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Elite FA Cup, Group B Game 1

Chelsea 3 - 0 Hearts

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 1, Chelsea vs. Hearts (Wed Nov 15)


                              Chelsea  |  Hearts
                          4-1-3-1-1 N  |  4-4-2 N
                        James Houston  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                            Rafael GK  |  GK S_Bartram
                             Doria DF  |  DF S_Van_Doorn
                         A_Maxwell DF  |  DF A_Van_Buuren
                          S_Pearce DF  |  DF R_Meadow
                        G_Burdisso DF  |  DF I_Black
                          Mo_Diame DM  |  MF E_Manson
                           Drexler MF  |  MF E_Cantona
                              Park MF  |  MF A_Addey
                         R_Castias MF  |  MF L_Cubas
                         S_Gerrard AM  |  FW Amauri
                     R_Lewandowski FW  |  FW Puskas
                                       |
                            J_Bond SUB |  SUB P_Gulacsi
                            M_Madl SUB |  SUB Y_Vern
                        P_Coutinho SUB |  SUB David_Alaba
                         T_Cairney SUB |  SUB Kelvin
                       D_Trezeguet SUB |  SUB D_Bunting

Referee: N_Rizzoli (Italy)


Min. 1  :(hts) Hearts's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 1  :(chs) Doria leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to R_Lewandowski
          ...  R_Lewandowski throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But S_Bartram tips it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Drexler hits it into the box!
          ...  S_Van_Doorn gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 3  :(hts) E_Manson with a one-touch layoff to Amauri
          ...  Amauri curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  Rafael saves, but he fumbles
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Cantona swings it in!
          ...  Mo_Diame gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 6  :(chs) S_Gerrard controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs I_Black
          ...  He puts in Doria!
          ...  Doria beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  S_Bartram comes towards him
          ...  He lobs it over S_Bartram
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Chelsea go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Chelsea 1-0 Hearts ...
Min. 11 :(chs) R_Castias moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Lewandowski
          ...  R_Lewandowski sees S_Bartram off his line !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Mo_Diame curls it into the box!
          ...  S_Bartram fists it away!
Min. 12 :(chs) Mo_Diame beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds R_Lewandowski
          ...  R_Lewandowski sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  S_Bartram makes a difficult save
Min. 12 :(hts) A_Addey loses Doria
          ...  A_Addey tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  But Rafael dives to his left
          ...  I think Rafael just got a hand on that one
          ...  N_Rizzoli has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 14 :(hts) Puskas skips the challenge from G_Burdisso
          ...  Puskas drives it low !
          ...  Rafael falls over
          ...  But Rafael is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 19 :(chs) Park gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside I_Black!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  I_Black does well to get the tackle in
Min. 25 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn turns nicely onto the ball
          ...  R_Lewandowski makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 25 :(hts) L_Cubas comes up lame after the wicked challenge.
          ...  He's unable to continue
Min. 25 :(hts) Kelvin is being prepared to come on
          ...  L_Cubas is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 30 :(chs) S_Gerrard knocks the ball past I_Black
          ...  S_Gerrard hits a curling shot!
          ...  S_Bartram is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  S_Bartram holds his head in his hands!
          ...  Chelsea 2-0 Hearts ...
Min. 31 :(chs) Mo_Diame is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to S_Gerrard
          ...  I_Black takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 34 :(chs) Park can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to R_Lewandowski
          ...  S_Van_Doorn with an ugly foul
          ...  N_Rizzoli will want to speak to him
          ...  N_Rizzoli calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  R_Castias floats it forward
          ...  S_Gerrard latches onto the end of it
          ...  S_Gerrard bears down on goal!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 35 :(hts) Hearts's manager orders his side to play E
Min. 35 :(chs) R_Castias is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to R_Lewandowski
          ...  R_Lewandowski with a powerful header !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 41 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to E_Cantona
          ...  E_Cantona tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  Rafael palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Cantona hits it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to A_Van_Buuren
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  Rafael pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Manson curls it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to Amauri
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But Rafael palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 41 :(chs) Drexler curls the ball out wide to R_Castias
          ...  A_Addey with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 42 :(chs) Drexler curls the ball out wide to S_Pearce
          ...  S_Pearce looks to see where S_Bartram is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  S_Bartram with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 42 :(hts) Amauri with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  Amauri rifles it at the goal !
          ...  Rafael heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(chs) S_Gerrard volleys it forward. He finds R_Lewandowski
          ...  R_Lewandowski bears down on goal!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Hearts fans taunt him!
Min. 45 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn miskicks!
          ...  He finds A_Addey though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  A_Addey with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But Rafael makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 47 :(chs) Mo_Diame plays a first time ball through the defence to Drexler
          ...  Drexler hits the ball first time!
          ...  S_Bartram won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Excellent strike!!
          ...  Chelsea 3-0 Hearts ...
Min. 48 :(hts) Hearts's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 48 :(hts) E_Cantona runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  Amauri latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  G_Burdisso takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Chelsea 3-0 Hearts

