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Elite FA Cup, Group C Game 3

Aston Villa 1 - 2 Valencia

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 3, Aston Villa vs. Valencia (Wed Dec 19)


                          Aston Villa  |  Valencia
                          4-1-2-1-2 E  |  5-4-1 N
                    Pierre Van Rossum  |  Andie Glen
                                       |
                      Carlos_Bravo GK  |  GK Kamikaze
                     P_Livingstone DF  |  DF D_E_Boyata
                             Ayala DF  |  DF T_Stavos
                         K_Femenia DF  |  DF J_Stam
                          C_Moreno DF  |  DF A_Nouri
                         M_Laudrup DM  |  DF Carr
                          G_Driver MF  |  MF K_El_Ahmadi
                         C_Ronaldo MF  |  MF L_Macleod
                        Ze_Roberto AM  |  MF A_A_Messi
                       Del_Vecchio FW  |  MF H_Jones
                             Sobhi FW  |  FW W_Jose
                                       |
                         Dino_Zoff SUB |  SUB Romero
                          Chellini SUB |  SUB A_Van_Buuren
                        M_Verratti SUB |  SUB W_Van_Boer
                        S_Nakajima SUB |  SUB P_Niemeyer
                          L_Miller SUB |  SUB Christinoa

Referee: J_Hunye (Hungary)


Min. 1  :(vla) Valencia's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 2  :(asv) Del_Vecchio takes advantage of a mistake by J_Stam
          ...  The cross hits Del_Vecchio on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs off and does a somersault
          ...  Lets see if Aston Villa can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-0 Valencia ...
Min. 4  :(asv) C_Ronaldo is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi attempts a low drive!
          ...  But Kamikaze palms it behind
          ...  J_Hunye has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 4  :(vla) K_El_Ahmadi is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose hits a great shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He pulls his shirt over his face in celebration!
          ...  Now they are back in the game!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-1 Valencia ...
Min. 5  :(vla) W_Jose floats the ball in to find H_Jones
          ...  G_Driver goes in studs first
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  This is very far out
          ...  T_Stavos knocks it forward
          ...  A_A_Messi gets on the end of it
          ...  A_A_Messi sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 6  :(asv) Ze_Roberto has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past T_Stavos
          ...  He puts in Sobhi!
          ...  Sobhi hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  Kamikaze gathers it comfortably
Min. 10 :(asv) Ze_Roberto controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  Del_Vecchio gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Del_Vecchio hits a crisp volley!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 12 :(vla) W_Jose flicks it over C_Moreno's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  W_Jose shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_A_Messi curls it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to Carr
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 15 :(asv) Ayala looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 22 :(vla) L_Macleod cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 24 :(vla) A_A_Messi cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to A_Nouri
          ...  A_Nouri hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Stam hits it towards the far post!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo easily claims the ball!
Min. 25 :(vla) H_Jones floats the ball in to find J_Stam
          ...  J_Stam sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 29 :(vla) L_Macleod with a 40-yard pass to K_El_Ahmadi
          ...  Ze_Roberto had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  J_Hunye calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 29 :(vla) W_Jose leaves C_Moreno standing
          ...  W_Jose uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo punches it away
Min. 29 :(asv) Sobhi runs with pace at the defence
          ...  D_E_Boyata with a bad challenge
          ...  J_Hunye will want to speak to him
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 32 :(asv) Ze_Roberto runs at the defender
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  Ze_Roberto shapes up for a shot!
          ...  Kamikaze tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 37 :(asv) Ze_Roberto retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  C_Moreno gets on the end of it
          ...  C_Moreno attempts a low drive!
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 37 :(vla) K_El_Ahmadi with a pinpoint pass to Carr
          ...  A powerful header from Carr !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 41 :(asv) Ze_Roberto is first to the ball
          ...  Ze_Roberto tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(vla) A_A_Messi drives it across the face of the goal W_Jose
          ...  P_Livingstone with a deliberate foul
          ...  He should be jailed for that
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 43 :(vla) W_Jose with an intelligent ball to L_Macleod
          ...  M_Laudrup anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 47 :(vla) H_Jones twists his ankle!
          ...  He isn't going to continue!
Min. 47 :(vla) P_Niemeyer is being prepared to come on
          ...  H_Jones is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 1-1 Valencia

