Chelsea 4-1 Cardiff City: Eto'o on target in eventful comeback victory

Chelsea 4 - 1 Cardiff City

  • 10" Jordon Mutch
  • 33" Eden Hazard
  • 66" Samuel Eto'o
  • 78" Oscar
  • 82" Eden Hazard

Ref: Anthony Taylor
Attendance: 41,475

Chelsea Pride Of London

Goals from Eden Hazard (2), Samuel Eto'o and Oscar were enough for victory, despite Jordon Mutch giving Cardiff City a shock lead.

Chelsea have survived an early setback to come back and beat Cardiff City comfortably, 4-1 at Stamford Bridge.

A massive blunder from David Luiz gave Cardiff City the chance to take the lead in the first half, which was duly taken by Jordon Mutch, racing through and dinking the ball over Petr Cech to give the promoted side a shock lead.

But it was another calamity moment that pulled Chelsea level. Cardiff stopper David Marshall was bouncing the ball when Samuel Eto’o toe poked the ball away from him and Eden Hazard tapped in the leveller.

However there is controversy, as technically that should be a foul according to FIFA rules.

In the end however Chelsea soon put Cardiff to bed. Eto’o finally scored for the club, putting the finishing touch to an excellent move.

Then Jose Mourinho, who had to watch the remainder of the game from the stands after getting on the wrong side of Anthony Taylor, saw his side put The Bluebirds to the sword.

Oscar continued his form to make it 3-1 while Hazard completed a return to form with his second, securing a 4-1 victory for Chelsea at The Bridge.



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Team Lineups


  • Petr Cech
  • John Terry
  • David Luiz
  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • Ryan Bertrand
  • Ramires
  • Willian
  • Juan Mata
  • Frank Lampard
  • Eden Hazard
  • Samuel Eto'o


  • César Azpilicueta
  • Oscar
  • Michael Essien
  • Gary Cahill
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Mark Schwarzer
  • Fernando Torres

Cardiff City

  • David Marshall
  • Steven Caulker
  • Kévin Théophile-Catherine
  • Andrew Taylor
  • Ben Turner
  • Gary Medel
  • Don Cowie
  • Aron Gunnarsson
  • Peter Whittingham
  • Jordon Mutch
  • Peter Odemwingie


  • Rudy Gestede
  • Mark Hudson
  • Nicky Maynard
  • Joe Lewis
  • Craig Noone
  • Fraizer Campbell
  • Kim Bo-Kyung

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