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Elite League Cup Match 1

Aberdeen 4 - 1 Aston Villa

Elite League Cup Groups Match 1, Aberdeen vs. Aston Villa (Wed Nov 14)


                             Aberdeen  |  Aston Villa
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-4-2 A
                          Malky McKay  |  Pierre Van Rossum
                                       |
                       L_Fabianski GK  |  GK Carlos_Bravo
                       J_Simunovic DF  |  DF P_Livingstone
                         J_Zanetti DF  |  DF Ayala
                       J_Knoxville DF  |  DF J_A_Boumsong
                          W_A_Glen DF  |  DF C_Moreno
                        R_VD_Vaart MF  |  MF C_Ronaldo
                          R_Baggio MF  |  MF S_Nakajima
                        Almen_Abdi MF  |  MF Ze_Roberto
                         D_Gaitnat MF  |  MF M_Laudrup
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  FW Del_Vecchio
                           Emerson FW  |  FW Sobhi
                                       |
                          C_Gordon SUB |  SUB Dino_Zoff
                            A_Rami SUB |  SUB M_Demichelis
                            Wendel SUB |  SUB G_Driver
                     Renato_Sanche SUB |  SUB M_Rashford
                          A_Little SUB |  SUB D_Yorke

Referee: P_Graham (Wales)


Min. 6  :(abn) R_Baggio holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Emerson in space!
          ...  Emerson has a dig at goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  How did that find its way in?
          ...  That's given Aberdeen the lead!
          ...  Aberdeen 1-0 Aston Villa ...
Min. 6  :(asv) P_Livingstone gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside J_Simunovic!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  P_Livingstone shoots towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs off and does a somersault
          ...  Aston Villa are back level!
          ...  Aberdeen 1-1 Aston Villa ...
Min. 7  :(abn) J_Zanetti sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  J_Zanetti with a powerful header !
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo is equal to it
Min. 8  :(asv) C_Ronaldo gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Del_Vecchio
          ...  A powerful shot by Del_Vecchio !
          ...  L_Fabianski makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 11 :(asv) P_Livingstone gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds Del_Vecchio
          ...  R_Baggio with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 12 :(asv) S_Nakajima wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to C_Ronaldo
          ...  C_Ronaldo is through on goal!
          ...  The defender was caught napping
          ...  He just has L_Fabianski to beat
          ...  He nutmegs L_Fabianski
          ...  L_Fabianski does well to save it !!
Min. 13 :(abn) Almen_Abdi takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Knoxville
          ...  J_Knoxville runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo watches it sail wide!
Min. 17 :(abn) D_Gaitnat hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  W_A_Glen collects the loose ball!
          ...  A great volley from W_A_Glen !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 17 :(asv) J_A_Boumsong works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Del_Vecchio
          ...  A left-footer by Del_Vecchio !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 19 :(asv) M_Laudrup crosses into the box, finding P_Livingstone
          ...  J_Simunovic wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 21 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Emerson gets on the end of it
          ...  Emerson with the chance !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo can't get to it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  That puts Aberdeen ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Aberdeen 2-1 Aston Villa ...
Min. 25 :(abn) J_Knoxville looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Baggio
          ...  But Del_Vecchio barges him off the ball
Min. 25 :(asv) M_Laudrup is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Del_Vecchio
          ...  Del_Vecchio tries to beat L_Fabianski!
          ...  Saved by L_Fabianski
Min. 27 :(asv) S_Nakajima knocks it past J_Zanetti and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  S_Nakajima tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  L_Fabianski makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 28 :(abn) Emerson nutmegs P_Livingstone, he continues to run forward
          ...  Emerson tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 29 :(asv) Ze_Roberto with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  Ze_Roberto drives it low !
          ...  It floats over L_Fabianski
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 31 :(abn) D_Gaitnat spots J_Zanetti who is in acres of space
          ...  J_Zanetti with the strike !
          ...  It floats over Carlos_Bravo
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 31 :(asv) Del_Vecchio leaves his marker standing
          ...  R_VD_Vaart with a nasty foul
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  C_Ronaldo with the delicate chip over the wall
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 36 :(abn) J_Knoxville slides it through the middle to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And into the net!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Aberdeen 3-1 Aston Villa ...
Min. 36 :(asv) S_Nakajima controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  Ze_Roberto gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  From long range Ze_Roberto bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But L_Fabianski stops that one easily
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  E_Adebayor gets on the end of it
          ...  C_Ronaldo clears with a diving header
Min. 44 :(asv) S_Nakajima drives it forward to Ze_Roberto
          ...  Ze_Roberto shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But L_Fabianski palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aberdeen 3-1 Aston Villa

