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FC Porto - Werder Bremen

Elite Intercontinental Cup Final, FC Porto vs. Werder Bremen (Thu Sep 03)


                             FC Porto  |  Werder Bremen
                              4-4-2 N  |  4-4-2 N
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  Harry Kleinjan
                                       |
                         Dino_Zoff GK  |  GK J_Pavlenka
                              Maxi DF  |  DF J_Ekstrand
                           C_Obasi DF  |  DF L_Augustinson
                         S_Bradley DF  |  DF E_Henderson
                          T_Stavos DF  |  DF Cece_Pepe
                         D_Pereira MF  |  MF Park
                         F_Alvares MF  |  MF P_Bargfrede
                           R_Neves MF  |  MF F_Kainz
                            J_Ross MF  |  MF J_Ledley
                        A_Langlitz FW  |  FW E_Bergkamp
                        M_Esposito FW  |  FW E_Stranger
                                       |
                       B_Trautmann SUB |  SUB T_Courtois
                           L_Jones SUB |  SUB N_Moisander
                        L_Matthaus SUB |  SUB Calmac
                          P_Minuti SUB |  SUB Mo_Diame
                       M_Crickmore SUB |  SUB D_Berbatov

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 1  :(wbn) F_Kainz finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  F_Kainz hits the ball first time!
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  Dino_Zoff grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 3  :(fcp) F_Alvares has it now
          ...  He takes on Cece_Pepe
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Ross!
          ...  A thundering drive by J_Ross !
          ...  But J_Pavlenka punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 5  :(fcp) M_Esposito sidesteps J_Ekstrand
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  The cross hits M_Esposito on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He grabs the corner flag and pretends to sing!
          ...  Lets see if FC Porto can hang onto that lead!
          ...  FC Porto 1-0 Werder Bremen ...
Min. 5  :(wbn) J_Ekstrand with the diagonal pass E_Bergkamp
          ...  Maxi bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 9  :(wbn) J_Ledley finds E_Henderson in the box
          ...  A left-footer by E_Henderson !
          ...  But Dino_Zoff just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 12 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger has a dig at goal!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And Dino_Zoff reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Bargfrede crosses it in!
          ...  E_Stranger tries to place the shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  Dino_Zoff is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Cece_Pepe chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  Dino_Zoff easily catches it!
Min. 14 :(wbn) J_Ledley unselfishly lays the ball back to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger drives it low !
          ...  Dino_Zoff with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 17 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves A_Langlitz behind
          ...  E_Bergkamp aims for the top right corner !
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 18 :(fcp) J_Ross has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past L_Augustinson
          ...  He puts in M_Esposito!
          ...  Cece_Pepe gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_Neves!
          ...  E_Henderson wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 19 :(wbn) F_Kainz retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  E_Stranger gets on the end of it
          ...  E_Stranger tries to beat Dino_Zoff from outside the area!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 21 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede slides it through the middle to E_Stranger
          ...  T_Stavos with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  M_Atkinson shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 21 :(wbn) E_Stranger with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from C_Obasi
          ...  E_Stranger blasts it at the goal !
          ...  Dino_Zoff gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 22 :(fcp) R_Neves with the nod to C_Obasi
          ...  L_Augustinson slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 22 :(wbn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  E_Stranger is through!
          ...  S_Bradley with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
Min. 25 :(wbn) J_Ledley knocks it forward
          ...  C_Obasi slips
          ...  E_Stranger gets to it!
          ...  E_Stranger carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 26 :(fcp) A defence splitting pass from R_Neves to D_Pereira
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  J_Ekstrand picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 27 :(fcp) R_Neves gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  M_Esposito is unmarked
          ...  M_Esposito with the strike !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 28 :(wbn) E_Stranger nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Fine tackle by Maxi
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 30 :(wbn) F_Kainz hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  E_Bergkamp collects the loose ball!
          ...  But M_Esposito wins the tackle
Min. 37 :(wbn) It seems Werder Bremen are making a tactical change to E
Min. 37 :(wbn) J_Ledley moves in a AM position
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on

