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Elite League, Week 6

Everton 1 - 0 Benfica

Elite League Match, Everton vs. Benfica (Mon Nov 13)


                              Everton  |  Benfica
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-4-2 P
                         John O Brien  |  Steven Theobald
                                       |
                        I_Casillas GK  |  GK F_Foster
                          D_Santon DF  |  DF T_Adams
                          D_Oleary DF  |  DF C_Thomson
                           M_Kelly DF  |  DF Yann_M_Vila
                         T_Roberts DF  |  DF R_Tomassi
                            M_Ozil MF  |  MF J_Wilshere
                         D_Vazques MF  |  MF J_Plasil
                         H_Rutland MF  |  MF P_Do_Shaw
                     A_Kanchelskis MF  |  MF J_Bolm
                         A_Carroll FW  |  FW Stefano
                     Rolando_Silva FW  |  FW Nathan_Dyer
                                       |
                        S_Mignolet SUB |  SUB Z_Alomerovic
                       J_Knoxville SUB |  SUB M_Zeffane
                         A_Lallana SUB |  SUB Zheng_Zhi
                         D_Beckham SUB |  SUB S_Nakamoto
                            Yeboah SUB |  SUB A_Bagsy

Referee: H_Webb (England)


Min. 2  :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer rushes through the defence
          ...  Nathan_Dyer carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  I_Casillas can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  I_Casillas makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 4  :(evn) T_Roberts is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  M_Ozil latches onto the ball
          ...  J_Wilshere takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 7  :(evn) D_Vazques loses C_Thomson
          ...  D_Vazques with his head down lets it go !
          ...  But F_Foster punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 8  :(evn) Rolando_Silva with the dribble
          ...  T_Adams is easily beaten
          ...  Stefano fouls
          ...  That was disgusting
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  H_Webb signals that it is indirect
          ...  A_Kanchelskis passes to D_Vazques
          ...  D_Vazques with the overhead !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Vazques chips the ball into the area!
          ...  F_Foster reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 9  :(evn) Rolando_Silva beats Stefano
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Rolando_Silva with the crafty shot!
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 10 :(bfa) C_Thomson knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  A_Carroll with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 12 :(evn) D_Vazques drives it forward to H_Rutland
          ...  Yann_M_Vila stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 13 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw miskicks!
          ...  He finds Stefano though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  Rolando_Silva steals the ball of off him
Min. 18 :(evn) H_Rutland jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to T_Roberts
          ...  The defender is caught ball watching
          ...  T_Roberts takes advantage and races towards the goal!
          ...  Just F_Foster is between him and the goal
          ...  He nutmegs F_Foster
          ...  It hits the upright!!
          ...  F_Foster recovers to save it !!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Rolando_Silva floats the ball in!
          ...  F_Foster catches it!
Min. 19 :(evn) D_Vazques with a reverse pass to A_Carroll
          ...  A_Carroll drives the ball low !
          ...  F_Foster narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 20 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw floats the ball in to find J_Bolm
          ...  T_Roberts reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 20 :(evn) M_Kelly finds a hole in the defence
          ...  J_Bolm fouls badly
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  H_Webb will just give him a speaking to
Min. 22 :(evn) D_Vazques plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  D_Vazques rifles it to the far post !
          ...  F_Foster was lucky there
Min. 24 :(evn) A_Carroll gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside T_Adams!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  R_Tomassi rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 25 :(evn) A_Carroll is unmarked!
          ...  A_Carroll must beat F_Foster!
          ...  F_Foster makes a fine save
Min. 28 :(evn) H_Rutland beats R_Tomassi
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  H_Rutland with the strike !
          ...  F_Foster has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  F_Foster reacts well to save!!!
Min. 29 :(evn) Rolando_Silva had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  Rolando_Silva tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  F_Foster gathers it easily
Min. 30 :(evn) D_Vazques with a slide rule pass to Rolando_Silva
          ...  Nathan_Dyer reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Vazques chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  D_Santon with the shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 31 :(bfa) Stefano spits at D_Vazques
          ...  That's a terrible challenge
          ...  The referee comes over
          ...  And the ref shows him his 2nd yellow card now
          ...  RED CARD!
Min. 33 :(evn) D_Vazques holds the ball up
          ...  He sees D_Santon in space!
          ...  T_Adams forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Ozil crosses it in!
          ...  R_Tomassi gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 38 :(evn) D_Vazques reads the run of M_Kelly
          ...  J_Bolm read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 38 :(evn) H_Rutland with a simple pass to T_Roberts
          ...  P_Do_Shaw fouls badly
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  H_Rutland bends it in
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  F_Foster tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Ozil hits it towards the far post!
          ...  C_Thomson clears the corner
Min. 42 :(evn) T_Roberts is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to Rolando_Silva
          ...  Rolando_Silva with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  What agility from F_Foster
Min. 42 :(bfa) J_Plasil with a 40-yard pass to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  D_Oleary reads the play well
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(evn) T_Roberts has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Yann_M_Vila
          ...  He knocks it to M_Ozil!
          ...  Yann_M_Vila moves quickly to get the tackle in this time

