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Elite League, Week 2

FC Porto 0 - 0 Rangers FC

Elite League Match, FC Porto vs. Rangers FC (Mon Oct 16)


                             FC Porto  |  Rangers FC
                          4-1-2-1-2 P  |  5-4-1 C
                         Shaun Winzor  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                        D_Marshall GK  |  GK Belushi
                           B_Moore DF  |  DF S_Bassong
                            C_Barr DF  |  DF G_Grant
                              Maxi DF  |  DF F_de_Boer
                       A_Kerzhakov DF  |  DF J_Tavernier
                        A_R_Essien DM  |  DF C_Fuchs
                         D_Pereira MF  |  MF L_Thomas
                          G_Fofana MF  |  MF A_Gunnarsson
                          P_Nedved AM  |  MF R_Jack
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  MF J_Shaddix
                      G_Agbonlahor FW  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                                       |
                            Helton SUB |  SUB H_Schumacher
                           C_Obasi SUB |  SUB R_Giovinco
                          S_Winzor SUB |  SUB D_McGrain
                         O_Ruggeri SUB |  SUB B_Hemoth
                           G_Mixon SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: F_De_Bleeckere (Belgium)


Min. 17 :(rfc) R_Jack brings it under control
          ...  He takes on B_Moore
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Shaddix!
          ...  C_Barr forces him off the ball
Min. 18 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  S_Bassong gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  B_Moore brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But F_De_Bleeckere waves play on!!!
Min. 23 :(rfc) L_Thomas takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into R_Acquafresca
          ...  But C_Barr clears the ball to safety
Min. 24 :(fcp) A_R_Essien backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  G_Agbonlahor latches onto the end of it
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  G_Grant hits it out for a throw
Min. 24 :(fcp) G_Agbonlahor with a well-controlled run
          ...  F_de_Boer with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 29 :(rfc) R_Jack is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to J_Shaddix
          ...  J_Shaddix with a powerful downward header!
          ...  D_Marshall gathers it comfortably
Min. 31 :(rfc) R_Jack sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  But D_Marshall dives to his left
          ...  I think D_Marshall just got a hand on that one
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 33 :(rfc) R_Jack plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  A_Gunnarsson decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  A_Gunnarsson tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  D_Marshall takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 36 :(fcp) G_Fofana controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  C_Barr gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Tavernier wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(fcp) E_Adebayor sidesteps C_Fuchs
          ...  C_Fuchs with the tackle
          ...  F_De_Bleeckere will want to speak to him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Right on the edge of the box!
          ...  P_Nedved bends it round the wall
          ...  But Belushi punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 47 :(fcp) G_Fofana with a glorious 60-yard pass to P_Nedved
          ...  P_Nedved with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But Belushi reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on Belushi anyway

