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Barcelona 2 - 0 Arsenal

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 4, Barcelona vs. Arsenal (Wed Jan 15)


                            Barcelona  |  Arsenal
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-4-2 A
                         Bryngar Myre  |  Adrian Dalmedo
                                       |
                        M_Zetterer GK  |  GK D_James
                       G_Wilkinson DF  |  DF R_Holding
                      Ciaran_Clark DF  |  DF Henrique
                            J_Myre DF  |  DF S_Ramos
                            D_Rose DF  |  DF P_Evra
                            R_Kopa MF  |  MF T_Cruise
                         B_Spencer MF  |  MF P_Bouba_Diop
                          Coutinho MF  |  MF D_Rocastle
                       K_Porborsky MF  |  MF S_Matthews
                             H_Son FW  |  FW P_Crouch
                          K_Mbappe FW  |  FW N_Anelka
                                       |
                           Barthez SUB |  SUB D_de_Gea
                         J_Miranda SUB |  SUB C_Blewitt
                        Marco_Rojo SUB |  SUB E_Spence
                     Adnan_Januzaj SUB |  SUB B_Yaga
                      P_B_E_Dybala SUB |  SUB Edouard

Referee: J_Eriksson (Sweden)


Min. 4  :(arn) P_Evra with a penetrating pass to N_Anelka
          ...  N_Anelka with a little chip!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 16 :(arn) Curled in dangerously from D_Rocastle to N_Anelka
          ...  A delicate chip from N_Anelka !
          ...  M_Zetterer makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 24 :(brc) K_Porborsky with a penetrating pass to H_Son
          ...  S_Ramos clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 25 :(brc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Barcelona will now be playing A
Min. 25 :(brc) B_Spencer looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Rose
          ...  D_Rose with the overhead !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 25 :(arn) D_Rocastle spots T_Cruise who is in acres of space
          ...  T_Cruise with the side footed shot!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The Barcelona fans laugh at him
Min. 29 :(brc) H_Son with a smart turn
          ...  But P_Evra barges him off the ball
Min. 30 :(brc) Coutinho jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Ciaran_Clark
          ...  Ciaran_Clark drives the ball low !
          ...  Looks like it should be D_James's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  D_James looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 30 :(arn) R_Holding beats his man
          ...  R_Holding attempts to nutmeg M_Zetterer!
          ...  It floats over M_Zetterer
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 31 :(brc) B_Spencer with the through ball to K_Mbappe
          ...  K_Mbappe has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  D_James with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 31 :(arn) P_Crouch cuts inside his opponent
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  P_Crouch tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  M_Zetterer never had a chance!
Min. 32 :(brc) H_Son with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  H_Son tries to beat D_James from outside the area!
          ...  But D_James palms it behind
          ...  J_Eriksson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 32 :(arn) S_Matthews flicks the ball through
          ...  P_Crouch runs onto it!
          ...  P_Crouch attempts to nutmeg M_Zetterer!
          ...  M_Zetterer has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  M_Zetterer is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 34 :(brc) G_Wilkinson with a penetrating pass to H_Son
          ...  H_Son sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the Barcelona crowd to celebrate!!
          ...  Both he and the fans are delighted!!
          ...  Lets see if Barcelona can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Barcelona 1-0 Arsenal ...
Min. 34 :(brc) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Barcelona will now play C
Min. 34 :(arn) P_Crouch sprints past Ciaran_Clark
          ...  J_Myre with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  J_Eriksson calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 36 :(brc) Coutinho with the heel pass to K_Mbappe
          ...  S_Ramos with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 38 :(brc) R_Kopa changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Son
          ...  N_Anelka with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 39 :(brc) J_Myre barges Henrique off the ball
          ...  J_Myre with a thundering volley!
          ...  D_James tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Ciaran_Clark plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of D_James
Min. 39 :(arn) S_Matthews hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  P_Crouch latches onto it!
          ...  A cracking drive from P_Crouch !
          ...  But M_Zetterer palms it behind
          ...  J_Eriksson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 40 :(brc) K_Porborsky chips the ball over the defence and finds B_Spencer
          ...  B_Spencer with the side footed shot!
          ...  D_James saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 41 :(brc) R_Kopa with the through ball to K_Porborsky
          ...  Cleared by P_Crouch
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(brc) R_Kopa gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Son
          ...  S_Ramos takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 45 :(arn) P_Evra has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  P_Crouch gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  H_Son with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
Min. 46 :(brc) R_Kopa with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from P_Evra
          ...  R_Kopa aims for the top right corner !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo

