English FA Cup

Chelsea vs Plymouth 2021-22 English FA Cup, Fourth Round

  • 41': César Azpilicueta
  • 105'+1': Marcos Alonso
FT - After Extra Time
2 - 1
  • 8': Macaulay Gillesphey

Chelsea edge past Plymouth in FA Cup fourth round thanks to Marcos Alonso extra-time goal

Marcos Alonso's extra-time goal gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Plymouth Argyle in the FA Cup fourth round at Stamford Bridge on Saturday

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 8': Goal! Chelsea 0, Plymouth Argyle 1. Macaulay Gillesphey (Plymouth Argyle) header from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jordan Houghton with a cross following a set piece situation.
  • 19': Jorginho (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 41': Goal! Chelsea 1, Plymouth Argyle 1. César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mason Mount with a cross.
  • 45': Substitution, Chelsea. Marcos Alonso replaces Andreas Christensen.
  • 58': Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Niall Ennis replaces Luke Jephcott.
  • 64': Substitution, Chelsea. Kai Havertz replaces Callum Hudson-Odoi.
  • 68': Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ryan Hardie replaces Jordan Garrick.
  • 77': Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Adam Randell replaces Danny Mayor.
  • 82': Substitution, Chelsea. Timo Werner replaces Mateo Kovacic.
  • 90': First Half Extra Time begins Chelsea 1, Plymouth Argyle 1.
  • 94': Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ryan Broom replaces Panutche Camará.
  • 95': Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Ryan Law replaces Conor Grant.
  • 97': Substitution, Chelsea. Saúl Ñíguez replaces Mason Mount.
  • 102': Michael Cooper (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.
  • 105'+1': Goal! Chelsea 2, Plymouth Argyle 1. Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kai Havertz.Goal confirmed following VAR Review.
  • 105'+2': VAR Decision: Goal Chelsea - Chelsea 2-1 Plymouth Argyle (Marcos Alonso).
  • 112': Substitution, Chelsea. Trevoh Chalobah replaces César Azpilicueta.
  • 118': Penalty saved! Ryan Hardie (Plymouth Argyle) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.
  • 120': Kai Havertz (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card.
  • 120'+3': Second Half Extra Time ends, Chelsea 2, Plymouth Argyle 1.

Game Information

Competition: English FA Cup

Venue: Stamford Bridge
Location: London, England
Attendance: 39,959

Statistics

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4 Fouls 15
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 7
5 Corner Kicks 20
9 Saves 4
28.5 Possession 71.5
11 SHOTS 41
5 ON GOAL 11
0.5 On Target % 0.3
0 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
181 Accurate Passes 662
308 Passes 769
0.6 Pass Completion % 0.9
4 Accurate Crosses 13
22 Crosses 59
0.2 Cross % 0.2
97 Long Balls 49
15 Accurate Long Balls 29
0.2 Long Balls % 0.6
3 Blocked Shots 18
8 Effective Tackles 10
16 Tackles 17
0.5 Tackle % 0.6
16 Interceptions 15
60 Effective Clearances 17
60 Clearances 17

Line-Ups

CHE Chelsea (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Kepa Arrizabalaga (GK)
2 Antonio Rüdiger
4 Andreas Christensen
31 Malang Sarr
28 César Azpilicueta
5 Jorginho Yellow Card
8 Mateo Kovacic
19 Mason Mount
9 Romelu Lukaku
20 Callum Hudson-Odoi
22 Hakim Ziyech

PLY Plymouth Argyle (5-3-2)

No. Name
1 Michael Cooper (GK) Yellow Card
6 Dan Scarr
3 Macaulay Gillesphey
5 James Wilson
15 Conor Grant
8 Joe Edwards
4 Jordan Houghton
10 Danny Mayor
28 Panutche Camara
31 Luke Jephcott
14 Jordan Garrick

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