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Elite League, Week 11

Ajax 1 - 1 Celtic FC

Elite League Match, Ajax vs. Celtic FC (Sun Dec 17)


                                 Ajax  |  Celtic FC
                              5-3-2 D  |  4-1-3-1-1 P
                          James Maund  |  Stuart Neilson
                                       |
                       E_Van_d_Sar GK  |  GK T_Flowers
                      C_dos_Passos DF  |  DF B_Howedes
                         V_Kompany DF  |  DF N_Wade
                       S_Kolasinac DF  |  DF Fernando_Mera
                            J_Stam DF  |  DF K_Abrha
                       T_Vermaelen DF  |  DM B_Bjorksson
                       R_Pletikosa MF  |  MF K_Mizuno
                          J_Crujff MF  |  MF A_Ben_Hatira
                     Oscar_Serrano MF  |  MF R_V_Persie
                        Ian_Wright FW  |  AM M_Phisbaena
                        D_Bergkamp FW  |  FW P_McGowan
                                       |
                        G_Langerak SUB |  SUB S_Assenjo
                      Alvaro_Rubio SUB |  SUB P_A_Cocu
                           M_Keown SUB |  SUB M_Britos
                          P_Vieira SUB |  SUB C_Makelele
                        A_Arshavin SUB |  SUB G_Puciato

Referee: C_Cakir (Turkey)


Min. 10 :(aja) V_Kompany with a glorious 60-yard pass to D_Bergkamp
          ...  Cleared by Fernando_Mera
Min. 11 :(aja) Oscar_Serrano flicks the ball through
          ...  Ian_Wright runs onto it!
          ...  Fernando_Mera wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 18 :(aja) S_Kolasinac sidesteps Fernando_Mera
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  K_Mizuno stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 20 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson finds P_McGowan with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  P_McGowan Places the ball on the spot
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar with the save!!
Min. 21 :(cfc) The ball goes loose!
          ...  P_McGowan gains possesion and thinks about the shot
          ...  V_Kompany with an ugly foul
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
Min. 21 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson with an in swinging cross to P_McGowan
          ...  Intercepted by Ian_Wright
Min. 24 :(aja) Ian_Wright back heels to find R_Pletikosa in space
          ...  Fernando_Mera with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 29 :(aja) R_Pletikosa with an inch perfect pass to Ian_Wright
          ...  Ian_Wright hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But T_Flowers makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 31 :(cfc) R_V_Persie spits at J_Stam
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Stuart Neilson looks relieved
          ...  James Maund is far from happy with that decision
Min. 41 :(aja) Oscar_Serrano wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to V_Kompany
          ...  V_Kompany with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  But T_Flowers just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  C_Cakir has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(aja) D_Bergkamp backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  C_dos_Passos latches onto the end of it
          ...  Fernando_Mera gathers up the loose ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Ajax 0-0 Celtic FC

Min. 48 :(aja) P_Vieira is ready to come on to replace J_Crujff
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 48 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to M_Phisbaena
          ...  But T_Vermaelen barges him off the ball
Min. 49 :(aja) Alvaro_Rubio is ready to come on to replace C_dos_Passos
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 50 :(aja) R_Pletikosa is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  T_Flowers was caught out there
          ...  That's given Ajax the advantage!
          ...  Ajax 1-0 Celtic FC ...
Min. 51 :(aja) Ajax will now play C
Min. 51 :(cfc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Celtic FC will now be playing E
Min. 52 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira gets to the by line and finds M_Phisbaena with a beautiful cross
          ...  T_Vermaelen takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 53 :(aja) D_Bergkamp plays in J_Stam with a beautiful ball
          ...  But R_V_Persie wins the tackle
Min. 59 :(aja) R_Pletikosa with a reverse pass to Alvaro_Rubio
          ...  But R_V_Persie reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 70 :(cfc) a big roar from the crowd as P_A_Cocu comes on for B_Howedes to play DF
Min. 70 :(cfc) G_Puciato will replace the useless M_Phisbaena and will play FW
Min. 72 :(cfc) C_Makelele is going to be brought on
          ...  K_Mizuno is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DM
Min. 72 :(cfc) G_Puciato leaves V_Kompany standing
          ...  Ian_Wright with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  B_Bjorksson knocks it forward
          ...  P_McGowan gets on the end of it
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bjorksson hits it towards the far post!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar comes out and claims it!
Min. 73 :(cfc) The ball goes loose!
          ...  P_McGowan seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  D_Bergkamp with a nasty foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 75 :(aja) Ian_Wright pushes it past the defender
          ...  B_Bjorksson forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Pletikosa plays it towards the near post!
          ...  K_Abrha belts it clear
Min. 76 :(aja) A_Arshavin takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace Ian_Wright
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 78 :(cfc) N_Wade knocks it forward
          ...  J_Stam slips
          ...  Fernando_Mera gets to it!
          ...  T_Vermaelen with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 79 :(aja) D_Bergkamp beats Fernando_Mera
          ...  D_Bergkamp with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  T_Flowers blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 80 :(aja) D_Bergkamp plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  R_V_Persie leaves his foot in with the challenge!!
          ...  That's a bad foul!!
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 84 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  G_Puciato latches onto the ball
          ...  G_Puciato throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered home!
          ...  The Celtic FC fans chant his name!
          ...  Amazing comeback!!
          ...  Celtic FC are all square and not long to go
          ...  Ajax 1-1 Celtic FC ...
Min. 85 :(aja) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Ajax will now be playing D
Min. 85 :(cfc) Celtic FC are switching their playing style to P
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

*************  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          : D_Bergkamp (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Bergkamp (50)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Bergkamp (73), T_Vermaelen (78)
Injured              : N/A
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : G_Puciato
Scorers              : G_Puciato (84)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : R_V_Persie (80)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Ajax       |   Celtic FC
Attempts on Goal     :           4        |       1
Off target           :           0        |       0
On target            :           4        |       1
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           1        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          14        |       8
Key Tackles          :           4        |       7
Key Passes           :           8        |       5
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Final Score          : Ajax 1 - 1 Celtic FC
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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 |  92   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_dos_Passos   DF   2  33  11   9  46 |  50   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
V_Kompany      DF   2  29  11   8  33 |  92   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  27  10   9  11 |  92   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Stam         DF   2  27   8   7  29 |  92   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  26   8   6  31 |  92   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
R_Pletikosa    MF   3  10  30   8  40 |  92   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0
J_Crujff       MF   2   6  29  10  28 |  49   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Oscar_Serrano  MF   2  16  28  12  19 |  92   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Ian_Wright     FW   2   6   9  29  22 |  77   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  28  21 |  92   0   0   2   0   2   1   1   0   0  -2  18  33
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alvaro_Rubio   DF   2  28   8  10  36 |  42   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Keown        DF   3  26  12   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  28   9  20 |  43   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Celtic FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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T_Flowers      GK  39   2   2   1  27 |  92   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  31  11   8  23 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Wade         DF   2  31   9   6  25 |  92   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Fernando_Mera  DF   3  30   9   8  27 |  92   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
K_Abrha        DF   1  28   9   6  33 |  92   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
B_Bjorksson    DM   2  11  29   7  31 |  92   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
K_Mizuno       MF   1   8  32  10  28 |  73   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Ben_Hatira   MF   2   6  29   8  40 |  92   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  28  13  31 |  92   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
M_Phisbaena    AM   2   9  13  32  32 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  33  16 |  92   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
S_Assenjo      GK  28   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  29   7  11  30 |  21   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0
M_Britos       DF   2  27   6   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Makelele     DM   2  12  28  10  30 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  28  42 |  21   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30
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