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

Min. 46 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to J_Ledley
          ...  J_Ledley hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Ledley lofts the ball in!
          ...  It comes to E_Henderson
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  Dino_Zoff heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 47 :(wbn) E_Stranger with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows T_Stavos a clean set of heals
          ...  E_Stranger hits a curling shot!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 50 :(fcp) R_Neves drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to D_Pereira
          ...  An audacious effort from D_Pereira !
          ...  But J_Pavlenka palms it behind
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 53 :(wbn) Park sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to F_Kainz
          ...  F_Kainz with the goal bound shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Dino_Zoff was caught out there
          ...  That's got Werder Bremen back level!
          ...  FC Porto 1-1 Werder Bremen ...
Min. 55 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede hits a hard pass to Cece_Pepe
          ...  A_Langlitz pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 56 :(fcp) T_Stavos runs at Cece_Pepe
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  T_Stavos with a powerful downward header!
          ...  J_Pavlenka makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 58 :(fcp) J_Ross looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Esposito
          ...  Cece_Pepe read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 61 :(fcp) T_Stavos looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to Maxi
          ...  Cece_Pepe plays it back
          ...  J_Pavlenka slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Ross curls it into the box!
          ...  It comes to C_Obasi
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  J_Pavlenka makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 65 :(fcp) A_Langlitz slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  An audacious effort from A_Langlitz !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Maxi plays it into the danger area!
          ...  J_Pavlenka easily catches it!
Min. 67 :(fcp) C_Obasi runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Alvares hits it towards the far post!
          ...  E_Henderson wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 70 :(wbn) Park has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Maxi
          ...  He puts in L_Augustinson!
          ...  L_Augustinson drives the shot in!
          ...  Dino_Zoff with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 72 :(fcp) A_Langlitz takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past Cece_Pepe
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Cece_Pepe reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 72 :(wbn) Park finds the space intelligently
          ...  C_Obasi reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 73 :(wbn) D_Berbatov takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace E_Bergkamp
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 73 :(wbn) Park turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to E_Stranger
          ...  T_Stavos dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 75 :(fcp) F_Alvares hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  M_Esposito collects the loose ball!
          ...  Good sliding challenge from E_Henderson and it had to be
Min. 76 :(wbn) E_Stranger takes possession
          ...  He has his back towards goal
          ...  He turns well
          ...  But C_Obasi will cut out the threat
Min. 78 :(fcp) A_Langlitz finds the run of M_Esposito
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by E_Stranger
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Pereira chips the ball into the area!
          ...  T_Stavos with the shot!
          ...  J_Pavlenka saves, but he fumbles
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Alvares hits it into the box!
          ...  Cece_Pepe reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 79 :(wbn) F_Kainz takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  J_Ross with the tackle
          ...  M_Atkinson will want to speak to him
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Roberto Ciccotelli looks relieved
          ...  Harry Kleinjan is far from happy with that decision
Min. 80 :(fcp) C_Obasi is all alone
          ...  the linesman keeps his flag down
          ...  C_Obasi drives the shot in!
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 93 :(fcp) D_Pereira with a glorious 60-yard pass to M_Esposito
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from M_Esposito !
          ...  J_Pavlenka with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 94 :(wbn) F_Kainz hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  P_Bargfrede latches onto it!
          ...  But T_Stavos sees the pass and cuts it out

*************  EXTRA TIME  ****************

Min. 97 :(fcp) D_Pereira plays it forward to A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz with a little chip!
          ...  J_Pavlenka gets up well to catch that one
Min. 98 :(wbn) J_Ledley with a Cruyff turn
          ...  J_Ledley hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  Dino_Zoff makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 99 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  D_Berbatov gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  F_Alvares with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  M_Atkinson shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 101:(fcp) S_Bradley nutmegs L_Augustinson, he continues to run forward
          ...  E_Henderson steals the ball of off him
Min. 103:(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 104:(fcp) C_Obasi is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  It looks like he will try to run it off
Min. 105:(fcp) M_Esposito beats J_Ledley
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves M_Atkinson
          ...  M_Esposito drives it low !
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 106:(wbn) F_Kainz runs at the heart of the defence
          ...  A powerful shot by F_Kainz !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide

*************  HALF TIME  ****************

Min. 106:(wbn) E_Stranger takes advantage of a mistake by A_Langlitz
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  E_Stranger with a thundering volley!
          ...  Dino_Zoff has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Dino_Zoff reacts well to tip it wide!!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Kainz drives it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to L_Augustinson
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  Dino_Zoff tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Bargfrede lofts the ball in!
          ...  Maxi reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 107:(fcp) F_Alvares slides it through the middle to S_Bradley
          ...  S_Bradley fires a shot at goal !
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 107:(wbn) E_Stranger with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past A_Langlitz
          ...  E_Stranger tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  Dino_Zoff with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 110:(fcp) F_Alvares threads the through ball to Maxi
          ...  L_Augustinson reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 113:(fcp) R_Neves takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz gets his head to the ball !
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 114:(wbn) Park with a slide rule pass to L_Augustinson
          ...  L_Augustinson tries to beat Dino_Zoff from outside the area!
          ...  But Dino_Zoff palms it behind
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 116:(wbn) E_Henderson with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to D_Berbatov
          ...  A skilful effort from D_Berbatov !
          ...  Dino_Zoff falls over
          ...  But Dino_Zoff is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 118:(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 118:(wbn) F_Kainz holds the ball up
          ...  He sees J_Ledley in space!
          ...  J_Ledley with a thundering volley!
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 121:(wbn) Park races into the box
          ...  He sees D_Berbatov lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  J_Ross leaves his foot in with the challenge!!
          ...  That's a bad foul!!

