68'Abraham Tammy75'Giroud, Olivier
In: Abraham Tammy 81'Srbeny Dennis
In: Marco Stiepermann 81'Марио Вранкич
In: Trybull, Tom 81'Маклин Kenny
In: Moritz Leitner 84'Willian
In: Christian Pulisic 90+1'Alonso, Marcos
In: Mason Mount
Willian (Chelsea) gets on the end of a pass on the edge of the area, but he drags his shot just wide of the right post. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Norwich.
Ross Barkley (Chelsea) puts a cross into the box from the corner but there is no panic from the opposition and they easily clear.
Ross Barkley (Chelsea) latches on to a precise defence-splitting pass and fires a nice strike from a promising distance towards the bottom left corner. Tim Krul has a clear sight of it makes a comfortable save. The referee points to the corner flag. It's a corner to Chelsea.
The attendance is 27032.
Frank Lampard is forced to make an unplanned substitution as Mason Mount suffers an injury and Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) comes on.
5 additional min. will be played.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
Dennis Srbeny (Norwich) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away.
A long pass, executed by Kenny McLean (Norwich), missed the precision to reach his teammates.
Substitution. Willian (Chelsea) in, Christian Pulisic out.
Ben Godfrey (Norwich) escapes without any punishment from the referee after using excessive force to foul his opponent.
Martin Atkinson blows his whistle. Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) commits a foul after dangerous play. Norwich are awarded a free kick. Let's see what they create from this.
The referee signals a substitution. Kenny McLean (Norwich) is brought on as a substitute for Moritz Leitner.
Daniel Farke prepares a substitution. Tom Trybull is replaced by Mario Vrancic (Norwich).
Substitution. Marco Stiepermann walks off the pitch and Dennis Srbeny (Norwich) comes on as a substitute.
Good defending. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) tries to find Olivier Giroud inside the box, but the pass is cut out.
After what seems an eternity, referee Martin Atkinson decides there was a foul after using VAR to review the goal! NO GOAL, play to continue.
Chelsea score a goal, but referee Martin Atkinson has now indicated he wants to check if the goal can stand using VAR!
Mason Mount (Chelsea) rolls the ball short to a teammate from the corner instead of sending a cross into the box.
This shall not pass! Ross Barkley (Chelsea) lines up a shot from the edge of the box and goes for goal, but the effort is well blocked by a defender. The referee signals a corner kick to Chelsea.
The game has come to an end for Tammy Abraham. He has contributed as much as he could today. He will be replaced by the fresh legs of Olivier Giroud (Chelsea).
Ben Godfrey (Norwich) rises high to connect with a cross from the corner kick, but his powerful header from near the penalty spot crashes against the crossbar!
The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Norwich.
Ben Godfrey (Norwich) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him. The ball is out of play. Norwich will have a chance to score from a corner.
Goal! Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) weaves his way past opponents, and he unleashes a low drive from the edge of the box into the middle of the net, leaving Tim Krul beaten. The score is 2:3.
Ross Barkley (Chelsea) gets on the end of a pass and takes a low shot from the edge of the box which is straight at Tim Krul, who makes a comfortable save.
Teemu Pukki (Norwich) takes a great touch after receiving a pass on the edge of the box. He immediately steers his shot towards the top left corner. Despite the precise effort, the keeper makes a diving save!
Jamal Lewis (Norwich) clips an inviting cross into the box, but there's no one in a position to get on the end of it.
The possession of the ball – 44:56.
Emerson (Chelsea) latches on to a lovely pass inside the box and fires towards the left side of the net, but the effort is smothered by the keeper.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) swings in a cross from the corner, but Tim Krul reads it well and gathers the ball.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) produces a quality cross into the box, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball and spanks it away. Chelsea get a corner.
Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) collects a pass from the flank, looks up and fires in a goal-bound shot from the edge of the box which canons off a defender to safety.
Emerson (Chelsea) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety.
Moritz Leitner (Norwich) gives away a foul for a clumsy challenge. Referee Martin Atkinson saw the whole situation. It's a free kick to Chelsea in a dangerous position.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) finds himself in a promising position after receiving an excellent pass into the box, but one of the defenders produces a timely intervention to avert the threat.
Marco Stiepermann (Norwich) seems to have picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue playing.
Marco Stiepermann (Norwich) is asking for medical treatment, but he will have to leave the pitch in order to receive help from the physio.
Emiliano Buendia (Norwich) finds his teammate inside the box with a sweet pass. However, Todd Cantwell wasn't able to finish and lost the ball.
