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June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1

Ajax 3 - 0 Borussia Dortmund

June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1, Ajax vs. Borussia Dortmund (Wed May 13)


                                 Ajax  |  Borussia Dortmund
                              4-4-2 A  |  4-5-1 C
                          James Maund  |  Rune Oldeide
                                       |
                         B_Friedel GK  |  GK S_Maier
                             Fazio DF  |  DF R_Song
                           M_Keown DF  |  DF Lazo
                     M_Van_D_Hoorn DF  |  DF L_Rongifo
                       T_Vermaelen DF  |  DF Martins_Indi
                     Tomas_Rosicky MF  |  MF Shaqiri
                        M_Overmars MF  |  MF J_Height
                        C_Fabregas MF  |  MF D_Alli
                        W_Sneijder MF  |  MF A_Del_Piero
                        D_Bergkamp FW  |  MF L_Burt
                         G_Puciato FW  |  FW C_Bellamy
                                       |
                        G_Langerak SUB |  SUB P_Check
                       S_Kolasinac SUB |  SUB M_Motta
                      C_Dos_Passos SUB |  SUB Danilo
                          P_Vieira SUB |  SUB A_Lallana
                        T_Wallcott SUB |  SUB S_Radacanu

Referee: A_Barken (Norway)


Min. 1  :(aja) W_Sneijder looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to G_Puciato
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Martins_Indi
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 2  :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to W_Sneijder
          ...  L_Rongifo takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 2  :(bor) J_Height with a reverse pass to L_Burt
          ...  Fazio beats him to the ball
Min. 4  :(aja) M_Keown nutmegs the defender, he continues to run forward
          ...  M_Keown tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 5  :(aja) D_Bergkamp has it on the edge of the box
          ...  A cheeky lob from D_Bergkamp !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 7  :(aja) M_Overmars can't keep control of it and loses possession!
          ...  He goes in hard and wins it back!
          ...  He creates some space for an opening!
          ...  M_Overmars lobs S_Maier!
          ...  What agility from S_Maier
Min. 11 :(aja) M_Overmars holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Bergkamp
          ...  Martins_Indi with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 11 :(bor) R_Song cuts through the defence
          ...  R_Song with a blistering shot !
          ...  B_Friedel makes a fine save
Min. 15 :(aja) D_Bergkamp runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs R_Song
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  D_Bergkamp attempts to nutmeg S_Maier!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 19 :(bor) C_Bellamy plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  C_Bellamy with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  B_Friedel with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 20 :(bor) J_Height with a neat pass into C_Bellamy
          ...  C_Bellamy launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  B_Friedel with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 21 :(aja) G_Puciato barges R_Song off the ball
          ...  G_Puciato hits the ball first time!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 21 :(bor) A_Del_Piero with a first time pass
          ...  C_Bellamy runs onto it!
          ...  C_Bellamy fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But B_Friedel punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 22 :(aja) M_Overmars heads the ball back to C_Fabregas
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by C_Fabregas !
          ...  S_Maier with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 22 :(bor) Shaqiri plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  Shaqiri fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 29 :(aja) C_Fabregas wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Puciato
          ...  G_Puciato heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  S_Maier gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 30 :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky chips the ball over the defence and finds M_Overmars
          ...  M_Overmars with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  S_Maier with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 36 :(aja) M_Overmars backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  G_Puciato latches onto the end of it
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  D_Alli looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 42 :(bor) D_Alli looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to C_Bellamy
          ...  M_Overmars goes in stud's first
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  A_Barken reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  C_Bellamy bends it round the wall
          ...  B_Friedel tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by A_Del_Piero
          ...  The ball comes to C_Bellamy
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  B_Friedel watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(aja) D_Bergkamp looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Overmars
          ...  M_Overmars hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  S_Maier falls over
          ...  He recovers to tip it onto the post!
          ...  But it hits his back!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Unlucky!
          ...  The Ajax fans start to taunt him now!
          ...  Lets see if Ajax can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Ajax 1-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 43 :(bor) Lazo runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  D_Alli latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  D_Alli with a blistering shot !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 44 :(aja) D_Bergkamp is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to G_Puciato
          ...  L_Burt brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 45 :(bor) Martins_Indi has it now
          ...  He takes on M_Keown
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in L_Burt!
          ...  L_Burt sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 47 :(aja) W_Sneijder with a short pass to find D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  S_Maier makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 47 :(bor) C_Bellamy knocks the ball past the lunge of M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  Fine tackle by T_Vermaelen
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 48 :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky with a glorious long pass to G_Puciato
          ...  G_Puciato sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  S_Maier parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 48 :(bor) Shaqiri looks injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  Lets hope it's not serious
          ...  He returns to the pitch to carry on
          ...  He seems to be ok

