London – Surprisingly Chelsea knocked out by a team of League One, Bradford City, in fourth round of the FA Cup. Had led 2-0, the Blues had to admit defeat 2-4 of occupants team Premier League's third division.
|Surprisingly, Chelsea knocked out by a team of League One, Bradford City.|
Playing at Stamford Bridge (24/1), Chelsea appeared with a number of coating players. Despite appearing in a number of coating players, Chelsea looked no difficulty to start the game.
In the 20th minute, Chelsea opened the scoring with a goal by Gary Cahill. Eighteen minutes later, Ramires doubled Chelsea's lead to 2-0. Before halftime, Bradford could reduce the score to 1-2 with a shot towards the top corner which is released Jon Stead.
Statistics showed (after the game), Bradford did not perform badly. They have 10 chances throughout the match with 8 of them on target. Meanwhile, Chelsea has 17 opportunities with 8 of them on target. In possession, Bradford is also not far behind. They control 49% of possession, compared to 51% belong to Chelsea.
Until the 70th minute, there was no significant change. Various attacks launched Chelsea failed to to produce a goal. In fact, in the 75th minute, Chelsea goal conceded. Bradford successfully equalized to 2-2.
Bradford rose, Chelsea increasingly depressed. The Blues even lagging 2-3 of the Bantams in the 82nd minute. Stead–who scored first–this time gave assists to Andy Halliday and completed with a right leg kick. Bradford even added another goal in injury time through goal from Mark Yeates.
This victory led Bradford to qualify for the FA Cup knock-out phase.
Watch the video hightlights Chelsea vs Bradford City 24 January 2015 below.
Chelsea: Cech (GK), Azpilicueta, Cahill, Zouma, Christensen, Salah (Subs: Willian 70’), Mikel (Subs: Fabregas 70’), Ramires, Oscar, Remy (Hazard 76’), Drogba.Bradford City: Williams (GK), Darby, Davies, Meredith, McArdle, Liddle, Knott (Subs: Yeates 80’), Morais (Subs: Clark 89’), Halliday (Subs: Routis 87’), Stead, Hanson