Last Updated: 13/05/12 5:51pm
Meireles fires a brilliant ball upfield to Drogba and the striker wins a corner. Sturridge nearly pokes it home from a few yards out but it goes a couple of inches wide.
Martin Olsson slams his free-kick straight into the Chelsea wall and the chance goes begging. Looks like it's all over for Rovers.
Late free-kick for Rovers now as three minutes of stoppage time is added. It's from a good position and could be crucial...
We're into the final minute of regular time at Stamford Bridge. There's a tug by Bertrand on Olsson just outside the box and he gets a yellow.
Torres goes down on the edge of the Rovers area after some nice work with Drogba but no free-kick is given.
Meireles tries another shot from the edge of the box but it's just wide of the far post. Chelsea still pushing in these dying minutes.
A free-kick is given against Drogba after his attempted over-head kick goes wrong. Torres had appealed for a penalty for handball seconds earlier but the ref thought otherwise.
Rovers have looked a much better side in this half but it still looks like this one is going Chelsea's way. Drogba loses out to Olsson down the left as he prevents a corner.
Drogba and Torres both get a chance in the box but can't quite get shots away as Rovers pull off some decent defending.
Ivanovic rises to meet the corner but Lowe nods it behind for another. It's Givet's turn to clear the second.
Bertrand fires a cross into the area with Torres lurking and Dann does well to turn it behind. Blues corner, with Meireles on duty.
Drogba and Essien produce some great link up play but Givet is there to close down the former as he advances on goal.
Drogba finds Sturridge with a great pass down the right and he lofts in a peach of a cross. Bertrand slides in looking to apply the finish but he falls inches short.
Rovers are awarded a free-kick after Essien appears to foul Rochina and the Blues man is not happy about it.
Torres chases down a long pass from Ramires, going for goal, but Givet cuts across him to halt the attack.
Drogba looks dangerous on the left of goal after he's picked out by Sturridge but Henley does enough to subdue him. Yakubu picks out Lowe with a long pass but asks too much of the Rovers man.
Hoilett tries to get forward down the left but Ivanovic proves too strong as he wins the battle to the clear.
Ramires has moved to right-back for Chelsea after Hutchinson was swapped for Torres. The Blues are sitting on the ball in their own end.
Great save from Kean after Sturridge's shot takes a deflection and he's forced to dive and palm it away.
Ramires plants a ball in the box but there's no-one there to meet it as Givet gets it away. It looks like Torres will be the Blues' third and final sub.
Pedersen gets the crucial clearance to the corner and Rovers can breathe again for the moment. Meireles and Terry exchange passes in midfield.
Ramires invites Drogba forward down the left and he beats Dann to the ball but the defender just manages to hold him back as he blasts the side netting. Chelsea corner.
It's Drogba's turn to try a shot and it's nearly a stunner from midfield, looping high before dipping towards goal, but it goes just wide.
Rovers are asking more questions of the Chelsea defence since Yakubu's goal. Hoilett, from an acute angle, tries a long-range shot but it's off-target.
Hoilett tries to find Morris, getting forward in the Chelsea half, but the Blues backline hold firm.
At the other end Chelsea try an instant response but Ramires' shot somehow clips the top of the bar.
The Yak pulls one back for Rovers off that corner. Dann gets his head to it first to set up the striker and he nods it down into the goal.
Morris wins a corner for Blackburn after Ramires is forced to put the ball behind. Everyone gets forward...
Meireles hoofs a long ball upfield towards Sturridge but it's a weighty pass and the striker can't quite track it down.
A Kean goal-kick finds Hoilett, who tries to weave his way towards the Blues box, but Bertrand is there to block his path.
Chelsea win a throw-in in midfield which Ferreira takes. Bertrand and Dann tussle down the left and it's the Blues that win another throw.
There's rapturous applause for the striker as he makes what could be his last home appearance for the Blues.
Chelsea make another change as Drogba comes on for Lukaku, who has enjoyed a lively first Premier League start.
Hoilett tries a shot but Turnbull saves his effort with ease as Chelsea get back on the ball. Sturridge almost picks out Lukaku in the box but is denied by Dann.
Kean lofts a goal-kick upfield and Terry knocks it out for a Rovers throw, but Yakubu is driven back into the Blackburn half.
Morris tries a shot from inside the box but fluffs his lines, poking a tame shot right into Turnbull's waiting gloves.
Hutchinson makes a great challenge on Morris in midfield, allowing Lukaku to break. The forward storms towards goal but drags his shot wide of the far post.
