Blackburn Rovers performed brilliantly in the face Chelsea in the Carling Cup quarter-round, Wednesday (2/12/2009) . On penalties, they get rid of the favorite team.
In the match at Ewood Park, Blackburn led the first time in the first round, and nearly won before Paulo Ferreira a 3-3 equalizer in the 120th minute. As a result, the fight continued with penalties, and the hosts won 4-3.
Playing at home, Blackburn opened the scoring through a goal Nikola Kalinic in the eighth minute. He goalkeeper Henrique Hilario break from the penalty box, complete the Post feedback Chimbonda.
Chelsea equalized two minutes after the break. Thanks to assist Florent Malouda, striker Didier Drogba a new entry to replace Deco, managed to thrill the net Paul Robinson.
Just three minutes earlier than these goals, the Blues turned to lead. Salomon Kalou brought the west London team was winning 2-1 when Michael Ballack completed the job.
Blackburn does not necessarily whole moral and managed to keep hope after Brett Emerton scored equaliser in 63 minutes. 2-2 score lasted until the second half finished, and the game continued with the extra time. At the time Chelsea was playing with 10 men due to injury and Salomon Kalou pulled out, while his team has made three changes.
Only a minute after the fight continue, Blackburn win the prize for Ballack's penalty following a violation of David Hoilett. Striker Benni McCarty who became executioners, managed to conquer Hilario and brought his team back to lead 3-2.
In the rest of the game Blackburn Chelsea defense and bombard them get very dramatic results. At the last minute Ferreira managed to steal the victory broke a goal and Blackburn. At the very least, the party still must be determined by penalty kick.
Blackburn here a winner. Of the five executor, only a failed Kalinic. While in camp Chelsea, Ballack stray shot and Gael Kakuta tamed the last kicker goalkeeper Paul Robinson.
Blackburn: Robinson, Samba, Nelsen, Salgado, Chimbonda, Emerton, Pedersen (Grella 62), Nzonzi (Van Heerden 91), Roberts (Hoilett 70), McCarthy, Kalinic
Chelsea: Hilario, Ivanovic, Ferreira, Belletti (Bruma 46), J Cole (Kakuta 46), Mikel, Ballack, Malouda, Zhirkov, Deco (Drogba 46), Kalou