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Elite League, Week 3

Aberdeen 0 - 1 FC Porto

Elite League Match, Aberdeen vs. FC Porto (Mon Oct 23)


                             Aberdeen  |  FC Porto
                          4-1-3-1-1 C  |  4-1-2-1-2 E
                          Malky McKay  |  Shaun Winzor
                                       |
                       L_Fabianski GK  |  GK D_Marshall
                            B_Bryn DF  |  DF B_Moore
                         D_Burford DF  |  DF C_Barr
                         A_Pereira DF  |  DF C_Obasi
                       J_Simunovic DF  |  DF S_Bradley
                        Almen_Abdi DM  |  DM S_Winzor
                     Douglas_Costa MF  |  MF D_Pereira
                        R_VD_Vaart MF  |  MF O_Ruggeri
                        J_McArthur MF  |  AM P_Nedved
                         H_Rutland AM  |  FW G_Mixon
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW R_Chamgerlain
                                       |
                           R_Locke SUB |  SUB Helton
                         A_Macheda SUB |  SUB Maxi
                        D_E_Boyata SUB |  SUB G_Fofana
                           N_Piere SUB |  SUB M_Isco
                            Yeboah SUB |  SUB G_Agbonlahor

Referee: H_Webb (England)


Min. 6  :(abn) J_McArthur finds a hole in the defence
          ...  J_McArthur smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Rortugal floats the ball in!
          ...  D_Marshall fists it away!
Min. 10 :(abn) Almen_Abdi drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to R_VD_Vaart
          ...  C_Obasi stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 11 :(abn) H_Rutland with a 40-yard pass to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal attempts a lob!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 12 :(fcp) S_Winzor with the cross-field pass to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with the punt towards goal!
          ...  What agility from L_Fabianski
Min. 13 :(abn) H_Rutland brings it under control
          ...  He takes on B_Moore
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Almen_Abdi!
          ...  Almen_Abdi with a little chip!
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 16 :(fcp) S_Winzor looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Pereira
          ...  D_Pereira leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  L_Fabianski watches it sail wide!
Min. 19 :(fcp) P_Nedved with a slide rule pass to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Chamgerlain tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 23 :(abn) Douglas_Costa sidesteps C_Barr
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Douglas_Costa rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  D_Marshall with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 25 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain sprints past D_Burford
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  J_Simunovic belts it clear
Min. 27 :(abn) Douglas_Costa hoofs it up field to find D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal attempts a low drive!
          ...  D_Marshall parries it
Min. 27 :(fcp) B_Moore with a pinpoint pass to P_Nedved
          ...  D_Rortugal with a nasty foul
          ...  H_Webb will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 28 :(fcp) C_Barr plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  Douglas_Costa takes the player down!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 33 :(abn) H_Rutland knocks it past S_Bradley and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  H_Rutland fires a shot at goal !
          ...  D_Marshall goes down well to save
Min. 34 :(fcp) B_Moore plays a long ball to G_Mixon
          ...  D_Burford forces him off the ball
Min. 38 :(abn) D_Rortugal with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows O_Ruggeri a clean set of heals
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by C_Barr
Min. 41 :(abn) J_McArthur is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  D_Marshall heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(abn) H_Rutland sidesteps C_Obasi
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  S_Bradley gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 46 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal with a powerful header !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aberdeen 0-0 FC Porto

