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Elite League Cup Match 1

Benfica 2 - 1 Inter Milan

Elite League Cup League Stage Match, Benfica vs. Inter Milan (Wed Nov 27)


                              Benfica  |  Inter Milan
                              4-4-2 A  |  5-4-1 A
                   Matias Finkelstein  |  Dragan Lobozinski
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK A_Peruzzi
                         R_Tomassi DF  |  DF Eirik_Silva
                           J_Foyth DF  |  DF C_Panucci
                         M_Zeffane DF  |  DF Carr
                       S_Mannaerts DF  |  DF P_Gualtieri
                        J_Wilshere MF  |  DF E_Silva
                            J_Bolm MF  |  MF P_Naldini
                         I_Marcone MF  |  MF B_Costacurta
                         W_Dustice MF  |  MF Sancho
                       Nathan_Dyer FW  |  MF V_Lei
                         B_Dugnutt FW  |  FW J_Cummings
                                       |
                           A_Zogbo SUB |  SUB A_Capivara
                           M_Perin SUB |  SUB G_Angella
                        S_Nakamoto SUB |  SUB E_Francescoli
                       O_Marcentos SUB |  SUB B_Matuidi
                            T_Erak SUB |  SUB I_Gabilondo

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 2  :(bfa) I_Marcone is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to J_Bolm
          ...  J_Bolm curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A quality strike
          ...  That's given Benfica the advantage!
          ...  Benfica 1-0 Inter Milan ...
Min. 3  :(irm) The Inter Milan manager shouts at them from the touchline to play E
Min. 7  :(irm) B_Costacurta sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  B_Costacurta goes for goal !
          ...  N_Winneke tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Costacurta curls it into the box!
          ...  M_Zeffane belts it clear
Min. 8  :(irm) C_Panucci tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Benfica 2-0 Inter Milan ...
Min. 9  :(irm) J_Cummings slides the ball across to Carr
          ...  M_Zeffane takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 17 :(irm) Sancho kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Eirik_Silva gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Zeffane goes in studs first
          ...  N_Alexander just wants to lecture him
Min. 19 :(irm) J_Cummings finds himself in a good position
          ...  A glorious effort by J_Cummings !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 20 :(irm) J_Cummings lobs it over J_Bolm
          ...  Nathan_Dyer with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He's said something to the ref!!
          ...  RED CARD!!
Min. 20 :(irm) B_Costacurta holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_Cummings
          ...  J_Cummings flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  But N_Winneke punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 23 :(irm) B_Costacurta has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Mannaerts
          ...  He puts in P_Naldini!
          ...  P_Naldini gets up high for the header !
          ...  N_Winneke with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 29 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt sidesteps Carr
          ...  B_Dugnutt blasts it at the goal !
          ...  But A_Peruzzi stops that one easily
Min. 31 :(bfa) J_Bolm runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to M_Zeffane
          ...  Intercepted by P_Gualtieri
Min. 33 :(irm) J_Cummings finds his way through
          ...  That was sheer effort
          ...  J_Cummings rifles it at the goal !
          ...  But N_Winneke punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 34 :(bfa) R_Tomassi sidesteps C_Panucci
          ...  Driven towards goal by R_Tomassi !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Wilshere chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It comes to J_Foyth
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  A_Peruzzi gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic save by A_Peruzzi to tip it wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Bolm floats the ball in!
          ...  A_Peruzzi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 39 :(irm) V_Lei plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  E_Silva decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  R_Tomassi is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
          ...  N_Alexander calls him for a talk
Min. 39 :(irm) V_Lei volleys it forward. He finds J_Cummings
          ...  A left-footer by J_Cummings !
          ...  N_Winneke parries it, he follows it up
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The defence had gone walk about!
          ...  Benfica 2-1 Inter Milan ...
Min. 40 :(irm) V_Lei holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_Cummings
          ...  J_Cummings sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  N_Winneke is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  V_Lei hits it towards the far post!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by S_Mannaerts
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(bfa) R_Tomassi runs at Carr
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  R_Tomassi attempts the shot!
          ...  A_Peruzzi with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 46 :(irm) B_Costacurta looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to C_Panucci
          ...  C_Panucci with the side footed shot!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 48 :(bfa) I_Marcone with a precise pass to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  A_Peruzzi has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  A_Peruzzi is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 48 :(irm) V_Lei runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Sancho
          ...  Sancho with the crafty shot!
          ...  But N_Winneke parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Benfica 2-1 Inter Milan

