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League Play Off 2nd Leg

AS Roma - Liverpool

Elite Divisional Play Off 2nd Leg Match, AS Roma vs. Liverpool (Sun Oct 06)


                              AS Roma  |  Liverpool
                            4-1-3-2 A  |  4-2-1-1-2 C
                         Graham Brown  |  Mike McLeod
                                       |
                         S_T_Perry GK  |  GK Fabianski
                             Bauer DF  |  DF W_Van_Boer
                            Aldair DF  |  DF Reinaldo
                           J_Matip DF  |  DF G_V_D_Wiel
                           Roberto DF  |  DF Renald
                           A_Pirlo DM  |  DM X_Shaqiri
                      G_Karagounis MF  |  DM C_Sanchez
                         C_Makiadi MF  |  MF N_Schulz
                          S_Gruber MF  |  AM J_Hernandez
                           G_Botti FW  |  FW K_Benzema
                          Geminiho FW  |  FW Perez
                                       |
                           G_Banks SUB |  SUB N_Trott
                        A_Arrondel SUB |  SUB J_A_Riise
                            L_Figo SUB |  SUB H_Matt
                           D_Solga SUB |  SUB A_Martinez
                        F_Rabtotti SUB |  SUB A_Mitrovic

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 1  :(asr) AS Roma are switching their playing style to C
Min. 2  :(lpl) C_Sanchez controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  Renald gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Renald hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  S_T_Perry parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And S_T_Perry recovers to save!!
Min. 3  :(lpl) S_T_Perry miskicks!
          ...  K_Benzema is takes control of the ball!
          ...  Roberto with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 4  :(asr) G_Karagounis has it now
          ...  He takes on C_Sanchez
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Bauer!
          ...  Bauer goes for goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered into the top corner!
          ...  He salutes the AS Roma fans!!
          ...  That puts AS Roma ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  AS Roma 1-0 Liverpool ...
Min. 8  :(asr) Geminiho runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  Reinaldo reads the play well
Min. 8  :(lpl) Perez is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  It looks like he will try to run it off
Min. 9  :(asr) G_Karagounis cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Roberto
          ...  But W_Van_Boer sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 13 :(asr) Geminiho takes on G_V_D_Wiel
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  Reinaldo gathers up the loose ball
Min. 13 :(lpl) K_Benzema passes the ball to X_Shaqiri
          ...  X_Shaqiri has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But S_T_Perry smothers the ball.
Min. 14 :(lpl) Perez runs into space
          ...  Perez attempts a lob!
          ...  S_T_Perry saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 15 :(lpl) N_Schulz makes the tackle
          ...  He gets to his feet quickly
          ...  He's beat the defender to the ball
          ...  A_Pirlo fouls badly
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  O_Bundy gave him a strong warning
Min. 15 :(lpl) C_Sanchez takes advantage of a mistake by Roberto
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  C_Sanchez has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by N_Schulz
          ...  K_Benzema gets a shot in
          ...  S_T_Perry gathers it easily
Min. 17 :(lpl) C_Sanchez with the nod to K_Benzema
          ...  Blocked by Geminiho
Min. 22 :(asr) Geminiho takes advantage of a mistake by G_V_D_Wiel
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Geminiho with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  Brilliant save from Fabianski
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 25 :(lpl) K_Benzema finds himself in a good position
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Roberto hits it out for a throw
Min. 27 :(asr) G_Botti knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  W_Van_Boer tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  O_Bundy has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by O_Bundy!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 29 :(lpl) Perez with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past Bauer
          ...  Perez hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But S_T_Perry tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Renald
          ...  S_T_Perry comes out and claims it!
Min. 30 :(lpl) J_Hernandez sidesteps Roberto
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Roberto with an awful challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 31 :(asr) G_Karagounis looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Roberto
          ...  W_Van_Boer wins the ball
Min. 35 :(lpl) Perez is too quick for the defence
          ...  S_Gruber with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!! or f$k OFF!! cant make it out
          ...  O_Bundy tries to calm him down
Min. 38 :(asr) Aldair picks out G_Botti with the cross
          ...  Reinaldo takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 41 :(asr) Geminiho with electric pace
          ...  He eases past G_V_D_Wiel
          ...  But K_Benzema puts it in row Z!
Min. 41 :(lpl) C_Sanchez holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to K_Benzema
          ...  K_Benzema breaks clear!
          ...  He tries to take it round S_T_Perry
          ...  He dinks it over S_T_Perry
          ...  S_T_Perry reacts well to save !!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(asr) C_Makiadi with the towering header to G_Karagounis
          ...  G_Karagounis cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 45 :(lpl) N_Schulz has it now
          ...  He takes on Bauer
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in K_Benzema!
          ...  Bauer recovers to win the ball back

