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  • Chelsea 1-0 Portsmouth: Droga great free-kick, 2 penalties miss

    Domination was finally bear victory . Although the goalposts had intercepted, Chelsea won the FA Cup finally bent over Portsmouth 1-0. These results led them earned a Double Winners.

    In a match that held in Wembley Stadium, Saturday (05/15/2010) , the single goal Chelsea was born on 59 minutes through Didier Drogba free-kick. The Blues are dominant throughout the match should be grateful to those goals because many of their chances in the first round countered by the goalposts.

    Portsmouth themselves had opportunities to score through the white point. However, Kevin-Prince Boateng spurn successfully countered by Petr Cech. Until the end of the fight, landing troops and equipment Avram Grant was unable to break into Chelsea's net.

    Chelsea also enhance their success after winning the Premier League title a week ago. Double Winners' title is Ancelotti great achievement.

    The matches

    Chelsea appear immediately pressing since the early matches. Had a golden opportunity when they get a new game was three minutes through Frank Lampard. Unlucky for Lampard, his right shot from outside the penalty box is still thin on the left side off goalkeeper David James.

    Lampard returned to give a threat to Portsmouth. Hard kick in minute 15 was unable to reach by James, but can still be countered by the goalposts. A minute after this opportunity, turn Nicolas Anelka who had a chance.

    After processing a little ball in the corner of the penalty box, the French striker is kicking off his right foot pointed. But James is still capable of brushed it off so that the goal Portsmouth safe. Corner kick to Chelsea.

    Chelsea continued to besiege the defense of Portsmouth. At minute 21, a feed from the right side received by Didier Drogba in the penalty box. Drogba then release the kick, but was blocked by Aaron Mokoena. The ball fell at the feet of Drogba and he returned fire, but the ball was again blocked by a Portsmouth defender.

    A minute later, Portsmouth get their first golden opportunity in this fight. Hard kick from Kevin-Prince Boateng in the penalty box deflected by Frederic Piquionne who was standing right in front of goal. However, dexterity Petr Cech foiled this opportunity. With his right hand, Cech managed to ward off the ball so that the goalkeeper stay safe.

    Chelsea banging continues thereafter. In the 27th minute, Salomon Kalou a chance of throwing the net. Feed Ashley Cole from the left side of the direct strike front of goal. Unbelieve able miss from Kalou.

    Drogba to make Chelsea fans shout, "Ooh .." at minute 38. Why free kick Ivory Coast striker will lead right into Portsmouth goalkeeper. James then pushed over the ball before it strikes the bar, and fell right on the goal line Portsmouth! Drogba had thought the ball was over the line, but the judge and the umpire says not gains.

    Drogba seems to have problems with the goalposts. His effort in minute 41, while living dealing one on one with James, also still to win the game. The result, he patted the pile that had been thwarted chances.

    The game continues into the second half. Boateng gives threat to the Chelsea goal in minute 50. But kicking attackers numbered 23 were from the left side is still soaring above the ruler.

    Penalty to Portsmouth! Offences against Aruna Dindane Juliano Belletti on 55 minutes referee Chris Foy made a pointed white dots. But this opportunity because discarded useless by Boateng kick towards the middle of the goal successfully thwarted by Cech feet. Portsmouth supporters deserve disappointed, Chelsea supporters can breathe with relief.

    Gol! Chelsea finally broke the deadlock 59 minutes they were at. Drogba's free kick that lead to the mast far failed driven by James and the ball rolled into the goal. Unique Note: the ball had hit the goalpost first.

    Kalou almost added Chelsea advantage in minute 62. Branislav Ivanovic a cross from the right side snatched by a kick. The result? The ball is still sideways on the side of the goal.

    This second penalty of the game is present in minute 88, but not for Portsmouth again but to Chelsea. "Gifts" are given the referee after Michael Brown violated the forbidden Lampard in the box. However, the same as the penalty Portsmouth, Chelsea penalty is also tipped for failure. Lampard is usually rare fumble, this time let the kick off at the side of goalkeeper James.

    Team Line-up:

    Chelsea: Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, John Terry, Alex, Branislav Ivanovic, Frank Lampard, Florent Malouda, Michael Ballack (Juliano Belletti 43), Salomon Kalou (Joe Cole 71), Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka (Dan Sturridge 90).

    Portsmouth: David James, Steve Finnan, Ricardo Rocha, Papa Bouba Diop (Nwankwo Kanu 81), Michael Brown, Hayden Mullins (81 Nadir Belhadj), Mokoena Aaron, Jamie O'Hara, Kevin-Prince Boateng (John Utaka 73), Frederic Piquionne, Aruna Dindane.


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