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Elite League Cup 2nd Round

Barcelona 5 - 1 Manchester City

Elite League Cup 2nd Round Match, Barcelona vs. Manchester City (Tue Dec 19)


                            Barcelona  |  Manchester City
                              5-3-2 P  |  4-4-2 T
                         Bryngar Myre  |  Scott Matthews
                                       |
                            Romero GK  |  GK S_Scuffet
                            B_Myre DF  |  DF K_Rekik
                            G_Bale DF  |  DF W_Reid
                       G_Wilkinson DF  |  DF P_Zabaleta
                            J_Myre DF  |  DF M_Rojo
                         J_Miranda DF  |  MF L_Diame
                            R_Kopa MF  |  MF Jinky
                         B_Spencer MF  |  MF Eduardo
                     Adnan_Januzaj MF  |  MF V_Anite
                             H_Son FW  |  FW G_Botti
                          Odegaard FW  |  FW A_Langlitz
                                       |
                        Pepe_Reina SUB |  SUB P_Out
                      Ciaran_Clark SUB |  SUB D_Boyata
                      L_Gasparotto SUB |  SUB Quintero
                              Xavi SUB |  SUB M_Skiba
                            M_Hunt SUB |  SUB J_Pozo

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 2  :(brc) R_Kopa holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to G_Wilkinson
          ...  G_Wilkinson curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  S_Scuffet makes himself big and wins the ball
Min. 3  :(brc) R_Kopa hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  H_Son collects the loose ball!
          ...  Intercepted by K_Rekik
Min. 6  :(brc) R_Kopa has it now
          ...  He takes on M_Rojo
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in G_Wilkinson!
          ...  G_Wilkinson with the side footed shot!
          ...  S_Scuffet gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by S_Scuffet !!
Min. 7  :(brc) B_Spencer holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Odegaard
          ...  Odegaard with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  S_Scuffet with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 8  :(brc) J_Myre drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Odegaard
          ...  Odegaard is through on goal!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  He just has S_Scuffet to beat
          ...  He dinks it over S_Scuffet
          ...  It goes wide!!
Min. 9  :(brc) J_Myre is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Odegaard
          ...  W_Reid plays the back pass
          ...  S_Scuffet can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Bale plays it into the danger area!
          ...  S_Scuffet easily catches it!
Min. 9  :(mnc) V_Anite threads the through ball to K_Rekik
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj fouls badly
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  N_Alexander looks across to his assistant!
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  G_Botti places the ball on the spot!
          ...  Romero dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  That's given Manchester City the lead!
          ...  Barcelona 0-1 Manchester City...
Min. 17 :(mnc) Jinky brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Langlitz!
          ...  The ball hits J_Miranda in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 18 :(brc) B_Myre nutmegs K_Rekik
          ...  B_Myre unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 18 :(mnc) V_Anite finds G_Botti on the edge of the box
          ...  J_Myre makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo crosses it in!
          ...  B_Myre gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 24 :(brc) H_Son looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  H_Son with a little chip!
          ...  But S_Scuffet parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 25 :(brc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  R_Kopa is through!
          ...  R_Kopa with the crafty shot!
          ...  But S_Scuffet punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that S_Scuffet got a touch
Min. 33 :(mnc) Jinky is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to W_Reid
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by B_Myre !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 34 :(mnc) Eduardo hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  A_Langlitz collects the loose ball!
          ...  J_Myre clears with a diving header
Min. 35 :(brc) Barcelona restructured their strategy to C
Min. 39 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to H_Son
          ...  H_Son drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with S_Scuffet
          ...  He rounds S_Scuffet
          ...  He has been pushed wide!
          ...  He shoots from a tight angle
          ...  It hits post!!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Barcelona have squared things up with that goal!
          ...  Barcelona 1-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(brc) B_Myre with a flashy move
          ...  K_Rekik wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 49 :(mnc) G_Botti breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Romero!
          ...  B_Spencer brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  N_Alexander reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  G_Botti hits it hard
          ...  Romero is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  Romero looks very relieved!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Barcelona 1-1 Manchester City

