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Elite League, Week 5

Celtic FC 0 - 0 Aberdeen

Elite League Match, Celtic FC vs. Aberdeen (Mon Nov 06)


                            Celtic FC  |  Aberdeen
                          4-1-3-1-1 E  |  4-1-4-1 C
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Malky McKay
                                       |
                         T_Flowers GK  |  GK L_Fabianski
                         B_Howedes DF  |  DF B_Bryn
                     Fernando_Mera DF  |  DF D_Burford
                          P_A_Cocu DF  |  DF J_Simunovic
                           K_Abrha DF  |  DF A_Macheda
                        C_Makelele DM  |  DM P_Niemeyer
                          K_Mizuno MF  |  MF Douglas_Costa
                       B_Bjorksson MF  |  MF R_Nainggolan
                      A_Ben_Hatira MF  |  MF Almen_Abdi
                       M_Phisbaena AM  |  MF J_McArthur
                         P_McGowan FW  |  FW J_Digweed
                                       |
                         S_Assenjo SUB |  SUB R_Locke
                          M_Britos SUB |  SUB A_Pereira
                         M_Kikuchi SUB |  SUB D_E_Boyata
                        R_V_Persie SUB |  SUB R_VD_Vaart
                         G_Puciato SUB |  SUB D_Rortugal

Referee: D_Skomina (Slovenia)


Min. 6  :(cfc) C_Makelele sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  M_Phisbaena runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from B_Bryn
Min. 15 :(abn) J_Digweed gains control of the loose ball
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  B_Bjorksson takes possession
Min. 16 :(abn) P_Niemeyer comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  P_Niemeyer hits the ball first time!
          ...  T_Flowers makes a good save
Min. 17 :(cfc) P_McGowan with electric pace
          ...  He eases past D_Burford
          ...  From long range P_McGowan bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But L_Fabianski palms it behind
          ...  D_Skomina has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 18 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu sidesteps his marker
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  P_A_Cocu with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  L_Fabianski with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 18 :(abn) Douglas_Costa bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed shapes up for a shot!
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 20 :(abn) J_Digweed runs at K_Abrha
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  J_Digweed could have let it bounce!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  T_Flowers acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Nainggolan lofts the ball in!
          ...  K_Abrha heads it away
Min. 21 :(cfc) P_McGowan sidesteps A_Macheda
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  P_McGowan chases it through, he must score !
          ...  L_Fabianski parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And L_Fabianski recovers to save!!
Min. 24 :(abn) A_Macheda cuts the ball back to J_Digweed
          ...  Cleaned up by B_Howedes
Min. 25 :(abn) Douglas_Costa feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  J_Digweed runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  J_Digweed swings in the shot!
          ...  T_Flowers with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 29 :(cfc) L_Fabianski miskicks!
          ...  M_Phisbaena is takes control of the ball!
          ...  A great volley from M_Phisbaena !
          ...  But L_Fabianski punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 32 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira with a penetrating pass to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  L_Fabianski just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 33 :(cfc) K_Mizuno finds P_McGowan on the edge of the box
          ...  A powerful shot by P_McGowan !
          ...  L_Fabianski with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 35 :(abn) P_Niemeyer breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on T_Flowers!
          ...  B_Bjorksson brings him down!
          ...  D_Skomina wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 36 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Phisbaena
          ...  R_Nainggolan with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 40 :(cfc) K_Mizuno looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to A_Ben_Hatira
          ...  Driven towards goal by A_Ben_Hatira !
          ...  L_Fabianski with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 41 :(abn) D_Burford fires over a low cross to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed with the goal bound shot!
          ...  Looks like it should be T_Flowers's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  T_Flowers looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Nainggolan plays it into the danger area!
          ...  T_Flowers makes the catch!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(cfc) K_Mizuno brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  P_McGowan gets on the end of the pass
          ...  P_McGowan lobs L_Fabianski!
          ...  But L_Fabianski stops that one easily
Min. 45 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena beats A_Macheda
          ...  M_Phisbaena with the side footed shot!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 46 :(abn) J_Simunovic controls the ball with ease
          ...  J_Simunovic with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  T_Flowers is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Douglas_Costa plays it into the danger area!
          ...  T_Flowers easily claims the ball!
Min. 49 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson leaves J_McArthur standing
          ...  B_Bjorksson with the punt towards goal!
          ...  L_Fabianski with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Mizuno lofts the ball in!
          ...  A_Macheda wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Celtic FC 0-0 Aberdeen

