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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round

Ajax 1 - 2 Barcelona

Elite FA Cup 2 Round, Ajax vs. Barcelona (Thu Feb 01)


                                 Ajax  |  Barcelona
                              4-4-2 N  |  5-4-1 C
                          James Maund  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                       E_Van_d_Sar GK  |  GK Romero
                         V_Kompany DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                       S_Kolasinac DF  |  DF J_Myre
                      Alvaro_Rubio DF  |  DF Ciaran_Clark
                            J_Stam DF  |  DF J_Miranda
                       R_Pletikosa MF  |  DF L_Gasparotto
                          J_Crujff MF  |  MF Preety
                         I_Muniain MF  |  MF R_Kopa
                          P_Vieira MF  |  MF B_Spencer
                        Ian_Wright FW  |  MF A_Lallana
                        D_Bergkamp FW  |  FW M_Hunt
                                       |
                        G_Langerak SUB |  SUB Pepe_Reina
                       T_Vermaelen SUB |  SUB Xavi
                          S_Marlet SUB |  SUB A_Iniesta
                     Oscar_Serrano SUB |  SUB Maradona
                        A_Arshavin SUB |  SUB H_Son

Referee: N_Rizzoli (Italy)


Min. 3  :(aja) Alvaro_Rubio with the diagonal pass Ian_Wright
          ...  Ian_Wright curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 5  :(aja) D_Bergkamp finds his way through
          ...  He has tremendous pace
          ...  Ciaran_Clark plays it back
          ...  Romero slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_Pletikosa!
          ...  J_Miranda heads it away
Min. 10 :(aja) Ian_Wright takes possession on the edge of the box
          ...  G_Wilkinson with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  N_Rizzoli wants a quiet word
Min. 11 :(brc) M_Hunt breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on E_Van_d_Sar!
          ...  P_Vieira brings him down!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  N_Rizzoli calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 13 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark passes the ball to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered home!
          ...  The Barcelona fans chant his name!
          ...  Barcelona go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Ajax 0-1 Barcelona ...
Min. 14 :(brc) Barcelona are switching their playing style to D
Min. 14 :(brc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  M_Hunt is through!
          ...  M_Hunt attempts a chip!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar won't get to that!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Superb finish!!!
          ...  Ajax 0-2 Barcelona ...
Min. 16 :(brc) J_Miranda takes advantage of a bad back pass from J_Stam
          ...  J_Miranda with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 18 :(aja) V_Kompany takes advantage of a mistake by J_Myre
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  V_Kompany with the punt towards goal!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 22 :(aja) J_Stam has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past B_Spencer
          ...  He puts in Ian_Wright!
          ...  L_Gasparotto cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 25 :(aja) R_Pletikosa with a probing through ball D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  But Romero reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on Romero anyway
Min. 28 :(aja) I_Muniain backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Ian_Wright gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Lallana makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 30 :(aja) R_Pletikosa knocks it forward
          ...  L_Gasparotto slips
          ...  Ian_Wright gets to it!
          ...  L_Gasparotto recovers to win the ball back
Min. 30 :(brc) J_Myre spits at Alvaro_Rubio
          ...  N_Rizzoli calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 32 :(brc) M_Hunt with the dribble
          ...  S_Kolasinac is easily beaten
          ...  R_Pletikosa reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 34 :(brc) The ball is passed in from A_Lallana, he finds M_Hunt
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 36 :(aja) V_Kompany with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past A_Lallana
          ...  A_Lallana recovers to win the ball back
Min. 39 :(aja) D_Bergkamp with a clever shimmy
          ...  J_Myre with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(brc) R_Kopa leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to L_Gasparotto
          ...  L_Gasparotto hits a crisp volley!
          ...  What agility from E_Van_d_Sar
Min. 44 :(aja) J_Crujff spots D_Bergkamp who is in acres of space
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by J_Myre
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 44 :(brc) M_Hunt plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  M_Hunt with the crafty shot!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 45 :(brc) G_Wilkinson sidesteps J_Stam
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 46 :(brc) R_Kopa brings it under control
          ...  He takes on P_Vieira
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in M_Hunt!
          ...  M_Hunt with the side footed shot!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 48 :(aja) Oscar_Serrano is coming on and P_Vieira is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Ajax 0-2 Barcelona

