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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 2

Chelsea 1 - 2 FC Porto

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 2, Chelsea vs. FC Porto (Wed Dec 12)


                              Chelsea  |  FC Porto
                              4-3-3 A  |  3-4-3 A
                        James Houston  |  Roberto Ciccotelli
                                       |
                           J_Reina GK  |  GK P_Lattuada
                           Kommper DF  |  DF S_Bradley
                        G_Burdisso DF  |  DF L_Jones
                            M_Madl DF  |  DF T_Haas
                              Ajer DF  |  MF F_Alvares
                        P_Coutinho MF  |  MF S_Winzor
                          Mo_Diame MF  |  MF M_James
                        Robertinho MF  |  MF A_Silva
                         M_Vucinic FW  |  FW J_Garner
                           Houston FW  |  FW R_Chamgerlain
                           Edouard FW  |  FW G_Agbonlahor
                                       |
                            J_Bond SUB |  SUB C_Barr
                          S_Pearce SUB |  SUB Maxi
                       D_Savicevic SUB |  SUB R_Neves
                              Park SUB |  SUB G_Fofana
                          Y_Mizuno SUB |  SUB G_Mixon

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 1  :(fcp) A_Silva puts in J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner with a terrific drive !
          ...  But J_Reina with the difficult save
Min. 1  :(chs) Mo_Diame crosses to Robertinho
          ...  G_Agbonlahor with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  F_Brych calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  M_Vucinic bends it round the wall
          ...  P_Lattuada falls over
          ...  But P_Lattuada is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 2  :(chs) Kommper nutmegs S_Bradley
          ...  Kommper tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He is dancing round the corner flag!
          ...  But it's been ruled out!
          ...  The ref seen a foul
Min. 8  :(chs) M_Vucinic finds the space intelligently
          ...  M_Vucinic aims for the top right corner !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 13 :(chs) P_Coutinho takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past S_Bradley
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  T_Haas reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 15 :(chs) M_Vucinic controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs S_Bradley
          ...  He puts in Robertinho!
          ...  Robertinho runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 16 :(fcp) M_James looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Chamgerlain rifles it at the goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  J_Reina was caught out there
          ...  That puts FC Porto ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Chelsea 0-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 17 :(chs) The ball rolls free!
          ...  Ajer takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  Ajer uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  P_Lattuada got his hand to it, but couldn't keep it out
          ...  Equaliser, the crowd goes wild!
          ...  Chelsea 1-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 17 :(fcp) S_Bradley with a one-touch layoff to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner with a thundering shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs off and does a somersault
          ...  That's put FC Porto in front!
          ...  Chelsea 1-2 FC Porto ...
Min. 20 :(chs) Ajer looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Coutinho
          ...  P_Coutinho keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 22 :(fcp) J_Garner sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  But M_Madl barges him off the ball
Min. 24 :(chs) Mo_Diame with a reverse pass to Houston
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by S_Bradley
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 24 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  G_Agbonlahor curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 25 :(chs) Houston brings it under control
          ...  He takes on T_Haas
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in P_Coutinho!
          ...  P_Coutinho sees P_Lattuada off his line !
          ...  P_Lattuada tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 25 :(fcp) J_Garner finds F_Alvares in acres of space
          ...  F_Alvares flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  But J_Reina palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 26 :(chs) Ajer is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Vucinic
          ...  M_Vucinic has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 28 :(fcp) F_Alvares finds J_Garner with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  J_Garner shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But J_Reina parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 30 :(chs) P_Coutinho with a probing through ball Houston
          ...  S_Bradley clears with a diving header
Min. 35 :(fcp) S_Winzor sprints past G_Burdisso
          ...  S_Winzor looks to see where J_Reina is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 38 :(chs) Mo_Diame is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to Edouard
          ...  Edouard rifles it at the goal !
          ...  P_Lattuada tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Madl hits it into the box!
          ...  P_Lattuada jumps well to claim it!
Min. 38 :(fcp) M_James looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to F_Alvares
          ...  F_Alvares chases it through, he must score !
          ...  J_Reina with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 39 :(chs) Mo_Diame hoists the ball across to Kommper
          ...  But S_Bradley sweeps up the threat
Min. 39 :(fcp) A_Silva gets to the by line and finds J_Garner with a beautiful cross
          ...  J_Garner tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 42 :(chs) Houston with the towering header to P_Coutinho
          ...  A vicious shot by P_Coutinho !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(fcp) J_Garner boots it towards G_Agbonlahor
          ...  G_Agbonlahor is clean through!
          ...  He rounds J_Reina
          ...  He nutmegs J_Reina
          ...  It goes wide!!
Min. 46 :(chs) Mo_Diame is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  Edouard latches onto the ball
          ...  Edouard with the crafty shot!
          ...  P_Lattuada saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 49 :(chs) Mo_Diame with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Houston gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Houston has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It floats over P_Lattuada
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Chelsea 1-2 FC Porto

