Chelsea
No. Name
Saves 2
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
26 John Terry  49'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
69' 21  Salomon Kalou
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 6
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
60' 35  Juliano Belletti  75'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 1 Red
8 Frank Lampard  42' 90'+1'
Goals 2
  • Shots 7
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
13 Michael Ballack  68' 81'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 1 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
61' 23  Daniel Sturridge
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 7
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 4
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 4
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 5 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
33 Alex
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 42
    • Goal
  • 45+1
    • Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 49
    • Yellow Card
  • 49
    • Yellow Card
  • 51
    • Goal
  • 58
    • Yellow Card
  • 60
    • Substitution
  • 60
    • Substitution
  • 61
    • Substitution
  • 68
    • Yellow Card
  • 69
    • Substitution
  • 76
    • Penalty - Scored
  • 78
    • Substitution
  • 87
    • Goal
  • 90
    • Substitution
  • 90+1
    • Penalty - Scored
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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Match Commentary

90' Join Mark Lomas for live goals and updates from around the country right now. Make sure you join him, he's a Man United fan so is a little giddy at the moment. Click here to join Mark
90' Tevez's goal in first half injury time was crucial and set up this victory. Superb stuff.
90' Smiles from Arsenal too.
90' Man United will be delighted to see Chelsea lose at home, they will go to Wembley even more buoyant.
90' The last 50 minutes of this game were breathtaking. Six goals, two red cards, two penalties and drama aplenty.
90' And that's it, what a win for Man City!
90' 90 seconds to go
90' A bit of keep-ball from City. The oles ring out
90' Chelsea still probing
90' Four of the added five minutes to go
90' Lampard sends Given the wrong way and finds the bottom corner
90' GOAL!!!
90' Lampard to take
90' This is getting silly now. Barry tripped Anelka
90' PENALTY TO CHELSEA!
90' A final change for City as the heroic Tevez is replaced by Sylvinho
89' Not only will United enjoy the fact that Chelsea have lost, there's a dent in the goal difference too
88' Man City break, they had four men clear in attack, SWP simply fires the ball across the face of goal and Bellamy had the simple task of tapping home at the far post
87' 1-4!
87' GOAL!!!
87' Malouda and Hilario get in a right mess, SWP just cannot get hold of the ball to face an empty net
87' Tevez came back on, by the way
86' A shot from Kalou now, it goes way over
86' Drogba hits it, and again it's at Given
85' Free-kick to Chelsea, five yards outside the box. Chance.
85' If Chelsea get one this will be a grandstand finish, even though they have nine men
85' Anelka almost breaks through but Given stands firm, close call
84' Another shot is straight at Given, from Drogba this time
83' Tevez needs treatment, and will hobble off. Chelsea down to nine. Game over.
82' It's a terrible challenge from Ballack, taking Tevez late from behind. Ballack was booked for dissent and the second yellow sees him dismissed
82' ANOTHER RED CARD - BALLACK IS OFF!
81' Wright-Phillips fires wide from an impossible position. Wasteful
80' Weak shot from Lampard, straight at Given
79' Man City will make a change, and it's Wayne Bridge who is withdrawn for Santa Cruz. The boos eventually change to applause. Well done to the real fans
78' It's a long way back for Chelsea now. And doesn't Wayne Bridge look happy, fisting the air.
77' Hilario didn't know which way to go, Tevez just made sure he found the bottom left corner. He back from Argentina, and City are back on song
76' GOAL!!!
76' Tevez to take the penalty. Drogba tries to put him off
76' And it's a red card for Belletti. Barry was ready to pull the trigger, his ankle was clipped and out comes the red
76' PENALTY!
76' Barry breaks into the box, Belletti gives chase...
75' Ballack shoots from 30 yards, it's a skipper but Given deals with it well
74' Belletti strikes one from the edge of the box but it hits a defender. Chelsea in a rush now
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73' Bellamy takes, Drogba heads away. And City take an age once more
72' Bellamy takes, and Lampard knocks it behind for a corner. Again - nice and slow
72' Free-kick for City on the right. They're taking their time with it
71' Bellamy shoots straight at Hilario
70' A change for Chelsea as Carvalho is replaced by Salomon Kalou. Ancelotti is going for it!
70' Mark Lomas is kicking off the live goals and updates from around the country right now. Make sure you join him, he's a Man United fan so is a little giddy at the moment. Click here to join Mark
69' This time it's fed back to Drogba at the far post, he controls and Given saves again. It's a certain corner but the ref gives a goal-kick! The furious Ballack is booked for dissent
69' Shot from Anelka, straight at Given who repels it
68' Richards is penalised from jumping into Hilario. Not a great deal in that, to be honest.
