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Aberdeen - Borussia Dortmund

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Round 5, Aberdeen vs. Borussia Dortmund (Thu Jul 11)


                             Aberdeen  |  Borussia Dortmund
                            4-4-1-1 A  |  4-4-1-1 A
                          Malky McKay  |  Rune Oldeide
                                       |
                           J_Reina GK  |  GK I_Banks
                          D_Santon DF  |  DF M_Motta
                          W_A_Glen DF  |  DF R_Song
                          M_Britos DF  |  DF Lazo
                     Papakoli_Diop DF  |  DF Guilherme
                     Douglas_Costa MF  |  MF A_Lallana
                         C_Gemmell MF  |  MF Robinho
                        R_VD_Vaart MF  |  MF J_Height
                         D_Gaitnat MF  |  MF L_Burt
                         J_Shaddix AM  |  AM Shaqiri
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  FW J_Cruz
                                       |
                          C_Gordon SUB |  SUB P_Check
                             Balde SUB |  SUB G_McQueen
                        Almen_Abdi SUB |  SUB K_Dalglish
                        J_McArthur SUB |  SUB M_Delvecchio
                           Emerson SUB |  SUB P_Barrett

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 1  :(abn) Papakoli_Diop hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  M_Britos latches onto it!
          ...  M_Britos fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  I_Banks with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 2  :(abn) D_Gaitnat changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to E_Adebayor
          ...  Fine tackle by R_Song
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 2  :(bor) Guilherme beats D_Santon
          ...  W_A_Glen fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  M_Atkinson tries to calm him down
Min. 3  :(abn) J_Shaddix beats his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  J_Shaddix smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  But it's been disallowed. The reason is unclear
          ...  An angry fan runs onto the pitch!!
          ...  And the police get him!!
          ...  Disgraceful!!
Min. 6  :(abn) R_VD_Vaart with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from Guilherme
          ...  Shaqiri pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 6  :(bor) J_Cruz has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But D_Santon will cut out the threat
Min. 7  :(abn) J_Shaddix runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Douglas_Costa
          ...  Douglas_Costa with the side footed shot!
          ...  It's beaten I_Banks
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Aberdeen go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Aberdeen 1-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 11 :(abn) The ball goes loose!
          ...  D_Gaitnat gains possesion and thinks about the shot
          ...  D_Gaitnat curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 16 :(bor) Shaqiri can't keep control of it and loses possession!
          ...  He goes in hard and wins it back!
          ...  He creates some space for an opening!
          ...  Shaqiri cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  All square, that should make things interesting!
          ...  Aberdeen 1-1 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 19 :(bor) Shaqiri knocks the ball past D_Santon
          ...  Shaqiri tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  J_Reina parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 21 :(abn) D_Santon takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  But I_Banks tips it over
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 22 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  E_Adebayor latches onto the ball
          ...  E_Adebayor shapes up for a shot!
          ...  I_Banks with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 24 :(bor) Shaqiri holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to A_Lallana
          ...  A_Lallana rifles it at the goal !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 27 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart plays in E_Adebayor with a beautiful ball
          ...  E_Adebayor keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  I_Banks can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  I_Banks has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 27 :(bor) J_Height has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  J_Cruz gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  J_Cruz tries to chip the ball over J_Reina!
          ...  J_Reina with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 29 :(abn) D_Santon nutmegs R_Song, he continues to run forward
          ...  D_Santon with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 32 :(abn) W_A_Glen unselfishly heads the ball back to R_VD_Vaart
          ...  A left-footer by R_VD_Vaart !
          ...  I_Banks blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 32 :(bor) A defence splitting pass from Robinho to J_Cruz
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  W_A_Glen takes possession
Min. 33 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Shaddix
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from J_Shaddix !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  I_Banks dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had I_Banks beaten!
Min. 37 :(bor) L_Burt holds the ball up
          ...  He sees M_Motta in space!
          ...  M_Motta has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 39 :(abn) Douglas_Costa sidesteps Lazo
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  Douglas_Costa gets his head to the ball !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Douglas_Costa hits it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to M_Britos
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  But I_Banks tips it over the bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Gemmell plays it towards the near post!
          ...  R_Song belts it clear
Min. 39 :(bor) Robinho finds the run of Shaqiri
          ...  D_Santon with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Borussia Dortmund players
Min. 40 :(abn) D_Gaitnat knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  D_Gaitnat with a thundering shot!
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 40 :(bor) Robinho kicks D_Santon off the ball
          ...  He's Butted him !
          ...  M_Atkinson has stopped play
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 41 :(abn) J_Shaddix loses R_Song
          ...  J_Cruz wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_VD_Vaart!
          ...  J_Shaddix with the shot!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(abn) D_Gaitnat beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  But R_Song barges him off the ball
Min. 43 :(bor) A_Lallana cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Shaqiri
          ...  Shaqiri unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  J_Reina gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He just manages to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Lazo chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of J_Reina
Min. 45 :(bor) R_Song chips the ball over the defence and finds J_Cruz
          ...  J_Cruz cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 47 :(abn) D_Gaitnat beats M_Motta
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  M_Motta goes in hard to win the ball back

