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Elite League Cup Match 1

AC Milan 0 - 1 Juventus

Elite League Cup League Stage Match, AC Milan vs. Juventus (Wed Nov 27)


                             AC Milan  |  Juventus
                          3-1-3-1-2 C  |  5-3-2 E
                          Darren Lear  |  Gary Hill
                                       |
                     D_Van_Don_Bur GK  |  GK A_Zubizarreta
                         P_McGrath DF  |  DF L_Koscielny
                            Y_Mina DF  |  DF S_Byram
                              Hugo DF  |  DF A_Wisdom
                               Kak DM  |  DF Maldini
                          A_Bawbag MF  |  DF R_Varane
                        Almen_Abdi MF  |  MF Granit_Xhaka
                              Jese MF  |  MF Drexler
                            Imbula AM  |  MF Tardelli
                          J_Garner FW  |  FW Z_Zidane
                             Pezza FW  |  FW E_Adebayor
                                       |
                        M_Kingsley SUB |  SUB Kamikaze
                        L_Palmieri SUB |  SUB H_Berg
                          D_Yedlin SUB |  SUB K_El_Ahmadi
                            Alexis SUB |  SUB Park
                          L_Suarez SUB |  SUB A_Lombardo

Referee: A_Barken (Norway)


Min. 1  :(amn) AC Milan are switching their playing style to P
Min. 2  :(jvt) L_Koscielny with a Cruyff turn
          ...  L_Koscielny tries to beat D_Van_Don_Bur from outside the area!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur goes down well to save
Min. 4  :(amn) Hugo holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_Garner
          ...  Cleared by Maldini
Min. 4  :(jvt) Maldini has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past P_McGrath
          ...  He knocks it to Drexler!
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by J_Garner !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 9  :(jvt) Tardelli is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to E_Adebayor
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Y_Mina
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 10 :(amn) Pezza gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside L_Koscielny!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  S_Byram goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 13 :(amn) Hugo finds Pezza in acres of space
          ...  Pezza tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 14 :(amn) Y_Mina sidesteps L_Koscielny
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Y_Mina hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 18 :(jvt) The ball rolls free!
          ...  E_Adebayor takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  A_Bawbag with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  A_Barken calls him over
          ...  A_Barken is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 18 :(jvt) Tardelli volleys it forward. He finds Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane rifles it to the far post !
          ...  But D_Van_Don_Bur punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 19 :(amn) J_Garner runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off L_Koscielny back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by S_Byram !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 28 :(amn) Almen_Abdi lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  J_Garner latches on to it
          ...  J_Garner with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  A_Zubizarreta is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 31 :(amn) Y_Mina knocks it forward
          ...  A_Wisdom slips
          ...  J_Garner gets to it!
          ...  A great volley from J_Garner !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 32 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane with the side footed shot!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur just watches float over the bar!
Min. 33 :(jvt) Tardelli with an in swinging cross to A_Wisdom
          ...  J_Garner reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 37 :(jvt) Drexler looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to L_Koscielny
          ...  L_Koscielny swings in the shot!
          ...  Saved by D_Van_Don_Bur
Min. 38 :(amn) Pezza sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Pezza has a go!
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 39 :(amn) Kak has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past R_Varane
          ...  He knocks it to J_Garner!
          ...  But L_Koscielny puts it in row Z!
Min. 41 :(amn) Almen_Abdi with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to Y_Mina
          ...  Y_Mina with a powerful diving header!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 42 :(jvt) Drexler is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  Maldini latches onto the ball
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from P_McGrath
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(amn) J_Garner sprints past L_Koscielny
          ...  S_Byram stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 43 :(jvt) E_Adebayor sidesteps his marker
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  Kak is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Adebayor crosses it in!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur fists it away!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: AC Milan 0-0 Juventus

