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Elite FA Cup, Group C Game 1

AC Milan 1 - 1 Barcelona

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 1, AC Milan vs. Barcelona (Wed Dec 05)


                             AC Milan  |  Barcelona
                            4-3-1-2 C  |  4-3-1-2 A
                    Darren Broadhurst  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                     M_Steklenburg GK  |  GK M_Zetterer
                            Y_Mina DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                         P_McGrath DF  |  DF Ciaran_Clark
                           Ricadio DF  |  DF J_Miranda
                        J_Richards DF  |  DF D_Rose
                         Leroy_Fer MF  |  MF B_Spencer
                              Jese MF  |  MF Adnan_Januzaj
                            J_Cole MF  |  MF K_Porborsky
                            Imbula AM  |  AM Shaqiri
                       D_Stanfield FW  |  FW M_Hunt
                             Pezza FW  |  FW H_Son
                                       |
                            Adrian SUB |  SUB N_Douchez
                              Hugo SUB |  SUB G_Bale
                            Alexis SUB |  SUB R_Kopa
                      D_Boerrigter SUB |  SUB Xavi
                          L_Suarez SUB |  SUB Amauri

Referee: F_De_Bleeckere (Belgium)


Min. 1  :(brc) G_Wilkinson has it now
          ...  He takes on Y_Mina
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Shaqiri!
          ...  Blocked by P_McGrath
Min. 2  :(amn) J_Richards flicks the ball through
          ...  J_Cole runs onto it!
          ...  J_Cole with the overhead !
          ...  M_Zetterer makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 4  :(brc) H_Son is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to M_Hunt
          ...  D_Stanfield wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 5  :(brc) Shaqiri looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Hunt
          ...  Ricadio with the tackle
Min. 6  :(amn) J_Cole heads the ball back to D_Stanfield
          ...  D_Stanfield rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 9  :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with a little chip!
          ...  M_Steklenburg makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 15 :(amn) P_McGrath with a measured ball to Jese
          ...  Jese controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  M_Zetterer gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 17 :(amn) J_Cole takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  But B_Spencer wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 18 :(brc) B_Spencer takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Ciaran_Clark
          ...  Ciaran_Clark hits a great drive!
          ...  M_Steklenburg makes a fine save
Min. 19 :(brc) H_Son is first to the ball
          ...  D_Stanfield with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 22 :(amn) P_McGrath makes the tackle
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Ciaran_Clark
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Imbula chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  M_Zetterer catches it!
Min. 23 :(brc) G_Wilkinson runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs Y_Mina
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  D_Stanfield pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by F_De_Bleeckere!
Min. 23 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  H_Son latches onto the ball
          ...  A cheeky lob from H_Son !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 28 :(brc) H_Son with the first time flick to B_Spencer
          ...  B_Spencer with a powerful diving header!
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 30 :(brc) Barcelona changed their strategy to play E
Min. 30 :(amn) Leroy_Fer sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  Pezza runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  M_Hunt with the tackle
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will want to speak to him
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 33 :(amn) D_Stanfield knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  Shaqiri picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 35 :(brc) B_Spencer holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to K_Porborsky
          ...  K_Porborsky has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Miranda chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  M_Steklenburg makes the catch!
Min. 37 :(amn) Leroy_Fer runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs G_Wilkinson
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Leroy_Fer with a stunning strike !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 39 :(amn) Leroy_Fer cuts the ball back to J_Richards
          ...  The ball hits D_Rose in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 39 :(brc) G_Wilkinson jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  G_Wilkinson keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  M_Steklenburg moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  M_Steklenburg catches it with style!
Min. 41 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt blasts it at the goal !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(amn) P_McGrath has it now
          ...  He takes on K_Porborsky
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Y_Mina!
          ...  J_Miranda takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 44 :(brc) Shaqiri sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  Y_Mina with an awful challenge
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere wants a quiet word
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  M_Hunt with the thundering drive
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  M_Steklenburg moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And into the net!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Barcelona go in front now with that goal!
          ...  AC Milan 0-1 Barcelona ...
Min. 44 :(amn) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  AC Milan will now play A
Min. 44 :(brc) H_Son controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  D_Rose gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  D_Rose with a thundering volley!
          ...  But M_Steklenburg palms it behind
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 45 :(amn) Pezza sidesteps his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Ciaran_Clark

