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  • Date:03 Nov 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Liberty Stadium
  • Attendance:20,527
  • Hernandez (87)
  • Moses (60)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eden Hazard by Angel Rangel. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

92mins

Shot from 20 yards from Ashley Cole. Ashley Williams gets a block in.

91mins

Eden Hazard takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Danny Graham.

90mins

Inswinging corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the left by-line, Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

89mins

Danny Graham takes a shot. Gary Cahill gets a block in.

89mins

The referee books Sung-Yeung Ki for unsporting behaviour.

88mins

Goal scored by Pablo Hernandez from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swansea 1-1 Chelsea.Itay Shechter provided the assist for the goal.

85mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Fernando Torres. Ashley Williams takes the free kick.

85mins

The referee blows for offside against Ashley Williams. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

84mins

Eden Hazard challenges Jonathan de Guzman unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman.

82mins

Jonathan de Guzman concedes a free kick for a foul on Eden Hazard. Jonathan de Guzman goes into the book. Free kick taken by Mikel.

79mins

Itay Shechter joins the action as a substitute, replacing Miguel Michu. Ryan Bertrand is brought on as a substitute for Emboaba Oscar.

78mins

Pablo Hernandez takes a shot. Cesar Azpilicueta gets a block in. Sung-Yeung Ki takes a shot. Eden Hazard gets a block in.

78mins

The referee blows for offside against Fernando Torres. Angel Rangel takes the direct free kick.

76mins

Unfair challenge on Jonathan de Guzman by Eden Hazard results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Garry Monk.

74mins

Nathan Dyer takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save. Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the left by-line, Unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by Ashley Williams results in a free kick. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

72mins

Daniel Sturridge replaces Victor Moses.

71mins

Jonathan de Guzman has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Save by Petr Cech.

70mins

Ashley Cole is adjudged to have handled the ball. Angel Rangel restarts play with the free kick.

70mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Graham. Petr Cech takes the indirect free kick.

69mins

Eden Hazard takes a shot. Blocked by Ashley Williams.

67mins

Sung-Yeung Ki fouled by Emboaba Oscar, the ref awards a free kick. Sung-Yeung Ki takes the free kick.

66mins

Jonathan de Guzman takes a shot.

63mins

Victor Moses concedes a free kick for a foul on Sung-Yeung Ki. Jonathan de Guzman shoots direct from the free kick. (Swansea) makes a substitution, with Nathan Dyer coming on for Wayne Routledge. Danny Graham is brought on as a substitute for Leon Britton.

61mins

Corner taken by Emboaba Oscar from the right by-line, Victor Moses finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Swansea 0-1 Chelsea.Assist by Gary Cahill.

61mins

Gary Cahill takes a shot.

59mins

Leon Britton challenges Emboaba Oscar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Eden Hazard produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Gerhard Tremmel makes a save.

57mins

Victor Moses concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Davies. Ben Davies takes the direct free kick.

53mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Victor Moses. Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line.

51mins

Fernando Torres crosses the ball, Victor Moses has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

50mins

Eden Hazard takes a shot. Save by Gerhard Tremmel.

47mins

Emboaba Oscar takes the outswinging corner, Miguel Michu makes a clearance.

46mins

Nascimento Ramires is brought on as a substitute for Oriol Romeu.

45mins

Ben Davies produces a cross.

44mins

Eden Hazard takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Angel Rangel.

42mins

Eden Hazard takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Miguel Michu.

42mins

Cesar Azpilicueta crosses the ball, Garry Monk makes a clearance.

39mins

Cesar Azpilicueta concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Davies. Cesar Azpilicueta goes into the referee's book. Ashley Williams takes the direct free kick.

37mins

Foul by Leon Britton on Eden Hazard, free kick awarded. The referee books Leon Britton for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Eden Hazard.

37mins

Eden Hazard delivers the ball, clearance by Ashley Williams.

34mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fernando Torres on Jonathan de Guzman. Direct free kick taken by Angel Rangel.

33mins

Mikel concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan de Guzman. Ashley Williams takes the direct free kick.

32mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Cahill on Jonathan de Guzman. Gerhard Tremmel restarts play with the free kick.

31mins

Garry Monk concedes a free kick for a foul on Eden Hazard. Eden Hazard crosses the ball in from the free kick, Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

28mins

Ashley Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

28mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jonathan de Guzman, Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

27mins

Sung-Yeung Ki takes a shot. Blocked by Mikel.

26mins

Centre by Victor Moses, Fernando Torres takes a shot. Save made by Gerhard Tremmel.

24mins

Cesar Azpilicueta produces a cross, save by Gerhard Tremmel.

23mins

The offside flag is raised against Miguel Michu. Petr Cech takes the indirect free kick.

19mins

Eden Hazard produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

18mins

Victor Moses fouled by Ben Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Branislav Ivanovic restarts play with the free kick.

17mins

Corner taken by Jonathan de Guzman from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Oriol Romeu.

14mins

Fernando Torres fouled by Leon Britton, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ashley Cole.

12mins

Inswinging corner taken by Eden Hazard from the left by-line, Fernando Torres takes a shot. Clearance by Garry Monk.

8mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jonathan de Guzman, clearance made by Mikel.

7mins

Jonathan de Guzman takes the outswinging corner, Fernando Torres makes a clearance.

