London – Chelsea won convincingly over visitors, Sporting Lisbon, although without some core players in the last match of Group G Champions League on Thursday morning (12/11/14) pm.
The match at Stamford Bridge Stadium that ended with a score of 3-1 to Chelsea. The opening goal scored by Cesc Fabregas from the penalty spot and duplicated by Andre Schurrle in the first round.
Sporting had missed out through Jonathan Silva in the second half but the Blues back away goal by Jon Obi Mikel.
With this result, Chelsea won 14 points from six games and won Group G Sporting failed to qualify for just being in third place with seven points, a point behind Schalke in second place.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, was carrying three core players that captain John Terry, midfielder Eden Hazard and Willian. Name defender Branislav Ivanovic and midfielder Ramires there on the bench.
However, the Blues still lose Cesc Fabregas in midfield and Diego Costa as the spearhead of a 4-5-1 scheme.
In the stronghold of Sporting Lisbon, coach Marco Silva, lowering the same formation by placing Islam Slimani as a lone striker.
Chelsea immediately kicked from the early minutes played. Three minutes of the game takes place, wing defender Filipe Luis was in the opponent’s penalty box welcome breakthrough Fabregas. Unfortunately, the linesman raise the flag for offside.
Three minutes later, the Blues got a penalty for Filipe Luis Ricardo Esgaio violated. Fabregas, who became the kicker, successfully netted the ball into the goal. Display scoreboard instantly turned into a 1-0 to Chelsea.
12th minute, Sporting almost equalized. Heading Andre Carrillo welcome crossing Diego Capel still too high over the crossbar.
Chelsea actually doubled the lead in the 16th minute. utilizing a short pass Matic, Schurrle opened the gap in front of the penalty box and fired a hard shot. The ball lodged in the bottom right corner of the goal, could not be stopped goalkeeper Rui Patricio. Chelsea away with a score of 2-0.
Schurrle almost added a position in the 23rd minute. The German midfielder is in the right position in the opponent’s penalty box, flat welcomes cross Azpilicueta. This time, the ball can still be anticipated Patricio.
Diego Capel got a chance in the 36th minute. Header welcomes cross Carrillo is still blocked by the defense. Ball gag leads to him and grabbed the left foot kick. Unfortunately, the ball is turned over to the middle of the goal can still be stopped Petr Cech.
Entering the final five minutes, both teams pressed defense. Chelsea striker Mohamed Salah, was melepaska kick from outside the box but can be anticipated defenders. Score 2-0 to Chelsea last until the break.
Sporting were able to minimize the miss five minutes after the second round rolling. Cross the ball was cleared Chelsea defender but it leads to Jonathan Silva in the penalty box. Calmly, the defender controlling the ball with his chest before unleashing a powerful shot. Cech had no chance to dismissed. The score was still 2-1 to Chelsea.
Apparently these positions only lasted six minutes. Fabregas free kick on the left wing Cahill directed to the front of the goal. Wild rolling ball became seizure two Chelsea midfielder, Matic and Mikel. But Mikel successfully put the final touches and claiming it as his goal. The Blues away 3-1.
61 minutes, Islam Slimani almost scored for Sporting. Ball header Jonathan welcomes cross towards goal, but it could be pushed over Cech.
Chelsea began to loosen the attack and focus on the defense entered the 70th minute. Slowly, Sporting develop ball control but difficult to penetrate the opponent’s penalty box.
79th minute, hard kick Jonathan Silva was wide to the right side of the post.
Sporting kept pounding. Ten minutes later, Jonathan Silva kick from outside the box and pushed Cech. No additional goals are created until the game ends. Chelsea won 3-1.
Chelsea: Petr Cech; Filipe Luis, Kurt Zouma, Gary Cahill, Cesar Azpilicueta; Cesc Fabregas (Ruben Loftus–Cheek 83 ‘), John Obi Mikel, Andre Schurrle (Ramires 74‘), Mohamed Salah (Loic Remy 71 ‘), Nemanja Matic; Diego Costa. Coach: Jose Mourinho.
Sporting: Rui Patricio; Mauricio, Paulo de Oliveira, Jonathan Silva, Ricardo Esgaio; Diego Capel (Carlos Mane 60 ‘), William (Fredy Montero 61‘), Joao Mario (Andre Martins 70 ‘), André Carrillo, Adrien Silva; Islam Slimani. Coach: Marco Silva.