• EFL Cup
  • Date: Tue 23 August 2016
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge

Chelsea

Chelsea

Batshuayi 28"

Batshuayi 40"

Moses 30"

3 - 2

Bristol Rovers

Bristol Rovers

Hartley 34"

Harrison 47" (P)

Chelsea vs Bristol Rovers


Team Lineups

Chelsea

1 Begovic
34 Aina
2 Ivanovic
24 Cahill
28 Azpilicueta
4 Fabregas
21 Matic
15 Moses30"
14 Loftus-Cheek
11 Pedro
23 Batshuayi28"40"
Substitutes
8 Oscar
10 Hazard
13 Courtois
19 Costa
26 Terry
29 Chalobah
41 Solanke

Bristol Rovers

1 Mildenhall
2 Leadbitter
4 Lockyer
6 Hartley34"
3 Brown
8 Clarke
24 Sinclair
23 Bodin
14 Lines
29 James
9 Harrison47"
Substitutes
10 Taylor
15 Clarke
17 Easter
21 Montano
25 Puddy
27 Broom
30 Gaffney

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - EFL Cup

Chelsea

W W D W W L W W

Bristol Rovers

L L L W L W W D


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

90:00 +0.58
 

Free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

90:00 +0.24
 

The referee blows for offside against Michy Batshuayi.

90:00 +0.54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rory Gaffney on Branislav Ivanovic.

88:10
 

Header at goal by Branislav Ivanovic. Steve Mildenhall parries the ball but the danger is not over.

87:42
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Ollie Clarke gets a block in.

87:30
 

Corner taken by Emboaba Oscar from the left by-line.

87:01
 

Nemanja Matic restarts play with the free kick.

86:51
 

Foul by Rory Gaffney on Gary Cahill, free kick awarded.

85:55
 

Jermaine Easter restarts play with the free kick.

85:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Easter by Francesc Fabregas.

85:07
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Matty Taylor a yellow card for dissent.

83:58
 

Michy Batshuayi takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Steve Mildenhall safely holds on.

81:30
Substitution
 

Emboaba Oscar on for Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

80:07
 

Corner taken by Francesc Fabregas from the left by-line.

79:51
 

Shot by Michy Batshuayi. Blocked by Lee Brown.

76:50
Substitution
 

Ola Aina leaves the field to be replaced by John Terry.

76:14
 

Cesar Azpilicueta takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

75:25
 

Francesc Fabregas crosses the ball in from the free kick.

75:12
 

Foul by Jermaine Easter on Eden Hazard, free kick awarded.

74:02
Substitution
 

Eden Hazard is brought on as a substitute for Rodriguez Pedro.

73:31
 

Nemanja Matic takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

70:08
 

Gary Cahill takes the free kick.

70:01
 

Jermaine Easter goes into the referee's book.

69:53
 

Gary Cahill fouled by Jermaine Easter, the ref awards a free kick.

67:17
 

Chris Lines challenges Rodriguez Pedro unfairly and gives away a free kick.

65:12
Substitution
 

Rory Gaffney replaces Ellis Harrison.

64:49
 

Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.

62:33
 

Shot by Victor Moses went wide of the right-hand post.

60:48
 

Free kick taken by Steve Mildenhall.

60:24
 

Ruben Loftus-Cheek gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Leadbitter.

58:54
 

Free kick taken by Chris Lines.

58:06
 

Victor Moses challenges Stuart Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick.

58:02
 

Corner taken by Chris Lines from the right by-line.

57:20
 

Corner taken by Chris Lines.

57:01
 

Jermaine Easter takes a shot.

54:33
 

Ellis Harrison takes a shot and strikes the bar.

50:06
 

Gary Cahill takes the free kick.

49:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Cahill by Matty Taylor.

47:56
Goal
 

Ellis Harrison scores a penalty. Chelsea 3-2 Bristol Rovers.

47:16
 

Unfair challenge on Stuart Sinclair by Rodriguez Pedro results in a Penalty.

46:55
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Francesc Fabregas.

45:36
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Francesc Fabregas.

45:01
Substitution
 

Matty Taylor replaces Luke James.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

44:38
 

Shot by Francesc Fabregas. Steve Mildenhall safely holds on.

43:26
 

Ollie Clarke takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

42:32
 

Shot by Ola Aina went wide of the left-hand post.

40:47
Goal
 

Michy Batshuayi scores with their right foot. Chelsea 3-1 Bristol Rovers.The assist for the goal came from Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

39:36
 

Free kick crossed by Francesc Fabregas.

39:18
 

Daniel Leadbitter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ola Aina.

37:37
 

Header by Ellis Harrison misses right.

34:03
Goal
 

Free kick crossed by Chris Lines. Peter Hartley scores a headed goal. Chelsea 2-1 Bristol Rovers.Chris Lines provided the assist for the goal.

33:32
 

Unfair challenge on Daniel Leadbitter by Nemanja Matic results in a free kick.

32:38
 

Corner taken by Chris Lines from the left by-line.

30:48
Goal
 

Victor Moses slots the ball left footed into the goal. Chelsea 2-0 Bristol Rovers.Assist on the goal came from Cesar Azpilicueta.

28:42
Goal
 

Michy Batshuayi scores with their left foot. Chelsea 1-0 Bristol Rovers.The assist for the goal came from Nemanja Matic.

27:38
 

Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

27:29
 

Unfair challenge on Victor Moses by Chris Lines results in a free kick.

26:14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Francesc Fabregas on Ellis Harrison.

25:24
 

Free kick taken by Gary Cahill.

25:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ellis Harrison on Gary Cahill.

21:15
 

Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

21:10
 

Ruben Loftus-Cheek fouled by Stuart Sinclair, the ref awards a free kick.

20:22
 

Branislav Ivanovic takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Steve Mildenhall catches the ball.

20:12
 

Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes a shot and bounced off the post.

19:24
 

Shot by Nemanja Matic missed to the right of the target.

18:10
 

Michy Batshuayi has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

14:39
 

Rodriguez Pedro takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

13:41
 

Ollie Clarke challenges Ola Aina unfairly and gives away a free kick.

13:05
 

Victor Moses takes a shot.

11:28
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Francesc Fabregas.

11:12
 

Victor Moses takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Peter Hartley gets a block in.

9:57
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Michy Batshuayi.

8:08
 

Branislav Ivanovic has an effort at goal. Steve Mildenhall makes a block.

8:03
 

Corner taken by Francesc Fabregas.

6:46
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Francesc Fabregas.

5:29
 

Nemanja Matic restarts play with the free kick.

5:22
 

Peter Hartley challenges Ruben Loftus-Cheek unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Kick off
 

The referee starts the match.