JOIN NOWLOG IN
Back

Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 2

Aston Villa 3 - 1 Schalke 04

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 2, Aston Villa vs. Schalke 04 (Wed Nov 22)


                          Aston Villa  |  Schalke 04
                            4-3-1-2 E  |  4-4-2 P
                           Care Taker  |  Ian McNamara
                                       |
                          Valdivia GK  |  GK G_Banks
                            Baresi DF  |  DF Papakoli_Diop
                           D_Sloan DF  |  DF E_Herbert
                        A_Arrondel DF  |  DF J_Matip
                           E_Silva DF  |  DF M_Reiziger
                          G_Driver MF  |  MF Adriano
                        B_Charlton MF  |  MF Rocket
                         N_Kalavee MF  |  MF O_Lindenbergh
                              Raul AM  |  MF J_Height
                         S_Corchia FW  |  FW N_Nalise
                         A_Sanchez FW  |  FW O_Ighalo
                                       |
                          P_Hankey SUB |  SUB T_Courtois
                         K_Wemberg SUB |  SUB Inacio
                              Kaka SUB |  SUB D_Solga
                            P_Cocu SUB |  SUB G_Zelalem
                          E_Cavani SUB |  SUB G_Neutral

Referee: J_Hunye (Hungary)


Min. 4  :(asv) G_Driver floats the ball in to find A_Sanchez
          ...  A_Sanchez with a thundering volley!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 6  :(asv) D_Sloan brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  A_Sanchez gets on the end of the pass
          ...  From long range A_Sanchez bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  G_Banks is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Driver floats the ball in!
          ...  The ball comes to E_Silva
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But G_Banks tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Raul crosses it in!
          ...  N_Kalavee swings a leg at it!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 7  :(asv) B_Charlton plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Raul decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Papakoli_Diop
Min. 7  :(shk) N_Nalise sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo shapes up for a shot!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 8  :(asv) N_Kalavee kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  B_Charlton gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A glorious effort by B_Charlton !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 9  :(shk) O_Lindenbergh unselfishly lays the ball back to N_Nalise
          ...  D_Sloan robs him of the ball
Min. 11 :(shk) Adriano floats the ball in to find Rocket
          ...  Rocket hits a great drive!
          ...  Valdivia makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 13 :(shk) O_Ighalo 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!
          ...  Baresi brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But J_Hunye waves play on!!!
Min. 14 :(asv) Raul with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows J_Matip a clean set of heals
          ...  Raul goes for goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Driver chips the ball into the area!
          ...  E_Herbert gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 20 :(asv) D_Sloan crosses in from the wing, he finds Raul in the box
          ...  Raul with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 26 :(asv) B_Charlton is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to S_Corchia
          ...  Fine tackle by J_Matip
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 27 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh punches D_Sloan off the ball
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  J_Hunye calls him for a talk
Min. 29 :(asv) B_Charlton runs at Papakoli_Diop
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  Rocket with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  B_Charlton swings it in
          ...  S_Corchia takes control of it!
          ...  E_Herbert is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  G_Banks misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kalavee drives it into the box!
          ...  S_Corchia swings a leg at it!
          ...  G_Banks heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 30 :(asv) It seems Aston Villa are making a tactical change to P
Min. 30 :(shk) Rocket with a pinpoint pass to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But Valdivia punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 34 :(shk) N_Nalise cuts through the defence
          ...  B_Charlton is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 35 :(shk) Adriano can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo shoots towards goal !
          ...  Saved by Valdivia
Min. 36 :(shk) Papakoli_Diop takes advantage of a mistake by Baresi
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  E_Silva wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 37 :(shk) Adriano takes advantage of a mistake by Baresi
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  A_Sanchez with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  J_Hunye warned him
Min. 37 :(shk) O_Ighalo flicks it over the defenders head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  O_Ighalo with the overhead !
          ...  Valdivia is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 39 :(shk) Papakoli_Diop has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Corchia
          ...  He puts in O_Ighalo!
          ...  A_Arrondel clears with a diving header
Min. 41 :(shk) Rocket is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Adriano
          ...  But E_Silva comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past E_Silva
          ...  He knocks it to O_Ighalo!
          ...  O_Ighalo sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  Valdivia makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 48 :(shk) Rocket hoists the ball across to N_Nalise
          ...  N_Nalise bears down on goal!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  Valdivia tips it over !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  O_Lindenbergh chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  Valdivia makes the catch!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 0-0 Schalke 04