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: AC Milan 0-1 Barcelona

Min. 46 :(brc) Shaqiri holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Rose
          ...  D_Rose has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  M_Steklenburg is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 46 :(amn) Ricadio is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to Pezza
          ...  B_Spencer tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
Min. 48 :(amn) Jese with an in swinging cross to J_Richards
          ...  J_Richards with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  Saved by M_Zetterer
Min. 50 :(brc) The Barcelona manager told his side to change to a A strategy
Min. 50 :(brc) Shaqiri takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt hits the ball first time!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  M_Steklenburg looks relieved there!
Min. 51 :(amn) Pezza sprints forward with the ball
          ...  Pezza flings a shot at goal !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 51 :(brc) B_Spencer holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to K_Porborsky
          ...  K_Porborsky hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But M_Steklenburg tips it behind
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 54 :(amn) Leroy_Fer is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to D_Stanfield
          ...  D_Stanfield flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  M_Zetterer gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But can't hold onto it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's pulled AC Milan level!
          ...  AC Milan 1-1 Barcelona ...
Min. 55 :(brc) M_Hunt runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  M_Hunt has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  M_Steklenburg manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by D_Rose
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of M_Steklenburg
Min. 56 :(brc) B_Spencer has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Ricadio
          ...  He knocks it to M_Hunt!
          ...  But Y_Mina sweeps up the threat
Min. 60 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Hunt gets on the end of the pass
          ...  D_Stanfield with a pull on the shirt
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 62 :(brc) H_Son lobs it over the defender
          ...  H_Son has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  M_Steklenburg grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 63 :(brc) B_Spencer is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  Imbula robs him of the ball
Min. 64 :(amn) J_Cole finds Y_Mina with a ball over the defence
          ...  Y_Mina runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  M_Zetterer palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Jese plays it into the danger area!
          ...  M_Zetterer reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 64 :(brc) H_Son beats P_McGrath
          ...  A powerful header from H_Son !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 66 :(brc) M_Hunt with the Cruyff turn
          ...  M_Hunt with the shot !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 69 :(amn) Imbula knocks it past D_Rose and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Fine tackle by B_Spencer
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 69 :(brc) Shaqiri takes advantage of a mistake by Y_Mina
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Shaqiri goes for the top corner !
          ...  M_Steklenburg goes down well to save
Min. 71 :(brc) K_Porborsky plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  K_Porborsky pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  M_Steklenburg never had a chance!
Min. 75 :(brc) Amauri replaces B_Spencer to play as a FW
Min. 75 :(brc) G_Bale takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace G_Wilkinson as DF
Min. 75 :(brc) R_Kopa is being prepared to come on
          ...  M_Hunt is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 75 :(amn) Jese looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to Leroy_Fer
          ...  Leroy_Fer beats the defender to the ball
          ...  He beats a second defender
          ...  He just has M_Zetterer to beat!
          ...  He dinks it over M_Zetterer
          ...  M_Zetterer reacts well to save !!
Min. 76 :(amn) Hugo replaces P_McGrath to play as a DF
Min. 77 :(amn) Hugo lays the ball back to D_Stanfield
          ...  D_Stanfield hits a crisp volley!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Leroy_Fer swings it in!
          ...  M_Zetterer jumps well to claim it!
Min. 78 :(amn) Imbula with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past J_Miranda
          ...  He knocks it to Pezza!
          ...  H_Son gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 78 :(brc) Amauri gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past Ricadio!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Amauri bears down on goal!
          ...  But M_Steklenburg smothers the ball.
Min. 80 :(amn) M_Steklenburg looks in some pain. He'll have to come off
Min. 80 :(amn) Adrian will come on for M_Steklenburg and play GK
Min. 81 :(amn) a big roar from the crowd as Alexis comes on for Jese to play MF
Min. 82 :(brc) Amauri takes on D_Stanfield
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  Y_Mina gathers up the loose ball
Min. 84 :(amn) Pezza steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Pezza shoots towards goal !
          ...  M_Zetterer gets up well to catch that one
Min. 86 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Amauri
          ...  Amauri drives it towards goal !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(brc) Shaqiri brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Hugo
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in H_Son!
          ...  Hugo goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 90 :(brc) R_Kopa with a measured pass to H_Son
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by H_Son !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj swings it in!
          ...  J_Miranda tries to place the shot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Porborsky drives it into the box!
          ...  Shaqiri with the shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Shaqiri swings it in!
          ...  It comes to H_Son
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 91 :(amn) Pezza takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  G_Bale slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Imbula lofts the ball in!
          ...  M_Zetterer makes the catch!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : San Siro Stadium
Attendance           : 75,000
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AC Milan Match Info
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Best player          : Leroy_Fer (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Stanfield (54)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Stanfield (60)
Injured              : M_Steklenburg (80)
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : B_Spencer
Scorers              : M_Hunt (44)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             AC Milan     |    Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :          11        |       24
Off target           :           4        |       15
On target            :           7        |       9
Possession           :          36        |       64
Corners              :           4        |       5
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          12        |       4
Key Tackles          :           7        |       9
Key Passes           :          12        |       18
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Final Score          : AC Milan 1 - 1 Barcelona
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Player Statistics - AC Milan
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Steklenburg  GK  37   3   1   1  32 |  83  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
Y_Mina         DF   3  28   8  10  31 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
P_McGrath      DF   1  27  12   7  12 |  79   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Ricadio        DF   3  26   8   6  32 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Richards     DF   1  26   6   7  22 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  28   8  36 |  94   0   0   3   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  50  11
Jese           MF   2   5  27   7  41 |  84   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
J_Cole         MF   3   8  26   7  33 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
Imbula         AM   1   9  25  16  20 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
D_Stanfield    FW   2   8   5  27  32 |  94   0   1   0   0   3   1   1   0   0  18  -2  35
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  26  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
Adrian         GK  26   1   2   1  40 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Hugo           DF   2  26  12   9  42 |  15   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Alexis         MF   3  10  25  13  12 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Boerrigter   MF   2   9  25  12  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Suarez       FW   2  10   6  26  34 |   0   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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M_Zetterer     GK  39   3   3   3  32 |  94  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  31  10   8  31 |  78   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  31   9   8  24 |  94   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
J_Miranda      DF   2  29  11   7  21 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
D_Rose         DF   1  26  10   7  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  11
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  30  13  31 |  78   0   2   5   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  50   1
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  12  28  10  23 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
K_Porborsky    MF   2   6  27   8  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
Shaqiri        AM   2   9  25  18  31 |  94   0   1   4   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  40  11
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  37  33 |  78   0   0   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  48
H_Son          FW   2   9  11  29  20 |  94   0   1   3   0   5   0   0   0   0  20  30   5
N_Douchez      GK  38   2   2   7  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Bale         DF   2  33  12   7  42 |  16   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Kopa         MF   2  15  33   8  23 |  16   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  28  29 |  16   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
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