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FC Porto 1 - 2 Marseille

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 5, FC Porto vs. Marseille (Wed Jan 30)


                             FC Porto  |  Marseille
                              4-3-3 A  |  4-4-2 A
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  Lee Shaw
                                       |
                       B_Trautmann GK  |  GK R_Higuita
                         S_Bradley DF  |  DF L_Shawry
                          T_Stavos DF  |  DF L_Koscielny
                           L_Jones DF  |  DF J_Pedro
                            T_Haas DF  |  DF M_Amoros
                          G_Fofana MF  |  MF Y_Sankhare
                           A_Silva MF  |  MF M_Dickinson
                           M_James MF  |  MF N_Kante
                          J_Garner FW  |  MF C_Ridout
                     R_Chamgerlain FW  |  FW Z_Zidane
                      G_Agbonlahor FW  |  FW A_Di_Stefano
                                       |
                              Maxi SUB |  SUB S_Given
                           C_Obasi SUB |  SUB S_Byram
                          S_Winzor SUB |  SUB I_Perisic
                        A_Langlitz SUB |  SUB P_Viera
                           G_Mixon SUB |  SUB A_Carroll

Referee: G_Poll (England)


Min. 1  :(msl) A_Di_Stefano jumps over S_Bradley's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  B_Trautmann makes a good save
Min. 2  :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor finds J_Garner on the edge of the box
          ...  J_Garner tries to beat R_Higuita from outside the area!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 4  :(msl) A_Di_Stefano sidesteps T_Haas
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  S_Bradley with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Marseille players
          ...  G_Poll reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 6  :(msl) N_Kante runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  R_Chamgerlain rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
Min. 7  :(fcp) T_Stavos with a measured pass to L_Jones
          ...  M_Amoros brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 8  :(msl) L_Koscielny volleys it forward. He finds A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A powerful shot by A_Di_Stefano !
          ...  B_Trautmann makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 11 :(fcp) J_Garner loses his marker!
          ...  J_Garner with the crafty shot!
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 13 :(fcp) G_Fofana is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  R_Chamgerlain latches onto the end of it
          ...  A well-placed shot from R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  R_Higuita never had a chance!
          ...  But it's been disallowed.
          ...  The linesman raised his flag
Min. 16 :(msl) Z_Zidane sprints forward with the ball
          ...  Z_Zidane drives the ball low !
          ...  B_Trautmann gets the finger tips to it
          ...  And puts it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kante chips the ball into the area!
          ...  J_Pedro gets a shot in
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 19 :(msl) L_Shawry runs into space
          ...  L_Shawry curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  B_Trautmann makes a difficult save
Min. 22 :(msl) Z_Zidane hits a hard pass to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A_Di_Stefano hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  B_Trautmann makes a good save
Min. 22 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain runs forward
          ...  He nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  M_Dickinson goes in stud's first
          ...  G_Poll will want to speak to him
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 23 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano beats T_Haas
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  A_Di_Stefano attempts a low drive!
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 24 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor with the first time flick to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But R_Higuita just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 24 :(msl) Y_Sankhare with a one-touch layoff to L_Shawry
          ...  M_James takes the player down!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 25 :(msl) N_Kante finds A_Di_Stefano on the edge of the box
          ...  T_Haas slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 26 :(msl) Z_Zidane steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  But L_Jones wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 29 :(fcp) T_Haas picks out R_Chamgerlain with the cross
          ...  A glorious effort by R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into R_Higuita arms
          ...  He's spilt it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He'll want to forget about that quickly!
          ...  That's given FC Porto the lead!
          ...  FC Porto 1-0 Marseille ...
Min. 30 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off L_Koscielny back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  G_Agbonlahor has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  R_Higuita goes down well to save
Min. 31 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor plays a first time ball through the defence to J_Garner
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  L_Shawry looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 32 :(fcp) M_James takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Good sliding challenge from L_Koscielny and it had to be
Min. 33 :(msl) C_Ridout pass splits open the defence and finds Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane could have let it bounce!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  B_Trautmann looks relieved there!
Min. 36 :(fcp) T_Haas has it now
          ...  He takes on L_Shawry
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Garner!
          ...  L_Koscielny with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 39 :(fcp) S_Bradley sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to J_Garner
          ...  A wicked drive by J_Garner !
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 40 :(fcp) G_Fofana with a measured ball to A_Silva
          ...  A_Silva tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  R_Higuita collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 41 :(fcp) M_James races into the box
          ...  He sees J_Garner lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  J_Garner chases it through, he must score !
          ...  But R_Higuita just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  G_Poll has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 41 :(msl) Y_Sankhare comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  A powerful header from Y_Sankhare !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Ridout drives it into the box!
          ...  It is kicked away by T_Haas
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain with the heel pass to G_Agbonlahor
          ...  G_Agbonlahor with the attempt at goal!
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 44 :(msl) Z_Zidane knocks the ball past the lunge of T_Stavos
          ...  T_Haas with the foul
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 44 :(msl) N_Kante changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Dickinson
          ...  But S_Bradley clears the danger
Min. 46 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain sidesteps J_Pedro
          ...  Z_Zidane with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 47 :(msl) N_Kante runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  Z_Zidane latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  Z_Zidane tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  B_Trautmann was lucky there
Min. 48 :(fcp) M_James 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 R_Chamgerlain
          ...  A cheeky lob from R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 48 :(msl) M_Amoros crosses in from the wing, he finds Z_Zidane in the box
          ...  S_Bradley slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!