Min. 49 :(cfc) B_Howedes watches his team-mates pull the defenders out of position
          ...  He decides to be greedy and run into the space
          ...  He's gone right through!
          ...  A powerful shot by B_Howedes !
          ...  Looks like it should be L_Fabianski's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  L_Fabianski looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Phisbaena curls it into the box!
          ...  L_Fabianski makes the catch!
Min. 55 :(cfc) C_Makelele has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past A_Macheda
          ...  He puts in P_McGowan!
          ...  P_McGowan gets his head to the ball !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bjorksson chips the ball into the area!
          ...  B_Bryn gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 60 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  K_Mizuno gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  A_Macheda knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But D_Skomina just turns away!
Min. 61 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Burford!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  A_Ben_Hatira goes for goal !
          ...  L_Fabianski gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 70 :(cfc) M_Britos is going to be brought on
          ...  Fernando_Mera is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 70 :(cfc) C_Makelele spots K_Mizuno who is in acres of space
          ...  K_Mizuno has a dig at goal!
          ...  L_Fabianski was lucky there
Min. 70 :(abn) P_Niemeyer with the nod to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed with the header !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 71 :(cfc) B_Howedes takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  But B_Bryn slides in two footed.
          ...  D_Skomina has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 72 :(cfc) R_V_Persie is coming on for A_Ben_Hatira and playing MF
Min. 73 :(abn) a big roar from the crowd as D_Rortugal comes on for J_Digweed to play FW
Min. 73 :(cfc) K_Mizuno kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  P_McGowan gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_Simunovic gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 73 :(abn) Douglas_Costa fires over a low cross to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal breaks clear!
          ...  He tries to take it round T_Flowers
          ...  He rounds T_Flowers
          ...  He taps it towards the goal!
          ...  T_Flowers manages to get to it !!
Min. 74 :(cfc) The ball rolls free!
          ...  C_Makelele takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  C_Makelele sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But L_Fabianski with the difficult save
Min. 75 :(cfc) G_Puciato takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace P_McGowan as FW
Min. 75 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart will come on for Almen_Abdi and play MF
Min. 76 :(abn) a big roar from the crowd as A_Pereira comes on for D_Burford to play DF
Min. 79 :(cfc) R_V_Persie runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off the defender back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  R_V_Persie with the shot on net !
          ...  But L_Fabianski pulls out a save of the game
Min. 81 :(abn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  D_Rortugal is through!
          ...  D_Rortugal with the overhead !
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(abn) P_Niemeyer runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to D_Rortugal
          ...  B_Howedes with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
          ...  He received a good talking to from D_Skomina
Min. 89 :(abn) Curled in dangerously from J_McArthur to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal aims for the top right corner !
          ...  But T_Flowers makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Celtic Park
Attendance           : 120,000
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : T_Flowers
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : L_Fabianski (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Celtic FC     |    Aberdeen
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       10
Off target           :           5        |       5
On target            :          11        |       5
Possession           :          53        |       47
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       8
Key Tackles          :           2        |       5
Key Passes           :          10        |       8
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 0 - 0 Aberdeen
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Player Statistics - Celtic FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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T_Flowers      GK  39   2   2   1  27 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  31  11   8  23 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
Fernando_Mera  DF   3  30   9   8  27 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  29   7  10  30 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
K_Abrha        DF   1  28   9   6  33 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Makelele     DM   2  12  28  10  30 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
K_Mizuno       MF   1   8  32  10  28 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   5
B_Bjorksson    MF   2  10  29   7  31 |  95   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   5
A_Ben_Hatira   MF   2   6  29   8  40 |  76   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   6
M_Phisbaena    AM   2   9  13  32  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  33  16 |  79   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  22
S_Assenjo      GK  28   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Britos       DF   2  27   6   8  22 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Kikuchi      MF   1  14  26   8  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  27  13  31 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  28  42 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Aberdeen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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L_Fabianski    GK  39   8   4   7  14 |  95  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0   0
B_Bryn         DF   2  30   8   8  31 |  95   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
D_Burford      DF   1  28  13   5  12 |  80   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
J_Simunovic    DF   3  28   7   7  21 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
A_Macheda      DF   3  28   5   6  42 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
P_Niemeyer     DM   1  17  27   5  22 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
Douglas_Costa  MF   2   8  29  11  42 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
R_Nainggolan   MF   1   7  28   5  23 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  27  11  30 |  79   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  27   7  12 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Digweed      FW   1   8   9  30  19 |  77   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  13
R_Locke        GK  36   2   4   4  15 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Pereira      DF   2  28  12   7  14 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  26  10   8  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  27   8  24 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  28  21 |  18   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
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