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Division 2, Week 9

Aston Villa 3 - 1 Manchester Utd

Division Two League Match, Aston Villa vs. Manchester Utd (Mon Jun 18)


                          Aston Villa  |  Manchester Utd
                              4-3-3 P  |  4-3-1-2 N
                           Care Taker  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                         Dino_Zoff GK  |  GK Rafael
                        D_E_Boyata DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                        A_Arrondel DF  |  DF K_Gunter
                          Chellini DF  |  DF D_McDonald
                           E_Silva DF  |  DF J_Okore
                           Draxler MF  |  MF J_Maria
                          G_Driver MF  |  MF S_Sidwell
                         M_Ritchie MF  |  MF A_Drury
                        E_Stranger FW  |  AM J_J_Okocha
                        A_Arshavin FW  |  FW J_Ntcham
                       Del_Vecchio FW  |  FW Brian_Lavery
                                       |
                       F_Eggington SUB |  SUB Tom_Clements
                         K_Wemberg SUB |  SUB G_Johnson
                         C_Ronaldo SUB |  SUB R_Taiwo
                        B_Charlton SUB |  SUB Van_Tijkaan
                         L_McQueen SUB |  SUB Arnautovic

Referee: O_Hategan (Romania)


Min. 5  :(mnu) S_Sidwell looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Brian_Lavery
          ...  E_Silva with the tackle
Min. 6  :(mnu) J_Maria sidesteps Draxler
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  J_Maria drives it low !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Runs off and slides on his knees!!
          ...  The fans go wild!
          ...  That's given Manchester Utd the advantage!
          ...  Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 8  :(asv) M_Ritchie sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  E_Stranger runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  E_Stranger tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  The net moves!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs towards the fans!
          ...  And slides on his knees!
          ...  Aston Villa are back level!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 10 :(asv) E_Stranger with a perfectly timed run
          ...  E_Stranger goes for the top corner !
          ...  Looks like it should be Rafael's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Rafael looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Stranger chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Rafael
Min. 12 :(asv) E_Stranger sidesteps P_Hoskins
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  D_McDonald bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 14 :(asv) E_Silva runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Chellini
          ...  Brian_Lavery read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 25 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  M_Ritchie is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 27 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha takes advantage of a mistake by Draxler
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Good sliding challenge from G_Driver and it had to be
Min. 28 :(mnu) J_Maria brings it under control
          ...  He takes on E_Silva
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_J_Okocha!
          ...  A_Arshavin with a bad challenge
Min. 29 :(mnu) J_Ntcham with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past A_Arrondel
          ...  A_Arrondel recovers to win the ball back
Min. 30 :(asv) Aston Villa will now play E after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 30 :(asv) Draxler beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Draxler with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Rafael dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  And Rafael tips it wide!
          ...  Great goalkeeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_E_Boyata hits it towards the far post!
          ...  Rafael easily claims the ball!
Min. 33 :(mnu) S_Sidwell holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to J_J_Okocha
          ...  J_J_Okocha is in acres of space!
          ...  He looked offside to me
          ...  He tries to round Dino_Zoff
          ...  He rounds Dino_Zoff
          ...  He taps it towards the goal!
          ...  Dino_Zoff manages to get to it !!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Okore curls it into the box!
          ...  Dino_Zoff easily catches it!
Min. 35 :(mnu) J_Ntcham finds the space intelligently
          ...  But D_E_Boyata slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 40 :(asv) M_Ritchie has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past J_Okore
          ...  He knocks it to Del_Vecchio!
          ...  J_Okore reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 40 :(mnu) J_Maria is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  D_McDonald latches onto the ball
          ...  But A_Arshavin wins the ball
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(asv) M_Ritchie with a penetrating pass to Del_Vecchio
          ...  D_McDonald wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 44 :(asv) M_Ritchie with a precise ball to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger drives the shot in!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 48 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with a precise ball to J_Ntcham
          ...  M_Ritchie wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester Utd

