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Elite League, Week 7

Benfica 0 - 1 Celtic FC

Elite League Match, Benfica vs. Celtic FC (Sun Nov 19)


                              Benfica  |  Celtic FC
                              5-4-1 C  |  5-4-1 A
                      Steven Theobald  |  Stuart Neilson
                                       |
                          F_Foster GK  |  GK T_Flowers
                           T_Adams DF  |  DF Fernando_Mera
                         C_Thomson DF  |  DF N_Wade
                       Yann_M_Vila DF  |  DF M_Britos
                         R_Tomassi DF  |  DF C_Metzelder
                       S_Mannaerts DF  |  DF K_Femenia
                         Zheng_Zhi MF  |  MF A_Ben_Hatira
                          J_Plasil MF  |  MF R_V_Persie
                         P_Do_Shaw MF  |  MF C_Makelele
                          E_Spence MF  |  MF M_Kikuchi
                           Stefano FW  |  FW P_McGowan
                                       |
                      Z_Alomerovic SUB |  SUB S_Assenjo
                         M_Zeffane SUB |  SUB B_Howedes
                            J_Bolm SUB |  SUB K_Mizuno
                        S_Nakamoto SUB |  SUB B_Bjorksson
                       Nathan_Dyer SUB |  SUB M_Phisbaena

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 4  :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Stefano in space!
          ...  Stefano attempts a chip!
          ...  But T_Flowers just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 7  :(bfa) J_Plasil holds the ball up
          ...  He sees R_Tomassi in space!
          ...  R_Tomassi sees T_Flowers off his line !
          ...  T_Flowers makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 10 :(bfa) S_Mannaerts with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from C_Metzelder
          ...  Good sliding challenge from K_Femenia
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Do_Shaw plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Stefano gets something on it!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 13 :(cfc) C_Makelele with a 50-yard pass to P_McGowan
          ...  P_Do_Shaw cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 15 :(bfa) Stefano takes possession
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  N_Wade gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Plasil plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Zheng_Zhi loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 20 :(cfc) M_Kikuchi with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  J_Plasil with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
Min. 21 :(cfc) K_Femenia kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  C_Makelele gets on the end of the pass
          ...  C_Makelele strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  F_Foster just watches float over the bar!
Min. 22 :(cfc) Curled in dangerously from M_Kikuchi to C_Makelele
          ...  C_Makelele attempts a lob!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He grabs the corner flag and pretends to sing!
          ...  That's put Celtic FC in front!
          ...  Benfica 0-1 Celtic FC ...
Min. 23 :(cfc) It looks as though Celtic FC is now playing D
Min. 23 :(bfa) E_Spence finds P_Do_Shaw in acres of space
          ...  P_Do_Shaw attempts to nutmeg T_Flowers!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Celtic FC fans taunt him!
Min. 23 :(cfc) M_Kikuchi brings it under control
          ...  He takes on T_Adams
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Fernando_Mera!
          ...  Fernando_Mera smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  But F_Foster tips it over the bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Metzelder chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  F_Foster jumps well to claim it!
Min. 25 :(cfc) C_Makelele knocks it past C_Thomson and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  R_Tomassi with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  M_Atkinson warned him
Min. 26 :(cfc) P_McGowan nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  T_Adams pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 28 :(bfa) J_Plasil runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Do_Shaw
          ...  M_Kikuchi makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 30 :(bfa) Benfica switch to playing E
Min. 32 :(cfc) C_Metzelder with the nod to R_V_Persie
          ...  Good sliding challenge from T_Adams and it had to be
Min. 37 :(cfc) Fernando_Mera drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Kikuchi
          ...  But Yann_M_Vila puts the ball out of play
Min. 37 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi with a smart turn
          ...  M_Kikuchi with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 38 :(bfa) J_Plasil whips the ball across to Stefano
          ...  Stefano shoots towards goal !
          ...  T_Flowers saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 41 :(cfc) K_Femenia beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds C_Metzelder
          ...  S_Mannaerts gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 42 :(bfa) S_Mannaerts whips the ball across to Stefano
          ...  K_Femenia is called for the holding foul
          ...  Looked like a fair jump
          ...  The referee got it wrong
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Steven Theobald looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 47 :(cfc) P_McGowan runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs Yann_M_Vila
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  R_Tomassi stands his ground and wins the tackle

