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Elite League, Week 11

Aberdeen 1 - 0 Barcelona

Elite League Match, Aberdeen vs. Barcelona (Sun Dec 17)


                             Aberdeen  |  Barcelona
                              5-4-1 C  |  5-3-1-1 E
                          Malky McKay  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                       L_Fabianski GK  |  GK Romero
                            B_Bryn DF  |  DF B_Myre
                         D_Burford DF  |  DF G_Bale
                         A_Macheda DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                         A_Pereira DF  |  DF J_Myre
                          W_A_Glen DF  |  DF Ciaran_Clark
                     Douglas_Costa MF  |  MF R_Kopa
                        R_VD_Vaart MF  |  MF B_Spencer
                      R_Nainggolan MF  |  MF Xavi
                        J_McArthur MF  |  AM Maradona
                         J_Digweed FW  |  FW M_Hunt
                                       |
                           Higuita SUB |  SUB Pepe_Reina
                       J_Simunovic SUB |  SUB L_Gasparotto
                        Almen_Abdi SUB |  SUB A_Iniesta
                         D_Gaitnat SUB |  SUB H_Son
                           Emerson SUB |  SUB Odegaard

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(brc) B_Spencer with the header on
          ...  He finds M_Hunt in space
          ...  M_Hunt blasts it at the goal !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 9  :(abn) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  J_McArthur is through!
          ...  B_Myre clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 14 :(brc) Maradona beats D_Burford
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  W_A_Glen is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  W_Collum will just give him a speaking to
Min. 16 :(brc) B_Spencer spits at W_A_Glen
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  W_Collum reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 18 :(abn) A_Macheda runs at the heart of the defence
          ...  But G_Wilkinson reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 20 :(abn) R_Nainggolan drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed rifles it to the far post !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_McArthur lofts the ball in!
          ...  Romero reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 26 :(brc) M_Hunt nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  M_Hunt has a go!
          ...  But L_Fabianski is equal to it
Min. 26 :(abn) R_Nainggolan with the first time pass to J_McArthur
          ...  G_Bale with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 27 :(brc) B_Spencer sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Myre
          ...  B_Myre attempts a chip!
          ...  L_Fabianski gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 28 :(abn) J_McArthur runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 34 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart skips the challenge from G_Bale
          ...  R_VD_Vaart with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Romero collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 35 :(brc) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Barcelona will now play C
Min. 36 :(brc) B_Spencer plays a first time ball through the defence to R_Kopa
          ...  Douglas_Costa with a nasty foul
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 40 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart with a measured ball to W_A_Glen
          ...  W_A_Glen strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  Romero just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  J_Digweed runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  J_Digweed tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  Romero with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 46 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Ciaran_Clark
          ...  He knocks it to W_A_Glen!
          ...  W_A_Glen aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a cheeky finish!
          ...  Aberdeen go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Aberdeen 1-0 Barcelona ...
Min. 47 :(abn) Aberdeen switch to playing D
Min. 48 :(abn) R_Nainggolan takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Digweed
          ...  G_Bale beats him to the ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aberdeen 1-0 Barcelona

Min. 52 :(abn) Douglas_Costa holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_Digweed
          ...  G_Wilkinson bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 56 :(abn) R_Nainggolan is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to J_Digweed
          ...  G_Wilkinson is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 62 :(brc) Xavi finds Maradona with a ball over the defence
          ...  A_Macheda with a late tackle
          ...  He certainly didn't mean it
          ...  W_Collum calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Malky McKay looks relieved
Min. 63 :(abn) R_Nainggolan with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  Xavi with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 65 :(brc) The Barcelona manager shouts at them from the touchline to play A
Min. 68 :(brc) Maradona pushes it past A_Pereira
          ...  Maradona with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  L_Fabianski has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  L_Fabianski is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 69 :(abn) R_Nainggolan finds the run of J_Digweed
          ...  B_Myre takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 70 :(brc) H_Son is going to be brought on
          ...  G_Bale is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 70 :(brc) L_Gasparotto replaces B_Myre and will play DF
Min. 70 :(brc) Odegaard comes on for B_Spencer and takes up a FW role
Min. 78 :(abn) J_Simunovic is coming on for B_Bryn and will play DF
Min. 78 :(abn) Almen_Abdi is coming on and R_VD_Vaart is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 78 :(abn) Emerson replaces J_Digweed and will play FW
Min. 80 :(abn) Douglas_Costa plays a long ball to A_Macheda
          ...  G_Wilkinson tackles cleanly
Min. 81 :(abn) D_Burford with an inch perfect pass to A_Pereira
          ...  But J_Myre sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 81 :(brc) M_Hunt with the kinky dribble
          ...  M_Hunt carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 82 :(brc) Xavi looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Hunt
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by W_A_Glen !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(abn) W_A_Glen finds A_Macheda with a ball over the defence
          ...  A_Macheda hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 89 :(brc) G_Wilkinson brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  H_Son gets on the end of the pass
          ...  H_Son tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into L_Fabianski's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 90 :(brc) Odegaard plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  H_Son decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  H_Son with the side footed shot!
          ...  L_Fabianski parries it

*************  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          : W_A_Glen (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : W_A_Glen (46)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Douglas_Costa (36)
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : G_Wilkinson
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : B_Spencer (16)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Aberdeen    |    Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :           7        |       7
Off target           :           4        |       5
On target            :           3        |       2
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           1        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       7
Key Tackles          :           1        |       7
Key Passes           :          12        |       7
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Final Score          : Aberdeen 1 - 0 Barcelona
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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 |  97   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
B_Bryn         DF   2  31   8   8  31 |  81   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Burford      DF   1  29  13   5  12 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
A_Macheda      DF   3  29   5   6  42 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  21
A_Pereira      DF   2  28  12   7  14 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_A_Glen       DF   2  28   7   8  31 |  97   0   1   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  10  31
Douglas_Costa  MF   2   8  30  11  42 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  28   8  24 |  81   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  45   5
R_Nainggolan   MF   1   7  28   5  23 |  97   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  27   7  12 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Digweed      FW   1   8   9  30  19 |  81   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
Higuita        GK  27   3   5   3  43 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Simunovic    DF   3  28   7   7  21 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  27  11  30 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
D_Gaitnat      MF   2   9  27  10  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  27  21 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Barcelona
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Romero         GK  39   2   5   1  22 |  97   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
B_Myre         DF   1  33  14   6  30 |  73   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
G_Bale         DF   2  31  11   7  42 |  73   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  97   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  73   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Maradona       AM   1  11  26  16  18 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  97   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
Pepe_Reina     GK  27   2   1   1  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Gasparotto   DF   3  25   8   7  23 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Iniesta      MF   2   6  27   7  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Son          FW   2   8  10  27  20 |  24   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Odegaard       FW   2   4   5  27  31 |  24   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
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