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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 2

Chelsea 2 - 0 Manchester Utd

Elite FA Cup Qualifiers 2nd Leg, Chelsea vs. Manchester Utd (Wed May 02)


                              Chelsea  |  Manchester Utd
                              4-3-3 A  |  4-3-1-2 N
                        James Houston  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                           J_Reina GK  |  GK Rafael
                          S_Pearce DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                           Kommper DF  |  DF G_Johnson
                            M_Madl DF  |  DF Ben_Barcley
                              Ajer DF  |  DF J_Okore
                            Juarez MF  |  MF J_Maria
                           Drexler MF  |  MF S_Sidwell
                           C_Baker MF  |  MF R_Taiwo
                       D_Trezeguet FW  |  AM J_J_Okocha
                         M_Vucinic FW  |  FW Van_Tijkaan
                           Edouard FW  |  FW Arnautovic
                                       |
                            J_Bond SUB |  SUB Tom_Clements
                         J_Nasazzi SUB |  SUB K_Gunter
                          Mo_Diame SUB |  SUB B_Bannan
                              Park SUB |  SUB Brian_Lavery
                       Ivica_Strok SUB |  SUB A_Ribbery

Referee: C_Cakir (Turkey)


Min. 3  :(mnu) J_Maria with an intelligent ball to J_J_Okocha
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from M_Madl
Min. 6  :(chs) C_Baker hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  M_Vucinic latches onto it!
          ...  M_Vucinic with the cheeky shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  His manager looks unmoved
          ...  That puts Chelsea ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Chelsea 1-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 8  :(chs) M_Vucinic takes on 3 men
          ...  M_Vucinic hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  Rafael gets his fingertips to it
Min. 8  :(mnu) J_J_Okocha sprints past Edouard
          ...  J_J_Okocha aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  J_Reina never had a chance!
Min. 9  :(mnu) S_Sidwell with the heel pass to J_J_Okocha
          ...  J_J_Okocha fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 15 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha has it now
          ...  He takes on M_Madl
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Maria!
          ...  What a shot from J_Maria !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  The shot slips through J_Reina's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 17 :(chs) M_Madl flicks the ball through
          ...  M_Vucinic runs onto it!
          ...  But Ben_Barcley wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 18 :(chs) Edouard finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  Edouard rifles it at the goal !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 19 :(chs) Ajer is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to M_Vucinic
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Ben_Barcley hits it out for a throw
Min. 19 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha beats M_Madl
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Fine tackle by S_Pearce
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 21 :(mnu) Arnautovic slides it through the middle to Ben_Barcley
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Ajer
Min. 22 :(mnu) Ben_Barcley hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  J_J_Okocha latches onto it!
          ...  A well-placed shot from J_J_Okocha !
          ...  J_Reina gathers it comfortably
Min. 23 :(chs) Edouard runs at P_Hoskins
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Edouard aims for the top right corner !
          ...  Rafael parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And Rafael recovers to save!!
Min. 23 :(mnu) J_Maria with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past S_Pearce
          ...  He knocks it to Van_Tijkaan!
          ...  A great volley from Van_Tijkaan !
          ...  J_Reina with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_J_Okocha curls it into the box!
          ...  Ajer clears the danger
Min. 24 :(chs) Kommper with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past G_Johnson
          ...  He knocks it to Juarez!
          ...  Juarez hits a crisp volley!
          ...  Rafael gets up well to catch that one
Min. 27 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan controls it with ease
          ...  Van_Tijkaan curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 29 :(chs) Drexler heads the ball back to Edouard
          ...  Ben_Barcley with the block
Min. 33 :(mnu) Arnautovic runs at Ajer
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  C_Baker with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  It's a Red Card!!
          ...  He's been hard done by for that!!
Min. 33 :(mnu) R_Taiwo holds the ball up
          ...  He sees J_J_Okocha in space!
          ...  J_J_Okocha with a bicycle kick !
          ...  The shot slips through J_Reina's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 35 :(chs) D_Trezeguet turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Edouard
          ...  Ben_Barcley with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  C_Cakir calls him for a talk
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  D_Trezeguet drives it in
          ...  Rafael just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 36 :(chs) M_Vucinic sidesteps Van_Tijkaan
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  M_Vucinic drives it towards goal !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(mnu) J_Maria hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  Van_Tijkaan latches onto it!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  But J_Reina pulls out a save of the game
Min. 47 :(chs) Juarez brings it under control
          ...  He takes on R_Taiwo
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Trezeguet!
          ...  D_Trezeguet tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  Rafael has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Rafael is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 47 :(mnu) R_Taiwo looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards J_Maria
          ...  Ajer reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises
Min. 49 :(chs) Drexler pulls it back to Ajer
          ...  Ben_Barcley bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Chelsea 1-0 Manchester Utd

