Chelsea 3-0 Valencia: Drogba double, Ramires great-finish
Chelsea not only ensure qualifying for the Champions League last 16 but also qualify as group winners, capitalized, 3-0 victory over Valencia.
At Stamford Bridge, Tuesday (12/06/2011) , Didier Drogba appeared to be a hero wins 'The Blue' thanks to two goal against El Che.
Drogba's first goal was born in the early minutes of the game. Ramires makes Chelsea a 2-0 lead, before Drogba and Valencia goalkeeper in the second half of the fight.
With these results, Chelsea finish the group phase with a collection of 11 points, one point ahead of Bayer Leverkusen are offset Genk 1-1. Chelsea went away as winners of Group E. While Valencia should be satisfied with a ticket to the Europa League round of 32, with previous Genk scene has certainly thrown from the European stage.
Chelsea immediately pressing since the early minutes. Drogba release bait into the direction of Meireles who immediately fired, although Alves still right position to catch the ball.
Immediate goal came in the third minute. The eye receiving the ball on the right side of goal, then pass toward Drogba, who was in front of goal. After processing the ball, Drogba is apt to send the ball to make Chelsea winning 1-0.
Valencia hit back in five minutes. From a quick attack, Jordi Alba controlled the ball on the left. Alba punt that still hit the goalpost Chelsea.
In ten minutes, Cech was forced to stretch the body to ward off long-distance kick Albelda. Valencia continued to press, although a corner kick after that do not produce anything.
Chelsea got a free kick from 33 meters distance to the wicket after Meireles violated Costa in the 18th minute. Eye on the fence kick and Valencia players left the pitch.
Chelsea doubled their advantage on 22 minutes. Drogba sent a breakthrough that can be pursued cleverly Ramires. He then sent the ball past Alves.
Sturridge managed to find a gap in the defense of Valencia. But his shot then still on the Valencia players and fruitful only corner kick.
Three minutes into the second half, Chelsea get a free kick within 31 yards toward the goal. Drogba took the free kick that sent the ball though his shot was wide of the target.
Valencia threaten from a free kick. After failing Cech pushed over, the ball wildly forwarded Feghouli try to kick volleyball. The ball was still rising.
Cech on 62 minutes stretched to ward off a circular kick Feghouli away. Cech was able to ward off the ball out of the park.
From a quick counter-attack, Drogba managed to control the ball and then ran to the wicket with a Valencia player shadowing. Win exchanging blows with the guards, kick Drogba has not been right on target.
At 76 minutes, Drogba finally found the target. Send feedback breakthrough eye sniper with Drogba successfully completed with a cold.
Chelsea: 1-Petr Cech; 2-Branislav Ivanovic, 26-John Terry, 4-David Luiz, 3-Ashley Cole; 7-Ramires (John Obi Mikel 65 '), 16-Raul Meireles, 6-Oriel Romeu, 10 - Juan Mata (Florent Malouda 83 '); 23-Daniel Sturridge, 11-Didier Drogba (Fernando Torres 78').
Valencia: 1-Diego Alves; 12-Antonio Barragan, 4-Adil Rami, 18-Victor Ruiz, 22-Jeremy Mathieu, 17-Jordi Alba (Aritz Aduritz 55 '); 6-David Albelda, 8-Sofiane Feghouli (Pablo Hernandez 65 '), 24-Tino Costa (Daniel Parejo 77'); 7-Jonas, 9-Roberto Soldado.