Chelsea vs. Stoke City, FA Cup: Second Half Thread

Ian Walton

It's been an easy, composed, and well-played first half from the boys in Blue.  With Stoke defending with about twenty-three players behind the ball, Chelsea have dominated possession and proceedings.

Samuel Eto'o himself could've scored about two or three, while Frank Lampard missed an open net tap-in from three yards out before slamming an effort a few inches high.  Oscar hit the post, while Branislav Ivanovic just missed a header that would've surely left Asmir Begovic with no chance.

Fortunately, one chance did go in.  And it was a jawdropper.  We haven't seen Oscar flash his talents on free kicks often before, but this one was rather fantastic.  I'm not sure I can describe it well enough to do it justice.

So, Chelesa up one and could be up six.  Let's make it so.

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