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June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1

AC Milan 1 - 1 Rangers FC

June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1, AC Milan vs. Rangers FC (Wed May 13)


                             AC Milan  |  Rangers FC
                            4-1-4-1 N  |  4-4-2 A
                          Darren Lear  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                              D_Do GK  |  GK A_Peruzzi
                            Y_Mina DF  |  DF J_Pedro
                           L_Digne DF  |  DF F_Le_Boeuf
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF K_Rekik
                         Ni_Na_Lee DF  |  DF F_Ricksen
                               Kak DM  |  MF I_Perisic
                          A_Bawbag MF  |  MF L_Diame
                           Eduardo MF  |  MF R_Jack
                        Almen_Abdi MF  |  MF Ianis_Hagi
                              Jese MF  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                         S_Artenie FW  |  FW G_Botti
                                       |
                        M_Kingsley SUB |  SUB P_Lattuada
                     G_Fotheringam SUB |  SUB R_Giovinco
                           P_Duffy SUB |  SUB B_Bambinino
                            Alexis SUB |  SUB B_Abdoulaye
                             Pezza SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: C_Tango (Wales)


Min. 1  :(amn) AC Milan are switching their playing style to P
Min. 1  :(amn) Jese fires over a low cross to S_Artenie
          ...  F_Ricksen takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 2  :(amn) S_Artenie breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on A_Peruzzi!
          ...  J_Pedro brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  C_Tango reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 5  :(rfc) G_Botti takes on Almen_Abdi
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  A_Bawbag fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Gazza Grant looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 7  :(rfc) R_Jack latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  R_Jack tries the shot !
          ...  D_Do beats the ball away
Min. 10 :(amn) Kak plays in S_Artenie with a beautiful ball
          ...  S_Artenie sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  A_Peruzzi gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 10 :(rfc) L_Diame takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 12 :(amn) P_Jones sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  Eduardo runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  F_Ricksen with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  A_Bawbag floats it forward
          ...  Almen_Abdi latches onto the end of it
          ...  Almen_Abdi with the crafty shot!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  A_Peruzzi pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Almen_Abdi chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  The ball comes to Ni_Na_Lee
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  A_Peruzzi collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 17 :(rfc) R_Jack can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to G_Botti
          ...  A powerful shot by G_Botti !
          ...  D_Do was lucky there
Min. 18 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf cuts inside L_Digne
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  Kak slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Ianis_Hagi chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  G_Botti loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  D_Do with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 19 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs L_Digne
          ...  He puts in G_Botti!
          ...  Y_Mina is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 19 :(rfc) D_Do miss-kicks!
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf is through!
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 21 :(rfc) R_Jack unselfishly heads the ball back to G_Botti
          ...  But P_Jones sweeps up the threat
Min. 23 :(rfc) F_Ricksen squares it to G_Botti
          ...  Kak goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 25 :(amn) Y_Mina turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Artenie
          ...  S_Artenie keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 28 :(amn) Curled in dangerously from Eduardo to S_Artenie
          ...  F_Ricksen forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Bawbag plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Kak gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Peruzzi makes a difficult save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Jese
          ...  The ball comes to S_Artenie
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  But A_Peruzzi tips it behind
          ...  C_Tango has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 29 :(amn) S_Artenie heads the ball back to Y_Mina
          ...  J_Pedro anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 29 :(rfc) J_Pedro is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to G_Botti
          ...  S_Artenie with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  Ianis_Hagi floats it forward
          ...  G_Botti latches onto the end of it
          ...  G_Botti rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  But D_Do just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  C_Tango has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 31 :(rfc) G_Botti finds R_Acquafresca in acres of space
          ...  A skilful effort from R_Acquafresca !
          ...  D_Do collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 33 :(amn) Y_Mina takes advantage of a mistake by J_Pedro
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Y_Mina keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled into the top corner!
          ...  AC Milan go in front now with that goal!
          ...  AC Milan 1-0 Rangers FC ...
Min. 35 :(rfc) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Rangers FC will now play P
Min. 37 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to R_Jack
          ...  The cross hits R_Jack on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  D_Do can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  D_Do has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 38 :(amn) Kak 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 S_Artenie
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 40 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  R_Jack gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  R_Jack rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  D_Do is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Diame chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  It is cleared by Y_Mina
Min. 41 :(rfc) L_Diame takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to R_Acquafresca
          ...  Almen_Abdi had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  C_Tango calls him for a talk
Min. 41 :(rfc) L_Diame feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  R_Jack runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  R_Jack leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs L_Digne
          ...  He puts in R_Acquafresca!
          ...  R_Acquafresca looks to see where D_Do is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  D_Do dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had D_Do beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Ianis_Hagi chips the ball into the area!
          ...  G_Botti makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  D_Do just watches float over the bar!
Min. 45 :(amn) Jese turns past L_Diame
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  Jese hits a crisp volley!
          ...  A_Peruzzi gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 46 :(rfc) R_Jack runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to G_Botti
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Ni_Na_Lee

