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Division 2, Week 2

Aston Villa 3 - 2 Chelsea

Division Two League Match, Aston Villa vs. Chelsea (Mon Oct 16)


                          Aston Villa  |  Chelsea
                              4-4-2 T  |  4-5-1 C
                          Jamie Coady  |  James Houston
                                       |
                          Valdivia GK  |  GK Rafael
                           D_Sloan DF  |  DF Doria
                        A_Arrondel DF  |  DF G_Burdisso
                         K_Wemberg DF  |  DF M_Madl
                        S_Ferguson DF  |  DF Varane
                          G_Driver MF  |  MF Drexler
                              Kaka MF  |  MF S_Gerrard
                         N_Kalavee MF  |  MF Mo_Diame
                        B_Charlton MF  |  MF Robertinho
                         S_Corchia FW  |  MF T_Cairney
                          E_Cavani FW  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                                       |
                          P_Hankey SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                           E_Silva SUB |  SUB A_Maxwell
                            J_Mata SUB |  SUB S_Pearce
                           J_Lewis SUB |  SUB P_Coutinho
                        P_Di_Canio SUB |  SUB M_Vucinic

Referee: F_De_Bleeckere (Belgium)


Min. 1  :(chs) S_Gerrard finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  S_Gerrard carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  Valdivia palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Varane hits it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Valdivia
Min. 4  :(chs) Drexler with a precise pass to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet with a bicycle kick !
          ...  It floats over Valdivia
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 4  :(asv) E_Cavani knocks it past Varane and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Drexler with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Kaka floats it forward
          ...  G_Driver latches onto the end of it
          ...  G_Driver controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 6  :(chs) S_Gerrard bursts forward
          ...  A_Arrondel with the block
Min. 7  :(asv) N_Kalavee can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to S_Corchia
          ...  S_Corchia with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
          ...  The Aston Villa fans celebrate though!
          ...  That puts Aston Villa ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 9  :(chs) Mo_Diame takes advantage of a mistake by S_Ferguson
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  Mo_Diame with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 12 :(asv) Kaka with the dribble
          ...  Fine tackle by Drexler
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 12 :(chs) Mo_Diame with the diagonal pass D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs to the corner and dives on his belly
          ...  That's the equaliser!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 16 :(chs) T_Cairney with the heel pass to Varane
          ...  Varane from 20 yards !
          ...  But Valdivia punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 17 :(chs) D_Trezeguet with the dribble
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by S_Corchia
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Gerrard plays it into the danger area!
          ...  A_Arrondel clears the corner
Min. 18 :(chs) Mo_Diame with the diagonal pass Varane
          ...  Varane sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  Valdivia is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Superb finish!!
          ...  That's put Chelsea ahead!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea ...
Min. 20 :(asv) Kaka looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Corchia
          ...  G_Burdisso with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere ignores the protests for a card
          ...  James Houston looks relieved
Min. 21 :(chs) S_Gerrard takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet with a bicycle kick !
          ...  Valdivia parries it
Min. 28 :(chs) Drexler holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Mo_Diame in space!
          ...  Intercepted by S_Ferguson
Min. 32 :(asv) B_Charlton crosses to S_Corchia
          ...  Robertinho reads the play well
Min. 32 :(chs) T_Cairney looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Drexler
          ...  K_Wemberg gets to the ball first
Min. 41 :(asv) Kaka barges the defender off the ball
          ...  Kaka with a thundering shot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 41 :(asv) N_Kalavee looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to E_Cavani
          ...  Doria with a pull on the shirt
          ...  He received a good talking to from F_De_Bleeckere
Min. 42 :(asv) S_Corchia with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows G_Burdisso a clean set of heals
          ...  Mo_Diame with an over the top challenge
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere just wants to lecture him
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(chs) Drexler runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to D_Trezeguet
          ...  A wicked drive by D_Trezeguet !
          ...  Valdivia with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 45 :(chs) G_Burdisso with the dribble
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  G_Burdisso tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  Valdivia moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 45 :(chs) Drexler kicks N_Kalavee off the ball
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will just give him a speaking to