Min. 47 :(chs) D_Trezeguet latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  D_Trezeguet tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Rafael never had a chance!
Min. 49 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to Ben_Barcley
          ...  S_Pearce reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 50 :(mnu) K_Gunter comes on for J_Okore and takes up a DF role
Min. 53 :(mnu) Ben_Barcley runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Kommper back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Ben_Barcley shapes up for a shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 54 :(chs) D_Trezeguet controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  Edouard gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Edouard has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 54 :(mnu) J_Maria hoofs it up field to find G_Johnson
          ...  G_Johnson attempts a low drive!
          ...  But J_Reina comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 55 :(mnu) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Brian_Lavery will come on for J_J_Okocha and play FW
Min. 55 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with a precise pass to Brian_Lavery
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from S_Pearce
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 59 :(chs) Juarez chips the ball over the defence and finds D_Trezeguet
          ...  G_Johnson wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 60 :(mnu) B_Bannan is going to be brought on
          ...  R_Taiwo is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 61 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic has a go!
          ...  It flies in!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  But it's been disallowed. The reason is unclear
          ...  An angry fan runs onto the pitch!!
          ...  And the police get him!!
          ...  Disgraceful!!
Min. 62 :(chs) Ajer finds the run of Drexler
          ...  Intercepted by S_Sidwell
Min. 66 :(mnu) B_Bannan plays the early ball across the box to find Brian_Lavery in space
          ...  Brian_Lavery bears down on goal!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 66 :(chs) Edouard finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  K_Gunter muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 67 :(chs) Drexler plays a long ball to Edouard
          ...  P_Hoskins goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 68 :(mnu) J_Maria volleys it forward. He finds K_Gunter
          ...  Intercepted by Kommper
Min. 71 :(mnu) J_Maria looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  The defender plays it back to J_Reina
          ...  Van_Tijkaan intercepts the back pass!
          ...  He tries to dummy J_Reina
          ...  He tries to slide it past J_Reina
          ...  J_Reina dives bravely at his feet !!
Min. 72 :(chs) Drexler feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Edouard runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  G_Johnson takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 73 :(chs) D_Trezeguet turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to M_Vucinic
          ...  G_Johnson wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 75 :(chs) M_Madl chips the ball over the defence and finds Kommper
          ...  Kommper hits the ball first time!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Juarez hits it into the box!
          ...  D_Trezeguet loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rafael will be disappointed he did not save that!
          ...  Chelsea 2-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 76 :(chs) Chelsea made the switch to a C strategy
Min. 76 :(mnu) B_Bannan finds Van_Tijkaan with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Edouard with a reckless challenge
          ...  C_Cakir will want to speak to him
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He deserved that! And was lucky it wasn't more!
Min. 76 :(chs) Drexler with the towering header to Edouard
          ...  J_Maria with the foul
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 77 :(mnu) Arnautovic breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on J_Reina!
          ...  D_Trezeguet brings him down!
          ...  He deserves punishment for that!
          ...  C_Cakir calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 80 :(chs) J_Nasazzi is ready to come on to replace Kommper
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 80 :(chs) Mo_Diame comes on for Drexler and takes up a MF role
Min. 80 :(chs) Park will replace M_Vucinic and play FW
Min. 84 :(mnu) The ball goes loose!
          ...  Brian_Lavery gains possesion and thinks about the shot
          ...  Ajer gets to the ball first
Min. 87 :(mnu) Arnautovic steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  M_Madl reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(chs) Juarez runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Ben_Barcley back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Juarez rifles it to the far post !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Rafael never had a chance!
Min. 89 :(mnu) A defence splitting pass from J_Maria to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 91 :(mnu) Arnautovic with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  D_Trezeguet with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 92 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  Arnautovic latches onto the ball
          ...  Arnautovic belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  J_Reina tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Maria plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan gets a shot in
          ...  J_Reina gets up well to catch that one
Min. 93 :(chs) J_Nasazzi with the dribble
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Cleaned up by G_Johnson
Min. 93 :(mnu) S_Sidwell knocks it forward
          ...  J_Nasazzi slips
          ...  Brian_Lavery gets to it!
          ...  S_Pearce wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 94 :(mnu) S_Sidwell turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Brian_Lavery
          ...  But Mo_Diame clears the danger

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stamford Bridge
Attendance           : 91,682
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : D_Trezeguet (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Vucinic (6), D_Trezeguet (75)
Sent Off             : C_Baker (33)
Booked               : Edouard (76), D_Trezeguet (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : Van_Tijkaan
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : K_Gunter (66), J_Maria (76)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Chelsea      | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       16
Off target           :           8        |       8
On target            :           5        |       8
Possession           :          40        |       60
Corners              :           1        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       7
Key Tackles          :          12        |       10
Key Passes           :          16        |       21
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Final Score          : Chelsea 2 - 0 Manchester Utd
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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  33   2   3   1  18 |  98   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  25   7  10  18 |  98   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  20  20
Kommper        DF   1  25   9   8  32 |  84   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   1
M_Madl         DF   3  24   8   6  22 |  98   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
Ajer           DF   1  24   7   7  22 |  98   0   4   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  20   0
Juarez         MF   3   7  28   7  21 |  98   0   0   2   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  40  11
Drexler        MF   3   8  27   9  12 |  84   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
C_Baker        MF   2   5  26   6  13 |  33   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0 -10  20 -10
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  26  21 |  98   0   1   3   0   4   1   1   0   0  18  28  36
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   9  26  14 |  84   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  46
Edouard        FW   3   7   5  25  23 |  98   0   0   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  18  18  30
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Nasazzi      DF   1  24   8   5  41 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Mo_Diame       MF   2  13  25   7  42 |  14   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Park           FW   1   6  27   9  23 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ivica_Strok    FW   3   8   7  26  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
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  30   2   2   2  20 |  98   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  24   9   5  10 |  98   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
G_Johnson      DF   1  24   8   7  18 |  98   0   4   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80   0  10
Ben_Barcley    DF   3  24   7   8  41 |  98   0   4   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  10   1
J_Okore        DF   3  24   5   6  22 |  54   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  25   9  32 |  98   0   0   7   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  68  -1
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  25   8  11 |  98   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
R_Taiwo        MF   1   6  23   2  31 |  64   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_J_Okocha     AM   1   9  23  14  13 |  59   0   0   2   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  20  13
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  26  22 |  98   0   0   2   0   6   0   0   0   0 -20   0  22
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  25  11 |  98   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
Tom_Clements   GK  29   2   3   2  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Gunter       DF   2  24   7  10  22 |  44   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
B_Bannan       MF   1   7  25   4  27 |  34   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   7   8  24  32 |  39   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
A_Ribbery      FW   2   6   8  24  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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