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Division 1, Week 7

Arsenal 0 - 0 Valencia

Division One League Match, Arsenal vs. Valencia (Sun Nov 19)


                              Arsenal  |  Valencia
                              5-4-1 P  |  5-1-3-1 A
                       Adrian Dalmedo  |  Andie Glen
                                       |
                           D_James GK  |  GK Savic
                          M_Amoros DF  |  DF P_Senderos
                         R_Holding DF  |  DF C_Smalling
                           S_Ramos DF  |  DF W_Van_Boer
                            P_Evra DF  |  DF L_Dixon
                        Marco_Rojo DF  |  DF C_Moreno
                          R_Savage MF  |  DM P_Niemeyer
                         J_Butland MF  |  MF N_Ben_Khalifa
                        R_Radinski MF  |  MF T_Huddlestone
                           C_Baker MF  |  MF S_Cazorla
                           Taliyah FW  |  FW D_Rortugal
                                       |
                          D_de_Gea SUB |  SUB Kamikaze
                         C_Blewitt SUB |  SUB E_Johnson
                          T_Cruise SUB |  SUB Saddam_H
                          D_Murphy SUB |  SUB Saruman
                        Freddy_Abu SUB |  SUB M_Icardi

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 3  :(vla) T_Huddlestone sidesteps R_Holding
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  T_Huddlestone swings in the shot!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 11 :(vla) P_Niemeyer with a flicked pass to C_Moreno
          ...  C_Moreno aims for the top right corner !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 14 :(vla) P_Niemeyer finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  P_Niemeyer with the cheeky shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  D_James is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Moreno hits it into the box!
          ...  D_James easily catches it!
Min. 15 :(arn) M_Amoros cuts inside P_Niemeyer
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  But C_Smalling clears the ball to safety
Min. 20 :(arn) C_Baker turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Taliyah
          ...  P_Senderos makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 21 :(arn) Marco_Rojo slumps to the ground!
          ...  He isn't going to continue!
Min. 21 :(arn) C_Blewitt is being brought on
          ...  Marco_Rojo is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 24 :(arn) R_Savage controls the ball with ease
          ...  C_Moreno with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 28 :(vla) N_Ben_Khalifa finds his way through
          ...  He lost his man too easily
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by S_Ramos
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Cazorla swings it in!
          ...  D_James reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 29 :(arn) C_Baker finds Taliyah with a ball over the defence
          ...  Taliyah attempts a lob!
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 31 :(arn) S_Ramos jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  P_Senderos with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 32 :(arn) S_Ramos runs at the defender
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  S_Ramos keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  Savic tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Baker lofts the ball in!
          ...  Savic reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 34 :(arn) Taliyah cuts inside W_Van_Boer
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  S_Cazorla dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 36 :(vla) P_Niemeyer reads the run of L_Dixon
          ...  But R_Holding sweeps up the threat
Min. 37 :(vla) T_Huddlestone has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Ramos
          ...  He puts in D_Rortugal!
          ...  D_Rortugal has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  But D_James punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 39 :(vla) N_Ben_Khalifa runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to D_Rortugal
          ...  R_Holding stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 40 :(arn) R_Savage slides the ball across to C_Blewitt
          ...  C_Blewitt with the attempt at goal!
          ...  But Savic makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 40 :(vla) P_Niemeyer with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  M_Amoros bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(vla) N_Ben_Khalifa slides it through the middle to P_Niemeyer
          ...  P_Niemeyer chases it through, he must score !
          ...  But D_James makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 45 :(arn) a big roar from the crowd as D_Murphy comes on for R_Radinski to play MF
Min. 45 :(arn) R_Savage looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to S_Ramos
          ...  S_Ramos with a blistering shot !
          ...  Savic makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 46 :(arn) It looks as though Arsenal is now playing A
Min. 46 :(arn) P_Evra beats P_Senderos
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  W_Van_Boer goes in stud's first
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Arsenal 0-0 Valencia

