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Elite League, Week 6

Celtic FC 0 - 1 Barcelona

Elite League Match, Celtic FC vs. Barcelona (Mon Nov 13)


                            Celtic FC  |  Barcelona
                          4-1-3-1-1 A  |  5-4-1 P
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                         T_Flowers GK  |  GK Romero
                         B_Howedes DF  |  DF B_Myre
                            N_Wade DF  |  DF G_Bale
                          P_A_Cocu DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                           K_Abrha DF  |  DF J_Myre
                       B_Bjorksson DM  |  DF J_Miranda
                          K_Mizuno MF  |  MF R_Kopa
                      A_Ben_Hatira MF  |  MF B_Spencer
                        R_V_Persie MF  |  MF Xavi
                       M_Phisbaena AM  |  MF Adnan_Januzaj
                         P_McGowan FW  |  FW M_Hunt
                                       |
                         S_Assenjo SUB |  SUB M_De_Sanctis
                          M_Britos SUB |  SUB Ciaran_Clark
                         K_Femenia SUB |  SUB Maradona
                        C_Makelele SUB |  SUB H_Son
                         G_Puciato SUB |  SUB Odegaard

Referee: F_De_Bleeckere (Belgium)


Min. 1  :(brc) M_Hunt flicks it past R_V_Persie
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  M_Phisbaena with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 2  :(brc) G_Wilkinson cuts the ball back to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 5  :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira with a neat pass into M_Phisbaena
          ...  But G_Bale comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 5  :(brc) G_Bale holds the ball up
          ...  He sees R_Kopa in space!
          ...  R_Kopa with the strike !
          ...  T_Flowers gathers it comfortably
Min. 6  :(brc) B_Spencer unselfishly heads the ball back to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt swings in the shot!
          ...  T_Flowers parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 9  :(cfc) M_Phisbaena runs with pace at the defence
          ...  M_Phisbaena has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  But Romero makes a fine save
Min. 9  :(brc) M_Hunt takes advantage of a mistake by N_Wade
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  But K_Abrha sweeps up the threat
Min. 13 :(brc) R_Kopa flicks it over B_Howedes and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  But P_A_Cocu wins the ball
Min. 15 :(brc) M_Hunt runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  N_Wade with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he was unlucky there, deserve a booking only!
Min. 15 :(cfc) M_Britos is coming on and P_McGowan is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play DF
Min. 19 :(cfc) K_Mizuno sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  K_Mizuno looks to see where Romero is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Romero tips it over his bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bjorksson drives it into the box!
          ...  Romero easily claims the ball!
Min. 22 :(brc) J_Miranda with the header on
          ...  He finds M_Hunt in space
          ...  M_Britos reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by R_Kopa
          ...  It is kicked away by K_Abrha
Min. 25 :(brc) R_Kopa runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  M_Hunt latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  R_V_Persie with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 26 :(cfc) K_Mizuno brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  M_Phisbaena makes himself available
          ...  G_Wilkinson forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Mizuno plays it towards the near post!
          ...  The ball finds its way to A_Ben_Hatira
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  Romero is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Howedes drives it into the box!
          ...  Romero reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 28 :(cfc) R_V_Persie 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!
          ...  G_Bale takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 29 :(brc) R_Kopa hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  M_Hunt latches onto it!
          ...  R_V_Persie beats him to the ball
Min. 30 :(brc) Barcelona will now play C after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 31 :(cfc) K_Mizuno knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  K_Mizuno aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  Romero blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 31 :(brc) Xavi with a probing through ball M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt from 20 yards !
          ...  But T_Flowers punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 33 :(cfc) K_Mizuno with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  B_Spencer is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  Romero misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bjorksson floats the ball in!
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets a shot in
          ...  Romero gets his fingertips to it
Min. 33 :(brc) J_Miranda runs forward
          ...  P_A_Cocu makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