Min. 46 :(asv) B_Charlton hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  A_Sanchez latches onto it!
          ...  A_Sanchez with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  It floats over G_Banks
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 48 :(asv) A_Sanchez sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  A_Sanchez pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  G_Banks gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 49 :(asv) Raul takes advantage of a bad back pass from J_Matip
          ...  A cracking drive from Raul !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 50 :(asv) Raul runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to A_Sanchez
          ...  A_Sanchez hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered home!
          ...  The Aston Villa fans chant his name!
          ...  That's put Aston Villa ahead!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 51 :(shk) Schalke 04's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 51 :(asv) A_Sanchez jumps over Rocket's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  A_Sanchez with a powerful diving header!
          ...  G_Banks won't get to that!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Pick that one out!!
          ...  Aston Villa 2-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 52 :(shk) J_Height leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to O_Ighalo
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by O_Ighalo !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!
          ...  Just look at the delight!!
          ...  Aston Villa 2-1 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 55 :(asv) Baresi runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of S_Corchia
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  A delicate chip from S_Corchia !
          ...  Looks like it should be G_Banks's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  G_Banks looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Sloan plays it into the danger area!
          ...  G_Banks comes out and claims it!
Min. 57 :(asv) B_Charlton plays the early ball across the box to find A_Sanchez in space
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by E_Herbert
Min. 58 :(shk) J_Height holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 60 :(asv) Kaka will replace G_Driver and play DF
Min. 60 :(asv) Raul moves into a MF role on the manager's orders
Min. 60 :(shk) J_Height with an incisive pass to N_Nalise
          ...  But D_Sloan comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 61 :(asv) N_Kalavee lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  Baresi latches on to it
          ...  M_Reiziger gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 63 :(asv) G_Banks miskicks!
          ...  S_Corchia is takes control of the ball!
          ...  S_Corchia blasts it at the goal !
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 65 :(asv) E_Cavani will replace S_Corchia and play FW
Min. 65 :(asv) Aston Villa will now play C after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 65 :(asv) Raul looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to B_Charlton
          ...  B_Charlton has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  G_Banks makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 66 :(asv) E_Cavani flicks it over J_Height's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  E_Cavani with the overhead !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 66 :(asv) Baresi plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  Adriano with a bad challenge
          ...  J_Hunye will want to speak to him
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  N_Kalavee floats it forward
          ...  E_Cavani latches onto the end of it
          ...  E_Cavani lobs Valdivia!
          ...  G_Banks gets the finger tips to it
          ...  And puts it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by E_Cavani
          ...  G_Banks fists it away!
Min. 67 :(shk) J_Height with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves Kaka behind
          ...  A_Arrondel takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 69 :(asv) N_Kalavee beats O_Lindenbergh
          ...  N_Kalavee attempts a chip!
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 70 :(shk) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Inacio will come on for J_Matip and play DF
Min. 70 :(shk) D_Solga will come on for Adriano and play MF
Min. 70 :(shk) G_Neutral is coming on and N_Nalise is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 72 :(asv) Raul with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves E_Herbert behind
          ...  Raul drives it low !
          ...  G_Banks saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 73 :(asv) N_Kalavee finds A_Sanchez with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Driven towards goal by A_Sanchez !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 73 :(shk) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Rocket is through!
          ...  Rocket with the shot on net !
          ...  Valdivia saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 75 :(asv) K_Wemberg is being brought on
          ...  D_Sloan is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 76 :(asv) Baresi looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to K_Wemberg
          ...  K_Wemberg attempts to nutmeg G_Banks!
          ...  G_Banks saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 76 :(asv) Baresi hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  E_Cavani collects the loose ball!
          ...  E_Herbert is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  J_Hunye calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 78 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  Inacio latches onto it!
          ...  Inacio pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  Valdivia has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Valdivia is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 80 :(shk) G_Neutral spits at Raul
          ...  J_Hunye gave him a strong warning
Min. 82 :(asv) A_Arrondel retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Kaka gets on the end of it
          ...  E_Herbert cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 83 :(shk) O_Ighalo turns past Baresi
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  A_Sanchez is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was pushing down on his man
          ...  J_Hunye calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 84 :(asv) E_Silva is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to Raul
          ...  Raul hits a great shot !
          ...  But G_Banks palms it behind
          ...  J_Hunye has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 85 :(asv) E_Cavani beats G_Neutral
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  E_Cavani hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a great effort!
          ...  Aston Villa 3-1 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 86 :(shk) M_Reiziger jumps over E_Silva's challenge
          ...  M_Reiziger with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(shk) G_Neutral with a burst of pace
          ...  Baresi with the foul
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 90 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Inacio collects the loose ball!
          ...  Inacio tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 92 :(asv) A_Sanchez beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  A_Sanchez controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  It floats over G_Banks
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 93 :(asv) Raul flicks the ball through
          ...  N_Kalavee runs onto it!
          ...  Papakoli_Diop tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Charlton crosses it in!
          ...  Raul gets on the end of it
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!