Min. 47 :(abn) D_Gaitnat with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Knoxville
          ...  J_Knoxville with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo tips it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_VD_Vaart swings it in!
          ...  Ayala belts it clear
Min. 48 :(abn) Emerson breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Carlos_Bravo!
          ...  P_Livingstone brings him down!
          ...  P_Graham calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
Min. 49 :(abn) Almen_Abdi cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Gaitnat
          ...  D_Gaitnat blasts it at the goal !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 50 :(abn) Emerson takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  P_Livingstone with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
Min. 52 :(asv) C_Moreno finds Sobhi with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Sobhi tries to beat L_Fabianski!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Ronaldo crosses it in!
          ...  L_Fabianski jumps well to claim it!
Min. 57 :(abn) R_Baggio dribbles it into the box
          ...  J_A_Boumsong plays it back
          ...  Carlos_Bravo slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Almen_Abdi plays it into the danger area!
          ...  P_Livingstone wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 59 :(asv) C_Ronaldo flicks it over J_Simunovic and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Almen_Abdi with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  It's a RED CARD!! End of the game for him
Min. 59 :(asv) J_A_Boumsong leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi rifles it at the goal !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  L_Fabianski never had a chance!
Min. 60 :(asv) Del_Vecchio can't keep control of it and loses possession!
          ...  He goes in hard and wins it back!
          ...  He creates some space for an opening!
          ...  But W_A_Glen will cut out the threat
Min. 62 :(abn) R_Baggio finds D_Gaitnat with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  D_Gaitnat has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo gets down well to tip the ball wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_VD_Vaart drives it into the box!
          ...  W_A_Glen gets a shot in
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 62 :(asv) Del_Vecchio sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  J_Knoxville beats him to the ball
Min. 64 :(abn) J_Knoxville takes possession
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  J_Knoxville with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 67 :(abn) Emerson with a pinpoint pass to W_A_Glen
          ...  C_Moreno with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 67 :(asv) Del_Vecchio with a real burst of pace
          ...  Del_Vecchio with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  L_Fabianski makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Laudrup curls it into the box!
          ...  L_Fabianski reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 68 :(abn) R_Baggio kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Emerson gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Emerson with a terrific drive !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo has to pick the ball out of the net
          ...  He has completed his hat trick!!
          ...  The defenders have been run ragged!
          ...  Aberdeen 4-1 Aston Villa ...
Min. 68 :(asv) S_Nakajima lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  Sobhi latches on to it
          ...  E_Adebayor stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 68 :(asv) M_Laudrup drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi with a blistering shot !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  L_Fabianski saves it !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by S_Nakajima
          ...  L_Fabianski jumps well to claim it!
Min. 70 :(abn) A_Rami takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace W_A_Glen
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 70 :(asv) Up goes the substitution board - M_Rashford on for Sobhi as a FW
Min. 73 :(abn) R_Baggio is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor chases it through, he must score !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Gaitnat crosses it in!
          ...  Ayala gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 74 :(asv) C_Ronaldo is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to M_Rashford
          ...  J_Zanetti seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 75 :(asv) M_Rashford gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past R_Baggio!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  M_Rashford attempts a low drive!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  L_Fabianski moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  L_Fabianski catches it with style!
Min. 80 :(abn) Aberdeen are switching their playing style to D
Min. 80 :(abn) E_Adebayor with a penetrating pass to R_Baggio
          ...  R_Baggio flings a shot at goal !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 81 :(abn) Wendel is going to be brought on
          ...  D_Gaitnat is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DM
Min. 81 :(abn) Renato_Sanche comes on for R_Baggio and will play AM to the delight of the fans
Min. 82 :(abn) J_Knoxville nutmegs P_Livingstone
          ...  The cross hits J_Knoxville on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(abn) Wendel with an in swinging cross to Emerson
          ...  P_Livingstone reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises
Min. 90 :(abn) Emerson knocks it past P_Livingstone and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  But J_A_Boumsong comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 91 :(abn) Emerson plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  P_Livingstone plays the back pass
          ...  Carlos_Bravo can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_VD_Vaart!
          ...  It is kicked away by P_Livingstone