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Benfica 0-1 Celtic FC

Min. 46 :(bfa) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  Yann_M_Vila seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Blocked by R_V_Persie
Min. 55 :(bfa) J_Plasil drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Stefano
          ...  Stefano curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  T_Flowers with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 60 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer is going to be brought on
          ...  R_Tomassi is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 60 :(bfa) The Benfica manager shouts at them from the touchline to play A
Min. 61 :(cfc) P_McGowan is in some pain
          ...  He's receiving some treatment now
          ...  He looks like he will continue
Min. 65 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto will replace J_Plasil and play AM
Min. 65 :(bfa) T_Adams looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to P_Do_Shaw
          ...  C_Metzelder wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 66 :(bfa) Stefano pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  R_V_Persie tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
Min. 70 :(cfc) B_Howedes comes on for M_Britos and takes up a DF role
Min. 72 :(cfc) K_Mizuno comes on for A_Ben_Hatira and takes up a MF role
Min. 75 :(bfa) J_Bolm comes on for C_Thomson and takes up a AM role
Min. 75 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena is being brought on
          ...  P_McGowan is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 75 :(cfc) R_V_Persie breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on F_Foster!
          ...  J_Bolm brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 78 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer takes advantage of a mistake by Fernando_Mera
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  M_Kikuchi with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
Min. 79 :(cfc) R_V_Persie hoofs it up field to find C_Makelele
          ...  S_Mannaerts plays the back pass
          ...  F_Foster can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_V_Persie hits it into the box!
          ...  F_Foster makes the catch!
Min. 80 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena sidesteps S_Mannaerts
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Yann_M_Vila takes possession
Min. 83 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi finds Stefano in acres of space
          ...  Stefano with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But T_Flowers makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 85 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw with the first time flick to Yann_M_Vila
          ...  B_Howedes with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 86 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer spits at M_Phisbaena
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 86 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena finds his way through
          ...  He bent his run well
          ...  M_Phisbaena has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  But F_Foster makes an easy save
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on

*************  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          : Stefano
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : J_Bolm (75)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : M_Kikuchi (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : C_Makelele (22)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Kikuchi (37)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Benfica     |   Celtic FC
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       4
Off target           :           3        |       1
On target            :           5        |       3
Possession           :          52        |       48
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       12
Key Tackles          :           8        |       6
Key Passes           :          10        |       8
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Final Score          : Benfica 0 - 1 Celtic FC
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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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F_Foster       GK  39   2   4   4  16 |  96   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
T_Adams        DF   2  32   8   7  22 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
C_Thomson      DF   2  31  12   6  25 |  77   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  29  14   8  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  28   8   7  37 |  62   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
S_Mannaerts    DF   2  27   9   5  12 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -10 -20
Zheng_Zhi      MF   1   9  30   8  42 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
J_Plasil       MF   1   7  29  10  19 |  67   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  20 -20
P_Do_Shaw      MF   2   9  29   8  25 |  96   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   1
E_Spence       MF   2   9  27   9  40 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Stefano        FW   2   9   8  29  39 |  96   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
Z_Alomerovic   GK  28   1   1   1  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Zeffane      DF   1  27   9   7  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Bolm         AM   2  11  28  13  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
S_Nakamoto     AM   3   4  25  16  32 |  29   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  28  31 |  34   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Celtic 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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T_Flowers      GK  39   2   2   1  27 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
Fernando_Mera  DF   3  30   9   8  27 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
N_Wade         DF   2  30   9   6  25 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Britos       DF   2  27   6   8  22 |  72   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  26   8   8  30 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
K_Femenia      DF   3  25   8   6  32 |  96   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
A_Ben_Hatira   MF   2   6  29   8  40 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  28  13  31 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  28  10  30 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  30  51
M_Kikuchi      MF   1  14  26   8  30 |  96   0   1   2   1   0   0   1   0   0  18  33  -2
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  33  16 |  77   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Assenjo      GK  28   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  31  11   8  23 |  24   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  20  20
K_Mizuno       MF   1   8  32  10  28 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Bjorksson    MF   2  11  29   7  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  13  32  32 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
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