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Chelsea - FC Porto

Elite Intercontinental Cup 1st Round 2nd Leg, Chelsea vs. FC Porto (Tue Aug 11)


                              Chelsea  |  FC Porto
                            4-3-1-2 P  |  4-4-2 N
                         Ian McNamara  |  Roberto Ciccotelli
                                       |
                          C_Gordon GK  |  GK Dino_Zoff
                          S_Hodges DF  |  DF S_Bradley
                           L_Dixon DF  |  DF T_Stavos
                            D_Odoi DF  |  DF L_Jones
                          A_Mateju DF  |  DF J_Nasazzi
                        B_Charlton MF  |  MF L_Matthaus
                          Valverde MF  |  MF C_Sibbald
                         T_Cairney MF  |  MF J_Livermore
                           Adriano AM  |  MF L_Martinez
                           R_Field FW  |  FW P_Minuti
                             Sobhi FW  |  FW M_Crickmore
                                       |
                            J_Bond SUB |  SUB B_Trautmann
                        D_Williams SUB |  SUB Maxi
                         S_Cazorla SUB |  SUB R_Neves
                        S_Hamilton SUB |  SUB J_Ross
                           M_Skiba SUB |  SUB P_Centocelle

Referee: J_Hunye (Hungary)


Min. 6  :(chs) L_Dixon plays it back
          ...  C_Gordon slips!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Chelsea 0-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 7  :(fcp) M_Crickmore takes advantage of a mistake by D_Odoi
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  M_Crickmore with the strike !
          ...  But C_Gordon is equal to it
Min. 8  :(fcp) J_Livermore volleys it forward. He finds S_Bradley
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by R_Field
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Livermore plays it into the danger area!
          ...  C_Gordon easily claims the ball!
Min. 9  :(chs) B_Charlton hoists the ball across to T_Cairney
          ...  T_Cairney leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 10 :(chs) T_Cairney has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past L_Matthaus!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  T_Cairney uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 12 :(chs) T_Cairney puts in R_Field
          ...  From long range R_Field bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  Dino_Zoff falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 14 :(fcp) L_Martinez beats his man
          ...  But L_Dixon puts it in row Z!
Min. 19 :(chs) Valverde with a reverse pass to D_Odoi
          ...  Cleared by T_Stavos
Min. 21 :(chs) T_Cairney retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Adriano latches onto the end of it
          ...  M_Crickmore steals the ball of off him
Min. 22 :(chs) Adriano runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs J_Nasazzi
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  S_Bradley with the lunge!!
          ...  And the whistle goes, that's a foul
          ...  J_Hunye refrained from booking him but had stern words
Min. 23 :(chs) B_Charlton plays a long ball to R_Field
          ...  P_Minuti stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  J_Hunye tells him to calm his game down a bit
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  Valverde hits it over the wall
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  Dino_Zoff tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Valverde
          ...  Dino_Zoff reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 24 :(chs) S_Hodges controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  Sobhi gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from J_Nasazzi
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Field plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Dino_Zoff comes out and claims it!
Min. 24 :(fcp) C_Sibbald leaves T_Cairney standing
          ...  C_Sibbald tries to beat C_Gordon from outside the area!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 25 :(fcp) C_Sibbald with a glorious 60-yard pass to P_Minuti
          ...  L_Dixon robs him of the ball
Min. 28 :(chs) Valverde takes advantage of a mistake by T_Stavos
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Valverde with the goal bound shot!
          ...  But Dino_Zoff punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 34 :(chs) Valverde slides the ball across to Sobhi
          ...  J_Nasazzi is late with that one
          ...  I think he was just trying to get to the ball
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 36 :(fcp) J_Livermore with a probing through ball P_Minuti
          ...  P_Minuti tries to chip the ball over C_Gordon!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Chelsea fans taunt him!
Min. 38 :(chs) R_Field times his run well
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  T_Stavos takes possession
Min. 38 :(fcp) M_Crickmore kills the ball dead
          ...  M_Crickmore with a thundering shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Livermore drives it into the box!
          ...  C_Gordon reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 40 :(fcp) L_Matthaus with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  L_Matthaus with the chance !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  C_Gordon moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And into the net!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  But it's been disallowed.
          ...  He was offside by 2-3 yards
Min. 42 :(fcp) L_Martinez has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past L_Dixon
          ...  He puts in M_Crickmore!
          ...  L_Dixon reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(fcp) L_Matthaus gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past Adriano!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But D_Odoi with the fine tackle
Min. 46 :(fcp) L_Martinez with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  S_Bradley gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Adriano with a deliberate foul
          ...  He should be jailed for that
          ...  J_Hunye called him over for a strong verbal warning
Min. 46 :(chs) R_Field sidesteps S_Bradley
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  L_Martinez rushes in with a clumsy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Chelsea 0-1 FC Porto