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


Match Details
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 59,000
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Aston Villa Match Info
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best player          : A_Sanchez (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Sanchez (50,51), E_Cavani (85)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : B_Charlton (34), A_Sanchez (83), Baresi (88)
Injured              : N/A
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Schalke 04 Match Info
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best player          : O_Ighalo
Scorers              : O_Ighalo (52)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Rocket (29), Adriano (66), E_Herbert (76)
Injured              : N/A
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Match Statistics
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                            Aston Villa   |    Schalke 04
Attempts on Goal     :          26        |       13
Off target           :          15        |       6
On target            :          11        |       7
Possession           :          59        |       41
Corners              :           7        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       10
Key Tackles          :           7        |       7
Key Passes           :          18        |       14
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Final Score          : Aston Villa 3 - 1 Schalke 04
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Valdivia       GK  36   2   2   1  42 |  98   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
Baresi         DF   1  28  10   7  21 |  98   0   1   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  28  -2
D_Sloan        DF   2  28  10   4  19 |  79   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
A_Arrondel     DF   2  25   4   7  12 |  98   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
E_Silva        DF   2  23   7   7  29 |  98   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10   5
G_Driver       MF   1  11  27   5  25 |  64   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
B_Charlton     MF   1   7  25   9  30 |  98   0   0   4   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  38   4
N_Kalavee      MF   2   5  24   8  22 |  98   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   2
Raul           MF   1   8  23  20  30 |  98   0   0   3   1   6   0   0   0   0   0  45  14
S_Corchia      FW   1   5   5  26  45 |  69   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
A_Sanchez      FW   1  10   8  25  32 |  98   0   0   0   0   8   2   1   0   0  -2  -2  68
P_Hankey       GK  27   3   3   5  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Wemberg      DF   2  24   6   7  32 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Kaka           DF   2   7  26  17  32 |  34   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Cocu         MF   3  11  26  11  25 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  27  26 |  29   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  36

Player Statistics - Schalke 04
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G_Banks        GK  28   3   1   3  12 |  98  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
Papakoli_Diop  DF   2  26  16   8  24 |  98   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
E_Herbert      DF   1  26   7  11  41 |  98   0   4   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  78  -2  -2
J_Matip        DF   3  26   8   7  10 |  74   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Reiziger     DF   2  23   6   6  21 |  98   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
Adriano        MF   1   8  24  12  43 |  74   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0 -22  -2 -22
Rocket         MF   2  10  24  10  33 |  98   0   0   3   0   2   0   1   0   0 -22   8 -12
O_Lindenbergh  MF   1   8  24   9  32 |  98   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_Height       MF   3  14  23   7  22 |  98   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0
N_Nalise       FW   2   4   7  25  20 |  74   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
O_Ighalo       FW   1   8   7  24  21 |  98   0   0   0   0   7   1   0   0   0   0   0  48
T_Courtois     GK  28   1   2   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Inacio         DF   2  13  23  12  22 |  24   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
D_Solga        MF   2   9  23  10  19 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Zelalem      MF   2   6  23  10  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Neutral      FW   1   7   7  23  31 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
1511383245 Produced from ESMS+ V3.35