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Elite FA Cup, Group F Game 2

Aston Villa 0 - 1 Sao Paulo FC

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 2, Aston Villa vs. Sao Paulo FC (Thu Jan 02)


                          Aston Villa  |  Sao Paulo FC
                            4-1-3-2 C  |  4-3-3 A
                    Pierre Van Rossum  |  James Houston
                                       |
                         B_Friedel GK  |  GK Dante_Silva
                     P_Livingstone DF  |  DF A_Pereira
                        A_Cissokho DF  |  DF Baresi
                             Ayala DF  |  DF A_Britton
                         K_Femenia DF  |  DF G_v_der_Wiel
                           M_Woods DM  |  MF B_Bjorksson
                         J_Butland MF  |  MF Li_Chung
                         K_Commons MF  |  MF Shane_Botwin
                            Inacio MF  |  FW J_Greaves
                        M_Bombarda FW  |  FW L_Massu
                        O_Bierhoff FW  |  FW D_Purvis
                                       |
                           G_Babos SUB |  SUB S_T_Perry
                     G_Fotheringam SUB |  SUB A_Wan_Bissaka
                            P_Knoe SUB |  SUB Raul_Hierra
                            M_Isco SUB |  SUB S_Gerrard
                           R_Sharp SUB |  SUB V_Bayo

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 2  :(asv) J_Butland turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Bombarda
          ...  Fine tackle by A_Britton
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 5  :(sao) Shane_Botwin has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_Livingstone
          ...  He puts in L_Massu!
          ...  P_Livingstone reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 6  :(asv) K_Commons skips the challenge from A_Pereira
          ...  A_Britton gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 6  :(sao) B_Bjorksson looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to J_Greaves
          ...  J_Greaves with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  B_Friedel gathers it easily
Min. 8  :(sao) B_Bjorksson with a 50-yard pass to D_Purvis
          ...  But K_Commons puts it in row Z!
Min. 9  :(asv) J_Butland catches Li_Chung with an elbow!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  M_Atkinson calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 9  :(sao) B_Bjorksson with a measured pass to J_Greaves
          ...  Ayala anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 14 :(asv) K_Commons with a probing through ball M_Bombarda
          ...  G_v_der_Wiel seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 16 :(sao) D_Purvis with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from K_Femenia
          ...  D_Purvis strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  B_Friedel gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 17 :(asv) Inacio with a slide rule pass to O_Bierhoff
          ...  O_Bierhoff hits a great drive!
          ...  But Dante_Silva punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 22 :(sao) L_Massu with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past Ayala
          ...  He knocks it to D_Purvis!
          ...  D_Purvis flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  B_Friedel makes a good save
Min. 23 :(asv) O_Bierhoff finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from Baresi
Min. 31 :(sao) B_Bjorksson is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Baresi
          ...  Baresi with the shot on net !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 34 :(sao) J_Greaves sidesteps his marker
          ...  P_Livingstone bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 35 :(sao) L_Massu finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  K_Femenia with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 35 :(sao) Baresi whips the ball across to J_Greaves
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from J_Greaves !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 36 :(sao) B_Bjorksson is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to L_Massu
          ...  L_Massu tries to beat B_Friedel!
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 37 :(sao) Li_Chung has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  J_Greaves gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  J_Greaves fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Aston Villa fans taunt him!
Min. 38 :(asv) Inacio steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs Baresi
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Inacio with a little chip!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 41 :(sao) J_Greaves takes possession on the edge of the box
          ...  A_Cissokho with the block
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(asv) M_Woods takes advantage of a mistake by A_Britton
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  A_Britton moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 45 :(sao) L_Massu watches his team-mates pull the defenders out of position
          ...  He decides to be greedy and run into the space
          ...  He's gone right through!
          ...  K_Femenia is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  That's his second booking !
          ...  He's sent off!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  L_Massu drives it in
          ...  B_Friedel makes a difficult save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by J_Greaves!
          ...  B_Friedel comes out and claims it!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 0-0 Sao Paulo FC

