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Elite League Cup Match 2

Celtic FC 0 - 1 Barcelona

Elite League Cup Groups Match 2, Celtic FC vs. Barcelona (Wed Nov 21)


                            Celtic FC  |  Barcelona
                            3-1-4-2 A  |  5-4-1 A
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                         T_Flowers GK  |  GK M_Zetterer
                        H_Bellerin DF  |  DF G_Bale
                          M_Britos DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                       C_Metzelder DF  |  DF Ciaran_Clark
                        C_Makelele DM  |  DF J_Miranda
                          T_Muller MF  |  DF D_Rose
                          L_Holtby MF  |  MF R_Kopa
                          B_Harley MF  |  MF B_Spencer
                        N_Chalobah MF  |  MF Xavi
                         P_McGowan FW  |  MF Adnan_Januzaj
                           D_Harry FW  |  FW M_Hunt
                                       |
                         S_Assenjo SUB |  SUB N_Douchez
                         B_Howedes SUB |  SUB J_Myre
                          Henrique SUB |  SUB Maradona
                        R_V_Persie SUB |  SUB H_Son
                       M_Phisbaena SUB |  SUB Amauri

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(brc) R_Kopa floats the ball in to find Ciaran_Clark
          ...  A left-footer by Ciaran_Clark !
          ...  But T_Flowers punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 8  :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt is miles offside!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  T_Flowers tries to close down the angle
          ...  He lobs it over T_Flowers
          ...  It just didn't dip quickly enough!!
Min. 10 :(brc) T_Flowers miss-kicks!
          ...  G_Wilkinson is through!
          ...  G_Wilkinson gets up high for the header !
          ...  T_Flowers was lucky there
Min. 11 :(cfc) B_Harley knocks the ball past J_Miranda
          ...  B_Harley belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 11 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  B_Harley with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!! or f$k OFF!! cant make it out
          ...  W_Collum calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Stuart Neilson looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj plays it short to Ciaran_Clark
          ...  Ciaran_Clark from 20 yards !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Xavi
          ...  Ciaran_Clark gets something on it!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And T_Flowers reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Adnan_Januzaj!
          ...  The ball comes to D_Rose
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  The shot slips through T_Flowers's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 11 :(cfc) C_Makelele sprints forward with the ball
          ...  B_Spencer rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  W_Collum ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Bryngar Myre looks relieved
Min. 12 :(brc) R_Kopa reads the run of G_Bale
          ...  D_Harry fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  J_Miranda floats it forward
          ...  M_Hunt latches onto the end of it
          ...  M_Hunt tries to chip the ball over M_Zetterer!
          ...  But T_Flowers makes a fine save
Min. 14 :(cfc) C_Makelele takes advantage of a bad back pass
          ...  Ciaran_Clark fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 15 :(brc) M_Hunt knocks it past T_Muller and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  M_Hunt aims for the top right corner !
          ...  But T_Flowers punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by G_Wilkinson
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Flowers
Min. 17 :(brc) Xavi holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 19 :(brc) M_Hunt rushes through the defence
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  H_Bellerin belts it clear
Min. 20 :(brc) G_Bale with the nod to Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj attempts to drive it home!
          ...  T_Flowers goes down well to save
Min. 21 :(cfc) N_Chalobah hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  P_McGowan latches onto it!
          ...  P_McGowan with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  Saved by M_Zetterer
Min. 21 :(cfc) B_Harley retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  P_McGowan latches onto the end of it
          ...  Ciaran_Clark body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  W_Collum calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  D_Harry bends it round the wall
          ...  M_Zetterer is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 22 :(cfc) N_Chalobah leaves G_Wilkinson standing
          ...  N_Chalobah aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  The shot slips through M_Zetterer's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 23 :(brc) M_Hunt runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  M_Hunt goes for the top corner !
          ...  T_Flowers makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 26 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt gets up high for the header !
          ...  But T_Flowers makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 27 :(cfc) C_Makelele can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to D_Harry
          ...  D_Rose is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 28 :(cfc) C_Makelele pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  D_Harry is clean through!
          ...  G_Bale stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 29 :(cfc) C_Makelele runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_McGowan
          ...  Blocked by G_Bale
Min. 31 :(cfc) T_Muller finds M_Britos in the box
          ...  D_Rose knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But W_Collum just turns away!
Min. 32 :(cfc) B_Harley boots it towards P_McGowan
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  W_Collum calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Bryngar Myre looks relieved
Min. 34 :(cfc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  C_Makelele is through!
          ...  G_Bale reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 35 :(cfc) T_Muller sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  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. 35 :(brc) G_Bale lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  Xavi latches on to it
          ...  Xavi heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  But T_Flowers stops that one easily
Min. 38 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  T_Flowers blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 41 :(brc) Xavi hoofs it up field to find Adnan_Januzaj
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with the cheeky shot!
          ...  T_Flowers with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 42 :(cfc) M_Britos floats the ball in to find D_Harry
          ...  D_Harry with the goal bound shot!
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(cfc) D_Harry with a real burst of pace
          ...  D_Harry unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  M_Zetterer makes himself big and wins the ball
Min. 43 :(brc) G_Bale with a 50-yard pass to B_Spencer
          ...  A powerful header from B_Spencer !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  T_Flowers watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 46 :(brc) B_Spencer crosses in from the wing, he finds Xavi in the box
          ...  H_Bellerin with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.