*************  FULL TIME  ****************


Match Details
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Venue                : Pittodrie Stadium
Attendance           : 112,580
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : Emerson (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Emerson (6,21,68), E_Adebayor (36)
Sent Off             : Almen_Abdi (59)
Booked               : R_Baggio (11), R_VD_Vaart (31), E_Adebayor (68)
Injured              : N/A
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : Del_Vecchio
Scorers              : P_Livingstone (6)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : P_Livingstone (48)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aberdeen     |   Aston Villa
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       15
Off target           :           7        |       5
On target            :          10        |       10
Possession           :          58        |       42
Corners              :           5        |       3
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       1
Fouls                :           7        |       7
Key Tackles          :           4        |       7
Key Passes           :          16        |       13
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Final Score          : Aberdeen 4 - 1 Aston Villa
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Player Statistics - Aberdeen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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L_Fabianski    GK  39   8   4   7  14 |  95  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
J_Simunovic    DF   3  29   7   7  21 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Zanetti      DF   1  28  11  10  41 |  95   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  20  31
J_Knoxville    DF   3  28  10   9  11 |  95   0   1   2   1   4   0   0   0   0  20  40  13
W_A_Glen       DF   2  28   7   8  31 |  72   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  11
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  29   8  24 |  95   0   0   2   1   0   0   1   0   0  18  58  18
R_Baggio       MF   1  10  29   7  21 |  83   0   0   4   2   1   0   1   0   0  -2  78   8
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  28  11  30 |  61   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10  10 -10
D_Gaitnat      MF   2   9  28  10  31 |  83   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30  11
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  29  35 |  95   0   0   1   0   2   1   1   0   0  -2   8  34
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  28  21 |  95   0   0   1   0   4   3   0   0   0   0  10 115
C_Gordon       GK  32   4   1   5  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Rami         DF   3  28   5   7  20 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Wendel         DM   1  16  19   8  42 |  12   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Renato_Sanche  AM   1   8  19  16  22 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Little       FW   2   7   7  25  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Carlos_Bravo   GK  27   1   2   3  21 |  95   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10   0   0   0
P_Livingstone  DF   2  28  10   8  31 |  95   0   4   1   0   1   1   1   0   0  78   8  33
Ayala          DF   2  26  11   5  11 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_A_Boumsong   DF   2  24   9  10  20 |  95   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0 -20
C_Moreno       DF   2  24   9   9  32 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  27   8  21 |  95   0   1   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  -9
S_Nakajima     MF   2   8  25   9  21 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
Ze_Roberto     MF   1  10  23  15  11 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
M_Laudrup      MF   2  13  23   7  22 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Del_Vecchio    FW   3   5   8  24  20 |  95   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  20   0  31
Sobhi          FW   2   6   6  23  21 |  72   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
Dino_Zoff      GK  32   2   2   3  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Demichelis   DF   2  27   9   7  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Driver       MF   1  11  29   5  25 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Rashford     FW   2   7   9  24  23 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
D_Yorke        FW   3   6   6  20  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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