67' Superb ball from Tevez with the outside of his boot sets Bellamy in. The Welshman just cannot control it, allowing Ivanovic to poke it behind. That was a real chance for a third
66' Given has had nothing to do really since City equalised, let alone took the lead. They must do better
65' It's just a talking too for both Terry and Tevez, I wonder what Tevez said to him?
64' Tevez and Terry square up to each other after clashing for the ball. Terry's been booked already!
63' Man United fans will be delighted right now, and hoping for a trophy tomorrow too.
62' Drogba is late again, he'll be booked too soon
61' And changes for Chelsea too as Mikel John Obi is replaced by Juliano Belletti, while former Man City man Daniel Sturridge is on for Cole
60' A change for City, as former Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips will replace Adam Johnson. This will give a different test for Malouda
59' Now Ivanovic is booked for a late challenge on Barry.
58' We've just been told that Zabaleta was booked earlier for waving an imaginary yellow card. Great work from Mike Dean
58' Now Drogba brings down De Jong
57' Cole brings down Barry in midfield
56' Lampard takes the corner, it's easy for Bridge to hook away
55' Drogba strikes it, the ball is deflected and goes yards wide for a corner
54' Richards fells Ballack just over 25 yards from goal. A chance to hit back
53' Drogba tries to break into the box, Lescott just stays strong and the Ivorian bounces off him
52' Cats and pigeons everywhere
52' Bellamy runs from the half-way line with only Mikel in front of him. Mikel makes sure he has to stay left, but Bellamy break into the area and puts in across the face of goal and into the far corner
51' Craig Bellamy!
51' GOAL!!!
51' City break again
51' Brilliant play by Carvalho on the right flank, he feeds in Ivanovic who makes his way into the box - but his control is poor.
51' Bridge hits it, and it smacks into the wall. Who did it hit though?!
50' Wayne Bridge is eyeing it up!
49' Terry fells Johnson just outside the box as he cuts in from the right. Dangerous free-kick and a yellow card for Terry
48' Malouda again does well at right-back, winning the ball from Richards. City have not put enough down that flank
47' No team changes at the break
46' Man City get us started again
45' Back in 15, I'm going to find someone to shake hands with
45' Chelsea really should be in front, their play deserves it, and City will surely have to improve after the break to still remain on level terms, or get a win which a few moments ago appeared impossible.
45' City have been woeful, but in just one moment they managed to score their first goal at the Bridge since 2000 and it's level
45' And that's half-time
45' Bellamy takes and finds Lescott completely unmarked at the back post. It can't direct his effort on target and it drifts wide - but that was a very good chance for City go into the break in front!
45' Carlvalho climbs all over Tevez, free-kick. Maybe another chance to put it into the box from deep?
45' What did I say about Tevez?
45' Terry and Carvalho are at sixes and sevens as Tevez latches on to a long punt up field. He manages to hold off Terry and get in a weak shot. Hilario gets fingertips onto it but it's not enough. The ball rolls over the line. 1-1!
45' GOAL!!!
45' Man City break suddenly with Tevez
45' Cole gets space in the box and tries to prod it home, Given gets something on it then Lampard's shot is weak
45' Three minutes to be added on
45' Is Carlos Tevez actually playing?
44' Poor defending from Richards. He was tracking Lampard and just stopped his run, allowing the England midfielder a free run. You would not bet on City finding a leveller.
43' Joe Cole spotted the run of Lampard through the centre, the pass was perfected weighted and Lampard puts it back across goal with his right foot and it goes in off the post
42' Frank Lampard!
42' GOAL!!!
42' The loose ball comes back to Malouda, but his shot is terrible and it trickles past the left post
41' Anleka does well again, cutting inside from the left and shooting. It looks like a good effort ... but it hits Lampard on the back and doesn't reach the goal
40' Mikel brings down Barry, free-kick. The game has actually flowed quite well
39' Anelka breaks forward through his half, cutting inside. It opens up for him and the invitation is there to shoot, instead he overhits a pass through the centre for Cole and it's a goal-kick
38' ...Drogba fires over on the turn. It was a decent chance, gone begging
37' Lampard mis-hits a shot from the edge of the area, but it falls to an unmarked Drogba eight yards out...
37' Richards fells Anelka on the left, good chance to deliver. Malouda crosses from the left and it's woeful - right over everyone and out for a throw
36' Zabaleta is back on, but the bench will be keeping an eye on him
35' City playing with 10
34' Joe Cole and Bridge have a laugh and a joke. No problems between those two!
