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Elite League Cup Match 3

Celtic FC 1 - 2 FC Porto

Elite League Cup League Stage Match, Celtic FC vs. FC Porto (Wed Dec 11)


                            Celtic FC  |  FC Porto
                              5-3-2 A  |  4-3-3 A
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Roberto Ciccotelli
                                       |
                           H_Gomes GK  |  GK Dino_Zoff
                         B_Howedes DF  |  DF T_Stavos
                        C_Kabasele DF  |  DF L_Jones
                        H_Bellerin DF  |  DF T_Haas
                       C_Metzelder DF  |  DF J_Nasazzi
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  MF D_Pereira
                        C_Makelele MF  |  MF F_Alvares
                          A_Cejudo MF  |  MF L_Martinez
                         C_Ronaldo MF  |  FW G_Mixon
                       M_Phisbaena FW  |  FW R_Chamgerlain
                          D_Murphy FW  |  FW M_Esposito
                                       |
                        P_Dahlberg SUB |  SUB B_Trautmann
                          P_A_Cocu SUB |  SUB S_Bradley
                        M_Cassetti SUB |  SUB M_Politano
                          L_Holtby SUB |  SUB R_Neves
                             Rossi SUB |  SUB A_Langlitz

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 4  :(cfc) M_Phisbaena finds himself in acres of space
          ...  A delicate chip from M_Phisbaena !
          ...  Dino_Zoff gathers it easily
Min. 5  :(cfc) C_Ronaldo unselfishly heads the ball back to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena tries to beat Dino_Zoff!
          ...  But Dino_Zoff punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 5  :(cfc) D_Murphy sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  M_Esposito pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is in a good position!
          ...  H_Bellerin hits it hard
          ...  But Dino_Zoff punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 6  :(fcp) L_Martinez with the nod to M_Esposito
          ...  D_Murphy with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
Min. 8  :(cfc) C_Makelele finds a hole in the defence
          ...  The defence was sleeping
          ...  He made a fantastic run though
          ...  L_Jones is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  Dino_Zoff misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Ronaldo drives it into the box!
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets on the end of it
          ...  Dino_Zoff tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 11 :(fcp) G_Mixon holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to F_Alvares
          ...  F_Alvares uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Martinez plays it towards the near post!
          ...  H_Gomes jumps well to claim it!
Min. 13 :(fcp) F_Alvares with a measured pass to G_Mixon
          ...  G_Mixon uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  But H_Gomes makes a fine save
Min. 15 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena with the dribble
          ...  T_Haas is easily beaten
          ...  T_Stavos wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 15 :(fcp) M_Esposito takes on C_Metzelder
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  M_Esposito could have let it bounce!
          ...  H_Gomes with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 18 :(fcp) M_Esposito sidesteps his marker
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  M_Esposito fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  H_Gomes grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 19 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain kicks C_Makelele off the ball
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  M_Atkinson warns him
Min. 22 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena with a simple pass to D_Murphy
          ...  The defender fails to control it
          ...  D_Murphy picks up the loose ball and runs towards goal
          ...  He is one on one with Dino_Zoff
          ...  He lobs it over Dino_Zoff
          ...  It goes over!!
Min. 23 :(cfc) A_Cejudo has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  D_Murphy collects the loose ball!
          ...  But F_Alvares wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 25 :(cfc) C_Ronaldo brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  D_Murphy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  D_Murphy with the drive!
          ...  Dino_Zoff tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Makelele crosses it in!
          ...  J_Nasazzi belts it clear
Min. 26 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena beats J_Nasazzi
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  M_Phisbaena hits a curling shot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Kabasele crosses it in!
          ...  Dino_Zoff easily catches it!
Min. 38 :(cfc) C_Ronaldo knocks it forward
          ...  L_Jones slips
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets to it!
          ...  M_Phisbaena lobs Dino_Zoff!
          ...  Dino_Zoff manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Murphy chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  Dino_Zoff catches it!
Min. 39 :(cfc) D_Murphy with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  Good sliding challenge from T_Haas
Min. 39 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs J_A_Riise
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  What a shot from R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  H_Gomes has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  H_Gomes reacts well to tip it wide!!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Nasazzi curls it into the box!
          ...  H_Gomes fists it away!
Min. 41 :(fcp) D_Pereira plays a long ball to G_Mixon
          ...  J_A_Riise tackles cleanly
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(fcp) G_Mixon jumps over J_A_Riise's challenge
          ...  C_Metzelder clears with a diving header
Min. 45 :(cfc) H_Bellerin lays the ball back to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena lobs Dino_Zoff!
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 45 :(cfc) C_Makelele slumps to the ground!
          ...  He gets up again though
          ...  He signals to the bench he is ok to continue