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

Min. 46 :(rfc) L_Diame sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  Eduardo with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is in a good position!
          ...  R_Jack passes to R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 48 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi holds the ball up
          ...  He sees R_Jack in space!
          ...  R_Jack controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 49 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  G_Botti latches onto the ball
          ...  But Y_Mina puts it in row Z!
Min. 51 :(amn) A_Bawbag wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Artenie
          ...  S_Artenie with the header !
          ...  A_Peruzzi won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 53 :(amn) S_Artenie brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  P_Jones makes himself available
          ...  Intercepted by F_Ricksen
Min. 53 :(rfc) G_Botti runs forward
          ...  G_Botti with the side footed shot!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  D_Do never had a chance!
Min. 55 :(rfc) F_Le_Boeuf runs at L_Digne
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  But S_Artenie sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 55 :(amn) Almen_Abdi takes possession
          ...  He's got no outlet
          ...  He decides to go alone
          ...  F_Ricksen with a superb challenge
          ...  C_Tango has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Looks like he is going to be booked for that!!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  He's sent him off!!
          ...  What a terrible decision!
Min. 56 :(rfc) L_Diame volleys it forward. He finds G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti attempts a lob!
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 58 :(amn) Eduardo has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past J_Pedro
          ...  He puts in Almen_Abdi!
          ...  R_Acquafresca brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 59 :(rfc) L_Diame whips the ball across to R_Acquafresca
          ...  Eduardo with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 61 :(amn) Eduardo volleys it forward. He finds S_Artenie
          ...  A cracking drive from S_Artenie !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 64 :(amn) Eduardo looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards S_Artenie
          ...  A cheeky lob from S_Artenie !
          ...  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. 66 :(amn) A_Bawbag sidesteps K_Rekik
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  A_Bawbag has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  A_Peruzzi with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 69 :(amn) Eduardo holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Artenie
          ...  G_Botti reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Artenie hits it into the box!
          ...  A_Peruzzi makes the catch!
Min. 70 :(amn) G_Fotheringam takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace Jese as DF
Min. 70 :(rfc) J_Pedro takes advantage of a mistake by Ni_Na_Lee
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  J_Pedro with a little chip!
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 73 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca beats P_Jones
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves C_Tango
          ...  A powerful shot by R_Acquafresca !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 75 :(rfc) There's going to be a change
          ...  B_Bambinino will come on for F_Le_Boeuf and play DF
Min. 75 :(amn) A_Bawbag has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past K_Rekik
          ...  He puts in Eduardo!
          ...  J_Pedro with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  That's his second booking !
          ...  He's sent off!
Min. 76 :(amn) Almen_Abdi with a pinpoint pass to Ni_Na_Lee
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 77 :(amn) A_Bawbag volleys it forward. He finds P_Jones
          ...  P_Jones drives it low !
          ...  But A_Peruzzi tips it over
          ...  C_Tango has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 78 :(rfc) H_Rodellega replaces an unhappy R_Acquafresca and will play as a FW
Min. 79 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi with the first time flick to G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 80 :(rfc) Up goes the substitution board - B_Abdoulaye on for I_Perisic as a MF
Min. 80 :(amn) Eduardo flicks it over the defenders head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  Eduardo rifles it to the far post !
          ...  But A_Peruzzi is equal to it
Min. 84 :(amn) L_Digne finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  L_Digne aims for the top right corner !
          ...  A_Peruzzi makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 84 :(rfc) L_Diame with the Cruyff turn
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 85 :(amn) S_Artenie knocks it past H_Rodellega and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  K_Rekik takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 86 :(rfc) L_Diame with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  But Kak wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by L_Diame!
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(rfc) Ianis_Hagi drives it forward to H_Rodellega
          ...  Eduardo stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  He's already been booked once, he knows what's coming. RED CARD!
Min. 91 :(rfc) B_Abdoulaye knocks it forward
          ...  Y_Mina slips
          ...  G_Botti gets to it!
          ...  G_Botti from 20 yards !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He kisses his shirt!!
          ...  He shows his love for the club!!
          ...  The fans cheer him and chant his name!!
          ...  Amazing comeback!!
          ...  Rangers FC are all square and not long to go
          ...  AC Milan 1-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 92 :(amn) Alexis will replace the useless Kak and will play AM