Min. 46 :(abn) H_Rutland threads the through ball to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal attempts a chip!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 47 :(abn) B_Bryn with a smart turn
          ...  B_Bryn has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  D_Marshall won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 48 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  R_Chamgerlain makes himself available
          ...  But J_Simunovic wins the tackle
Min. 52 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Good sliding challenge from S_Bradley
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  H_Rutland plays it into the danger area!
          ...  B_Bryn gets something on it!
          ...  D_Marshall with a superb tip around the post
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  H_Rutland chips the ball into the area!
          ...  D_Marshall easily catches it!
Min. 52 :(fcp) P_Nedved drives it across the face of the goal B_Moore
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by B_Moore !
          ...  L_Fabianski was lucky there
Min. 52 :(abn) H_Rutland with electric pace
          ...  He eases past C_Barr
          ...  C_Obasi scythes the player down.
          ...  Psycho!
          ...  H_Webb shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 55 :(fcp) D_Pereira turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Barr
          ...  C_Barr with the attempt at goal!
          ...  L_Fabianski catches the ball
Min. 56 :(abn) D_Burford flicks it over B_Moore and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  D_Burford with a stunning strike !
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_VD_Vaart!
          ...  The ball finds its way to D_Rortugal
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  D_Marshall makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 57 :(abn) Douglas_Costa pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  A_Pereira is clean through!
          ...  A_Pereira tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  D_Marshall with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 58 :(abn) J_Simunovic plays the back pass
          ...  L_Fabianski can't get to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake to make!!
          ...  Look at the fury on the managers face!!
          ...  Aberdeen 0-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 60 :(abn) D_E_Boyata is being brought on
          ...  B_Bryn is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 60 :(abn) Up goes the substitution board - A_Macheda on for J_Simunovic as a DF
Min. 60 :(abn) Almen_Abdi with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past C_Barr
          ...  He knocks it to R_VD_Vaart!
          ...  But C_Obasi spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 61 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off D_Burford back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  J_McArthur reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 62 :(abn) Almen_Abdi looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Burford
          ...  D_Burford hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 67 :(fcp) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  FC Porto will now play D
Min. 68 :(fcp) Maxi is being prepared to come on
          ...  B_Moore is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 68 :(fcp) G_Fofana takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace D_Pereira
          ...  He'll play as a MF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 70 :(abn) Yeboah is ready to come on to replace D_Rortugal
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 70 :(fcp) It appears G_Fofana is playing as a DM
Min. 70 :(abn) Almen_Abdi loses his marker!
          ...  Maxi with a late tackle
          ...  He certainly didn't mean it
Min. 72 :(fcp) There's going to be a change
          ...  G_Agbonlahor will come on for R_Chamgerlain and play MF
Min. 77 :(fcp) S_Winzor takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into G_Agbonlahor
          ...  A skilful effort from G_Agbonlahor !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 78 :(abn) D_Burford finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled C_Obasi
          ...  G_Fofana with the tackle
Min. 80 :(abn) Aberdeen's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 81 :(abn) H_Rutland bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to Yeboah
          ...  But C_Obasi slides in two footed.
          ...  H_Webb has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 85 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to O_Ruggeri
          ...  Good sliding challenge from A_Macheda
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  O_Ruggeri drives it into the box!
          ...  G_Fofana gets to it!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 87 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to J_McArthur
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from C_Barr
Min. 87 :(fcp) G_Fofana with a short pass to find C_Barr
          ...  Douglas_Costa body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(fcp) Maxi has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Almen_Abdi
          ...  He puts in G_Mixon!
          ...  D_Burford fouls badly
          ...  H_Webb will want to speak to him
          ...  H_Webb warned him
Min. 88 :(fcp) P_Nedved knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  P_Nedved has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  L_Fabianski makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 93 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  P_Nedved gets on the end of the pass
          ...  The defender is caught ball watching
          ...  P_Nedved takes advantage and races towards the goal!
          ...  Just L_Fabianski is between him and the goal
          ...  He tries to slide it past L_Fabianski
          ...  L_Fabianski dives bravely at his feet !!

*************  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          : H_Rutland
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Rortugal (27), Douglas_Costa (87)
Injured              : N/A
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : D_Marshall (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Simunovic (58 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : C_Obasi (52)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aberdeen     |    FC Porto
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       9
Off target           :           8        |       4
On target            :           7        |       5
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           4        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       9
Key Tackles          :           5        |       8
Key Passes           :          12        |       13
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Final Score          : Aberdeen 0 - 1 FC Porto
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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 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
B_Bryn         DF   2  30   8   8  31 |  61   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -14
D_Burford      DF   1  28  13   5  12 |  94   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -18
A_Pereira      DF   2  28  12   7  14 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
J_Simunovic    DF   3  28   7   7  21 |  61   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20   0
Almen_Abdi     DM   1  10  27  11  30 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
Douglas_Costa  MF   2   8  29  11  42 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  18   3
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  27   8  24 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  27   7  12 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
H_Rutland      AM   1   8  27  12  14 |  94   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   5
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  28  21 |  71   0   0   0   0   6   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  16
R_Locke        GK  36   2   4   4  15 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Macheda      DF   3  28   5   6  42 |  33   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  26  10   8  11 |  33   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Piere        MF   1   6  23   7  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Yeboah         FW   1   7   7  27  31 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - FC Porto
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_Marshall     GK  39   7   5   7  14 |  94   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
B_Moore        DF   2  30  13  11  20 |  69   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
C_Barr         DF   2  30  13  10  27 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
C_Obasi        DF   2  27  11   8  39 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  58  -2  -2
S_Bradley      DF   2  26  12   7  21 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
S_Winzor       DM   3  20  24  10  22 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
D_Pereira      MF   3  11  27   7  32 |  69   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
O_Ruggeri      MF   1   9  26  22  19 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Nedved       AM   1   7  25  23  17 |  94   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  27  42 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  26  20 |  73   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Helton         GK  29   1   1   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  27   8   8  22 |  25   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
G_Fofana       DM   1  17  26   7  21 |  25   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
M_Isco         AM   2   8  23  20  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Agbonlahor   MF   1  11   8  26  32 |  21   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30  21
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