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Chelsea
4 - 4
Aston Villa

Stamford Bridge

26/12/07 - 1.01pm

Attendance: 41,686

Referee:

ChelseaAston Villa
Shevchenko (45+5 pen, 50), Alex (66), Ballack (88)Maloney (14, 44), Laursen (72), Barry (90+2 pen)
Cech     Carson    
Ferreira     Mellberg    
Alex     Laursen    
Carvalho     Knight    
A Cole     Bouma     90
Kalou     Maloney     46
Essien     Reo-Coker    
Lampard     26 Barry    
J Cole     Young    
Pizarro     85 Carew     78
Shevchenko     82 Agbonlahor    
Substitutes
Wright-Phillips     82 Gardner    
Ben-Haim     Davies     46
Ballack
 
  26 Taylor    
Obi     85 Harewood     90
Hilario     Moore     78
Game Statistics
14
Goal Attempts
9
8
On Target
4
11
Crosses
6
3
Corners
7
3
Offside
6
7
Fouls
11
3
Yellow Cards
2
2
Red Cards
1
55
%
45

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Wednesday December 26 2007
Time: 3:04PM

Comments

0
We deserved all 3 points, Zat should never have been sent off. I am glad we had the penalty, and Carvellho could have broken Gabi's leg with the challenge..disgrace. After a rocky start Curtis Davies started to look very good. At least we had a little bit of luck with the penalty, we certainly deserved it. The referee was an absolute disgrace and should be dropped from premier league games.
KSarge1
26/12/2007 15:11:00
0
Just got home, and I´m still baffled here....what...the.....hell...happend ??
Blue is the colour
26/12/2007 15:24:00
0
what happened i dont know. i thought surely we have all three point. ksarge you thinking you deserve all three point. i dont know if you were watching the same game i was. anyway good game villa
kaybee
26/12/2007 15:28:00
0
Kaybee, I have just watched the whole game - Chelsea were filthy disgrace Ballack should have been sent off after a minute on the pitch after diliberately elbowing Barry in the face. Both Cole's diving around like they are owed something. The game hinged on a completely disgraceful refereeing performance, Zat stays on the pitch, we absolutely domintated you - even when we had 10 men - Chelsea had about a 15 minute spell in all the second half, half of the Chelsea team did not look interested - Ballack should have Video evidence used against him too.
KSarge1
26/12/2007 15:32:00
0
I listened to it on the radio and it was fantastic,I'd like to see what happened before I say we were robbed but it sounded like we were.The team deserve enormous credit,delighted that Curtis finally got some action and Maloney stepping up now.The fans sounded terrific on the radio aswell.Something needs to be done about the ref at this stage,he cheated Blackburn against us,and Robbie Keane against Birmingham,today turned into a bit of a farce.
Pking
26/12/2007 15:45:00
0
what a match! Referee absolutely appauling, have they been told to red card every challenge? SToopid zat knight for being so clumsy, hopefully davies will get a run in the team now. Just a great effort by villa, worked hard and never gave up, I feared the worse but bloody great, need a lie down now
krisvilla
26/12/2007 15:59:00
0
what a game - only got to hear the commentary but nearly crashed when we got the pen to equalise. can't wait to see the highlights of this one!
The Fear
26/12/2007 16:38:00
0
I was driving back from my Parents and did not get in the car until 3.10pm, switched on the radio and had to wait until 3.35 before I got the score on 5 live, started with Chelsea 4 and I thought oh ***** we got a drubbing, nearly went across 3 lanes of the M4 when I heard we got 4, will have a good look at Football firts tonight
fatloser
26/12/2007 17:37:00
0
Petrov not in the squad. Rested or injured?
The Fear
26/12/2007 17:37:00
0
I noticed that at the start, Mr Fear. I'd imagine he was rested, based on recent form he can't have been dropped.
johnnyuk
26/12/2007 17:50:00
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