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June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 3

Benfica 0 - 2 Barcelona

June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 3, Benfica vs. Barcelona (Wed May 27)


                              Benfica  |  Barcelona
                            5-1-2-2 E  |  4-4-2 A
                   Matias Finkelstein  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK M_Zetterer
                       Yann_M_Vila DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                         R_Tomassi DF  |  DF J_Myre
                           J_Foyth DF  |  DF J_Miranda
                         M_Zeffane DF  |  DF D_Rose
                       S_Mannaerts DF  |  MF R_Kopa
                         W_Dustice DM  |  MF B_Spencer
                            J_Bolm MF  |  MF Adnan_Januzaj
                         I_Marcone MF  |  MF Drexler
                            T_Erak FW  |  FW H_Son
                         B_Dugnutt FW  |  FW K_Mbappe
                                       |
                         J_J_Jones SUB |  SUB Barthez
                           M_Perin SUB |  SUB Ciaran_Clark
                           T_Grant SUB |  SUB Marco_Rojo
                         K_Commons SUB |  SUB Xavi
                       Nathan_Dyer SUB |  SUB Amauri

Referee: S_Youri (Morrocco)


Min. 2  :(bfa) J_Bolm is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to T_Erak
          ...  G_Wilkinson stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 3  :(brc) Drexler holds the ball up
          ...  He sees K_Mbappe in space!
          ...  K_Mbappe flings a shot at goal !
          ...  But N_Winneke reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on N_Winneke anyway
Min. 11 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to K_Mbappe
          ...  K_Mbappe with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 12 :(brc) B_Spencer floats the ball in to find H_Son
          ...  H_Son with the strike !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Lets see if Barcelona can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Benfica 0-1 Barcelona ...
Min. 13 :(bfa) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Benfica will now play A
Min. 17 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to T_Erak
          ...  D_Rose wins the ball
Min. 21 :(brc) H_Son takes advantage of a mistake by M_Zeffane
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  H_Son with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  It floats over N_Winneke
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 24 :(brc) B_Spencer holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  W_Dustice steals the ball of off him
Min. 25 :(bfa) S_Mannaerts off the woodwork.
          ...  B_Dugnutt picks up the deflection
          ...  B_Dugnutt beats the offside trap!
          ...  He runs at M_Zetterer
          ...  He nutmegs M_Zetterer
          ...  It hits the upright!!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 28 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  W_Dustice gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  G_Wilkinson hits it out for a throw
Min. 29 :(bfa) S_Mannaerts looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to I_Marcone
          ...  I_Marcone launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 32 :(bfa) J_Bolm miskicks!
          ...  He finds B_Dugnutt though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  B_Dugnutt has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  M_Zetterer moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  M_Zetterer catches it with style!
Min. 33 :(bfa) W_Dustice looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to B_Dugnutt
          ...  D_Rose makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 38 :(bfa) W_Dustice is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  B_Dugnutt latches onto the ball
          ...  J_Myre slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 39 :(bfa) W_Dustice with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to I_Marcone
          ...  I_Marcone sees M_Zetterer off his line !
          ...  M_Zetterer falls over
          ...  But M_Zetterer is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 40 :(brc) K_Mbappe sprints past W_Dustice
          ...  K_Mbappe with the strike !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(brc) D_Rose breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  M_Zeffane brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  S_Youri reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 46 :(bfa) W_Dustice with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past J_Myre
          ...  He knocks it to B_Dugnutt!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  W_Dustice knocks it forward
          ...  B_Dugnutt gets on the end of it
          ...  A glorious effort by B_Dugnutt !
          ...  M_Zetterer with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 47 :(bfa) I_Marcone with a first time pass
          ...  Yann_M_Vila runs onto it!
          ...  Yann_M_Vila looks to see where M_Zetterer is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  M_Zetterer falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 49 :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled D_Rose
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by G_Wilkinson
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Marcone chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  T_Erak gets a shot in
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Benfica 0-1 Barcelona