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Everton 0-0 Benfica

Min. 48 :(evn) Rolando_Silva breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He rounds F_Foster!
          ...  F_Foster brings him down in the area!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  H_Webb reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  H_Webb looks across to his assistant!
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  A_Carroll takes it
          ...  F_Foster dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  And Everton are leading in the game now
          ...  Everton 1-0 Benfica...
Min. 49 :(bfa) Benfica will now play A after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 49 :(bfa) J_Wilshere backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Nathan_Dyer gets on the end of it
          ...  M_Kelly with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
Min. 55 :(evn) Rolando_Silva runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  R_Tomassi with a reckless challenge
          ...  H_Webb will want to speak to him
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  John O Brien looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 59 :(bfa) T_Adams takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  D_Oleary scythes the player down.
          ...  Psycho!
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 59 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  Yann_M_Vila gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  D_Santon wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 60 :(evn) A_Kanchelskis jumps over T_Adams's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  A_Kanchelskis looks to see where F_Foster is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 60 :(bfa) T_Adams is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to Yann_M_Vila
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from D_Oleary
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Do_Shaw plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It is cleared by D_Santon
Min. 62 :(evn) D_Vazques beats C_Thomson
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  T_Adams clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 65 :(evn) M_Kelly picks up the pass
          ...  M_Kelly drives the shot in!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 67 :(evn) A_Kanchelskis beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds Rolando_Silva
          ...  J_Wilshere with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  D_Vazques swings it in
          ...  A_Carroll gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Carroll tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But F_Foster punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 70 :(evn) J_Knoxville will come on for D_Santon and play DF
Min. 70 :(bfa) A_Bagsy is coming on and J_Wilshere is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 73 :(evn) H_Rutland finds the space intelligently
          ...  R_Tomassi with a deliberate foul
          ...  H_Webb will want to speak to him
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  A_Kanchelskis swings it in
          ...  Rolando_Silva takes control of it!
          ...  Rolando_Silva with the attempt at goal!
          ...  F_Foster won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 74 :(evn) D_Oleary finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  Yann_M_Vila gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 75 :(bfa) M_Zeffane will replace T_Adams and play DF
Min. 75 :(evn) H_Rutland breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on F_Foster!
          ...  P_Do_Shaw brings him down!
          ...  That's a terrible challenge
          ...  The referee comes over
          ...  He's already on a yellow
          ...  Straight RED CARD!
Min. 76 :(evn) T_Roberts has it now
          ...  He takes on M_Zeffane
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Oleary!
          ...  D_Oleary tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Benfica fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 77 :(evn) M_Kelly works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Rolando_Silva
          ...  Rolando_Silva aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  F_Foster tips it over !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Ozil crosses it in!
          ...  C_Thomson clears the corner
Min. 78 :(evn) A_Kanchelskis runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Rolando_Silva
          ...  But M_Zeffane will cut out the threat
Min. 78 :(evn) A_Carroll runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  J_Bolm with an awful challenge
          ...  H_Webb calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 79 :(bfa) J_Bolm works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Nathan_Dyer
          ...  Nathan_Dyer has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  I_Casillas turns it behind for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Bolm drives it into the box!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer swings a leg at it!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  I_Casillas is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Plasil lofts the ball in!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer gets something on it!
          ...  But I_Casillas tips it behind
          ...  H_Webb has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 80 :(evn) D_Beckham is being prepared to come on
          ...  M_Ozil is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 80 :(evn) A_Lallana comes on for D_Vazques and will play MF to the delight of the fans
Min. 82 :(evn) D_Beckham looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to A_Carroll
          ...  A_Carroll with a blistering shot !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 84 :(evn) A_Carroll knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  A_Carroll goes for goal !
          ...  F_Foster saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 85 :(bfa) J_Bolm beats T_Roberts
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves H_Webb
          ...  H_Rutland with the high feet
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(evn) A_Lallana lays the ball back to Rolando_Silva
          ...  Rolando_Silva with a stunning strike !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 88 :(bfa) J_Bolm pushes it past the defender
          ...  J_Bolm with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But I_Casillas makes an easy save
Min. 89 :(evn) A_Carroll is injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  They have no substitutions left.
          ...  Will play a man down
Min. 90 :(evn) A_Lallana with the first time pass to D_Beckham
          ...  D_Beckham attempts to nutmeg F_Foster!
          ...  But F_Foster with the difficult save

