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Elite League Cup Match 2

AS Roma 2 - 2 AC Milan

Elite League Cup Group Match, AS Roma vs. AC Milan (Thu May 17)


                              AS Roma  |  AC Milan
                              3-4-3 A  |  4-4-2 P
                         Chris Ridout  |  Darren Broadhurst
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK M_Steklenburg
                             Fazio DF  |  DF C_Ferrara
                       C_Metzelder DF  |  DF P_McGrath
                           L_Dixon DF  |  DF Hugo
                         J_Butland MF  |  DF J_Richards
                       K_Porborsky MF  |  MF Leroy_Fer
                           Robinho MF  |  MF Jese
                        S_Berghuis MF  |  MF J_Cole
                          E_Cavani FW  |  MF Alexis
                          D_Baggio FW  |  FW D_Stanfield
                         M_Muniesa FW  |  FW L_Suarez
                                       |
                      Carlos_Bravo SUB |  SUB M_Kingsley
                        G_V_D_Wiel SUB |  SUB D_Yedlin
                           J_Matip SUB |  SUB D_Boerrigter
                           Muniesa SUB |  SUB T_Purcell
                        M_Rashford SUB |  SUB Pezza

Referee: B_Kuipers (Netherlands)


Min. 1  :(asr) S_Berghuis is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  D_Baggio latches onto the ball
          ...  D_Baggio sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  M_Steklenburg dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had M_Steklenburg beaten!
Min. 2  :(amn) Alexis with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  A delicate header from Alexis !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Cole hits it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to Hugo
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But G_Pagliuca punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 3  :(asr) K_Porborsky leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to E_Cavani
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by C_Ferrara
Min. 3  :(amn) D_Stanfield controls it with ease
          ...  C_Metzelder gathers up the loose ball
Min. 5  :(asr) M_Muniesa sidesteps P_McGrath
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  M_Muniesa rifles it at the goal !
          ...  M_Steklenburg makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 8  :(asr) M_Muniesa flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  M_Muniesa with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Butland drives it into the box!
          ...  It comes to S_Berghuis
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  M_Steklenburg grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 13 :(amn) J_Richards is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to Leroy_Fer
          ...  Leroy_Fer from 20 yards !
          ...  G_Pagliuca can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  G_Pagliuca has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 15 :(asr) S_Berghuis backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  E_Cavani gets on the end of it
          ...  E_Cavani runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  M_Steklenburg tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Butland chips the ball into the area!
          ...  D_Baggio gets a shot in
          ...  But M_Steklenburg reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 16 :(asr) Robinho takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to L_Dixon
          ...  L_Dixon hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 16 :(amn) J_Richards beats his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  C_Metzelder tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  B_Kuipers has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by B_Kuipers!
          ...  B_Kuipers reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 16 :(amn) L_Suarez lobs it over the defender
          ...  L_Suarez with a thundering drive!
          ...  G_Pagliuca manages to turn it behind
Min. 17 :(amn) Leroy_Fer with a glorious long pass to D_Stanfield
          ...  But L_Dixon reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 18 :(amn) Leroy_Fer finds L_Suarez on the edge of the box
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by L_Dixon
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Leroy_Fer chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  Fazio reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 22 :(asr) Robinho hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  E_Cavani collects the loose ball!
          ...  A vicious shot by E_Cavani !
          ...  M_Steklenburg with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 22 :(amn) D_Stanfield runs at C_Metzelder
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  D_Stanfield with the side footed shot!
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 25 :(asr) D_Baggio pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  But C_Ferrara sweeps up the threat
Min. 30 :(amn) Leroy_Fer with the through ball to L_Suarez
          ...  A skilful effort from L_Suarez !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Alexis swings it in!
          ...  L_Suarez with the header
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 32 :(amn) P_McGrath is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to L_Suarez
          ...  A powerful shot by L_Suarez !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 33 :(amn) J_Richards looks in some pain. He'll have to come off
Min. 33 :(amn) D_Yedlin replaces an unhappy J_Richards and will play as a DF
Min. 35 :(amn) D_Stanfield beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds Hugo
          ...  A skilful effort from Hugo !
          ...  But G_Pagliuca just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 38 :(asr) K_Porborsky takes advantage of a mistake by C_Ferrara
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  K_Porborsky aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  M_Steklenburg has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  M_Steklenburg reacts well to save!!!
Min. 41 :(asr) S_Berghuis retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Fazio latches onto the end of it
          ...  A powerful shot by Fazio !
          ...  But M_Steklenburg makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(amn) D_Stanfield is through on goal
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by L_Dixon
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 44 :(asr) J_Butland loses his marker
          ...  The cross hits J_Butland on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The manager is delighted with that one
          ...  That's given AS Roma the advantage!
          ...  AS Roma 1-0 AC Milan ...
Min. 44 :(amn) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  AC Milan will now play A
Min. 44 :(amn) Hugo with a precise pass to L_Suarez
          ...  L_Suarez with the cheeky shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 45 :(asr) A defence splitting pass from M_Muniesa to D_Baggio
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Hugo and it had to be
Min. 45 :(amn) C_Ferrara chests it down
          ...  C_Ferrara with the punt towards goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 46 :(asr) E_Cavani runs into space
          ...  E_Cavani drives it towards goal !
          ...  But M_Steklenburg reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 46 :(amn) J_Cole with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  D_Stanfield gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Cleaned up by K_Porborsky

