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Elite League, Week 4

FC Porto 0 - 0 Barcelona

Elite League Match, FC Porto vs. Barcelona (Sun Oct 29)


                             FC Porto  |  Barcelona
                          4-1-2-1-2 E  |  4-4-2 P
                         Shaun Winzor  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                        D_Marshall GK  |  GK Romero
                           B_Moore DF  |  DF B_Myre
                            C_Barr DF  |  DF G_Bale
                           C_Obasi DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                         S_Bradley DF  |  DF J_Miranda
                          S_Winzor DM  |  MF R_Kopa
                         D_Pereira MF  |  MF Xavi
                         O_Ruggeri MF  |  MF Adnan_Januzaj
                          P_Nedved AM  |  MF A_Iniesta
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  FW M_Hunt
                           G_Mixon FW  |  FW H_Son
                                       |
                            Helton SUB |  SUB M_De_Sanctis
                              Maxi SUB |  SUB J_Myre
                          G_Fofana SUB |  SUB Ciaran_Clark
                            M_Isco SUB |  SUB B_Spencer
                     R_Chamgerlain SUB |  SUB Odegaard

Referee: O_Hategan (Romania)


Min. 3  :(brc) R_Kopa changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to B_Myre
          ...  B_Myre drives it low !
          ...  But D_Marshall comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 4  :(brc) M_Hunt barges the defender off the ball
          ...  M_Hunt with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  But D_Marshall gets down well to tip the ball wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Xavi plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Marshall catches it!
Min. 7  :(brc) R_Kopa knocks it forward
          ...  C_Barr slips
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj gets to it!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  But D_Marshall stops that one easily
Min. 17 :(brc) B_Myre moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Son
          ...  S_Bradley with an ugly foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
Min. 20 :(brc) R_Kopa gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  H_Son is unmarked
          ...  H_Son with the drive!
          ...  D_Marshall with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 23 :(brc) J_Miranda runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  D_Marshall parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 25 :(fcp) D_Pereira hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  P_Nedved collects the loose ball!
          ...  Intercepted by Adnan_Januzaj
Min. 31 :(fcp) D_Pereira plays the early ball across the box to find S_Winzor in space
          ...  S_Winzor launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  Romero fists it away
Min. 31 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj with the first time flick to B_Myre
          ...  B_Myre with the attempt at goal!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And D_Marshall reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Adnan_Januzaj swings it in!
          ...  The ball finds its way to Xavi
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  D_Marshall with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 32 :(fcp) P_Nedved sidesteps J_Miranda
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  The ball hits G_Bale in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 32 :(brc) G_Wilkinson squares it to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt with a bicycle kick !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  D_Marshall never had a chance!
Min. 34 :(brc) M_Hunt runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  C_Obasi bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 36 :(brc) M_Hunt beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  C_Barr wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 37 :(fcp) G_Mixon takes advantage of a mistake by H_Son
          ...  B_Myre reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 38 :(fcp) P_Nedved with the first time pass to G_Mixon
          ...  G_Mixon aims for the top right corner !
          ...  Romero with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 38 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj with a probing through ball H_Son
          ...  A vicious shot by H_Son !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 39 :(brc) G_Bale skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt is clean through!
          ...  He rounds D_Marshall
          ...  He tries to slide it past D_Marshall
          ...  D_Marshall pulls off a save !!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 47 :(brc) B_Myre controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs S_Winzor
          ...  He puts in H_Son!
          ...  H_Son with the strike !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: FC Porto 0-0 Barcelona