That's unlucky! Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea) beautifully controls a pass and from the edge of the box drills a shot in on goal, but it's inadvertently blocked by a defender and cleared.
Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) meets a cross inside the box, but he is unable to produce an accurate header and it goes just over the bar. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Norwich.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) looks like he will be the one to try and deliver a quality ball into the penalty box from the corner kick.
Jorginho (Chelsea) receives a good pass just outside the box, unleashes a strike from a promising position, but the shot is blocked by the defender. Chelsea have a corner.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) makes a yard for himself inside the box after an accurate pass and takes a shot that goes just wide of the right post. The ball goes out of play and Norwich will have a goal kick.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) took a first-time shot from mid-range after he was put in the clear by a great pass, but the effort lacked a little accuracy and went just wide of the left post. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Norwich.
Martin Atkinson blows his whistle and the second half starts.
The match has reached half-time.
Ross Barkley (Chelsea) creates some space for himself to pick up a pass on the edge of the box and unleashes a decent strike which goes a whisker over the crossbar. The ball is off of the pitch and it's a goal kick for Norwich.
Tom Trybull (Norwich) should know this behaviour is beyond the rules. He was too careless with his challenge and left Martin Atkinson no option but to blow his whistle. Chelsea win a free kick and will be able to apply some pressure on the opposition goal.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) will try to find the head of one of his teammates from a corner kick.
The fourth official shows 2 min. of added time.
Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) crosses the ball into the box, but one of the defending players averts the threat. Chelsea win a corner.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) displays brilliant individual ability, gets inside the box and pulls the trigger. His promising effort is blocked by one of the defenders.
Marco Stiepermann (Norwich) is literally asking for a yellow card with his behaviour. The referee agrees and books him.
The ball is cleared after Mason Mount (Chelsea) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The referee and the linesman both signal a throw-in for Chelsea.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge. The ball goes out of play and Norwich will have a goal kick.
Grant Hanley (Norwich) gets to the rebound inside the box and shoots to the bottom right corner, but his sidefooter is blocked by an alert Kepa Arrizabalaga. What a save!
Emiliano Buendia (Norwich) releases a decent shot towards the middle of the goal from the edge of the box, but it's comfortably gathered by Kepa Arrizabalaga.
This yellow card was deserved. The tackle by Jorginho (Chelsea) was quite harsh and Martin Atkinson didn't hesitate to show him a yellow card.
Teemu Pukki (Norwich) connects with a pass inside the box and slams home low into the middle of the net. The goalkeeper was helpless.
Emerson (Chelsea) crosses the ball from the free kick, but it goes out of play.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) overhits the corner kick and none of his teammates can their head on it.
Tim Krul pulls off a fantastic save! Andreas Christensen (Chelsea) attempts to head home after a precise cross into the box. He aims his header towards the top of the net, but the effort is kept out. The ball is out of play. Chelsea win a corner kick.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) decides to speed play up with a short corner kick.
Chelsea will have a chance to score from a corner kick. Emerson (Chelsea) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) gets to the rebound and shoots, but the effort is blocked.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. The ball is behind the touchline and Chelsea will take a throw-in.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) latched on to a sweet pass and coolly slotted the ball inside the right post.
Norwich are passing the ball across the pitch and keep possession. However, an opponent intercepts a pass and the situation changes.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) whips in the corner, but one of the defending players gets a head on it and intercepts.
Mason Mount (Chelsea) puts a cross into the box from the free kick, but the defender gets there first. The linesman makes the right call and Chelsea will have a corner.
Marco Stiepermann (Norwich) holds his opponent to prevent him from getting the ball and the referee blows his whistle for a foul. Chelsea have a free kick.
Chelsea are enjoying possession, but one of the opposition players steps in to end the sequence.
Jorginho (Chelsea) passes the ball onto Tammy Abraham, but one of the defenders dispossesses him.
Teemu Pukki (Norwich) fails to find any of his teammates inside the box as his pass is blocked.
Goal! Todd Cantwell (Norwich) finds himself some space inside the box to get on the end of a pass from Teemu Pukki, then sends the ball into the bottom left corner. 1:1.
Teemu Pukki (Norwich) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) converts a killer cross with a precise low shot that goes into the bottom right corner. What a brilliant finish!
The ball is cleared after Jorginho (Chelsea) attempted to dribble past an opposing player.
The first half has just begun.
Chelsea will kick-off.
Martin Atkinson is the one to supervise the game today.
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