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Elite League Cup Match 3

FC Porto 1 - 0 Hearts

Elite League Cup Group Match, FC Porto vs. Hearts (Wed Nov 08)


                             FC Porto  |  Hearts
                          4-2-1-1-2 E  |  4-4-2 N
                         Shaun Winzor  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                        D_Marshall GK  |  GK S_Bartram
                           B_Moore DF  |  DF S_Van_Doorn
                            C_Barr DF  |  DF A_Van_Buuren
                              Maxi DF  |  DF P_Sweeper
                       A_Kerzhakov DF  |  DF R_Meadow
                        A_R_Essien DM  |  MF E_Manson
                          G_Fofana DM  |  MF E_Cantona
                         D_Pereira MF  |  MF A_Addey
                         O_Ruggeri AM  |  MF L_Cubas
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  FW Amauri
                     R_Chamgerlain FW  |  FW Puskas
                                       |
                            Helton SUB |  SUB P_Gulacsi
                           C_Obasi SUB |  SUB Y_Vern
                          S_Winzor SUB |  SUB David_Alaba
                          P_Nedved SUB |  SUB Kelvin
                           G_Mixon SUB |  SUB D_Bunting

Referee: M_Stadio (Austria)


Min. 1  :(hts) It looks as though Hearts is now playing A
Min. 1  :(hts) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  E_Manson is through!
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Barr looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 3  :(fcp) G_Fofana brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  B_Moore gets on the end of the pass
          ...  B_Moore hits a curling shot!
          ...  S_Bartram saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 5  :(hts) A_Addey is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to Amauri
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Maxi
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Manson plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Marshall easily catches it!
Min. 6  :(fcp) D_Pereira crosses to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Meadow gathers up the loose ball
Min. 10 :(fcp) D_Pereira brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  E_Adebayor makes himself available
          ...  E_Adebayor could have let it bounce!
          ...  But S_Bartram tips it behind
          ...  M_Stadio has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 11 :(hts) Puskas controls it with ease
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from A_R_Essien
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 12 :(hts) R_Meadow holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Amauri in space!
          ...  Cleaned up by Maxi
Min. 17 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 19 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri skips the challenge from L_Cubas
          ...  L_Cubas with a deliberate foul
          ...  That deserves a punishment
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 27 :(fcp) E_Adebayor looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  A_Addey is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  M_Stadio tells him to calm his game down a bit
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  That could have been a penalty!
          ...  R_Chamgerlain hits it hard
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 27 :(hts) A_Van_Buuren is hurt
          ...  He's receiving some treatment now
          ...  But he looks unable to continue
Min. 27 :(hts) Y_Vern is ready to come on to replace A_Van_Buuren
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 30 :(hts) E_Manson changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Amauri
          ...  Amauri hits a curling shot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  D_Marshall dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had D_Marshall beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Cantona plays it into the danger area!
          ...  D_Marshall catches it!
Min. 36 :(hts) R_Meadow is forced to retreat
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  FC Porto 1-0 Hearts ...
Min. 39 :(hts) R_Meadow picks up the loose ball and runs forward with it
          ...  R_Meadow has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  But D_Marshall makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 40 :(fcp) E_Adebayor has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  O_Ruggeri collects the loose ball!
          ...  O_Ruggeri rifles it at the goal !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 40 :(hts) Amauri takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past A_Kerzhakov
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  A_Kerzhakov moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(fcp) D_Pereira with the heel pass to C_Barr
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  P_Sweeper looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 46 :(hts) Puskas breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on D_Marshall!
          ...  A_R_Essien brings him down!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  M_Stadio calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: FC Porto 1-0 Hearts