Min. 47 :(fcp) D_Pereira volleys it forward. He finds P_Nedved
          ...  The ball hits G_Bale in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 47 :(brc) H_Son holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to M_Hunt
          ...  M_Hunt attempts a low drive!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  D_Marshall never had a chance!
Min. 51 :(fcp) E_Adebayor with a fantastic turn that puts him through on goal
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  G_Bale belts it clear
Min. 55 :(brc) A_Iniesta looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to R_Kopa
          ...  The defender fails to control it
          ...  R_Kopa picks up the loose ball and runs towards goal
          ...  He is one on one with D_Marshall
          ...  He lobs it over D_Marshall
          ...  Its hit the bar and over!!
Min. 56 :(brc) G_Bale loses B_Moore
          ...  G_Bale attempts a chip!
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 57 :(fcp) E_Adebayor takes advantage of a mistake by G_Wilkinson
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  G_Bale tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  O_Hategan has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by O_Hategan!
          ...  O_Hategan calls him for a talk
Min. 59 :(fcp) E_Adebayor takes possession
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  J_Miranda gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  O_Ruggeri hits it into the box!
          ...  Romero jumps well to claim it!
Min. 60 :(brc) Xavi with an in swinging cross to G_Bale
          ...  Cleared by S_Winzor
Min. 61 :(brc) G_Bale gains possession
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from C_Barr
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 62 :(fcp) B_Moore is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor could have let it bounce!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  Romero tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Winzor plays it towards the near post!
          ...  J_Miranda gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 65 :(brc) Barcelona's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 66 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Mixon
          ...  H_Son goes in studs first
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 67 :(brc) G_Bale beats C_Obasi
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  O_Ruggeri with a nasty foul
Min. 68 :(fcp) E_Adebayor runs towards the goal
          ...  But J_Miranda slides in two footed.
          ...  O_Hategan has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 70 :(fcp) Maxi replaces an unhappy B_Moore and will play as a DF
Min. 70 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain comes on for E_Adebayor and takes up a FW role
Min. 70 :(fcp) FC Porto's manager orders his side to play C
Min. 70 :(brc) Odegaard comes on for B_Myre and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 70 :(brc) B_Spencer will replace the useless R_Kopa and will play MF
Min. 70 :(brc) J_Myre is going to be brought on
          ...  G_Wilkinson is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 72 :(fcp) G_Fofana replaces D_Pereira to play as a MF
Min. 76 :(fcp) P_Nedved with a penetrating pass to G_Fofana
          ...  G_Fofana with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  Romero with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 76 :(brc) B_Spencer with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past S_Winzor
          ...  He knocks it to M_Hunt!
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from M_Hunt !
          ...  D_Marshall can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  D_Marshall makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 77 :(fcp) C_Obasi controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  G_Mixon gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  G_Mixon attempts a lob!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 78 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to M_Hunt
          ...  C_Barr with the tackle
          ...  O_Hategan will want to speak to him
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
Min. 79 :(fcp) G_Mixon with a smart pass to S_Winzor
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from J_Miranda
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 80 :(fcp) P_Nedved with the dribble
          ...  G_Bale is easily beaten
          ...  J_Myre steals the ball of off him
Min. 81 :(fcp) Maxi with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  Maxi with the attempt at goal!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 82 :(fcp) Maxi gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to O_Ruggeri
          ...  O_Ruggeri gets up high for the header !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Romero dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had Romero beaten!
Min. 83 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain sidesteps G_Bale
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  J_Myre cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 84 :(fcp) G_Fofana with a measured ball to Maxi
          ...  G_Bale with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 84 :(brc) J_Myre jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Hunt
          ...  The cross hits M_Hunt on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  D_Marshall never had a chance!
Min. 86 :(fcp) P_Nedved plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  P_Nedved hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(brc) A_Iniesta unselfishly heads the ball back to Odegaard
          ...  Odegaard carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 90 :(brc) A_Iniesta plays in M_Hunt with a beautiful ball
          ...  M_Hunt must beat D_Marshall!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  D_Marshall never had a chance!
Min. 91 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  A team mate overlaps him now
          ...  He uses his team mates run as a decoy and heads towards the goal!
          ...  R_Chamgerlain has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 92 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  O_Ruggeri with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  Romero was beaten there!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estádio do Dragãos
Attendance           : 150,000
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : D_Marshall
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : G_Bale (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : H_Son (66)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     |    Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :          10        |       18
Off target           :           6        |       10
On target            :           4        |       8
Possession           :          48        |       52
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       9
Key Tackles          :           4        |       11
Key Passes           :          11        |       17
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Final Score          : FC Porto 0 - 0 Barcelona
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Player Statistics - FC Porto
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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D_Marshall     GK  39   7   5   7  14 |  96   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
B_Moore        DF   2  30  13  11  20 |  72   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Barr         DF   2  30  13  10  27 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  27  11   8  39 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  26  12   7  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
S_Winzor       DM   3  20  24  10  22 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
D_Pereira      MF   3  11  27   7  32 |  74   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
O_Ruggeri      MF   1   8  26  22  19 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   2
P_Nedved       AM   1   7  25  23  17 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
E_Adebayor     FW   2   7   7  29  35 |  72   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  27  42 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   6
Helton         GK  29   1   1   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  27   8   8  22 |  24   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
G_Fofana       MF   1  17  26   7  21 |  22   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
M_Isco         AM   2   8  23  20  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  26  20 |  24   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Barcelona
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Romero         GK  39   2   5   1  22 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
B_Myre         DF   1  33  14   6  30 |  72   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
G_Bale         DF   2  31  11   7  42 |  96   0   4   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 120  10   1
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  72   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Miranda      DF   2  27  10   7  21 |  96   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  72   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
Xavi           MF   1   5  28   9  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  11  27  10  23 |  96   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   5
A_Iniesta      MF   2   6  27   7  11 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  96   0   0   0   0   8   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
H_Son          FW   2   8  10  27  20 |  96   0   0   1   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2   8   5
M_De_Sanctis   GK  27   8   5   5  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  24   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  24   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Odegaard       FW   2   4   5  27  31 |  24   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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