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

Min. 47 :(asr) C_Makiadi runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  Aldair latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by W_Van_Boer
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Roberto chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  Fabianski reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 48 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel picks out J_Hernandez with the cross
          ...  J_Hernandez hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  But S_T_Perry makes a fine save
Min. 49 :(lpl) J_Hernandez with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  Aldair gathers up the loose ball
Min. 52 :(asr) G_Karagounis back heels to find G_Botti in space
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by Reinaldo
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 53 :(asr) Bauer plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  A skilful effort from Bauer !
          ...  Fabianski parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 54 :(lpl) J_Hernandez finds C_Sanchez in the box
          ...  Aldair slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 55 :(asr) Roberto is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Geminiho
          ...  Reinaldo pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 60 :(lpl) C_Sanchez bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to K_Benzema
          ...  But Bauer sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 61 :(lpl) C_Sanchez bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to K_Benzema
          ...  K_Benzema with a terrific drive !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 62 :(lpl) Reinaldo beats J_Matip
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Reinaldo with the shot !
          ...  S_T_Perry watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 63 :(asr) C_Makiadi looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to G_Botti
          ...  Intercepted by W_Van_Boer
Min. 63 :(lpl) Renald had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Renald !
          ...  But S_T_Perry punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 67 :(lpl) N_Schulz finds the run of K_Benzema
          ...  But Roberto comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 70 :(asr) A_Arrondel is being brought on
          ...  Bauer is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 70 :(lpl) A_Martinez comes on for J_Hernandez and takes up a AM role
Min. 70 :(lpl) A_Mitrovic is being prepared to come on
          ...  Perez is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 70 :(lpl) The Liverpool manager shouts at them from the touchline to play D
Min. 71 :(asr) Aldair 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 A_Pirlo
          ...  Reinaldo with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 79 :(asr) G_Botti takes advantage of a mistake by Renald
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  K_Benzema with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 80 :(asr) L_Figo will come on for G_Karagounis and play MF
Min. 80 :(asr) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  F_Rabtotti will come on for Geminiho and play FW
Min. 80 :(lpl) J_A_Riise will replace W_Van_Boer and play DF
Min. 81 :(asr) C_Makiadi off the woodwork.
          ...  F_Rabtotti picks up the deflection
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by J_A_Riise
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Botti curls it into the box!
          ...  Fabianski jumps well to claim it!
Min. 85 :(asr) Aldair reads the run of G_Botti
          ...  Good sliding challenge from C_Sanchez and it had to be
Min. 85 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves A_Arrondel behind
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by Aldair !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(asr) C_Makiadi controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs G_V_D_Wiel
          ...  He puts in F_Rabtotti!
          ...  F_Rabtotti hits a curling shot!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 91 :(asr) G_Botti turns past J_A_Riise
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  X_Shaqiri is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Graham Brown looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 92 :(asr) L_Figo with a measured ball to G_Botti
          ...  Renald plays the back pass
          ...  Fabianski can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Makiadi plays it into the danger area!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 93 :(asr) C_Makiadi makes the tackle
          ...  A_Mitrovic is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!

*************  EXTRA TIME  ****************

Min. 92 :(asr) G_Botti takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  J_A_Riise cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 93 :(asr) S_Gruber back heels to find J_Matip in space
          ...  J_Matip hits the ball first time!
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 101:(asr) A_Pirlo with a short pass to find F_Rabtotti
          ...  F_Rabtotti tries the shot !
          ...  But Fabianski tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Figo hits it into the box!
          ...  X_Shaqiri gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 103:(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on

