Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 Chelsea – Newspaper Reaction, Goal Videos

Newspaper reports

BBC Sport, Sam Lyon: “Didier Drogba grabbed a brace to take his tally for the season to 25 and extend Chelsea’s league lead to four points with a clinical win over Wolves. The Ivory Coast frontman made the most of two rare chances in an unconvincing away display, sliding home his first from Yuri Zhirkov’s pin-point cross. He then latched on to Petr Cech’s long clearance for his second to wrap it up.”

The Observer, Joe Lovejoy: “Chelsea stretched their lead at the top of the Premier League to four points with a workmanlike victory over relegation-threatened Wolves, who created most of the chances but were undone by two goals from Didier Drogba, taking his total for the season to 25.”

Sunday Telegraph, Sandy Macaskill: “Two attempts on target, two goals from Didier Drogba, it was a case of minimum input for maximum reward at Molineux, and one which afforded Chelsea some breathing space at the top of the table, now four points clear of Manchester United. They could not have been anymore businesslike.”

Official Chelsea FC Website: “Chelsea moved four points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League after a Didier Drogba brace at Molineux. A goal in either half was enough to see off a disciplined Wolves side who only rarely threatened to pull off an unlikely victory”

The goals

40′ Drogba 0-1
67′ Drogba 0-2

First half highlights

Managers’ reaction

Carlo Ancelotti: “Tough game, very difficult and what is very important is to win this game after the defeat of Manchester.

“Wolverhampton made a very good game and we didn’t play so well but we had good spirit and battled for every ball, I think we deservd to win,’ he continued. ‘Now our table is better but we have to pay attention and there will be a lot of games until the end of the season and nothing is decided.”

Mick Macarthy: “I think we should have got something out of the game so I’m really annoyed.

“I’ve had a bit of a ‘chew’ at the lads because we’ve lost a game and I don’t think we should have done.

“Someone said ‘well done’ when we went in the dressing room but it wasn’t well done because we got beat.

“It’s always disappointing to get beat but we had the game by the scruff of the neck when they scored their second goal.

“They’ve gone away with a 2-0 win and people looking at it will say it was expected but anyone who was at the game will know it wasn’t the full story.

“So I’m annoyed and disappointed.”

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