Monday, February 14, 2011
Chelsea Just Steal a Point Of Fulham
Chelsea could only draw 0-0 with Fulham in the Premier League continued, Monday, February 14, 2011 (Tuesday morning GMT). Upon these results the Blues just add a collection of single digits to 45 points from 26 matches. While Fulham also stuck at rank 12 with just scooped 31 points.
Compete at Craven Cottage, the Blues controlled the game. Starting from the first half, capital of British troops from the minute it opened up opportunities 10. However, the first round could still be balanced so that Fulham 0-0 score lasted until halftime.
Signed in the second half, manager Carlo Ancelotti to change its strategy by pulling out Fernando Torres and Nicolas Anelka. Didier Drogba, who replaced Torres proved able to produce some golden opportunity that was almost fruitful goal.
Of which occur in 81 minutes when Drogba made it into the right side of the Fulham defense. Unfortunately, the bait pretty Drogba headed goal mouth Fulham failed to welcome any player the Blues.
Another chance for Chelsea before Drogba signed in 71 minutes. Namely when Flourent Malouda fell in the penalty box on 68 minutes. However, the referee did not heed it and continue the game.
Midfielder Frank Lampard also tried his luck on 77 minutes with a beautiful feed to Michael Essien. But this time the ball that had landed on his head instead ended Essien alongside Fulham crossbar.
Fulham also host several times endangering the Blues net. Even in second-half injury time Fulham awarded a penalty when Clint Dempsey was dropped in the penalty box. But the opportunity was successfully thwarted goalkeeper Petr Cech. Fulham failed to get a goal, should Chelsea survived the defeat.
Until finally the long whistle, not a single goal created. Fulham had to settle for sharing the number with his guest Chelsea.
Line Up Both teams
Fulham: Schwarzer, Baird, Hughes, Hangeland, Salcido, Duff, Sidwell, Murphy (Gudjohnsen'83), Dempsey, Johnson (Davies'74), Dembele (Dembélé'83).
Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, David Luiz, Terry, Cole, Ramires, Essien, Lampard, Anelka (Kalou'66), Torres (Drogba'71), Malouda.