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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 3

Bayern Munich 1 - 1 Benfica

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 3, Bayern Munich vs. Benfica (Wed Jan 08)


                        Bayern Munich  |  Benfica
                              4-3-3 A  |  4-4-2 A
                         Chris Ridout  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                        D_Anderson GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                         P_Sweeper DF  |  DF R_Tomassi
                       K_Ramsteijn DF  |  DF M_Zeffane
                       C_Kickaball DF  |  DF J_Foyth
                     B_A_Hangeland DF  |  DF S_Mannaerts
                          R_Baggio MF  |  MF J_Wilshere
                        J_Litmanen MF  |  MF S_Nakamoto
                             Lucas MF  |  MF W_Dustice
                            H_Kane FW  |  MF O_Marcentos
                          D_Baggio FW  |  FW Nathan_Dyer
                           Taliyah FW  |  FW T_Erak
                                       |
                           M_Neuer SUB |  SUB A_Zogbo
                             Nacho SUB |  SUB Yann_M_Vila
                            E_Donk SUB |  SUB J_Bolm
                      S_Malbranque SUB |  SUB I_Marcone
                          M_Icardi SUB |  SUB B_Dugnutt

Referee: F_De_Bleeckere (Belgium)


Min. 2  :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past C_Kickaball!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer with a thundering volley!
          ...  The shot slips through D_Anderson's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 3  :(bnm) Lucas squares it to D_Baggio
          ...  D_Baggio drives the shot in!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Baggio crosses it in!
          ...  J_Foyth wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 4  :(bnm) R_Baggio boots it towards Taliyah
          ...  Taliyah with the shot !
          ...  N_Winneke has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  N_Winneke is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 4  :(bfa) T_Erak with a real burst of pace
          ...  T_Erak with the attempt at goal!
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 7  :(bfa) R_Tomassi is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  B_A_Hangeland makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Foyth swings it in!
          ...  D_Anderson easily claims the ball!
Min. 9  :(bnm) Lucas plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  J_Litmanen decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  R_Tomassi is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was pushing down on his man
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 13 :(bnm) Lucas is all alone
          ...  the linesman keeps his flag down
          ...  R_Tomassi knobbles the attacking player.
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere blows up for a foul
Min. 14 :(bnm) Taliyah turns nicely onto the ball
          ...  Taliyah attempts a chip!
          ...  N_Winneke won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 14 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Zeffane
          ...  But B_A_Hangeland barges him off the ball
Min. 14 :(bnm) D_Baggio breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  W_Dustice brings him down!
          ...  He deserves punishment for that!
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 19 :(bnm) Lucas has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  H_Kane collects the loose ball!
          ...  But S_Mannaerts slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 25 :(bnm) H_Kane sidesteps S_Mannaerts
          ...  J_Foyth with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 27 :(bfa) W_Dustice holds the ball up
          ...  He sees T_Erak in space!
          ...  T_Erak pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  D_Anderson watches it sail wide!
Min. 28 :(bnm) P_Sweeper runs with pace at the defence
          ...  P_Sweeper with the overhead !
          ...  What agility from N_Winneke
Min. 30 :(bnm) R_Baggio runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to K_Ramsteijn
          ...  A wicked drive by K_Ramsteijn !
          ...  N_Winneke beats the ball away
Min. 37 :(bnm) J_Litmanen kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  D_Baggio gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Zeffane with the block
Min. 38 :(bnm) H_Kane finds his way through
          ...  That was sheer effort
          ...  H_Kane launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But N_Winneke tips it behind
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 40 :(bfa) O_Marcentos runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  An audacious effort from Nathan_Dyer !
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 42 :(bnm) D_Baggio with a flashy move
          ...  D_Baggio with a powerful downward header!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  Bayern Munich have snatched the lead!
          ...  Bayern Munich 1-0 Benfica ...
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(bnm) J_Litmanen with a probing through ball P_Sweeper
          ...  J_Foyth seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 43 :(bfa) J_Wilshere with a measured ball to R_Tomassi
          ...  R_Tomassi pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  D_Anderson makes a difficult save
Min. 45 :(bfa) M_Zeffane plays a first time ball through the defence to S_Nakamoto
          ...  A cracking drive from S_Nakamoto !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Bayern Munich 1-0 Benfica

