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Division 2, Week 3

AS Roma 1 - 0 Aston Villa

Division Two League Match, AS Roma vs. Aston Villa (Mon Oct 23)


                              AS Roma  |  Aston Villa
                              4-3-3 E  |  4-4-2 T
                         Chris Ridout  |  Jamie Coady
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK Valdivia
                           Ronaldo DF  |  DF D_Sloan
                        G_V_D_Wiel DF  |  DF A_Arrondel
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF S_Ferguson
                     M_Van_D_Hoorn DF  |  DF E_Silva
                        Nuri_Sahin MF  |  MF P_Cocu
                            B_Yaga MF  |  MF G_Driver
                          C_Ridout MF  |  MF Kaka
                        T_Wallcott FW  |  MF N_Kalavee
                           M_McKay FW  |  FW S_Corchia
                          D_Baggio FW  |  FW E_Cavani
                                       |
                           P_Kenny SUB |  SUB P_Hankey
                      M_Demichelis SUB |  SUB K_Wemberg
                          I_Falque SUB |  SUB J_Mata
                          G_Cooper SUB |  SUB J_Lewis
                         C_Bellamy SUB |  SUB P_Di_Canio

Referee: G_Poll (England)


Min. 2  :(asr) C_Ridout finds Nuri_Sahin in acres of space
          ...  Nuri_Sahin from 20 yards !
          ...  Valdivia saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 2  :(asv) S_Corchia takes advantage of a mistake by J_A_Riise
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was pushing down on his man
          ...  G_Poll calls him for a talk
Min. 2  :(asv) P_Cocu takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into Kaka
          ...  Kaka with the chance !
          ...  G_Pagliuca with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 3  :(asr) C_Ridout passes the ball to M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  A delicate chip from M_Van_D_Hoorn !
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 3  :(asv) P_Cocu backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  E_Cavani latches onto the end of it
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn steals the ball of off him
Min. 4  :(asr) B_Yaga with a measured ball to T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  Valdivia beats the ball away
Min. 6  :(asv) P_Cocu picks up the pass
          ...  P_Cocu with a blistering shot !
          ...  G_Pagliuca dives towards his top let hand corner
          ...  He's pushed that one just around the goal
          ...  Super Stop !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kalavee plays it into the danger area!
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 7  :(asr) Nuri_Sahin races into the box
          ...  He sees M_McKay lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  M_McKay runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 11 :(asv) G_Driver races into the box
          ...  He sees S_Corchia lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  S_Corchia shapes up for a shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca fists it away
Min. 12 :(asr) Nuri_Sahin retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  M_McKay gets on the end of it
          ...  M_McKay with a bicycle kick !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 14 :(asv) G_Driver knocks it forward
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn slips
          ...  Kaka gets to it!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 15 :(asv) A_Arrondel is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to E_Cavani
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  G_Poll calls him over
          ...  G_Poll tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 15 :(asr) T_Wallcott takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  E_Cavani with the tackle
          ...  G_Poll will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Right on the edge of the box!
          ...  T_Wallcott with the thundering drive
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 17 :(asr) M_McKay takes advantage of a mistake by E_Silva
          ...  M_McKay lobs Valdivia!
          ...  Valdivia just watches float over the bar!
Min. 17 :(asv) G_Driver with a neat pass into E_Cavani
          ...  A thundering drive by E_Cavani !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  G_Pagliuca pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kalavee plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Kaka gets his head on it
          ...  G_Pagliuca fists it away
Min. 21 :(asr) B_Yaga holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Baggio
          ...  D_Baggio attempts a low drive!
          ...  Valdivia makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 22 :(asr) Nuri_Sahin gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside G_Driver!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  A glorious effort by Nuri_Sahin !
          ...  It's beaten Valdivia
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 36 :(asv) Kaka plays it forward to S_Corchia
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 38 :(asr) D_Baggio looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  S_Ferguson plays the back pass
          ...  Valdivia can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Ridout chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  T_Wallcott gets a shot in
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(asr) B_Yaga passes the ball to T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  But Valdivia tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Yaga floats the ball in!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel swings a leg at it!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 47 :(asr) M_Van_D_Hoorn takes advantage of a mistake by A_Arrondel
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn sees Valdivia off his line !
          ...  Valdivia just watches float over the bar!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: AS Roma 0-0 Aston Villa

