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Elite League, Week 22

Ajax - Rangers FC

Elite League Match, Ajax vs. Rangers FC (Sun Sep 13)


                                 Ajax  |  Rangers FC
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-4-2 A
                          James Maund  |  Steve Brown
                                       |
                         B_Friedel GK  |  GK A_Peruzzi
                           M_Keown DF  |  DF R_Giovinco
                     M_Van_D_Hoorn DF  |  DF J_Pedro
                      C_Dos_Passos DF  |  DF G_Grant
                       T_Vermaelen DF  |  DF F_Le_Boeuf
                         J_Cruijff MF  |  MF I_Perisic
                        M_Overmars MF  |  MF L_Diame
                        C_Fabregas MF  |  MF B_Hemoth
                        W_Sneijder MF  |  MF R_Jack
                        D_Bergkamp FW  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                        T_Wallcott FW  |  FW G_Botti
                                       |
                        T_O_Conner SUB |  SUB P_Lattuada
                       S_Kolasinac SUB |  SUB L_Olsen
                             Fazio SUB |  SUB K_Rekik
                          P_Vieira SUB |  SUB J_Marshman
                         G_Puciato SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: J_Underhill (Scotland)


Min. 3  :(aja) T_Vermaelen is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to D_Bergkamp
          ...  R_Giovinco takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 4  :(aja) T_Wallcott sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But R_Giovinco with the fine tackle
Min. 5  :(rfc) R_Acquafresca gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past T_Vermaelen!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  R_Acquafresca hits a great drive!
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 6  :(aja) The ball runs loose!
          ...  T_Wallcott seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf hits it out for a throw
Min. 7  :(aja) M_Overmars looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to T_Wallcott
          ...  But R_Giovinco clears the danger
Min. 10 :(aja) D_Bergkamp runs towards the goal
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by R_Giovinco
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Overmars hits it into the box!
          ...  T_Vermaelen loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  A_Peruzzi tips it wide for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Overmars plays it into the danger area!
          ...  G_Grant clears the danger
Min. 10 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf fires over a low cross to R_Acquafresca
          ...  C_Dos_Passos with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 11 :(aja) T_Wallcott finds his way through
          ...  He has tremendous pace
          ...  G_Grant takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 13 :(aja) T_Vermaelen brings it under control
          ...  He takes on R_Giovinco
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Bergkamp!
          ...  D_Bergkamp drives the ball low !
          ...  A_Peruzzi gathers it comfortably
Min. 13 :(rfc) I_Perisic is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to R_Acquafresca
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 15 :(rfc) L_Diame backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  J_Pedro gets on the end of it
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
Min. 16 :(aja) C_Fabregas boots it towards C_Dos_Passos
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  J_Pedro hits it out for a throw
Min. 16 :(rfc) I_Perisic has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  He puts in R_Acquafresca!
          ...  M_Overmars reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 18 :(rfc) L_Diame has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  He knocks it to R_Giovinco!
          ...  W_Sneijder is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  B_Friedel misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Perisic chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  T_Vermaelen reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 19 :(aja) C_Fabregas looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp drives it low !
          ...  But A_Peruzzi punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Sneijder lofts the ball in!
          ...  A_Peruzzi fists it away!
Min. 21 :(rfc) R_Jack retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  R_Acquafresca gets on the end of it
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by T_Vermaelen
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf curls it into the box!
          ...  B_Friedel makes the catch!
Min. 22 :(aja) D_Bergkamp knocks it past J_Pedro and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  G_Grant beats him to the ball
Min. 23 :(aja) C_Dos_Passos pulls it back to C_Fabregas
          ...  C_Fabregas with the side footed shot!
          ...  What agility from A_Peruzzi
Min. 25 :(rfc) R_Jack plays in R_Acquafresca with a beautiful ball
          ...  R_Acquafresca fires the shot in!
          ...  It flies in!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  Rangers FC go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Ajax 0-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 28 :(rfc) B_Hemoth reads the run of R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca with a powerful diving header!
          ...  B_Friedel gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 30 :(aja) C_Fabregas races into the box
          ...  He sees T_Wallcott lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  T_Wallcott tries the shot !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  A_Peruzzi plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 32 :(rfc) I_Perisic with a measured ball to G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti with a blistering shot !
          ...  B_Friedel narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 33 :(aja) C_Fabregas drives it forward to M_Keown
          ...  But G_Grant wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Fabregas chips the ball into the area!
          ...  G_Grant reads it
          ...  He clears the danger
Min. 34 :(aja) J_Cruijff looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  A_Peruzzi has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  A_Peruzzi reacts well to tip it wide!!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn curls it into the box!
          ...  A_Peruzzi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 34 :(rfc) B_Hemoth jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  He just has to beat B_Friedel
          ...  He dinks it over B_Friedel
          ...  It goes wide!!
Min. 35 :(rfc) G_Botti with a perfectly timed run
          ...  J_Cruijff with a superb challenge
          ...  J_Underhill has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  L_Diame swings it in
          ...  R_Jack gets on the end of it
          ...  R_Jack throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But B_Friedel punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 37 :(aja) D_Bergkamp jumps over J_Pedro's challenge
          ...  D_Bergkamp curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered home!
          ...  The Ajax fans chant his name!
          ...  All square, that should make things interesting!
          ...  Ajax 1-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 39 :(aja) W_Sneijder beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  B_Hemoth bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  J_Underhill just wants to lecture him
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca finds G_Botti in the box
          ...  G_Botti has a dig at goal!
          ...  But B_Friedel just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 45 :(aja) J_Cruijff backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  D_Bergkamp gets on the end of it
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  J_Pedro hits it out for a throw
Min. 45 :(aja) C_Dos_Passos is injured. He's been stretchered off
Min. 45 :(aja) S_Kolasinac will come on for C_Dos_Passos and play DF
Min. 45 :(rfc) D_Bergkamp breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He rounds A_Peruzzi!
          ...  A_Peruzzi brings him down in the area!
          ...  J_Underhill warns him
          ...  What's J_Underhill going to give?
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  It looked like a penalty from here!!
          ...  D_Bergkamp places the ball on the spot!
          ...  He sends A_Peruzzi the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  That takes his tally to 10 for the season!!
          ...  That's put Ajax in front!
          ...  Ajax 2-1 Rangers FC...

