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Elite League, Week 12

AS Roma 0 - 0 Rangers FC

Elite Football League Match, AS Roma vs. Rangers FC (Thu Dec 29)


                              AS Roma  |  Rangers FC
                            4-4-1-1 E  |  4-3-1-2 C
                         Chris Ridout  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK Belushi
                             Breno DF  |  DF A_Schulz
                          P_Caddis DF  |  DF R_Giovinco
                        G_V_D_Wiel DF  |  DF P_Senderos
                      M_A_Nastasic DF  |  DF L_Jones
                           Rivaldo MF  |  MF L_Thomas
                           N_Kante MF  |  MF M_Ozil
                            Rocket MF  |  MF S_Gerrard
                         T_Cairney MF  |  AM A_Gunnarsson
                             Lucas AM  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                        J_Maddison FW  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                                       |
                           P_Kenny SUB |  SUB V_Mannone
                         J_A_Riise SUB |  SUB D_McGrain
                           K_Rekik SUB |  SUB F_de_Boer
                          N_Schulz SUB |  SUB B_Hemoth
                         M_Vucinic SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 2  :(asr) Lucas is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Rivaldo
          ...  Rivaldo heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  Belushi acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Rivaldo!
          ...  T_Cairney gets a shot in
          ...  But Belushi stops that one easily
Min. 3  :(asr) Lucas sidesteps P_Senderos
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Lucas sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 7  :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson gets possession in his own half
          ...  A_Gunnarsson hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by G_Pagliuca !!
Min. 11 :(asr) Lucas gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Maddison
          ...  L_Thomas takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 12 :(rfc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  A_Schulz is through!
          ...  A_Schulz tries to beat G_Pagliuca from outside the area!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca dives to his left
          ...  I think G_Pagliuca just got a hand on that one
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 15 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on G_Pagliuca!
          ...  Rocket brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he was unlucky there, deserve a booking only!
Min. 15 :(asr) K_Rekik is being prepared to come on
          ...  Lucas is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 15 :(rfc) Rangers FC restructured their strategy to P
Min. 16 :(asr) N_Kante works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Rivaldo
          ...  L_Jones gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 18 :(rfc) D_Trezeguet with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  D_Trezeguet with the goal bound shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 19 :(asr) Rivaldo leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Breno
          ...  Breno controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  But Belushi is equal to it
Min. 19 :(rfc) L_Jones finds himself in acres of space
          ...  M_A_Nastasic is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  Itís just a warning
          ...  Gazza Grant looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 22 :(asr) T_Cairney looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to J_Maddison
          ...  L_Jones slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel hits it towards the far post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Belushi
Min. 22 :(rfc) M_Ozil unselfishly lays the ball back to R_Giovinco
          ...  R_Giovinco tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  G_Pagliuca dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had G_Pagliuca beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Trezeguet chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of G_Pagliuca
Min. 27 :(rfc) S_Gerrard knocks it forward
          ...  N_Kante slips
          ...  D_Trezeguet gets to it!
          ...  D_Trezeguet with the punt towards goal!
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 31 :(rfc) M_Ozil takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into A_Gunnarsson
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from G_V_D_Wiel
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Schulz chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  G_Pagliuca easily catches it!
Min. 32 :(rfc) M_Ozil takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past Breno
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  M_Ozil fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  G_Pagliuca parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And G_Pagliuca recovers to save!!
Min. 33 :(asr) Rivaldo sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  J_Maddison runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  A_Schulz goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 33 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson sprints past K_Rekik
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel reads the play well
Min. 35 :(asr) M_A_Nastasic takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  A skilful effort from M_A_Nastasic !
          ...  Belushi catches the ball
Min. 35 :(rfc) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  R_Giovinco seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  R_Giovinco looks to see where G_Pagliuca is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 36 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca hits a hard pass to R_Giovinco
          ...  T_Cairney is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 38 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Gerrard
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel bundles the player over!!
          ...  Thatís a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 38 :(rfc) M_Ozil shoves N_Kante in the chest!!
          ...  M_Atkinson has seen it!
          ...  M_Atkinson wants a word
          ...  Itís just a warning
Min. 42 :(asr) K_Rekik looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Breno
          ...  R_Giovinco brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But M_Atkinson waves play on!!!
Min. 42 :(rfc) A_Schulz finds the run of A_Gunnarsson
          ...  A_Gunnarsson curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(rfc) A_Schulz passes the ball to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  He just has to beat G_Pagliuca
          ...  He tries to slide it past G_Pagliuca
          ...  He has put it wide!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: AS Roma 0-0 Rangers FC

