JOIN NOWLOG IN
Back

Elite League Cup Match 1

Barcelona 3 - 1 FC Porto

Elite League Cup Group Match, Barcelona vs. FC Porto (Wed Oct 25)


                            Barcelona  |  FC Porto
                              4-4-2 P  |  4-2-1-1-2 C
                         Bryngar Myre  |  Shaun Winzor
                                       |
                            Romero GK  |  GK D_Marshall
                            B_Myre DF  |  DF B_Moore
                       G_Wilkinson DF  |  DF C_Barr
                            J_Myre DF  |  DF Maxi
                      Ciaran_Clark DF  |  DF A_Kerzhakov
                            R_Kopa MF  |  DM A_R_Essien
                         B_Spencer MF  |  DM G_Fofana
                     Adnan_Januzaj MF  |  MF D_Pereira
                         A_Iniesta MF  |  AM O_Ruggeri
                            M_Hunt FW  |  FW E_Adebayor
                             H_Son FW  |  FW R_Chamgerlain
                                       |
                      M_De_Sanctis SUB |  SUB Helton
                            G_Bale SUB |  SUB C_Obasi
                              Xavi SUB |  SUB S_Winzor
                          Maradona SUB |  SUB P_Nedved
                          Odegaard SUB |  SUB G_Mixon

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(fcp) A_Kerzhakov runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs G_Wilkinson
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 1  :(fcp) G_Fofana can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to D_Pereira
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by G_Wilkinson
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Fofana floats the ball in!
          ...  B_Moore swings a leg at it!
          ...  Romero makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 4  :(brc) B_Spencer with a probing pass to J_Myre
          ...  J_Myre breaks clear!
          ...  He tries to take it round D_Marshall
          ...  He slips it underneath D_Marshall
          ...  He hits it towards goal!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  That puts Barcelona ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Barcelona 1-0 FC Porto ...
Min. 8  :(brc) M_Hunt runs forward
          ...  He nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  But Maxi with the fine tackle
Min. 9  :(brc) H_Son with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from A_R_Essien
          ...  H_Son gets up high for the header !
          ...  D_Marshall parries it, he follows it up
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The defence had gone walk about!
          ...  Barcelona 2-0 FC Porto ...
Min. 10 :(fcp) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems FC Porto will now be playing A
Min. 12 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to E_Adebayor
          ...  Driven towards goal by E_Adebayor !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  Romero looks relieved there!
Min. 18 :(brc) J_Myre moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Son
          ...  H_Son controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 18 :(fcp) The ball runs loose!
          ...  E_Adebayor seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  R_Kopa with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He received a good talking to from W_Collum
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with the thundering drive
          ...  Romero makes a fine save
Min. 22 :(brc) M_Hunt pushes it past the defender
          ...  O_Ruggeri tackles from behind
          ...  W_Collum just wants to lecture him
Min. 25 :(brc) J_Myre flicks it past C_Barr
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  Cleared by G_Fofana
Min. 32 :(brc) The ball rolls free!
          ...  G_Wilkinson takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  B_Moore takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 34 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  R_Kopa fouls badly
          ...  That looked malicious
Min. 36 :(brc) H_Son knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  Maxi goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 39 :(brc) R_Kopa controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs G_Fofana
          ...  He puts in M_Hunt!
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by A_R_Essien
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Myre curls it into the box!
          ...  D_Marshall reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 42 :(fcp) A_R_Essien with a simple pass to O_Ruggeri
          ...  O_Ruggeri aims for the top right corner !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  Romero palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Pereira plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Romero reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 42 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj boots it towards H_Son
          ...  A_Kerzhakov wins the ball with ease
          ...  W_Collum saw something no-one else did
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(brc) H_Son is all alone
          ...  the linesman keeps his flag down
          ...  H_Son gets his head to the ball !
          ...  D_Marshall with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 46 :(fcp) C_Barr turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with the shot on net !
          ...  Romero gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 47 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Son
          ...  A glorious effort by H_Son !
          ...  But D_Marshall just gets his fingers to that one