6mins

Leon Britton challenges Emboaba Oscar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike comes in from Emboaba Oscar from the free kick.

5mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wayne Routledge on Victor Moses. Mikel takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Di Matteo: Blues are feeling Terry absence Roberto Di Matteo has admitted Chelsea have been missing John Terry after their defensive problems deepened ahead of the Barclays Premier League game at Swansea. The European champions were all over the place at the back in Wednesday night's dramatic Capital One Cup win over Manchester United and were hardly any better in Sunday's first league defeat of the season against the same opponents. They have now conceded 11 goals in just four games since Terry began his domestic racism ban, although the Chelsea captain did play in one of them when he started their Champions League defeat at Shakhtar Donetsk. Terry serves the final instalment of his ban on Saturday, while manager Di Matteo revealed fellow defender David Luiz would almost certainly miss the Swansea game though injury. That would mean Branislav Ivanovic being pressed into centre-back service in a new-look defence that would almost certainly see right-back Cesar Azpilicueta handed his full league debut, with Ashley Cole returning from injury on the opposite flank. Some would argue any defence without the erratic Luiz would be an improvement but it is the absence of Terry that has been more cause for concern. "He's obviously been an influential player for us, for sure, and a fantastic defender," Di Matteo said. "When he plays, he's always played very well for us. "The other players have done a fantastic job by coming in and playing when they've been in the team but, certainly, JT is a player that we miss." Di Matteo added: "The last few games, we've conceded a few more goals than at the start of the season. "Generally, it's been down probably to a few individual mistakes. "But I think our track record is very good and, surely, will continue to be." If not, Chelsea can surely forget about staying top of the Premier League and reaching the Champions League knockout stages. "We have to improve but I don't think it's just as simple as that," Di Matteo said. "You look at other teams and they're conceding goals, so we certainly have to improve, from the last few games, our defensive organisation." It is not just at the back where Chelsea have problems at present. Fernando Torres and Daniel Sturridge both look well short of being the kind of ruthless finisher that would ease the pressure on the defence, leaving them to rely more and more on their much-vaunted trio of Juan Mata, Oscar and Eden Hazard. Mata's goals and assists, in particular, have been absolutely vital, so the news he would almost certainly join Luiz on the sidelines was another blow. "A few others have a few niggling injuries as well, so we'll have to see," Di Matteo added. Michael Laudrup will not be tempted to leave top scorer Michu out of his side, despite knowing a booking would see the Spaniard miss a clash with Southampton the Swansea boss believes is more important. Michu has quickly become a cult hero among the Liberty Stadium faithful after scoring seven goals in just 11 appearances since arriving from Rayo Vallecano in a #2.5million deal in the summer. The midfielder's goalscoring prowess has seen him start the last three games up front, but while his goal count has been a positive, his yellow card tally of four is potentially a headache for his manager. With Swansea's target once again being Premier League survival, Laudrup knows it is the games against sides in the lower half of the table that will go a long way to deciding the Welsh club's destiny. But the Dane does not plan to leave Michu out against the embattled Blues, although he has spoken to the player about the matter. Laudrup said: "He is a very important player, he is our top scorer, his movement is good and he is making assists. I have spoken to him about it and I said `I want you to play'. "The fifth booking; when it comes it comes. He is tall and with his long legs there may be a tackle where he will think he can get the ball and may give away a foul and get a yellow, that happens. "But I will say not to do anything silly, don't get booked for saying anything to the referee or anything like that. But it can come at any time. "He wants to play against Chelsea and he wants to play against Southampton so when it comes it comes." But Laudrup believes any points picked up against Chelsea will be a bonus, compared with the importance of denying Southampton a result next weekend. He said: "We are not competing with Chelsea in the table, to win at Southampton would mean a lot as it would be three extra points for us and none for them. "I always prefer to beat the teams we are fighting directly with in the table. What we do against the big clubs is a bonus." Laudrup will give defender Chico Flores as much time as possible to prove his fitness. The Spaniard picked up a dead leg in the Capital One Cup victory at Liverpool, with Garry Monk or Alan Tate set to deputise should he be unavailable.

Formation:451Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

Formation: 4231Manager: Roberto Di Matteo

Chelsea

  • Gerhard Tremmel
  • Angel Rangel
  • Garry Monk
  • Ashley Williams
  • Ben Davies
  • Wayne Routledge
  • Leon Britton
  • Jonathan de Guzman
  • Sung-Yeung Ki
  • Pablo Hernandez
  • Miguel Michu
  • SUBS
  • David Cornell
  • Alan Tate
  • Danny Graham
  • Nathan Dyer
  • Itay Shechter
  • Dwight Tiendalli
  • Kemy Agustien

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLDWL
  • Swansea
  • VS
  • Chelsea
  • DWWWWL

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 1 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 31/01/2012
  • Chelsea
  • 4 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 24/09/2011

Top Scorers

Swansea

  • MP Michu 6
  • W Routledge 2
  • N Dyer 2
  • D Graham 1
  • P Hernandez 1
  • A Rangel 1

Chelsea

  • FJ Torres 4
  • JM Mata 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • G Cahill 2
  • F Lampard 1
  • A Cole 1
  • D Sturridge 1
  • E Hazard 1
  • NS Ramires 1

Goals

Swansea

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

Chelsea

    • Total goals 34
    • Goals per game 21
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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