Min. 46 :(chs) B_Charlton finds R_Field in the box
          ...  R_Field tries to beat Dino_Zoff!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Dino_Zoff dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had Dino_Zoff beaten!
Min. 47 :(fcp) C_Sibbald has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past A_Mateju
          ...  He knocks it to P_Minuti!
          ...  P_Minuti sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into C_Gordon's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 50 :(chs) Valverde jumps over S_Bradley's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  Valverde cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  Dino_Zoff gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by Dino_Zoff !!
Min. 56 :(chs) S_Hodges with a slick pass to A_Mateju
          ...  J_Nasazzi with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He's already been booked once, he knows what's coming. RED CARD!
Min. 57 :(chs) D_Odoi beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  J_Livermore pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  J_Hunye has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by J_Hunye!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  Valverde plays it short to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi shoots towards goal !
          ...  Dino_Zoff falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 59 :(chs) B_Charlton runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  L_Matthaus slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Adriano hits it towards the far post!
          ...  The ball finds its way to Valverde
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 60 :(chs) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Adriano is through!
          ...  A left-footer by Adriano !
          ...  Dino_Zoff with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 63 :(chs) Valverde moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to Adriano
          ...  Adriano with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But Dino_Zoff makes an easy save
Min. 65 :(chs) S_Hodges is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi drives it low !
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 65 :(fcp) S_Bradley kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Crickmore gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Crickmore leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  C_Gordon guesses right
Min. 67 :(chs) Sobhi lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  R_Field latches on to it
          ...  R_Field hits a curling shot!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  Dino_Zoff moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 68 :(chs) S_Hodges is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to R_Field
          ...  R_Field unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  Looks like it should be Dino_Zoff's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Dino_Zoff looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by B_Charlton!
          ...  T_Stavos wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 69 :(chs) L_Dixon looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi is clean through!
          ...  The linesman has his flag raised
          ...  But J_Hunye waves play on
          ...  He just has to beat Dino_Zoff
          ...  He tries to slide it past Dino_Zoff
          ...  Dino_Zoff pulls off a save !!
Min. 70 :(chs) D_Williams is being brought on
          ...  A_Mateju is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 70 :(chs) S_Cazorla replaces T_Cairney to play as a MF
Min. 70 :(chs) M_Skiba comes on for Sobhi and takes up a FW role
Min. 72 :(fcp) C_Sibbald sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to L_Martinez
          ...  L_Martinez looks to see where C_Gordon is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 73 :(chs) D_Odoi is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  R_Field latches onto the ball
          ...  T_Stavos with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 74 :(fcp) S_Bradley is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  M_Crickmore latches onto the ball
          ...  But M_Skiba comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 75 :(chs) Adriano has space to run with the ball
          ...  Adriano uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Dino_Zoff never had a chance!
Min. 78 :(chs) R_Field beats T_Stavos
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  R_Field aims for the top right corner !
          ...  Dino_Zoff gets his fingertips to it
Min. 80 :(chs) B_Charlton can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to M_Skiba
          ...  T_Stavos with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 82 :(fcp) L_Jones is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to M_Crickmore
          ...  Valverde wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Livermore plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Odoi clears the danger
Min. 83 :(chs) B_Charlton has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past C_Sibbald
          ...  He puts in R_Field!
          ...  But S_Bradley wins the ball
Min. 84 :(fcp) M_Crickmore looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  D_Odoi is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  J_Hunye calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 87 :(fcp) L_Martinez looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to L_Matthaus
          ...  D_Williams reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(fcp) J_Livermore comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  D_Odoi with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
Min. 91 :(chs) S_Cazorla hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  D_Odoi latches onto it!
          ...  D_Odoi hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  Dino_Zoff makes a difficult save

*************  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          : Valverde
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Odoi (84)
Injured              : N/A
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : T_Stavos (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : L_Dixon (6 og)
Sent Off             : J_Nasazzi (56)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Chelsea      |    FC Porto
Attempts on Goal     :          18        |       8
Off target           :          10        |       5
On target            :           8        |       3
Possession           :          63        |       37
Corners              :           4        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       0
Fouls                :           8        |       10
Key Tackles          :           8        |       8
Key Passes           :          18        |       11
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Final Score          : Chelsea 0 - 1 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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C_Gordon       GK  33   4   1   5  11 |  92   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
S_Hodges       DF   1  25  10   7  21 |  92   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  20 -20
L_Dixon        DF   1  25   7   9  31 |  92   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -10   0
D_Odoi         DF   3  25   9   9  42 |  92   0   2   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  38   8   8
A_Mateju       DF   2  25   8   8  30 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Charlton     MF   1   8  27   9  30 |  92   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Valverde       MF   3   8  26   7  43 |  92   0   1   3   0   4   0   0   0   0  20  30  30
T_Cairney      MF   2   8  26   8  21 |  71   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Adriano        AM   1   8  27  12  43 |  92   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
R_Field        FW   3   6   6  26  22 |  92   0   1   0   0   5   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
Sobhi          FW   2   7   7  25  21 |  71   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Williams     DF   1  26   5   6  32 |  21   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Cazorla      MF   2   9  25   5  20 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
S_Hamilton     MF   3   8  25   7  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  26  32 |  21   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   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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Dino_Zoff      GK  36   2   2   3  30 |  92  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 110   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  30  13   8  21 |  92   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20   0
T_Stavos       DF   3  30  12   5  10 |  92   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
L_Jones        DF   3  29   7   8  22 |  92   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Nasazzi      DF   1  26   8   5  41 |  57   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  30  10  10
L_Matthaus     MF   1   9  28  10  20 |  92   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
C_Sibbald      MF   2   8  28   8  30 |  92   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
J_Livermore    MF   1  11  25   9  11 |  92   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_Martinez     MF   2   6  25   8  43 |  92   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_Minuti       FW   2   8   9  26  11 |  92   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Crickmore    FW   1   6   9  25  31 |  92   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  20
B_Trautmann    GK  29   2   1   2  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  31   8   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Neves        MF   2   5  30   4  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Ross         MF   1   8  29   7  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Centocelle   FW   3   8   8  26  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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