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FC Porto 1 - 2 Juventus

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 4, FC Porto vs. Juventus (Wed Jan 23)


                             FC Porto  |  Juventus
                            4-3-1-2 E  |  4-4-2 P
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  Gary Hill
                                       |
                        P_Lattuada GK  |  GK Belushi
                              Maxi DF  |  DF C_Smalling
                          T_Stavos DF  |  DF H_Berg
                           L_Jones DF  |  DF Beckenbauer
                            T_Haas DF  |  DF T_Gemmell
                           R_Neves MF  |  MF Kak
                          S_Winzor MF  |  MF M_Kikuchi
                           A_Silva MF  |  MF S_Niguez
                     R_Chamgerlain AM  |  MF J_Fleck
                          J_Garner FW  |  FW D_Rortugal
                      G_Agbonlahor FW  |  FW G_Puciato
                                       |
                            C_Barr SUB |  SUB Savic
                         S_Bradley SUB |  SUB M_Friedrich
                         D_Pereira SUB |  SUB A_Cejudo
                           M_James SUB |  SUB B_Murdoch
                           G_Mixon SUB |  SUB S_Corchia

Referee: O_Hategan (Romania)


Min. 1  :(jvt) S_Niguez crosses to C_Smalling
          ...  C_Smalling has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Rortugal chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  P_Lattuada catches it!
Min. 2  :(fcp) S_Winzor turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  S_Winzor with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 2  :(jvt) J_Fleck reads the run of G_Puciato
          ...  But Maxi wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 4  :(fcp) T_Stavos takes advantage of a mistake by H_Berg
          ...  T_Stavos tries the shot !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 4  :(jvt) M_Kikuchi crosses in from the wing, he finds T_Gemmell in the box
          ...  From long range T_Gemmell bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But P_Lattuada makes an easy save
Min. 5  :(jvt) D_Rortugal makes the tackle
          ...  D_Rortugal fires a shot at goal !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 10 :(fcp) R_Neves is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner tries to beat Belushi from outside the area!
          ...  Belushi heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 10 :(jvt) S_Niguez backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  G_Puciato gets on the end of it
          ...  But Maxi reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 18 :(jvt) D_Rortugal nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  R_Neves with the foul
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 21 :(fcp) L_Jones runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs T_Gemmell
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  L_Jones hits a great drive!
          ...  Belushi gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  It's pushed behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Silva chips the ball into the area!
          ...  Belushi makes the catch!
Min. 26 :(jvt) G_Puciato is injured. He's unable to continue
Min. 26 :(jvt) S_Corchia is being prepared to come on
          ...  G_Puciato is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 27 :(fcp) T_Stavos spits at Kak
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 29 :(jvt) A defence splitting pass from M_Kikuchi to S_Corchia
          ...  But Maxi reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 30 :(jvt) M_Kikuchi gains possession
          ...  L_Jones is called for the holding foul
          ...  Looked like a fair jump
          ...  The referee got it wrong
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  S_Corchia bends it in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled into the top corner!
          ...  And Juventus are leading in the game now
          ...  FC Porto 0-1 Juventus ...
Min. 30 :(jvt) M_Friedrich is coming on for J_Fleck and will play DF
Min. 30 :(jvt) Juventus will now play D
Min. 30 :(jvt) Kak takes on T_Stavos
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  Kak with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  P_Lattuada manages to turn it behind
Min. 37 :(fcp) T_Stavos turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Agbonlahor
          ...  But M_Friedrich sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 41 :(jvt) M_Kikuchi runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to D_Rortugal
          ...  Maxi cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 42 :(fcp) A_Silva bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  M_Friedrich clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(jvt) H_Berg moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Corchia
          ...  R_Neves with the foul
          ...  O_Hategan refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 44 :(jvt) Kak plays it forward to Beckenbauer
          ...  Beckenbauer flings a shot at goal !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 47 :(fcp) R_Neves takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Maxi
          ...  T_Gemmell clears with a diving header

