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Elite League, Week 1

Aberdeen 0 - 0 Benfica

Elite League Match, Aberdeen vs. Benfica (Thu Oct 12)


                             Aberdeen  |  Benfica
                            5-1-2-2 L  |  4-1-3-1-1 E
                          Malky McKay  |  Steven Theobald
                                       |
                        D_Anderson GK  |  GK F_Foster
                            B_Bryn DF  |  DF C_Thomson
                         D_Burford DF  |  DF T_Adams
                         A_Pereira DF  |  DF Yann_M_Vila
                       J_Simunovic DF  |  DF R_Tomassi
                         A_Macheda DF  |  DM J_Wilshere
                        P_Niemeyer DM  |  MF Zheng_Zhi
                     Douglas_Costa MF  |  MF J_Plasil
                        J_McArthur MF  |  MF P_Do_Shaw
                         J_Digweed FW  |  AM S_Nakamoto
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW Stefano
                                       |
                           R_Locke SUB |  SUB Z_Alomerovic
                        D_E_Boyata SUB |  SUB M_Zeffane
                         H_Rutland SUB |  SUB J_Bolm
                        Almen_Abdi SUB |  SUB R_VD_Vaart
                            Yeboah SUB |  SUB Nathan_Dyer

Referee: G_Reddy (Republic_of_Ireland)


Min. 6  :(abn) J_McArthur with an inch perfect pass to J_Simunovic
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Thomson looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 7  :(abn) A_Pereira runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  J_Digweed latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  J_Digweed lobs F_Foster!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 7  :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw with a probing through ball R_Tomassi
          ...  R_Tomassi shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But D_Anderson pulls out a save of the game
Min. 14 :(bfa) J_Wilshere threads the through ball to J_Plasil
          ...  A_Pereira cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 15 :(abn) J_McArthur finds B_Bryn in the box
          ...  Yann_M_Vila with a deliberate foul
          ...  That deserves a punishment
          ...  G_Reddy wants a quiet word
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  Douglas_Costa shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to J_Digweed instead
          ...  J_Digweed with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  F_Foster tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Macheda chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  F_Foster easily claims the ball!
Min. 18 :(abn) J_McArthur with an in swinging cross to P_Niemeyer
          ...  P_Niemeyer hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  F_Foster moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 18 :(bfa) T_Adams sidesteps J_Simunovic
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  T_Adams has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Zheng_Zhi plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of D_Anderson
Min. 19 :(abn) D_Rortugal flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  D_Rortugal smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  F_Foster is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 22 :(abn) J_Digweed with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  T_Adams seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 22 :(bfa) J_Plasil makes himself available
          ...  J_Plasil with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  What agility from D_Anderson
Min. 23 :(abn) Douglas_Costa lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  J_Digweed latches on to it
          ...  J_Digweed with the strike !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 24 :(abn) J_Digweed lobs it over the defender
          ...  Stefano with the tackle
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Steven Theobald looks relieved
          ...  Malky McKay is far from happy with that decision
Min. 30 :(bfa) J_Plasil drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to R_Tomassi
          ...  R_Tomassi belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  It floats over D_Anderson
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 36 :(abn) J_Digweed with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows T_Adams a clean set of heals
          ...  J_Digweed with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 38 :(bfa) J_Plasil turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Nakamoto
          ...  Douglas_Costa seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 41 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Stefano
          ...  But J_McArthur sweeps up the threat
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(abn) P_Niemeyer runs at the defence
          ...  C_Thomson tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_McArthur hits it into the box!
          ...  F_Foster easily claims the ball!
Min. 47 :(bfa) J_Plasil controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs J_Simunovic
          ...  He puts in Stefano!
          ...  Stefano pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Plasil crosses it in!
          ...  D_Anderson easily catches it!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aberdeen 0-0 Benfica

Min. 54 :(abn) D_Rortugal loses his marker!
          ...  D_Rortugal throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  F_Foster has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  F_Foster reacts well to save!!!
Min. 62 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi with a reverse pass to J_Plasil
          ...  J_Plasil sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Brilliant save from D_Anderson
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 63 :(bfa) J_Wilshere with the nod to P_Do_Shaw
          ...  J_McArthur reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises
Min. 70 :(bfa) Up goes the substitution board - Nathan_Dyer on for J_Plasil as a FW
Min. 78 :(bfa) M_Zeffane comes on for R_Tomassi and takes up a DF role
Min. 78 :(abn) P_Niemeyer with an in swinging cross to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But F_Foster parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 79 :(abn) B_Bryn beats the defender
          ...  But C_Thomson sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 80 :(bfa) J_Bolm is going to be brought on
          ...  Zheng_Zhi is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 83 :(abn) J_Digweed is first to the ball
          ...  S_Nakamoto with a well timed tackle
          ...  G_Reddy didn't like it though
          ...  G_Reddy calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Steven Theobald looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  P_Niemeyer hoists it forward
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of it
          ...  T_Adams pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 85 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto sidesteps Douglas_Costa
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  J_McArthur with the tackle
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 85 :(abn) The ball goes loose!
          ...  J_McArthur seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Stefano with an over the top challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  J_McArthur swings it in
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of it
          ...  C_Thomson wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 87 :(abn) J_Digweed loses M_Zeffane
          ...  T_Adams wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(abn) J_Simunovic hits a hard pass to J_McArthur
          ...  J_Wilshere fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Pittodrie Stadium
Attendance           : 120,000
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : J_McArthur
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : C_Thomson (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Stefano (85)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Aberdeen    |    Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       6
Off target           :           5        |       3
On target            :           3        |       3
Possession           :          32        |       68
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           0        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       9
Key Tackles          :           4        |       7
Key Passes           :           6        |       8
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Final Score          : Aberdeen 0 - 0 Benfica
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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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D_Anderson     GK  39   4   1   5  19 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
B_Bryn         DF   2  30   8   8  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Burford      DF   1  28  13   5  12 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Pereira      DF   2  28  12   7  14 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_Simunovic    DF   3  28   7   7  21 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Macheda      DF   3  28   5   6  42 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Niemeyer     DM   1  17  27   5  22 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
Douglas_Costa  MF   2   8  29  11  42 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  27   7  12 |  95   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
J_Digweed      FW   1   8   9  29  19 |  95   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   8
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  28  21 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
R_Locke        GK  36   2   4   4  15 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  26  10   8  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Rutland      MF   1   8  27  12  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  27  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Yeboah         FW   1   7   7  27  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Benfica
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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F_Foster       GK  38   2   4   4  16 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
C_Thomson      DF   2  31  12   7  25 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
T_Adams        DF   2  31   8   7  22 |  95   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 100   0   1
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  29  14   8  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  28   8   7  37 |  80   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
J_Wilshere     DM   2  19  29  11  19 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Zheng_Zhi      MF   1   9  30   8  42 |  82   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Plasil       MF   1   7  29  10  19 |  72   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
P_Do_Shaw      MF   2   9  29   8  25 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
S_Nakamoto     AM   3   4  25  16  32 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Stefano        FW   2   9   8  29  39 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -1
Z_Alomerovic   GK  28   1   1   1  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Zeffane      DF   1  27  10   7  31 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Bolm         MF   2  11  28  13  32 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  27   8  24 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  28  31 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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