Min. 47 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Rose
          ...  He puts in J_Bolm!
          ...  J_Myre with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
Min. 49 :(brc) R_Kopa turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  The shot slips through N_Winneke's hands
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake
          ...  Matias Finkelstein looks gutted
          ...  Benfica 0-2 Barcelona ...
Min. 50 :(brc) It looks as though Barcelona is now playing C
Min. 50 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  B_Dugnutt sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  M_Zetterer with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 55 :(bfa) M_Perin will come on for R_Tomassi and play DF
Min. 59 :(brc) R_Kopa takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  N_Winneke with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 60 :(bfa) Up goes the substitution board - Nathan_Dyer on for T_Erak as a FW
Min. 61 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer pushes it past Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  But J_Miranda wins the ball
Min. 63 :(brc) R_Kopa with a Cruyff turn
          ...  M_Zeffane with the tackle
          ...  He left his foot in there!
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 64 :(brc) B_Spencer takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  W_Dustice takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 66 :(bfa) J_Foyth with an incisive pass to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  G_Wilkinson knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But S_Youri just turns away!
Min. 70 :(bfa) T_Grant is being prepared to come on
          ...  S_Mannaerts is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 75 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark comes on for G_Wilkinson and takes up a DF role
Min. 75 :(brc) Xavi is coming on for R_Kopa and playing MF
Min. 75 :(brc) Marco_Rojo takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace H_Son as DF
Min. 75 :(brc) B_Spencer finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  But J_Bolm sweeps up the threat
Min. 84 :(brc) Xavi flicks it past J_Foyth
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  J_Foyth reacts well to win the ball back
Min. 86 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt is first to the loose ball
          ...  B_Dugnutt tries to chip the ball over M_Zetterer!
          ...  But M_Zetterer punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 87 :(brc) D_Rose looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Marco_Rojo
          ...  M_Zeffane with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(bfa) I_Marcone is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to B_Dugnutt
          ...  J_Myre dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 91 :(bfa) T_Grant controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  M_Zeffane gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Ciaran_Clark clears with a diving header

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estadio da Luz
Attendance           : 131,000
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : B_Dugnutt
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Zeffane (45)
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : G_Wilkinson (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : H_Son (12), Adnan_Januzaj (49)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Adnan_Januzaj (46)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Benfica     |    Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       7
Off target           :           4        |       3
On target            :           5        |       4
Possession           :          46        |       54
Corners              :           1        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       10
Key Tackles          :           5        |       10
Key Passes           :          14        |       7
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Final Score          : Benfica 0 - 2 Barcelona
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Player Statistics - Benfica
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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N_Winneke      GK  34   2   2   3  20 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10   0   0   0
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  35  14   8  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  32   9   7  37 |  59   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Foyth        DF   1  31  13   7  42 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
M_Zeffane      DF   1  31  10   7  31 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
S_Mannaerts    DF   2  29   9   5  12 |  74   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
W_Dustice      DM   1  12  26   6  42 |  95   0   2   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  40   0
J_Bolm         MF   2  12  30  13  32 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
I_Marcone      MF   3   6  30   6  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
T_Erak         FW   2   6   7  28  21 |  64   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
B_Dugnutt      FW   1   5   7  27  20 |  95   0   0   2   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  20  40
J_J_Jones      GK  29   1   5   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Perin        DF   3  25   8   9  32 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Grant        MF   2  25   9   7  29 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
K_Commons      MF   1   8  28  10  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  30  31 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20

Player Statistics - Barcelona
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Zetterer     GK  39   3   3   3  32 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  34  11   8  31 |  79   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  20  20
J_Myre         DF   2  32  10   8  39 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_Miranda      DF   2  31  11   7  21 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_Rose         DF   1  28  11   7  22 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
R_Kopa         MF   2  15  35   9  23 |  79   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
B_Spencer      MF   1  13  32  14  31 |  95   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  12  30  11  23 |  95   0   0   1   0   2   1   1   0   0  -2   8  43
Drexler        MF   3   9  30   9  12 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
H_Son          FW   2   9  11  32  20 |  79   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
K_Mbappe       FW   2   7   7  30  12 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Barthez        GK  31   5   3   1  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  33   9   8  24 |  16   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Marco_Rojo     DF   1  28  11   7  30 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Xavi           MF   1   5  31  10  31 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  28  29 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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