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

Min. 48 :(arn) S_Matthews sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Ramos
          ...  S_Ramos tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 50 :(arn) P_Crouch sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  P_Crouch with the attempt at goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 51 :(arn) D_Rocastle runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to P_Crouch
          ...  P_Crouch drives it low !
          ...  M_Zetterer makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 57 :(brc) K_Porborsky with a measured pass to K_Mbappe
          ...  A delicate header from K_Mbappe !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 57 :(arn) D_Rocastle holds the ball up
          ...  He sees N_Anelka in space!
          ...  R_Kopa wins the ball with ease
          ...  J_Eriksson saw something no-one else did
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 59 :(brc) R_Kopa with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  H_Son gets on the end of the pass
          ...  H_Son fires a shot at goal !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 60 :(arn) P_Evra knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  But G_Wilkinson sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 61 :(brc) H_Son knocks it past R_Holding and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  S_Ramos steals the ball of off him
Min. 62 :(brc) B_Spencer is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  R_Kopa latches onto the ball
          ...  A well-placed shot from R_Kopa !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Runs off and slides on his knees!!
          ...  The fans go wild!
          ...  Barcelona 2-0 Arsenal ...
Min. 63 :(brc) Barcelona changed their strategy to play A
Min. 64 :(arn) Henrique runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs G_Wilkinson
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  G_Wilkinson moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 66 :(arn) P_Evra loses G_Wilkinson
          ...  K_Porborsky with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 67 :(brc) K_Porborsky has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Matthews
          ...  He puts in K_Mbappe!
          ...  A wicked drive by K_Mbappe !
          ...  D_James parries it
Min. 68 :(arn) P_Crouch plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  P_Crouch heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 70 :(arn) Edouard comes on for S_Matthews and takes up a FW role
Min. 70 :(arn) Henrique knocks it past D_Rose and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  But J_Myre comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 71 :(arn) P_Evra controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  P_Crouch gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  P_Crouch tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 72 :(brc) K_Porborsky passes the ball to H_Son
          ...  H_Son tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  D_James with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Coutinho crosses it in!
          ...  It comes to K_Porborsky
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 73 :(arn) D_Rocastle gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  N_Anelka is unmarked
          ...  Ciaran_Clark plays it back
          ...  M_Zetterer slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop plays it towards the near post!
          ...  M_Zetterer makes the catch!
Min. 75 :(brc) J_Miranda will come on for Ciaran_Clark and play DF
Min. 75 :(brc) Marco_Rojo is being brought on
          ...  K_Mbappe is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 75 :(brc) There's going to be a change
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj will come on for B_Spencer and play MF
Min. 75 :(arn) D_Rocastle gets to the by line and finds T_Cruise with a beautiful cross
          ...  T_Cruise hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 76 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  P_Crouch runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  P_Crouch with the overhead !
          ...  But M_Zetterer makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 79 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop puts in P_Crouch
          ...  But J_Miranda puts the ball out of play
Min. 80 :(arn) T_Cruise races into the box
          ...  He sees Edouard lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  J_Miranda makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 83 :(brc) G_Wilkinson boots it towards Marco_Rojo
          ...  Marco_Rojo fires a shot at goal !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  D_James plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 84 :(arn) E_Spence will replace P_Bouba_Diop and play MF
Min. 85 :(arn) C_Blewitt is coming on for R_Holding and will play DF
Min. 85 :(brc) R_Kopa is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to G_Wilkinson
          ...  P_Evra reads the play well
Min. 87 :(brc) Coutinho pass splits open the defence and finds H_Son
          ...  H_Son with a thundering drive!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(brc) A defence splitting pass from K_Porborsky to Coutinho
          ...  Coutinho hits a great shot !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 88 :(brc) K_Porborsky with the nod to H_Son
          ...  C_Blewitt tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
          ...  J_Eriksson calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Adrian Dalmedo looks relieved

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Camp Nou
Attendance           : 150,000
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : G_Wilkinson (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : H_Son (34), R_Kopa (62)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Myre (34), R_Kopa (57), K_Porborsky (66)
Injured              : N/A
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : P_Crouch
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Ramos (36)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Barcelona    |    Arsenal
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       14
Off target           :           8        |       10
On target            :           9        |       4
Possession           :          53        |       47
Corners              :           2        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       7
Key Tackles          :           6        |       6
Key Passes           :          20        |       14
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Final Score          : Barcelona 2 - 0 Arsenal
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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 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  33  10   8  31 |  94   0   2   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  40   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  33   9   8  24 |  76   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
J_Myre         DF   2  32   9   8  39 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  18  -2   8
D_Rose         DF   1  27  11   7  22 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
R_Kopa         MF   2  15  34   9  23 |  94   0   0   5   0   2   1   1   0   0  18  68  54
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  32  13  31 |  76   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  50  10
Coutinho       MF   3   6  28   8  21 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
K_Porborsky    MF   2   6  27   8  21 |  94   0   0   7   0   1   0   1   0   0  18  88  19
H_Son          FW   2   9  11  32  20 |  94   0   0   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  57
K_Mbappe       FW   2   7   7  27  12 |  76   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
Barthez        GK  31   5   3   1  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Miranda      DF   2  30  11   7  21 |  18   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Marco_Rojo     DF   1  28  11   7  30 |  18   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  12  30  10  23 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_B_E_Dybala   FW   2   6   8  21  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Arsenal
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_James        GK  37   2   2   3  26 |  94   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
R_Holding      DF   1  31   8   6  22 |  86   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Henrique       DF   1  30  12   9  29 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Ramos        DF   2  30   7   7  40 |  94   0   3   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  58  -2  -1
P_Evra         DF   3  29  12  10  21 |  94   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  29   9  39 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   2
P_Bouba_Diop   MF   2   7  29  10  12 |  85   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Rocastle     MF   2   7  29  10  21 |  94   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  29   7  32 |  71   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_Crouch       FW   1   6  12  29  21 |  94   0   1   0   0   8   0   0   0   0  20   0  35
N_Anelka       FW   2   4  11  26  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  -9
D_de_Gea       GK  29   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Blewitt      DF   3  29   7   6  22 |   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Spence       MF   2  10  28  10  40 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  28   8  35 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Edouard        FW   3   7   5  25  23 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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