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

Min. 48 :(fcp) S_Winzor is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to J_Garner
          ...  M_Friedrich brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But O_Hategan waves play on!!!
Min. 48 :(fcp) R_Neves looks injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  He isn't going to continue
Min. 48 :(fcp) D_Pereira replaces an unhappy R_Neves and will play as a MF
Min. 55 :(fcp) A_Silva holds the ball up
          ...  He sees G_Agbonlahor in space!
          ...  G_Agbonlahor looks to see where Belushi is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 56 :(fcp) D_Pereira finds the run of R_Chamgerlain
          ...  T_Gemmell with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  O_Hategan calls him over
          ...  O_Hategan is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 57 :(jvt) M_Kikuchi squares it to S_Corchia
          ...  T_Stavos rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  O_Hategan calls him over
          ...  O_Hategan tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 59 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  T_Gemmell takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 60 :(jvt) M_Friedrich threads the through ball to S_Corchia
          ...  D_Pereira gathers up the loose ball
Min. 60 :(fcp) A_Silva with a slide rule pass to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  S_Corchia stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  O_Hategan reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 62 :(jvt) D_Rortugal finds his way through
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from L_Jones
Min. 64 :(fcp) J_Garner kills the ball dead
          ...  S_Corchia is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Gary Hill looks relieved
          ...  Roberto Ciccotelli is far from happy with that decision
Min. 66 :(jvt) D_Rortugal leaves his marker standing
          ...  L_Jones with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 79 :(jvt) A_Cejudo is coming on and M_Kikuchi is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 83 :(fcp) J_Garner beats A_Cejudo
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves O_Hategan
          ...  M_Friedrich is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
Min. 84 :(jvt) Kak takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Corchia
          ...  T_Haas robs him of the ball
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 92 :(jvt) Kak finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  A vicious shot by Kak !
          ...  P_Lattuada parries it, he follows it up
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The defence had gone walk about!
          ...  FC Porto 0-2 Juventus ...
Min. 93 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain takes advantage of a mistake by A_Cejudo
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by C_Smalling !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 94 :(fcp) S_Winzor brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  G_Agbonlahor makes himself available
          ...  G_Agbonlahor attempts to nutmeg Belushi!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs to the corner and gives the away fans the middle finger
          ...  That's given FC Porto a lifeline!
          ...  FC Porto 1-2 Juventus ...

*************  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          : S_Winzor
Scorers              : G_Agbonlahor (94)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : R_Neves (18), L_Jones (30), T_Stavos (57)
Injured              : R_Neves (48)
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : Kak (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : S_Corchia (30), Kak (92)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : T_Gemmell (56), S_Corchia (60)
Injured              : G_Puciato (26)
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     |    Juventus
Attempts on Goal     :           6        |       7
Off target           :           3        |       3
On target            :           3        |       4
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           1        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       2
Subs Used            :           1        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       8
Key Tackles          :           8        |       6
Key Passes           :           9        |       11
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Final Score          : FC Porto 1 - 2 Juventus
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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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P_Lattuada     GK  30   3   2   1  42 |  96   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  29   8   8  22 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60 -20 -20
T_Stavos       DF   3  27  12   5  10 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -1
L_Jones        DF   3  27   7   8  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  -2   8
T_Haas         DF   2  25  12   7  11 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Neves        MF   2   5  28   4  33 |  50   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
S_Winzor       MF   3  20  25  10  22 |  96   0   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
A_Silva        MF   1   6  25   7  20 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
R_Chamgerlain  AM   2   6  10  27  20 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  28  11 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
G_Agbonlahor   FW   1  11   8  26  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  36
C_Barr         GK   2  32  13  10  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  27  13   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Pereira      MF   3  12  29   7  32 |  46   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
M_James        MF   2  11  25  14  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  28  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Juventus
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Belushi        GK  39   8   8   5  11 |  96   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
C_Smalling     DF   1  31   8   6  29 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
H_Berg         DF   1  28  11   7  21 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Beckenbauer    DF   2  28   9   7  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
T_Gemmell      DF   2  27   4  10  42 |  96   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  58  18  28
Kak            MF   2  16  27   9  41 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  20  45
M_Kikuchi      MF   1  15  27   8  30 |  81   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
S_Niguez       MF   2   7  27   5  22 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40  20
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  26   7  31 |  30   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  29  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  29  42 |  26   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Savic          GK  36   2   7   3  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Friedrich    DF   2  28  11  10  29 |  66   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  27   8  10 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Murdoch      MF   2   7  25  16  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Corchia      FW   1   5   5  26  45 |  70   0   0   0   0   1   1   1   0   0  -2  -2  33
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