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

Min. 46 :(brc) B_Spencer runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to J_Miranda
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  M_Britos hits it out for a throw
Min. 47 :(brc) M_Hunt barges M_Britos off the ball
          ...  M_Hunt uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  T_Flowers saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 48 :(cfc) C_Makelele plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_McGowan decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Celtic FC players
Min. 49 :(cfc) T_Muller skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 53 :(cfc) N_Chalobah with an incisive pass to P_McGowan
          ...  The cross hits P_McGowan on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 53 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  M_Hunt decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  M_Hunt has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj curls it into the box!
          ...  T_Flowers reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 60 :(cfc) B_Howedes replaces H_Bellerin and will play DF
Min. 60 :(cfc) R_V_Persie is going to be brought on
          ...  L_Holtby is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 64 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj runs at the defence
          ...  C_Metzelder slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 66 :(cfc) B_Harley is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to D_Harry
          ...  G_Bale with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  W_Collum shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 67 :(brc) Xavi unselfishly lays the ball back to M_Hunt
          ...  D_Harry with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  W_Collum wants a quiet word
Min. 68 :(brc) B_Spencer looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt with a bicycle kick !
          ...  T_Flowers parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 69 :(brc) Xavi with the first time pass to R_Kopa
          ...  M_Britos takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 70 :(cfc) N_Chalobah with a precise ball to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan swings in the shot!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  M_Zetterer tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Makelele plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It comes to P_McGowan
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 72 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj slides it through the middle to J_Miranda
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by N_Chalobah
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Spencer drives it into the box!
          ...  B_Howedes reads it
          ...  He clears the danger
Min. 75 :(brc) H_Son will replace the useless G_Bale and will play FW
Min. 75 :(brc) Amauri is being brought on
          ...  R_Kopa is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 75 :(brc) Maradona is being brought on
          ...  Xavi is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play AM
Min. 75 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  B_Howedes with the tackle
Min. 79 :(brc) G_Wilkinson cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt attempts a low drive!
          ...  T_Flowers saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 80 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena is ready to come on to replace N_Chalobah
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 80 :(brc) M_Hunt has it on the edge of the box
          ...  M_Britos brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But W_Collum waves play on!!!
Min. 81 :(brc) The ball runs loose!
          ...  H_Son seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  H_Son hits a crisp volley!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He puts his hands to his ears!!
          ...  He is winding the Celtic FC fans up!!
          ...  They greet the gesture with jeers!
          ...  Have Barcelona stolen the win late on with that goal?
          ...  Celtic FC 0-1 Barcelona ...
Min. 82 :(cfc) Celtic FC's manager orders his side to play P
Min. 82 :(brc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Barcelona will now be playing D
Min. 87 :(brc) B_Spencer passes the ball to H_Son
          ...  But B_Howedes wins the tackle
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(brc) H_Son has space to run with the ball
          ...  C_Makelele with an ugly foul
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Celtic Park
Attendance           : 150,000
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : T_Flowers
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Harry (12), C_Makelele (88)
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : M_Hunt (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : H_Son (81)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Ciaran_Clark (14), G_Bale (66)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Celtic FC     |    Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :          11        |       21
Off target           :           8        |       6
On target            :           3        |       15
Possession           :          37        |       63
Corners              :           1        |       5
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       14
Key Tackles          :           9        |       4
Key Passes           :          13        |       18
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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 |  93  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
H_Bellerin     DF   1  28  10  10  23 |  61   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -20
M_Britos       DF   2  28   6   8  22 |  93   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  27   8   8  30 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Makelele     DM   2  12  29  10  30 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
T_Muller       MF   3   9  28  10  32 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  28   8  21 |  61   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Harley       MF   1   7  25   6  33 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
N_Chalobah     MF   2   7  22   4  24 |  81   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  34  16 |  93   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  24
D_Harry        FW   2   9   8  25  33 |  93   0   0   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  10
S_Assenjo      GK  29   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  33  11   8  23 |  32   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -20 -20
Henrique       DF   1  29  12   8  29 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  29  13  31 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  13  33  32 |  12   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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M_Zetterer     GK  39   3   3   3  32 |  93   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
G_Bale         DF   2  33  12   7  42 |  76   0   3   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  58  28  -2
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  31  10   8  31 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  30   9   8  24 |  93   0   0   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  38  -2  19
J_Miranda      DF   2  29  11   7  21 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Rose         DF   1  26  10   7  22 |  93   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
R_Kopa         MF   2  15  33   8  23 |  76   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40  20
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  30  13  31 |  93   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |  76   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  60  30
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  12  28  10  23 |  93   0   0   4   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  40  30
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  37  33 |  93   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0   0   0   0  73
N_Douchez      GK  38   2   2   7  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Myre         DF   2  30   9   8  39 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maradona       AM   1  11  27  17  18 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Son          FW   2   9  11  29  20 |  17   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  28  29 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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