Full-time - 90'
1 - 0
18:45 +00:00, September 15, 2009
Stamford Bridge, England
Referee: Konrad Plautz
It was far from a classic and a draw would have been a fair result, but the goal from Anelka settled it
And that's it, game over
Off! Fernando is dismissed for a second yellow with a late, sliding challenge on Cole
Ooooh! Porto almost level, great ball across the face of goal and Feile just fails to get on the end of it
Just two minutes to be added on
Carvalho makes sure Chelsea stay safe by hacking away the delivery from the corner
Shot from Varela deflected behind for a corner
Falcao goes down in the box claiming a foul by Terry, but the decision goes against the Porto man
Famous last words - you cannot see Porto scoring
Chelsea playing keep-ball now
Lampard shoots from 25 yards, this time the deflection is into the hands of the keeper
Belletti strikes a shot from 35 yards and it goes wide off a deflection - the ref didn't see it and gave a goal-kick
Although Porto don't look like scoring, they do seem to be the only team trying to
Shot from Varela, it's not hit cleanly which enables Cech to claw it away
Varela cuts back a good cross for Falcao, Carvalho slides in well to clear
Porto seem to have run out of a bit of steam
Hulk again goes on a direct run against Carvalho but hits the side netting from a tight angle
This time there is a card following Fernando's block on Essien
Strong challenge from Malouda, he could have been carded for that
Time for a Chelsea change. Salomon Kalou is replaced by Juliano Beletti
This is getting like basketball now. There seems to be another goal in the game - but who will get it?
Another shot from Falcao, saved by Cech with his feet
Kalou balloons a shot into row Z.
The greedy Hulk fires from wide and 25 yards, scuffs it and again Cech can take
Porto growing in confidence, looking for a leveller
Shot from Guarin, straight at Cech
It's played short this time, Malouda sees his shot blocked before Ballack has a fresh air shot
Kalou wins another corner, this time from the right
Corner from Lampard, Helton punches again
Falcao gets a bit of space just outside the box but shoots straight at Falcao, who takes at the second attempt.
Essien goes down in a heap from Fernando's challenge - no free-kick
Good defending from Fucile stops Lampard from breaking in on goal
Ivanovic slides off the pitch trying to keep the ball in and almost does himself an injury on the astroturf
Another change for Porto as Varela comes on for Cristian Rodriguez
Free-kick against Bruno Alves, climbing
Falcao is tripped by Terry when on the burst, 10 yards inside the Chelsea half
Malouda takes, Helton comes out confidently to punch to safety
Free-kick to Chelsea, over on the right and a chance to deliver
The rain is indeed back. And back with interest.
Hulk goes on an incredible run down the line but fails to pick out an orange shirt
Corner by Lampard, Ivanovic again gets there first and this time heads just a yard over
Ivanovic again flies down the right and picks out Kalou for the header - Helton flies to his left to palm away
Can Chelsea make sure with a second? And where's that rain!
Fucile goes flying through the air with a challenge on Cole, somehow the Chelsea man evades the tackle and even more amazingly there's no yellow card
Falcao comes on for Porto, replacing Mariano Nicolas Gonzalez
Great play! Lampard feeds in Cole down the line, Cole crosses to the near post but Malouda can only hit the side netting. Close!
Lampard takes from the right, Ivanovic wins the header but puts it over
Corner to Chelsea
Chelsea have the goal they craved - can they go on and finish the job?
Free-kick to Porto 30 yards out. Bruno Alves stands over it and shoots - but it's always rising
Anelka is played through the middle, he's onside but sees his shot blocked by Helton. It comes back to the Frenchman and he intelligently lifts it into the roof of the net. 1-0
I think it might have stopped raining!
Essien muscles Hulk off the ball in the box, never a penalty
The game has been affected by the rain for sure, but Porto have given as good as they've got.
And that's half-time
Free header Raúl Meireles at the back stick but it's as good as a backpass and straight to Cech.
Kalou almost gets in but gets the ball stuck under his foot, and the challenge from Fucile sends the ball back to Helton
Two minutes added.
Malouda tries a snap shot from 25 yards, it's blocked.
Hulk pulls back Terry, and gives the Chelsea skipper another nudge when he gets up
Will we see Joe Cole today? He's on the bench
Porto fans have been in fine voice throughout the first half
Now doubt there'll be 22 new shirts there for the second half. Drenched.
Chelsea look dangerous, but just don't seem to be capable of really testing Helton. Are they missing Drogba?
Long-range shot from Malouda, always rising over the bar
Ivanovic really is playing attacking today, bursting down the right
Guarin beats Terry to a header and it just drops onto the roof of the net
Hulk tries to make inroads but is going nowhere
Luckily the Chelsea pitch is in good state, just a couple of mile away at QPR the game was called off before kickoff
You cannot underestimate how bad the rain is at Stamford Bridge
Porto enjoying good possession
Another great ball from Ivanovic and this time both Ballack and Kalou cannot connect
Raúl Meireles drives one from 25 yards but, like most shots, it's always wide of the post
Driven cross from Ivanovic, Anelka sticks his boot out but fails to connect
Headed chance for Mariano, he gets his header all wrong in fact it seems to come off his shoulder
There is now a water trail as the ball goes across the pitch
Kalou slips in Lampard through the middle, he turns and shoots - saved by Helton but the flag was up for offside
Chelsea in command now, but the rain is making it difficult to play with control
Poor control from Ivanovic on the flank gifts a throw to Porto
Still no goals. Anywhere!
Cross from Malouda on the left, Lampard's header goes as close to a throw as a goal
The rain has died down now. We think it will be back.
Superb ball from Lampard with the outside of hit right boot, a chance for Anelka but he makes poor contact in front of goal
Poor shot from Essien, always dragged wide
Another card, Malouda booked for a late challenge on Fredy Guarin
Pinball! Anelka shoots, the ball pings around the box and almost comes back to the French striker but Porto survive
Malouda swings in a corner from the right, punched clear by Helton
On this wet surface you have to shoot, Frank... but he scuffs it
Free-kick to Chelsea this time, Bruno Alves penalised. And it's about 30 yards from goal
It's been a good start from Porto, willing to attack and try and cause problems for the home side
Now Essien brings down Mariano Gonzalez, and the ref gets out his yellow card
Foul by Cole on Mariano Gonzalez, midway in the Chelsea half
Cristian Rodriguez tries his luck from the angle but it's always going live.
The game has settled down now, the initial flurry of activity having subsided.
In fact, the rain is getting worse.
The rain is torrential in London. Fellow commentator Chris Murphy came back from the shop earlier like a drowned rat.
The physio makes sure there's no head injury, Terry walks off to the side
Terry gets an elbow in the face from Bruno Alves and is down. He's felt that.
What a start! End to end.
Corner comes in but it's headed wide
Shot from Hulk from 20 yards, great effort which Cech forces away
Another corner. Malouda this time but it's cleared with ease.
Lampard with the corner and Rolando's clearing header almost ends up in his own net.
Shot from distance by Lampard, Helton pushes it around the post
Meireles swings a low free-kick into the box, it's headed away by Cole
Malouda fouls Fucile over on the right, that's a free kick
Early possession for Porto
The game is under way.