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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 1

Chelsea 0 - 1 Marseille

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 1, Chelsea vs. Marseille (Wed Dec 05)


                              Chelsea  |  Marseille
                              4-4-2 A  |  4-4-2 C
                        James Houston  |  Lee Shaw
                                       |
                           J_Reina GK  |  GK R_Higuita
                             Balde DF  |  DF S_Byram
                           L_Olsen DF  |  DF J_Pedro
                          S_Pearce DF  |  DF F_Le_Boeuf
                           Kommper DF  |  DF M_Amoros
                           Drexler MF  |  MF I_Perisic
                            Juarez MF  |  MF M_Dickinson
                       D_Savicevic MF  |  MF P_Viera
                              Park MF  |  MF N_Kante
                         K_Benzema FW  |  FW Z_Zidane
                       D_Trezeguet FW  |  FW A_Di_Stefano
                                       |
                            J_Bond SUB |  SUB S_Given
                        G_Burdisso SUB |  SUB L_Koscielny
                        P_Coutinho SUB |  SUB Y_Sankhare
                        Robertinho SUB |  SUB J_Livermore
                         M_Vucinic SUB |  SUB A_Carroll

Referee: N_Rizzoli (Italy)


Min. 2  :(msl) I_Perisic back heels to find Z_Zidane in space
          ...  L_Olsen anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 6  :(msl) I_Perisic looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to M_Amoros
          ...  M_Amoros hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  J_Reina beats the ball away
Min. 8  :(chs) Juarez plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Kommper decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  P_Viera gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 10 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano moves forward
          ...  A_Di_Stefano attempts a chip!
          ...  But J_Reina punches it away
Min. 12 :(chs) D_Trezeguet with the dribble
          ...  He spots the run of his team-mate
          ...  He's decided to go alone
          ...  But I_Perisic barges him off the ball
Min. 16 :(chs) Drexler knocks it past F_Le_Boeuf and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  I_Perisic with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 16 :(msl) N_Kante sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But L_Olsen clears the danger
Min. 19 :(chs) D_Savicevic pushes it past S_Byram
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 21 :(chs) S_Pearce moves forward
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 22 :(msl) N_Kante jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Viera
          ...  L_Olsen makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 26 :(chs) Kommper takes advantage of a mistake by F_Le_Boeuf
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Kommper attempts to drive it home!
          ...  R_Higuita saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 28 :(msl) M_Dickinson takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to I_Perisic
          ...  I_Perisic throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  J_Reina takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 30 :(msl) I_Perisic wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to N_Kante
          ...  N_Kante uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  J_Reina makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 31 :(msl) I_Perisic knocks it past Balde and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  I_Perisic fires the shot in!
          ...  J_Reina catches the ball
Min. 31 :(msl) M_Amoros spits at L_Olsen
          ...  N_Rizzoli calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
Min. 33 :(msl) Z_Zidane with a penetrating pass to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  From long range A_Di_Stefano bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  J_Reina won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 34 :(msl) P_Viera holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to F_Le_Boeuf
          ...  Balde with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 34 :(msl) F_Le_Boeuf crosses into the box, finding S_Byram
          ...  S_Byram uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 36 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano runs forward
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with the shot !
          ...  J_Reina saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 38 :(msl) N_Kante runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to J_Pedro
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from S_Pearce
Min. 39 :(chs) Drexler bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to Kommper
          ...  Kommper with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  R_Higuita parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Chelsea 0-0 Marseille

