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Leeds United

  • Luciano Becchio 37'

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  • Juan Mata 47'
  • Branislav Ivanovic 64'
  • Victor Moses 66'
  • Eden Hazard 81'
  • Fernando Torres 84'

    Remember the draw for the semi-finals is coming up. Keep yours eyes peeled on the homepage. But that is all from here tonight. See you next time.


    Chelsea really stepped up another gear after the break and their class showed. Leeds worked hard but it was not to be.

  • 90'

    And there goes the final whistle.

  • 90'

    Norris has a go from distance but Cech makes the save.

  • 90'

    Chelsea still pushing for another goal as they probe the Leeds defence once again.

  • 90'

    Two minutes of injury time to be played.

  • 89'

    Torres comes forward for Chelsea and picks out Hazard but for once the Belgian's touch lets him down.

  • 88'

    So Chelsea will be joining Aston Villa, Swansea and Bradford in the draw for the semi-finals of the competition which takes place after this match.

  • 87'

    The scoreline has not flattered Chelsea who have played very well although perhaps a little harsh on Leeds who have battled well.

  • 85'

    Ferreira comes on for Mata.

  • 85'

    Chelsea looking for a sixth...

  • 83'

    Ashdown saves Lampard's long-distance shot but he can only palm it to Hazard who picks out Torres who then converts into an empty net.

  • 83'


  • 83'

    It has been a professional job from Chelsea who have shown their quality in the second half.

  • 81'

    Leeds fans are heading for the exits.

  • 80'

    Chelsea break superbly as Luiz picks out Hazard with a fantastic ball before the Belgian slots past Ashdown. Great goal.

  • 80'


  • 79'

    Cech punches clear. Leeds call for a penalty as a Norris takes a tumble but the referee says play on.

  • 79'

    Azpilicueta concedes the corner to Leeds.

  • 78'

    Ashdown boots the ball down the field and it nearly causes Chelsea some problems but Cech is there do claim it.

  • 78'

    Oscar turns and has a go from the edge of the box but it is straight at Ashdown.

  • 76'

    Tonge sends a corner in but Torres get its clear at the near post.

  • 75'

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  • 75'

    McCormack sends a fantastic delivery into the box but Leeds fail to get on the end of it.

  • 74'

    Cole comes on for the injured Bertrand for Chelsea.

  • 73'

    Leeds have rolled all their dice now. Will it pay off?

  • 73'

    And another change. Diouf off as McCormack comes on in his place.

  • 72'

    Leeds make another change. Norris comes on for Brown.

  • 71'

    Chelsea playing some nice stuff at the moment. It's Hazard who has a go from distance this time to bring another decent save out of Ashdown.

  • 70'

    Bertrand goes into the book for a late challenge.

  • 69'

    A real chance for Chelsea as Torres races down on goal but he fails to pick out Moses waiting in the middle. Poor pass.

  • 68'

    White comes on for Thomas for Leeds.

  • 68'

    Diouf tries a spectacular effort from outside the area but he sends it high and wide.

  • 68'

    Is it all over? Or have Leeds got a comeback in them?

  • 67'

    Moses drives forward before firing an effort at goal from the edge of the area. He finds the bottom corner, leaving Ashdown with little chance to make the save.

  • 66'


  • 66'

    Leeds behind for the first time tonight. What have they got in response?

  • 65'

    Ivanovic with a thumping header after Lampard's corner, leaving Ashdown with no chance.

  • 65'


  • 64'

    Hazard sends a dangerous ball in from the right across the face of goal but Torres is unable to get on the end of it.

  • 63'

    Lampard has another go from distance as he brings out a good save from Ashdown. The ball was dipping there.

  • 62'

    Thomas sends a ball into the box from the left but it is hit low and Ivanovic is able to clear.

  • 61'

    Diouf sends a very dangerous free-kick from the left into the box but Chelsea do well to head it clear.

  • 60'

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  • 60'

    Hazard comes on for Marin. The German has faded as the game has gone on.

  • 60'

    Green was just unable to pick out Byram in space as his pass got intercepted. The full back would have been in on goal otherwise.

  • 59'

    Azpilicueta sends a great cross to the far post and picks out Torres who brings a great save out of Ashdown with his header.

  • 58'

    Mata and Oscar combine on the edge of the box but the Spaniard is unable to get a delivery into the area.

  • 57'

    Leeds have had 52% of the second-half possession.