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Ajax 1-0 Borussia Dortmund

Min. 48 :(aja) W_Sneijder runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Lazo back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Lazo plays the back pass
          ...  S_Maier can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Overmars curls it into the box!
          ...  It comes to C_Fabregas
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  S_Maier makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 48 :(bor) D_Alli gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Shaqiri
          ...  M_Keown with a nasty foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  L_Burt passes to Shaqiri
          ...  A thundering drive by Shaqiri !
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 48 :(bor) L_Burt hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  D_Alli latches onto it!
          ...  D_Alli with the header !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Ajax fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 49 :(aja) C_Fabregas runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of Fazio
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  Shaqiri plays the back pass
          ...  S_Maier can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Tomas_Rosicky chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  D_Bergkamp tries to place the shot!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 50 :(aja) S_Kolasinac will replace M_Keown and play DF
Min. 51 :(aja) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  T_Wallcott will come on for G_Puciato and play FW
Min. 52 :(aja) P_Vieira is being prepared to come on
          ...  W_Sneijder is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 53 :(aja) P_Vieira with a reverse pass to M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But S_Maier smothers the ball.
Min. 54 :(aja) P_Vieira with the towering header to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp with a thundering shot!
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 58 :(aja) Fazio looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott hits the ball first time!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Ajax 2-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 60 :(bor) A_Lallana is coming on for J_Height and will play MF
Min. 60 :(bor) Borussia Dortmund restructured their strategy to A
Min. 60 :(aja) S_Kolasinac with the diagonal pass Fazio
          ...  Fazio with a stunning strike !
          ...  S_Maier takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 63 :(aja) S_Kolasinac controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs R_Song
          ...  He puts in T_Wallcott!
          ...  A left-footer by T_Wallcott !
          ...  S_Maier watches it sail wide!
Min. 65 :(bor) S_Radacanu is being prepared to come on
          ...  C_Bellamy is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 65 :(bor) A_Del_Piero runs at T_Vermaelen
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 67 :(bor) A_Del_Piero kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  D_Alli gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 68 :(bor) Shaqiri hoofs it up field to find A_Del_Piero
          ...  But C_Fabregas wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 70 :(bor) M_Motta is ready to come on to replace Martins_Indi
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 71 :(bor) D_Alli takes advantage of a bad back pass
          ...  D_Alli bears down on goal!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 73 :(aja) M_Overmars with a measured pass to T_Wallcott
          ...  M_Motta with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 73 :(bor) L_Rongifo looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to S_Radacanu
          ...  S_Radacanu with a thundering shot!
          ...  But B_Friedel punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that B_Friedel got a touch
Min. 74 :(aja) S_Kolasinac sidesteps M_Motta
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  S_Kolasinac with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But S_Maier hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 75 :(aja) T_Wallcott turns nicely onto the ball
          ...  M_Motta takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 77 :(bor) R_Song runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Alli
          ...  But S_Kolasinac comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 78 :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky with a reverse pass to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 79 :(aja) M_Van_D_Hoorn plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  D_Bergkamp decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  D_Bergkamp aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  S_Maier with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 80 :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky loses M_Motta
          ...  Tomas_Rosicky leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 81 :(bor) L_Rongifo sidesteps S_Kolasinac
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn wins the ball with ease
          ...  A_Barken saw something no-one else did
Min. 83 :(aja) D_Bergkamp knocks the ball past M_Motta
          ...  D_Bergkamp has a dig at goal!
          ...  S_Maier won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 84 :(bor) D_Alli looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  L_Burt receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  L_Burt has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  B_Friedel has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  B_Friedel reacts well to save!!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(aja) M_Overmars with a probing through ball T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott sees S_Maier off his line !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 91 :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a well worked goal!
          ...  Ajax 3-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 91 :(bor) A_Lallana has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  S_Radacanu gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  S_Radacanu hits the ball first time!
          ...  B_Friedel makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 92 :(aja) T_Wallcott with a clever shimmy
          ...  T_Wallcott hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  Looks like it should be S_Maier's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_Maier looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of S_Maier

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Johan Cruijff Arena
Attendance           : 139,425
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : D_Bergkamp (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Overmars (43), T_Wallcott (58), D_Bergkamp (91)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Overmars (42)
Injured              : N/A
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Borussia Dortmund Match Info
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Best player          : C_Bellamy
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Ajax       | Borussia Dortmund
Attempts on Goal     :          26        |       15
Off target           :          12        |       7
On target            :          14        |       8
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       7
Key Tackles          :           6        |       9
Key Passes           :          22        |       13
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Final Score          : Ajax 3 - 0 Borussia Dortmund
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Player Statistics - Ajax
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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B_Friedel      GK  35   4   3   5  11 |  97   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
Fazio          DF   2  31   8  10  41 |  97   0   1   1   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  30  10
M_Keown        DF   3  30  12   7  21 |  54   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Van_D_Hoorn  DF   1  29   9   8  33 |  97   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  10  10
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  28   9   6  31 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Tomas_Rosicky  MF   3   8  29   8  32 |  97   0   0   5   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
M_Overmars     MF   2  10  28  14  32 |  97   0   0   5   0   3   1   1   0   0  -2  48  53
C_Fabregas     MF   3   8  28   7  31 |  97   0   1   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
W_Sneijder     MF   1   7  27   9  30 |  56   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  31  21 |  97   0   0   2   1   9   1   0   0   0   0  40  55
G_Puciato      FW   2  10  10  30  42 |  55   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  40
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  31  11  10  11 |  43   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
C_Dos_Passos   DF   1  29  11   5  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  30   9  20 |  41   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40  20
T_Wallcott     FW   3   9  11  29  21 |  42   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  35

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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S_Maier        GK  32   1   1   3  11 |  97  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
R_Song         DF   2  27   8   7  33 |  97   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Lazo           DF   3  26   8   6  31 |  97   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
L_Rongifo      DF   2  25  10   6  32 |  97   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Martins_Indi   DF   1  25   7   7  23 |  74   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -10 -20
Shaqiri        MF   2   9  26  19  31 |  97   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_Height       MF   3  15  26   8  22 |  64   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Alli         MF   1   8  25  13  21 |  97   0   1   2   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
A_Del_Piero    MF   2   6  25  12  11 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_Burt         MF   1   8  25   9  31 |  97   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
C_Bellamy      FW   2   6   8  27  33 |  69   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  20
P_Check        GK  31   2   3   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Motta        DF   1  28   8   6  32 |  23   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Danilo         DF   2  27   7   8  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Lallana      MF   3  10  28   8  21 |  33   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
S_Radacanu     FW   3   6   5  25  22 |  28   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
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