Min. 46 :(bnm) R_Baggio with a neat pass into H_Kane
          ...  S_Mannaerts reads the play well
Min. 47 :(bnm) J_Litmanen leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Lucas
          ...  A glorious effort by Lucas !
          ...  But N_Winneke makes a fine save
Min. 48 :(bnm) H_Kane beats his marker
          ...  H_Kane shapes up for a shot!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 50 :(bfa) J_Wilshere sidesteps C_Kickaball
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  J_Wilshere uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  D_Anderson was beaten there!
Min. 54 :(bnm) D_Baggio beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  D_Baggio hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  N_Winneke tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 59 :(bnm) R_Baggio has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past W_Dustice
          ...  He puts in H_Kane!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  This is very far out
          ...  Lucas plays it short to Taliyah
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by Taliyah !
          ...  But N_Winneke reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 60 :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila is being prepared to come on
          ...  R_Tomassi is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 60 :(bnm) Taliyah finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  From long range Taliyah bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 60 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto 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!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  P_Sweeper wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 62 :(bfa) J_Bolm is coming on for S_Nakamoto and will play MF
Min. 63 :(bnm) Lucas with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past M_Zeffane
          ...  He knocks it to H_Kane!
          ...  H_Kane with a thundering volley!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 64 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer knocks it past K_Ramsteijn and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  P_Sweeper read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 65 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace T_Erak as FW
Min. 65 :(bfa) Benfica restructured their strategy to C
Min. 66 :(bnm) C_Kickaball passes the ball to K_Ramsteijn
          ...  Yann_M_Vila intercepts the pass
Min. 66 :(bnm) Taliyah breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  J_Foyth brings him down!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He deserved that! And was lucky it wasn't more!
Min. 67 :(bfa) M_Zeffane beats P_Sweeper
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  M_Zeffane uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  The shot slips through D_Anderson's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 71 :(bfa) J_Foyth with the heel pass to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt looks to see where D_Anderson is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 77 :(bnm) R_Baggio plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Sweeper decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  P_Sweeper with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  Looks like it should be N_Winneke's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  N_Winneke looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Lucas swings it in!
          ...  J_Wilshere gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 77 :(bfa) O_Marcentos with a first time pass
          ...  Yann_M_Vila runs onto it!
          ...  Yann_M_Vila from 20 yards !
          ...  It's beaten D_Anderson
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  An equaliser late in the game!!
          ...  Bayern Munich 1-1 Benfica ...
Min. 78 :(bnm) S_Malbranque is coming on for R_Baggio and will play MF
Min. 78 :(bnm) E_Donk is going to be brought on
          ...  P_Sweeper is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 78 :(bnm) M_Icardi is being brought on
          ...  H_Kane is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 83 :(bnm) Lucas with a perfectly timed run
          ...  J_Foyth tackles from behind
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  That's a terrible challenge
          ...  The referee comes over
          ...  And the ref shows him his 2nd yellow card now
          ...  RED CARD!
Min. 84 :(bfa) O_Marcentos is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to B_Dugnutt
          ...  Lucas with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  He received a good talking to from F_De_Bleeckere
Min. 84 :(bfa) W_Dustice hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  S_Mannaerts latches onto it!
          ...  S_Mannaerts has a dig at goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Mannaerts curls it into the box!
          ...  D_Anderson reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 85 :(bfa) J_Wilshere backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Nathan_Dyer latches onto the end of it
          ...  Nathan_Dyer tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  D_Anderson tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 86 :(bfa) J_Wilshere plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Nathan_Dyer keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  D_Anderson gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer takes advantage of a mistake by K_Ramsteijn
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Nathan_Dyer with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  Saved by D_Anderson
Min. 89 :(bnm) S_Malbranque has it now
          ...  He takes on J_Wilshere
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in M_Icardi!
          ...  M_Icardi sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  N_Winneke won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 92 :(bnm) D_Baggio loses his marker
          ...  D_Baggio aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  But N_Winneke punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Allianz Arena
Attendance           : 150,000
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Bayern Munich Match Info
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Best player          : D_Baggio (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Baggio (42)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : O_Marcentos
Scorers              : Yann_M_Vila (77)
Sent Off             : J_Foyth (83)
Booked               : R_Tomassi (9), W_Dustice (14)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                           Bayern Munich  |    Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       14
Off target           :           8        |       9
On target            :           8        |       5
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           4        |       10
Key Tackles          :           4        |       6
Key Passes           :          13        |       13
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Final Score          : Bayern Munich 1 - 1 Benfica
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Player Statistics - Bayern Munich
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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D_Anderson     GK  39   4   1   5  19 |  93   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
P_Sweeper      DF   2  33   6  12  22 |  79   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0  11
K_Ramsteijn    DF   1  32  11  10  42 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
C_Kickaball    DF   1  31   8  10  32 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_A_Hangeland  DF   2  25  11   5  40 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
R_Baggio       MF   1  10  31   8  21 |  79   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_Litmanen     MF   3   9  30   7  22 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Lucas          MF   2   5  27  14  19 |  93   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
H_Kane         FW   1   8  10  31  33 |  79   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
D_Baggio       FW   2   7   9  27  21 |  93   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  56
Taliyah        FW   2   6   7  24  11 |  93   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  13
M_Neuer        GK  29   2   5   5  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nacho          DF   3  31   7   4  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Donk         DF   3  25  12   7  42 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Malbranque   MF   3   9  29  11  33 |  14   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Icardi       FW   1   7   7  25  31 |  14   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

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 |  93   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  32   8   7  37 |  61   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2   8   8
M_Zeffane      DF   1  31  10   7  31 |  93   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
J_Foyth        DF   1  30  13   7  42 |  84   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   1   0  50   0 -10
S_Mannaerts    DF   2  29   9   5  12 |  93   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
J_Wilshere     MF   2  20  31  12  19 |  93   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   5  27  16  32 |  63   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
W_Dustice      MF   1  12  25   6  42 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
O_Marcentos    MF   3   8  25   7  13 |  93   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  30  31 |  93   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  32
T_Erak         FW   2   6   6  27  21 |  66   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
A_Zogbo        GK  31   4   3   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  34  14   8  22 |  32   0   1   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  20   0  35
J_Bolm         MF   2  11  30  13  32 |  30   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
I_Marcone      MF   3   6  29   6  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Dugnutt      FW   1   5   7  27  20 |  27   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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