LONDON – Playing the fourth round of the FA Cup, Chelsea host League One, Bradford City, at Stamford Bridge. Although far superior on paper, it actually does not apply on the field for the Blues in fact humiliated by a score of 2-4.
Although the majority of populated fringe players, still the names that appear in the starting line-up Chelsea has a quality that is far above Bradford. Under the rule, coach Jose Mourinho trust Petr Cech, while Didier Drogba became the spearhead.
Even so, Bradford still playing loose and the first opportunity is coming for the visitors. Yes, a corner kick by Filipe Morais performed successfully headlong by Andrew Davis, but Cech was able to anticipate the ball well.
The climax of the barrage of new Chelsea came when the game stepping 21st minute. Starting from a corner kick straight, Oscar sends a dangerous ball into the box Bradford and quickly struck by Cahill with a header directed and enter! Hosts 1-0.
Chelsea more digdaya after the first goal, with opportunities that come successively from Drogba and Willian. However, no one has yet made public Stamford Bridge back cheering.
New in the 38th minute, Chelsea managed to add features through Ramires. Previously, the Brazilian midfielder was doing neat partnership with the players rumored to leave, Mohamed Salah.
At the end of the first half, Chelsea actually missed. Unyielding efforts demonstrated successful children Bradford sweet fruition with goals scored by Jon Stead, to reduce the lag to 2-1.
Much like the first half, Chelsea still dominated the game. The Bradford often give shocks to the host with quick counter attacks.
Chelsea threatened by One. Egyptian winger was successful escape of the obstacles James Meredith, then fired a shot that can still be driven by goalkeeper Ben Williams.
Preoccupation attack, Chelsea punished by a goal Morais who grabbed the ball rebounds from the kick Billy Knot. Score became 2-2 on 75 minutes.
Public Stamford Bridge instantly silent when goalkeeper Cech back conceded. Is Andrew Halliday makes Bradford back ahead 3-2.
Knowing the advantages will be locked until the end, coach Phil Parkinson instructing players to survive in total and replace Halliday, a midfielder, with defender Christopher Routis.
Chelsea increasingly fall into the abyss at minute 90 + 4. Because, Bradford scored again to widen the advantage to 4-2 thanks to goals from substitute, Mark Yeates.
Chelsea: Cech; Christensen, Zouma, Cahill, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Mike / Fàbregas; Remy / Hazard, Oscar, False / Willian; Drogba.
Bradford City: Williams, Darby, McArdle, Davies, Meredith, Liddle, Morais / Clarke, Halliday / Routis, Knott / Yeates, Hanson, Stead