Min. 46 :(chs) M_Vucinic takes advantage of a bad back pass from S_Bradley
          ...  M_Vucinic has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 46 :(fcp) S_Bradley with a precise ball to G_Agbonlahor
          ...  G_Agbonlahor fires a shot at goal !
          ...  J_Reina collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 48 :(chs) M_Vucinic uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  M_Vucinic hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 51 :(chs) G_Burdisso finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  G_Burdisso launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But P_Lattuada just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 51 :(fcp) M_James with an in swinging cross to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner beats the defender to the ball
          ...  He beats a second defender
          ...  He just has J_Reina to beat!
          ...  He tries to flick it past J_Reina
          ...  He falls over
          ...  The ball trickles out for a goal kick!!
Min. 52 :(chs) Robertinho with the dribble
          ...  G_Agbonlahor with an over the top challenge
          ...  F_Brych reaches to his pocket!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  Edouard drives it in
          ...  P_Lattuada won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 53 :(chs) Robertinho is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Edouard
          ...  Edouard rifles it at the goal !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 54 :(fcp) F_Alvares flicks the ball through
          ...  T_Haas runs onto it!
          ...  Ajer tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_James crosses it in!
          ...  J_Reina makes the catch!
Min. 55 :(chs) Robertinho squares it to G_Burdisso
          ...  The defender plays it back to P_Lattuada
          ...  G_Burdisso intercepts the back pass!
          ...  He tries to dummy P_Lattuada
          ...  He slips it underneath P_Lattuada
          ...  He hits it towards goal!
          ...  wide!!
Min. 56 :(chs) Mo_Diame plays a first time ball through the defence to Robertinho
          ...  L_Jones with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 56 :(fcp) Curled in dangerously from F_Alvares to J_Garner
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from J_Garner !
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 57 :(chs) M_Vucinic knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  L_Jones clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 58 :(fcp) S_Winzor kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_James gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_James with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  J_Reina makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 59 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to M_James
          ...  M_James blasts it at the goal !
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 60 :(chs) P_Coutinho has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past S_Bradley
          ...  He knocks it to Edouard!
          ...  L_Jones wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 61 :(chs) P_Coutinho sidesteps L_Jones
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  P_Coutinho with the chance !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by P_Coutinho!
          ...  T_Haas reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 62 :(chs) Mo_Diame brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Houston gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Houston with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  P_Lattuada with a superb tip around the post
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Mo_Diame plays it into the danger area!
          ...  The ball comes to Kommper
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 63 :(chs) Robertinho is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to Houston
          ...  T_Haas knocks the ball back to P_Lattuada
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past P_Lattuada!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Mo_Diame chips the ball into the area!
          ...  Ajer swings a leg at it!
          ...  But P_Lattuada tips it behind
          ...  F_Brych has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 64 :(fcp) The ball runs loose!
          ...  R_Chamgerlain seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 65 :(chs) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Chelsea will now play L
Min. 65 :(fcp) R_Neves is coming on for J_Garner and playing AM
Min. 65 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  R_Chamgerlain hits the ball first time!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Alvares swings it in!
          ...  The ball finds its way to A_Silva
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 68 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain headbutts Robertinho!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  F_Brych sends him off the pitch !!
          ...  He deserved to walk for that!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  Kommper bends it in
          ...  P_Lattuada with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 69 :(chs) Mo_Diame leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Houston
          ...  Houston with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 71 :(chs) P_Coutinho runs at L_Jones
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  P_Coutinho with the strike !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 74 :(chs) M_Vucinic takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Fine tackle by F_Alvares
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 80 :(chs) S_Pearce is being brought on
          ...  Kommper is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 80 :(chs) D_Savicevic takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace Robertinho