Min. 46 :(asv) G_Driver plays a first time ball through the defence to A_Arshavin
          ...  A_Arshavin from 20 yards !
          ...  Rafael heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 48 :(asv) E_Stranger flicks it past P_Hoskins
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  A_Drury with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 49 :(mnu) S_Sidwell jumps over A_Arrondel's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  A_Arrondel does well to get the tackle in
Min. 50 :(mnu) G_Johnson is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Okore is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 52 :(asv) A_Arshavin turns on a sixpence
          ...  A_Arshavin rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  Rafael is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Pick that one out!!
          ...  Aston Villa go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Aston Villa 2-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 53 :(asv) M_Ritchie with a slide rule pass to Del_Vecchio
          ...  Del_Vecchio attempts a chip!
          ...  Rafael goes down well to save
Min. 54 :(mnu) J_Maria is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to Brian_Lavery
          ...  Brian_Lavery has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  Dino_Zoff makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 54 :(asv) A_Arshavin retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  E_Stranger latches onto the end of it
          ...  S_Sidwell with a nasty foul
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 55 :(asv) K_Wemberg is being prepared to come on
          ...  D_E_Boyata is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 55 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace Brian_Lavery as FW
Min. 57 :(mnu) J_Maria with an incisive pass to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan flings a shot at goal !
          ...  Looks like it should be Dino_Zoff's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Dino_Zoff looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 59 :(mnu) G_Johnson with the first time pass to J_Ntcham
          ...  J_Ntcham with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 60 :(asv) C_Ronaldo replaces Draxler and will play MF
Min. 60 :(mnu) R_Taiwo is being brought on
          ...  S_Sidwell is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 61 :(mnu) J_Maria sidesteps K_Wemberg
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  J_Maria curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  Dino_Zoff with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 64 :(mnu) J_Maria looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan looks to see where Dino_Zoff is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 65 :(asv) L_McQueen takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace E_Stranger
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 65 :(asv) Aston Villa changed their strategy to play C
Min. 66 :(asv) C_Ronaldo changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Del_Vecchio
          ...  Del_Vecchio launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps up and punches the air
          ...  Aston Villa 3-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 69 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  J_Ntcham latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  C_Ronaldo belts it clear
Min. 70 :(asv) A_Arrondel with a flashy move
          ...  A_Arrondel flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  Rafael manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Wemberg drives it into the box!
          ...  Rafael reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 72 :(asv) L_McQueen can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to Chellini
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from G_Johnson
Min. 73 :(mnu) J_Maria finds D_McDonald with a ball over the defence
          ...  A_Arrondel beats him to the ball
Min. 74 :(asv) A_Arshavin kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  P_Hoskins gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 74 :(mnu) R_Taiwo finds D_McDonald in acres of space
          ...  Fine tackle by E_Silva
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 78 :(mnu) J_Maria 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!
          ...  J_J_Okocha receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  L_McQueen takes possession
Min. 82 :(asv) The ball is passed in from G_Driver, he finds A_Arshavin
          ...  G_Johnson dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 83 :(mnu) G_Johnson with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle
          ...  G_Driver with an ugly foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  A_Drury hoists it forward
          ...  P_Hoskins gets on the end of it
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from G_Driver
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Taiwo hits it towards the far post!
          ...  It is kicked away by A_Arrondel
Min. 84 :(mnu) J_Maria with the first time flick to P_Hoskins
          ...  P_Hoskins shapes up for a shot!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 79,305
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : M_Ritchie
Scorers              : E_Stranger (8), A_Arshavin (52), Del_Vecchio (66)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : G_Driver (83)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : J_Maria (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Maria (6)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Sidwell (54)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Aston Villa   | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       8
Off target           :           2        |       4
On target            :           7        |       4
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       7
Key Tackles          :          12        |       7
Key Passes           :          11        |       13
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 3 - 1 Manchester Utd
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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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Dino_Zoff      GK  32   2   2   3  30 |  94   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  27  10   8  11 |  58   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
A_Arrondel     DF   2  26   4   7  12 |  94   0   4   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80   0   5
Chellini       DF   1  25   9   8  11 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Silva        DF   2  24   8   7  29 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Draxler        MF   1   8  30   7  31 |  63   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
G_Driver       MF   1  11  28   5  25 |  94   0   2   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  18  -2
M_Ritchie      MF   1  12  23   7  23 |  94   0   1   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  65   0
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   8  27  20 |  68   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  32
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  10  35
Del_Vecchio    FW   3   5   7  23  20 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
F_Eggington    GK  27   3   2   2  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Wemberg      DF   2  25   6   7  32 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  26   8  21 |  31   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  45  20
B_Charlton     MF   1   8  25   9  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_McQueen      FW   1   8  10  25  10 |  26   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
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  30   2   2   2  20 |  94   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  25   9   5  10 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
K_Gunter       DF   2  24   7  10  22 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
D_McDonald     DF   1  24   8   8  21 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_Okore        DF   3  24   5   6  22 |  53   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  25   9  32 |  94   0   0   7   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  70  35
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  25   8  11 |  63   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
A_Drury        MF   2   6  23   9  19 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_J_Okocha     AM   1   9  23  15  13 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
J_Ntcham       FW   3   8  22   7  29 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   7   8  24  32 |  58   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
Tom_Clements   GK  29   2   3   2  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Johnson      DF   1  24   8   7  18 |  41   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
R_Taiwo        MF   1   6  23   2  31 |  31   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  26  22 |  36   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -18
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  25  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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