Min. 49 :(vla) J_Stam is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to W_Jose
          ...  C_Ronaldo read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 52 :(asv) C_Ronaldo holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to Del_Vecchio
          ...  Del_Vecchio aims for the top right corner !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 55 :(vla) A_Van_Buuren is going to be brought on
          ...  D_E_Boyata is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 55 :(vla) L_Macleod turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  C_Moreno with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  J_Hunye lectures him
Min. 57 :(asv) G_Driver with a first time pass
          ...  K_Femenia runs onto it!
          ...  L_Macleod tackles from behind
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  J_Hunye calls him for a talk
Min. 61 :(vla) L_Macleod plays the early ball across the box to find W_Jose in space
          ...  W_Jose with the punt towards goal!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  And Valencia are leading in the game now
          ...  Aston Villa 1-2 Valencia ...
Min. 64 :(vla) T_Stavos finds W_Jose in acres of space
          ...  C_Ronaldo with a nasty foul
          ...  J_Hunye will want to speak to him
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 65 :(asv) Aston Villa's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 65 :(vla) Carr chips the ball over the defence and finds A_Van_Buuren
          ...  What a shot from A_Van_Buuren !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  Carlos_Bravo watches it sail wide!
Min. 66 :(asv) Del_Vecchio is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Sobhi
          ...  A_Van_Buuren slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 69 :(asv) L_Miller is coming on for G_Driver and playing FW
Min. 71 :(asv) C_Moreno feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Ze_Roberto runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Ze_Roberto with the cheeky shot!
          ...  Kamikaze makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 74 :(vla) A_Van_Buuren with a glorious 60-yard pass to W_Jose
          ...  A thundering drive by W_Jose !
          ...  Carlos_Bravo makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 75 :(asv) M_Laudrup back heels to find Sobhi in space
          ...  A wicked drive by Sobhi !
          ...  But Kamikaze just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Livingstone drives it into the box!
          ...  Kamikaze comes out and claims it!
Min. 77 :(vla) Carr turns well with ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  Sobhi rushes in with a clumsy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 80 :(vla) a big roar from the crowd as Christinoa comes on for W_Jose to play FW
Min. 85 :(vla) Christinoa kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Ayala hits it out for a throw
Min. 87 :(vla) P_Niemeyer is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to Christinoa
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by Ayala
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_El_Ahmadi crosses it in!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by Ayala
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(asv) C_Ronaldo finds Del_Vecchio in the box
          ...  L_Macleod with a nasty foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  J_Hunye reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 91 :(asv) C_Moreno plays in Del_Vecchio with a beautiful ball
          ...  Del_Vecchio hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  Kamikaze gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by Kamikaze !!
Min. 92 :(asv) Sobhi beats Carr
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves J_Hunye
          ...  Sobhi with the overhead !
          ...  Kamikaze with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one

*************  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          : Del_Vecchio
Scorers              : Del_Vecchio (2)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : G_Driver (5), C_Ronaldo (64), Sobhi (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Valencia Match Info
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Best player          : W_Jose (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : W_Jose (4,61)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_E_Boyata (29), L_Macleod (90)
Injured              : H_Jones (47)
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Match Statistics
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                           Aston Villa    |    Valencia
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       12
Off target           :           5        |       4
On target            :           8        |       8
Possession           :          36        |       64
Corners              :           1        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       2
Subs Used            :           1        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       6
Key Tackles          :           4        |       1
Key Passes           :          12        |       15
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 1 - 2 Valencia
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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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Carlos_Bravo   GK  28   1   2   3  21 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
P_Livingstone  DF   2  28  10   8  31 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ayala          DF   2  27  11   5  11 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
K_Femenia      DF   3  26   8   6  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Moreno       DF   2  24   9   9  32 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
M_Laudrup      DM   2  13  23   6  22 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
G_Driver       MF   1  11  29   5  25 |  73   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  27   8  21 |  96   0   1   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  28  -2
Ze_Roberto     AM   1  10  23  15  11 |  96   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  21
Del_Vecchio    FW   3   5   8  24  20 |  96   0   0   1   0   4   1   0   0   0 -20 -10  27
Sobhi          FW   2   6   6  23  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   5   0   1   0   0 -22 -22  19
Dino_Zoff      GK  33   2   2   3  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Chellini       DF   1  26   9   8  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Verratti     MF   2   2  26   2  26 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Nakajima     MF   2   8  25   9  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Miller       FW   3   7   5  25  31 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Valencia
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Kamikaze       GK  35   7   2   2  20 |  96   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  28  10   8  11 |  59   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
T_Stavos       DF   3  27  12   5  10 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Stam         DF   2  27   8   6  29 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30  30
A_Nouri        DF   1  26  11   6  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Carr           DF   2  26   9   8  11 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   2
K_El_Ahmadi    MF   1  10  28   7  15 |  96   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
L_Macleod      MF   2   9  27  11  31 |  96   0   0   3   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  48  -2
A_A_Messi      MF   2   7  26  11  40 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
H_Jones        MF   1   8  25   6  20 |  47   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
W_Jose         FW   3   8   9  27  10 |  84   0   0   2   0   6   2   0   0   0   0  20 101
Romero         GK  34   1   2   2  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Van_Buuren   DF   2  32  12   8  25 |  37   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  30   6   6  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Niemeyer     MF   1  17  28   5  22 |  49   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Christinoa     FW   3   9   7  26  42 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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