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

Min. 46 :(msl) N_Kante brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  N_Kante with the strike !
          ...  B_Trautmann was lucky there
Min. 50 :(msl) M_Dickinson with a slick pass to J_Pedro
          ...  J_Pedro with the overhead !
          ...  B_Trautmann claws it off the line
          ...  G_Poll consults his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Marseille are back on level terms now!
          ...  FC Porto 1-1 Marseille ...
Min. 51 :(fcp) M_James crosses into the box, finding G_Agbonlahor
          ...  G_Agbonlahor pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  R_Higuita parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 53 :(msl) Z_Zidane with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past L_Jones
          ...  Z_Zidane goes for goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  B_Trautmann never had a chance!
Min. 59 :(fcp) M_James gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  G_Agbonlahor is unmarked
          ...  G_Agbonlahor with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  R_Higuita parries it
Min. 59 :(msl) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  Y_Sankhare seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Y_Sankhare with a bicycle kick !
          ...  But B_Trautmann punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that B_Trautmann got a touch
Min. 61 :(msl) N_Kante with a short pass to find A_Di_Stefano
          ...  But L_Jones slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 62 :(msl) M_Dickinson is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Y_Sankhare
          ...  But T_Haas wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 63 :(fcp) S_Bradley gets to the by line and finds J_Garner with a beautiful cross
          ...  J_Pedro slices it
          ...  R_Higuita moves quickly!!
          ...  He can't get there!
          ...  It inches just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Jones swings it in!
          ...  R_Higuita comes out and claims it!
Min. 65 :(fcp) M_James looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 71 :(msl) J_Pedro spits at G_Agbonlahor
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  G_Poll reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 75 :(msl) S_Byram comes on for L_Koscielny and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 76 :(msl) Z_Zidane beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  Z_Zidane leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  B_Trautmann watches it sail wide!
Min. 78 :(msl) I_Perisic is going to be brought on
          ...  Y_Sankhare is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 79 :(msl) I_Perisic looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  B_Trautmann 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!
Min. 81 :(fcp) T_Stavos is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to J_Garner
          ...  S_Byram reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Jones hits it into the box!
          ...  R_Higuita easily claims the ball!
Min. 82 :(msl) A_Carroll is coming on and A_Di_Stefano is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 82 :(fcp) R_Chamgerlain unselfishly lays the ball back to J_Garner
          ...  S_Byram takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 83 :(fcp) J_Garner looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  A delicate header from R_Chamgerlain !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Garner chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  R_Higuita easily claims the ball!
Min. 84 :(msl) A_Carroll beats T_Haas
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  T_Haas goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 85 :(fcp) G_Fofana gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  R_Chamgerlain fires the shot in!
          ...  R_Higuita makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 85 :(msl) L_Shawry slides the ball across to A_Carroll
          ...  A_Carroll flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  G_Poll talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The Marseille fans celebrate the goal
          ...  That goal looks certain to be the winner!
          ...  FC Porto 1-2 Marseille ...
Min. 86 :(msl) The Marseille manager told his side to change to a D strategy
Min. 86 :(fcp) J_Garner flicks it over S_Byram and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  M_Amoros takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(msl) I_Perisic has it now
          ...  He takes on L_Jones
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in N_Kante!
          ...  Intercepted by T_Haas
Min. 90 :(msl) Z_Zidane with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves S_Bradley behind
          ...  Z_Zidane hits a curling shot!
          ...  B_Trautmann with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Perisic drives it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to A_Carroll
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  B_Trautmann fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 93 :(msl) C_Ridout runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  T_Haas picks up the loose ball and clears the danger