Min. 46 :(irm) B_Costacurta sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Eirik_Silva
          ...  Eirik_Silva with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 48 :(irm) J_Cummings with a simple pass to E_Silva
          ...  J_Foyth with a deliberate foul
          ...  N_Alexander will want to speak to him
Min. 51 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt takes advantage of a mistake by Eirik_Silva
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Carr wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 52 :(bfa) J_Bolm hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  J_Wilshere latches onto it!
          ...  J_Wilshere with the punt towards goal!
          ...  But A_Peruzzi tips it behind
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 53 :(bfa) I_Marcone plays in J_Bolm with a beautiful ball
          ...  A great volley from J_Bolm !
          ...  A_Peruzzi with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 53 :(irm) V_Lei spits at J_Foyth
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
Min. 55 :(irm) E_Silva gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past R_Tomassi!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  E_Silva pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  N_Winneke parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 56 :(irm) B_Costacurta with a slide rule pass to J_Cummings
          ...  But S_Mannaerts wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 57 :(irm) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  B_Costacurta is through!
          ...  J_Foyth wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 60 :(bfa) M_Perin replaces an unhappy M_Zeffane and will play as a DF
Min. 61 :(bfa) J_Foyth looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Costacurta with a bad challenge
          ...  N_Alexander will want to speak to him
          ...  N_Alexander lectures him
Min. 62 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto is ready to come on to replace J_Bolm
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 62 :(bfa) W_Dustice hoofs it up field to find M_Perin
          ...  But E_Silva slides in
Min. 62 :(irm) J_Cummings has it on the edge of the box
          ...  J_Cummings has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  N_Winneke with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 65 :(bfa) Benfica restructured their strategy to D
Min. 67 :(bfa) I_Marcone runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt attempts a lob!
          ...  But A_Peruzzi gets down well to tip the ball wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Dustice chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  A_Peruzzi easily claims the ball!
Min. 69 :(bfa) J_Wilshere looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  I_Marcone receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  But E_Silva spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 71 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt beats Eirik_Silva
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Eirik_Silva goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 78 :(bfa) W_Dustice beats his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  But Eirik_Silva clears the danger
Min. 80 :(irm) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  B_Matuidi will come on for C_Panucci and play MF
Min. 80 :(irm) B_Costacurta looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Sancho
          ...  W_Dustice clears with a diving header
Min. 84 :(irm) E_Francescoli is being prepared to come on
          ...  P_Naldini is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 84 :(bfa) R_Tomassi makes the tackle
          ...  R_Tomassi gets up high for the header !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 84 :(irm) B_Matuidi flicks the ball through
          ...  J_Cummings runs onto it!
          ...  S_Mannaerts with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 85 :(irm) I_Gabilondo replaces J_Cummings to play as a FW
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(bfa) I_Marcone jumps over E_Silva's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  I_Marcone goes for goal !
          ...  Over the bar

*************  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          : J_Bolm
Scorers              : J_Bolm (2), C_Panucci (8 og)
Sent Off             : Nathan_Dyer (20)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Inter Milan Match Info
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Best player          : J_Cummings (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Cummings (39)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : V_Lei (53)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Benfica      |   Inter Milan
Attempts on Goal     :          11        |       12
Off target           :           4        |       4
On target            :           7        |       8
Possession           :          48        |       52
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       6
Key Tackles          :           5        |       6
Key Passes           :           9        |       13
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Final Score          : Benfica 2 - 1 Inter Milan
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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  33   2   2   3  20 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  31   8   7  37 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
J_Foyth        DF   1  30  13   6  42 |  95   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
M_Zeffane      DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  63   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
S_Mannaerts    DF   2  29   9   5  12 |  95   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
J_Wilshere     MF   2  20  31  12  19 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
J_Bolm         MF   2  11  29  13  32 |  65   0   0   2   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  20  45
I_Marcone      MF   3   6  29   6  32 |  95   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   1
W_Dustice      MF   1  12  25   6  42 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30  20
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  30  31 |  20   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  10  10  10
B_Dugnutt      FW   1   5   7  26  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
A_Zogbo        GK  31   4   3   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Perin        DF   3  25   8   9  32 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   5  26  16  32 |  30   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
O_Marcentos    MF   3   8  25   7  13 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Erak         FW   2   6   6  27  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Inter Milan
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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A_Peruzzi      GK  39   2   7   3  22 |  95   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
Eirik_Silva    DF   3  28   7   9  13 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
C_Panucci      DF   3  27  10   5  31 |  83   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20   1
Carr           DF   2  27   9   8  11 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Gualtieri    DF   2  26   6   8  44 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
E_Silva        DF   2  25   8   7  29 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -10
P_Naldini      MF   1   4  28   9  20 |  87   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
B_Costacurta   MF   2   6  27   7  32 |  95   0   0   6   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  10
Sancho         MF   2   7  26  11  30 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
V_Lei          MF   1   4  26   6  32 |  95   0   0   4   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  58  -2
J_Cummings     FW   3   5   8  26  32 |  88   0   0   1   0   6   1   0   0   0 -20 -10  47
A_Capivara     GK  29   3   2   1  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Angella      DF   1  28  12  10  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Francescoli  MF   1   4  27   5  23 |   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Matuidi      MF   1   6  25  16  21 |  12   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
I_Gabilondo    FW   2   7   8  28  29 |   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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