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aberdeen 1-1 Borussia Dortmund

Min. 46 :(abn) J_Shaddix barges the defender off the ball
          ...  But Lazo clears the danger
Min. 50 :(abn) Papakoli_Diop knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  Papakoli_Diop with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  I_Banks won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 51 :(bor) Shaqiri with a 50-yard pass to R_Song
          ...  R_Song with the shot on net !
          ...  But J_Reina reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on J_Reina anyway
Min. 52 :(abn) D_Santon looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor with a thundering drive!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  I_Banks never had a chance!
Min. 53 :(bor) Shaqiri feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  J_Cruz runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  J_Cruz with the side footed shot!
          ...  But J_Reina makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 54 :(abn) D_Santon changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Shaddix
          ...  J_Shaddix fires a shot at goal !
          ...  I_Banks collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 56 :(bor) L_Burt had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  M_Britos hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Height crosses it in!
          ...  J_Cruz swings a leg at it!
          ...  But J_Reina punches it away
Min. 58 :(abn) M_Britos finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  M_Britos with a thundering shot!
          ...  I_Banks can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  I_Banks has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 58 :(bor) A_Lallana plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Shaqiri decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  Shaqiri hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  J_Reina makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 61 :(bor) L_Burt sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  J_Height runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  A cheeky lob from J_Height !
          ...  J_Reina parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 62 :(bor) Shaqiri sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to L_Burt
          ...  A cracking drive from L_Burt !
          ...  Brilliant save from J_Reina
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 67 :(abn) E_Adebayor steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  E_Adebayor fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Borussia Dortmund fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 68 :(bor) L_Burt is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Shaqiri
          ...  A glorious effort by Shaqiri !
          ...  J_Reina can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  J_Reina makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 69 :(abn) E_Adebayor takes advantage of a mistake by Lazo
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  E_Adebayor looks to see where I_Banks is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  I_Banks falls over
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  I_Banks looks a little embarrassed now!
          ...  That's put Aberdeen in front!
          ...  Aberdeen 2-1 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 70 :(abn) C_Gemmell off the woodwork.
          ...  E_Adebayor picks up the deflection
          ...  E_Adebayor has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  But I_Banks tips it behind
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 72 :(abn) Papakoli_Diop has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past M_Motta
          ...  He puts in E_Adebayor!
          ...  E_Adebayor chases it through, he must score !
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 75 :(abn) Almen_Abdi is being prepared to come on
          ...  Douglas_Costa is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 75 :(bor) K_Dalglish replaces Guilherme to play as a DF
Min. 75 :(bor) M_Delvecchio is ready to come on to replace Robinho
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 75 :(bor) P_Barrett takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace A_Lallana
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 75 :(abn) C_Gemmell with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves M_Motta behind
          ...  C_Gemmell tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But I_Banks comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 75 :(bor) J_Height brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Papakoli_Diop
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in L_Burt!
          ...  L_Burt breaks clear!
          ...  He tries to take it round J_Reina
          ...  He tries to beat J_Reina
          ...  J_Reina dives on the ball !!
Min. 76 :(abn) J_Shaddix jumps over P_Barrett's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  J_Shaddix has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 77 :(abn) Up goes the substitution board - Balde on for M_Britos as a DF
Min. 79 :(abn) D_Gaitnat takes possession
          ...  He has his back towards goal
          ...  He turns well
          ...  D_Gaitnat cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  I_Banks makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 80 :(abn) Emerson will come on for E_Adebayor and play FW
Min. 80 :(abn) Aberdeen are switching their playing style to D
Min. 80 :(abn) J_Shaddix with an in swinging cross to W_A_Glen
          ...  W_A_Glen has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  But I_Banks smothers the ball.
Min. 80 :(bor) J_Cruz beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  J_Cruz sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  J_Reina beats the ball away
Min. 81 :(bor) L_Burt with a flicked pass to P_Barrett
          ...  But W_A_Glen wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but M_Atkinson has none of it.
Min. 82 :(bor) J_Cruz with a real burst of pace
          ...  Almen_Abdi with a clumsy challenge
          ...  M_Atkinson warned him
Min. 83 :(abn) D_Gaitnat with the nod to W_A_Glen
          ...  W_A_Glen from 20 yards !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a cheeky finish!
