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Elite League, Week 9

Bayern Munich 0 - 0 Benfica

Elite League Match, Bayern Munich vs. Benfica (Sun Dec 03)


                        Bayern Munich  |  Benfica
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-1-4-1 C
                         John Raggett  |  Steven Theobald
                                       |
                        D_Anderson GK  |  GK F_Foster
                        J_Charlton DF  |  DF T_Adams
                          M_Tudgay DF  |  DF C_Thomson
                     C_Azpilicueta DF  |  DF R_Tomassi
                             Nacho DF  |  DF S_Mannaerts
                        W_Sneijder MF  |  DM J_Wilshere
                      G_McSheffrey MF  |  MF Zheng_Zhi
                          R_Baggio MF  |  MF P_Do_Shaw
                          A_Bawbag MF  |  MF J_Bolm
                     Stan_Matthews FW  |  MF E_Spence
                             Messi FW  |  FW Stefano
                                       |
                            A_Hugo SUB |  SUB Z_Alomerovic
                           D_O_Dea SUB |  SUB Yann_M_Vila
                         Ni_Na_Lee SUB |  SUB J_Plasil
                         L_Carsley SUB |  SUB S_Nakamoto
                        Sheringham SUB |  SUB Nathan_Dyer

Referee: K_Ippi (Finland)


Min. 1  :(bfa) J_Wilshere runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  E_Spence latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  R_Baggio is called for the holding foul
          ...  Looked like a fair jump
          ...  The referee got it wrong
          ...  K_Ippi gave him a strong warning
Min. 2  :(bfa) J_Wilshere comes up lame after the wicked challenge.
          ...  He's unable to continue
Min. 2  :(bfa) J_Plasil takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace J_Wilshere
          ...  He'll play as a DM
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 4  :(bnm) Stan_Matthews knocks the ball past Zheng_Zhi
          ...  T_Adams with the tackle
Min. 9  :(bnm) A_Bawbag picks out J_Charlton with the cross
          ...  Blocked by E_Spence
Min. 9  :(bnm) R_Baggio has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Mannaerts
          ...  He puts in Stan_Matthews!
          ...  J_Plasil with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 10 :(bnm) C_Azpilicueta with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Stan_Matthews gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A powerful shot by Stan_Matthews !
          ...  F_Foster catches the ball
Min. 10 :(bfa) J_Bolm with a 50-yard pass to E_Spence
          ...  C_Azpilicueta bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 12 :(bfa) E_Spence wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to Stefano
          ...  J_Charlton wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 12 :(bnm) A_Bawbag sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  Messi runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  S_Mannaerts with the tackle
          ...  K_Ippi will want to speak to him
          ...  K_Ippi calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Steven Theobald looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  J_Charlton plays it short to M_Tudgay
          ...  M_Tudgay has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  F_Foster has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  F_Foster reacts well to save!!!
Min. 15 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey boots it towards Messi
          ...  S_Mannaerts bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 21 :(bnm) A_Bawbag cuts the ball back to C_Azpilicueta
          ...  C_Azpilicueta throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But F_Foster makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 21 :(bfa) Stefano plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Do_Shaw decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  P_Do_Shaw tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 22 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  W_Sneijder gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  T_Adams belts it clear
Min. 22 :(bnm) Stan_Matthews shoves J_Bolm in the chest!!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 24 :(bnm) R_Baggio plays it forward to G_McSheffrey
          ...  R_Tomassi gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Sneijder hits it towards the far post!
          ...  S_Mannaerts heads it away
Min. 28 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw beats C_Azpilicueta
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves K_Ippi
          ...  C_Azpilicueta recovers to win the ball back
Min. 38 :(bnm) M_Tudgay finds himself in a good position
          ...  M_Tudgay chases it through, he must score !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 39 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to J_Plasil
          ...  J_Plasil has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  But D_Anderson just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  K_Ippi has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 49 :(bnm) F_Foster miss-kicks!
          ...  Messi is through!
          ...  Messi with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  F_Foster manages to turn it behind

