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The referee blows the whistle to end the game.
Clearance by Marc Wilson.
Clearance by Peter Crouch.
Clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.
Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Demba Ba.
Oussama Assaidi receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Geoff Cameron delivers the ball.
Branislav Ivanovic manages to make a clearance.
Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
Ryan Shawcross fouled by Demba Ba, the ref awards a free kick.
Wilson Palacios is brought on as a substitute for Glenn Whelan.
Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.
John Terry goes into the book for dissent.
Jonathan Walters goes off and Oussama Assaidi comes on.
Jonathan Walters booked for unsporting behaviour.
Frank Lampard produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick. Asmir Begovic safely holds on.
Marc Muniesa concedes a free kick for a foul on Demba Ba.
Peter Crouch receives a caution for time wasting.
Jonathan Walters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Terry.
Frank Lampard takes a weak shot and missed to the left of the net.
Peter Crouch manages to make a clearance.
Jonathan Walters gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eden Hazard.
Peter Crouch challenges Cesar Azpilicueta unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Marc Muniesa takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Gary Cahill takes the free kick.
Steven Nzonzi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Samuel Eto'o.
John Terry manages to make a clearance.
Mikel leaves the field to be replaced by Frank Lampard.
Samuel Eto'o on for Andre Schurrle.
Foul by Stephen Ireland on Branislav Ivanovic, free kick awarded.
Steven Nzonzi crosses the ball.
Marc Muniesa manages to make a clearance.
Cesar Azpilicueta takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Demba Ba by Geoff Cameron results in a free kick.
Demba Ba joins the action as a substitute, replacing Fernando Torres.
Andre Schurrle takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Asmir Begovic safely holds on.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Stephen Ireland.
Andre Schurrle takes a shot and bounced off the bar.
Shot by Fernando Torres. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in.
Glenn Whelan makes a clearance.
Juan Mata gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marc Muniesa.
Free kick taken by Cesar Azpilicueta.
Andre Schurrle grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Stoke 2-2 Chelsea.
Eden Hazard fouled by Stephen Ireland, the ref awards a free kick.
John Terry restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen Ireland scores a left footed goal. Stoke 2-1 Chelsea.Assist by Jonathan Walters.
Shot by Ryan Shawcross cleared the target.
Centre by Marko Arnautovic.
Corner taken by Marko Arnautovic.
The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.
The whistle is blown to end the first half.
Andre Schurrle takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in.
Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Shawcross by Fernando Torres.
Corner taken by Marko Arnautovic. Peter Crouch scores with their left foot. Stoke 1-1 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Marko Arnautovic.
The ball is sent over by Jonathan Walters.
Nascimento Ramires takes a shot. Blocked by Marc Wilson.
Nascimento Ramires has an effort at goal. Asmir Begovic catches the ball.
Header at goal by Jonathan Walters goes right of the post.
Mikel Mikel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Geoff Cameron.
Marko Arnautovic challenges Eden Hazard unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Juan Mata sends in a cross.
Peter Crouch challenges Gary Cahill unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Mikel fouled by Marko Arnautovic, the ref awards a free kick.
John Terry makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Marko Arnautovic.
Stephen Ireland joins the action as a substitute, replacing Charlie Adam.
Glenn Whelan takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
The ball is swung over by Geoff Cameron.
Andre Schurrle crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Eden Hazard by Charlie Adam results in a free kick.
Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.
Centre by Andre Schurrle.
Ryan Shawcross is ruled offside.
Free kick taken by Charlie Adam.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Walters by Cesar Azpilicueta.
Andre Schurrle scores with a left foot finish. Stoke 0-1 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Mikel.
Glenn Whelan concedes a free kick for a foul on Nascimento Ramires.
The ball is swung over by Eden Hazard.
Gary Cahill makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Geoff Cameron by Andre Schurrle.
Mikel makes a clearance.
John Terry takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel by Glenn Whelan.
Charlie Adam crosses the ball.
Corner taken by Juan Mata from the right by-line.
The ball is delivered by Andre Schurrle.
The match begins.
Hughes wants Britannia frenzy
Mark Hughes wants his Stoke side to whip the Britannia Stadium crowd into a frenzy as the Potters look to end a miserable run against Chelsea on Saturday.
Hughes was among the Chelsea team the last time Stoke beat the Blues in a League Cup game in 1995, while their most recent league victory came 38 years ago.
It is not something Hughes will be dwelling on, the Potters boss saying: "You can use those stats if they're in your favour as a positive but if they're negative you probably skirt round them.
"I don't think I'll mention that fact before the game. We have to focus on the future and not look too much into the past."
Their Premier League meetings have not been completely one-sided, with Stoke holding Chelsea to draws at the Britannia Stadium in 2010/11 and 2011/12.