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Barcelona 2-0 FC Porto

Min. 46 :(fcp) D_Pereira finds O_Ruggeri in acres of space
          ...  O_Ruggeri hits the ball first time!
          ...  Romero gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 48 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 49 :(brc) H_Son takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  Fine tackle by Maxi
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 50 :(fcp) D_Pereira with a short pass to find O_Ruggeri
          ...  O_Ruggeri hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  Romero gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by Romero !!
Min. 52 :(brc) B_Spencer with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Hunt gets on the end of the pass
          ...  From long range M_Hunt bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  D_Marshall falls over
          ...  He recovers to tip it onto the post!
          ...  But it hits his back!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Unlucky!
          ...  The Barcelona fans start to taunt him now!
          ...  Barcelona 3-0 FC Porto ...
Min. 52 :(fcp) G_Fofana unselfishly heads the ball back to E_Adebayor
          ...  J_Myre with an awful challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  W_Collum reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  E_Adebayor will take it
          ...  He sends Romero the wrong way
          ...  But it has gone wide!!
          ...  Shocking miss!!
Min. 52 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He dives on the ground and his team mates follow him!!
          ...  Barcelona 3-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 58 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  O_Ruggeri strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 59 :(brc) B_Spencer beats C_Barr
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves W_Collum
          ...  But A_Kerzhakov barges him off the ball
Min. 60 :(fcp) A_R_Essien wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Moore
          ...  But G_Wilkinson spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 63 :(fcp) Up goes the substitution board - P_Nedved on for O_Ruggeri as a AM
Min. 63 :(brc) J_Myre takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by Maxi !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 63 :(fcp) B_Moore with a probing through ball R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with the side footed shot!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 65 :(brc) The Barcelona manager told his side to change to a C strategy
Min. 65 :(brc) J_Myre is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to H_Son
          ...  B_Moore knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But W_Collum just turns away!
Min. 66 :(brc) H_Son beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  H_Son tries the shot !
          ...  D_Marshall gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 68 :(fcp) C_Obasi replaces an unhappy C_Barr and will play as a DF
Min. 70 :(brc) G_Bale replaces M_Hunt to play as a DF
Min. 70 :(brc) Xavi is being prepared to come on
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(brc) Maradona is coming on for A_Iniesta and playing MF
Min. 70 :(fcp) G_Mixon is being prepared to come on
          ...  R_Chamgerlain is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 71 :(fcp) G_Mixon sidesteps B_Myre
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Ciaran_Clark with a bad challenge
          ...  W_Collum will want to speak to him
Min. 72 :(brc) Maradona is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to H_Son
          ...  H_Son tries to beat D_Marshall!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  D_Marshall is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Xavi swings it in!
          ...  D_Marshall reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 74 :(brc) G_Wilkinson with the through ball to B_Spencer
          ...  B_Spencer runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  D_Marshall makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 78 :(brc) H_Son plays a first time ball through the defence to Ciaran_Clark
          ...  Maxi pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 84 :(brc) Maradona uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  B_Moore cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 85 :(brc) G_Bale kicks A_Kerzhakov off the ball
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  He received a good talking to from W_Collum
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(brc) B_Spencer beats Maxi
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  A_Kerzhakov with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  J_Myre swings it in
          ...  Maradona takes control of it!
          ...  G_Fofana pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 90 :(brc) R_Kopa beats Maxi
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  R_Kopa with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  D_Marshall just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 92 :(fcp) Maxi leaves R_Kopa standing
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Xavi
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by A_R_Essien!
          ...  Romero easily catches it!

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


Match Details
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Venue                : Camp Nou
Attendance           : 150,000
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Barcelona Match Info
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best player          : B_Spencer (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Myre (4), H_Son (9), M_Hunt (52)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Myre (52)
Injured              : N/A
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
FC Porto Match Info
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best player          : O_Ruggeri
Scorers              : E_Adebayor (52)
Sent Off             : A_Kerzhakov (89)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Match Statistics
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             Barcelona    |    FC Porto
Attempts on Goal     :          11        |       10
Off target           :           4        |       4
On target            :           7        |       6
Possession           :          64        |       36
Corners              :           2        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          12        |       5
Key Tackles          :           3        |       12
Key Passes           :          11        |       10
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Final Score          : Barcelona 3 - 1 FC Porto
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Player Statistics - Barcelona
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Romero         GK  39   2   5   1  22 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
B_Myre         DF   1  33  14   6  30 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   1   1   0   0  18  38  48
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  95   0   0   2   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  50   5
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  11  27  10  23 |  72   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Iniesta      MF   2   6  27   7  11 |  72   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  72   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  31
H_Son          FW   2   8  10  27  20 |  95   0   0   1   0   6   1   0   0   0   0  10  47
M_De_Sanctis   GK  27   8   5   5  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Bale         DF   2  31  11   7  42 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Xavi           MF   1   5  28   9  31 |  23   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Maradona       MF   1  11  26  16  18 |  23   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Odegaard       FW   2   4   5  27  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - FC Porto
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D_Marshall     GK  39   7   5   7  14 |  95   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Moore        DF   2  30  13  11  20 |  95   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   5
C_Barr         DF   2  30  13  10  27 |  70   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Maxi           DF   1  27   8   8  22 |  95   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
A_Kerzhakov    DF   1  26  11   7  42 |  91   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  10 -10 -10
A_R_Essien     DM   1  23  20   1  23 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
G_Fofana       DM   1  17  26   7  21 |  95   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0 -20
D_Pereira      MF   3  11  27   7  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
O_Ruggeri      AM   1   9  26  22  19 |  65   0   0   1   1   4   0   0   0   0 -20   5  -8
E_Adebayor     FW   2   7   7  28  35 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  32
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  26  20 |  72   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
Helton         GK  29   1   1   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  27  11   8  39 |  25   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Winzor       DM   3  20  24  10  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Nedved       AM   1   7  25  23  17 |  30   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  27  42 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
1508959982 Produced from ESMS+ V3.35