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Chelsea 1 Aston Villa 3 Match Centre

Saturday, 31st December 2011

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: Stamford Bridge Attendance: 41,332
Click for Chelsea squad list Chelsea
Drogba 23 (pen)
1 - 3 Aston Villa
Ireland 28
Petrov 83
Bent 86
Click for Aston Villa squad list
Match Finished
Time   Comments
- mc-whistle Match ends, Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 3.
90+4 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 3.
90+4   Attempt missed. Juan Mata (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
90+3   Fernando Torres (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90+3   Foul by Richard Dunne (Aston Villa).
90+2   Offside, Aston Villa. Gabriel Agbonlahor tries a through ball, but Darren Bent is caught offside.
88   Attempt missed. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Juan Mata.
86 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 3. Darren Bent (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stephen Ireland.
85   Attempt saved. Gary Gardner (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
85   Dangerous play by José Bosingwa (Chelsea).
85   Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
-   First Half begins.
84   Substitution, Aston Villa. Barry Bannan replaces Stilian Petrov because of an injury.
37   Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
83 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 2. Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ciaran Clark.
78   Substitution, Aston Villa. Gary Gardner replaces Marc Albrighton.
34   Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78   Substitution, Aston Villa. Darren Bent replaces Charles N'Zogbia.
77   Attempt missed. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.
77   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Ciaran Clark.
76   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Brad Guzan.
76   Attempt saved. José Bosingwa (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ramires.
76   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Stilian Petrov.
76   Attempt blocked. Fernando Torres (Chelsea) header from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Juan Mata with a cross.
75   Substitution, Chelsea. José Bosingwa replaces Paulo Ferreira.
74   Attempt missed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Fernando Torres.
73   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
72   Delay in match Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) because of an injury.
71   Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
71   Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).
70   Attempt missed. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by John Terry.
68   Attempt saved. Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
68   Attempt missed. John Terry (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Juan Mata with a cross.
67 mc-yellow Carlos Cuéllar (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
67   Didier Drogba (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.
67   Foul by Carlos Cuéllar (Aston Villa).
65   Didier Drogba (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
65   Foul by Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa).
63   Attempt missed. Frank Lampard (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
63   Fernando Torres (Chelsea) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Raul Meireles.
63   Substitution, Chelsea. Fernando Torres replaces Daniel Sturridge.
62   Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.
62   Foul by Carlos Cuéllar (Aston Villa).
58   Attempt missed. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Carlos Cuéllar with a cross.
57   Substitution, Chelsea. Frank Lampard replaces Oriol Romeu.
53   Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
53   Foul by Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa).
53   Attempt saved. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marc Albrighton.
52   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.
50   Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).
50   Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
-   Second Half begins Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 1.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
45+2 mc-whistle First Half ends, Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 1.
45+2   Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).
45+2   Richard Dunne (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45+1   Didier Drogba (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the right wing.
45+1   Foul by Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).
43   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Stephen Ireland.
43   Attempt blocked. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
42   Oriol Romeu (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
42   Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).
40   Attempt missed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
39   Raul Meireles (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
39   Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).
35   Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).
35   Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
34   Attempt blocked. Juan Mata (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
33   Attempt missed. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) left footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right.
32 mc-yellow John Terry (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
32   Foul by John Terry (Chelsea).
32   Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
30   Oriol Romeu (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
30   Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).
28 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 1. Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.
28   Attempt blocked. Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia.
27   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by David Luiz.
23 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 1, Aston Villa 0. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.
22   Penalty Chelsea. Didier Drogba draws a foul in the penalty area.
22   Penalty conceded by Richard Dunne (Aston Villa) after a foul in the penalty area.
20   Attempt missed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Juan Mata.
19   Attempt missed. Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) left footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high.
17   Foul by Oriol Romeu (Chelsea).
17   Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
15   Attempt blocked. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia.
13   Attempt missed. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.
12   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Brad Guzan.
10   John Terry (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.
10   Foul by Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa).
9   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by James Collins.
9   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.
8   Attempt missed. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Marc Albrighton with a cross.
6   Foul by David Luiz (Chelsea).
6   Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
4   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Juan Mata.
3   Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the right wing.
3   Foul by Richard Dunne (Aston Villa).
1   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by James Collins.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
1 Petr Cech
26 John Terry
4 David Luiz
19 Paulo Ferreira (Bosingwa 75)
3 Ashley Cole
6 Oriol Romeu (Lampard 57)
7 Nascimento Ramires
16 Raul Meireles
23 Daniel Sturridge (Torres 63)
11 Didier Drogba
10 Juan Mata
Substitutes
22 Ross Turnbull
17 Jose Bosingwa (Ferreira 75)
15 Florent Malouda
9 Fernando Torres (Sturridge 63)
21 Salomon Kalou
8 Frank Lampard (Romeu 57)
41 Sam Hutchinson
Starting line-ups
22 Bradley Guzan
6 James Collins
24 Carlos Cuellar
5 Richard Dunne
3 Stephen Warnock
21 Ciaran Clark
7 Stephen Ireland
12 Marc Albrighton (Gardner 78)
10 Charles N'Zogbia (Bent 78)
19 Stilian Petrov (Bannan 84)
11 Gabriel Agbonlahor
Substitutes
33 Andy Marshall
9 Darren Bent (N'Zogbia 78)
26 Andreas Weimann
14 Nathan Delfouneso
38 Gary Gardner (Albrighton 78)
2 Alan Hutton
25 Barry Bannan (Petrov 84)

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