  • 57'

    A much more open feel to the game now.

  • 56'

    Thomas with some lovely skill but the move soon comes to an end after some miscommunication between the winger and Becchio.

  • 55'

    Leeds come forward as Tonge tries to play in Green but Bertrand does well to track back and avert the danger.

  • 54'

    Peltier's pass to Thomas is short and Leeds attack comes to an end.

  • 53'

    Diouf tries to turn Ivanovic in the box but the defender uses his strength to see the ball out of play.

  • 52'

    Bertrand with a crunching challenge on Byram as he comes forward down the right.

  • 51'

    Ashdown will have been very disappointed with letting that goal in considering how well he played in the first half.

  • 50'

    Byram brings an end to a Leeds attack with a wasted ball forward.

  • 49'

    Becchio celebrates his opener.

  • 48'

    A lively start to the second half.

  • 47'

    Becchio gets a dangerous ball into the box from the left but Diouf just misses out on the header. Unlucky.

  • 46'

    A nice move from Chelsea as Moses eventually tees up Mata who finds the bottom corner from outside the area. Ashdown should have done better really.

  • 46'


  • 46'

    The second half is underway.


    So Leeds leading after a great counter attack following Luiz's mistake. Chelsea have had a few chances and will definitely create a few more in the second half. All to play for.

  • 45'

    And there goes the half-time whistle.

  • 45'

    Marin sends in a corner but Leeds do well to head clear.

  • 45'

    Lampard strikes the free-kick from distance but Ashdown makes a great save to deny him. Lees then makes a vital clearance to get rid of the danger.

  • 45'

    Oscar wins a free-kick for Chelsea in a dangerous position.

  • 45'

    Three minutes of stoppage time to be played.

  • 45'

    Diouf sends a ball in from the left. Lees rises highest to meet it but heads it just over. Probably should have hit the target.

  • 44'

    Tonge stands a dangerous ball into the box for Leeds forcing Azpilicueta to head it out for the corner.

  • 43'

    Moses bears down on goal after the pass from Torres. The winger slots the ball into the back of the net but the flag for offside had already gone up. It looked like Torres who was just off.

  • 42'

    Azpilicueta finds himself in space on the right wing with plenty of time but his cross sails out for the goal kick.

  • 41'

    Lampard takes on a shot from distance and hits the target but Ashdown gets down low to make a good save.

  • 41'

    Torres tries to find the run of Moses into the box but his pass is intercepted

  • 40'

    Chelsea have not got too many options on the bench if the score was to remain the same for some time in this game.

  • 39'

    What have Chelsea got in response now? Elland Road is buzzing after that goal.

  • 38'

    Oscar decides to have a go from distance but he blazes his effort over the bar.

  • 37'

    Luiz loses the ball in Leeds' half and the home side break as Thomas bursts down the left before picking out Becchio in the middle who slots calmly past Cech. Great goal.

  • 37'


  • 36'

    Luiz does well to shield a long ball over the top into Cech's direction. The Brazilian has impressed so far tonight for Chelsea.

  • 35'

    Ivanovic picks up the ball in space and decides to shoot from the edge of the box but his shot was always rising over the bar.

  • 34'

    Diouf does well on the left to hook a hanging cross to the far post. He finds Green who climbs high to head at goal but it is straight at Cech.

  • 32'

    Marin cuts in from the right and tries to pick out Torres but Leeds head clear the danger.

  • 31'

    Oscar plays in Marin down the right whose cross then deflects off for the corner.

  • 30'

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  • 30'

    Becchio wins a corner for Leeds but Chelsea soon clear it.

  • 29'

    Green sends a ball in from the right but Chelsea are able to clear.

  • 28'

    Ivanovic miskicks the ball allowing Becchio in on goal but Luiz is there to help his team-mate out and clear the danger.

  • 27'

    Chelsea with 60% of the possession so far.

  • 26'

    Chelsea starting to up the pressure on Leeds in the last ten minutes or so.

  • 25'

    Marin plays a ball in from the right that Leeds can only clear to Mata. The Chelsea man beats a man before seeing his shot at goal deflect wide.

  • 24'

    Leeds break quickly down the other end but Ivanovic does well to intercept a long ball played over the top.

  • 24'

    Bertrand sends in a ball from the left that Leeds can only clear as far as Moses. The Chelsea man takes a tumble in the box after pressure from Brown but the ref waves play on. The ball soon falls to Moses on the edge of the box who brings a great save out of Ashwdown.