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

Min. 46 :(cfc) K_Mizuno leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to R_V_Persie
          ...  R_V_Persie with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Romero with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 46 :(brc) R_Kopa takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Hunt
          ...  B_Howedes takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere gave him a strong warning
Min. 47 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu has it now
          ...  He takes on J_Miranda
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in B_Bjorksson!
          ...  J_Myre reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 49 :(brc) B_Myre has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past B_Bjorksson
          ...  He puts in R_Kopa!
          ...  B_Bjorksson with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will just give him a speaking to
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere gives a PENALTY !!
          ...  M_Hunt with the spot kick
          ...  T_Flowers dives and saves it!!
Min. 50 :(brc) The Barcelona manager told his side to change to a P strategy
Min. 50 :(cfc) R_V_Persie kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Phisbaena with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 55 :(brc) G_Bale finds his way through
          ...  That was sheer effort
          ...  G_Bale with a thundering drive!
          ...  T_Flowers with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 58 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira holds the ball up
          ...  He sees M_Phisbaena in space!
          ...  G_Wilkinson fouls badly
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will want to speak to him
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 60 :(brc) G_Bale kicks A_Ben_Hatira off the ball
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  He's off!!
Min. 63 :(cfc) M_Britos with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past B_Myre
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by J_Miranda
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 64 :(brc) B_Spencer plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  B_Myre decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  A great volley from B_Myre !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He kicks the sponsor hoarding in delight!
          ...  Barcelona go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Celtic FC 0-1 Barcelona ...
Min. 65 :(cfc) It seems Celtic FC are making a tactical change to P
Min. 65 :(brc) Barcelona are switching their playing style to C
Min. 66 :(brc) Xavi with a 40-yard pass to R_Kopa
          ...  A_Ben_Hatira with a bad challenge
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will want to speak to him
Min. 67 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena takes advantage of a mistake by B_Myre
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  M_Phisbaena with the cheeky shot!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 70 :(brc) a big roar from the crowd as Ciaran_Clark comes on for B_Myre to play DF
Min. 70 :(brc) Maradona is going to be brought on
          ...  R_Kopa is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 71 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  A_Ben_Hatira is unmarked
          ...  The cross hits A_Ben_Hatira on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 72 :(cfc) C_Makelele replaces A_Ben_Hatira and will play MF
Min. 72 :(cfc) K_Mizuno flicks the ball through
          ...  M_Phisbaena runs onto it!
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  J_Miranda picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 73 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Ciaran_Clark
          ...  Ciaran_Clark sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  T_Flowers is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Miranda floats the ball in!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Flowers
Min. 75 :(brc) H_Son is being prepared to come on
          ...  M_Hunt is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 76 :(brc) H_Son knocks it past M_Phisbaena and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  P_A_Cocu fouls badly
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 77 :(cfc) M_Britos is first to the ball
          ...  H_Son with a nasty foul
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will want to speak to him
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 78 :(brc) Maradona passes the ball to H_Son
          ...  M_Britos brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But F_De_Bleeckere waves play on!!!
Min. 86 :(cfc) R_V_Persie knocks it past J_Miranda and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  G_Wilkinson reads the play well
Min. 87 :(cfc) K_Mizuno slides it through the middle to B_Bjorksson
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by J_Miranda
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by C_Makelele!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Romero
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(cfc) K_Mizuno with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere wants a quiet word
Min. 92 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson has it now
          ...  He takes on Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in M_Phisbaena!
          ...  J_Myre reads the game well and cuts out the pass!

*************  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          : K_Mizuno (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N_Wade (15)
Booked               : M_Phisbaena (1), P_A_Cocu (76)
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : J_Miranda
Scorers              : B_Myre (64)
Sent Off             : G_Bale (60)
Booked               : H_Son (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Celtic FC    |   Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       7
Off target           :           4        |       2
On target            :           5        |       5
Possession           :          41        |       59
Corners              :           5        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       12
Key Tackles          :           7        |       10
Key Passes           :          12        |       12
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 0 - 1 Barcelona
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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 |  94   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  31  11   8  23 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Wade         DF   2  30   9   6  25 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  29   7  11  30 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  38   8  -2
K_Abrha        DF   1  28   9   6  33 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
B_Bjorksson    DM   2  11  29   7  31 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
K_Mizuno       MF   1   8  32  10  28 |  94   0   0   5   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  50  10
A_Ben_Hatira   MF   2   6  29   8  40 |  73   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   2
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  28  13  31 |  94   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20 -10 -15
M_Phisbaena    AM   2   9  13  32  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   4   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  10
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  33  16 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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 |  79   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -20
K_Femenia      DF   3  25   8   6  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  28  10  30 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  28  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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 |  94   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
B_Myre         DF   1  33  14   6  30 |  71   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  30
G_Bale         DF   2  31  11   7  42 |  61   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   1   0  30   0  -5
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_Miranda      DF   2  27  10   7  21 |  94   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  30  20
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  71   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  94   0   1   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  35   0
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  11  27  10  23 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  76   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  36
M_De_Sanctis   GK  27   8   5   5  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Maradona       MF   1  11  26  16  18 |  23   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
H_Son          FW   2   8  10  27  20 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
Odegaard       FW   2   4   5  27  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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