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June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1

Celtic FC 5 - 1 Chelsea

June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1, Celtic FC vs. Chelsea (Wed May 13)


                            Celtic FC  |  Chelsea
                            4-1-3-2 P  |  4-3-1-2 P
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Ian McNamara
                                       |
                           H_Gomes GK  |  GK C_Gordon
                         B_Howedes DF  |  DF J_A_Boumsong
                          P_A_Cocu DF  |  DF Ian_David_Mc
                       C_Metzelder DF  |  DF M_Manz
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF D_Williams
                           A_Pirlo DM  |  MF B_Charlton
                        R_V_Persie MF  |  MF Valverde
                          L_Holtby MF  |  MF T_Cairney
                        N_Chalobah MF  |  AM Adriano
                         P_McGowan FW  |  FW R_M_Perry
                       L_Griffiths FW  |  FW R_Field
                                       |
                        P_Dahlberg SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                        H_Bellerin SUB |  SUB S_Hodges
                        M_Cassetti SUB |  SUB S_Hamilton
                          A_Cejudo SUB |  SUB M_Skiba
                           M_McKay SUB |  SUB Sobhi

Referee: C_V_Carballo (Spain)


Min. 4  :(cfc) A_Pirlo with the dribble
          ...  D_Williams is easily beaten
          ...  A_Pirlo has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  C_Gordon looks dejected
          ...  Celtic FC go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Celtic FC 1-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 4  :(chs) T_Cairney beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  T_Cairney with the strike !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It was a top drawer goal
          ...  Equaliser, the crowd goes wild!
          ...  Celtic FC 1-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 8  :(chs) The ball runs loose!
          ...  Ian_David_Mc seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  L_Holtby with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  He's in trouble!!
          ...  He could be sent off for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He was lucky to get away with that!
Min. 10 :(cfc) P_McGowan flicks it past M_Manz
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  P_McGowan with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  C_Gordon gets up well to catch that one
Min. 11 :(cfc) L_Holtby with a 40-yard pass to B_Howedes
          ...  B_Howedes gets his head to the ball !
          ...  C_Gordon gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 12 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past D_Williams
          ...  He knocks it to J_A_Riise!
          ...  J_A_Riise tries to beat C_Gordon!
          ...  But C_Gordon makes a fine save
Min. 14 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu sidesteps R_M_Perry
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from D_Williams
Min. 14 :(chs) A defence splitting pass from T_Cairney to R_Field
          ...  But J_A_Riise wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but C_V_Carballo has none of it.
Min. 17 :(cfc) N_Chalobah finds P_A_Cocu in the box
          ...  P_A_Cocu throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  C_Gordon was left standing
          ...  That's given Celtic FC the advantage!
          ...  Celtic FC 2-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 17 :(chs) B_Charlton holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Field
          ...  P_A_Cocu with the block
Min. 21 :(cfc) L_Griffiths turns past Ian_David_Mc
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  Valverde fouls badly
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  C_V_Carballo calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 23 :(cfc) L_Holtby has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past M_Manz
          ...  He puts in B_Howedes!
          ...  B_Howedes cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  C_Gordon never had a chance!
Min. 23 :(chs) Adriano with a 50-yard pass to R_Field
          ...  P_A_Cocu with an over the top challenge
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Stuart Neilson looks relieved
          ...  Ian McNamara is far from happy with that decision
Min. 25 :(cfc) A_Pirlo has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Ian_David_Mc
          ...  He puts in L_Griffiths!
          ...  L_Griffiths with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But C_Gordon makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 27 :(cfc) L_Holtby gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to L_Griffiths
          ...  D_Williams cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 31 :(cfc) C_Metzelder sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  P_McGowan runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  P_McGowan attempts the shot!
          ...  But C_Gordon reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 33 :(cfc) R_V_Persie knocks it forward
          ...  M_Manz slips
          ...  P_McGowan gets to it!
          ...  P_McGowan is clean through!
          ...  He tries to take it round C_Gordon
          ...  He dinks it over C_Gordon
          ...  Its heading in!
          ...  D_Williams somehow gets back to hack it off the line!!
Min. 37 :(cfc) P_McGowan takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  M_Manz fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  C_V_Carballo called him over for a strong verbal warning
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  It looks as though L_Griffiths will take it
          ...  He sends C_Gordon the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Celtic FC 3-1 Chelsea...
Min. 38 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu picks out P_McGowan with the cross
          ...  P_McGowan throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 40 :(chs) B_Charlton takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from J_A_Riise
Min. 42 :(cfc) L_Holtby has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past R_Field
          ...  He puts in L_Griffiths!
          ...  L_Griffiths has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He grabs the corner flag and pretends to sing!
          ...  Celtic FC 4-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(cfc) N_Chalobah crosses in from the wing, he finds P_McGowan in the box
          ...  D_Williams with a superb challenge
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  L_Griffiths drives it in
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_A_Cocu hits it towards the far post!
          ...  C_Gordon jumps well to claim it!
Min. 44 :(chs) Valverde looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  Adriano receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  A wicked drive by Adriano !
          ...  H_Gomes blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 48 :(cfc) L_Holtby whips the ball across to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths sees C_Gordon off his line !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  C_Gordon never had a chance!
Min. 48 :(cfc) L_Griffiths breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on C_Gordon!
          ...  Ian_David_Mc brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  C_V_Carballo reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Celtic FC 4-1 Chelsea