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Ajax 2-1 Rangers FC

Min. 47 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca beats M_Keown
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  A vicious shot by R_Acquafresca !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 48 :(aja) D_Bergkamp finds himself in a good position
          ...  D_Bergkamp gets his head to the ball !
          ...  A_Peruzzi gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 49 :(aja) C_Fabregas with the towering header to T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott with a powerful header !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 50 :(aja) C_Fabregas miskicks!
          ...  He finds T_Wallcott though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  T_Wallcott leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  That was a woeful effort
Min. 51 :(aja) P_Vieira is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Cruijff is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 52 :(aja) Fazio is coming on and M_Van_D_Hoorn is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play DF
Min. 52 :(aja) T_Wallcott flicks it over R_Giovinco's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  B_Hemoth slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 54 :(aja) T_Vermaelen with a reverse pass to M_Overmars
          ...  M_Overmars lobs A_Peruzzi!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And A_Peruzzi reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Fazio plays it into the danger area!
          ...  A_Peruzzi catches it!
Min. 56 :(aja) P_Vieira boots it towards W_Sneijder
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 60 :(aja) W_Sneijder gets to the by line and finds T_Wallcott with a beautiful cross
          ...  T_Wallcott with the crafty shot!
          ...  But A_Peruzzi stops that one easily
Min. 62 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  G_Grant gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  S_Kolasinac reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises
Min. 64 :(rfc) L_Diame passes the ball to B_Hemoth
          ...  B_Hemoth could have let it bounce!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that?
Min. 65 :(aja) T_Vermaelen spots M_Overmars who is in acres of space
          ...  M_Overmars with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  A_Peruzzi with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 67 :(aja) W_Sneijder spots T_Vermaelen who is in acres of space
          ...  T_Vermaelen hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  But A_Peruzzi palms it behind
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 67 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf volleys it forward. He finds L_Diame
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Fazio
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Jack drives it into the box!
          ...  T_Vermaelen wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 68 :(rfc) The ball rolls free!
          ...  R_Jack takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  M_Keown with an over the top challenge
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from J_Underhill
Min. 69 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca twists his ankle!
          ...  He isn't going to continue!
Min. 69 :(rfc) H_Rodellega is being prepared to come on
          ...  R_Acquafresca is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 72 :(rfc) J_Pedro leaves Fazio standing
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from S_Kolasinac
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 73 :(aja) The ball runs loose!
          ...  S_Kolasinac seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 75 :(aja) C_Fabregas kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  T_Wallcott gets on the end of the pass
          ...  R_Giovinco gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 76 :(aja) D_Bergkamp lobs it over R_Giovinco
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by G_Grant
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 77 :(rfc) R_Giovinco with a probing pass to H_Rodellega
          ...  M_Keown reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 79 :(aja) S_Kolasinac runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Vieira
          ...  P_Vieira rifles it to the far post !
          ...  A_Peruzzi saves it
          ...  Good goalkeeping
Min. 79 :(rfc) H_Rodellega gains possession
          ...  D_Bergkamp with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
Min. 81 :(aja) M_Overmars boots it towards W_Sneijder
          ...  J_Pedro with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 82 :(aja) M_Overmars controls the ball immaculately
          ...  Leaves the defenders for dead
          ...  This looks like it could be a great chance
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by G_Grant
Min. 85 :(aja) M_Overmars sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to C_Fabregas
          ...  R_Giovinco rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's J_Underhill going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 86 :(aja) D_Bergkamp nutmegs J_Pedro, he continues to run forward
          ...  D_Bergkamp with a little chip!
          ...  A_Peruzzi saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 86 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf spots R_Giovinco who is in acres of space
          ...  R_Giovinco with the side footed shot!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  That was a woeful effort
Min. 87 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf rushes through the defence
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf hits a curling shot!
          ...  B_Friedel with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 94 :(aja) D_Bergkamp runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs G_Grant
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  L_Diame takes possession