Sturridge tries his luck with a long-range shot and misses by a whisker, almost dipping it underneath the bar.
@adamhussain94 tweeted - 'comfortable win, no problem for chelsa , nice that di matteo used the younger players but would like to see torres come on.'
Lowe gets on the ball for Rovers, teaming up with Henley in midfield, but Terry closes the latter down in the Blues end.
We're back underway at the Bridge, with the Blues getting things rolling this half. Lukaku gets forward straight away down the left.
Phil, writing in all the way from Perth in Australia, says - 'Steve Kean and Venky's are leading Rovers to oblivion, can't see Kean being the man to take us back up, no fight today!'
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Ferreira lofts a long, diagonal ball into the box but Kean leaps to collect it and that looks about it for this half.
The seconds trickle down this half and it looks like Chelsea will take a comfortable lead into the break. Two minutes of stoppage time are added.
Malouda has another go trying plant a cross in the box but Dann is there to close him down. It goes behind for a Kean kick.
Ivanovic does well to hold off Yakubu down the left as the Rovers striker tries an attack and the ball rolls back to Turnbull.
Ramires is fed by Lukaku in the box and he tries to dance his way towards goal with some tricky footwork but can only blast it behind.
The Rovers defence are looking very shaky when the ball is in the box. Saying that, Olsson gets an important touch to deny an advancing Ramires.
Chelsea almost get another as Ramires comes close but his shot is palmed away by Kean. Terry fires in another cross but Givet heads it clear. The hosts are really pushing now.
Malouda plants the ball in the box from the left but there's no-one there to greet it and it goes behind and straight back to Kean.
Pedersen's delivery takes a deflection but doe't really trouble Turnbull. Malouda goes down in the box at the other end but nothing is given by the ref.
It could be a case of how many for Chelsea now unless Rovers stage some kind of response. There's a chance as they win a long-range free-kick.
It's 2-0 after some very sloppy defending from Blackburn. Essien does most of the work, skipping his way into the box. He takes a tumble but Meireles picks up where he left off, blasting a shot home.
It was a long time coming for Chelsea, who have been pressing throughout this half. The hosts get straight back on the ball, looking for another.
Lukaku fires in a cross from the right and the captain applies the clinical finish, wrong-footing Kean and nodding the ball into the top right-hand corner.
Meireles' delivery almost finds Terry at the near post but it's dealt with by Formica. Just 15 minutes to go in this half and it's still 0-0.
Bertrand, down the left, attempts to fire in a cross for Malouda but Dann knocks it behind for a Chelsea corner.
Meireles tries a shot and prompts another confident save from Kean, who has looked steady between the sticks so far.
Ramires plants a good ball into the box from the right, meant for Lukaku, but Dann is there to make the vital clearance.
Lukaku is caught offside again in a similar position as before as he tries to greet a long John Terry ball.
Olsson goes down off a strong challenge from Hutchinson and appeals for a free-kick but the ref is unmoved and it looks like the right decision.
It's Rovers on the ball now as they trade passes inside their own end, with Yakubu trying to break into the Chelsea half.
Dann nods a shot at Turnbull but the flag is up for offside. Back on the ball, Essien and Ivanovic trade passes in the Blues end.
A couple of decent chances for Chelsea there but it's still goalless at the Bridge. Rovers win a free-kick in midfield after a foul on Yakubu.
There's nearly an own-goal from Givet but Blackburn get away with it as Kean makes a handy save. Lukaku lofts a ball in Sturridge at the far post but he can't get his header past Henley.
Hoilett has a go from close range to give Chelsea a few nervous moments, but Bertrand is there to close him down.
Lukaku is caught offside on the edge of the box, much to the visitors' relief. Rovers enjoy some rare possession.
At the other end, Chelsea take a couple of throws in quick succession. Lowe wins the ball for Rovers but a lazy touch by Formica gifts it back to the hosts.
...but it's actually Pedersen that does the honours. He gets some curl on his delivery but it's always going over the crossbar.
Meireles concedes a free-kick in the Rovers half to allow the visitors some of the ball. Olsson makes a driving run but he's fouled by Meireles again.
Malouda and Sturridge try a one-two in the Rovers half but Dann intervenes. Seconds later, Kean makes a brave save to deny the advancing Lukaku.
A long diagonal ball finds Sturridge in the box and Rovers are forced to make a crucial clearance, conceding a corner. Olsson keeps Lukaku at bay as he attempts to nod it home.
