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Elite FA Cup, Group D Game 1

Aston Villa 1 - 1 Chelsea

Elite FA Cup Qualifiers 1st Leg Match, Aston Villa vs. Chelsea (Wed Apr 22)


                          Aston Villa  |  Chelsea
                              4-4-2 A  |  4-4-2 C
                    Pierre Van Rossum  |  Ian McNamara
                                       |
                        Ji_Han_Sun GK  |  GK C_Gordon
                     P_Livingstone DF  |  DF J_A_Boumsong
                        A_Cissokho DF  |  DF Ian_David_Mc
                             Ayala DF  |  DF L_Dixon
                          A_Hanson DF  |  DF M_Manz
                      A_Ben_Hatira MF  |  MF D_Ginola
                      R_Nainggolan MF  |  MF Valverde
                         J_Butland MF  |  MF S_Hamilton
                         K_Commons MF  |  MF T_Cairney
                           G_Mixon FW  |  FW R_Field
                         S_Corchia FW  |  FW M_Skiba
                                       |
                           G_Babos SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                          R_Varane SUB |  SUB D_Williams
                         E_Barreto SUB |  SUB Adriano
                           M_Woods SUB |  SUB C_Bellamy
                           R_Sharp SUB |  SUB R_M_Perry

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 1  :(asv) G_Mixon is through on goal
          ...  M_Manz forces him off the ball
Min. 2  :(asv) P_Livingstone looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Corchia
          ...  S_Corchia hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  C_Gordon just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 11 :(asv) R_Nainggolan with a penetrating pass to S_Corchia
          ...  S_Corchia attempts to nutmeg C_Gordon!
          ...  But C_Gordon punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 12 :(asv) G_Mixon knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  G_Mixon rifles it to the far post !
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 14 :(asv) G_Mixon runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off J_A_Boumsong back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  G_Mixon tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  C_Gordon plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 18 :(asv) R_Nainggolan flicks it over the defenders head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  R_Nainggolan with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  But C_Gordon makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!
Min. 20 :(asv) K_Commons takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into R_Nainggolan
          ...  Ian_David_Mc is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  C_Gordon misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by G_Mixon
          ...  C_Gordon makes the catch!
Min. 21 :(chs) Valverde crosses in from the wing, he finds T_Cairney in the box
          ...  T_Cairney with the goal bound shot!
          ...  But Ji_Han_Sun makes a fine save
Min. 22 :(asv) G_Mixon with a clever shimmy
          ...  G_Mixon drives the ball low !
          ...  C_Gordon manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Ben_Hatira floats the ball in!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by L_Dixon
Min. 25 :(asv) R_Nainggolan slides the ball across to K_Commons
          ...  K_Commons attempts a lob!
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 26 :(chs) D_Ginola cuts inside his opponent
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  But Ayala slides in
Min. 27 :(asv) S_Corchia finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  S_Corchia attempts a lob!
          ...  But C_Gordon reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on C_Gordon anyway
Min. 28 :(asv) S_Corchia off the woodwork.
          ...  K_Commons picks up the deflection
          ...  K_Commons looks to see where C_Gordon is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 29 :(asv) P_Livingstone holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to S_Corchia
          ...  S_Corchia could have let it bounce!
          ...  C_Gordon watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 31 :(chs) Valverde works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba chases it through, he must score !
          ...  It floats over Ji_Han_Sun
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 34 :(chs) T_Cairney with a flicked pass to D_Ginola
          ...  D_Ginola attempts a chip!
          ...  Ji_Han_Sun falls over
          ...  But Ji_Han_Sun is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 36 :(asv) J_Butland has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past J_A_Boumsong
          ...  He puts in S_Corchia!
          ...  S_Corchia with the shot on net !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And C_Gordon reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Hanson chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  C_Gordon jumps well to claim it!
Min. 37 :(asv) J_Butland runs at the heart of the defence
          ...  J_A_Boumsong pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 38 :(chs) S_Hamilton is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  T_Cairney latches onto the ball
          ...  J_Butland bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 40 :(chs) R_Field barges P_Livingstone off the ball
          ...  G_Mixon with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  O_Bundy wants a quiet word
Min. 41 :(asv) J_Butland beats Ian_David_Mc
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves O_Bundy
          ...  J_A_Boumsong reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(chs) D_Ginola with a probing pass to M_Manz
          ...  M_Manz with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 0-0 Chelsea

