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Elite League Cup 2nd Round

AC Milan - Newcastle

Elite League Cup 2nd Round Match, AC Milan vs. Newcastle (Wed Jul 31)


                             AC Milan  |  Newcastle
                              4-5-1 C  |  5-4-1 A
                           Care Taker  |  Tony Glendinning
                                       |
                     M_Steklenburg GK  |  GK T_Conner
                         P_McGrath DF  |  DF B_Benson
                            Y_Mina DF  |  DF A_Hanson
                              Hugo DF  |  DF L_Inagzij
                           Ricadio DF  |  DF R_Bobby
                         Leroy_Fer MF  |  DF M_Manz
                              Jese MF  |  MF J_M_Jurado
                            Imbula MF  |  MF W_Zaha
                           G_Carey MF  |  MF D_Ginola
                      D_Boerrigter MF  |  MF J_Cruyff
                       D_Stanfield FW  |  FW A_Carroll
                                       |
                          J_Hunter SUB |  SUB W_Hunt
                        J_Richards SUB |  SUB D_A_Cole
                            J_Cole SUB |  SUB M_Salah
                           J_Serwy SUB |  SUB F_Moussa
                             Pezza SUB |  SUB J_Maddison

Referee: C_Tango (Wales)


Min. 5  :(amn) D_Stanfield beats M_Manz
          ...  D_Stanfield with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  But T_Conner reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on T_Conner anyway
Min. 5  :(nwt) D_Ginola makes himself available
          ...  Y_Mina makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 9  :(nwt) J_M_Jurado drives it across the face of the goal A_Carroll
          ...  A_Carroll bears down on goal!
          ...  M_Steklenburg with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 10 :(amn) Imbula takes advantage of a mistake by R_Bobby
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  R_Bobby moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 11 :(nwt) A_Carroll finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  Y_Mina slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 13 :(amn) P_McGrath with a precise pass to Imbula
          ...  L_Inagzij cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 14 :(nwt) D_Ginola takes advantage of a bad back pass from Hugo
          ...  D_Ginola throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But M_Steklenburg with the difficult save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Cruyff curls it into the box!
          ...  M_Steklenburg jumps well to claim it!
Min. 16 :(amn) Leroy_Fer is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  Jese latches onto the ball
          ...  But A_Hanson slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 19 :(amn) Imbula is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  P_McGrath latches onto the ball
          ...  P_McGrath with a bicycle kick !
          ...  T_Conner makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 24 :(nwt) W_Zaha takes advantage of a mistake by Hugo
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Hugo goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 34 :(nwt) M_Manz with the nod to J_M_Jurado
          ...  Y_Mina with a nasty foul
          ...  That looked malicious
Min. 34 :(nwt) A_Carroll turns past P_McGrath
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  Ricadio rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's C_Tango going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 36 :(nwt) R_Bobby slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  A team mate overlaps him now
          ...  He uses his team mates run as a decoy and heads towards the goal!
          ...  R_Bobby sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  M_Steklenburg gets the finger tips to it
          ...  And puts it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Zaha curls it into the box!
          ...  M_Steklenburg jumps well to claim it!
Min. 38 :(amn) D_Stanfield with the dribble
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  D_Stanfield drives the ball low !
          ...  T_Conner parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 38 :(nwt) A_Carroll barges Y_Mina off the ball
          ...  A_Carroll hits a crisp volley!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 40 :(amn) Jese chests it down
          ...  Jese has a go!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 42 :(amn) Leroy_Fer with a precise ball to D_Stanfield
          ...  D_Stanfield with the attempt at goal!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  T_Conner acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Jese plays it towards the near post!
          ...  M_Manz gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(nwt) J_Cruyff spits at Hugo
          ...  C_Tango calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!