Rovers aren't getting much of a look-in at the moment, with the Blues sitting comfortably on the ball in their own half.
Sturridge picks out Bertrand on the left but his attempted cross is dealt with by Formica. The 11th minute sees the home faithful applaud Didier Drogba, who could be leaving in the summer.
Hoilett is caught offside and the ball goes back to the Blues in midfield, with Sturridge advancing towards the Rovers box.
Meireles angles a ball towards Lukaku in the box but it's dealt with by Givet to diffuse the threat. Dann blocks a Sturridge ball moments later as the hosts continue to press.
Frank Lampard is not in action today but he's in the stands watching with Ms. Bleakley. It's Rovers on the ball as the Olssons team up down the left.
Sturridge tries his luck with an optimistic shot from the edge of the box but drags it wide, not troubling Kean.
Henley makes a quick-thinking clearance to subdue a dangerous-looking Lukaku down the right of the Rovers half.
Rovers win a throw on the left of the Chelsea half. Turnbull is forced to tip the ball over the bar as a long-range strike from Lowe takes a deflection off Meireles.
Hoilett tries a run but is held up by the Blues' defence on the edge of the box, with Terry stabbing the ball away.
Close call there and the young keeper did well to deal with it. The ball rolls back to him as Rovers look to build from deep.
Henley gets forward, trying to weave his way towards the penalty box, but the Blues backline intervene. At the other end Malouda picks out Lukaku in front of goal, forcing Kean to make an early save.
We're underway at the Bridge and it's the visitors that get things started, with Givet hoofing the ball upfield from deep. It's knocked out for a Rovers throw.
Anthony Nwokenna wrote in to say - 'Good to see a young team playing from RDM - nice touch to give FM start in (probably) final game. But I hope L Piazon comes on, because he's a large talent.'
A late word from @JackHMoorey on Twitter - 'chelsea going to win 4-0 with torres to strike 2 and youngster piazon to score and a late own goal!'
The teams are out and so is the sun at Stamford Bridge. We'll be underway shortly - enjoy the first half!
Juan Mata won't feature this afternoon but he's just been on the pitch to pick up the Supporters Clubs' Player of the Year award.
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Rovers have also failed to score in nine of their last 11 Premier League games against Chelsea and have only netted one goal in each of the other two matches.
History is on Chelsea's side this afternoon - they've won 13, drawn three and lost just one of the last 17 Premier League games against Blackburn.
Lots of you hoping to see something of Lucas Piazon. Connor Burgess said - 'Great to see piazon on the first team finaly hes an amazing player for the youth team.hopefully blackburn get a win for the sake of steve kean but i think its highly unlikely to be anything other than a chelsea win.3-1.'
Ben has been in touch to say - 'Going for a 2-0 home win with Lukaku and Meireles scoring for Chelsea. Come on you Blues!'
@PrinceLalo_Kay is also predicting a Chelsea win - 'Hey Rachel, Chelsea to win 3-1... Torres, studridge. Junior Hoilet gettin on the score shit aswell.'
@Alex_Slater3 has tweeted to say - 'I think it will be Chelsea 2-0 Blackburn I think Lukaku will get one and show his quality and Malouda good to see young side.'
Blackburn boss Steve Kean has handed a debut to namesake Jake in goal and has made three further changes, drafting in Marcus Olsson, Mauro Formica and Adam Henley.
All four of the Blues players - John Terry, Ramires, Branislav Ivanovic and Raul Meireles - who are suspended for the Champions League final start for the hosts.
It's a full Premier League debut for Lukaku, as well as defender Sam Hutchinson, as Roberto Di Matteo gives some of his less experienced players a run out.
Plenty of changes for Chelsea as they keep one eye on next weekend's final. Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres are on the bench, with Romelu Lukaku and Daniel Sturridge leading the line.
Blackburn: Kean, Henley, Dann, Givet, Martin Olsson, Formica, Lowe, Pedersen, Marcus Olsson, Hoilett, Yakubu. Subs: Usai, Modeste, Grella, Petrovic, Rochina, Goodwillie, Morris.
Chelsea XI: Turnbull, Hutchinson, Ivanovic, Terry, Bertrand, Essien, Meireles, Ramires, Malouda, Sturridge, Lukaku. Subs: Hilario, Ferreira, Cole, Romeu, Piazon, Torres, Drogba.
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This one is effectively a dead rubber, with the teams destined to finish 6th and 19th whatever the outcome, and the Blues will have one eye on next weekend's UEFA Champions League final, but both sides will be keen to finish the domestic season on a high.