*************  HALF TIME  ****************

Min. 106:(asr) C_Makiadi with the diagonal pass G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti with a thundering shot!
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Gruber chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 110:(asr) Roberto could get a shot on goal here
          ...  J_A_Riise with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
Min. 111:(lpl) A_Martinez beats Aldair
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves O_Bundy
          ...  A_Martinez looks to see where S_T_Perry is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Looks like it should be S_T_Perry's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_T_Perry looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 112:(lpl) K_Benzema with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past Aldair
          ...  A_Arrondel brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 113:(asr) L_Figo is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  S_Gruber latches onto the end of it
          ...  J_A_Riise gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 118:(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 120:(lpl) A_Martinez takes advantage of a mistake by Roberto
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  S_Gruber is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  O_Bundy tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  Renald swings it in
          ...  K_Benzema gets on the end of it
          ...  J_Matip slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 120:(lpl) A_Mitrovic controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  A_Martinez gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  A_Arrondel reads the play well
Min. 122:(asr) C_Makiadi has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past C_Sanchez
          ...  He knocks it to Roberto!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel fouls badly
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning

*************  PENALTY SHOOTOUT  *************


          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  G_Botti steps up!
          ...  Fabianski dives and saves it!!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  K_Benzema is taking it!
          ...  He's put it over!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  F_Rabtotti steps up!
          ...  Fabianski tips it wide!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  A_Mitrovic steps up!
          ...  S_T_Perry dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  AS Roma 0-1 Liverpool...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  L_Figo steps up!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  AS Roma 1-1 Liverpool...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  N_Schulz steps up!
          ...  He's put it over!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  Roberto steps up!
          ...  Fabianski dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  AS Roma 2-1 Liverpool...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  A_Martinez is taking it!
          ...  He's converted it!!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  AS Roma 2-2 Liverpool...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  S_Gruber steps up!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  AS Roma 3-2 Liverpool...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  Renald is taking it!
          ...  S_T_Perry guesses correctly
          ...  And he saves it!


          ...  AS Roma wins the penalty shootout



*************  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          : Aldair (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Bauer (4)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Roberto (30), S_Gruber (120)
Injured              : N/A
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Liverpool Match Info
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Best player          : C_Sanchez
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : W_Van_Boer (27), K_Benzema (79), A_Mitrovic (93)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              AS Roma     |    Liverpool
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       12
Off target           :           4        |       4
On target            :           4        |       8
Possession           :          41        |       59
Corners              :           5        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          15        |       11
Key Tackles          :          11        |       16
Key Passes           :          19        |       11
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Final Score          : AS Roma 1 - 0 Liverpool
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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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S_T_Perry      GK  32   2   2   2  22 | 127   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
Bauer          DF   2  28   9   5  32 |  71   0   2   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  60  20  65
Aldair         DF   2  28   8   4  11 | 127   0   3   3   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  30   0
J_Matip        DF   3  27   8   7  10 | 127   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
Roberto        DF   3  27   8   8  40 | 127   0   2   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  38   8  -2
A_Pirlo        DM   1  13  27   7  11 | 127   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
G_Karagounis   MF   2  10  28   9  33 |  81   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  55   1
C_Makiadi      MF   2   7  28   4  10 | 127   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
S_Gruber       MF   3   8  27   8  21 | 127   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
G_Botti        FW   1   9   9  31  32 | 127   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Geminiho       FW   3  10  11  27  31 |  81   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  20  30
G_Banks        GK  29   3   1   3  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Arrondel     DF   2  28   4   7  12 |  56   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
L_Figo         MF   1   7  26  10  40 |  46   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Solga        MF   2  10  25  10  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Rabtotti     FW   2   8   8  17  42 |  46   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11

Player Statistics - Liverpool
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Fabianski      GK  29   3   1   5  21 | 127   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  32   6   7  32 |  81   0   4   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  78  -2  -2
Reinaldo       DF   1  30  12   7  20 | 127   0   6   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 120   0   1
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  29  12   5  20 | 127   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Renald         DF   2  28   8  10  31 | 127   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  20
X_Shaqiri      DM   1  18  27   8  29 | 127   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
C_Sanchez      DM   1  16  25   6  30 | 127   0   1   5   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30 -19
N_Schulz       MF   1   8  27  16  21 | 127   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_Hernandez    AM   1   8  26  20  26 |  71   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
K_Benzema      FW   3   7   6  29  23 | 127   0   1   1   0   3   0   1   0   0  18   8  19
Perez          FW   3   9   8  27  30 |  71   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
N_Trott        GK  25   1   1   1  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  28   7   9  32 |  46   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
H_Matt         DF   2  26  12   7  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Martinez     AM   1   6  25  16  32 |  56   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
A_Mitrovic     FW   3   5  11  25  42 |  56   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
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