Min. 52 :(sao) A_Pereira looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to A_Britton
          ...  A_Britton tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Li_Chung
          ...  A_Cissokho heads it away
Min. 52 :(asv) Inacio runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Livingstone
          ...  Li_Chung with an awful challenge
Min. 55 :(sao) L_Massu with a slick pass to Li_Chung
          ...  Li_Chung tries to beat B_Friedel from outside the area!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bjorksson chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  It comes to L_Massu
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 56 :(asv) K_Commons fires over a low cross to O_Bierhoff
          ...  O_Bierhoff tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 66 :(sao) G_v_der_Wiel is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to L_Massu
          ...  L_Massu hits a great shot !
          ...  B_Friedel narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 67 :(sao) Shane_Botwin retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  J_Greaves gets on the end of it
          ...  A well-placed shot from J_Greaves !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 71 :(asv) M_Bombarda looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to K_Commons
          ...  K_Commons attempts a low drive!
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 72 :(asv) K_Commons with an in swinging cross to M_Bombarda
          ...  Baresi forces him off the ball
Min. 74 :(asv) O_Bierhoff knocks the ball past Baresi
          ...  O_Bierhoff with a little chip!
          ...  But Dante_Silva just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Commons lofts the ball in!
          ...  Dante_Silva reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 75 :(asv) R_Sharp is going to be brought on
          ...  M_Bombarda is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 75 :(sao) A_Wan_Bissaka takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace Baresi
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 75 :(sao) Raul_Hierra will replace the useless Li_Chung and will play MF
Min. 75 :(sao) V_Bayo is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Greaves is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 75 :(asv) K_Commons kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Inacio gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Inacio attempts to drive it home!
          ...  Dante_Silva takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 75 :(asv) O_Bierhoff takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  D_Purvis with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He is warned by M_Atkinson
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 77 :(sao) D_Purvis runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs K_Commons
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  D_Purvis hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  B_Friedel makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 78 :(sao) D_Purvis sidesteps J_Butland
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  D_Purvis from 20 yards !
          ...  B_Friedel fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 79 :(sao) B_Bjorksson skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to A_Wan_Bissaka
          ...  But M_Woods puts it in row Z!
Min. 80 :(asv) G_Fotheringam is coming on and Ayala is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play DF
Min. 80 :(asv) P_Knoe will come on for J_Butland and play MF
Min. 83 :(asv) O_Bierhoff jumps over A_Wan_Bissaka's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  A_Pereira with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 85 :(asv) R_Sharp steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  A wicked drive by R_Sharp !
          ...  But Dante_Silva parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(sao) Shane_Botwin with the first time flick to L_Massu
          ...  L_Massu cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He nutmegged B_Friedel
          ...  What a time to score!!
          ...  That must be the winner
          ...  Aston Villa 0-1 Sao Paulo FC ...
Min. 89 :(asv) The Aston Villa manager told his side to change to a A strategy
Min. 89 :(sao) Sao Paulo FC will now play C
Min. 89 :(asv) K_Commons with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows A_Pereira a clean set of heals
          ...  Raul_Hierra bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  K_Commons swings it in
          ...  G_Fotheringam gets on the end of it
          ...  G_Fotheringam attempts to drive it home!
          ...  Dante_Silva parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 93 :(sao) B_Bjorksson runs at the defence
          ...  B_Bjorksson fires a shot at goal !
          ...  B_Friedel is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 83,000
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : K_Commons
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : K_Femenia (45)
Booked               : J_Butland (9)
Injured              : N/A
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Sao Paulo FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Massu (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : L_Massu (89)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Raul_Hierra (89)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aston Villa  |   Sao Paulo FC
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       17
Off target           :           3        |       9
On target            :           5        |       8
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           1        |       3
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           3        |       9
Key Tackles          :           6        |       7
Key Passes           :           7        |       15
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 0 - 1 Sao Paulo FC
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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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B_Friedel      GK  34   4   3   5  11 |  96   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
P_Livingstone  DF   2  30  10   8  31 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Cissokho     DF   2  29  11   6  12 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Ayala          DF   2  28  12   5  11 |  82   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
K_Femenia      DF   3  28   9   7  32 |  45   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -30 -30 -30
M_Woods        DM   2  17  27   9  18 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Butland      MF   2   9  28  11  41 |  82   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
K_Commons      MF   1   8  27  10  32 |  96   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40   1
Inacio         MF   2  14  25  13  22 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
M_Bombarda     FW   2   7   5  29  22 |  77   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
O_Bierhoff     FW   1   8  10  28  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0 -20 -20   1
G_Babos        GK  29   1   3   2  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Fotheringam  DF   2  26   9  11  30 |  14   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
P_Knoe         MF   1   9  25  13  12 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Isco         MF   2   8  24  21  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Sharp        FW   3   6  11  26  22 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - Sao Paulo 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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Dante_Silva    GK  39   1   7   3  22 |  96   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
A_Pereira      DF   2  32  13   7  14 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30  20
Baresi         DF   1  32  11   8  21 |  77   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10   1
A_Britton      DF   2  32  10   8  15 |  96   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 100   0   1
G_v_der_Wiel   DF   3  31   7   4  23 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30  20
B_Bjorksson    MF   2  11  31   7  31 |  96   0   0   6   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   1
Li_Chung       MF   3   8  30   7  11 |  77   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
Shane_Botwin   MF   2   7  29   9  20 |  96   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
J_Greaves      FW   3   8   7  30  23 |  77   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  13
L_Massu        FW   1   7  11  29  13 |  96   0   0   2   0   5   1   0   0   0   0  20  57
D_Purvis       FW   2   7  10  29  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  40
S_T_Perry      GK  32   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Wan_Bissaka  DF   3  27   9   5  21 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Raul_Hierra    MF   1   9  28   9  31 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
S_Gerrard      AM   2   6  28  18  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
V_Bayo         FW   2  10   8  26  12 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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