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January 29, 2014 7:45 PM GMT
Stamford Bridge — London
Referee:‬ N. Swarbrick‎
Attendance:‬ 41376‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Chelsea 0-0 West Ham

It was a frustrating night at Stamford Bridge for Jose Mourinho's side, who bombarded the Hammers in the second half but were kept out by a resilient defensive unit

By Jamie Dunn at Stamford Bridge

  • Petr Cech
    0
    1
    2.50

    Petr Cech

    Only had one save to make in the first half but did well to stop Tomkins' header. Flapped at a Downing cross but went unpunished by Carroll.

  • Branislav Ivanovic
    0
    1
    3.00

    Branislav Ivanovic

    Sprayed the ball across field from the right in the first half, then switched to the left after Azpilicueta came off for Lampard.

  • Gary Cahill
    2
    1
    3.00

    Gary Cahill

    Combined with Terry to contest aerial duels with lone striker Carroll. Assured and confident on the ball.

  • John Terry
    0
    0
    3.00

    John Terry

    Kept off the scoresheet by Adrian in the first half. Stood up to the physicality of Carroll and gave West Ham little chance of scoring.

  • César Azpilicueta
    0
    0
    2.50

    César Azpilicueta

    Rarely troubled on Chelsea's right hand side before being replaced by Lampard as Mourinho shuffled his pack with the game goalless.

  • Ramires
    0
    1
    2.50

    Ramires

    Had a chance to open the scoring but side-footed across goal. Moved to the right as Chelsea bombarded West Ham late in the second half. Booked for dissent.

  • Oscar
    1
    0
    3.00

    Oscar

    Struck the bar with a fantastic curling effort early on. Saw more of the ball after the interval but couldn't make the breakthrough before coming off for Ba.

  • John Obi Mikel
    0
    1
    2.50

    John Obi Mikel

    Found himself in more advanced positions than usual as West Ham rarely played the ball through the centre of midfield and even tried his luck on a few occasions before coming off for Matic.

  • Eden Hazard
    2
    0
    3.00

    Eden Hazard

    As skilful and full of energy as ever, weaving through the West Ham midfield, but flashed a couple of efforts wide and never tested Adrian.

  • Willian
    0
    1
    3.00

    Willian

    Worked hard for his side and played in all three positions behind Eto'o. A frustrating evening for the Brazilian, who ran and ran but couldn't create an opening.

  • Samuel Eto'o
    1
    2
    2.50

    Samuel Eto'o

    Saw a shot well saved by Adrian in the closing stages of the first half. Kept out time and time again by the West Ham defence.

Substitutions

  • Frank Lampard
    0
    1
    2.50

    Frank Lampard

    Came on for Azpilicueta as Chelsea went looking for the opening goal. Tried to break the deadlock from distance but saw his efforts blocked.

  • Nemanja Matić
    0
    1
    2.00

    Nemanja Matić

    The January signing replaced Mikel but couldn't hit the target or make a vital contribution for his side.

  • Demba Ba
    0
    0

    Demba Ba

    Came on for Oscar late on.

  • Adrián San Miguel Del Castillo
    0
    1
    4.00

    Adrián San Miguel Del Castillo Top of the Match

    Made an exceptional fingertip save to deny Oscar and kept out Terry with his feet from a corner before saving from Eto'o all in the first 45 minutes. Also denied Lampard brilliantly at the death to preserve a point for his side.

  • James Tomkins
    0
    0
    3.50

    James Tomkins

    Saw a decent header well saved by Cech in the first half and made an important block to keep Ramires out shortly after the interval.

  • Joey O'Brien
    0
    0
    2.50

    Joey O'Brien

    Booked for a nasty challenge on Willian. In the right place at the right time to deny Eto'o with yet another crucial clearance at the death. Forced off with what looked like a shoulder injury.

  • James Collins
    0
    0
    3.50

    James Collins

    Provided a sturdy last line of defence against a Chelsea side who kept on coming. Denied Eto'o late on in a performance the centre-back can be proud of.

  • Guy Demel
    0
    1
    2.50

    Guy Demel

    Given the unenviable task of trying to keep the likes of Hazard and Willian quiet. Made a huge interception to stop Chelsea from taking the lead at the end of the first half.

  • Kevin Nolan
    0
    0
    2.50

    Kevin Nolan

    Couldn't react quickly enough to force the ball goalwards after Cech's save from Tomkins. A solid shift from the captain, back in the side after suspension, who was replaced by Nocerino.

  • Matthew Taylor
    0
    0
    3.00

    Matthew Taylor

    Acted as part of the defensive unit, putting his body on the line along with Tomkins and Collins. Booked for a professional foul in the second half.

  • Mark Noble
    1
    1
    2.50

    Mark Noble

    Never had the chance to make a difference going forward but made a huge contribution defensively.

  • Mohamed Diame
    0
    0
    2.00

    Mohamed Diame

    Forced out of the game after half an hour following a collision with the advertising boards and had little time to make an impact.

  • Stewart Downing
    1
    0
    2.50

    Stewart Downing

    Found Carroll with a couple of well-placed crosses before the striker was replaced. Forced deeper and deeper in the second half to the point where he was almost at left-back.

  • Andy Carroll
    0
    1
    3.00

    Andy Carroll

    The focal point of West Ham's attacks as his team-mates looked to find him at the earliest opportunity. Battled tirelessly for his team despite a lack of support, but lacked composure and fluffed his lines when presented with a chance to score with an hour already played. Replaced by Carlton Cole.

Substitutions

  • Matthew Jarvis
    0
    0
    2.00

    Matthew Jarvis Flop of the Match

    On in the first half in place of Diame but found it hard to get involved in the game as West Ham attacked mostly down the left and over the top.

  • Antonio Nocerino
    0
    0

    Antonio Nocerino

    Made his West Ham debut as a late replacement for Nolan.

  • Carlton Cole
    0
    0

    Carlton Cole

    A second half substitute, replacing Carroll.

Results
 
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