Min. 46 :(amn) Kak pushes it past S_Byram
          ...  Maldini reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 49 :(jvt) L_Koscielny backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Z_Zidane latches onto the end of it
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur fouls badly
          ...  A_Barken will want to speak to him
          ...  A_Barken tries to calm him down
          ...  PENALTY !! A_Barken waves the players away
          ...  Z_Zidane with the spot kick
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Lets see if Juventus can hang onto that lead!
          ...  AC Milan 0-1 Juventus...
Min. 50 :(amn) AC Milan will now play A
Min. 50 :(jvt) Drexler with a 40-yard pass to Tardelli
          ...  Tardelli with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 54 :(jvt) Tardelli is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to Z_Zidane
          ...  P_McGrath wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Tardelli plays it towards the near post!
          ...  The ball comes to Drexler
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 55 :(amn) Pezza makes the tackle
          ...  Pezza goes for the top corner !
          ...  It floats over A_Zubizarreta
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 56 :(jvt) R_Varane beats P_McGrath
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  R_Varane shoots towards goal !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 57 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka drives it forward to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane tries the shot !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  And D_Van_Don_Bur tips it wide!
          ...  Great goalkeeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Granit_Xhaka chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  P_McGrath clears the danger
Min. 58 :(amn) Jese knocks it forward
          ...  E_Adebayor slips
          ...  Imbula gets to it!
          ...  Imbula with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta reacts well to save!!!
Min. 59 :(jvt) Tardelli plays it forward to Drexler
          ...  Drexler attempts a lob!
          ...  But D_Van_Don_Bur punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Tardelli plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Z_Zidane swings a leg at it!
          ...  What agility from D_Van_Don_Bur
Min. 60 :(jvt) Drexler hits a hard pass to E_Adebayor
          ...  Imbula read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 61 :(jvt) L_Koscielny has it on the edge of the box
          ...  P_McGrath rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's A_Barken going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 63 :(amn) J_Garner beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  But L_Koscielny clears the danger
Min. 63 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  S_Byram gets on the end of the pass
          ...  S_Byram sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur looks very relieved!
Min. 64 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka sidesteps Y_Mina
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Granit_Xhaka hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 65 :(jvt) A_Wisdom kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  E_Adebayor gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Kak goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  A_Barken reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Right on the edge of the box!
          ...  S_Byram hoists it forward
          ...  E_Adebayor gets on the end of it
          ...  E_Adebayor tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 66 :(amn) P_McGrath takes advantage of a mistake by A_Wisdom
          ...  R_Varane goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 67 :(amn) Imbula curls the ball out wide to J_Garner
          ...  Driven towards goal by J_Garner !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Jese plays it towards the near post!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta jumps well to claim it!
Min. 68 :(amn) Almen_Abdi with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  Almen_Abdi with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta catches the ball
Min. 68 :(jvt) D_Van_Don_Bur miskicks!
          ...  Z_Zidane is takes control of the ball!
          ...  Hugo makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Granit_Xhaka crosses it in!
          ...  S_Byram makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Drexler chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  The ball comes to S_Byram
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 68 :(amn) Jese takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  Tardelli pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 69 :(jvt) R_Varane looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  E_Adebayor receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by Hugo
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Granit_Xhaka plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Tardelli with the header
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 70 :(amn) L_Suarez replaces an unhappy Jese and will play as a FW
Min. 70 :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka plays a long ball to Z_Zidane
          ...  A thundering drive by Z_Zidane !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 71 :(amn) Imbula with a simple pass to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner tries to beat A_Zubizarreta from outside the area!
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta makes an easy save
Min. 72 :(amn) Imbula runs at the heart of the defence
          ...  Imbula aims for the top right corner !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta was lucky there
Min. 73 :(jvt) Tardelli cuts the ball back to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 76 :(jvt) Drexler is unmarked!
          ...  But Y_Mina wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 79 :(amn) A_Bawbag turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Imbula
          ...  Imbula aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 80 :(amn) Almen_Abdi looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta gets his fingertips to it
          ...  It's pushed around the post to safety
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Suarez chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta fists it away!
Min. 82 :(jvt) H_Berg is being brought on
          ...  S_Byram is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 82 :(amn) A_Bawbag is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  L_Suarez latches onto the end of it
          ...  L_Suarez is miles offside!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  A_Zubizarreta tries to close down the angle
          ...  He nutmegs A_Zubizarreta
          ...  It hits the upright!!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta recovers to save it !!
Min. 82 :(amn) A_Bawbag takes advantage of a mistake by R_Varane
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  A_Wisdom with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  A_Barken calls him over
          ...  A_Barken is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 83 :(jvt) a big roar from the crowd as Park comes on for Granit_Xhaka to play MF
Min. 85 :(jvt) A_Lombardo is being prepared to come on
          ...  Z_Zidane is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 86 :(jvt) Park drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Berg
          ...  Hugo takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 87 :(jvt) E_Adebayor flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  E_Adebayor hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(jvt) Park has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  E_Adebayor gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  E_Adebayor with a terrific drive !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 91 :(jvt) R_Varane with the header on
          ...  He finds L_Koscielny in space
          ...  L_Koscielny has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 93 :(amn) L_Suarez races into the box
          ...  He sees Pezza lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  Pezza with the punt towards goal!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 93 :(jvt) L_Koscielny looks injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  Lets hope it's not serious
          ...  He returns to the pitch to carry on
          ...  He seems to be ok

*************  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          : Imbula
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Bawbag (18), Kak (65)
Injured              : N/A
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : Z_Zidane (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Z_Zidane (49 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Tardelli (68), A_Wisdom (82)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             AC Milan     |    Juventus
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       22
Off target           :           5        |       8
On target            :          11        |       14
Possession           :          34        |       66
Corners              :           2        |       7
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           1        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       8
Key Tackles          :          12        |       8
Key Passes           :          13        |       21
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Final Score          : AC Milan 0 - 1 Juventus
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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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D_Van_Don_Bur  GK  34   2   7   5  23 |  95  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
P_McGrath      DF   1  29  12   7  12 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
Y_Mina         DF   3  29   8  10  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  10  20
Hugo           DF   2  27  13   9  42 |  95   0   3   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0 -20
Kak            DM   2  16  27   9  41 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
A_Bawbag       MF   3   7  30   8  20 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0 -22  -2 -22
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  11  29  11  30 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
Jese           MF   2   5  28   7  41 |  71   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Imbula         AM   1  10  26  16  20 |  95   0   1   2   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  30
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  29  11 |  95   0   2   0   0   5   0   0   0   0  40   0  23
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  26  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  22
M_Kingsley     GK  25   2   1   3  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Palmieri     DF   1  26   8  10  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Yedlin       DF   1  25  10   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alexis         MF   3  10  25  13  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Suarez       FW   2  10   6  26  34 |  24   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10

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  38   5   1   1  11 |  95  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 105   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  33  11   8  36 |  95   0   2   1   0   3   0   0   0   0  40  10  21
S_Byram        DF   3  33   9   7  32 |  83   0   3   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  80  20  32
A_Wisdom       DF   2  29  23   9  34 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
Maldini        DF   2  28   9   7  41 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
R_Varane       DF   1  28   9   4  11 |  95   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   1
Granit_Xhaka   MF   1  11  32   7  21 |  84   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
Drexler        MF   3   9  30   9  12 |  95   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  40  11
Tardelli       MF   3   6  29   6  33 |  95   0   0   6   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  58   9
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  33  34 |  86   0   0   0   0   6   1   0   0   0  20  20 106
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  32  35 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
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 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
K_El_Ahmadi    MF   1  11  29   7  15 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Park           MF   1   6  29   9  23 |  11   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Lombardo     FW   3   6   9  28  32 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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