Controversial Chelsea win eases Sarri pressure

Chelsea scored an injury-time winner as they came from a goal down to win 2-1 at Cardiff and ease the pressure on manager Maurizio Sarri.

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  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 26
    • Jorginho Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 46
    • Víctor Camarasa Goal
  • 53
    • On: Eden Hazard|Off: Pedro
  • 54
    • Harry Arter Yellow Card
  • 61
    • César Azpilicueta Yellow Card
  • 64
    • On: Ruben Loftus-Cheek|Off: Jorginho
  • 77
    • On: Olivier Giroud|Off: Gonzalo Higuaín
  • 80
    • On: Joe Ralls|Off: Harry Arter
  • 84
    • César Azpilicueta Goal - Header
  • 85
    • On: Kenneth Zohore|Off: Oumar Niasse
  • 86
    • Aron Gunnarsson Yellow Card
  • 87
    • Antonio Rüdiger Yellow Card
  • 90
    • On: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing|Off: Josh Murphy
  • 90+1
    • Ruben Loftus-Cheek Goal - Header
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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CAR
4-2-3-1
  • 1Etheridge
  • 3Bennett
  • 5Ecuele Manga
  • 4Morrison
  • 2Peltier
  • 7Arter
    On: Joe Ralls | Off: Harry Arter
  • 17Gunnarsson
  • 33Hoilett
  • 21Camarasa
  • 11Murphy
    On: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing | Off: Josh Murphy
  • 29Niasse
    On: Kenneth Zohore | Off: Oumar Niasse
No. Name
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
80' 8  Joe Ralls
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Cardiff City Stadium
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 32,657

Match Commentary

90'+8' Match ends, Cardiff City 1, Chelsea 2.
90'+8' Second Half ends, Cardiff City 1, Chelsea 2.
90'+7' Attempt saved. Joe Bennett (Cardiff City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Match Stats

CAR
CHE

Possession

29% 71%

Shots (on Goal)

8 (3)
21 (3)
CAR CHE
8 Fouls 14
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
2 Corner Kicks 7
1 Saves 2
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English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Liverpool 16 +26 46
2 Leicester City 16 +29 38
3 Manchester City 16 +25 32
4 Chelsea 16 +7 29
5 Manchester United 16 +6 24
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 16 +4 24
7 Tottenham Hotspur 16 +7 23
8 Sheffield United 16 +3 22
9 Arsenal 16 0 22
10 Crystal Palace 16 -4 22
11 Newcastle United 16 -6 22
12 Brighton & Hove Albion 16 -4 19
13 Burnley 16 -8 18
14 Everton 16 -9 17
15 AFC Bournemouth 16 -6 16
16 West Ham United 16 -10 16
17 Aston Villa 16 -5 15
18 Southampton 16 -17 15
19 Norwich City 16 -17 11
20 Watford 16 -21 9