Chelsea v Newcastle United, 29 December 2007

Score2-1 to Chelsea
RefereeMike Riley
CompetitionPremier League
VenueStamford Bridge
Attendance41,751

Goals:

Michael Essien 29 G
Salomon Kalou 87 G

Goals:

Nicky Butt 56 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Henrique Hilario
Defender/Right back Belletti
Defender Alex
Defender Tal Ben Haim
Defender/Left back Wayne Bridge
Midfielder Michael Ballack
Midfielder Joe Cole
Midfielder Michael Essien
Midfielder John Obi Mikel
Midfielder/Forward Shaun Wright-Phillips
Forward Salomon Kalou

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Habib Beye
Defender Claudio Cacapa
Defender Abdoulaye Faye
Defender Steven Taylor
Defender/Midfielder James Milner
Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Charles N'Zogbia
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith
Forward Obafemi Martins

Substitutions:

Claudio Pizarro for Joe Cole 65
Scott Sinclair for Michael Ballack 76
Steve Sidwell for Shaun Wright-Phillips 90

Substitutions:

David Rozehnal for Alan Smith 70
Michael Owen for Obafemi Martins 74
Mark Viduka for Damien Duff 89

Cards:

Alex 5 Y

Cards:

Abdoulaye Faye 12 Y
Nicky Butt 88 Y
Shay Given 88 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Steve Sidwell
Forward Claudio Pizarro
Forward Scott Sinclair

On the bench:

Defender David Rozehnal
Forward Michael Owen
Forward Mark Viduka

Comments:

League position: 3rd Unused substitutes: Rhys Taylor and Paulo Ferreira

Comments:

League position: 11th Unused substitutes: Steve Harper and Emre Belozoglu The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Newcastle United’s goal against Chelsea on 29th December has been confirmed as a Nicky Butt goal. [re: Circular 2 - 10/1/2008]