  • 22'

    Play has now restarted.

  • 20'

    Brown seemed to fall to the ground after a barge from Mata. The refeee has stopped play after first failing to spot the incident.

  • 19'

    Marin gets to the byline and sends a cross into the box but Leeds do well to head it clear.

  • 18'

    Diouf sends a free-kick into the box. Pearce gets his head to it but he can only send it wide.

  • 18'

    Leeds are pressing very well tonight as Diouf puts Luiz under pressure only for the defender to clear.

  • 16'

    Chelsea break through Moses down the left who picks out Mata. The Spaniard plays in Marin who sends a ball into the box. Leeds clear it but it rebounds off Torres and bounces wide. The home side were lucky there.

  • 15'

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  • 15'

    Diouf sends in the free-kick and Becchio gets his head to it but he can only direct it towards Cech.

  • 15'

    Lampard goes into the book for a late tackle on Diouf.

  • 15'

    The game is beginning to get a little stretched with Leeds breaking quickly on the counter attack.

  • 14'

    Mata sends a free-kick into the box but Leeds clear for the corner. Mata then sends in the corner but the home side clear again.

  • 13'

    Leeds chairman Ken Bates is watching on from his box. He was of course the old Chelsea chairman.

  • 12'

    Ivanovic tries to play a cross-field ball to Moses but he puts a little too much on the pass.

  • 11'

    Diouf sends in the free kick and finds Becchio at the far post but his header across goal fails to find a Leeds player.

  • 10'

    Byram wins a free kick off Lampard in a dangerous position.

  • 9'

    Bertrand nearly puts Luiz in trouble but the Brazilian shows some lovely skill to escape the danger.

  • 8'

    Remember there are no replays in this competition so we will get a winner tonight.

  • 7'

    Nice work from Marin as he beats a man before teeing up Lampard but the Chelsea captain is soon hussled off the ball.

  • 6'

    Moses is played through into the box by Oscar but Ashdown gets down low to turn the Chelsea man's shot past the post.

  • 6'

    Becchio tries to win another long ball but Ivanovic does well to clear this time.

  • 5'

    A pretty even start to the opening five minutes. Both teams are having a go.

  • 5'

    Becchio chases after a long ball but Luiz does well to clear the danger.

  • 4'

    Diouf goes down the other end on the left-hand side and hangs a ball into the box but it goes off for the goal kick. Unlucky.

  • 3'

    Azpilicueta gets forward down the right and delivers a ball into the box but no Chelsea player is able to make proper contact.

  • 2'

    The Leeds fans are up for this one big time. A feisty atmosphere at Elland Road.

  • 2'

    Tonge plays the ball to Diouf who tries a flick on in the direction of Becchio but he gets it all wrong and it falls to Cech.

  • 1'

    Leeds with some early pressure on Chelsea's penalty box already.

  • 1'

    And Chelsea get the game underway...


    The team's are out onto the pitch now. Not long until kick-off...


    Remember, the draw for the Capital One Cup semi-finals will be made straight after the game. Swansea, Bradford and Aston Villa are already in the hat. Will it be Leeds or Chelsea that will join them?


    Marko Marin is making his first ever start for Chelsea tonight.


    Chelsea subs: Turnbull, Cole, Hazard, Ferreira, Piazon, Saville, Ake.


    Leeds subs: Kenny, Varney, White, Norris, Gray, Somma, McCormack.


    Chelsea, meanwhile, make four changes to the side that lost in the Club World Cup final to Corinthians. Cesar Azpilicueta, Ryan Bertand, Oscar and Marko Marin come in for Gary Cahill, Ashley Cole, Ramires and Eden Hazard.


    Leeds make three changes to the side that saw off Ipswich at the weekend. Jamie Ashdown, Jason Pearce and Michael Brown come in for Paddy Kenny, Alan Tate and David Norris.


    Chelsea team: Cech, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Ivanovic, Bertrand, Lampard, Oscar, Marin, Mata, Moses, Torres.


    Leeds team: Ashdown, Byram, Pearce, Lees, Peltier, Green, Brown, Tonge, Thomas, Diouf, Becchio.


    Rafael Benitez has only just landed back in England with his Chelsea team after losing out in the Club World Cup final to Corinthians - and walks straight into a potential banana skin. Kick-off is at 19.45 GMT.



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