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FC Porto 2 - 1 Manchester Utd

Elite Intercontinental Cup Quarter Finals Leg, FC Porto vs. Manchester Utd (Thu Aug 20)


                             FC Porto  |  Manchester Utd
                              4-3-3 A  |  4-4-2 E
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  Care Taker Pom
                                       |
                         Dino_Zoff GK  |  GK Lev_Yashin
                           C_Obasi DF  |  DF S_Bould
                              Maxi DF  |  DF K_Gunter
                         S_Bradley DF  |  DF G_Johnson
                           L_Jones DF  |  DF Varane
                         D_Pereira MF  |  MF D_Ginola
                         F_Alvares MF  |  MF K_Magennis
                           R_Neves MF  |  MF L_Figo
                        M_Esposito FW  |  MF Bradley_Dack
                          P_Minuti FW  |  FW B_McClair
                       M_Crickmore FW  |  FW Arnautovic
                                       |
                       B_Trautmann SUB |  SUB Tim_Lavaku
                         C_Sibbald SUB |  SUB D_McDonald
                       J_Livermore SUB |  SUB S_Mazzola
                        L_Martinez SUB |  SUB J_Maria
                      P_Centocelle SUB |  SUB M_Greenwood

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 1  :(fcp) P_Minuti holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito with a powerful diving header!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He is dancing round the corner flag!
          ...  FC Porto go in front now with that goal!
          ...  FC Porto 1-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 4  :(fcp) C_Obasi loses his marker!
          ...  C_Obasi tries the shot !
          ...  But Lev_Yashin palms it behind
          ...  F_Brych has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 6  :(fcp) P_Minuti kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Maxi gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Maxi throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 7  :(mnu) L_Figo fires over a low cross to Arnautovic
          ...  But S_Bradley sweeps up the threat
Min. 8  :(fcp) M_Crickmore looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Maxi
          ...  A delicate header from Maxi !
          ...  But Lev_Yashin punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 11 :(fcp) A defence splitting pass from R_Neves to M_Esposito
          ...  Good sliding challenge from S_Bould
Min. 12 :(fcp) M_Crickmore takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  M_Crickmore with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 14 :(fcp) Maxi turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito lobs Lev_Yashin!
          ...  Lev_Yashin gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He just manages to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Esposito hits it towards the far post!
          ...  Lev_Yashin easily catches it!
Min. 16 :(fcp) R_Neves with an intelligent ball to M_Esposito
          ...  S_Bould with an over the top challenge
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 17 :(fcp) R_Neves turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Minuti
          ...  P_Minuti has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But Lev_Yashin stops that one easily
Min. 17 :(mnu) Bradley_Dack looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to K_Magennis
          ...  K_Magennis curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  Dino_Zoff falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 19 :(mnu) D_Ginola turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Varane
          ...  Maxi anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 21 :(fcp) F_Alvares with an intelligent ball to M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 22 :(fcp) P_Minuti beats the defender
          ...  Driven towards goal by P_Minuti !
          ...  But Lev_Yashin palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 23 :(fcp) F_Alvares looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito with a terrific drive !
          ...  Lev_Yashin claws it off the line
          ...  F_Brych consults his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  FC Porto 2-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 24 :(mnu) D_Ginola changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Johnson
          ...  But L_Jones will cut out the threat
Min. 25 :(fcp) P_Minuti chips the ball over the defence and finds M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 27 :(fcp) S_Bradley with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past Arnautovic
          ...  He knocks it to M_Esposito!
          ...  M_Esposito with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 27 :(mnu) K_Magennis hits a hard pass to B_McClair
          ...  B_McClair hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Magennis swings it in!
          ...  It is cleared by Maxi
Min. 29 :(mnu) Bradley_Dack jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to B_McClair
          ...  C_Obasi with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Care Taker Pom looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 31 :(fcp) F_Alvares looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to P_Minuti
          ...  P_Minuti hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  Lev_Yashin saves it
          ...  Good goalkeeping
Min. 35 :(mnu) Manchester Utd switch to playing A
Min. 37 :(mnu) D_Ginola pulls it back to B_McClair
          ...  The cross hits B_McClair on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  Dino_Zoff makes a difficult save
Min. 39 :(fcp) F_Alvares with a precise ball to M_Crickmore
          ...  Varane beats him to the ball
Min. 39 :(mnu) K_Magennis cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Arnautovic
          ...  But Maxi puts the ball out of play
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 48 :(fcp) D_Pereira with a flicked pass to M_Crickmore
          ...  M_Crickmore hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  Lev_Yashin with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 49 :(fcp) F_Alvares plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Minuti keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  P_Minuti with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  Lev_Yashin gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: FC Porto 2-0 Manchester Utd

