Controversial Chelsea win eases Sarri pressure

Chelsea scored an injury-time winner as they came from a goal down to win 2-1 at Cardiff and ease the pressure on manager Maurizio Sarri.

3/31/2019 ESPN
  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 26
    • Jorginho Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 46
    • Víctor Camarasa Goal
  • 53
    • On: Eden Hazard|Off: Pedro
  • 54
    • Harry Arter Yellow Card
  • 61
    • César Azpilicueta Yellow Card
  • 64
    • On: Ruben Loftus-Cheek|Off: Jorginho
  • 77
    • On: Olivier Giroud|Off: Gonzalo Higuaín
  • 80
    • On: Joe Ralls|Off: Harry Arter
  • 84
    • César Azpilicueta Goal - Header
  • 85
    • On: Kenneth Zohore|Off: Oumar Niasse
  • 86
    • Aron Gunnarsson Yellow Card
  • 87
    • Antonio Rüdiger Yellow Card
  • 90
    • On: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing|Off: Josh Murphy
  • 90+1
    • Ruben Loftus-Cheek Goal - Header
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Cardiff City 1, Chelsea 2.
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CAR
4-2-3-1
  • 1Etheridge
  • 3Bennett
  • 5Ecuele Manga
  • 4Morrison
  • 2Peltier
  • 7Arter
    On: Joe Ralls | Off: Harry Arter
  • 17Gunnarsson
  • 33Hoilett
  • 21Camarasa
  • 11Murphy
    On: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing | Off: Josh Murphy
  • 29Niasse
    On: Kenneth Zohore | Off: Oumar Niasse
No. Name
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
80' 8  Joe Ralls
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Cardiff City Stadium
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 32,657

Match Commentary

90'+8' Match ends, Cardiff City 1, Chelsea 2.
90'+8' Second Half ends, Cardiff City 1, Chelsea 2.
90'+7' Attempt saved. Joe Bennett (Cardiff City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Match Stats

CAR
CHE

Possession

29% 71%

Shots (on Goal)

8 (3)
21 (3)
CAR CHE
8 Fouls 14
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
2 Corner Kicks 7
1 Saves 2
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English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Liverpool 26 +46 76
2 Manchester City 25 +36 51
3 Leicester City 26 +28 50
4 Chelsea 25 +9 41
5 Tottenham Hotspur 26 +9 40
6 Sheffield United 26 +4 39
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 26 +3 36
8 Everton 26 -4 36
9 Manchester United 25 +7 35
10 Arsenal 26 +2 34
11 Burnley 26 -9 34
12 Southampton 26 -16 31
13 Newcastle United 26 -16 31
14 Crystal Palace 26 -9 30
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 26 -7 27
16 AFC Bournemouth 26 -14 26
17 Aston Villa 26 -16 25
18 West Ham United 25 -13 24
19 Watford 26 -16 24
20 Norwich City 26 -24 18