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Elite FA Cup, Group Game 2

Arsenal - Chelsea

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Match 2, Arsenal vs. Chelsea (Wed Jun 19)


                              Arsenal  |  Chelsea
                              5-4-1 E  |  5-1-3-1 P
                       Adrian Dalmedo  |  Ian McNamara
                                       |
                           D_James GK  |  GK Hugo_Lloris
                         R_Holding DF  |  DF L_Olsen
                           S_Ramos DF  |  DF S_Pearce
                            P_Evra DF  |  DF C_Metzelder
                            D_Burn DF  |  DF M_Cassetti
                         J_Souttar DF  |  DF E_Henderson
                          T_Cruise MF  |  DM M_Kikuchi
                            B_Yaga MF  |  MF A_A_Messi
                        S_Matthews MF  |  MF S_Mazzola
                         S_Wiltord MF  |  MF K_Magennis
                          D_Murphy FW  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                                       |
                          D_de_Gea SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                         G_Collins SUB |  SUB L_Baines
                     N_Ben_Khalifa SUB |  SUB T_Cairney
                          P_Crouch SUB |  SUB N_Piere
                           Ricardo SUB |  SUB D_Bunting

Referee: H_Webb (England)


Min. 4  :(arn) B_Yaga brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  D_Murphy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Good sliding challenge from A_A_Messi
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by S_Ramos
          ...  Hugo_Lloris fists it away!
Min. 11 :(chs) M_Kikuchi breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on D_James!
          ...  T_Cruise brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  H_Webb reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 12 :(arn) S_Wiltord wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Murphy
          ...  M_Cassetti with the tackle
Min. 14 :(arn) D_Murphy nutmegs M_Cassetti, he continues to run forward
          ...  S_Pearce with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 15 :(chs) E_Henderson is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  S_Mazzola latches onto the ball
          ...  S_Mazzola with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 22 :(arn) S_Wiltord with a probing through ball P_Evra
          ...  P_Evra tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled home!
          ...  And Arsenal are leading in the game now
          ...  Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 23 :(chs) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Chelsea will now play A
Min. 23 :(arn) S_Matthews pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  T_Cruise is clean through!
          ...  T_Cruise controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Cruise plays it towards the near post!
          ...  L_Olsen wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 25 :(arn) D_Murphy finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  But E_Henderson spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 27 :(arn) S_Wiltord takes advantage of a mistake by S_Pearce
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  S_Pearce goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 32 :(arn) S_Matthews is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  D_Murphy latches onto the ball
          ...  D_Murphy attempts to nutmeg Hugo_Lloris!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 32 :(chs) L_Olsen holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to D_Trezeguet
          ...  R_Holding takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 33 :(arn) S_Wiltord knocks the ball past the lunge of L_Olsen
          ...  S_Wiltord with the cheeky shot!
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  H_Webb has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 37 :(chs) M_Kikuchi wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Mazzola
          ...  But P_Evra reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 38 :(arn) T_Cruise miskicks!
          ...  He finds S_Ramos though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  S_Ramos hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(arn) S_Matthews beats E_Henderson
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  S_Matthews has a go!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 45 :(arn) a big roar from the crowd as N_Ben_Khalifa comes on for S_Wiltord to play MF

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea

Min. 49 :(arn) B_Yaga holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Murphy
          ...  D_Murphy keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 50 :(arn) S_Ramos lashes out at K_Magennis
          ...  That was disgraceful!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  H_Webb reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 51 :(chs) D_Trezeguet comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  S_Ramos with an ugly foul
          ...  H_Webb will want to speak to him
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 51 :(arn) J_Souttar takes advantage of a mistake by M_Cassetti
          ...  S_Mazzola pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  H_Webb has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by H_Webb!
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 55 :(arn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa is through!
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!
          ...  Just look at the delight!!
          ...  Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 56 :(arn) Arsenal made the switch to a D strategy
Min. 57 :(arn) N_Ben_Khalifa looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Murphy
          ...  D_Murphy with the cheeky shot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 61 :(arn) N_Ben_Khalifa hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  D_Murphy latches onto it!
          ...  C_Metzelder brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 64 :(arn) T_Cruise with a one-touch layoff to D_Murphy
          ...  M_Cassetti slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 67 :(chs) D_Trezeguet beats D_Burn
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  T_Cruise gathers up the loose ball
Min. 68 :(arn) D_Murphy with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from M_Kikuchi
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by M_Cassetti !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 70 :(chs) L_Baines replaces M_Cassetti and will play DF
Min. 70 :(chs) T_Cairney replaces K_Magennis to play as a MF
Min. 70 :(chs) D_Bunting replaces D_Trezeguet and will play FW
Min. 71 :(arn) N_Ben_Khalifa plays a first time ball through the defence to T_Cruise
          ...  But L_Baines clears the ball to safety
Min. 72 :(arn) B_Yaga off the woodwork.
          ...  P_Evra picks up the deflection
          ...  L_Baines wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 74 :(chs) C_Metzelder sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to D_Bunting
          ...  S_Matthews with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He received a good talking to from H_Webb
Min. 77 :(arn) D_Murphy beats C_Metzelder
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  But M_Kikuchi sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 80 :(chs) C_Metzelder sprints past T_Cruise
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by S_Ramos !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 85 :(arn) S_Ramos runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to D_Murphy
          ...  C_Metzelder wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(chs) M_Kikuchi backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  D_Bunting latches onto the end of it
          ...  D_Bunting beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  D_James comes towards him
          ...  He lobs it over D_James
          ...  Its hit the bar and over!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Emirates Stadium
Attendance           : 122,779
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : P_Evra (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : P_Evra (22), N_Ben_Khalifa (55)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : T_Cruise (11), S_Ramos (50)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : M_Cassetti
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Arsenal     |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       2
Off target           :           2        |       2
On target            :           7        |       0
Possession           :          48        |       52
Corners              :           2        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           1        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       12
Key Tackles          :           4        |       12
Key Passes           :          13        |       5
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Final Score          : Arsenal 2 - 0 Chelsea
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Player Statistics - Arsenal
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_James        GK  35   2   2   3  26 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
R_Holding      DF   1  30   8   6  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
S_Ramos        DF   2  29   7   7  40 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  18   8   8
P_Evra         DF   3  28  12  10  21 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  20   0  35
D_Burn         DF   2  26   9  11  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Souttar      DF   3  25   7   8  33 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  28   9  39 |  94   0   1   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  18  18  -1
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  28   8  35 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  28   7  32 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
S_Wiltord      MF   3  10  23   8  41 |  45   0   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
D_Murphy       FW   2  11   8  28  37 |  94   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  41
D_de_Gea       GK  29   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Collins      DF   2  30  10   7  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Ben_Khalifa  MF   1  12  29  12  25 |  49   0   0   3   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  30  35
P_Crouch       FW   1   6  12  28  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ricardo        FW   1   7   9  25  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Hugo_Lloris    GK  33   3   2   3  13 |  94   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  28   8   6  42 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  27   7  10  18 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  27   8   8  30 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
M_Cassetti     DF   3  26   8   6  30 |  71   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -20 -20
E_Henderson    DF   2  25   8   7  21 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
M_Kikuchi      DM   1  15  27   8  30 |  94   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
A_A_Messi      MF   2   7  27  11  40 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Mazzola      MF   2  10  26   7  33 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
K_Magennis     MF   3   4  26   6  30 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  27  21 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Baines       DF   3  25   9   5  32 |  23   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   8  25   8  21 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Piere        MF   1   6  25   7  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Bunting      FW   1   2   8  26  31 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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