• Premier League
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2016
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Stamford Bridge

Chelsea

Chelsea

Cahill 33"

Willian 56"

Willian 64"

Costa 84"

4 - 2

Stoke City

Stoke City

Martins Indi 45"

Crouch 63"

Chelsea vs Stoke City


Team Lineups

Chelsea

13 Courtois
28 Azpilicueta
30 Luiz
24 Cahill33"
15 Moses
4 Fabregas
7 Kante
3 Alonso
22 Willian56"64"
19 Costa84"
10 Hazard
Substitutes
1 Begovic
2 Ivanovic
5 Zouma
14 Loftus-Cheek
21 Matic
23 Batshuayi
29 Chalobah

Stoke City

33 Grant
8 Johnson
17 Shawcross
15 Martins Indi45"
18 Diouf
4 Allen
16 Adam
3 Pieters
22 Shaqiri
14 Afellay
25 Crouch63"
Substitutes
2 Bardsley
6 Whelan
12 Bony
21 Imbula
24 Given
27 Krkic
32 Sobhi

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Premier League

Chelsea

W L W W D W D W

Stoke City

D W W D D L W L


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

89:51
 

Marcos Alonso takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

85:51
 

Cesar Azpilicueta takes the free kick.

85:13
 

Diego Costa fouled by Charlie Adam, the ref awards a free kick.

84:02
Goal
 

Diego Costa scores a left footed goal. Chelsea 4-2 Stoke.

83:40
Substitution
 

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Nathaniel Chalobah coming on for da Silva Willian.

83:07
 

Corner taken by Eden Hazard.

82:27
 

Charlie Adam makes a clearance.

81:39
Substitution
 

Branislav Ivanovic is brought on as a substitute for Victor Moses.

80:50
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Peter Crouch.

80:24
 

The ball is sent over by Glen Johnson.

79:41
 

Free kick taken by Lee Grant.

79:18
 

Cesar Azpilicueta takes the free kick.

79:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cesar Azpilicueta by Peter Crouch.

78:17
 

Unfair challenge on Eden Hazard by Charlie Adam results in a free kick.

77:08
 

Clearance by Ryan Shawcross.

75:43
 

Shot by Diego Costa went harmlessly over the bar.

75:18
 

Short corner worked by Charlie Adam.

73:53
 

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

72:47
Substitution
 

Nemanja Matic comes on in place of Francesc Fabregas.

72:15
 

Marcos Alonso challenges Bojan Krkic unfairly and gives away a free kick.

71:01
 

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

70:02
 

Gary Cahill restarts play with the free kick.

69:16
Yellow card
 

Mame Diouf is booked.

68:34
 

Marcos Alonso fouled by Mame Diouf, the ref awards a free kick.

67:58
 

Shot by da Silva Willian went wide of the left-hand post.

64:34
Goal
 

Da Silva Willian grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Chelsea 3-2 Stoke.Francesc Fabregas provided the assist for the goal.

63:21
Goal
 

Peter Crouch scores with a right foot finish. Chelsea 2-2 Stoke.Assist by Mame Diouf.

63:16
 

Clearance by Gary Cahill.

62:15
 

Diego Costa takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.

61:12
Substitution
 

Giannelli Imbula replaces Ibrahim Afellay.

60:55
Substitution
 

Bojan Krkic is brought on as a substitute for Xherdan Shaqiri.

60:33
 

Charlie Adam gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas.

59:20
 

Free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.

56:43
Goal
 

Da Silva Willian scores with a left foot finish. Chelsea 2-1 Stoke.Assist by Eden Hazard.

55:33
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Victor Moses.

55:24
 

Erik Pieters makes a clearance.

54:44
 

Free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

54:13
 

Ryan Shawcross gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Diego Costa.

52:10
 

Bruno Martins Indi makes a clearance.

51:00
 

Francesc Fabregas crosses the ball in from the free kick.

50:16
 

Foul by Xherdan Shaqiri on Ngolo Kante, free kick awarded.

48:50
 

Clearance by Ryan Shawcross.

48:48
 

Marcos Alonso delivers the ball.

47:42
 

Shot by da Silva Willian went wide of the right-hand upright.

45:54
Goal
 

Bruno Martins Indi slots the ball left footed into the goal. Chelsea 1-1 Stoke.Assist by Peter Crouch.

45:22
 

Unfair challenge on Erik Pieters by Cesar Azpilicueta results in a free kick.

45:15
 

Bruno Martins Indi makes a clearance.

45:00 +0.43
 

Lee Grant takes the free kick.

44:53
 

Foul by Marcos Alonso on Mame Diouf, free kick awarded.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

43:10
 

Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.

42:14
 

Foul by David Luiz on Mame Diouf, free kick awarded.

42:11
 

Free kick crossed by Francesc Fabregas.

40:46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Ibrahim Afellay.

39:46
 

Diego Costa has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.

38:07
 

Glen Johnson makes a clearance.

37:16
 

Mame Diouf manages to make a clearance.

33:01
 

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

32:35
 

Eden Hazard takes a shot. A parry by Lee Grant prevents the goal.

32:03
 

Mame Diouf delivers the ball.

31:36
 

Free kick taken by Glen Johnson.

31:03
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Marcos Alonso.

30:23
 

Glen Johnson manages to make a clearance.

29:46
 

The ball is swung over by Victor Moses.

28:46
 

Ryan Shawcross restarts play with the free kick.

28:27
 

Victor Moses concedes a free kick for a foul on Ibrahim Afellay.

27:50
 

Clearance by Joe Allen.

27:02
 

Centre by Victor Moses.

25:41
 

Corner taken by Xherdan Shaqiri from the right by-line.

24:52
 

Free kick crossed by Charlie Adam.

23:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Moses on Erik Pieters.

22:13
 

Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.

21:38
 

Foul by Victor Moses on Ibrahim Afellay, free kick awarded.

21:02
 

Gary Cahill heads at goal. Lee Grant parries the ball but the danger is not over.

20:59
 

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

20:36
 

Clearance made by Charlie Adam.

20:26
 

Francesc Fabregas decides to take the corner short.

19:35
 

Charlie Adam gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Diego Costa.

19:19
 

Victor Moses makes a clearance.

19:03
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Xherdan Shaqiri.

18:29
 

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

17:32
 

Shot by Diego Costa. Lee Grant fumbles the ball.

17:06
 

Victor Moses has an effort at goal. Blocked by Peter Crouch.

16:59
 

Francesc Fabregas decides to take the corner short.

15:49
 

Erik Pieters manages to make a clearance.

13:19
 

Charlie Adam crosses the ball in from the free kick.

12:40
 

Foul by Francesc Fabregas on Joe Allen, free kick awarded.

10:06
 

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

10:02
 

Charlie Adam crosses the ball in from the free kick.

9:35
 

Ibrahim Afellay fouled by Cesar Azpilicueta, the ref awards a free kick.

8:00
 

Clearance by Marcos Alonso.

7:23
 

Peter Crouch fouled by Gary Cahill, the ref awards a free kick.

5:43
 

Francesc Fabregas decides to take the corner short.

5:26
 

Eden Hazard takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Bruno Martins Indi.

4:35
 

Cesar Azpilicueta takes the free kick.

1:58
 

Clearance made by David Luiz.

1:56
 

Ibrahim Afellay crosses the ball.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game started.