Chelsea won 2-0 at Stoke
Stoke – Chelsea picked up three points on his visit to the headquarters of Stoke City. The Blues won 2-0 while keeping the top of the pursuit of Manchester City.
Two Chelsea winning goal in the 17th week of the Premier League was created by John Terry in the first half, which is then reinforced through Cesc Fabregas scored about 12 minutes before the game ended.
The extra point made the Chelsea full back widen the distance to the City in second place just three points. ‘The Blue‘ now has 39 points and through Christmas this year in the first position.
Meanwhile Stoke in 13th place with 19 points.
The match at the Britannia Stadium on Tuesday (23/12) pm dawn, new running about 95 seconds, Stoke goalkeeper already vibrate. This after Terry ball korner Cesc Fabregas was able to be driven Asmir Begovic.
After the quick goal, Chelsea it is under pressure Stoke ardent search for equalizing goal position.
In the 32nd minute Stephane N’Zonzi bust nets came close to Chelsea. Hard shot from 25 yards that had touched one of the opposing players, almost outwit Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtouis before it reacts quickly brushed off the ball.
Diego Costa in the 32nd minute also had a chance to make a goal. Faced with Begovic, shot Costa deviated slightly on the side of the goal.
1-0 score lasted until halftime.
In the second half Chelsea took the initiative to attack early in search of a second goal and secure the three points from this home games.
Willian in the 52nd minute to dribble into the penalty box and finish with a cross kick, but the ball was right in the catchment Begovic.
Stoke also have a chance in the 71st minute but Charlie Adam’s hard shot from outside the box is still widening.
Chelsea finally able to double his lead in the 79th minute. As bait breakthrough Eden Hazard to the penalty box which is able to be reached by Fabregas.
Once control of the ball with feet deep, Fabregas then kick off a half-volley and the skin round Begovic rolling into the goal.
In the 83rd minute Costa had a chance again but his shot from close range can still be met Begovic.
Ousama Assaidi new entrants in the last 10 minutes threatened the Chelsea goal by kicking crosses from the penalty box which can be pushed Courtois.
2-0 eventual closing of this game.
Stoke: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross, Muniesa, Pieters; Cameron (Adam 68 ‘), N’Zonzi; Walters, Bojan, Arnautovic (Assaidi 82 ‘); Crouch (Diouf 63 ‘).
Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Willian (Schuerrle 80 ‘), Fabregas, Hazard (Zouma 93‘); Costa (Drogba 85 ‘).