Min. 50 :(chs) The ball is passed in from S_Gerrard, he finds R_Lewandowski
          ...  R_Lewandowski with the drive!
          ...  But S_Bartram is equal to it
Min. 52 :(hts) Amauri gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside S_Pearce!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Amauri gets up high for the header !
          ...  Rafael falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 53 :(chs) R_Castias is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to R_Lewandowski
          ...  A delicate chip from R_Lewandowski !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 54 :(hts) Kelvin with a simple pass to Puskas
          ...  Puskas smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  Rafael just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 58 :(hts) Kelvin plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Puskas decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Puskas with a blistering shot !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 60 :(hts) Y_Vern will come on for A_Van_Buuren and play DF
Min. 60 :(chs) Park with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  G_Burdisso gets on the end of the pass
          ...  I_Black slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 60 :(chs) A_Maxwell headbutts E_Cantona!
          ...  N_Rizzoli just wants to lecture him
Min. 61 :(chs) S_Gerrard is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to Drexler
          ...  Blocked by Y_Vern
Min. 62 :(hts) Puskas flicks it over A_Maxwell's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  G_Burdisso dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 63 :(hts) R_Meadow finds Amauri with a ball over the defence
          ...  A wicked drive by Amauri !
          ...  Rafael makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 64 :(hts) E_Cantona runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Amauri
          ...  Amauri fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 65 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn holds the ball up
          ...  He sees E_Manson in space!
          ...  Mo_Diame with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from N_Rizzoli
Min. 68 :(hts) Puskas knocks it past G_Burdisso and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Puskas gets his head to the ball !
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 69 :(hts) a big roar from the crowd as D_Bunting comes on for Amauri to play FW
Min. 70 :(chs) M_Madl replaces an unhappy A_Maxwell and will play as a DF
Min. 73 :(chs) R_Lewandowski finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  E_Manson tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  N_Rizzoli has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by N_Rizzoli!
          ...  N_Rizzoli calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Matias Finkelstein looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  S_Gerrard swings it in
          ...  R_Lewandowski gets on the end of it
          ...  R_Lewandowski drives it low !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  S_Bartram saves it !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Castias chips the ball into the area!
          ...  Y_Vern wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 74 :(chs) R_Lewandowski leaves S_Van_Doorn standing
          ...  R_Lewandowski pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  Brilliant save from S_Bartram
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 77 :(hts) E_Cantona beats Mo_Diame
          ...  E_Cantona with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 79 :(hts) E_Manson knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  E_Manson with the shot !
          ...  But Rafael with the difficult save
Min. 80 :(chs) Up goes the substitution board - T_Cairney on for Mo_Diame as a MF
Min. 80 :(chs) D_Trezeguet takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace R_Castias
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 84 :(chs) R_Lewandowski kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  R_Lewandowski curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  S_Bartram 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. 86 :(hts) Puskas pushes it past Park
          ...  Puskas fires a shot at goal !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Chelsea fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 87 :(chs) D_Trezeguet is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to S_Gerrard
          ...  Y_Vern wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(chs) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  T_Cairney is through!
          ...  T_Cairney attempts a low drive!
          ...  S_Bartram won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 90 :(chs) M_Madl cuts the ball back to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet gets his head to the ball !
          ...  But S_Bartram with the difficult save

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stamford Bridge
Attendance           : 88,429
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : S_Gerrard (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Doria (6), S_Gerrard (30), Drexler (47)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Hearts Match Info
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Best player          : Amauri
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Van_Doorn (34)
Injured              : L_Cubas (25)
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Match Statistics
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                              Chelsea     |     Hearts
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       17
Off target           :           7        |       7
On target            :          10        |       10
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       8
Key Tackles          :           3        |       5
Key Passes           :          16        |       9
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Final Score          : Chelsea 3 - 0 Hearts
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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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Rafael         GK  29   2   2   2  20 |  96  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  90   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  26   7   5  32 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0  40  10  30
A_Maxwell      DF   2  25   5   3  27 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  24   7  10  18 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
G_Burdisso     DF   2  24   5   9  39 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
Mo_Diame       DM   2  13  24   7  42 |  84   0   1   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  45   0
Drexler        MF   3   8  27   9  12 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  30
Park           MF   1   6  27   9  23 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
R_Castias      MF   2   9  27   9  29 |  84   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
S_Gerrard      AM   2   6  26  17  21 |  96   0   0   4   1   2   1   0   0   0   0  55  31
R_Lewandowski  FW   2   9   8  26  20 |  96   0   1   0   0  10   0   0   0   0  40  20  50
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Madl         DF   3  24   8   6  22 |  22   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  24  15  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   7  23   8  21 |  12   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   6  10  26  21 |  12   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5

Player Statistics - Hearts
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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S_Bartram      GK  34   4   4   5  30 |  96   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
S_Van_Doorn    DF   1  30  13   5  26 |  96   0   1   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  28  -2
A_Van_Buuren   DF   2  29  12   8  25 |  64   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
R_Meadow       DF   2  24  13   8  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
I_Black        DF   1  23   8   7  38 |  96   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
E_Manson       MF   1  10  27   9  24 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
E_Cantona      MF   2   7  26  15  41 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   6
A_Addey        MF   2  11  24  10  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -10
L_Cubas        MF   3   8  24   8  11 |  25   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  27  29 |  73   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  22
Puskas         FW   2   7   6  25  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -11
P_Gulacsi      GK  23   2   3   3  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Vern         DF   1  23  11   7  34 |  32   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
David_Alaba    DF   3  23   7   7  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Kelvin         MF   2   7  25  12  36 |  71   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Bunting      FW   1   2   8  26  31 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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