*************  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          : R_Chamgerlain (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : R_Chamgerlain (29)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Bradley (4), M_James (24), T_Haas (44)
Injured              : N/A
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : Z_Zidane
Scorers              : J_Pedro (50), A_Carroll (85)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Pedro (71)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     |    Marseille
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       19
Off target           :           7        |       7
On target            :           9        |       12
Possession           :          37        |       63
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       1
Subs Used            :           0        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       5
Key Tackles          :           9        |       9
Key Passes           :          20        |       15
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Final Score          : FC Porto 1 - 2 Marseille
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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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B_Trautmann    GK  28   2   1   2  14 |  97  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  27  13   7  21 |  97   0   2   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  18  -2
T_Stavos       DF   3  27  12   5  10 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_Jones        DF   3  27   7   8  22 |  97   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Haas         DF   2  25  12   7  11 |  97   0   6   2   1   0   0   1   0   0 118  38  -2
G_Fofana       MF   1  17  27   7  21 |  97   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
A_Silva        MF   1   6  26   7  20 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
M_James        MF   2  11  25  14  21 |  97   0   0   5   0   0   0   1   0   0 -22  28 -22
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  28  11 |  97   0   0   1   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  10  24
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  27  20 |  97   0   0   2   0   5   1   0   0   0 -20   0  37
G_Agbonlahor   FW   1  11   8  26  32 |  97   0   0   3   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  30  31
Maxi           GK   1  29   8   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  29  11   8  39 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Winzor       MF   3  20  25  10  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Langlitz     FW   3   8  11  28  32 |   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 - Marseille
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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R_Higuita      GK  39   2   2   2  34 |  97  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
L_Shawry       DF   2  34   9   8  15 |  97   0   1   1   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  30  10
L_Koscielny    DF   2  32  11   7  36 |  78   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  31   8   8  33 |  97   0   1   0   0   2   1   1   0   0  18  -2  34
M_Amoros       DF   2  28   9   8  42 |  97   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Y_Sankhare     MF   3   9  33  12  36 |  81   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  30   7  28 |  97   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  60  20
N_Kante        MF   3   7  30   7  13 |  97   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
C_Ridout       MF   3   8  28   4  32 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  32  34 |  97   0   1   1   0   7   0   0   0   0  20  10  34
A_Di_Stefano   FW   2   9  11  30  31 |  85   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  31
S_Given        GK  31   2   1   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Byram        DF   3  32   9   6  32 |  19   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  32   6  11 |  16   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Carroll      FW   2   8   7  28  38 |  12   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  20  65
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