          ...  The Aberdeen fans sing his praises!
          ...  Aberdeen 3-1 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 84 :(abn) C_Gemmell is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  Emerson latches onto the end of it
          ...  Emerson curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 84 :(abn) D_Gaitnat beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  L_Burt with a pull on the shirt
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  J_Shaddix drives it in
          ...  I_Banks parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 85 :(bor) P_Barrett takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past Balde
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Almen_Abdi rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  M_Atkinson calls him over
          ...  M_Atkinson tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 85 :(abn) D_Gaitnat looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_Shaddix
          ...  P_Barrett wins the ball with ease
          ...  M_Atkinson saw something no-one else did
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  Emerson bends it in
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into I_Banks arms
          ...  He's spilt it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He'll want to forget about that quickly!
          ...  Aberdeen 4-1 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 86 :(abn) Emerson gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside R_Song!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  The ball hits M_Motta in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(bor) M_Delvecchio takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Papakoli_Diop hits it out for a throw
Min. 89 :(abn) Emerson barges M_Motta off the ball
          ...  Lazo slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Pittodrie Stadium
Attendance           : 116,990
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : J_Shaddix
Scorers              : Douglas_Costa (7), E_Adebayor (69), W_A_Glen (83), Emerson (85)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Almen_Abdi (85)
Injured              : N/A
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Borussia Dortmund Match Info
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Best player          : Shaqiri (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Shaqiri (16)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aberdeen     | Borussia Dortmund
Attempts on Goal     :          30        |       16
Off target           :          14        |       5
On target            :          16        |       11
Possession           :          61        |       39
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       14
Key Tackles          :           5        |       8
Key Passes           :          15        |       14
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Final Score          : Aberdeen 4 - 1 Borussia Dortmund
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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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J_Reina        GK  36   2   3   1  18 |  95  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
D_Santon       DF   2  31  12   6  24 |  95   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
W_A_Glen       DF   2  30   7   8  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  40  10  45
M_Britos       DF   2  29   6   8  22 |  81   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  21
Papakoli_Diop  DF   2  28  17   8  24 |  95   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   1
Douglas_Costa  MF   2   8  31  11  42 |  79   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  36
C_Gemmell      MF   3   9  29  12  28 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  29   9  24 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  50  30
D_Gaitnat      MF   2  10  29  10  31 |  95   0   0   2   1   3   0   0   0   0   0  40  12
J_Shaddix      AM   3  11  28  18  31 |  95   0   0   2   1   6   0   0   0   0   0  40  33
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  31  35 |  84   0   0   0   0   8   1   0   0   0   0   0  69
C_Gordon       GK  32   4   1   5  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Balde          DF   3  28   7   8  22 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  28  11  30 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  28   7  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  28  21 |  11   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  36

Player Statistics - Borussia Dortmund
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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I_Banks        GK  29   2   2   3  31 |  95  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
M_Motta        DF   1  27   8   6  32 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
R_Song         DF   2  25   8   7  33 |  95   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10  10
Lazo           DF   3  25   8   6  31 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Guilherme      DF   1  25   3   8  17 |  79   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Lallana      MF   3  10  27   8  21 |  79   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
Robinho        MF   1   7  27   8  23 |  79   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Height       MF   3  15  25   7  22 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
L_Burt         MF   1   8  25   9  31 |  95   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  40  20
Shaqiri        AM   2   9  25  19  31 |  95   0   1   4   0   5   1   0   0   0  20  40  66
J_Cruz         FW   1   6   8  26  31 |  95   0   1   0   0   5   0   0   0   0  20   0  41
P_Check        GK  31   2   3   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_McQueen      DF   2  25   8   9  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Dalglish     DF   3   7  26  13  18 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
M_Delvecchio   MF   1   7  10  25  11 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Barrett      FW   1   7   4  25  27 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
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