Under Tony Pulis, the Potters crowd delighted in frustrating the big guns and proving people wrong.
They have lost only once at home since Hughes took over in the summer but patience appeared to be wearing thin during Wednesday's goalless draw with Cardiff and boos rang out as the players left the pitch.
A 2-0 victory over 10-man Sunderland last month is Stoke's only win in their past 11 league games, and Hughes knows his players must do more to excite the fanbase.
He said: "The one thing we've got going for us is our record at the Britannia. You always sense there's a little bit of apprehension in opposition teams.
"The Britannia needs to be a really difficult place to come to, and for the most part it has been this season.
"To be able to get the crowd with us we have to give them something to cheer and we've got to get momentum in our play and have sustained pressure.
"If we can do that then Chelsea know it will be difficult for them."
Wednesday at least brought a point and a clean sheet, and Hughes was happy with the reaction to their 4-0 mauling by Everton last weekend.
He said: "We weren't able to find that final pass or that key moment in the game, but that was all that was missing from our performance I felt.
"It was exactly what we needed after Everton. I thought we showed a lot of confidence and got back to where I expected us to be. That's good leading into the Chelsea game.
"It's a big test, obviously. At the moment they seem to be scoring lots of goals and have lots of options in terms of personnel.
"It's very difficult to second guess which way they'll go because they have any number of combinations of players that will cause you a problem.
"But the easy part is knowing that you're going to be up against quality players that will test you."
Chelsea are in a fine run of form having won six of their past eight Premier League games to move into second place behind Arsenal.
Jose Mourinho's return to English football has not been entirely smooth but Hughes does not expect any negativity to have had an effect on the Portuguese.
"He's gone back to a club that he knows and obviously the reception that he got when he went back and the goodwill that surrounds him and Chelsea is there for everybody to see," said Hughes, a childhood Chelsea fan.
"The Premier League is a league he knows well and knows he can be successful in.
"Maybe some people looked at a couple of indifferent performances and questioned a little bit about what's gone on, but Jose's been at top clubs and that's what happens at top clubs. It's not something that's going to faze him."
Stoke's main injury doubt is Erik Pieters, who will have a late fitness test on a groin strain he suffered against Cardiff.
He is rated as very doubtful so Spaniard Marc Muniesa is likely to deputise while Marc Wilson should keep his place in central defence and Jonathan Walters has recovered from the dead leg that halted his run of consecutive Premier League starts at 102.
Mourinho insists the identity of Manchester United ensures they remain Barclays Premier League title contenders.
A 1-0 defeat by Everton on Wednesday night has seen David Moyes' side slip 12 points behind leaders Arsenal, but Mourinho believes they are still in contention.
The Portuguese, who has denied plotting a January move for unsettled Monaco striker Radamel Falcao, insists the philosophy at United enables Moyes to stay patient.
"If it was another club I'd tell you it's impossible, but with Manchester United I don't say that," Mourinho said. "The reasons are because of the potential of the team, what the club represents and the culture of the club.
"It's not a club in panic. It's not a club where you feel the end of the world is arriving. They are calm, they go the same way and support the manager. Nobody touches the manager.
"They have a project. If they don't win this season they believe they will win next season.
"It's a very, very stable situation and an example to many others. Because of that they are still a contender.
"They will stick together, they will fight and try to get 12 to 15 points in a row. Yes they are still a contender.
"They will wait for matches between Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham when others will lose points."
Arsenal head the Premier League by four points - Chelsea are second - but Mourinho refused to add his voice to the debate on whether they are capable of sustaining a title challenge.
"Arsenal lead and if they lead it's because they have more points than other people and because they are better and have made less mistakes," he said.
"If they are there it's because they deserve to be there. But the championship finishes in May. Let's see what happens then."
Chelsea travel to Stoke on Saturday to conclude a run of three Premier League matches in seven days, two of them away.
In contrast title rivals Arsenal face the same number of games but over nine days. Mourinho describes the discrepancy as a "big coincidence".
"This is like preparation for the Christmas period," he said.
"This week is a hard week because we start on a Sunday, not even on a Saturday, playing Southampton, but finish on a Saturday.
"For some clubs it's Saturday-Sunday when for us it's Sunday-Saturday. Once more when it comes to fixtures, we are always in trouble. It's a big coincidence.
"I don't like to give a day off to the players after a big game, but I'll have to give them the day off on Sunday. I don't think it's good for their body, but it's good for their heads.
"I like to give physiological recovery, but the mental point of view is more important. It's important they have a free Sunday to disconnect."
Defender David Luiz will miss the Barclays Premier League clash with a knee injury and Mourinho insists a date for Luiz's return has yet to be set.
A late decision will be made on midfielder Oscar, who has recovered from an ankle problem, and striker Samuel Eto'o is back from a groin problem.
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