          ...  He'll play as a MF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 80 :(chs) Y_Mizuno will come on for M_Vucinic and play FW
Min. 86 :(chs) D_Savicevic has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Edouard collects the loose ball!
          ...  Edouard with a powerful diving header!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  P_Lattuada moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  P_Lattuada catches it with style!
Min. 87 :(chs) Houston makes the tackle
          ...  L_Jones goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  F_Brych called him over for a strong verbal warning
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(chs) M_Madl with the through ball to Ajer
          ...  T_Haas tackles cleanly
Min. 89 :(chs) Edouard runs forward
          ...  Edouard with the side footed shot!
          ...  P_Lattuada has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  P_Lattuada reacts well to save!!!
Min. 90 :(chs) P_Coutinho flicks it past S_Bradley
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  The cross hits P_Coutinho on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  P_Lattuada tips it over his bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Coutinho chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  Houston gets a shot in
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  P_Lattuada tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Y_Mizuno chips the ball into the area!
          ...  P_Lattuada makes the catch!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stamford Bridge
Attendance           : 92,000
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : Mo_Diame
Scorers              : Ajer (17)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : J_Garner (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : R_Chamgerlain (16), J_Garner (17)
Sent Off             : G_Agbonlahor (52), R_Chamgerlain (68)
Booked               :
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Chelsea      |    FC Porto
Attempts on Goal     :          29        |       18
Off target           :          15        |       10
On target            :          14        |       8
Possession           :          48        |       52
Corners              :           6        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       2
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       1
Fouls                :          10        |       10
Key Tackles          :           2        |       10
Key Passes           :          22        |       14
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Final Score          : Chelsea 1 - 2 FC Porto
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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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J_Reina        GK  35   2   3   1  18 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
Kommper        DF   1  26   9   8  32 |  84   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
G_Burdisso     DF   2  26   5   9  39 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
M_Madl         DF   3  25   9   6  22 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Ajer           DF   1  25   7   7  22 |  96   0   1   2   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  20  45
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  25  16  31 |  96   0   0   2   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  20  24
Mo_Diame       MF   2  13  25   7  42 |  96   0   0   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  90   0
Robertinho     MF   3   5  25   5  10 |  84   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   8  26  14 |  84   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  14
Houston        FW   1   5   7  25  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   4   0   0   0   0 -20   0   2
Edouard        FW   3   7   5  25  23 |  96   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  42
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  26   7  10  18 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Savicevic    MF   1   8  28   9  21 |  12   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Park           MF   1   6  28   9  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Mizuno       FW   2   6   6  25  23 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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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P_Lattuada     GK  29   3   2   1  42 |  96  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  27  13   7  21 |  96   0   3   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  40   0
L_Jones        DF   3  27   7   8  22 |  96   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
T_Haas         DF   2  25  12   7  11 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  20  20
F_Alvares      MF   1   9  27   8  22 |  96   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
S_Winzor       MF   3  20  25  10  22 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
M_James        MF   2  11  25  14  21 |  96   0   0   3   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  50  11
A_Silva        MF   1   6  25   7  20 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  28  11 |  69   0   0   2   0   6   1   0   0   0   0  20  58
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  27  20 |  72   0   0   1   0   3   1   0   1   0 -10   0  27
G_Agbonlahor   FW   1  11   8  26  32 |  56   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   1   0 -10 -10   2
C_Barr         GK   2  32  13  10  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  29   8   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Neves        AM   2   5  28   4  33 |  27   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Fofana       MF   1  17  27   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  28  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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