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Elite League Cup Match 3

Hearts 0 - 0 Rangers FC

Elite League Cup Groups Match 3, Hearts vs. Rangers FC (Wed Nov 28)


                               Hearts  |  Rangers FC
                          4-1-1-3-1 A  |  4-3-3 A
                          Jamie Coady  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                      M_Ter_Stegen GK  |  GK D_Marshall
                         C_Luciano DF  |  DF R_Giovinco
                          R_Varane DF  |  DF G_Grant
                            K_Ajer DF  |  DF Marquinhos
                          R_Carlos DF  |  DF K_Rekik
                           B_Green DM  |  MF A_Gunnarsson
                        B_Charlton MF  |  MF F_Ravanelli
                            Kelvin AM  |  MF A_Iniesta
                              Raul AM  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                         A_Griffin AM  |  FW N_Kanu
                          E_Cavani FW  |  FW H_Rodellega
                                       |
                            Helton SUB |  SUB Z_Stonewall
                          R_Jordan SUB |  SUB D_McGrain
                           L_Cubas SUB |  SUB Doria
                            Gazeau SUB |  SUB L_Thomas
                        A_Arshavin SUB |  SUB B_Hemoth

Referee: A_Dali (Iran)


Min. 3  :(hts) Kelvin hits a hard pass to B_Charlton
          ...  B_Charlton with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But D_Marshall comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 3  :(hts) R_Carlos lays the ball back to E_Cavani
          ...  N_Kanu with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  A_Dali refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 4  :(hts) Kelvin lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  Raul latches on to it
          ...  Marquinhos takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 5  :(hts) B_Charlton with a perfectly timed run
          ...  B_Charlton lobs D_Marshall!
          ...  But D_Marshall smothers the ball.
Min. 6  :(rfc) F_Ravanelli holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to H_Rodellega
          ...  B_Charlton with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  A_Dali warned him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  G_Grant fires it towards the goal
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen gathers it comfortably
Min. 7  :(hts) E_Cavani knocks it past G_Grant and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by A_Iniesta
Min. 7  :(hts) E_Cavani picks up a loose ball
          ...  A_Gunnarsson with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  A_Dali calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 8  :(rfc) Marquinhos has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past R_Varane
          ...  He puts in A_Gunnarsson!
          ...  A_Gunnarsson tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen makes a good save
Min. 9  :(rfc) A_Iniesta runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to R_Giovinco
          ...  R_Giovinco drives it towards goal !
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Iniesta crosses it in!
          ...  R_Varane reads it
          ...  He clears the danger
Min. 11 :(hts) E_Cavani takes advantage of a mistake by G_Grant
          ...  E_Cavani tries to beat D_Marshall!
          ...  D_Marshall falls over
          ...  But D_Marshall is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 11 :(rfc) N_Kanu with a fantastic turn that puts him through on goal
          ...  C_Luciano slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by F_Ravanelli
          ...  H_Rodellega gets a shot in
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  But it's been disallowed.
          ...  The referee spotted something
Min. 12 :(hts) B_Charlton takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Luciano
          ...  C_Luciano with a powerful header !
          ...  But D_Marshall tips it over
          ...  A_Dali has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 12 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson leaves R_Varane standing
          ...  An audacious effort from A_Gunnarsson !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had M_Ter_Stegen beaten!
Min. 14 :(hts) Kelvin beats G_Grant
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  G_Grant reacts well to win the ball back
Min. 16 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli finds R_Acquafresca with a ball over the defence
          ...  Raul pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 19 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past K_Ajer
          ...  He puts in N_Kanu!
          ...  Raul with a pull on the shirt
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 19 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli with a one-touch layoff to A_Gunnarsson
          ...  C_Luciano anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 20 :(hts) E_Cavani with the dribble
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  E_Cavani hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 23 :(hts) R_Carlos with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  B_Charlton gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Marquinhos with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 25 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  N_Kanu makes himself available
          ...  N_Kanu with a powerful header !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 28 :(hts) Raul slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  Raul hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  D_Marshall makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 29 :(hts) B_Green finds Raul with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Raul chases it through, he must score !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 29 :(rfc) Marquinhos kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  G_Grant gets on the end of the pass
          ...  G_Grant with the punt towards goal!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen beats the ball away
Min. 35 :(rfc) H_Rodellega with a real burst of pace
          ...  R_Varane gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 38 :(hts) R_Carlos has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past G_Grant
          ...  He knocks it to K_Ajer!
          ...  K_Ajer hits the ball first time!
          ...  D_Marshall saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 39 :(hts) K_Ajer turns on a sixpence
          ...  K_Ajer hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  D_Marshall gathers it comfortably
Min. 39 :(rfc) N_Kanu retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  H_Rodellega latches onto the end of it
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  R_Varane looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 40 :(hts) R_Carlos finds Kelvin with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  R_Giovinco forces him off the ball
Min. 42 :(hts) B_Green is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to E_Cavani
          ...  A glorious effort by E_Cavani !
          ...  It's beaten D_Marshall
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 42 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past B_Green!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  A_Gunnarsson tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen tips it behind
          ...  A_Dali has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca watches his team-mates pull the defenders out of position
          ...  He decides to be greedy and run into the space
          ...  He's gone right through!
          ...  R_Acquafresca has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  Brilliant save from M_Ter_Stegen
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 44 :(hts) Raul with the nod to Kelvin
          ...  Kelvin with a bicycle kick !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  D_Marshall never had a chance!
Min. 44 :(rfc) H_Rodellega looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards R_Acquafresca
          ...  A powerful shot by R_Acquafresca !
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen punches it away
Min. 45 :(hts) C_Luciano with a short pass to find A_Griffin
          ...  A_Griffin with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  D_Marshall 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. 46 :(hts) B_Charlton changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Kelvin
          ...  G_Grant seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward

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

Min. 46 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Carlos makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 47 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  R_Acquafresca smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen fists it away
Min. 52 :(rfc) R_Giovinco with the through ball to N_Kanu
          ...  N_Kanu has a dig at goal!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 55 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli with a 50-yard pass to H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega drives the shot in!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 56 :(rfc) A_Iniesta with an intelligent ball to G_Grant
          ...  G_Grant heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 57 :(hts) A_Griffin picks up a loose ball
          ...  A_Griffin curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  Looks like it should be D_Marshall's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  D_Marshall looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Varane chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  D_Marshall makes the catch!
Min. 58 :(rfc) N_Kanu gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  R_Giovinco is unmarked
          ...  R_Varane wins the ball
Min. 63 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to R_Acquafresca
          ...  Intercepted by C_Luciano
Min. 66 :(hts) Raul sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Raul with a thundering drive!
          ...  D_Marshall guesses right
Min. 67 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca sprints past K_Ajer
          ...  R_Acquafresca tries the shot !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen beats the ball away
Min. 68 :(hts) B_Charlton finds E_Cavani on the edge of the box
          ...  E_Cavani with the side footed shot!
          ...  D_Marshall watches it sail wide!
Min. 70 :(hts) L_Cubas is being prepared to come on
          ...  A_Griffin is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(rfc) L_Thomas will replace A_Gunnarsson and play MF
Min. 71 :(rfc) A_Iniesta miskicks!
          ...  He finds R_Giovinco though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  The ball hits R_Carlos in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 72 :(rfc) It seems Rangers FC are making a tactical change to E
Min. 73 :(hts) Kelvin crosses in from the wing, he finds K_Ajer in the box
          ...  K_Ajer with the goal bound shot!
          ...  D_Marshall makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 74 :(hts) B_Charlton beats G_Grant
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  B_Charlton leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 74 :(rfc) H_Rodellega turns on a sixpence
          ...  H_Rodellega with the shot on net !
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 75 :(hts) There's going to be a change
          ...  R_Jordan will come on for R_Varane and play DF
Min. 76 :(rfc) Doria is being prepared to come on
          ...  K_Rekik is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 76 :(hts) K_Ajer takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  K_Ajer hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  D_Marshall is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Raul hits it towards the far post!
          ...  D_Marshall easily catches it!
Min. 78 :(rfc) B_Hemoth takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace R_Acquafresca
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 78 :(hts) L_Cubas holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to B_Charlton
          ...  G_Grant with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 79 :(hts) Kelvin gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to E_Cavani
          ...  E_Cavani gets up high for the header !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 80 :(hts) Raul slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  But G_Grant sweeps up the threat
Min. 81 :(hts) E_Cavani with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past Marquinhos
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by Doria
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_Carlos!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of D_Marshall
Min. 81 :(rfc) Marquinhos has it now
          ...  He takes on B_Green
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in H_Rodellega!
          ...  H_Rodellega with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 85 :(rfc) A_Iniesta runs towards the goal
          ...  A_Iniesta with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen is equal to it
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(hts) K_Ajer with a penetrating pass to R_Jordan
          ...  But F_Ravanelli with the fine tackle
