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Ajax 0 - 1 Juventus

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 4, Ajax vs. Juventus (Wed Jan 15)


                                 Ajax  |  Juventus
                              4-4-2 N  |  3-5-2 E
                          James Maund  |  Gary Hill
                                       |
                       E_Van_d_Sar GK  |  GK A_Zubizarreta
                       S_Kolasinac DF  |  DF S_Byram
                           M_Keown DF  |  DF L_Koscielny
                      C_Dos_Passos DF  |  DF A_Wisdom
                       T_Vermaelen DF  |  MF Granit_Xhaka
                       F_Ljungberg MF  |  MF M_Dickinson
                     Tomas_Rosicky MF  |  MF Drexler
                         J_Cruijff MF  |  MF Park
                        M_Overmars MF  |  MF Tardelli
                         G_Puciato FW  |  FW Z_Zidane
                        T_Wallcott FW  |  FW E_Adebayor
                                       |
                        G_Langerak SUB |  SUB Kamikaze
                             Fazio SUB |  SUB H_Berg
                     M_Van_D_Hoorn SUB |  SUB Maldini
                          P_Vieira SUB |  SUB K_El_Ahmadi
                        D_Bergkamp SUB |  SUB A_Lombardo

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 1  :(jvt) E_Adebayor knocks it past M_Keown and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Driven towards goal by E_Adebayor !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Adebayor drives it into the box!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar jumps well to claim it!
Min. 2  :(jvt) E_Adebayor kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  E_Adebayor hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the Juventus crowd to celebrate!!
          ...  Both he and the fans are delighted!!
          ...  Juventus go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Ajax 0-1 Juventus ...
Min. 2  :(jvt) Tardelli is down clutching his leg
          ...  He is ok to carry on though
Min. 3  :(jvt) E_Adebayor takes advantage of a mistake by C_Dos_Passos
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  E_Adebayor with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 6  :(aja) J_Cruijff uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  J_Cruijff drives it towards goal !
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 6  :(jvt) Drexler crosses into the box, finding E_Adebayor
          ...  C_Dos_Passos wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 10 :(aja) Tomas_Rosicky with an intelligent ball to M_Overmars
          ...  M_Overmars has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 14 :(aja) G_Puciato floats the ball in to find F_Ljungberg
          ...  F_Ljungberg with his head down lets it go !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 14 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka floats the ball in to find Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar catches the ball
Min. 27 :(aja) J_Cruijff flicks it past L_Koscielny
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  J_Cruijff with the side footed shot!
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta tips it over
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 31 :(jvt) E_Adebayor with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  E_Adebayor hits a great shot !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar reacts well to save!!!
Min. 34 :(aja) S_Kolasinac takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Puciato
          ...  Park cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 36 :(aja) J_Cruijff puts in T_Wallcott
          ...  A_Wisdom wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 36 :(jvt) Park with a 40-yard pass to E_Adebayor
          ...  T_Wallcott gathers up the loose ball
Min. 38 :(jvt) Drexler beats his marker
          ...  A well-placed shot from Drexler !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar gathers it comfortably
Min. 39 :(jvt) M_Dickinson holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Z_Zidane in space!
          ...  Z_Zidane rifles it to the far post !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar falls over
          ...  But E_Van_d_Sar is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 40 :(jvt) H_Berg replaces an unhappy Drexler and will play as a DF
Min. 40 :(jvt) Maldini is going to be brought on
          ...  E_Adebayor is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 40 :(jvt) It seems Juventus are making a tactical change to D
Min. 40 :(aja) T_Wallcott beats S_Byram
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves N_Alexander
          ...  A_Wisdom with the tackle
Min. 40 :(jvt) S_Byram is hurt
          ...  He's receiving some treatment now
          ...  But he looks unable to continue
Min. 40 :(jvt) K_El_Ahmadi will come on for S_Byram and play DF
Min. 41 :(jvt) A_Wisdom hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Granit_Xhaka latches onto it!
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  T_Vermaelen belts it clear
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(jvt) Tardelli runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Tomas_Rosicky with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 44 :(jvt) Maldini squares it to Z_Zidane
          ...  Intercepted by S_Kolasinac
Min. 46 :(aja) G_Puciato with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves H_Berg behind
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  K_El_Ahmadi hits it out for a throw
Min. 48 :(aja) M_Keown plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  L_Koscielny reads him well and hoofs it clear

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Ajax 0-1 Juventus

Min. 50 :(aja) Fazio comes on for M_Keown and takes up a DF role
Min. 50 :(aja) F_Ljungberg makes himself available
          ...  The ball hits A_Wisdom in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 52 :(aja) P_Vieira will come on for F_Ljungberg and play MF
Min. 53 :(aja) D_Bergkamp will come on for G_Puciato and play FW
Min. 58 :(aja) M_Overmars beats A_Wisdom
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  M_Overmars has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta never had a chance!
Min. 67 :(jvt) M_Dickinson could get a shot on goal here
          ...  Fazio with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  James Maund looks relieved
Min. 79 :(aja) S_Kolasinac crosses into the box, finding T_Wallcott
          ...  L_Koscielny gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka takes possession
          ...  He looks up
          ...  He's in acres of space
          ...  Tomas_Rosicky takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 90 :(jvt) A defence splitting pass from M_Dickinson to L_Koscielny
          ...  L_Koscielny sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Johan Cruijff Arena
Attendance           : 150,000
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : J_Cruijff
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Tomas_Rosicky (90)
Injured              : N/A
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : E_Adebayor (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : E_Adebayor (2)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : S_Byram (40)
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Match Statistics
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                               Ajax       |   Juventus
Attempts on Goal     :           5        |       8
Off target           :           3        |       2
On target            :           2        |       6
Possession           :          47        |       53
Corners              :           0        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       6
Key Tackles          :           4        |       7
Key Passes           :           5        |       8
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Final Score          : Ajax 0 - 1 Juventus
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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   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  31  11  10  11 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20
M_Keown        DF   3  29  12   7  21 |  54   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Dos_Passos   DF   1  28  11   5  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  28   9   6  31 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
F_Ljungberg    MF   3   7  30  11  12 |  56   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Tomas_Rosicky  MF   3   7  29   7  32 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
J_Cruijff      MF   1   7  28  11  11 |  95   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
M_Overmars     MF   2  10  27  14  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
G_Puciato      FW   2   9  10  30  42 |  57   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
T_Wallcott     FW   3   8  11  28  21 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Fazio          DF   2  30   8  10  41 |  41   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Van_D_Hoorn  DF   1  29   8   8  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  30   9  20 |  39   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  30  21 |  38   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Juventus
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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A_Zubizarreta  GK  39   5   1   1  11 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
S_Byram        DF   3  34   9   7  32 |  40   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  33  11   8  36 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
A_Wisdom       DF   2  30  23   9  34 |  95   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
Granit_Xhaka   MF   1  11  32   7  21 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  31   7  28 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Drexler        MF   3   9  30   9  12 |  40   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Park           MF   1   6  29   9  23 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Tardelli       MF   3   6  29   6  33 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  34  34 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  32  35 |  40   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  56
Kamikaze       GK  37   7   2   2  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Berg         DF   1  30  11   7  21 |  55   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Maldini        DF   2  29   9   8  41 |  55   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
K_El_Ahmadi    DF   1  11  29   7  15 |  55   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
A_Lombardo     FW   3   6   9  28  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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