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea

Min. 46 :(chs) Drexler turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  Valdivia manages to turn it behind
Min. 47 :(asv) Kaka crosses in from the wing, he finds S_Ferguson in the box
          ...  A powerful shot by S_Ferguson !
          ...  But Rafael palms it behind
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 48 :(asv) N_Kalavee looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to E_Cavani
          ...  E_Cavani unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's got Aston Villa back level!
          ...  Aston Villa 2-2 Chelsea ...
Min. 49 :(asv) B_Charlton has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past G_Burdisso
          ...  He puts in E_Cavani!
          ...  G_Burdisso goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 50 :(chs) Drexler with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past K_Wemberg
          ...  He knocks it to D_Trezeguet!
          ...  D_Trezeguet tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But Valdivia parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 54 :(asv) B_Charlton gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  S_Ferguson is unmarked
          ...  S_Ferguson aims for the top right corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rafael shouts at his defenders
          ...  That's put Aston Villa in front!
          ...  Aston Villa 3-2 Chelsea ...
Min. 54 :(chs) T_Cairney has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Ferguson
          ...  He puts in S_Gerrard!
          ...  S_Gerrard with the overhead !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 55 :(chs) Drexler looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards Varane
          ...  Blocked by K_Wemberg
Min. 58 :(chs) S_Gerrard with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  Valdivia is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Mo_Diame plays it into the danger area!
          ...  A_Arrondel clears the corner
Min. 59 :(chs) Robertinho looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 61 :(asv) N_Kalavee with a neat pass into S_Corchia
          ...  S_Corchia curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  Rafael with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 61 :(chs) D_Trezeguet runs into space
          ...  D_Trezeguet with a powerful downward header!
          ...  Valdivia just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 62 :(chs) S_Gerrard finds his way through
          ...  He bent his run well
          ...  Kaka fouls badly
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 65 :(chs) It looks as though Chelsea is now playing L
Min. 66 :(chs) Doria loses his marker
          ...  Doria must beat Valdivia!
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into Valdivia's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 66 :(asv) Kaka takes advantage of a mistake by G_Burdisso
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  D_Trezeguet with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from F_De_Bleeckere
Min. 70 :(chs) A_Maxwell is coming on for Doria and playing DF
Min. 70 :(asv) K_Wemberg has it now
          ...  He takes on Robertinho
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in S_Corchia!
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by G_Burdisso
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 72 :(asv) Kaka barges the defender off the ball
          ...  S_Gerrard with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 73 :(asv) E_Cavani has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  Robertinho picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 77 :(chs) Robertinho takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  D_Sloan takes possession
Min. 77 :(asv) Kaka is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  S_Ferguson latches onto the end of it
          ...  Mo_Diame with the high feet
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 79 :(chs) T_Cairney beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds D_Trezeguet
          ...  B_Charlton takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 80 :(chs) S_Pearce replaces Varane and will play MF
Min. 80 :(chs) M_Vucinic is being brought on
          ...  Robertinho is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 82 :(chs) G_Burdisso with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows A_Arrondel a clean set of heals
          ...  E_Cavani with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(chs) Drexler has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past S_Corchia
          ...  He knocks it to D_Trezeguet!
          ...  D_Trezeguet hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  But Valdivia dives to his left
          ...  I think Valdivia just got a hand on that one
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 59,000
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : N_Kalavee
Scorers              : S_Corchia (7), E_Cavani (48), S_Ferguson (54)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Kaka (62), E_Cavani (82)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : D_Trezeguet (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Trezeguet (12), Varane (18)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Drexler (4), Mo_Diame (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aston Villa  |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :           7        |       17
Off target           :           2        |       8
On target            :           5        |       9
Possession           :          31        |       69
Corners              :           0        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           0        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       11
Key Tackles          :           7        |       5
Key Passes           :          11        |       16
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 3 - 2 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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Valdivia       GK  35   2   2   1  42 |  95   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
D_Sloan        DF   2  28  10   4  19 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Arrondel     DF   2  25   3   7  12 |  95   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  20  20
K_Wemberg      DF   2  24   6   7  32 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
S_Ferguson     DF   2  23   8   7  15 |  95   0   1   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20   0  35
G_Driver       MF   1  11  27   5  25 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Kaka           MF   2   7  26  17  32 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -1
N_Kalavee      MF   2   5  24   8  22 |  95   0   0   4   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
B_Charlton     MF   1   7  24   9  30 |  95   0   1   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  65  20
S_Corchia      FW   1   5   5  26  45 |  95   0   1   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20   0  35
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  27  26 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   1   1   0   0  -2  -2  28
P_Hankey       GK  27   3   3   5  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Silva        DF   2  23   7   7  29 |   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

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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Rafael         GK  29   2   2   2  20 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  26   7   5  32 |  71   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
G_Burdisso     DF   2  24   5   9  39 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
M_Madl         DF   3  24   8   6  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Varane         DF   2  23   9   6  10 |  81   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
Drexler        MF   3   8  27   9  12 |  95   0   1   7   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  48 -22
S_Gerrard      MF   2   6  26  17  21 |  95   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   6
Mo_Diame       MF   2  13  24   7  42 |  95   0   0   2   2   1   0   1   0   0  -2  48  -1
Robertinho     MF   3   5  24   5  10 |  81   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   7  23   8  21 |  95   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  20 -20
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   6  10  26  21 |  95   0   0   0   0  10   1   0   0   0   0   0  59
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Maxwell      DF   2  25   4   3  27 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Pearce       MF   1  24   7  10  18 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  24  15  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   8  25  14 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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