Min. 48 :(asv) N_Kalavee finds P_Cocu in the box
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 53 :(asv) S_Corchia with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  A delicate header from S_Corchia !
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 55 :(asr) AS Roma will now play P
Min. 57 :(asr) B_Yaga with a slide rule pass to T_Wallcott
          ...  Fine tackle by P_Cocu
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 57 :(asv) P_Cocu pulls it back to S_Corchia
          ...  S_Corchia tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  G_Pagliuca saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 63 :(asr) D_Baggio finds his way through
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from A_Arrondel
Min. 64 :(asv) N_Kalavee with an incisive pass to S_Corchia
          ...  D_Baggio wins the ball
Min. 67 :(asr) M_Van_D_Hoorn finds the space intelligently
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But Valdivia stops that one easily
Min. 70 :(asr) I_Falque is being prepared to come on
          ...  C_Ridout is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 72 :(asr) Ronaldo runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_A_Riise
          ...  J_A_Riise with a powerful downward header!
          ...  Valdivia parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 74 :(asr) I_Falque brings it under control
          ...  He takes on S_Ferguson
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Baggio!
          ...  D_Baggio with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  Brilliant save from Valdivia
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 75 :(asr) C_Bellamy takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace T_Wallcott as FW
Min. 78 :(asr) M_Demichelis is being prepared to come on
          ...  Ronaldo is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 78 :(asr) D_Baggio beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  D_Baggio sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Valdivia can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  Valdivia makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 78 :(asr) M_McKay breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Valdivia!
          ...  E_Silva brings him down!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  G_Poll sends him off the pitch !!
          ...  He deserved to walk for that!!
Min. 78 :(asr) The AS Roma manager shouts at them from the touchline to play A
Min. 79 :(asr) Nuri_Sahin controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  M_McKay gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  A wicked drive by M_McKay !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 85 :(asr) I_Falque has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Sloan
          ...  He puts in D_Baggio!
          ...  D_Baggio has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Valdivia makes a difficult save
Min. 87 :(asr) C_Bellamy floats the ball in to find M_Van_D_Hoorn
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn sees Valdivia off his line !
          ...  Valdivia makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 87 :(asv) N_Kalavee loses G_V_D_Wiel
          ...  N_Kalavee belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  But G_Pagliuca makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(asr) I_Falque gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds M_McKay
          ...  M_McKay with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Valdivia never had a chance!
Min. 89 :(asv) S_Corchia sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  E_Cavani runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  D_Baggio with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 89 :(asv) E_Cavani flicks the ball through
          ...  P_Cocu runs onto it!
          ...  P_Cocu with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 91 :(asr) B_Yaga with a pinpoint pass to D_Baggio
          ...  A glorious effort by D_Baggio !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's a contender for goal of the season!
          ...  That must have sealed it!!
          ...  AS Roma 1-0 Aston Villa ...
Min. 93 :(asr) C_Bellamy sidesteps S_Ferguson
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  C_Bellamy with a terrific drive !
          ...  But Valdivia palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 94 :(asr) D_Baggio whips the ball across to C_Bellamy
          ...  A glorious effort by C_Bellamy !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  Valdivia plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!

*************  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          : D_Baggio (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Baggio (91)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Van_D_Hoorn (15)
Injured              : N/A
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : P_Cocu
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : E_Silva (78)
Booked               : E_Cavani (15)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              AS Roma     |  Aston Villa
Attempts on Goal     :          24        |       9
Off target           :          13        |       2
On target            :          11        |       7
Possession           :          61        |       39
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       0
Fouls                :           9        |       7
Key Tackles          :           5        |       3
Key Passes           :          16        |       11
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Final Score          : AS Roma 1 - 0 Aston Villa
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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  32   5   5   2  23 |  98   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
Ronaldo        DF   2  30  12   9  29 |  82   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  26  11   5  20 |  98   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
J_A_Riise      DF   3  26   7   9  32 |  98   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
M_Van_D_Hoorn  DF   1  26   8   8  33 |  98   0   2   0   0   4   0   1   0   0  38  -2  10
Nuri_Sahin     MF   1   8  28   9  19 |  98   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   6
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  27   8  35 |  98   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0
C_Ridout       MF   3   8  27   4  32 |  74   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
T_Wallcott     FW   3   8  10  26  21 |  79   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
M_McKay        FW   3   7  10  26  21 |  98   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
D_Baggio       FW   2   6   9  24  21 |  98   0   1   1   0   5   1   0   0   0  20  10  46
P_Kenny        GK  27   2   2   1  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Demichelis   DF   2  26   8   7  18 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
I_Falque       MF   3  15  27   9  19 |  24   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
G_Cooper       MF   4   8  27  14  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Bellamy      FW   2   6   8  25  33 |  19   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30  30

Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Valdivia       GK  35   2   2   1  42 |  98  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
D_Sloan        DF   2  28  10   4  19 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
A_Arrondel     DF   2  25   4   7  12 |  98   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
S_Ferguson     DF   2  23   8   7  15 |  98   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
E_Silva        DF   2  23   7   7  29 |  82   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
P_Cocu         MF   3  11  26  11  25 |  98   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30   6
G_Driver       MF   1  11  27   5  25 |  98   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Kaka           MF   2   7  26  17  32 |  98   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
N_Kalavee      MF   2   5  24   8  22 |  98   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
S_Corchia      FW   1   5   5  26  45 |  98   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  27  26 |  98   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2   8   3
P_Hankey       GK  27   3   3   5  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Wemberg      DF   2  24   6   7  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Mata         DF   1  10  23   7  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Lewis        MF   3   7  23   8  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Di_Canio     FW   1   9   5  24  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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