Match statistics

ChelseaBarcelona

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
6
Attempts off target3
 
13
Corners1
 
8
Offsides5
 
2
Fouls committed11
 
9
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0
Possession (%)28
 
72

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A fantastic defensive performance and breakaway goal from Didier Drogba gives Chelsea the edge ahead of the return leg next Tuesday 24 April. One Step Beyond by Madness pounds over the PA system at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea are one game away from taking that step themselves.
  • 90+3
    Busquets (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 90+3
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) misses the target.
    A brilliant chance for Barcelona goes begging. The post is hit and the ball rebounds into the area where the midfielder fires over the bar from close range with the goal open.
  • 90+1
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    88
    Bosingwa (in) - Ramires (out) (Chelsea)
  • 87
    Iniesta (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 87
    Puyol (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
    Petr Čech makes a brilliant save as Lionel Messi's central free-kick is flicked towards the corner of the goal by the defender.
  • 87
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 87
    Messi (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    87
    Isaac Cuenca (in) - Xavi Hernández (out) (Barcelona)
  • Yellow Card
    86
    Drogba (Chelsea) is booked.
  • 86
    Drogba (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • 85
    Kalou (Chelsea) misses the target.
    A breakaway almost brings a second as the substitute gets behind the Barcelona defence, but men get back to put the forward under pressure and he skies the ball over the bar.
  • 81
    Čech (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mikel (Chelsea).
  • 80
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
    Daniel Alves makes progress down the right and works the ball to Xavi Hernández on the edge of the area, but once again the shot is blocked.
  • 79
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    Drogba (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 79
    Čech (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    78
    Thiago Alcántara (in) - Fàbregas (out) (Barcelona)
  • 78
    Iniesta (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 78
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) delivers the free-kick wide.
    The Brazilian hits a powerful free-kick from 25 metres but it is directed straight into the wall. The time is running out for the visiting side now.
  • 77
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • 77
    Kalou (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    76
    Busquets (Barcelona) is shown a yellow card.
  • 76
    Busquets (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ramires (Chelsea).
  • Substitution
    74
    Kalou (in) - Juan Mata (out) (Chelsea)
  • 71
    Terry (Chelsea) misses the target.
    The free-kick is sent into the box but it is too high for the captain who cannot direct the ball on target and it rolls behind.
  • 71
    Lampard (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    71
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) is shown a yellow card.
  • 71
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Cole (Chelsea).
  • 70
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the free-kick wide.
    Lionel Messi leaves it for his Spanish team-mate who gets it over the wall but cannot find the target, as the ball floats over the bar.
  • Yellow Card
    69
    Ramires (Chelsea) is shown a yellow card.
    The Brazilian brings down Lionel Messi right on the edge of the home box. Will the Argentinian hit it again?
  • 69
    Ramires (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • Substitution
    66
    Pedro Rodríguez (in) - Alexis Sánchez (out) (Barcelona)
  • 66
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 65
    Messi (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 65
    Lampard (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    Mascherano (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Drogba (Chelsea).
  • 65
    Messi (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
    The forward hits it under the wall and it seems to strike his own man on the way to goal and deflects off target.
  • 64
    Mikel (Chelsea) fouls.
    The free-kick is in a dangerous position for Chelsea. Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernández are lining it up.
  • 63
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 63
    Ivanović (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Barcelona).
  • 62
    Čech (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Cole (Chelsea).
  • 60
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 60
    Cahill (Chelsea) fouls.
  • 59
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Iniesta (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Drogba (Chelsea).
  • 58
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 57
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) misses the target.
    Cesc Fàbregas plays a beautiful ball over the top of the defence for the Chilean. He only has Petr Čech to beat but under intense pressure from Ashley Cole he somehow misses the target.
  • 55
    Messi (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
    Cesc Fàbregas steals the ball in the Chelsea half and the ball falls for the Argentinian whose shot is once again is blocked. The home side are getting their bodies in the way.
  • 53
    Lampard (Chelsea) delivers the corner.
  • 51
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 51
    Adriano (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
    The left-back skips inside and goes past Frank Lampard before unleashing a curling right-footed effort towards the far corner which Petr Čech turns to safety.
  • 50
    Messi (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 50
    Iniesta (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 47
    Messi (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Trevor Haylett, Stamford Bridge: Chelsea go in at the break with the wind in their sails after that goal on the stroke of half-time. They could have been trailing had Cesc Fàbregas been more decisive with his shooting and Alexis Sánchez not struck the woodwork.
  • Goal
    45+2
    Drogba (Chelsea) scores!
    Frank Lampard steals the ball from Lionel Messi in midfield and releases Ramires on the left. The Brazilian cuts the ball back across the area to the Ivorian who finishes left-footed past Víctor Valdés from close.
  • 45+1
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 45+1
    A. Cole (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 43
    Messi (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 43
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
    Ashley Cole denies his former Arsenal FC team-mate whose dink over Petr Čech is heading for the far corner. Lionel Messi's driving run from the halfway line created the opening. That is the first time the Argentinian has been able to run with pace at the home defence.
  • 42
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 42
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 40
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Drogba (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 40
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) has a shot blocked.
    Another direct ball causes Barcelona problems as Branislav Ivanović's long throw from the right falls to the Portuguese midfielder, but his low shot cannot find its way through the line of visiting defenders.
  • 38
    Lampard (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Messi (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mikel (Chelsea).
  • 37
    Mascherano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Drogba (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 34
    Puyol (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Drogba (Chelsea).
  • 34
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 31
    Čech (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 30
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Drogba (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 28
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 28
    Messi (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
    Petr Čech is forced into a save low to his left after the Argentinian connects with Alexis Sánchez's right-side cross, but he is too far out to really trouble the Czech goalkeeper.
  • 26
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 26
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
    Andrés Iniesta slips the midfielder into the box on the left side. He turns Gary Cahill inside-out but his shot from the angle is palmed away by Petr Čech.
  • 22
    Messi (Barcelona) takes the corner.
  • 22
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 19
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) misses the target.
    After surviving a scare the home side push back upfield. Another ball into the Barcelona box causes more panic before the Spaniard fires over from the edge of the area.
  • 18
    Ivanović (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 18
    Busquets (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on Drogba (Chelsea).
  • 17
    Fàbregas (Barcelona) misses the target.
    The midfielder misses a glorious chance after Petr Čech's save from Andrés Iniesta's effort falls to his feet, but he does not connect cleanly and the ball skids off target.
  • 17
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 17
    Iniesta (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 17
    Messi (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
    The first effort from Lionel Messi is blocked by two bodies on the edge of the area. It is likely he will go closer than that before the night is through.
  • 16
    Adriano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 15
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 14
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 13
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 9
    Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona) misses the target.
    The Chilean collects Andrés Iniesta's delightful lofted pass, collecting on his chest before lobbing Petr Čech but the ball comes back off the crossbar. So close to the opener.
  • 9
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 8
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Fàbregas (Barcelona).
    The former Arsenal FC man is brought down wide on the left and Xavi Hernández sends the ball into the box, but it is overhit and Petr Čech collects.
  • 5
    Puyol (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 4
    Drogba (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Busquets (Barcelona).
    The midfielder just gets to the ball ahead of the forward who brings him down.
  • 2
    Adriano (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Ivanović (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Fàbregas (Barcelona).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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