*************  PENALTY SHOOTOUT  *************


          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  A_Langlitz steps up!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 1-0 Werder Bremen...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  E_Stranger steps up!
          ...  He sends Dino_Zoff the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 1-1 Werder Bremen...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  M_Esposito steps up!
          ...  He sends J_Pavlenka the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 2-1 Werder Bremen...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  D_Berbatov steps up!
          ...  Dino_Zoff guesses correctly
          ...  And he saves it!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  Maxi is taking it!
          ...  He sends J_Pavlenka the wrong way
          ...  But it has gone wide!!
          ...  Shocking miss!!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  J_Ledley steps up!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 2-2 Werder Bremen...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  C_Obasi steps up!
          ...  He sends J_Pavlenka the wrong way
          ...  But it has gone wide!!
          ...  Shocking miss!!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  F_Kainz is taking it!
          ...  He's converted it!!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 2-3 Werder Bremen...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  S_Bradley steps up!
          ...  He sends J_Pavlenka the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 3-3 Werder Bremen...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  Park steps up!
          ...  He's put it wide!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  F_Alvares steps up!
          ...  J_Pavlenka tips it wide!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  E_Henderson steps up!
          ...  Dino_Zoff stops it!!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  D_Pereira is taking it!
          ...  He sends J_Pavlenka the wrong way
          ...  But it has gone wide!!
          ...  Shocking miss!!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  J_Ekstrand is taking it!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 3-4 Werder Bremen...


          ...  Werder Bremen wins the penalty shootout
          ...  The pitch is invaded by delirious fans.



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


Match Details
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Venue                : Elite Arena
Attendance           : 177,345
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : M_Esposito
Scorers              : M_Esposito (5)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : T_Stavos (21), F_Alvares (99)
Injured              : N/A
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Werder Bremen Match Info
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Best player          : F_Kainz (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : F_Kainz (53)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     |  Werder Bremen
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       22
Off target           :           7        |       9
On target            :           8        |       13
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           6        |       5
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           0        |       1
Fouls                :          12        |       4
Key Tackles          :           7        |       10
Key Passes           :          16        |       17
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Final Score          : FC Porto 1 - 1 Werder Bremen
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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 | 128  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
Maxi           DF   1  32   8   8  22 | 128   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  31  12   8  39 | 128   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
S_Bradley      DF   2  30  14   8  21 | 128   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Stavos       DF   3  30  13   5  10 | 128   0   2   1   0   2   0   1   0   0  38   8  18
D_Pereira      MF   3  12  31   7  32 | 128   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
F_Alvares      MF   1   9  30   8  22 | 128   0   0   4   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  38  -2
R_Neves        MF   2   5  30   4  33 | 128   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
J_Ross         MF   1   8  29   7  27 | 128   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
A_Langlitz     FW   3   8  12  30  32 | 128   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
M_Esposito     FW   1   7   7  29  41 | 128   0   1   0   0   4   1   0   0   0  20   0  45
B_Trautmann    GK  29   2   1   2  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Jones        DF   3  29   7   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Matthaus     MF   1   9  28  10  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Minuti       FW   2   8   9  26  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Crickmore    FW   1   6   9  25  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Werder Bremen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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J_Pavlenka     GK  33   3   1   2  21 | 128   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
J_Ekstrand     DF   1  30  12   7  22 | 128   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
L_Augustinson  DF   2  29   7   6  23 | 128   0   2   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  40   0  30
E_Henderson    DF   2  27   8   8  21 | 128   0   4   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  80  10  20
Cece_Pepe      DF   2  27   6   7  22 | 128   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
Park           MF   1   7  31   9  23 | 128   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
P_Bargfrede    MF   3   6  31   7  32 | 128   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
F_Kainz        MF   3   6  29  15  33 | 128   0   0   4   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  40  35
J_Ledley       AM   1   6  28  17  30 | 128   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
E_Bergkamp     FW   3  10   6  30  34 |  75   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   8  29  20 | 128   0   1   0   0   9   0   0   0   0  20   0  50
T_Courtois     GK  29   1   2   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Moisander    DF   2  26  10  10  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Calmac         MF   2   7  27  10  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Mo_Diame       MF   2  14  25   7  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Berbatov     FW   2   9   8  27  37 |  53   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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