*************  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          : Kak
Scorers              : Y_Mina (33)
Sent Off             : Eduardo (89)
Booked               : A_Bawbag (5), Y_Mina (19), S_Artenie (29)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : G_Botti (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : G_Botti (91)
Sent Off             : F_Ricksen (55), J_Pedro (75)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             AC Milan     |    Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       20
Off target           :           5        |       14
On target            :          11        |       6
Possession           :          47        |       53
Corners              :           4        |       4
Red Cards            :           1        |       2
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       0
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :          17        |       9
Key Tackles          :           8        |       8
Key Passes           :          16        |       21
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Final Score          : AC Milan 1 - 1 Rangers FC
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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_Do           GK  34   1   3   7  31 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
Y_Mina         DF   3  30   8  10  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   1   1   1   0   0  38   8  33
L_Digne        DF   2  30   7   8  29 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
P_Jones        DF   2  29  13   6  28 |  95   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
Ni_Na_Lee      DF   3  29   9   7  41 |  95   0   3   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  60   0  10
Kak            DM   2  16  28   9  41 |  94   0   3   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  20  10
A_Bawbag       MF   3   7  31   8  20 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28   8
Eduardo        MF   2   8  30   9  21 |  91   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   1   0 -10  40   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  11  29  12  30 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Jese           MF   2   5  29   7  41 |  72   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
S_Artenie      FW   3   5  10  28  32 |  95   0   1   2   0   6   0   1   0   0  18  18  18
M_Kingsley     GK  25   2   1   3  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Fotheringam  DF   2  27   9  11  30 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Duffy        MF   2  15  25   4  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alexis         AM   3  10  26  13  12 |   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  27  32 |   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 |  95  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  33   8   9  33 |  77   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   1   0  10   0 -10
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  32  11   7  22 |  77   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
K_Rekik        DF   1  30   7   2  12 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
F_Ricksen      DF   2  28   8   7  33 |  57   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   1   0  50   0 -10
I_Perisic      MF   1  10  34   6  11 |  82   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Diame        MF   1  10  32   5  32 |  95   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
R_Jack         MF   3   7  31  12  22 |  95   0   0   3   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
Ianis_Hagi     MF   1   9  29   7  12 |  95   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  34  36 |  80   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
G_Botti        FW   1   9  10  31  32 |  95   0   1   1   0   9   1   0   0   0  20  10  65
P_Lattuada     GK  31   3   2   1  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  34  14  11  35 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Bambinino    DF   2  26   8   5  22 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Abdoulaye    MF   2  17  33   8  39 |  13   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  28  13 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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