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Johan Cruijff Arena
Attendance           : 149,156
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : D_Bergkamp (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Bergkamp (37,45 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : C_Dos_Passos (45)
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : R_Jack
Scorers              : R_Acquafresca (25)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : R_Acquafresca (69)
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Match Statistics
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                               Ajax       |    Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       11
Off target           :           2        |       6
On target            :          15        |       5
Possession           :          55        |       45
Corners              :           6        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       1
Fouls                :           9        |       8
Key Tackles          :           9        |       18
Key Passes           :          21        |       15
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Final Score          : Ajax 2 - 1 Rangers 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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B_Friedel      GK  36   4   3   5  11 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
M_Keown        DF   3  30  12   7  21 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Van_D_Hoorn  DF   1  30   9   8  33 |  54   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Dos_Passos   DF   1  29  11   5  22 |  45   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  28   9   6  31 |  96   0   3   4   0   2   0   0   0   0  60  40  20
J_Cruijff      MF   1   7  29  11  11 |  53   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Overmars     MF   2  11  28  14  32 |  96   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
C_Fabregas     MF   3   8  28   7  31 |  96   0   0   7   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  70  10
W_Sneijder     MF   1   7  27   9  30 |  96   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  31  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   6   2   0   0   0  20  20 140
T_Wallcott     FW   3   9  11  29  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
T_O_Conner     GK  29   3   3   2  13 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  32  11  10  11 |  51   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Fazio          DF   2  31   8  10  41 |  42   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  31   9  20 |  43   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
G_Puciato      FW   2  10  10  30  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Rangers 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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A_Peruzzi      GK  39   2   7   3  22 |  96  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  35  14  11  35 |  96   0   6   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 120  10   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  34   8   9  33 |  96   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -20 -20
G_Grant        DF   3  34   7   9  13 |  96   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 140   0   0
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  33  11   7  22 |  96   0   2   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  40  10
I_Perisic      MF   1  10  35   7  11 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
L_Diame        MF   1  10  33   5  32 |  96   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  32   6  22 |  96   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
R_Jack         MF   3   7  31  12  22 |  96   0   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35  10
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  35  36 |  71   0   0   1   0   4   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
G_Botti        FW   1   9  10  32  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0 -20 -20   0
P_Lattuada     GK  31   3   2   1  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  30   8   6  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Rekik        DF   1  30   7   2  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Marshman     MF   3   8  31   7  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   9  29  13 |  25   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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