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Elite League Cup Match 2

Chelsea - Liverpool

Elite League Cup Group Match, Chelsea vs. Liverpool (Thu May 30)


                              Chelsea  |  Liverpool
                            4-1-3-2 P  |  4-1-2-1-2 C
                         Ian McNamara  |  Mike McLeod
                                       |
                       Hugo_Lloris GK  |  GK Fabianski
                       C_Metzelder DF  |  DF W_Van_Boer
                          L_Baines DF  |  DF Reinaldo
                       E_Henderson DF  |  DF G_V_D_Wiel
                        D_Williams DF  |  DF Renald
                         M_Kikuchi DM  |  DM X_Shaqiri
                          E_Lamela MF  |  MF J_Hernandez
                         T_Cairney MF  |  MF J_Henderson
                           N_Piere MF  |  AM T_Kroos
                       D_Trezeguet FW  |  FW K_Benzema
                         D_Bunting FW  |  FW Perez
                                       |
                            J_Bond SUB |  SUB N_Trott
                           L_Olsen SUB |  SUB J_A_Riise
                         A_A_Messi SUB |  SUB C_Sanchez
                           Houston SUB |  SUB N_Schulz
                          Y_Mizuno SUB |  SUB A_Mitrovic

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 3  :(lpl) W_Van_Boer with a slick pass to K_Benzema
          ...  Good sliding challenge from L_Baines
Min. 5  :(lpl) K_Benzema sprints forward with the ball
          ...  D_Williams pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 8  :(chs) D_Bunting has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past G_V_D_Wiel!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Reinaldo belts it clear
Min. 12 :(chs) M_Kikuchi bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to D_Bunting
          ...  X_Shaqiri takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 13 :(lpl) Reinaldo is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to Perez
          ...  But C_Metzelder slides in two footed.
          ...  N_Alexander has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 15 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  T_Kroos runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  T_Kroos aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris guesses right
Min. 16 :(chs) E_Lamela cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Trezeguet
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 17 :(lpl) J_Henderson kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Reinaldo gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Reinaldo with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 23 :(chs) D_Trezeguet lobs it over the defender
          ...  D_Trezeguet with the goal bound shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It was a top drawer goal
          ...  That's put Chelsea ahead!
          ...  Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool ...
Min. 24 :(lpl) J_Hernandez shifts into the AM position in a tactical change
Min. 26 :(chs) N_Piere drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Trezeguet
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  X_Shaqiri hits it out for a throw
Min. 29 :(lpl) J_Hernandez kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel gets on the end of the pass
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 35 :(chs) E_Lamela fires over a low cross to D_Trezeguet
          ...  Reinaldo with a bad challenge
          ...  N_Alexander will want to speak to him
          ...  N_Alexander wants a quiet word
Min. 36 :(chs) D_Trezeguet sidesteps W_Van_Boer
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  But Reinaldo spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 39 :(chs) M_Kikuchi with an inch perfect pass to D_Trezeguet
          ...  But W_Van_Boer wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 42 :(chs) E_Lamela hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  D_Bunting latches onto it!
          ...  T_Kroos wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel with an inch perfect pass to Renald
          ...  Renald has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that Hugo_Lloris got a touch
Min. 45 :(lpl) J_Henderson beats C_Metzelder
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  E_Henderson with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 47 :(chs) E_Lamela kills the ball dead
          ...  But Reinaldo slides in
Min. 48 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to J_Hernandez
          ...  C_Metzelder with an ugly foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over
          ...  N_Alexander is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  X_Shaqiri floats it forward
          ...  Reinaldo latches onto the end of it
          ...  D_Williams brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But N_Alexander waves play on!!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool

