Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Aston Villa 2 – Chelsea 4 (English Premier League, March 31st, 2012) (Alternative highlights, MOTD highlights) Chelsea took the lead through Daniel Sturridge who swept home a loose ball in the box after good work from Juan Mata. Branislav Ivanovic bundled home Chelsea’s second after the ball fell loose in the Villa area. James Collins brought it back to 2-1 with a header from a corner. Eric Lichaj then drew Villa level, but Chelsea had the final say as Branislav Ivanovic prodded them back in front before Fernando Torres put a gloss on the scoreline with the fourth.
Post-match interview: Roberto Di Matteo.
Individual highlights: Fernando Torres.
After the announcement that he was suffering from Leukaemia, Stiliyan Petrov was a surprise visitor to Villa Park today.