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Chelsea 7 - Stoke City 0

Stamford Bridge

Sunday 25th April 2010

Attendance: 41,013

Full time: Stoke put to the sword by Chelsea

Stoke had no answer to the title challengers this afternoon as they were put to the sword by 7-0 at Stamford Bridge.

It may have been a match reminiscent of the 7-1 thrashing they gave Villa last month, but Stoke can point to some bad luck after Abdoulaye was forced off after just 8 minutes and had to be replaced by Ryan Shawcross and then Thomas Sorensen had to be stretchered off after conceded Kalou's second goal of the afternoon with a suspected broken elbow.

As you'd expect, chances for the Potters were few and far between, but we can look upon this defeat as an aberration on what has been a good season. We had been unbeaten away this year before this game and had only conceded 16 goals away all season so the scale of the defeat was really a surprise.

So not many positives out of this game and it also included another tantrum from a subbed striker as Dave Kitson was replaced by Tuncay and followed his lead by storming off down the tunnel.

Star Player

Only bright points in a dire game from a Stoke perspective came from Ricardo Fuller, who created several opportunities with good runs into the penalty area




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Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday April 25 2010

Time: 6:02PM

Your Comments

Lalalalala! Easy, easy, easy - from all your pals at Vital Chelsea!
Haigh_For_7
Well.. I'll just say that you weren't that lucky, fellas. Hope Sorenson's okay, it looked a pretty nasty injury. All the very best!
JT_daniel
sad to hear Sorenson will miss the World Cup - hope he makes a quick recovery!
merlin
 

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