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Elite League Cup Match 2

Ajax 1 - 0 Borussia Dortmund

Elite League Cup Group Match, Ajax vs. Borussia Dortmund (Wed Nov 01)


                                 Ajax  |  Borussia Dortmund
                              4-4-2 E  |  6-3-1 C
                          James Maund  |  Rune Oldeide
                                       |
                       E_Van_d_Sar GK  |  GK I_Banks
                      C_dos_Passos DF  |  DF Eirik_Silva
                      Alvaro_Rubio DF  |  DF P_Gualtieri
                            J_Stam DF  |  DF M_Motta
                       T_Vermaelen DF  |  DF G_McQueen
                          J_Crujff MF  |  DF Danilo
                          S_Marlet MF  |  DF R_Song
                          P_Vieira MF  |  MF S_A_Nasri
                        M_Overmars MF  |  MF K_Dalglish
                        Ian_Wright FW  |  MF A_Vidal
                        A_Arshavin FW  |  FW J_Valdano
                                       |
                        G_Langerak SUB |  SUB P_Check
                         V_Kompany SUB |  SUB A_Nouri
                       S_Kolasinac SUB |  SUB Guilherme
                       R_Pletikosa SUB |  SUB S_Kehl
                        D_Bergkamp SUB |  SUB M_Delvecchio

Referee: M_Stadio (Austria)


Min. 2  :(aja) P_Vieira has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past P_Gualtieri
          ...  He knocks it to Ian_Wright!
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Eirik_Silva
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio chips the ball into the area!
          ...  I_Banks reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 5  :(aja) S_Marlet whips the ball across to T_Vermaelen
          ...  T_Vermaelen with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs towards the fans!
          ...  And slides on his knees!
          ...  That's put Ajax in front!
          ...  Ajax 1-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 6  :(aja) The Ajax manager told his side to change to a A strategy
Min. 10 :(aja) P_Vieira squares it to Alvaro_Rubio
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But I_Banks palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 10 :(aja) J_Crujff kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  P_Gualtieri with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Ajax players
          ...  He's in trouble!!
          ...  He could be sent off for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He was lucky to get away with that!
Min. 12 :(aja) A_Arshavin runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Eirik_Silva back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Danilo anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 19 :(aja) Ian_Wright plays a great one-two
          ...  He continues to run forward now
          ...  M_Motta steals the ball of off him
Min. 20 :(aja) J_Crujff curls the ball out wide to Ian_Wright
          ...  Ian_Wright shoots towards goal !
          ...  But I_Banks punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 22 :(aja) A_Arshavin beats J_Valdano
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Danilo stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 23 :(aja) Ian_Wright with electric pace
          ...  He eases past Danilo
          ...  A_Vidal brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 25 :(bor) S_A_Nasri is clutching his leg!
          ...  The Borussia Dortmund physio rushes on
          ...  He isn't able to carry on!
Min. 25 :(bor) S_Kehl replaces S_A_Nasri to play as a MF
Min. 27 :(bor) S_Kehl looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to J_Valdano
          ...  J_Valdano with a little chip!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 29 :(bor) S_Kehl with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past T_Vermaelen
          ...  He knocks it to P_Gualtieri!
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Motta chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of E_Van_d_Sar
Min. 33 :(bor) S_Kehl passes the ball to Danilo
          ...  Danilo tries to beat E_Van_d_Sar!
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 38 :(aja) T_Vermaelen runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to J_Stam
          ...  P_Gualtieri tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
Min. 38 :(bor) Guilherme is going to be brought on
          ...  A_Vidal is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 40 :(bor) M_Motta with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Eirik_Silva gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Alvaro_Rubio
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Dalglish chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar catches it!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(aja) A_Arshavin finds his way through
          ...  He bears down on goal
          ...  Danilo cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 45 :(bor) The Borussia Dortmund manager told his side to change to a A strategy