Min. 46 :(chs) D_Savicevic knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  D_Savicevic hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 49 :(msl) F_Le_Boeuf with a 50-yard pass to I_Perisic
          ...  Kommper with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Marseille players
          ...  N_Rizzoli calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  James Houston looks relieved
Min. 49 :(msl) M_Dickinson hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Z_Zidane collects the loose ball!
          ...  Z_Zidane with a thundering drive!
          ...  J_Reina just watches float over the bar!
Min. 50 :(chs) Park plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  K_Benzema decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  But F_Le_Boeuf slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 51 :(chs) D_Savicevic retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Kommper gets on the end of it
          ...  S_Byram with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 51 :(msl) M_Dickinson with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past S_Pearce
          ...  He knocks it to I_Perisic!
          ...  I_Perisic fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 53 :(msl) Z_Zidane flicks it past L_Olsen
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  Z_Zidane with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  His manager looks unmoved
          ...  That's put Marseille in front!
          ...  Chelsea 0-1 Marseille ...
Min. 54 :(chs) Juarez holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to D_Trezeguet
          ...  P_Viera with an over the top challenge
          ...  N_Rizzoli lectures him
Min. 57 :(msl) I_Perisic finds his way through
          ...  He bears down on goal
          ...  Kommper with a bad challenge
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 57 :(msl) I_Perisic finds M_Amoros in acres of space
          ...  M_Amoros has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  But J_Reina is equal to it
Min. 61 :(msl) I_Perisic is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to N_Kante
          ...  N_Kante sees J_Reina off his line !
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  J_Reina was beaten there!
Min. 63 :(msl) S_Byram with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows Juarez a clean set of heals
          ...  S_Byram with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  J_Reina can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  J_Reina has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 64 :(msl) P_Viera is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  J_Reina falls over
          ...  But J_Reina is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 65 :(chs) Chelsea altered their play to a L strategy
Min. 67 :(msl) Z_Zidane steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs Balde
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  L_Olsen with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 68 :(chs) K_Benzema takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  P_Viera tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  N_Rizzoli has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by N_Rizzoli!
Min. 70 :(chs) L_Olsen sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  M_Dickinson read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 75 :(msl) L_Koscielny is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Pedro is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 77 :(chs) D_Savicevic with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past I_Perisic
          ...  L_Koscielny goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 78 :(msl) Y_Sankhare is being prepared to come on
          ...  I_Perisic is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 80 :(chs) G_Burdisso takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace L_Olsen as DF
Min. 80 :(chs) P_Coutinho will replace the useless Juarez and will play MF
Min. 80 :(chs) M_Vucinic will come on for Park and play FW
Min. 81 :(chs) Drexler is injured. He's unable to continue
          ...  And they have used all three of their substitutions
Min. 82 :(msl) A_Carroll is being prepared to come on
          ...  Z_Zidane is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 87 :(chs) Balde slides the ball across to P_Coutinho
          ...  M_Dickinson muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(msl) Y_Sankhare with a measured ball to A_Carroll
          ...  A_Carroll sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 91 :(msl) M_Amoros has space to run with the ball
          ...  P_Coutinho with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 92 :(chs) M_Vucinic barges M_Dickinson off the ball
          ...  M_Amoros steals the ball of off him

*************  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          : L_Olsen
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : Drexler (81)
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : I_Perisic (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Z_Zidane (53)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Amoros (31), M_Dickinson (87)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Chelsea     |    Marseille
Attempts on Goal     :           3        |       16
Off target           :           2        |       7
On target            :           1        |       9
Possession           :          30        |       70
Corners              :           0        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       10
Key Tackles          :           5        |       9
Key Passes           :           6        |       16
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Final Score          : Chelsea 0 - 1 Marseille
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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 |  97   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
Balde          DF   3  27   7   8  22 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  27   8   6  42 |  84   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60 -20 -20
S_Pearce       DF   1  26   7  10  18 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Kommper        DF   1  26   9   8  32 |  97   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
Drexler        MF   3   8  29   9  12 |  85   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Juarez         MF   3   7  29   7  21 |  84   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Savicevic    MF   1   8  28   9  21 |  97   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
Park           MF   1   6  28   9  23 |  84   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
K_Benzema      FW   3   7   6  28  23 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  27  21 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Burdisso     DF   2  26   5   9  39 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  25  16  31 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Robertinho     MF   3   5  25   5  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   9  26  14 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Marseille
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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R_Higuita      GK  39   2   2   2  34 |  97   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
S_Byram        DF   3  31   9   6  32 |  97   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  60   0   2
J_Pedro        DF   2  31   8   8  33 |  79   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  30  10   7  22 |  97   0   3   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20   0
M_Amoros       DF   2  28   9   8  42 |  97   0   1   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  18  -2  18
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  32   6  11 |  82   0   2   5   0   3   0   0   0   0  40  50  21
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  30   7  28 |  97   0   1   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  28  -2
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |  97   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
N_Kante        MF   3   7  30   7  13 |  97   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  40  31
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  32  34 |  86   0   0   1   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  10  46
A_Di_Stefano   FW   2   9  11  30  31 |  97   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  41
S_Given        GK  31   2   1   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  31  11   7  36 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Sankhare     MF   3   9  32  12  36 |  15   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Livermore    MF   1  11  23   8  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Carroll      FW   2   8   7  28  38 |  11   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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