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

Min. 46 :(cfc) C_Makelele runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  T_Stavos brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 46 :(fcp) L_Martinez kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  J_Nasazzi gets on the end of the pass
          ...  H_Gomes with a pull on the shirt
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  F_Alvares plays it short to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  A glorious effort by R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 46 :(fcp) F_Alvares unselfishly lays the ball back to G_Mixon
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from G_Mixon !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  H_Gomes grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 48 :(cfc) C_Ronaldo gets to the by line and finds D_Murphy with a beautiful cross
          ...  L_Jones gets to the ball first
Min. 50 :(fcp) D_Pereira passes the ball to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  C_Metzelder slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 52 :(cfc) C_Ronaldo brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  M_Phisbaena makes himself available
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from M_Phisbaena !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The FC Porto fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 58 :(fcp) G_Mixon pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  G_Mixon tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He rips off his shirt and spins it in the air
          ...  FC Porto have snatched the lead!
          ...  Celtic FC 0-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 59 :(cfc) Celtic FC's manager orders his side to play P
Min. 60 :(cfc) H_Bellerin holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Phisbaena
          ...  But T_Stavos comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 63 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to G_Mixon
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  B_Howedes takes possession
Min. 64 :(cfc) A_Cejudo looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to C_Metzelder
          ...  C_Metzelder keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  His players jump on top of him
          ...  It's all square now!
          ...  Celtic FC 1-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 65 :(cfc) Celtic FC altered their play to a A strategy
Min. 65 :(cfc) H_Bellerin knocks it forward
          ...  T_Stavos slips
          ...  C_Kabasele gets to it!
          ...  C_Kabasele with a bicycle kick !
          ...  Dino_Zoff gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 66 :(cfc) C_Ronaldo takes advantage of a mistake by T_Stavos
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  T_Stavos does well to get the tackle in
Min. 66 :(cfc) D_Murphy skips the challenge from D_Pereira
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with a nasty foul
          ...  M_Atkinson calls him over
          ...  M_Atkinson tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  That could have been a penalty!
          ...  M_Phisbaena bends it round the wall
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Cejudo hits it towards the far post!
          ...  D_Murphy gets his head on it
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 67 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena finds C_Ronaldo in acres of space
          ...  A glorious effort by C_Ronaldo !
          ...  It's beaten Dino_Zoff
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 67 :(fcp) T_Haas takes advantage of a mistake by C_Metzelder
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  J_A_Riise plays the back pass
          ...  H_Gomes can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Pereira plays it towards the near post!
          ...  H_Gomes reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 69 :(fcp) L_Martinez hoists the ball across to D_Pereira
          ...  C_Kabasele slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 70 :(cfc) a big roar from the crowd as M_Cassetti comes on for B_Howedes to play DF
Min. 72 :(cfc) C_Metzelder plays the back pass
          ...  H_Gomes can't get to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake to make!!
          ...  Look at the fury on the managers face!!
          ...  Celtic FC 1-2 FC Porto ...
Min. 73 :(cfc) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Celtic FC will now play P
Min. 73 :(cfc) C_Makelele with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to H_Bellerin
          ...  H_Bellerin gets his head to the ball !
          ...  Dino_Zoff just watches float over the bar!
Min. 75 :(cfc) L_Holtby will replace A_Cejudo and play MF
Min. 77 :(cfc) L_Holtby looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Phisbaena
          ...  M_Phisbaena attempts the shot!
          ...  Dino_Zoff makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 80 :(fcp) The FC Porto manager shouts at them from the touchline to play N
Min. 81 :(cfc) L_Holtby is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to D_Murphy
          ...  D_Murphy with his head down lets it go !
          ...  Dino_Zoff with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 81 :(fcp) L_Martinez knocks it forward
          ...  C_Ronaldo slips
          ...  R_Chamgerlain gets to it!
          ...  H_Bellerin reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Jones drives it into the box!
          ...  H_Gomes easily claims the ball!
Min. 82 :(cfc) Rossi is going to be brought on
          ...  D_Murphy is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 86 :(cfc) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  C_Makelele seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  C_Makelele smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  Dino_Zoff makes a good save
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(fcp) D_Pereira plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  G_Mixon keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  M_Cassetti reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 91 :(cfc) Rossi is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  Rossi tries to beat Dino_Zoff from outside the area!
          ...  Dino_Zoff gets his fingertips to it
          ...  It's pushed around the post to safety
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Ronaldo plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Dino_Zoff easily claims the ball!
Min. 93 :(cfc) C_Makelele is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Rossi
          ...  Rossi with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  But Dino_Zoff comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest

*************  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          : M_Phisbaena (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : C_Metzelder (64)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : G_Mixon
Scorers              : G_Mixon (58), C_Metzelder (72 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Esposito (5), R_Chamgerlain (66)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Celtic FC     |    FC Porto
Attempts on Goal     :          21        |       8
Off target           :           8        |       4
On target            :          13        |       4
Possession           :          67        |       33
Corners              :           6        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       0
Fouls                :           8        |       6
Key Tackles          :           8        |       8
Key Passes           :          16        |       9
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 1 - 2 FC Porto
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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  38   2   3   7  41 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  34  11   9  23 |  73   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Kabasele     DF   3  30   8   6  30 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
H_Bellerin     DF   1  29  10  10  23 |  96   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30  11
C_Metzelder    DF   2  28   8   9  30 |  96   0   2   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  20 -20  35
J_A_Riise      DF   3  28   7   9  32 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  31  10  30 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  28   8  10 |  78   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  28   8  21 |  96   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20  30 -19
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  14  35  32 |  96   0   0   2   0   9   0   0   0   0   0  20  54
D_Murphy       FW   2  11   8  28  37 |  85   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  22
P_Dahlberg     GK  31   5   2   2  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  32   8  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Cassetti     DF   3  26   8   6  30 |  23   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  30   8  21 |  18   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0 -20
Rossi          FW   2   7   7  24  23 |  11   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20

Player Statistics - FC Porto
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Dino_Zoff      GK  34   2   2   3  30 |  96  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
T_Stavos       DF   3  28  12   5  10 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
L_Jones        DF   3  28   7   8  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Haas         DF   2  26  12   7  11 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Nasazzi      DF   1  26   8   5  41 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
D_Pereira      MF   3  12  30   7  32 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
F_Alvares      MF   1   9  29   8  22 |  96   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  40  21
L_Martinez     MF   2   6  25   8  43 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  29  42 |  96   0   0   1   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  10  46
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  28  20 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2   8   9
M_Esposito     FW   1   7   7  28  41 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   9
B_Trautmann    GK  29   2   1   2  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  29  13   8  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Politano     MF   3   5  29   9  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Neves        MF   2   5  29   4  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Langlitz     FW   3   8  11  29  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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