August 18, 2009

Sunderland v Chelsea 09-10: Preview and Live Score

Chelsea has started its Premier League campaign with victory over Hull City after a tough competition. At the last moment, Didier Drogba admitted the winning goal by a cross shot. On 18 Aug 09 the second league encounter will be held between Sunderland and Chelsea at Stadium of Light. Similarly, Sunderland also started it way with victory too. Beating Bolton Wanderers, it admitted the positive point in its side.

Barclays Premier League Sunderland v Chelsea

  • Venue: Stadium of Light
  • Date: Tuesday 18 August, 2009
  • Kick-off: 1945 BST
  • Coverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 Live, local radio & highlights on Wednesday's Match of the Day.

By analyzing the winning statistics, it could understand clearly that Chelsea beat to any team in the last six matches but Sunderland just has secured one wins, four lost and a single draw. In the last year, Sunderland was holding the sixteenth position by 9 wins but noting to explain about Chelsea, even they played in the Champions League semifinals too.

Injury hits in the Chelsea side most. Four players could be kept out from the coming match including English Midfielder, Winger Joe Cole along with Zhirkov, Belletti, and Alex also new recruited Chelsea midfielder Yuri Zhirkov and right-back Paulo Ferreira.

On the Sunderland side manager Steve Bruce is worried about Steed Malbranque, while Kieran Richardson also suffering for ankle injury. Newly signed up Paulo da Silva is supposed to be back to the team against Chelsea.


Sunderland: Fulop, Gordon, Carson, Bardsley, Ferdinand, Collins, Nosworthy, Da Silva, McCartney, Cana, Cattermole, Richardson, Reid, Malbranque, Leadbitter, Henderson, Tainio, Edwards, Bent, Jones, Campbell, Healy.

Chelsea: Cech, Turnbull, Hilario, Bosingwa, Ivanovic, A Cole, Terry, Carvalho, Essien, Ballack, Obi, Lampard, Kalou, Deco, Malouda, Anelka, Drogba, Sturridge, Hutchinson.

In the last season Chelsea beat Sunderland two times. On November it beat Sunderland 5-0 and big defeat but the on May, Chelsea had to face in huge competition and beat Sunderland in a narrow distance of 2-3.

In the last match Sunderland striker Darren Bent who score the winning goal and Chelsea Striker Didier Drogba scored two important goals to get win in the first match of the season.

Dear readers you can visits this sites to get the live text commentary of the match of English Premier League between Sunderland and Chelsea

  • Live Score
  • Goalzz
  • Footie Scorez
  • Sportpress

You can get information from BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 Live, local radio & highlights and ESPN who secured all the TV right this season. Sky Sports may be show the match live because it jointly deal with ESPN with Setanta Sports that has all rights.