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Goodison Park
Attendance           : 134,000
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Everton Match Info
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Best player          : A_Carroll (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Carroll (48 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Carroll (10), D_Oleary (59), H_Rutland (85)
Injured              : A_Carroll (89)
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : F_Foster
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : Stefano (31), P_Do_Shaw (75)
Booked               : R_Tomassi (24), F_Foster (48), J_Wilshere (67), J_Bolm (78)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Everton     |    Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :          23        |       5
Off target           :           9        |       2
On target            :          14        |       3
Possession           :          60        |       40
Corners              :           6        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       2
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       4
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :          12        |       14
Key Tackles          :           5        |       9
Key Passes           :          17        |       7
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Final Score          : Everton 1 - 0 Benfica
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Player Statistics - Everton
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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I_Casillas     GK  35   3   1   3  42 |  94   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
D_Santon       DF   2  29  11   5  24 |  71   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 100  20  21
D_Oleary       DF   1  29  10   6  24 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -1
M_Kelly        DF   2  28  14  14  33 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
T_Roberts      DF   2  27  11   9  27 |  94   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40   5
M_Ozil         MF   2   8  30   7  18 |  81   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Vazques      MF   1   7  28  15  22 |  81   0   0   5   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  50  11
H_Rutland      MF   1   8  27  12  14 |  94   0   0   2   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  18   8
A_Kanchelskis  MF   2   7  27   6  22 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
A_Carroll      FW   2   8   7  27  38 |  90   0   0   0   0   5   1   1   0   0  -2  -2  49
Rolando_Silva  FW   3  10   9  26  41 |  94   0   1   0   0   6   0   0   0   0  40  20  38
S_Mignolet     GK  27   3   3   3  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Knoxville    DF   3  27  10   9  11 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Lallana      MF   3  10  26   8  21 |  13   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Beckham      MF   3   8  23   8  30 |  13   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
Yeboah         FW   1   7   7  27  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Benfica
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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F_Foster       GK  39   2   4   4  16 |  94  15   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  63   0   0   0
T_Adams        DF   2  32   8   7  22 |  76   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
C_Thomson      DF   2  31  12   7  25 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -20
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  29  14   8  22 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -20 -20
R_Tomassi      DF   1  28   8   7  37 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
J_Wilshere     MF   2  19  29  11  19 |  71   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
J_Plasil       MF   1   7  29  10  19 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
P_Do_Shaw      MF   2   9  29   9  25 |  76   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10  20 -10
J_Bolm         MF   2  11  28  13  32 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  18   8   3
Stefano        FW   2   9   8  29  39 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  28  31 |  94   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  20   0  12
Z_Alomerovic   GK  28   1   1   1  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Zeffane      DF   1  27   9   7  31 |  18   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Zheng_Zhi      MF   1   9  30   8  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  25  16  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Bagsy        FW   1   8   5  27  15 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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