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Drogba injury after a second consecutive victory

premier league live bettingChelsea were afflicted with Norwich City, but eventually defeat  newcomer in the Premier League 3-1 on their "Stamford Bridge".

The new manager of "blue"-Andre Villa Boash started the match with Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres in attack, but the result was opened by defender Jose Bosingwa.

In the 63rd minute Grant Holt managed to equalize for 1:1.

Drogba did get an injury and was replaced shortly afterwards by Nicolas Anelka and the debut of "blue" in 67 th ​​minute made ​​Juan Mata.

A lengthy pause in play caused by a nasty looking injury to Drogba allowed the unlikeliness of the goal to sink in as new-signing Juan Mata and Nicolas Anelka came on for the hosts.

The time taken to stretcher Drogba off the field took none of the impetus away for the visitors though, with substitute Steve Morison squandering a perfect opportunity to put the Canaries ahead, though his sluggish burst through on goal allowed Bosingwa recover to make the tackle.

The game swung violently from end to end as it entered its latter stages before Norwich suffered their third red card in three games, as Ruddy brought down Ramires after the Brazilian burst beyond the

Norwich back four. Substitute keeper Declan Rudd was brought on but couldn’t perform the heroics required to deny Chelsea as Lampard struck his penalty straight down the middle.

That moment proved to be decisive, as Chelsea continued to take the game to Norwich, with debutant Mata coolly slotting home after cutting in from the left putting the icing on the cake for the hosts.