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: AS Roma 1-0 AC Milan

Min. 46 :(asr) Robinho pass splits open the defence and finds C_Metzelder
          ...  Hugo takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 46 :(amn) J_Cole nutmegs L_Dixon, he continues to run forward
          ...  L_Dixon reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 47 :(asr) D_Baggio with a precise ball to J_Butland
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Ferrara hits it out for a throw
Min. 47 :(asr) K_Porborsky with a smart pass to E_Cavani
          ...  L_Suarez is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
Min. 48 :(amn) Hugo with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows the defender a clean set of heals
          ...  Hugo with a thundering volley!
          ...  The shot slips through G_Pagliuca's hands
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake
          ...  AC Milan are back level!
          ...  AS Roma 1-1 AC Milan ...
Min. 49 :(amn) The ball is passed in from D_Yedlin, he finds L_Suarez
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by C_Metzelder
Min. 49 :(asr) M_Muniesa is through on goal
          ...  Hugo is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
          ...  B_Kuipers lectures him
Min. 50 :(asr) J_Butland finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  D_Stanfield slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 50 :(amn) D_Yedlin finds himself in a good position
          ...  L_Dixon knocks the ball back to G_Pagliuca
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past G_Pagliuca!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Hugo chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of G_Pagliuca
Min. 51 :(amn) J_Cole runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Stanfield
          ...  What a shot from D_Stanfield !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 52 :(asr) J_Butland volleys it forward. He finds K_Porborsky
          ...  But P_McGrath sweeps up the threat
Min. 53 :(asr) L_Dixon plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  L_Dixon must beat M_Steklenburg!
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  M_Steklenburg was beaten there!
Min. 54 :(asr) E_Cavani is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  L_Dixon latches onto the ball
          ...  L_Dixon with the chance !
          ...  M_Steklenburg makes a fine save
Min. 55 :(asr) K_Porborsky runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  M_Muniesa latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  M_Muniesa with the shot on net !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 56 :(asr) M_Muniesa beats L_Suarez
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  M_Muniesa rifles it at the goal !
          ...  M_Steklenburg goes down well to save
Min. 56 :(amn) Jese with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  G_Pagliuca fouls badly
          ...  B_Kuipers will want to speak to him
          ...  B_Kuipers points to the spot!
          ...  D_Stanfield is the man who takes it
          ...  He sends G_Pagliuca the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  That's put AC Milan in front!
          ...  AS Roma 1-2 AC Milan...
Min. 56 :(amn) AC Milan made the switch to a D strategy
Min. 56 :(amn) Leroy_Fer has it now
          ...  He takes on E_Cavani
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in L_Suarez!
          ...  A delicate header from L_Suarez !
          ...  G_Pagliuca falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 60 :(asr) J_Butland plays in C_Metzelder with a beautiful ball
          ...  C_Metzelder with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  M_Steklenburg heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 61 :(asr) E_Cavani barges Hugo off the ball
          ...  Alexis with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 62 :(asr) J_Butland is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  Robinho latches onto the ball
          ...  Robinho sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  M_Steklenburg gathers it easily
Min. 66 :(asr) J_Butland with the first time flick to D_Baggio
          ...  D_Baggio with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The AC Milan fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 67 :(asr) G_V_D_Wiel replaces an unhappy Fazio and will play as a DF
Min. 68 :(asr) E_Cavani plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  Hugo with a two footed challenge!!
          ...  B_Kuipers stops play
          ...  B_Kuipers calls him over
          ...  B_Kuipers tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 70 :(amn) L_Suarez kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  J_Butland rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 71 :(asr) M_Rashford is being prepared to come on
          ...  D_Baggio is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 75 :(asr) Muniesa is being prepared to come on
          ...  K_Porborsky is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 75 :(amn) Pezza will come on for D_Stanfield and play FW
Min. 75 :(amn) a big roar from the crowd as D_Boerrigter comes on for Leroy_Fer to play MF
Min. 79 :(asr) M_Rashford with a probing through ball J_Butland
          ...  J_Butland with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  M_Steklenburg with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 81 :(amn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Pezza is through!
          ...  L_Dixon with a bad challenge
          ...  B_Kuipers will want to speak to him
