigue on players. "We all prefer to play game after game after game, but we all want to play game after game with conditions to recover, with equal conditions for every team, and no sense that a team has a privilege in the choices, and every team in the same country has the same privilege to be a little bit protected in relation to European matches," said Mourinho, who will assess the fatigue levels of his squad before making a final team selection. "It makes the players' job difficult, not my job. "I can play a match every day, it is not a problem for me or the people who make the fixtures. I don't run, they don't run. It's difficult for the players. "When a player like Frank Lampard, who has a right to speak and has played an unbelievable number of seasons and matches in this club, and over 100 times for England, and is not the kind of player who is trying to give an opinion all the time, so when a player like him, and a man like him, expresses his feelings about that, this country should listen."

Formation:4411Manager: Felix Magath

Fulham

Formation: 4231Manager: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea

  • Maarten Stekelenburg
  • Sascha Riether
  • Brede Hangeland
  • Johnny Heitinga
  • Kieran Richardson
  • Ashkan Dejagah
  • Scott Parker
  • Steve Sidwell
  • Pajtim Kasami
  • Clint Dempsey
  • Darren Bent
  • SUBS
  • John Arne Riise
  • William Kvist Jorgensen
  • Lewis Holtby
  • David Stockdale
  • Giorgos Karagounis
  • Hugo Rodallega
  • Dan Burn

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLDLD
  • Fulham
  • VS
  • Chelsea
  • WDWWDW

Last Meetings

  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 0
  • Fulham
  • 21/09/2013
  • Fulham
  • 0 - 3
  • Chelsea
  • 17/04/2013
  • Chelsea
  • 0 - 0
  • Fulham
  • 28/11/2012
  • Fulham
  • 1 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 09/04/2012
  • Chelsea
  • 1 - 1
  • Fulham
  • 26/12/2011
  • Fulham
  • 0 - 0
  • Chelsea
  • 14/02/2011

Top Scorers

Fulham

  • S Sidwell 6
  • D Bent 3
  • P Kasami 3
  • S Parker 2
  • K Richardson 2
  • A Dejagah 2
  • A Kacaniklic 1

Chelsea

  • E Hazard 10
  • S Eto'o 6
  • Ed Oscar 6
  • F Lampard 4
  • FJ Torres 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • A Schurrle 3
  • J Terry 2
  • dB Willian 2
  • G Cahill 1
  • Mikel 1
  • D Ba 1
  • NS Ramires 1

Goals

Fulham

    • Total goals 86
    • Goals per game 27
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 10 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Chelsea

    • Total goals 108
    • Goals per game 49
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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