Min. 49 :(brc) R_Kopa with a simple pass to B_Spencer
          ...  B_Spencer with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  In off the post
          ...  Barcelona go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Barcelona 2-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 50 :(mnc) A_Langlitz sidesteps G_Wilkinson
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  A_Langlitz gets up high for the header !
          ...  Romero makes himself big and wins the ball
Min. 51 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs M_Rojo
          ...  He puts in J_Myre!
          ...  J_Myre with a thundering drive!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 53 :(brc) R_Kopa leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj bears down on goal!
          ...  But S_Scuffet parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 53 :(brc) Odegaard with the mazy run
          ...  A_Langlitz had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 56 :(brc) H_Son sidesteps M_Rojo
          ...  A powerful shot by H_Son !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 58 :(brc) B_Myre slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  A team mate overlaps him now
          ...  He uses his team mates run as a decoy and heads towards the goal!
          ...  K_Rekik with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  Odegaard hits it over the wall
          ...  S_Scuffet with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 59 :(brc) B_Spencer has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past M_Rojo
          ...  He knocks it to J_Myre!
          ...  J_Myre heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 60 :(mnc) A_Langlitz runs with pace at the defence
          ...  But B_Spencer wins the ball
Min. 61 :(mnc) A_Langlitz is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  Odegaard gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 62 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  R_Kopa gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  R_Kopa with the chance !
          ...  The shot slips through S_Scuffet's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 68 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to J_Miranda
          ...  J_Miranda sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But S_Scuffet pulls out a save of the game
Min. 70 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark is coming on for J_Myre and will play DF
Min. 70 :(brc) L_Gasparotto is being brought on
          ...  H_Son is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 70 :(brc) M_Hunt takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace Odegaard
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 70 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj 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
          ...  M_Hunt with the shot !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  S_Scuffet never had a chance!
Min. 70 :(mnc) G_Botti nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  G_Wilkinson with a nasty foul
          ...  N_Alexander reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 71 :(brc) G_Wilkinson looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to M_Hunt
          ...  An audacious effort from M_Hunt !
          ...  S_Scuffet has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  S_Scuffet reacts well to save!!!
Min. 73 :(mnc) Eduardo is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to Jinky
          ...  But L_Gasparotto slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 74 :(mnc) A_Langlitz takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  G_Wilkinson belts it clear
Min. 76 :(brc) M_Hunt times his run well
          ...  M_Hunt rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 77 :(mnc) Jinky skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to W_Reid
          ...  G_Bale swings an elbow at his opponent!!
          ...  That looked nasty!
          ...  N_Alexander lectures him
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  L_Diame knocks it forward
          ...  A_Langlitz gets on the end of it
          ...  G_Wilkinson with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 77 :(mnc) V_Anite sidesteps J_Miranda
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  M_Hunt read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 78 :(mnc) G_Botti nutmegs the defender
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by B_Myre
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 79 :(brc) G_Wilkinson with the towering header to G_Bale
          ...  G_Bale with the punt towards goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a cheeky finish!
          ...  The Barcelona fans sing his praises!
          ...  Barcelona 3-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 80 :(brc) B_Myre is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  B_Myre attempts a low drive!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  S_Scuffet was well beaten there!
          ...  Barcelona 4-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 80 :(mnc) G_Botti takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from L_Gasparotto
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Jinky chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Romero
Min. 84 :(mnc) Jinky turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to A_Langlitz
          ...  B_Myre wins the ball
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(brc) B_Spencer unselfishly heads the ball back to J_Miranda
          ...  J_Miranda with a bicycle kick !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Spencer drives it into the box!
          ...  W_Reid heads it away
Min. 88 :(mnc) A_Langlitz beats G_Bale
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Ciaran_Clark with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 90 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  J_Miranda gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Miranda fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs to the corner and dives on his belly
          ...  Barcelona 5-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 91 :(brc) R_Kopa with a precise pass to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 91 :(mnc) Jinky takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  Ciaran_Clark steals the ball of off him

*************  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          : Adnan_Januzaj (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : H_Son (39), B_Spencer (49), G_Bale (79), B_Myre (80), J_Miranda (90)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Adnan_Januzaj (9), B_Spencer (49), G_Wilkinson (70)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : G_Botti
Scorers              : G_Botti (9 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Langlitz (53)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Barcelona     | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :          24        |       3
Off target           :          10        |       1
On target            :          14        |       2
Possession           :          66        |       34
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       0
Fouls                :          14        |       12
Key Tackles          :          14        |       3
Key Passes           :          19        |       8
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Final Score          : Barcelona 5 - 1 Manchester City
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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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Romero         GK  39   2   5   1  22 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Myre         DF   1  33  14   6  30 |  95   0   4   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  80   0  31
G_Bale         DF   2  31  11   7  42 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  95   0   2   2   1   2   0   1   0   0  38  33   8
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  74   0   2   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  60  40  22
J_Miranda      DF   2  27  11   7  21 |  95   0   1   0   0   3   1   0   0   0  20   0  36
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  95   0   0   6   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  75   6
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  95   0   1   3   0   1   1   1   0   0  18  28  28
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  11  27  10  23 |  95   0   0   6   2   1   0   1   0   0  -2  88   3
H_Son          FW   2   8  10  27  20 |  74   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  36
Odegaard       FW   2   4   5  27  31 |  74   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  11
Pepe_Reina     GK  27   2   1   1  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |  21   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
L_Gasparotto   DF   3  25   8   7  23 |  21   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  21   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  20   0   8

Player Statistics - Manchester City
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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S_Scuffet      GK  39   5   1   4  41 |  95  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Rekik        DF   1  26   7   2  12 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -20
W_Reid         DF   2  25   6   9  41 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
P_Zabaleta     DF   2  25   4   1  27 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Rojo         DF   1  24   6   8  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Diame        MF   1  10  29   5  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jinky          MF   3   8  28   8  41 |  95   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
Eduardo        MF   2   7  27   8  21 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
V_Anite        MF   2   7  21   9  33 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0 -20
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  28  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  31
A_Langlitz     FW   3   7  11  27  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   3
P_Out          GK  12   5   4   7  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Boyata       DF   2  23   6  10  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Quintero       DF   2   9  20  16  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        MF   1   7   8  23  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Pozo         FW   2   9   6  22  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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