Min. 46 :(asv) S_Corchia has it on the edge of the box
          ...  S_Corchia hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered into the top corner!
          ...  But it's been disallowed.
          ...  The linesman flagged for offside
          ...  He was miles on
Min. 46 :(chs) T_Cairney with a neat pass into R_Field
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by Ayala
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 49 :(chs) J_A_Boumsong with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Skiba gets on the end of the pass
          ...  P_Livingstone cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 52 :(asv) S_Corchia beats M_Manz
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  M_Manz does well to get the tackle in
Min. 55 :(asv) S_Corchia nutmegs J_A_Boumsong, he continues to run forward
          ...  Ian_David_Mc wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 57 :(chs) L_Dixon sidesteps A_Hanson
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by L_Dixon !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 57 :(chs) M_Manz swings an elbow
          ...  He caught J_Butland full in the face
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  O_Bundy reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 59 :(asv) G_Mixon with the nod to K_Commons
          ...  K_Commons with a stunning strike !
          ...  But C_Gordon tips it over
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 60 :(asv) E_Barreto is coming on for J_Butland and playing MF
Min. 61 :(chs) Ian_David_Mc takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  R_Nainggolan tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  O_Bundy has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by O_Bundy!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 62 :(asv) P_Livingstone is forced to retreat
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Aston Villa 0-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 64 :(chs) Valverde holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba bears down on goal!
          ...  Ji_Han_Sun makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 65 :(asv) K_Commons jumps over Valverde's challenge
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by M_Skiba !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 69 :(asv) R_Sharp comes on for K_Commons and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 69 :(asv) A_Ben_Hatira looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Sharp
          ...  R_Sharp is through on goal!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  He just has C_Gordon to beat
          ...  He nutmegs C_Gordon
          ...  C_Gordon does well to save it !!
Min. 70 :(chs) D_Williams replaces L_Dixon and will play DF
Min. 70 :(chs) Adriano replaces an unhappy S_Hamilton and will play as a MF
Min. 70 :(chs) R_M_Perry is going to be brought on
          ...  R_Field is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 70 :(asv) S_Corchia pushes it past Ian_David_Mc
          ...  S_Corchia has a dig at goal!
          ...  C_Gordon gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 74 :(asv) R_Sharp kills the ball dead
          ...  R_Sharp sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  Aston Villa are back on level terms now!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 77 :(asv) R_Sharp with the dribble
          ...  T_Cairney is easily beaten
          ...  R_Sharp with the strike !
          ...  C_Gordon parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 80 :(asv) R_Varane is coming on and P_Livingstone is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play DF
Min. 83 :(asv) Ayala runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to R_Sharp
          ...  M_Manz reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 83 :(chs) M_Skiba with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows A_Cissokho a clean set of heals
          ...  M_Skiba carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Ji_Han_Sun dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had Ji_Han_Sun beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by T_Cairney!
          ...  It is cleared by Ayala
Min. 84 :(asv) A_Ben_Hatira drives it across the face of the goal R_Sharp
          ...  Ian_David_Mc with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 87 :(chs) R_M_Perry jumps over A_Cissokho's challenge
          ...  R_M_Perry hits a curling shot!
          ...  Ji_Han_Sun watches it sail wide!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(asv) E_Barreto is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to G_Mixon
          ...  G_Mixon tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  But C_Gordon stops that one easily
Min. 88 :(chs) Adriano sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  M_Skiba runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  A_Cissokho is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  Ji_Han_Sun misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Ginola floats the ball in!
          ...  R_Varane gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 90 :(asv) Ayala moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Sharp
          ...  R_Sharp with the punt towards goal!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  C_Gordon never had a chance!
Min. 91 :(asv) S_Corchia sidesteps D_Williams
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from S_Corchia !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Mixon hits it into the box!
          ...  C_Gordon catches it!
Min. 91 :(asv) A_Cissokho sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Mixon
          ...  J_A_Boumsong with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Ian McNamara looks relieved

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 119,666
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : S_Corchia (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : R_Sharp (74)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Butland (38), R_Nainggolan (61)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : C_Gordon
Scorers              : P_Livingstone (62 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Manz (57)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Aston Villa   |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       8
Off target           :           9        |       5
On target            :          11        |       3
Possession           :          55        |       45
Corners              :           4        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       12
Key Tackles          :           4        |       9
Key Passes           :          14        |       9
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 1 - 1 Chelsea
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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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Ji_Han_Sun     GK  33   3   1   2  23 |  93   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
P_Livingstone  DF   2  31  10   8  31 |  82   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Cissokho     DF   2  30  11   7  12 |  93   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Ayala          DF   2  29  12   5  11 |  93   0   3   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20   0
A_Hanson       DF   2  29   9  10  22 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Ben_Hatira   MF   2   6  32   8  40 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
R_Nainggolan   MF   1   8  31   6  23 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  18   8
J_Butland      MF   2   9  29  11  41 |  62   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
K_Commons      MF   1   8  28  10  32 |  71   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  29  42 |  93   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  30
S_Corchia      FW   1   6   5  27  45 |  93   0   0   1   0   8   0   0   0   0   0  10  40
G_Babos        GK  29   1   3   2  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Varane       DF   1  29   9   4  11 |  11   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
E_Barreto      MF   1   9  28   9  33 |  31   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Woods        MF   2  18  27   9  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Sharp        FW   3   6  11  26  22 |  22   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  45

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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C_Gordon       GK  32   4   1   5  11 |  93  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
J_A_Boumsong   DF   2  26   9  10  20 |  93   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Ian_David_Mc   DF   2  26   9   6  30 |  93   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
L_Dixon        DF   1  25   7   9  31 |  72   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Manz         DF   2  25   7   5  32 |  93   0   3   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  58  -2  -2
D_Ginola       MF   1  10  26   8  20 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Valverde       MF   3   8  26   7  43 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
S_Hamilton     MF   3   8  25   7  32 |  72   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   8  25   8  21 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
R_Field        FW   3   6   6  26  22 |  72   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  25  32 |  93   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Williams     DF   1  26   5   6  32 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Adriano        MF   1   8  27  12  43 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Bellamy      FW   2   6   8  27  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_M_Perry      FW   1   9  11  26  30 |  21   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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