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 82 :(asr) C_Metzelder is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to Robinho
          ...  P_McGrath gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 86 :(asr) C_Metzelder with a slick pass to E_Cavani
          ...  Jese fouls badly
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  B_Kuipers signals that it is indirect
          ...  M_Muniesa floats it forward
          ...  M_Rashford latches onto the end of it
          ...  M_Rashford fires a shot at goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a great finish
          ...  And AS Roma have squared it up late on!!
          ...  AS Roma 2-2 AC Milan ...
Min. 87 :(asr) G_V_D_Wiel kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  J_Butland gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_Butland hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Olimpico Stadium
Attendance           : 70,000
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AS Roma Match Info
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Best player          : J_Butland (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Butland (44), M_Rashford (86)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : C_Metzelder (16), L_Dixon (81)
Injured              : N/A
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AC Milan Match Info
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Best player          : D_Stanfield
Scorers              : Hugo (48), D_Stanfield (56 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Hugo (68), Jese (86)
Injured              : J_Richards (33)
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Match Statistics
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                              AS Roma     |    AC Milan
Attempts on Goal     :          22        |       15
Off target           :           8        |       8
On target            :          14        |       7
Possession           :          42        |       58
Corners              :           2        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       10
Key Tackles          :           8        |       8
Key Passes           :          19        |       11
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Final Score          : AS Roma 2 - 2 AC Milan
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Player Statistics - AS Roma
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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G_Pagliuca     GK  33   5   5   2  23 |  95   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
Fazio          DF   2  28   8  10  41 |  68   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
C_Metzelder    DF   2  26   8   8  30 |  95   0   2   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  18   8
L_Dixon        DF   1  23   7   9  31 |  95   0   5   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  98  -2  10
J_Butland      MF   2   9  27  11  41 |  95   0   0   4   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  40  46
K_Porborsky    MF   2   6  26   8  21 |  76   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
Robinho        MF   1   7  25   8  23 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
S_Berghuis     MF   2   4  23  16  20 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  28  26 |  95   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  30
D_Baggio       FW   2   7   9  25  21 |  72   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  12
M_Muniesa      FW   2   7   8  24  17 |  95   0   0   1   1   4   0   0   0   0   0  30  22
Carlos_Bravo   GK  27   1   2   3  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  26  11   5  20 |  27   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Matip        DF   3  26   8   7  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Muniesa        MF   1   7  26   8  20 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Rashford     FW   2   7   8  23  23 |  23   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  35

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  35   3   1   1  32 |  95  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
C_Ferrara      DF   2  27   8   6  22 |  95   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0  10
P_McGrath      DF   1  27  11   7  12 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Hugo           DF   2  25  12   9  42 |  95   0   2   1   0   3   1   1   0   0  38   8  53
J_Richards     DF   1  25   6   7  22 |  33   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  27   8  36 |  76   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
Jese           MF   2   5  27   7  41 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
J_Cole         MF   3   8  25   7  33 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Alexis         MF   3   9  24  13  12 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_Stanfield    FW   2   8   5  27  32 |  76   0   1   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  10  37
L_Suarez       FW   2  10   6  25  34 |  95   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  24
M_Kingsley     GK  25   2   1   3  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Yedlin       DF   1  23  10   5  23 |  62   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Boerrigter   MF   2   9  25  12  32 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Purcell      MF   3  12  23   6  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  26  32 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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