33' Both physios are making sure that Zabaleta is okay. he's being helped up now but still looks unsure
32' Drogba and Richards are fine. Zabaleta is still down and is very groggy
31' The corner comes in but there's nothing donig for Chelsea - then Drogna, Richards and Zabaleta all go up for a header and clash heads. Play will have to stop for treble treatment
30' Drogba plays a dangerous ball into the box, Kompany stretches out a boot and almost scores an own goal. Ooooh! Corner.
29' A tame shot from Ankela is deflected into the arms of Given
28' Ivanovic comes forward and City's defenders are drawn towards goal. Ivanovic looks for Cole coming in late but he plays it in front of the England man and City clear
27' Terry guards the ball out very well under pressure from Zabaleta. Still no sign of a spark from City
26' City do not look like scoring in their tenth year without a goal at the Bridge
25' Drogba heads over, half a chance
24' Drogba gets his feet in a mess as it looks like he could shoot or feed in Lampard
23' The pitch is not great at Stamford Bridge. But it surely will never be as bad as the beach with Charlton faced some years ago
22' Chelsea have been the dominant force here, but have yet to truly open up Mancini's men.
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19' Joe Cole comes into the game for the first time, cutting inside to hit it with his right. Given palms away with the shot straight at him
18' Looks like it will be Johnson himself to hit it, but it's not great and Hilario claims on the bounce
17' Malouda fells Johnson, it's about 25 yards from goal on the right and a chance for someone to have a hit
16' It comes back in to Drogba, his control is not great which enables Richards to get back at him. Still Drogba can chip one up to the back stick - but there's no-one there
15' Poor header from Lescott gifts the ball to Anelka, but Lescott gets back well to recover
14' Drogba, as he does now, is the man to take it. He fools everyone, including Lampard, by playing it square for the England man who was not expecting it. He has to stretch and the shot is blocked
13' Richards goes in hard on Drogba just outside the box on the left. Great chance here
12' To emphasise Man City's record at Stamford Bridge since they returned to the top flight in 2000, it's as follows. Played 8 - Won 0 - Drawn 1 - Lost 7 - Goals for 1 - Goals against 20. Awful
11' Superb hit by Malouda from 30 yards out, hit with real power and it goes just over
10' Man City have not scored at Chelsea since December 2000. That goal was scored by Paul Dickov in a 2-1 defeat. Dickov is now trying to get an MLS deal.
9' Fabio Capello is watching on in the stands. He must wonder what on earth this is all about
8' The booing of Bridge continues. A man who has done nothing wrong and won two league titles at Chelsea
7' Malouda does well against the talented Johnson, only to then give the ball away as the former Boro man tracks back
6' Drogba almost feeds in Lampard on the reverse pass, it's intercepted
5' Speculative effort from Lampard, and it's always rising over the bar
4' Terry tackles Tevez.... and gets a huge cheer from the crowd
4' A Chelsea fan clearly shouts obscenities at Bridge. Of course, he's the guilty party in all this....
3' Bridge is on the ball for the first time, and is, predictably, roundly booed by the home fans. So clever
2' Given almost gets a long ball from Malouda wrong, but recovers
1' Chelsea take the kick-off, and we have some football
- Terry had his hand held out, and Bridge too... Bridge decided not to shake hands. And Terry was gutted. It was a top moment!
- Great stuff! All the Man City players shake hands with John Terry... and Bridge leaves him hanging!
- Here we go!
- Out come the teams. We're on tenterhooks!
- The teams are in the tunnel. Terry at the front, Bridge at the back.
- Now how long until the handshakes.....
- Florent Malouda again plays at left-back, as he did in Milan, with Cole and Zuirkhov out injured. Paulo Ferreira is only on the bench. Joe Cole comes in for Salomon Kalou
- On other matters, Carlos Tevez is back in City's starting line-up after jetting in from Argentina. He replaced the suspended Emmanuel Adebayor
- Wayne Bridge and John Terry both start as Manchester City meet Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
- Will John Terry and Wayne Bridge shake hands? It's the moment everyone is talking about.
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POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 2 +4 6
2 Manchester United 2 +4 6
3 Hull City 2 +3 6
4 Chelsea 2 +2 6
5 Everton 2 +1 4
6 Middlesbrough 2 +1 4
7 Tottenham Hotspur 2 +1 4
8 Burnley 2 +1 3
9 West Bromwich Albion 2 0 3
10 West Ham United 2 0 3
11 Liverpool 2 -1 3
12 Swansea City 2 -1 3
13 Arsenal 2 -1 1
14 Watford 2 -1 1
15 Leicester City 2 -1 1
16 Southampton 2 -2 1
17 Stoke City 2 -3 1
18 Sunderland 2 -2 0
19 Crystal Palace 2 -2 0
20 AFC Bournemouth 2 -3 0

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