FINAL WHISTLE: Wigan 0-6 Chelsea

Chelsea have produced another demolition job to smash Wigan 6-0 at DW Stadium.

Chelsea have produced another demolition job to smash Wigan 6-0 at DW Stadium.

The Blues followed up their opening day thrashing of West Brom with the same scoreline although this time it was Nicolas Anelka doing the damage as Didier Drogba stepped aside.

The Frenchman netted twice, as did Salomon Kalou with Florent Malouda and Yossi Benayoun stepping in, the latter scoring his first goal for his new club.

Wigan Athletic: 0
Chelsea: 6 (Florent Malouda 34’, Nicolas Anelka 48’, 52’, Salomon Kalou 78’, 90’ Yossi Benayoun 90’)

Venue: DW Stadium
Crowd: 14,476
Referee: Mike Dean
Yellow cards: WA - Mohamed Diame 59’
CH - Branislav Ivanovic 37’, John Terry 61’

Starting Line-Ups

WA
Chris Kirkland (gk), Antolin Alcaraz, Steve Gohouri, Maynor Figueroa (Boyce 84’), Ronnie Stam, Mohamed Diame (McArthur 80’), Hendry Thomas, James McCarthy (Watson 79’), Hugo Rodallega, Charles N’Zogbia, Mauro Boselli

Subs - Ali Al Habsi (gk), Emmerson Boyce (84’), James McArthur (80’), Victor Moses, Jordi Gomez, Ben Watson (79’), Jason Scotland

CH
Petr Cech (gk), John Terry, Alex, Ashley Cole, Branislav Ivanovic (Ferraira 63’), John Obi Mikel, Frank Lampard, Michael Essien (Benayoun 79’), Florent Malouda (Kalou 70’), Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka

Subs - Henrique Hilario (gk), Yossi Benayoun (79’), Paulo Ferraira (63’), Salomon Kalou (70’), Yuri Zhirkov, Patrick van Aanholt, Fabio Borini

 
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