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

Min. 46 :(bor) Guilherme kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  K_Dalglish gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio robs him of the ball
Min. 48 :(aja) S_Kolasinac comes on for M_Overmars and takes up a MF role
Min. 48 :(aja) P_Vieira with a slick pass to A_Arshavin
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  S_Kehl belts it clear
Min. 49 :(aja) Up goes the substitution board - V_Kompany on for C_dos_Passos as a DF
Min. 50 :(aja) D_Bergkamp will replace A_Arshavin and play FW
Min. 50 :(aja) Ian_Wright takes advantage of a bad back pass from Eirik_Silva
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by R_Song !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 54 :(bor) Eirik_Silva runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  Eirik_Silva with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But E_Van_d_Sar tips it behind
          ...  M_Stadio has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 60 :(aja) D_Bergkamp sidesteps G_McQueen
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  D_Bergkamp attempts a lob!
          ...  But I_Banks just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 60 :(bor) K_Dalglish runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to M_Motta
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by V_Kompany
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Dalglish floats the ball in!
          ...  T_Vermaelen heads it away
Min. 61 :(aja) The ball is passed in from S_Marlet, he finds P_Vieira
          ...  But Danilo wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Bergkamp lofts the ball in!
          ...  I_Banks catches it!
Min. 62 :(aja) J_Crujff slides it through the middle to Ian_Wright
          ...  Eirik_Silva slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 65 :(bor) A_Nouri is being brought on
          ...  Eirik_Silva is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 67 :(aja) V_Kompany beats Guilherme
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  M_Motta with a bad challenge
          ...  M_Stadio will want to speak to him
          ...  M_Stadio warns him
Min. 70 :(bor) G_McQueen brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  J_Valdano gets on the end of the pass
          ...  V_Kompany knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But M_Stadio just turns away!
Min. 72 :(aja) S_Kolasinac lobs it over Danilo
          ...  Fine tackle by R_Song
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 73 :(aja) Ian_Wright times his run well
          ...  Ian_Wright aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by S_Marlet
          ...  Danilo heads it away
Min. 74 :(aja) S_Marlet looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_Stam
          ...  J_Stam with the header !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 75 :(aja) S_Kolasinac moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Marlet
          ...  Guilherme stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 77 :(aja) J_Crujff with a measured pass to S_Marlet
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by A_Nouri
Min. 78 :(aja) P_Vieira fires over a low cross to J_Stam
          ...  A cracking drive from J_Stam !
          ...  I_Banks watches it sail wide!
Min. 78 :(bor) G_McQueen looks in some pain. He'll have to come off
          ...  They have no substitutions left. Will play a man down
Min. 80 :(aja) D_Bergkamp steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs Guilherme
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  A wicked drive by D_Bergkamp !
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 80 :(bor) K_Dalglish is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Valdano
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  T_Vermaelen hits it out for a throw
Min. 81 :(aja) J_Crujff controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  D_Bergkamp gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  D_Bergkamp gets his head to the ball !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 84 :(aja) V_Kompany jumps over M_Motta's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  V_Kompany hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  I_Banks tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Bergkamp chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  I_Banks fists it away!
Min. 87 :(aja) The ball is passed in from J_Crujff, he finds P_Vieira
          ...  P_Vieira with a blistering shot !
          ...  I_Banks won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(aja) S_Marlet flicks it over Guilherme's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  R_Song gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 89 :(aja) P_Vieira with a 40-yard pass to Ian_Wright
          ...  A glorious effort by Ian_Wright !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into I_Banks's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 90 :(aja) Ian_Wright turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  Ian_Wright with a stunning strike !
          ...  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. 91 :(aja) J_Crujff is hobbling. He's unable to continue
          ...  They have used all of there substitutions
          ...  They will have to play on a man less!
Min. 92 :(bor) S_Kehl plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  But J_Stam sees the pass and cuts it out

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Amsterdam Arena
Attendance           : 143,573
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : T_Vermaelen (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Vermaelen (5)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : J_Crujff (91)
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Borussia Dortmund Match Info
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Best player          : Danilo
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : P_Gualtieri (38)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : S_A_Nasri (25), G_McQueen (78)
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Match Statistics
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                               Ajax       | Borussia Dortmund
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       3
Off target           :           8        |       2
On target            :           5        |       1
Possession           :          64        |       36
Corners              :           4        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           3        |       7
Key Tackles          :           7        |       14
Key Passes           :          15        |       8
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Final Score          : Ajax 1 - 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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E_Van_d_Sar    GK  39   5   5   7  14 |  95   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
C_dos_Passos   DF   2  33  11   9  46 |  51   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alvaro_Rubio   DF   2  28   8  10  36 |  95   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 120  20  25
J_Stam         DF   2  26   8   7  29 |  95   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   2
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  26   8   6  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   1   1   0   0   0  40  10  30
J_Crujff       MF   2   6  29  10  28 |  93   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
S_Marlet       MF   2   8  29   8  22 |  95   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  28   9  20 |  95   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  50   1
M_Overmars     MF   2  10  26  13  32 |  50   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ian_Wright     FW   2   6   9  28  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  20  20  28
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |  52   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
V_Kompany      DF   2  29  11   8  33 |  44   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
S_Kolasinac    MF   2  27  10   9  11 |  45   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_Pletikosa    MF   3  10  29   8  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  28  21 |  43   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7

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  27   2   2   3  31 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
Eirik_Silva    DF   3  26   6   9  13 |  67   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
P_Gualtieri    DF   2  25   6   8  44 |  38   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
M_Motta        DF   1  25   8   6  32 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
G_McQueen      DF   2  24   8   9  41 |  80   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Danilo         DF   2  24   7   8  32 |  95   0   5   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 100   0   1
R_Song         DF   2  23   8   7  33 |  95   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
S_A_Nasri      MF   2   8  26   9  26 |  25   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Dalglish     MF   3   7  25  13  18 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Vidal        MF   2  12  23   6  21 |  38   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Valdano      FW   2   7   7  23  30 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
P_Check        GK  30   2   3   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Nouri        DF   1  26  11   6  21 |  28   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
Guilherme      DF   1  24   3   8  17 |  57   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
S_Kehl         MF   2  13  25   7  28 |  70   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
M_Delvecchio   FW   1   7  10  24  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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