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

Min. 46 :(amn) Jese with a smart pass to G_Carey
          ...  G_Carey with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Looks like it should be T_Conner's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  T_Conner looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Carey hits it into the box!
          ...  M_Manz gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 48 :(nwt) J_Cruyff finds his way through
          ...  But P_McGrath reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 50 :(nwt) J_M_Jurado runs with pace at the defence
          ...  Jese intercepts the pass
Min. 51 :(nwt) A_Carroll beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  A_Carroll with the crafty shot!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 53 :(amn) D_Boerrigter crosses into the box, finding D_Stanfield
          ...  D_Stanfield could have let it bounce!
          ...  T_Conner gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 54 :(amn) D_Stanfield sidesteps B_Benson
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  D_Stanfield with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  T_Conner is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Carey hits it into the box!
          ...  Leroy_Fer gets something on it!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  T_Conner acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Carey chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  M_Manz reads it
          ...  He clears the danger
Min. 54 :(nwt) W_Zaha nutmegs Ricadio
          ...  W_Zaha strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 55 :(amn) G_Carey drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to D_Stanfield
          ...  M_Manz knocks the ball back to T_Conner
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past T_Conner!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Boerrigter swings it in!
          ...  It comes to P_McGrath
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 56 :(amn) Leroy_Fer sprints forward with the ball
          ...  A_Carroll with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 62 :(amn) D_Boerrigter looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  D_Boerrigter tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  T_Conner is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Imbula crosses it in!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by B_Benson
Min. 63 :(amn) Hugo with a burst of pace
          ...  A thundering drive by Hugo !
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 64 :(amn) Ricadio picks up the loose ball and runs forward with it
          ...  A_Hanson makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 65 :(nwt) F_Moussa is being brought on
          ...  J_Cruyff is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 67 :(nwt) W_Zaha runs forward
          ...  Y_Mina with a bad challenge
          ...  C_Tango lectures him
Min. 68 :(amn) Jese backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  G_Carey latches onto the end of it
          ...  A cracking drive from G_Carey !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Carey chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  It comes to Ricadio
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 70 :(amn) J_Richards comes on for Hugo and takes up a DF role
Min. 70 :(nwt) D_A_Cole is coming on for B_Benson and playing DF
Min. 73 :(nwt) D_Ginola has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_McGrath
          ...  He puts in A_Carroll!
          ...  Jese rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  L_Inagzij passes to R_Bobby
          ...  R_Bobby hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 75 :(amn) J_Serwy will replace the useless Imbula and will play MF
Min. 76 :(nwt) W_Zaha turns past D_Stanfield
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  W_Zaha hits a great shot !
          ...  But M_Steklenburg stops that one easily
Min. 80 :(amn) Pezza is being prepared to come on
          ...  D_Stanfield is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 80 :(nwt) J_Maddison will come on for A_Carroll and play FW
Min. 80 :(nwt) J_M_Jurado with a short pass to find F_Moussa
          ...  F_Moussa hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  Brilliant save from M_Steklenburg
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 81 :(amn) Ricadio 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 Pezza
          ...  But L_Inagzij comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 84 :(nwt) D_Ginola with the first time flick to A_Hanson
          ...  A_Hanson from 20 yards !
          ...  But M_Steklenburg punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 85 :(amn) Pezza nutmegs R_Bobby
          ...  Pezza tries to beat T_Conner!
          ...  T_Conner parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 87 :(amn) Pezza beats A_Hanson
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves C_Tango
          ...  Pezza drives the shot in!
          ...  But T_Conner tips it behind
          ...  C_Tango has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 87 :(nwt) W_Zaha hoists the ball across to J_M_Jurado
          ...  J_M_Jurado hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He is dancing round the corner flag!
          ...  Have Newcastle stolen the win late on with that goal?
          ...  AC Milan 0-1 Newcastle ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(amn) Jese with a neat pass into G_Carey
          ...  A_Hanson slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 89 :(nwt) D_Ginola beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves C_Tango
          ...  G_Carey with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 89 :(nwt) J_M_Jurado slides it through the middle to L_Inagzij
          ...  L_Inagzij hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out

*************  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          : D_Stanfield
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Jese (73), G_Carey (89)
Injured              : N/A
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Newcastle Match Info
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Best player          : J_M_Jurado (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_M_Jurado (87)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Cruyff (43)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             AC Milan     |    Newcastle
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       12
Off target           :           9        |       5
On target            :           7        |       7
Possession           :          57        |       43
Corners              :           7        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       5
Key Tackles          :           6        |       8
Key Passes           :          10        |       6
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Final Score          : AC Milan 0 - 1 Newcastle
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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  38   3   1   1  32 |  93   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
P_McGrath      DF   1  29  12   7  12 |  93   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10  11
Y_Mina         DF   3  29   8  10  31 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Hugo           DF   2  27  13   9  42 |  72   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
Ricadio        DF   3  27   8   6  32 |  93   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -19
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  11  28   9  36 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
Jese           MF   2   5  28   7  41 |  93   0   1   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2   8 -21
Imbula         MF   1  10  26  16  20 |  77   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
G_Carey        MF   1   4  25  16  30 |  93   0   0   1   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2   8   0
D_Boerrigter   MF   2   9  25  12  32 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
D_Stanfield    FW   2   8   5  28  32 |  82   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  41
J_Hunter       GK  29   4   1   1  37 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Richards     DF   1  27   6   7  22 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cole         MF   3   8  26   7  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Serwy        MF   2  10  22  11  22 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  26  32 |  11   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11

Player Statistics - Newcastle
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_Conner       GK  34   3   3   2  32 |  93   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
B_Benson       DF   1  29   8   7  12 |  72   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Hanson       DF   2  28   9  10  22 |  93   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0  10
L_Inagzij      DF   1  27  11   6  11 |  93   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
R_Bobby        DF   1  25   7   5  20 |  93   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  11
M_Manz         DF   2  25   7   5  32 |  93   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
J_M_Jurado     MF   2   7  27  17  18 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  30  35
W_Zaha         MF   2   7  26  19  12 |  93   0   0   1   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  30  11
D_Ginola       MF   1  10  26   8  20 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
J_Cruyff       MF   2  10  24  17  21 |  67   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  18  18
A_Carroll      FW   2   8   7  28  38 |  82   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  12
W_Hunt         GK  29   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_A_Cole       DF   1  28   9  11  29 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
M_Salah        DF   2  28   8   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Moussa       MF   1   6  26  18  23 |  26   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
J_Maddison     FW   2   7   8  25  30 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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