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  • Date:23 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Attendance:19,506
( agg 2 - 0 )
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95mins

Nathan Dyer takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech. Jonathan de Guzman takes a short corner.

92mins

Short corner worked by Sung-Yeung Ki.

86mins

Ryan Bertrand on for Ashley Cole.

84mins

Foul by Miguel Michu on Nascimento Ramires, free kick awarded. Strike comes in from Juan Mata from the free kick.

83mins

Pablo Hernandez takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

81mins

Fernando Torres is brought on as a substitute for Emboaba Oscar.

78mins

Eden Hazard is shown a red card for violent conduct.

74mins

A cross is delivered by Emboaba Oscar, save by Gerhard Tremmel.

73mins

Juan Mata takes a shot. Gerhard Tremmel makes a save.

71mins

The ball is crossed by Nathan Dyer.

68mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Miguel Michu. Free kick awarded for a foul by Demba Ba on Miguel Michu. Gerhard Tremmel takes the direct free kick.

68mins

Branislav Ivanovic leaves the field to be replaced by David Luiz.

65mins

Nathan Dyer replaces Wayne Routledge.

64mins

Ashley Cole takes a shot. Blocked by Chico.

59mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Pablo Hernandez on Ashley Cole. Juan Mata takes the free kick, Frank Lampard takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

58mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Nascimento Ramires goes wide of the right-hand post.

56mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Demba Ba on Pablo Hernandez. Angel Rangel takes the free kick.

54mins

The ball is sent over by Ben Davies.

52mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata, Gerhard Tremmel makes a save.

51mins

Shot by Demba Ba from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

47mins

The offside flag is raised against Pablo Hernandez. Gary Cahill takes the free kick.

46mins

Effort on goal by Demba Ba from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

42mins

Foul by Miguel Michu on Branislav Ivanovic, free kick awarded. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

38mins

The official flags Eden Hazard offside. Chico restarts play with the free kick.

35mins

Emboaba Oscar takes a shot. Save made by Gerhard Tremmel.

34mins

Shot from 18 yards from Demba Ba. Blocked by Chico.

31mins

Foul by Sung-Yeung Ki on Eden Hazard, free kick awarded. Eden Hazard restarts play with the free kick.

24mins

Nascimento Ramires takes a shot. Save made by Gerhard Tremmel.

23mins

Pablo Hernandez takes a shot. Ashley Williams gets a block in.

20mins

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Eden Hazard goes wide of the right-hand upright. Juan Mata takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post. Corner taken by Juan Mata from the right by-line, Gary Cahill takes a shot. Ben Davies manages to make a clearance. Eden Hazard takes a shot. Gerhard Tremmel makes a save.

17mins

Jonathan de Guzman takes a shot. Cesar Azpilicueta gets a block in. Shot from just outside the area by Sung-Yeung Ki misses to the right of the target. Pablo Hernandez is caught offside. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

15mins

Miguel Michu is ruled offside. Gary Cahill restarts play with the free kick.

14mins

Chico challenges Demba Ba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ashley Cole takes the direct free kick.

12mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emboaba Oscar by Miguel Michu. Free kick taken by Emboaba Oscar.

10mins

Sung-Yeung Ki is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

9mins

Miguel Michu takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

8mins

Wayne Routledge takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Cesar Azpilicueta. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman from the left by-line to the near post, Frank Lampard manages to make a clearance.

7mins

Corner taken by Juan Mata from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Miguel Michu.

Match Preview

Laudrup urges Swans to go on offensive Michael Laudrup has encouraged his Swansea side to be bold and not sit on their 2-0 lead when they host Chelsea in the second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final. Swansea stand on the brink of a first appearance at a major cup final after they stunned the European champions with a smash-and-grab raid at Stamford Bridge in the first leg. Michu and Danny Graham grabbed the goals to put the south Wales club within sight of Wembley and stoke up the excitement within the city. Laudrup has been quick to play down expectation levels, and has pointed to Chelsea's excellent away record as evidence the tie could yet get away from his side. And the Dane knows attempting to simply hold on to their advantage could be a recipe for disaster. He said: "They have been much better away that at home. "They won 4-0 at Stoke, they got five against Southampton and against Leeds. They also won at Everton, so they are maybe the best away team in the Premier League. "It is different to start a game from 0-0 rather than 2-0, but the only danger is if we think can go out and just defend, 90 minutes is a very long time to do that. "We have to be prepared to do a little of both. We have to try and get on the ball and look to attack, although we know there will be moments when we have to accept we will have to defend. "For me and the players this is fantastic, and I would imagine it is for fans as well. "We're not a club can pretend we go into these games very often, so now we have a possibility, a fantastic chance and we will do our best, and more than that if we can." John Terry is in contention for a first start since November for Chelsea. Terry has made just one brief substitute appearance since suffering a knee injury against Liverpool, 10 days ago against Stoke, and was an unused replacement for the draw with Southampton and Sunday's defeat of Arsenal. Nigeria duo John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses are at the African Nations Cup while long-term absentee Oriol Romeu (knee) remains sidelined. Despite needing to beat Swansea by at least three goals to advance, boss Rafa Benitez is unlikely to partner Fernando Torres and #7million signing Demba Ba up front. He said: "It's not easy for us to play both at the same time given the quality of the players playing behind. It's an option for 15 minutes, and we can do it if necessary. "We have confidence that we can do it. It's not easy, but we've done it before in other stadiums and we can do it. "We have to score and win. For them, it depends: 2-0 up, they could wait and play counter-attack. "They could try to pass the ball and attack, but I think they will wait for us. "We have to go there and try to win. Not just 1-0 - we have to do a bit better than that. But we can do it. We have enough quality."

Formation:433Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

Formation: 433Manager: Rafael Benitez

Chelsea

  • Gerhard Tremmel
  • Angel Rangel
  • Chico
  • Ashley Williams
  • Ben Davies
  • Leon Britton
  • Jonathan de Guzman
  • Sung-Yeung Ki
  • Pablo Hernandez
  • Miguel Michu
  • Wayne Routledge
  • SUBS
  • Michel Vorm
  • Danny Graham
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Roland Lamah
  • Garry Monk
  • Itay Shechter
  • Dwight Tiendalli

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