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Division 1, Week 12

Arsenal 1 - 1 Hearts

Division One League Match, Arsenal vs. Hearts (Thu Dec 21)


                              Arsenal  |  Hearts
                              4-5-1 C  |  4-4-2 N
                       Adrian Dalmedo  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                           D_James GK  |  GK S_Bartram
                          M_Amoros DF  |  DF S_Van_Doorn
                         G_Collins DF  |  DF A_Van_Buuren
                         R_Holding DF  |  DF P_Sweeper
                        Marco_Rojo DF  |  DF R_Meadow
                          T_Cruise MF  |  MF E_Manson
                        S_Matthews MF  |  MF E_Cantona
                          R_Savage MF  |  MF Kelvin
                            Bebeto MF  |  MF L_Cubas
                           C_Baker MF  |  FW Amauri
                           Taliyah FW  |  FW Puskas
                                       |
                          D_de_Gea SUB |  SUB P_Gulacsi
                            P_Evra SUB |  SUB Y_Vern
                         J_Butland SUB |  SUB I_Black
                          D_Murphy SUB |  SUB Sergio
                        Freddy_Abu SUB |  SUB D_Bunting

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 1  :(hts) Hearts changed their strategy to play A
Min. 1  :(arn) C_Baker sidesteps E_Cantona
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  Fine tackle by A_Van_Buuren
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 3  :(hts) Puskas cuts through the defence
          ...  M_Amoros with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  N_Alexander calls him for a talk
Min. 4  :(hts) E_Cantona sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  A_Van_Buuren runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  A_Van_Buuren hits a great shot !
          ...  D_James goes down well to save
Min. 8  :(hts) E_Manson twists his ankle!
          ...  He isn't going to continue!
Min. 8  :(hts) There's going to be a change
          ...  Sergio will come on for E_Manson and play MF
Min. 9  :(hts) Puskas barges R_Savage off the ball
          ...  But R_Holding spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 12 :(arn) C_Baker runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  Taliyah latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  Taliyah with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  S_Bartram with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 13 :(hts) Amauri takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Amauri with the strike !
          ...  But D_James punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 15 :(hts) A_Van_Buuren controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  S_Van_Doorn gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  S_Van_Doorn with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 16 :(hts) R_Meadow sidesteps Marco_Rojo
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  R_Meadow bears down on goal!
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 17 :(arn) Taliyah beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  A_Van_Buuren lunges in with two feet!!
          ...  And play is brought to a halt by N_Alexander
          ...  He's been sent off!!
          ...  RED CARD!!
Min. 18 :(arn) R_Savage hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  T_Cruise collects the loose ball!
          ...  T_Cruise sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  S_Bartram falls over
          ...  But S_Bartram is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 21 :(arn) S_Matthews cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to R_Savage
          ...  R_Savage with the chance !
          ...  But S_Bartram reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on S_Bartram anyway
Min. 21 :(hts) R_Meadow knocks it forward
          ...  Bebeto slips
          ...  Amauri gets to it!
          ...  But G_Collins barges him off the ball
Min. 23 :(arn) C_Baker runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of S_Matthews
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  But Sergio slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 25 :(hts) E_Cantona sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But Marco_Rojo slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 26 :(arn) Marco_Rojo is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  R_Holding latches onto the ball
          ...  R_Meadow plays the back pass
          ...  S_Bartram can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Matthews hits it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of S_Bartram
Min. 31 :(arn) C_Baker jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Taliyah
          ...  Taliyah with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  But S_Bartram gets down well to tip the ball wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Matthews crosses it in!
          ...  Bebeto gets his head on it
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 33 :(arn) Marco_Rojo hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  T_Cruise latches onto it!
          ...  Amauri plays it back
          ...  S_Bartram slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Bebeto chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  R_Meadow wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 33 :(arn) R_Savage runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Taliyah
          ...  Kelvin with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  N_Alexander reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 34 :(arn) T_Cruise with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Taliyah gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A powerful shot by Taliyah !
          ...  S_Bartram makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 39 :(arn) T_Cruise sprints past R_Meadow
          ...  T_Cruise with the header !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 41 :(arn) R_Savage looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Taliyah
          ...  But Amauri spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 41 :(hts) Amauri sidesteps R_Holding
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Marco_Rojo body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
Min. 42 :(arn) R_Holding takes advantage of a mistake by S_Van_Doorn
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  R_Holding with the punt towards goal!
          ...  S_Bartram parries it
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(arn) Marco_Rojo runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  Taliyah latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  Taliyah aims for the top right corner !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 44 :(arn) Marco_Rojo with an inch perfect pass to Taliyah
          ...  Taliyah hits a curling shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Runs off and slides on his knees!!
          ...  The fans go wild!
          ...  Arsenal go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Arsenal 1-0 Hearts ...
Min. 45 :(arn) It seems Arsenal are making a tactical change to D

