Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool: Maxi, Kelly great-finish
Liverpool gain victory in the trip to Chelsea. Two goals each from Maxi Rodriguez and Martin Kelly gave the Reds a 2-0 victory and English League Cup semi-final ticket.
In a match that was held at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday (11/29/2011), both teams playing equally strong in the first round 0-0. 'The Red' to open the scoring through Maxi in minute 58, to then be duplicated Kelly five minutes later.
This victory led Kenny Dalglish's squad into the semifinals. Who will they face an opponent who is not known because they still have to wait for the draw with three other clubs.
For Chelsea this defeat adds to the length of their poor performance in the season 2011/2012. John Terry in the Premier League cs already lost four times and left behind 10 points from the top standings, while in the Champions League they threatened to fail to qualify for the last 16 if lost to Valencia in the final match day.
Acceleration David Luiz into the Liverpool penalty box into the first opportunity that occurred in this fight. Claims had asked Chelsea a penalty when Brazilian defender was dropped, but the referee just gave him a yellow card for diving is considered.
At precisely 20 minutes to Liverpool a penalty. The referee pointed to the spot after Alex is considered to touch the ball with his hand in the forbidden box while attempting to cross from Jose Enrique dispel.
Is Andy Carroll who later developed as an executor. Unfortunate for him, kick that he could release the blocked goalkeeper Ross Turnbull.
One minute before the break Chelsea had a chance to open the scoring through Lukaku, but she's header was off the mark. The first round was ending just as strong 0-0.
Ten minute second-half run barely made the Blues fans delight by Frank Lampard. Free kick released the midfielder about 27 yards from goal only a thin floating above the target.
But it was the first Liverpudlian to celebrate a goal in minute 58 after Maxi Rodriguez goal to break down the Blues. Goal was originated from the feed which is released on Jordan Henderson Bellamy, the ball then fell to the feet Maxi and lodged in the Chelsea goal kick.
Five minutes later Liverpool had scored their second goal. Bellamy again instrumental in the birth of this goal, the ball that he release on Kelly successfully transmitted into goals. The Reds a 2-0 lead.
Left behind two goals from Andre Villas-Boas put Nicolas Anelka and Juan Mata for the sake of adding to the attacking team. But both are still not able to create dangerous chances let alone make a goal.
Jamie Carragher made an important rescue on 72 minutes. He blocked kick Anelka in front of goal after the French striker made it past Pepe Reina.
The pressure continued as the host welcomes feedback Torres managed to Frank Lampard's corner kick, but no goals from the incident as Reina did a good job under the crossbar.
Until finally finished the game, Chelsea still failed to score against his guest. Final score 2-0 for Liverpool excellence, which makes them entitled to enter the semifinals.
Chelsea: Turnbull, Bosingwa, Luiz, Alex, Bertrand, Lampard, Romeu, McEachran, Malouda, Torres, Lukaku. Subs: Hilario, Ivanovic, Ramires, Mata, Ferreira, Kalou, Anelka.
Liverpool: Reina, Kelly, Carragher, Coates, Jose Enrique, Henderson, Lucas, Spearing, Maxi, Bellamy, Carroll. Subs: Doni, Suarez, Kuyt, Downing, Adam, Skrtel, Flanagan.