Min. 50 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel with the header on
          ...  He finds X_Shaqiri in space
          ...  X_Shaqiri looks to see where Hugo_Lloris is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 52 :(chs) D_Trezeguet sidesteps W_Van_Boer
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  D_Trezeguet carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Fabianski will be disappointed he did not save that!
          ...  Chelsea 2-0 Liverpool ...
Min. 53 :(lpl) The Liverpool manager told his side to change to a A strategy
Min. 53 :(chs) D_Trezeguet with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past X_Shaqiri
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Renald hits it out for a throw
Min. 55 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Perez runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by T_Cairney
Min. 57 :(chs) E_Lamela with the diagonal pass D_Trezeguet
          ...  A powerful shot by D_Trezeguet !
          ...  Fabianski parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 59 :(chs) N_Piere with the towering header to E_Henderson
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  T_Kroos takes possession
Min. 59 :(lpl) J_Hernandez controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  K_Benzema gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  K_Benzema gets his head to the ball !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 64 :(chs) E_Henderson with the Cruyff turn
          ...  Good sliding challenge from X_Shaqiri and it had to be
Min. 70 :(chs) L_Olsen will replace the useless D_Williams and will play DF
Min. 70 :(chs) A_A_Messi will replace the useless E_Lamela and will play MF
Min. 70 :(chs) Y_Mizuno will replace D_Bunting and play FW
Min. 70 :(lpl) J_A_Riise is being prepared to come on
          ...  W_Van_Boer is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 70 :(lpl) N_Schulz will replace T_Kroos and play AM
Min. 70 :(lpl) A_Mitrovic is being prepared to come on
          ...  K_Benzema is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 72 :(chs) T_Cairney 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!
          ...  Y_Mizuno receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Renald
Min. 76 :(lpl) N_Schulz looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to J_Henderson
          ...  J_Henderson tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 79 :(chs) N_Piere with the dribble
          ...  Reinaldo is easily beaten
          ...  A thundering drive by N_Piere !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 80 :(chs) The Chelsea manager told his side to change to a D strategy
Min. 82 :(chs) L_Olsen jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to T_Cairney
          ...  But X_Shaqiri wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but N_Alexander has none of it.
Min. 85 :(chs) C_Metzelder flicks the ball through
          ...  A_A_Messi runs onto it!
          ...  But J_A_Riise clears the ball to safety
Min. 86 :(chs) T_Cairney with a measured ball to Y_Mizuno
          ...  J_A_Riise reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 87 :(chs) M_Kikuchi plays the early ball across the box to find E_Henderson in space
          ...  E_Henderson hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But Fabianski punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(lpl) N_Schulz looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards Perez
          ...  But M_Kikuchi spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 89 :(lpl) J_Henderson puts in A_Mitrovic
          ...  A_Mitrovic tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Schulz plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Perez with the header
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  That was a woeful effort
Min. 90 :(chs) L_Baines with the through ball to N_Piere
          ...  J_A_Riise with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 91 :(chs) M_Kikuchi looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Y_Mizuno
          ...  A delicate header from Y_Mizuno !
          ...  Fabianski with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stamford Bridge
Attendance           : 91,516
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : D_Trezeguet (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Trezeguet (23,52)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : C_Metzelder (48)
Injured              : N/A
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Liverpool Match Info
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Best player          : X_Shaqiri
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Chelsea     |   Liverpool
Attempts on Goal     :           6        |       9
Off target           :           1        |       4
On target            :           5        |       5
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           0        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           4        |       8
Key Tackles          :           7        |       16
Key Passes           :          15        |       13
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Final Score          : Chelsea 2 - 0 Liverpool
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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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Hugo_Lloris    GK  33   3   2   3  13 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  27   8   8  30 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
L_Baines       DF   3  25   9   5  32 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
E_Henderson    DF   2  25   8   7  21 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0  10
D_Williams     DF   1  25   5   6  32 |  73   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
M_Kikuchi      DM   1  15  27   8  30 |  94   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
E_Lamela       MF   1   8  25  10  32 |  73   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   8  25   8  21 |  94   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
N_Piere        MF   1   6  25   7  30 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40  21
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  27  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   3   2   0   0   0  20  20 100
D_Bunting      FW   1   2   8  26  31 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  28   8   6  42 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_A_Messi      MF   2   7  27  11  40 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Houston        FW   1   5   7  25  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Mizuno       FW   2   6   6  25  23 |  21   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - Liverpool
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Fabianski      GK  29   3   1   5  21 |  94   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  31   6   6  32 |  73   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
Reinaldo       DF   1  29  12   6  20 |  94   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10  10
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  28  11   5  20 |  94   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   1
Renald         DF   2  28   8  10  31 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
X_Shaqiri      DM   1  17  26   8  29 |  94   0   4   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  30   1
J_Hernandez    AM   1   8  26  20  26 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_Henderson    MF   2   8  26  10  30 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
T_Kroos        AM   3   8  25  21  30 |  73   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
K_Benzema      FW   3   7   6  29  23 |  73   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Perez          FW   3   9   8  27  30 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
N_Trott        GK  25   1   1   1  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  28   7   9  32 |  21   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
C_Sanchez      DM   1  16  24   6  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Schulz       AM   1   8  27  16  21 |  21   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Mitrovic     FW   3   5  11  25  42 |  21   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
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