Min. 48 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past P_Sweeper
          ...  He knocks it to O_Ruggeri!
          ...  O_Ruggeri fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  O_Ruggeri plays it into the danger area!
          ...  S_Van_Doorn reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 54 :(hts) R_Meadow off the woodwork.
          ...  E_Cantona picks up the deflection
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from B_Moore
Min. 55 :(hts) L_Cubas skips the challenge from A_R_Essien
          ...  L_Cubas attempts the shot!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 57 :(fcp) G_Fofana with a precise ball to O_Ruggeri
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by S_Van_Doorn
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 57 :(hts) E_Manson gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Puskas
          ...  Puskas drives the shot in!
          ...  But D_Marshall just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  M_Stadio has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 59 :(fcp) O_Ruggeri kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  O_Ruggeri attempts a chip!
          ...  But S_Bartram punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 60 :(hts) L_Cubas looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to A_Addey
          ...  A_Addey hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 62 :(fcp) D_Pereira crosses into the box, finding E_Adebayor
          ...  A thundering drive by E_Adebayor !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 63 :(fcp) P_Nedved will replace O_Ruggeri and play AM
Min. 63 :(hts) There's going to be a change
          ...  Kelvin will come on for E_Manson and play MF
Min. 63 :(fcp) C_Barr feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  R_Chamgerlain runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  R_Chamgerlain controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 63 :(hts) Puskas gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside Maxi!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Puskas has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  D_Marshall with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 65 :(fcp) E_Adebayor with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from P_Sweeper
          ...  E_Adebayor has a go!
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 67 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  R_Chamgerlain with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  S_Bartram won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 67 :(hts) P_Sweeper nutmegs A_R_Essien, he continues to run forward
          ...  P_Nedved with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 67 :(hts) Puskas controls the ball immaculately
          ...  Leaves the defenders for dead
          ...  This looks like it could be a great chance
          ...  Puskas with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  What agility from D_Marshall
Min. 68 :(fcp) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  C_Obasi will come on for C_Barr and play DF
Min. 68 :(fcp) FC Porto will now play D
Min. 69 :(hts) D_Bunting is being prepared to come on
          ...  Amauri is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 69 :(fcp) D_Pereira hits a hard pass to E_Adebayor
          ...  R_Meadow takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 72 :(hts) D_Bunting pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  But C_Obasi wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 79 :(hts) P_Sweeper looks injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  He isn't going to continue
          ...  They have no substitutions left. Will play a man down
Min. 87 :(fcp) P_Nedved sprints past E_Cantona
          ...  P_Nedved with the side footed shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(fcp) C_Obasi spits at Kelvin
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  M_Stadio calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 93 :(fcp) G_Fofana with the cross-field pass to P_Nedved
          ...  But R_Meadow clears the ball to safety

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estádio do Dragãos
Attendance           : 144,503
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : D_Marshall (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : R_Meadow (36 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_R_Essien (46), C_Obasi (90)
Injured              : N/A
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Hearts Match Info
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Best player          : Puskas
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : A_Van_Buuren (27), P_Sweeper (79)
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     |     Hearts
Attempts on Goal     :          12        |       7
Off target           :           9        |       3
On target            :           3        |       4
Possession           :          67        |       33
Corners              :           1        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       6
Key Tackles          :           7        |       5
Key Passes           :          11        |       6
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Final Score          : FC Porto 1 - 0 Hearts
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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   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
B_Moore        DF   2  30  13  11  20 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
C_Barr         DF   2  30  13  10  27 |  70   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Maxi           DF   1  27   8   8  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Kerzhakov    DF   1  26  11   7  42 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
A_R_Essien     DM   1  23  20   1  23 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
G_Fofana       DM   1  17  26   7  21 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
D_Pereira      MF   3  11  27   7  32 |  96   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
O_Ruggeri      AM   1   8  26  22  19 |  65   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  27
E_Adebayor     FW   2   7   7  29  35 |  96   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10   7
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  26  20 |  96   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0  20  30  24
Helton         GK  29   1   1   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  27  11   8  39 |  26   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
S_Winzor       DM   3  20  24  10  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Nedved       AM   1   7  25  23  17 |  31   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  27  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Hearts
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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S_Bartram      GK  34   4   4   5  30 |  96   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
S_Van_Doorn    DF   1  30  13   5  26 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Van_Buuren   DF   2  29  12   8  25 |  27   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Sweeper      DF   2  29   6  11  22 |  81   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Meadow       DF   2  24  13   8  31 |  96   0   3   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -15
E_Manson       MF   1  10  27   9  24 |  65   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
E_Cantona      MF   2   7  26  15  41 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Addey        MF   2  11  24  10  32 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
L_Cubas        MF   3   8  24   8  11 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -19
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  27  29 |  71   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Puskas         FW   2   7   6  25  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  15
P_Gulacsi      GK  23   2   3   3  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Vern         DF   1  23  11   7  34 |  69   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
David_Alaba    DF   3  23   7   7  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Kelvin         MF   2   7  25  12  36 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Bunting      FW   1   2   8  26  31 |  25   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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