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  • Date:27 Feb 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Riverside Stadium
  • Attendance:27,856
  • Ramires (50) Moses (72)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Effort from outside the area by Eden Hazard goes wide right of the goal.

93mins

Rhys Williams has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

90mins

Ishmael Miller takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech. Outswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter, Merouane Zemmama has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

88mins

Scott McDonald is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

87mins

The referee blows for offside. Seb Hines takes the free kick.

86mins

The ball is crossed by Nascimento Ramires, Seb Hines makes a clearance. Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Bailey on Nathan Ake. Nicky Bailey goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Marko Marin crosses the ball in from the free kick, Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

84mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Ishmael Miller clears the bar.

83mins

Inswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line, Close range headed effort by Seb Hines misses to the right of the goal.

81mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott McDonald by Paulo Ferreira. Merouane Zemmama has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Petr Cech.

80mins

Scott McDonald has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

79mins

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Marko Marin coming on for Emboaba Oscar.

78mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Faris Haroun by Ryan Bertrand. Grant Leadbitter takes the free kick.

78mins

The ball is delivered by Merouane Zemmama.

76mins

David Luiz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Merouane Zemmama. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

76mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Emboaba Oscar misses to the right of the target.

76mins

David Luiz is brought on as a substitute for Victor Moses.

73mins

Victor Moses fires in a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Middlesbrough 0-2 Chelsea.Assist on the goal came from Eden Hazard. Merouane Zemmama replaces Mustapha Carayol. Stephen McManus goes into the referee's book.

72mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Eden Hazard goes wide of the right-hand upright.

66mins

Nascimento Ramires concedes a free kick for a foul on Rhys Williams. Direct free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.

65mins

Faris Haroun gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathan Ake. Free kick taken by John Terry.

63mins

Fernando Torres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on George Friend. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

62mins

Curtis Main goes off and Ishmael Miller comes on.

61mins

A cross is delivered by Mustapha Carayol, blocked by Paulo Ferreira.

60mins

Mustapha Carayol challenges Victor Moses unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paulo Ferreira takes the direct free kick.

58mins

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Stephen McManus gets a block in. Eden Hazard joins the action as a substitute, replacing Yossi Benayoun. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Victor Moses, Nicky Bailey makes a clearance.

57mins

Nascimento Ramires takes a shot. Stephen McManus gets a block in.

53mins

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Nathan Ake gets a block in. Grant Leadbitter takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Scott McDonald takes a shot. Blocked by John Terry.

51mins

Nascimento Ramires finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 0-1 Chelsea.

48mins

Handball by Curtis Main. John Terry restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Unfair challenge on John Terry by Curtis Main results in a free kick. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

45mins

Corner taken right-footed by Emboaba Oscar, John Terry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Seb Hines. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

43mins

The ball is swung over by George Friend, save made by Petr Cech.

42mins

Faris Haroun challenges Nathan Ake unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by John Terry.

39mins

Mustapha Carayol takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

38mins

The ball is swung over by Faris Haroun, Petr Cech makes a save.

36mins

Effort from outside the penalty area by Mustapha Carayol goes wide left of the goal.

35mins

Seb Hines replaces Andre Bikey.

34mins

Emboaba Oscar sends in a cross, blocked by Grant Leadbitter. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Emboaba Oscar played to the near post, clearance made by Nicky Bailey. Centre by Emboaba Oscar, George Friend gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Emboaba Oscar from the right by-line.

32mins

Foul by John Terry on Scott McDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

27mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott McDonald on Branislav Ivanovic. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

25mins

The ball is swung over by Nicky Bailey, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Scott McDonald misses to the right of the target.

25mins

The ball is delivered by Mustapha Carayol, clearance by Nascimento Ramires.

24mins

The ball is sent over by Victor Moses, Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

22mins

Yossi Benayoun concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Bailey. Stephen McManus takes the free kick.

20mins

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

20mins

Mustapha Carayol crosses the ball, clearance made by John Terry.

17mins

Paulo Ferreira challenges Rhys Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from left channel, clearance made by Fernando Torres.

11mins

Victor Moses sends in a cross, Stephen McManus manages to make a clearance.

11mins

The referee blows for offside against Scott McDonald. Petr Cech takes the indirect free kick.

10mins

Scott McDonald fouled by Nascimento Ramires, the ref awards a free kick. Grant Leadbitter takes the direct free kick.

9mins

The ball is sent over by Victor Moses, blocked by George Friend. Corner taken right-footed by Emboaba Oscar to the near post, clearance by Rhys Williams.

7mins

The ball is delivered by Emboaba Oscar.

6mins

Nascimento Ramires challenges Rhys Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.

Match Preview

Boro down to bare bones for cup clash Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray will be without a trio of ineligible players for his side's FA Cup fifth-round clash with Chelsea. Midfielder Josh McEachran has not played in the competition to date under the terms of his loan agreement with the Blues, while Kieron Dyer and Sammy Ameobi are cup-tied. Dyer played for former club QPR in a 1-1 third-round draw with West Brom, while Ameobi, who on Monday joined Boro on loan from neighbours Newcastle for the rest of the season, started the Magpies' 2-0 defeat at npower Championship Brighton at the same stage of the competition. Mowbray will also be without striker Lukas Jutkiewicz (ankle) and central defender Jonathan Woodgate (calf), although the latter has a chance of returning for the league clash with league leaders Cardiff at the weekend. In addition, Stuart Parnaby (hamstring tear), Justin Hoyte (hip) and Julio Arca (toe) remain on the sidelines. Gary Cahill and Cesar Azpilicueta will both miss Chelsea's trip. Centre-back Cahill has been struck down by a virus ahead of the trip to the Riverside, while right-back Azpilicueta is sidelined with discomfort in his leg. Interim manager Rafael Benitez plans to rotate his squad in a bid to deal with the busy fixture list, meaning captain John Terry may be rested. Long-term absentee Oriol Romeu continues to miss out with a knee injury. With Chelsea continuing their progress in Europe, a replay in the FA Cup would be the last thing they need, should the Blues fail to set up a quarter-final tie with Manchester United at the first time of asking. Benitez, though, maintains the team will only be looking to the next match on what is fast becoming a packed fixture list. "We will try to win, for sure, that would be better, no? In my head, the only thing is just to win," he said. "The team that has played more games in Europe is Chelsea, but we have to carry on and manage the squad as well as we can. "It is not ideal, but it is something we have to do. "We have done it in the past with top sides and we will do the same."

Formation:442Manager: Tony Mowbray

Middlesbrough

Formation: 4231Manager: Rafael Benitez

Chelsea

  • Jason Steele
  • Nicky Bailey
  • Stephen McManus
  • Andre Bikey
  • George Friend
  • Mustapha Carayol
  • Grant Leadbitter
  • Rhys Williams
  • Faris Haroun
  • Curtis Main
  • Scott McDonald
  • SUBS
  • Jayson Leutwiler
  • Merouane Zemmama
  • Marvin Emnes
  • Emmanuel Ledesma
  • Seb Hines
  • Ishmael Miller
  • Richard Smallwood

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