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

Min. 52 :(fcp) E_Adebayor with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows F_de_Boer a clean set of heals
          ...  R_Jack cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 53 :(fcp) E_Adebayor plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Nedved keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  A wicked drive by P_Nedved !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 55 :(rfc) Up goes the substitution board - B_Hemoth on for L_Thomas as a MF
Min. 55 :(rfc) R_Jack drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to J_Tavernier
          ...  J_Tavernier has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 56 :(rfc) J_Tavernier takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  J_Tavernier with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  D_Marshall makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 58 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But P_Nedved wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 60 :(fcp) P_Nedved knocks it past B_Hemoth and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  F_de_Boer with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 60 :(rfc) C_Fuchs with the towering header to B_Hemoth
          ...  G_Agbonlahor with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 62 :(rfc) F_de_Boer looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Acquafresca
          ...  B_Moore gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 65 :(rfc) R_Giovinco comes on for G_Grant and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 65 :(fcp) Curled in dangerously from D_Pereira to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Kerzhakov floats the ball in!
          ...  Belushi comes out and claims it!
Min. 65 :(fcp) G_Fofana breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Belushi!
          ...  J_Tavernier brings him down!
          ...  He's been sent off!!
          ...  RED CARD!!
Min. 68 :(fcp) C_Obasi will replace the useless C_Barr and will play DF
Min. 69 :(fcp) G_Mixon is going to be brought on
          ...  G_Agbonlahor is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 69 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson with an intelligent ball to R_Jack
          ...  R_Jack swings in the shot!
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 69 :(fcp) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  P_Nedved seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  C_Fuchs pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  He's in trouble!!
          ...  He could be sent off for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He was lucky to get away with that!
Min. 70 :(fcp) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems FC Porto will now be playing C
Min. 70 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson with the mazy run
          ...  D_Pereira with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is in a good position!
          ...  J_Shaddix shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to C_Fuchs instead
          ...  C_Fuchs tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  D_Marshall falls over
          ...  But D_Marshall is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 73 :(fcp) Maxi with the towering header to G_Mixon
          ...  G_Mixon tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 75 :(rfc) H_Rodellega comes on for R_Acquafresca and takes up a FW role
Min. 78 :(rfc) C_Fuchs controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs B_Moore
          ...  He puts in R_Jack!
          ...  R_Jack swings in the shot!
          ...  D_Marshall has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  D_Marshall is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 79 :(fcp) G_Mixon knocks it forward
          ...  R_Giovinco slips
          ...  E_Adebayor gets to it!
          ...  A delicate header from E_Adebayor !
          ...  Belushi gathers it comfortably
Min. 79 :(rfc) S_Bassong holds the ball up
          ...  He sees H_Rodellega in space!
          ...  H_Rodellega swings in the shot!
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 81 :(rfc) R_Jack looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Giovinco
          ...  R_Giovinco hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  D_Marshall was beaten there!
Min. 83 :(rfc) C_Fuchs takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega hits a great drive!
          ...  D_Marshall won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 86 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  C_Obasi with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(rfc) H_Rodellega takes advantage of a mistake by Maxi
          ...  Cleaned up by G_Mixon

*************  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               : G_Agbonlahor (60), C_Obasi (86)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : R_Jack (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : J_Tavernier (65)
Booked               : F_de_Boer (24), C_Fuchs (69)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              FC Porto    |    Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :           6        |       11
Off target           :           3        |       6
On target            :           3        |       5
Possession           :          40        |       60
Corners              :           1        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       8
Key Tackles          :           6        |       4
Key Passes           :           7        |       14
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Final Score          : FC Porto 0 - 0 Rangers FC
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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 |  93   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
B_Moore        DF   2  30  13  11  20 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Barr         DF   2  30  13  10  27 |  70   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  27   8   8  22 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Kerzhakov    DF   1  26  11   7  42 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_R_Essien     DM   1  23  20   1  23 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Pereira      MF   3  11  27   7  32 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
G_Fofana       MF   1  17  26   7  21 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Nedved       AM   1   7  25  23  17 |  93   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  11
E_Adebayor     FW   2   7   7  28  35 |  93   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   6
G_Agbonlahor   FW   1  11   8  26  32 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
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 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
S_Winzor       DM   3  20  24  10  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
O_Ruggeri      MF   1   9  26  22  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Mixon        FW   1   6  11  27  42 |  22   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1

Player Statistics - Rangers FC
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 |  93   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
S_Bassong      DF   2  29  11   6  30 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
G_Grant        DF   3  29   6   8  13 |  67   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
F_de_Boer      DF   2  28   7   7  27 |  93   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
J_Tavernier    DF   3  26  11   7  33 |  67   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   1   0  50 -10  -4
C_Fuchs        DF   2  26   8   9  32 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28   3
L_Thomas       MF   1   7  31   7  18 |  57   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Gunnarsson   MF   2   8  30  18  34 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
R_Jack         MF   3   7  28  11  22 |  93   0   1   6   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  60   2
J_Shaddix      MF   3  11  27  17  31 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  30  36 |  77   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
H_Schumacher   GK  32   4   7   7  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  29  13  10  35 |  26   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_McGrain      DF   1  29  12   7  24 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  29   6  22 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  26  13 |  16   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
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