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  • Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal: Drogba double

    Didier Drogba was the star Chelsea victory over Chelsea in the English League matches continued at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (7/2/2010). Two of his goal to make the Gunners was helpless.

    In a second action after returning from the task of defending his country in the African Nations Cup, Drogba appears stunning as the spearhead Chelsea's attack. In the end the match 2-0, he was the contractor goals are.

    Duet with Nicolas Anelka on the front lines, Ivory Coast striker opened the scoring when kickoff was just seven minutes. Chelsea get a free kick opportunity from Florent Malouda made.

    French winger's kick first header by John Terry, who directed the ball approached the pole away Arsenal. Drogba has been separated from the convoy and the Arsenal players easily push the ball into the net Manuel Almunia.

    Arsenal was able to make the ball rolling more often in the Chelsea game. However, their attacks not well finished. Only one golden opportunity gained through the right foot volley Andrey Arshavin in the 16th minute, but goalkeeper Petr Cech to block with his legs.

    On 24 minutes Chelsea produced his second goal. From the quick counterattack that made Frank Lampard, Anelka and Drogba broke the attention of three to four Arsenal players. Anelka moved to the center, and three defenders against followed.

    With positions more freely Drogba, Lampard handed the ball to the player's back numbered 11, which moves in the right wing. Entering the penalty box, Drogba trick Gael Clichy and Thomas Vermaelen, prior to kick off the left leg could not be stopped Almunia. Chelsea lead 2-0.

    Especially for Drogba, he has collected 17 league goals this season, only four adrift of the top of scorer while Manchester United, Wayne Rooney. Five days earlier he had also saved his team from defeat by scoring return to Hull City goal, the match ending 1-1. At that time the new Drogba appeared again after a month absence to defend the Ivory Coast in African Nations Cup.

    Arsenal did not make a substitution after the break. But their game is relatively not changed much as in the first round. Chelsea's confidence and they still show an effective game.

    In 68 minutes the visitors an opportunity to earn a free kick from the front Fabregas opponents penalty box. When the ball toward the goal, even if William Gallas joined interfere with its movement, Petr Cech had denied the ball.

    Five minutes ago Arsene Wenger tried to update the game by entering Tomas Rosicky and Emmanuel Eboue replacing Abou Diaby and Bacary Sagna. The result, though could provide enough pressure intense, but the goals they never get.

    Chelsea had two more opportunities in the last minute. First on 82 minutes when Drogba free-kick hit the crossbar. Two minutes later Anelka Lampard grabbed the ball flat, but his strikes soar away.

    Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Cole, Terry, Carvalho, Mikel, Ballack (Zhirkov 82), Malouda, Lampard, Drogba (Kalou 90), Anelka (Joe Cole 87)

    Arsenal: Almunia, Clichy, Sagna (Eboue 75), Gallas, Vermaelen, Song, Fabregas, Diaby (Rosicky 74), Nasri, Arshavin, Walcott (Bendtner 65)


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