Min. 48 :(brc) M_Hunt is first to the ball
          ...  J_Stam forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Lallana curls it into the box!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar catches it!
Min. 49 :(aja) T_Vermaelen is coming on and S_Kolasinac is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play DF
Min. 50 :(aja) A_Arshavin comes on for Ian_Wright and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 51 :(aja) R_Pletikosa beats G_Wilkinson
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves N_Rizzoli
          ...  But A_Lallana wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but N_Rizzoli has none of it.
Min. 53 :(brc) R_Kopa has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Alvaro_Rubio
          ...  He puts in J_Myre!
          ...  J_Stam takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 61 :(aja) Oscar_Serrano plays it forward to I_Muniain
          ...  But Ciaran_Clark comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 62 :(aja) D_Bergkamp finds his way through
          ...  He lost his man too easily
          ...  A_Lallana is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 64 :(brc) M_Hunt punches R_Pletikosa off the ball
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  N_Rizzoli reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 65 :(brc) M_Hunt breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on E_Van_d_Sar!
          ...  T_Vermaelen brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  N_Rizzoli reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 66 :(brc) Preety flicks it past J_Stam
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  What a shot from Preety !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar gets up well to catch that one
Min. 67 :(brc) M_Hunt slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  V_Kompany with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  N_Rizzoli shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  A_Lallana passes to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt aims for the top right corner !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into E_Van_d_Sar's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 70 :(brc) Up goes the substitution board - H_Son on for M_Hunt as a FW
Min. 70 :(brc) a big roar from the crowd as Xavi comes on for Preety to play MF
Min. 70 :(aja) Oscar_Serrano with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves G_Wilkinson behind
          ...  J_Myre takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 74 :(aja) I_Muniain has time and space on the edge of the box
          ...  A_Lallana gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 77 :(aja) T_Vermaelen flicks it over J_Myre and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  T_Vermaelen with the side footed shot!
          ...  Romero gets his fingertips to it
Min. 82 :(aja) Oscar_Serrano controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs G_Wilkinson
          ...  He puts in J_Crujff!
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  L_Gasparotto belts it clear
Min. 82 :(brc) B_Spencer with the nod to H_Son
          ...  But Alvaro_Rubio with the fine tackle
Min. 84 :(aja) J_Crujff looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to T_Vermaelen
          ...  A skilful effort from T_Vermaelen !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That puts Ajax back in with a shout!
          ...  Ajax 1-2 Barcelona ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(aja) J_Crujff takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into A_Arshavin
          ...  The ball hits L_Gasparotto in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 90 :(aja) A_Arshavin takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past A_Lallana
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Ciaran_Clark wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Amsterdam Arena
Attendance           : 150,000
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : J_Crujff
Scorers              : T_Vermaelen (84)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : P_Vieira (11), T_Vermaelen (65), V_Kompany (67)
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : M_Hunt (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Hunt (13,14)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Myre (39), M_Hunt (64)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                                Ajax      |   Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :           5        |       8
Off target           :           2        |       2
On target            :           3        |       6
Possession           :          36        |       64
Corners              :           1        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :          12        |       11
Key Tackles          :           6        |       13
Key Passes           :          10        |       6
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Final Score          : Ajax 1 - 2 Barcelona
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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 |  97   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
V_Kompany      DF   2  29  11   8  33 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -1
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  28  10   9  11 |  52   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alvaro_Rubio   DF   2  28   8  10  36 |  97   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
J_Stam         DF   2  27   8   7  29 |  97   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -10 -20
R_Pletikosa    MF   3  10  30   8  40 |  97   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
J_Crujff       MF   2   6  29  10  28 |  97   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0
I_Muniain      MF   1  10  28   8  24 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  28   9  20 |  48   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
Ian_Wright     FW   2   6   9  29  22 |  53   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  28  21 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  26   8   6  31 |  45   0   0   0   0   2   1   1   0   0  -2  -2  33
S_Marlet       MF   2   8  30   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Oscar_Serrano  MF   2  16  28  12  19 |  49   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |  44   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   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  97   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |  97   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  25   0
J_Miranda      DF   2  27  11   7  21 |  97   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
L_Gasparotto   DF   3  25   8   7  23 |  97   0   4   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80   0   5
Preety         MF   1  10  40   6  28 |  73   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  97   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
A_Lallana      MF   3  10  26   8  21 |  97   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  73   0   0   0   0   5   2   1   0   0  -2  -2  65
Pepe_Reina     GK  27   2   1   1  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |  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
Maradona       MF   1  11  26  16  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Son          FW   2   9  10  27  20 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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