CHELSEA V WEST HAM UNITED

CHELSEA V WEST HAM UNITED

Commentary By: MARK HALSEY

FINAL SCORE: 2 - 0



MH at 2014-12-26 15:36:48

The FULL TIME whistle has been blown and Chelsea win 2-0, in my opinion they are well on the way to winning the title.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:33:37

A minimum of 3 minutes stoppage time added


MH at 2014-12-26 15:28:29

Chelsea substitution C22 OFF C7 ON.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:28:00

Foul by C2 on WH 31 free kich just outside the box. Michael quite within his right to issue a yellow card to C2 but chose to manage.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:26:43

Foul by C21 on WH


MH at 2014-12-26 15:25:23

Double Chelsea substitution C11 and C12 ON,  C19 and C8 OFF


MH at 2014-12-26 15:21:38

Once again good advantage by Michael after a foul by C8.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:19:33

Into the last 15 minutes a very quiet second half so far for Michael, as a referee that’s just how you want it.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:18:19

Foul by WH15 on C21 again correct decision.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:16:40

Substitution for WH, WH11 OFF, WH21 ON


MH at 2014-12-26 15:13:11

Poor decision by assistant Lee Betts on off side decision, player onside. You have to keep your concentration levels at a high standard.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:09:42

Another great save by the WH keeper from a free kick.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:08:56

Foul by WH30 on C8 no need.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:08:02

65 minutes Michaels positioning and movement is of a very high standard


MH at 2014-12-26 15:05:52

Chelsea keeper clearly gets the ball no foul.


MH at 2014-12-26 15:04:51

GOALLLLLLLL C19 Costa great strike


MH at 2014-12-26 15:03:13

Double Substitution WH15 ON WH16 OFF, WH30 ON WH9 OFF


MH at 2014-12-26 15:00:58

YELLOW CARD for WH2 for a foul on C10, correct decision for stopping a promising attack.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:57:42

Foul by WH2 on C10 no arguments. Micheal Oliver is managing this game very well upto the present time.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:54:51

Another excellent save by the WH keeper after a powerful shot by C10


MH at 2014-12-26 14:52:52

Good concentration by assistant Simon Long to give Chelsea the throw


MH at 2014-12-26 14:50:24

Foul by C2 on WH31


MH at 2014-12-26 14:47:54

Chelsea to kick off the second half


MH at 2014-12-26 14:38:49

Time to refill your glasses or put the kettle on


MH at 2014-12-26 14:38:04

The half time whistle has now gone Chelsea lead 1 – 0, been a relatively quiet first half up until it come to life in first half stoppage time where Michael was right on the spot not to award a penalty to Chelsea, thats the importance of being fully focused and your concentration levels are at a high. WH19 can consider himself very unlucky to be cautioned after a challenge on C19 so he will have to be very careful for the next 45 minutes. Having said that MIchael is in full control of this derby


MH at 2014-12-26 14:34:07

C2 gone down very easy, Michael Oliver correct not to award the penalty after feeling the arm of WH9. Correct not to issue a yellow card as he had doubt in his mind if there was contact or not.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:31:35

A minimum of 1 minute stoppage time added


MH at 2014-12-26 14:29:24

Good advantage by Michael Oliver keeps the game flowing.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:23:15

Easy off side given by assistant Lee Betts


MH at 2014-12-26 14:22:20

Foul by C19


MH at 2014-12-26 14:20:26

Great strike by C21 excellent save by WH keeper.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:19:21

YELLOW CARD for WH3 for a foul


MH at 2014-12-26 14:18:21

Chelsea fully deserve to go 1 – 0 up, 69% of play


MH at 2014-12-26 14:17:33

GOALLLLLLLLLLLL by Chealse John Terry from a corner.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:14:53

Great tackle by WH19 on C19, yellow card for WH19 very harsh, good tackle in my opinion.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:12:50

WH8 clumsy on C19 foul, foul given correct.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:10:35

Coming together between C10 and WH 18, fans screamm for a penalty well done Michael play on.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:08:12

Chelsea upping the tempo dominating the game, match officisl have to go with it their concentration level must be at a maximum.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:04:32

Foul by C10 on WH16


MH at 2014-12-26 14:02:43

Michael is moving very well getting into some good positions and not being overly fussy.


MH at 2014-12-26 14:01:23

C10 looks to go down easy looking for a free kick, Michael on the spot no free kick correct decision.


MH at 2014-12-26 13:58:37

Challenge on C2 by WH9 fair challenge didnt look to much wrong for me, Michael playing it safe and giving a free kick,


MH at 2014-12-26 13:55:49

Chelsea looked to take a quick free kick , referee stopped it as he was not ready, stamping his authourity on the game letting the players know who is in charge.


MH at 2014-12-26 13:54:31

Foul by WH16 on C8


MH at 2014-12-26 13:50:54

First chance to Chelsea, C8 blasts over the bar


MH at 2014-12-26 13:49:03

C10 goes down just a collision, Michael Oliver on the spot no foul for me, correct decision to play on.


MH at 2014-12-26 13:47:30

obviously i had to much to drink yesterday should of read KICKED lol


MH at 2014-12-26 13:46:23

And were off WH kikcked off


MH at 2014-12-26 13:38:19

Good afternoon and welcome to all our viewers to Refcam for the first of our three matches today. Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas Day and have had lots to eat and drink. Today we start with a great London derby, first V fourth which I hope will be very entertaining and I dont think Big Sam is coming to park the bus. Todays referee is Michael Oliver, this will be a tough London derby and Michael coming off on the back of an excellent performance at Liverpool V Arsenal last week has got to set his tolerance level high today. We do not want to see cheap yellow cards early on as this could lead to red cvards later on in the game. Michael will be assisted by Lee Betts, Simon Long and 4th official Kevin Friend.

Michaels stats to date 13 premier league games, 54 yellow cards at an average of 4.1 per game and 2 red cards.

Feel free to tweet @refereehalsey or @youaretheref

Kick off coming up in 6 minutes.