Min. 46 :(fcp) C_Obasi takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  Lev_Yashin gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He just manages to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Alvares chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  S_Bould reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 47 :(mnu) Varane changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Arnautovic
          ...  C_Obasi wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 49 :(fcp) L_Jones brings it under control
          ...  He takes on S_Bould
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in M_Crickmore!
          ...  M_Crickmore with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 49 :(mnu) B_McClair makes the tackle
          ...  Maxi tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  F_Brych has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by F_Brych!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 53 :(mnu) Varane with a real burst of pace
          ...  C_Obasi wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 55 :(mnu) D_McDonald replaces an unhappy S_Bould and will play as a DF
Min. 58 :(fcp) R_Neves looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards P_Minuti
          ...  P_Minuti shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But Lev_Yashin palms it behind
          ...  F_Brych has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 60 :(mnu) M_Greenwood comes on for Arnautovic and takes up a FW role
Min. 61 :(fcp) R_Neves drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to M_Crickmore
          ...  G_Johnson with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 64 :(mnu) L_Figo squares it to K_Magennis
          ...  C_Obasi with the tackle
          ...  F_Brych will want to speak to him
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 65 :(mnu) J_Maria replaces an unhappy D_Ginola and will play as a MF
Min. 65 :(fcp) C_Obasi crosses into the box, finding M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito chases it through, he must score !
          ...  It flies in!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  But it's been disallowed. The linesman raised his flag
          ...  That looked like a very bad decision
Min. 66 :(fcp) M_Esposito controls the ball immaculately
          ...  Leaves the defenders for dead
          ...  This looks like it could be a great chance
          ...  M_Esposito uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 69 :(fcp) P_Minuti takes possession
          ...  P_Minuti with a thundering drive!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 70 :(mnu) J_Maria backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  M_Greenwood latches onto the end of it
          ...  M_Greenwood from 20 yards !
          ...  Dino_Zoff saves it
          ...  Good goalkeeping
Min. 72 :(fcp) M_Esposito takes advantage of a mistake by G_Johnson
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  G_Johnson reacts well to win the ball back
Min. 72 :(mnu) M_Greenwood knocks the ball past the lunge of C_Obasi
          ...  M_Greenwood with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Bradley_Dack swings it in!
          ...  Dino_Zoff catches it!
Min. 74 :(mnu) K_Magennis with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  K_Gunter gets on the end of the pass
          ...  K_Gunter with a powerful downward header!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He starts to run the full length of the pitch!
          ...  FC Porto 2-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 75 :(fcp) P_Centocelle is ready to come on to replace M_Esposito
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 75 :(fcp) FC Porto will now play N after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 76 :(fcp) D_Pereira with a slide rule pass to M_Crickmore
          ...  M_Crickmore hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  But Lev_Yashin smothers the ball.
Min. 76 :(mnu) K_Magennis looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  M_Greenwood receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  M_Greenwood with the shot on net !
          ...  Dino_Zoff saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 77 :(fcp) Up goes the substitution board - J_Livermore on for D_Pereira as a MF
Min. 77 :(fcp) J_Livermore finds P_Centocelle with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  But Varane wins the tackle
Min. 79 :(fcp) There's going to be a change
          ...  L_Martinez will come on for F_Alvares and play MF
Min. 80 :(fcp) Lev_Yashin miskicks!
          ...  L_Martinez is takes control of the ball!
          ...  L_Martinez fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  Lev_Yashin catches the ball
Min. 82 :(mnu) The ball goes loose!
          ...  K_Gunter gains possesion and thinks about the shot
          ...  S_Bradley takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(fcp) J_Livermore sidesteps his marker
          ...  J_Livermore with the crafty shot!
          ...  Lev_Yashin dives towards his top let hand corner
          ...  He's pushed that one just around the goal
          ...  Super Stop !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Martinez lofts the ball in!
          ...  C_Obasi with the header
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estádio do Dragãos
Attendance           : 131,543
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : M_Esposito (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Esposito (1,23)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : C_Obasi (29), Maxi (49)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : K_Magennis
Scorers              : K_Gunter (74)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Bould (16)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          25        |       7
Off target           :          10        |       3
On target            :          15        |       4
Possession           :          55        |       45
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       5
Key Tackles          :           7        |       5
Key Passes           :          22        |       13
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Final Score          : FC Porto 2 - 1 Manchester Utd
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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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Dino_Zoff      GK  36   2   2   3  30 |  96   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  31  12   8  39 |  96   0   2   2   0   2   0   1   0   0  38  18   8
Maxi           DF   1  31   8   8  22 |  96   0   3   1   0   2   0   1   0   0  58   8   8
S_Bradley      DF   2  30  13   8  21 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
L_Jones        DF   3  29   7   8  22 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
D_Pereira      MF   3  12  31   7  32 |  81   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
F_Alvares      MF   1   9  30   8  22 |  83   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
R_Neves        MF   2   5  30   4  33 |  96   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
M_Esposito     FW   1   7   7  29  41 |  79   0   0   0   0   9   2   0   0   0   0   0 100
P_Minuti       FW   2   8   9  26  11 |  96   0   0   3   1   6   0   0   0   0  20  70  60
M_Crickmore    FW   1   6   9  25  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
B_Trautmann    GK  29   2   1   2  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Sibbald      MF   2   8  28   8  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Livermore    MF   1  11  25   9  11 |  15   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
L_Martinez     MF   2   6  25   8  43 |  13   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
P_Centocelle   FW   3   8   8  26  20 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Lev_Yashin     GK  30   1   3   2  32 |  96  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
S_Bould        DF   2  28   9   5  22 |  59   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
K_Gunter       DF   2  27   7  10  22 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0 -20 -20  15
G_Johnson      DF   1  26   8   7  18 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Varane         DF   2  25   9   6  10 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
D_Ginola       MF   1  10  27   8  20 |  69   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
K_Magennis     MF   3   4  27   6  30 |  96   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
L_Figo         MF   1   7  26  10  40 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Bradley_Dack   MF   2   9  26   9  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
B_McClair      FW   1   5   9  29  13 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -10
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  27  11 |  64   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Tim_Lavaku     GK  29   3   1   1  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McDonald     DF   1  27   8   8  21 |  37   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Mazzola      MF   2  10  27   7  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  27   9  32 |  27   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Greenwood    FW   2   8   8  27  22 |  32   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
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