ZonaFootball - Results Valencia vs. Chelsea. Chelsea failed to fulfill its ambitions to bring home the full point after a draw against Valencia to host the match score 1-1 in the second matchday 2011/2012 Champions League Group E.
Compete at the Mestalla Stadium, Thursday, September 29, 2011, pm dawn, Chelsea is able to spread threats first. Bait Juan Mata in the 6th minute was greeted by Ashley Cole. However, goalkeeper Diego Alves still spry escort goal of being broken.
Entering the 14th minute, Frank Lampard's turn to try his luck. Free kick, Lampard tried to conquer the Alves goal which unfortunately still fail gambling agents.
After obtaining the pressure in the early rounds, Valencia finally able to start pressing and doing experiments in the 24th minute. The efforts of Pablo Hernandez almost makes winning host kick if the ball does not deviate from goalkeeper Petr Cech.
Entering half of the first half, Valencia began to take control of the game. They were able to control the ball more than the visitors, which reached 57 percent. Even with the trial toward the goal that more gambling agents.
In the remainder of this first half, both teams kept trying to penetrate the opponent's defense. But the tight games that diperagkan both make the anticipated goal nevertheless created. Score glasses even last until halftime.
Entering the second half, Chelsea manager, Andre Villas-Boas tried to instruct his team appear more aggressive. The Blues also tried to play more open, and continue applying pressure to the line of host defense.
However, the effectiveness of it comes through sertangan Chelsea back quickly at the 56th minute. Exploiting cross Florent Malouda, Lampard grabbed the ball hard kick right foot premises. This was Lampard's 100th goal in the Champions League arena.
After Lampard's goal, both sides are equally further increase the pressure. The result, buying and selling attacks were inevitable. Several times the two goalkeepers, Cech and Alves struggling to maintain his goal of being broken.
But luck seems more aligned to the host. Salomon Kalou a handball in the penalty box into a catastrophe for Chelsea. A penalty for Valencia successfully converted to perfection by Roberto Soldado.
Chelsea have the opportunity to secure true victory is gained if the last chance could not be saved Nicolas Anelka Alves. As a result, the score at 1-1 also survive until the referee blew the final whistle the game.
A draw is not changing the position of Chelsea at the top of Group E with four points. While Valencia was ranked third with two points gambling agents.
Valencia vs Chelsea lineup:
Valencia: Diego Alves, Rami, Victor Ruiz, Mathieu (Piatti 60 '), Albelda, Ever Banega (Jonas 73'), Canales, Jordi Alba, Pablo Hernandez (Feghouli 73 '), Soldado
Chelsea: Cech; Bosingwa, David Luiz, Terry, Cole; Ramires (Meireles 66 '), Mikel, Lampard (Kalou 83'); Mata, Torres (Anelka 73 '), Malouda.