Min. 88 :(rfc) Marquinhos is first to the loose ball
          ...  B_Charlton bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  A_Dali calls him over
          ...  A_Dali tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 89 :(hts) B_Charlton is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to L_Cubas
          ...  A wicked drive by L_Cubas !
          ...  D_Marshall parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And D_Marshall recovers to save!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Tynecastle Park
Attendance           : 75,000
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Hearts Match Info
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Best player          : R_Carlos
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Raul (19), B_Charlton (88)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : G_Grant (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Gunnarsson (7), Marquinhos (23)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Hearts      |    Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       18
Off target           :          10        |       5
On target            :          10        |       13
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       7
Key Tackles          :           9        |       9
Key Passes           :          18        |       18
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Final Score          : Hearts 0 - 0 Rangers FC
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Player Statistics - Hearts
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Ter_Stegen   GK  34   1   2   2  30 |  92  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0   0
C_Luciano      DF   2  28   7   7  31 |  92   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10  10
R_Varane       DF   1  27   9   4  11 |  76   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
K_Ajer         DF   1  26  10   7  21 |  92   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0  40  10  31
R_Carlos       DF   3  25  11   6  11 |  92   0   2   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  40   0
B_Green        DM   2  15  26   6  30 |  92   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
B_Charlton     MF   1   8  26   9  30 |  92   0   0   4   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2  38  19
Kelvin         AM   2   7  26  13  36 |  92   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
Raul           AM   1   8  24  21  30 |  92   0   1   1   0   3   0   1   0   0  18   8  19
A_Griffin      AM   3   6  23  15  22 |  71   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  28  26 |  92   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  14
Helton         GK  29   1   1   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Jordan       DF   2  25   8   7  30 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Cubas        MF   3   8  25   8  11 |  21   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Gazeau         MF   1   4  25   7  29 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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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D_Marshall     GK  39   7   5   7  14 |  92  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 105   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  31  13  11  35 |  92   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
G_Grant        DF   3  30   7   8  13 |  92   0   4   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  80   0  30
Marquinhos     DF   2  29   7   2  18 |  92   0   1   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  28  -2
K_Rekik        DF   1  28   7   2  12 |  77   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Gunnarsson   MF   2   8  31  18  34 |  71   0   0   1   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2   8  19
F_Ravanelli    MF   3  11  31   8  21 |  92   0   1   7   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  70   0
A_Iniesta      MF   2   6  28   7  11 |  92   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30  10
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  32  36 |  79   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  40
N_Kanu         FW   3   6   7  29  21 |  92   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  11
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  27  13 |  92   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  22
Z_Stonewall    GK  29   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  30  13   8  24 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  27   7   5  32 |  15   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
L_Thomas       MF   1   8  33   7  18 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Hemoth       FW   2   5  30   6  22 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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