Min. 55 :(vla) D_Rortugal takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past P_Evra
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  R_Holding takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 57 :(vla) T_Huddlestone is first to the ball
          ...  M_Amoros knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But O_Bundy just turns away!
Min. 58 :(vla) S_Cazorla sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to D_Rortugal
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by J_Butland
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 59 :(arn) M_Amoros with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from C_Smalling
          ...  L_Dixon reads the play well
Min. 65 :(vla) Saddam_H replaces P_Niemeyer to play as a DM
Min. 65 :(vla) a big roar from the crowd as Saruman comes on for S_Cazorla to play MF
Min. 68 :(arn) R_Savage has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past C_Moreno
          ...  He puts in D_Murphy!
          ...  P_Senderos slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 73 :(vla) Saddam_H has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past C_Blewitt
          ...  He knocks it to D_Rortugal!
          ...  The defence has gone to sleep
          ...  D_Rortugal is all alone
          ...  D_James comes towards him
          ...  He tries to slide it past D_James
          ...  D_James gets a foot to it !!
Min. 74 :(vla) Saddam_H 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!
          ...  But P_Evra wins the tackle
Min. 75 :(arn) Freddy_Abu is coming on for P_Evra and playing FW
Min. 76 :(vla) Saruman flicks the ball through
          ...  D_Rortugal runs onto it!
          ...  D_Rortugal from 20 yards !
          ...  D_James gets the finger tips to it
          ...  And puts it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Rortugal curls it into the box!
          ...  D_James makes the catch!
Min. 79 :(arn) R_Savage retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Freddy_Abu gets on the end of it
          ...  Freddy_Abu drives it low !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 79 :(vla) Saddam_H plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  C_Blewitt takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 81 :(arn) C_Baker 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 R_Holding
          ...  Driven towards goal by R_Holding !
          ...  Savic can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  Savic makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 82 :(vla) M_Icardi comes on for D_Rortugal and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 83 :(vla) T_Huddlestone runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Taliyah back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  C_Blewitt seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 87 :(arn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Freddy_Abu is through!
          ...  Freddy_Abu tries to beat Savic from outside the area!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  Savic acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Amoros crosses it in!
          ...  Savic reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(vla) N_Ben_Khalifa sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Senderos
          ...  The defender plays it back to D_James
          ...  P_Senderos intercepts the back pass!
          ...  He tries to dummy D_James
          ...  He nutmegs D_James
          ...  It hits the upright!!
          ...  D_James recovers to save it !!
Min. 89 :(arn) C_Baker with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past C_Smalling
          ...  C_Baker cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  Savic with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 89 :(vla) Saddam_H looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Icardi
          ...  Good sliding challenge from M_Amoros
Min. 91 :(arn) Freddy_Abu gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside P_Senderos!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  L_Dixon takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Emirates Stadium
Attendance           : 124,494
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : D_James (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : Marco_Rojo (21)
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Valencia Match Info
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Best player          : Savic
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : P_Senderos (31), W_Van_Boer (46)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Arsenal     |    Valencia
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       8
Off target           :           3        |       3
On target            :           5        |       5
Possession           :          48        |       52
Corners              :           2        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       7
Key Tackles          :          11        |       7
Key Passes           :           7        |       11
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Final Score          : Arsenal 0 - 0 Valencia
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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 |  93   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
M_Amoros       DF   2  27   9   7  42 |  93   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
R_Holding      DF   1  27   8   6  22 |  93   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
S_Ramos        DF   2  27   7   7  40 |  93   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
P_Evra         DF   3  26  11  10  21 |  77   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Marco_Rojo     DF   1  25  10   7  30 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Savage       MF   2   7  27   6  15 |  93   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_Butland      MF   2   9  26  11  41 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Radinski     MF   1  11  26   6  29 |  45   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Baker        MF   2   5  26   6  13 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
Taliyah        FW   2   6   7  27  44 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_de_Gea       GK  27   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Blewitt      DF   3  26   7   6  22 |  72   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  27   8  39 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Murphy       MF   2  10   8  26  37 |  48   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Freddy_Abu     FW   3   8  10  24  42 |  16   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6

Player Statistics - Valencia
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Savic          GK  34   2   7   3  10 |  93   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
P_Senderos     DF   1  30  12   5  31 |  93   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  -2   3
C_Smalling     DF   1  29   8   6  29 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  29   6   6  32 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
L_Dixon        DF   1  23   7   9  31 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Moreno       DF   2  23   9   9  32 |  93   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
P_Niemeyer     DM   1  17  27   5  22 |  67   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   6
N_Ben_Khalifa  MF   1  12  27  12  25 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
T_Huddlestone  MF   1  10  27  11  19 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
S_Cazorla      MF   2   8  23   5  20 |  67   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  28  21 |  84   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  15
Kamikaze       GK  34   7   2   2  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Johnson      DF   1  29   8   6  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Saddam_H       DM   2  20  28  25  27 |  26   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Saruman        MF   2   7  27  24  30 |  26   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Icardi       FW   1   7   7  24  31 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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