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Chelsea 2 Manchester City 1 Match Centre

Monday, 12th December 2011

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 20:00 Venue: Stamford Bridge Attendance: 41,730
Click for Chelsea squad list Chelsea
Meireles 34
Lampard 82 (pen)
2 - 1 Man. City
Balotelli 2
Click for Manchester City squad list
Match Finished
Time   Comments
20   Foul by Yaya Touré (Manchester City).
- mc-whistle Match ends, Chelsea 2, Manchester City 1.
90+5 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Chelsea 2, Manchester City 1.
90+4   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
90+4   John Obi Mikel (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90+3   Attempt missed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from long range on the right is too high. Assisted by José Bosingwa.
90+1   Foul by Yaya Touré (Manchester City).
90+1   Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Gareth Barry.
90   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Pablo Zabaleta.
89   Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City).
89   Didier Drogba (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the right wing.
89   Foul by Gareth Barry (Manchester City).
89   John Obi Mikel (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the right wing.
88   Substitution, Chelsea. John Obi Mikel replaces Daniel Sturridge.
88   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
88   Oriol Romeu (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
86   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
86   Foul by José Bosingwa (Chelsea).
86   Substitution, Manchester City. Edin Dzeko replaces Joleon Lescott.
62 mc-yellow Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
84   Substitution, Chelsea. Florent Malouda replaces Juan Mata.
82 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 2, Manchester City 1. Frank Lampard (Chelsea) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the high centre of the goal.
82   Penalty conceded by Joleon Lescott (Manchester City) with a hand ball in the penalty area.
81   Attempt blocked. Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Frank Lampard.
-   First Half begins.
80   Attempt saved. Ramires (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Didier Drogba.
79   Nigel de Jong (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
79   Foul by Juan Mata (Chelsea).
78 mc-yellow Didier Drogba (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
78   Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78   Foul by Didier Drogba (Chelsea).
77   Foul by Gareth Barry (Manchester City).
77   José Bosingwa (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
75   Substitution, Manchester City. Nigel de Jong replaces David Silva.
74 mc-yellow Ramires (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
74   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
74   Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).
73   Substitution, Chelsea. Frank Lampard replaces Raul Meireles.
73   Attempt missed. Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Ramires.
72   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
72   Foul by José Bosingwa (Chelsea).
68   Attempt saved. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Silva.
68   Attempt blocked. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Oriol Romeu.
66   Foul by David Silva (Manchester City).
66   Juan Mata (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
65   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
65   Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
64   Substitution, Manchester City. Kolo Touré replaces Sergio Agüero.
63 mc-yellow Oriol Romeu (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
63   Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
63   Foul by Oriol Romeu (Chelsea).
63   Attempt blocked. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Raul Meireles with a headed pass.
62   Foul by Sergio Agüero (Manchester City).
62   Oriol Romeu (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.
61   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Pablo Zabaleta.
59   Attempt missed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
58 mc-yellred Second yellow card to Gaël Clichy (Manchester City) for a bad foul.
58   Foul by Gaël Clichy (Manchester City).
58   Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
57   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
57   Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
56   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
55   Delay in match Ramires (Chelsea) because of an injury.
53   Foul by Vincent Kompany (Manchester City).
53   Juan Mata (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.
50   Foul by Sergio Agüero (Manchester City).
50   Ashley Cole (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
47   Attempt missed. Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Juan Mata following a set piece situation.
46 mc-yellow Gaël Clichy (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
46   Foul by Gaël Clichy (Manchester City).
46   Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the right wing.
-   Second Half begins Chelsea 1, Manchester City 1.
45+2 mc-whistle First Half ends, Chelsea 1, Manchester City 1.
45+2   Attempt missed. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Mario Balotelli with a cross.
45+1   Yaya Touré (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45+1   Foul by Raul Meireles (Chelsea).
41 mc-yellow Vincent Kompany (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
41   Foul by Vincent Kompany (Manchester City).
41   Didier Drogba (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
40   Hand ball by James Milner (Manchester City).
39   Offside, Manchester City. David Silva tries a through ball, but Sergio Agüero is caught offside.
39   Attempt blocked. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Juan Mata.
37   Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Ashley Cole.
36 mc-yellow Raul Meireles (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
35   Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
35   Foul by Raul Meireles (Chelsea).
34 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 1, Manchester City 1. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Daniel Sturridge with a cross.
32   Foul by David Silva (Manchester City).
32   Ashley Cole (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.
31   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
31   Delay in match David Silva (Manchester City) because of an injury.
30   David Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
30   Foul by Raul Meireles (Chelsea).
29   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
29   Delay in match Didier Drogba (Chelsea) because of an injury.
28   Attempt missed. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Juan Mata.
25   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Joe Hart.
25   Attempt saved. Didier Drogba (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Daniel Sturridge.
23   Foul by Mario Balotelli (Manchester City).
23   José Bosingwa (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
16   Attempt missed. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.
15   David Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
15   Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).
12   Offside, Manchester City. James Milner tries a through ball, but Mario Balotelli is caught offside.
11   Attempt missed. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right following a fast break.
10   Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Gareth Barry.
10   Attempt blocked. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Juan Mata.
10   Attempt blocked. José Bosingwa (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Oriol Romeu.
9   Attempt missed. Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mario Balotelli.
8   Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).
8   Gaël Clichy (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
8   Attempt blocked. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gareth Barry.
5   Offside, Manchester City. James Milner tries a through ball, but Gaël Clichy is caught offside.
4   Attempt missed. Raul Meireles (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ramires.
2 mc-goal Goal! Chelsea 0, Manchester City 1. Mario Balotelli (Manchester City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sergio Agüero with a through ball.
1   Foul by David Silva (Manchester City).
1   Ashley Cole (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
1 Petr Cech
2 Branislav Ivanovic
26 John Terry
17 Jose Bosingwa
3 Ashley Cole
16 Raul Meireles (Lampard 73)
6 Oriol Romeu
7 Nascimento Ramires
11 Didier Drogba
10 Juan Mata (Malouda 84)
23 Daniel Sturridge (Mikel 88)
Substitutes
8 Frank Lampard (Meireles 73)
22 Ross Turnbull
19 Paulo Ferreira
15 Florent Malouda (Mata 84)
21 Salomon Kalou
9 Fernando Torres
12 John Obi Mikel (Sturridge 88)
Starting line-ups
25 Joe Hart
6 Joleon Lescott (Dzeko 86)
5 Pablo Zabaleta
4 Vincent Kompany
22 Gael Clichy
7 James Milner
18 Gareth Barry
42 Yaya Toure
21 David Silva (de Jong 75)
45 Mario Balotelli
16 Sergio Aguero (Toure 64)
Substitutes
10 Edin Dzeko (Lescott 86)
11 Adam Johnson
34 Nigel de Jong (Silva 75)
15 Stefan Savic
19 Samir Nasri
30 Costel Pantilimon
28 Kolo Toure (Aguero 64)

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