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

Min. 49 :(hts) P_Sweeper rushes through the defence
          ...  But Bebeto slides in two footed.
          ...  N_Alexander has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 51 :(arn) R_Savage finds R_Holding in acres of space
          ...  R_Meadow read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 52 :(hts) Kelvin sprints past S_Matthews
          ...  Kelvin with a terrific drive !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 58 :(hts) Sergio with the first time pass to E_Cantona
          ...  A delicate chip from E_Cantona !
          ...  D_James collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 60 :(hts) Y_Vern takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace R_Meadow as DF
Min. 60 :(arn) Taliyah turns nicely onto the ball
          ...  Taliyah pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  S_Bartram with a superb tip around the post
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Bebeto floats the ball in!
          ...  Taliyah swings a leg at it!
          ...  S_Bartram won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 61 :(hts) P_Sweeper runs at the defence
          ...  Bebeto brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 62 :(arn) Bebeto backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Taliyah latches onto the end of it
          ...  Taliyah hits the ball first time!
          ...  S_Bartram with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 64 :(arn) T_Cruise takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  T_Cruise gets up high for the header !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  S_Bartram tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Cruise lofts the ball in!
          ...  The ball finds its way to R_Savage
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 67 :(arn) C_Baker with a precise pass to Taliyah
          ...  Taliyah attempts the shot!
          ...  S_Bartram with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 67 :(hts) Kelvin with an in swinging cross to Puskas
          ...  Puskas throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  D_James with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 68 :(arn) T_Cruise with a probing through ball Bebeto
          ...  Bebeto with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  S_Bartram gets his fingertips to it
Min. 69 :(hts) D_Bunting is coming on for Puskas and will play FW
Min. 69 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Amauri
          ...  Marco_Rojo beats him to the ball
Min. 72 :(arn) Taliyah runs at the defence
          ...  P_Sweeper with the block
Min. 73 :(arn) A defence splitting pass from C_Baker to Taliyah
          ...  Taliyah with a thundering drive!
          ...  But S_Bartram reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 74 :(hts) E_Cantona flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  R_Holding is late with that one
          ...  I think he was just trying to get to the ball
          ...  N_Alexander tries to calm him down
Min. 79 :(arn) S_Matthews beats the defender
          ...  Amauri with a pull on the shirt
Min. 82 :(arn) J_Butland is being prepared to come on
          ...  S_Matthews is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 82 :(hts) D_Bunting with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  M_Amoros with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 83 :(hts) Sergio looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Bunting
          ...  D_Bunting tries to beat D_James from outside the area!
          ...  D_James saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 85 :(arn) D_Murphy replaces Taliyah and will play FW
Min. 85 :(arn) Bebeto hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  G_Collins latches onto it!
          ...  G_Collins tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 87 :(hts) Kelvin slides the ball across to Amauri
          ...  Amauri has a go!
          ...  D_James gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But can't hold onto it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hearts have done it!!
          ...  They are all square
          ...  Arsenal 1-1 Hearts ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(arn) G_Collins gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past P_Sweeper!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  G_Collins with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  S_Bartram is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  S_Bartram looks very relieved!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Emirates Stadium
Attendance           : 120,881
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : Taliyah (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Taliyah (44)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Amoros (82)
Injured              : N/A
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Hearts Match Info
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Best player          : Amauri
Scorers              : Amauri (87)
Sent Off             : A_Van_Buuren (17)
Booked               : Kelvin (33)
Injured              : E_Manson (8)
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Match Statistics
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                              Arsenal     |     Hearts
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       9
Off target           :           7        |       3
On target            :          13        |       6
Possession           :          58        |       42
Corners              :           5        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       4
Key Tackles          :           6        |       7
Key Passes           :          18        |       8
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Final Score          : Arsenal 1 - 1 Hearts
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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  32   2   2   3  26 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
M_Amoros       DF   2  27   9   7  42 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
G_Collins      DF   2  27   9   7  19 |  94   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   2
R_Holding      DF   1  27   8   6  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
Marco_Rojo     DF   1  25  10   7  30 |  94   0   2   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  55   0
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  27   9  39 |  94   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20  11
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  27   7  32 |  84   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_Savage       MF   2   7  27   6  15 |  94   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  40   6
Bebeto         MF   1   9  26   7  30 |  94   0   2   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  20   6
C_Baker        MF   2   5  26   6  13 |  94   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Taliyah        FW   2   6   7  28  44 |  87   0   0   0   0  10   1   0   0   0   0   0  67
D_de_Gea       GK  27   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Evra         DF   3  26  11  10  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Butland      MF   2   9  27  11  41 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Murphy       FW   2  10   8  26  37 |   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Freddy_Abu     FW   3   8  10  24  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Hearts
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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S_Bartram      GK  35   4   4   5  30 |  94  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
S_Van_Doorn    DF   1  31  13   5  26 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
A_Van_Buuren   DF   2  30  12   8  25 |  17   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   1   0  10   0  -5
P_Sweeper      DF   2  30   6  11  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Meadow       DF   2  25  13   8  31 |  62   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   1
E_Manson       MF   1  10  28   9  24 |   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Cantona      MF   2   7  26  15  41 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
Kelvin         MF   2   7  26  12  36 |  94   0   0   2   1   1   0   1   0   0  -2  33  -1
L_Cubas        MF   3   8  24   8  11 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  27  29 |  94   0   2   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  40   0  35
Puskas         FW   2   7   6  25  21 |  71   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
P_Gulacsi      GK  23   2   3   3  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Vern         DF   1  23  11   7  34 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
I_Black        DF   1  23   8   7  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Sergio         MF   2  10  23  11  21 |  86   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
D_Bunting      FW   1   2   8  26  31 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
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