Min. 46 :(cfc) L_Griffiths knocks the ball past the lunge of M_Manz
          ...  L_Griffiths tries to beat C_Gordon!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 50 :(cfc) J_A_Riise skips the challenge from M_Manz
          ...  J_A_Riise has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 51 :(cfc) L_Holtby back heels to find P_McGowan in space
          ...  P_McGowan controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  His manager looks unmoved
          ...  Celtic FC 5-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 55 :(chs) B_Charlton retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  R_Field gets on the end of it
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from P_A_Cocu
Min. 59 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths hits a curling shot!
          ...  C_Gordon gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!
Min. 59 :(chs) T_Cairney crosses in from the wing, he finds Adriano in the box
          ...  But C_Metzelder sweeps up the threat
Min. 61 :(chs) T_Cairney squares it to R_M_Perry
          ...  L_Holtby fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 65 :(cfc) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  M_McKay will come on for P_McGowan and play MF
Min. 67 :(cfc) L_Griffiths with the dribble
          ...  D_Williams is easily beaten
          ...  D_Williams reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 68 :(cfc) M_McKay runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Howedes
          ...  But D_Williams wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 69 :(cfc) L_Holtby has it now
          ...  He takes on D_Williams
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in M_McKay!
          ...  But Adriano barges him off the ball
Min. 70 :(chs) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  S_Hodges will come on for J_A_Boumsong and play DF
Min. 70 :(chs) S_Hamilton is being brought on
          ...  Adriano is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DM
Min. 70 :(chs) Sobhi replaces R_M_Perry and will play FW
Min. 70 :(cfc) M_McKay 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!
          ...  M_McKay aims for the top right corner !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Chalobah floats the ball in!
          ...  L_Holtby loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  But C_Gordon dives to his left
          ...  I think C_Gordon just got a hand on that one
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 75 :(cfc) M_Cassetti takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace P_A_Cocu
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 77 :(cfc) R_V_Persie makes the tackle
          ...  He gets to his feet quickly
          ...  He's beat the defender to the ball
          ...  Cleared by S_Hodges
Min. 78 :(cfc) A_Cejudo replaces an unhappy N_Chalobah and will play as a MF
Min. 78 :(cfc) M_McKay back heels to find C_Metzelder in space
          ...  S_Hodges reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises
Min. 81 :(cfc) R_V_Persie curls the ball out wide to J_A_Riise
          ...  J_A_Riise with a terrific drive !
          ...  C_Gordon falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 81 :(chs) S_Hamilton off the woodwork.
          ...  Valverde picks up the deflection
          ...  M_Cassetti slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 83 :(cfc) A_Cejudo backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  C_Metzelder latches onto the end of it
          ...  C_Metzelder uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  C_Gordon gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 83 :(chs) A defence splitting pass from R_Field to B_Charlton
          ...  B_Howedes knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But C_V_Carballo just turns away!
Min. 85 :(chs) M_Manz runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  M_Manz with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 87 :(cfc) R_V_Persie flicks it over M_Manz and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  S_Hodges read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 87 :(chs) Ian_David_Mc sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to R_Field
          ...  C_Metzelder is late with that one
          ...  I think he was just trying to get to the ball
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(cfc) L_Holtby cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to M_McKay
          ...  M_McKay flings a shot at goal !
          ...  But C_Gordon makes a fine save
Min. 93 :(chs) Valverde finds Sobhi in the box
          ...  Sobhi with a blistering shot !
          ...  H_Gomes parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And H_Gomes recovers to save!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Celtic Park
Attendance           : 137,129
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Holtby (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Pirlo (4), P_A_Cocu (17), L_Griffiths (37 pen,42), P_McGowan (51)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : L_Holtby (8)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : T_Cairney
Scorers              : T_Cairney (4)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Ian_David_Mc (48)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Celtic FC     |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :          23        |       4
Off target           :          11        |       1
On target            :          12        |       3
Possession           :          71        |       29
Corners              :           2        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          12        |       9
Key Tackles          :           7        |       8
Key Passes           :          19        |       10
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 5 - 1 Chelsea
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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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H_Gomes        GK  39   2   3   7  41 |  97   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  35  11   9  23 |  97   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  33   8  11  30 |  79   0   2   2   0   1   1   0   0   0  40  20  35
C_Metzelder    DF   2  29   8   9  30 |  97   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  29   7   9  32 |  97   0   2   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
A_Pirlo        DM   1  13  28   7  11 |  97   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  31  14  31 |  97   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  50  20
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  31   9  21 |  97   0   0   8   2   1   0   1   0   0  -2 118   8
N_Chalobah     MF   2   7  29   4  24 |  82   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   9  37  16 |  69   0   0   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  65
L_Griffiths    FW   2   9   4  28  31 |  97   0   0   0   0   6   2   0   0   0   0   0  80
P_Dahlberg     GK  31   5   2   2  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Bellerin     DF   1  30  10  10  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Cassetti     DF   3  27   8   6  30 |  18   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3  10  29   8  10 |  15   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_McKay        MF   3   7  10  29  21 |  28   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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C_Gordon       GK  32   4   1   5  11 |  97   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -15   0   0   0
J_A_Boumsong   DF   2  26   9  11  20 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ian_David_Mc   DF   2  26   9   6  30 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
M_Manz         DF   2  26   7   5  32 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Williams     DF   1  26   5   6  32 |  97   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
B_Charlton     MF   1   8  27   9  30 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Valverde       MF   3   8  26   7  43 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0 -20
T_Cairney      MF   2   8  26   8  21 |  97   0   0   2   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  35
Adriano        AM   1   8  27  12  43 |  74   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
R_M_Perry      FW   1   9  11  26  30 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Field        FW   3   6   6  26  22 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Hodges       DF   1  25   9   7  21 |  23   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
S_Hamilton     DM   3   8  25   7  32 |  23   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  25  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Sobhi          FW   2   7   7  25  21 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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