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  • English FA Cup
  • 27 February 2013, 7:45pm
  • The Riverside Stadium
  • Attendance: 27,856
M'broughM'broughvChelseaChelsea
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  • Torres, 51
  • Moses, 73

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Match ends, Middlesbrough 0, Chelsea 2.

90+4 mins:Second Half ends, Middlesbrough 0, Chelsea 2.

90+3 mins:Attempt missed. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by David Luiz.

90+3 mins:Attempt missed. Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

90 mins:Attempt missed. Merouane Zemmama (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

90 mins:Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Petr Cech.

90 mins:Attempt saved. Ishmael Miller (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Rhys Williams.

88 mins:Offside, Middlesbrough. Stephen McManus tries a through ball, but Scott McDonald is caught offside.

87 mins:Offside, Chelsea. David Luiz tries a through ball, but Fernando Torres is caught offside.

86 mins:Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

86 mins:Nathan Ake (Chelsea) wins a free kick on the left wing.

86 mins:Foul by Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough).

84 mins:Attempt missed. Ishmael Miller (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Rhys Williams.

83 mins:Attempt missed. Sebastian Hines (Middlesbrough) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Grant Leadbitter with a cross following a corner.

83 mins:Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

82 mins:Attempt saved. Merouane Zemmama (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

81 mins:Foul by Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea).

81 mins:Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

80 mins:Attempt missed. Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by George Friend.

80 mins:Substitution, Chelsea. Marko Marin replaces Oscar.

78 mins:Foul by Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea).

78 mins:Faris Haroun (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.

76 mins:Foul by David Luiz (Chelsea).

76 mins:Merouane Zemmama (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

76 mins:Substitution, Chelsea. David Luiz replaces Victor Moses.

75 mins:Attempt missed. Oscar (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

74 mins:Stephen McManus (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

74 mins:Oscar (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

74 mins:Foul by Stephen McManus (Middlesbrough).

73 mins:Substitution, Middlesbrough. Merouane Zemmama replaces Mustapha Carayol.

73 mins:Goal! Middlesbrough 0, Chelsea 2. Victor Moses (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

72 mins:Attempt missed. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ramires.

71 mins:Attempt blocked. George Friend (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from long range on the left is blocked. Assisted by Grant Leadbitter.

66 mins:Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).

66 mins:Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

65 mins:Nathan Ake (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

65 mins:Foul by Ishmael Miller (Middlesbrough).

64 mins:Foul by Fernando Torres (Chelsea).

64 mins:George Friend (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

62 mins:Substitution, Middlesbrough. Ishmael Miller replaces Curtis Main.

60 mins:Victor Moses (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

60 mins:Foul by Mustapha Carayol (Middlesbrough).

59 mins:Substitution, Chelsea. Eden Hazard replaces Yossi Benayoun.

58 mins:Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Sebastian Hines.

58 mins:Attempt blocked. Fernando Torres (Chelsea) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by John Terry.

57 mins:Attempt blocked. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Oscar.

54 mins:Attempt blocked. Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Grant Leadbitter with a cross.

53 mins:Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Nathan Ake.

53 mins:Attempt blocked. Grant Leadbitter (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mustapha Carayol.

51 mins:Goal! Middlesbrough 0, Chelsea 1. Fernando Torres (Chelsea) with an attempt from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Ramires.

51 mins:Attempt blocked. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Yossi Benayoun.

48 mins:Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48 mins:Foul by Curtis Main (Middlesbrough).

46 mins:John Terry (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46 mins:Foul by Curtis Main (Middlesbrough).

Second Half begins Middlesbrough 0, Chelsea 0.

45+3 mins:First Half ends, Middlesbrough 0, Chelsea 0.

45+2 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

45+1 mins:Delay in match Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough) because of an injury.

45+1 mins:Hand ball by John Terry (Chelsea).

45 mins:Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by George Friend.

42 mins:Nathan Ake (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

42 mins:Foul by Faris Haroun (Middlesbrough).

42 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

41 mins:Delay in match Grant Leadbitter (Middlesbrough) because of an injury.

39 mins:Attempt saved. Mustapha Carayol (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Grant Leadbitter.

36 mins:Attempt missed. Mustapha Carayol (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by George Friend.

36 mins:Substitution, Middlesbrough. Sebastian Hines replaces André Bikey because of an injury.

34 mins:Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by George Friend.

34 mins:Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Grant Leadbitter.

32 mins:Foul by John Terry (Chelsea).

32 mins:Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

27 mins:Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

27 mins:Foul by Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough).

26 mins:Attempt missed. Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nicky Bailey with a cross.

25 mins:Attempt blocked. Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

22 mins:Foul by Yossi Benayoun (Chelsea).

22 mins:Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

21 mins:Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

21 mins:Foul by George Friend (Middlesbrough).

20 mins:Attempt saved. Fernando Torres (Chelsea) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Oscar.

17 mins:Foul by Paulo Ferreira (Chelsea).

17 mins:Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.

15 mins:Attempt missed. Faris Haroun (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rhys Williams.

11 mins:Attempt blocked. Oscar (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Victor Moses.

11 mins:Offside, Middlesbrough. Faris Haroun tries a through ball, but Scott McDonald is caught offside.

10 mins:Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).

10 mins:Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

9 mins:Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by George Friend.

6 mins:Foul by Ramires (Chelsea).

6 mins:Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

1Jason Steele
3André Bikey36
6Stephen McManus
4George Friend
10Nicky Bailey
38Faris Haroun
7Grant Leadbitter
19Mustapha Carayol73
14Rhys Williams
23Curtis Main62
27Scott McDonald

substitutes

15Sebastian Hines36
9Marvin Emnes
5Merouane Zemmama73
32Jayson Leutwiler
33Richard Smallwood
11Emmanuel Jorge Ledesma
30Ishmael Miller62

referee

Martin Atkinson

team line-up

1Petr Cech
26John Terry
2Branislav Ivanovic
34Ryan Bertrand
19Paulo Ferreira
11Oscar80
7Ramires
30Yossi Benayoun59
13Victor Moses76
57Nathan Ake
9Fernando Torres

substitutes

21Marko Marin80
4David Luiz76
29Demba Ba
3Ashley Cole
22Ross Turnbull
17Eden Hazard59
8Frank Lampard

referee

Martin Atkinson

match stats

possession %4258
shots on target33
shots off target83
corners35
tackles won2123
offsides21