Min. 47 :(asr) J_Maddison with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past D_Trezeguet
          ...  He knocks it to G_V_D_Wiel!
          ...  But P_Senderos wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel lofts the ball in!
          ...  Belushi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 49 :(asr) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  J_Maddison is through!
          ...  J_Maddison could have let it bounce!
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 50 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson plays a long ball to S_Gerrard
          ...  S_Gerrard tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  But G_Pagliuca makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 51 :(asr) J_Maddison nutmegs the defender
          ...  R_Acquafresca with an awful challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  He's been hard done by for that!!
Min. 54 :(rfc) L_Thomas with a 50-yard pass to D_Trezeguet
          ...  N_Kante pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 55 :(asr) T_Cairney gets to the by line and finds J_Maddison with a beautiful cross
          ...  J_Maddison hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Belushi never had a chance!
Min. 57 :(asr) G_V_D_Wiel volleys it forward. He finds J_Maddison
          ...  L_Thomas cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 57 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson finds a hole in the defence
          ...  A_Gunnarsson could have let it bounce!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 57 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  He signals to the bench he can't carry on
Min. 57 :(rfc) B_Hemoth will replace A_Gunnarsson and play AM
Min. 60 :(rfc) B_Hemoth runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 61 :(rfc) Rangers FC are switching their playing style to C
Min. 64 :(rfc) B_Hemoth kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  S_Gerrard gets on the end of the pass
          ...  S_Gerrard leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  G_Pagliuca is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 65 :(rfc) F_de_Boer is going to be brought on
          ...  A_Schulz is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 67 :(rfc) S_Gerrard drives it across the face of the goal D_Trezeguet
          ...  But Breno clears the ball to safety
Min. 68 :(rfc) L_Jones with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Ozil gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Ozil with the attempt at goal!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 73 :(asr) N_Kante squares it to J_Maddison
          ...  J_Maddison with a terrific drive !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 73 :(rfc) M_Ozil 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!
          ...  B_Hemoth receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  B_Hemoth with the attempt at goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 74 :(asr) Rivaldo plays a first time ball through the defence to J_Maddison
          ...  J_Maddison must beat Belushi!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by N_Kante
          ...  J_Maddison gets something on it!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  Belushi is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Cairney swings it in!
          ...  Belushi reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 77 :(asr) J_Maddison runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off P_Senderos back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  L_Jones takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 79 :(asr) N_Schulz is being brought on
          ...  T_Cairney is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 79 :(rfc) L_Thomas turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 80 :(asr) M_Vucinic is being brought on
          ...  J_Maddison is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 80 :(asr) M_A_Nastasic is now playing as a FW
Min. 80 :(rfc) L_Jones looks injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  Lets hope it's not serious
          ...  He returns to the pitch to carry on
          ...  He seems to be ok
Min. 82 :(asr) N_Kante with a probing pass to M_Vucinic
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  M_Ozil belts it clear
Min. 83 :(asr) N_Kante plays a first time ball through the defence to Breno
          ...  The cross hits Breno on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But itís gone just wide !!
Min. 84 :(rfc) M_Ozil flicks it over G_V_D_Wiel and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  M_Vucinic with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  B_Hemoth drives it in
          ...  But G_Pagliuca parries the ball
          ...  Itís picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 87 :(rfc) P_Senderos plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  K_Rekik wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(asr) P_Caddis with the nod to N_Schulz
          ...  But P_Senderos puts the ball out of play
Min. 88 :(rfc) L_Thomas knocks it forward
          ...  M_A_Nastasic slips
          ...  B_Hemoth gets to it!
          ...  B_Hemoth tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  G_Pagliuca won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 89 :(rfc) L_Thomas slows the ball down and waits 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!
          ...  Breno slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 90 :(rfc) B_Hemoth crosses to R_Giovinco
          ...  K_Rekik stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  Thatís a rash challenge!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Olimpico Stadium
Attendance           : 50,000
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AS Roma Match Info
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Best player          : G_V_D_Wiel (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : Rocket (15)
Booked               : M_Vucinic (84)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Jones
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : R_Acquafresca (51)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : A_Gunnarsson (57)
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Match Statistics
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                             AS Roma      |    Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          11        |       18
Off target           :           7        |       11
On target            :           4        |       7
Possession           :          43        |       57
Corners              :           5        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :           7        |       9
Key Tackles          :           7        |       10
Key Passes           :          15        |       16
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Final Score          : AS Roma 0 - 0 Rangers FC
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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  31   5   5   2  23 |  96   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
Breno          DF   2  27  10  10  16 |  96   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0   6
P_Caddis       DF   2  26  12   8  28 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  25  11   5  20 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
M_A_Nastasic   FW   1  25   2   2  45 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Rivaldo        MF   2   7  26   8  37 |  96   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
N_Kante        MF   3  16  25   7  32 |  96   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
Rocket         MF   2  10  24  10  33 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
T_Cairney      MF   2   7  23   7  21 |  82   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
Lucas          AM   2   5  25  14  19 |  15   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
J_Maddison     FW   2   7   8  23  30 |  83   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
P_Kenny        GK  27   2   2   1  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  25   7   9  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Rekik        MF   1  24   7   2  12 |  81   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
N_Schulz       MF   1   7  25  16  21 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   8  25  14 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2

Player Statistics - Rangers FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Belushi        GK  38   8   8   5  11 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
A_Schulz       DF   1  32  12  11  20 |  68   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   5
R_Giovinco     DF   2  28  13  10  35 |  96   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   2
P_Senderos     DF   1  28  12   5  31 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
L_Jones        DF   3  25   7   8  22 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
L_Thomas       MF   1   7  30   7  18 |  96   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
M_Ozil         MF   2   8  29   7  18 |  96   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30   6
S_Gerrard      MF   2   6  25  16  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   6
A_Gunnarsson   AM   2   8  29  17  34 |  60   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20  11
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  29  36 |  54   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10   0 -10
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   6   9  25  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   9
V_Mannone      GK  27   5   3   1  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  28  12   7  24 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_de_Boer      DF   2  27   7   7  27 |  28   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
B_Hemoth       AM   2   5  28   6  22 |  36   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20   7
H_Rodellega    FW   2   5   8  26  13 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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