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

Min. 46 :(bfa) E_Spence with a measured pass to S_Mannaerts
          ...  J_Charlton seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 47 :(bnm) W_Sneijder runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Messi
          ...  Stefano seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 47 :(bfa) The ball is passed in from R_Tomassi, he finds J_Bolm
          ...  J_Bolm looks to see where D_Anderson is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 49 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey runs towards the goal
          ...  R_Tomassi forces him off the ball
Min. 54 :(bnm) A_Bawbag with the first time flick to Messi
          ...  Messi flings a shot at goal !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Sneijder chips the ball into the area!
          ...  Nacho gets on the end of it
          ...  F_Foster gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!
Min. 55 :(bnm) Messi punches E_Spence off the ball
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He deserved that! And was lucky it wasn't more!
Min. 56 :(bnm) C_Azpilicueta with an in swinging cross to Messi
          ...  Messi with the overhead !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 56 :(bnm) C_Azpilicueta with a perfectly timed run
          ...  Stefano goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  K_Ippi warned him
Min. 57 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey skips the challenge from C_Thomson
          ...  An audacious effort from G_McSheffrey !
          ...  F_Foster with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 59 :(bnm) Messi cuts inside C_Thomson
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  Messi hits a great drive!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by G_McSheffrey!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of F_Foster
Min. 60 :(bnm) A_Bawbag hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  C_Azpilicueta latches onto it!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by P_Do_Shaw
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 62 :(bnm) A_Bawbag plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  G_McSheffrey keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  G_McSheffrey strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  F_Foster fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 63 :(bnm) A_Bawbag has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past R_Tomassi
          ...  He puts in M_Tudgay!
          ...  Stefano with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 65 :(bnm) W_Sneijder makes himself available
          ...  Zheng_Zhi with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 66 :(bnm) Messi sidesteps his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Messi keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  But F_Foster stops that one easily
Min. 67 :(bnm) A_Bawbag jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Messi
          ...  T_Adams gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by G_McSheffrey!
          ...  F_Foster comes out and claims it!
Min. 67 :(bfa) J_Bolm kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Stefano gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A thundering drive by Stefano !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And D_Anderson reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Bolm swings it in!
          ...  D_Anderson comes out and claims it!
Min. 68 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  T_Adams is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 70 :(bfa) J_Plasil beats M_Tudgay
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  M_Tudgay with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Benfica players
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Steven Theobald looks annoyed that there was no card there
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  E_Spence shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to T_Adams instead
          ...  C_Azpilicueta brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But K_Ippi waves play on!!!
Min. 71 :(bnm) W_Sneijder with the heel pass to J_Charlton
          ...  C_Thomson tackles cleanly
Min. 71 :(bfa) T_Adams has it now
          ...  He takes on J_Charlton
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in E_Spence!
          ...  Nacho with the block
Min. 72 :(bnm) L_Carsley is being prepared to come on
          ...  W_Sneijder is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 73 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey controls it with ease
          ...  G_McSheffrey controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  But F_Foster tips it over
          ...  K_Ippi has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 74 :(bfa) a big roar from the crowd as Yann_M_Vila comes on for C_Thomson to play DF
Min. 75 :(bnm) G_McSheffrey plays the early ball across the box to find A_Bawbag in space
          ...  A_Bawbag tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Benfica fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 77 :(bnm) Ni_Na_Lee is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Charlton is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 77 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer is ready to come on to replace Stefano
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 80 :(bfa) J_Bolm pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer is clean through!
          ...  G_McSheffrey with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  K_Ippi warns him
Min. 81 :(bnm) Ni_Na_Lee with a slide rule pass to L_Carsley
          ...  A vicious shot by L_Carsley !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 82 :(bnm) L_Carsley backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Messi latches onto the end of it
          ...  Messi with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  F_Foster gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic save by F_Foster to tip it wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Tudgay crosses it in!
          ...  F_Foster jumps well to claim it!
Min. 82 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from C_Azpilicueta
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Plasil plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Anderson catches it!
Min. 83 :(bnm) Messi plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  Messi attempts to nutmeg F_Foster!
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 86 :(bnm) A_Bawbag is too quick for the defence
          ...  R_Tomassi read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 87 :(bnm) L_Carsley with an in swinging cross to Messi
          ...  Messi with the shot !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 87 :(bfa) J_Bolm with a perfectly timed run
          ...  J_Bolm swings in the shot!
          ...  But D_Anderson punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer nutmegs C_Azpilicueta
          ...  Nathan_Dyer aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  It floats over D_Anderson
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 90 :(bnm) C_Azpilicueta knocks it past P_Do_Shaw and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Yann_M_Vila with a bad challenge
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  Messi bends it in
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by G_McSheffrey!
          ...  F_Foster reads it well, and claims it!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : The Allianz Arena
Attendance           : 150,000
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Bayern Munich Match Info
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Best player          : C_Azpilicueta (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : Stan_Matthews (22)
Booked               : Messi (55)
Injured              : N/A
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : F_Foster
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Stefano (63), Zheng_Zhi (65), T_Adams (68), Yann_M_Vila (90)
Injured              : J_Wilshere (2)
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Match Statistics
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                           Bayern Munich  |    Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :          19        |       6
Off target           :          10        |       3
On target            :           9        |       3
Possession           :          46        |       54
Corners              :           6        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       4
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :          11        |       12
Key Tackles          :           7        |       11
Key Passes           :          19        |       12
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Final Score          : Bayern Munich 0 - 0 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 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
J_Charlton     DF   2  36  14   8  18 |  81   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
M_Tudgay       DF   2  32   6   8  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
C_Azpilicueta  DF   2  31  10   9  13 |  96   0   4   2   0   1   0   0   0   0 120  20   5
Nacho          DF   3  28   7   4  32 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
W_Sneijder     MF   2   8  31   9  23 |  76   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
G_McSheffrey   MF   1   7  29  18  37 |  96   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  15
R_Baggio       MF   1   9  28   7  21 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Bawbag       MF   3   6  28   7  20 |  96   0   0   8   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  80   1
Stan_Matthews  FW   1   8   5  33  31 |  22   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   1   0 -10 -10  -5
Messi          FW   1   9   8  32  18 |  96   0   0   0   0   9   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  19
A_Hugo         GK  27   2   3   1  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_O_Dea        DF   2  29  12   8  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ni_Na_Lee      DF   3  26   8   7  41 |  15   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
L_Carsley      MF   2   5  29  11  40 |  20   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
Sheringham     FW   2   6   8  28  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 105   0   0   0
T_Adams        DF   2  32   8   7  22 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  58   8  -2
C_Thomson      DF   2  31  12   6  25 |  78   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  28   8   7  37 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  10   0
S_Mannaerts    DF   2  27   9   5  12 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_Wilshere     DM   2  19  29  11  19 |   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Zheng_Zhi      MF   1   9  30   8  42 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
P_Do_Shaw      MF   2   9  29   8  25 |  96   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   1
J_Bolm         MF   2  11  28  13  32 |  96   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  40   6
E_Spence       MF   2   9  27   9  40 |  96   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Stefano        FW   2   9   8  29  39 |  81   0   1   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  18   8   3
Z_Alomerovic   GK  28   1   1   1  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  30  14   8  22 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
J_Plasil       DM   1   7  29   9  19 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  25  16  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  28  31 |  15   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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