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Elite League Cup Match 3

Juventus 1 - 1 Celtic FC

Elite League Cup Group Match, Juventus vs. Celtic FC (Wed Nov 08)


                             Juventus  |  Celtic FC
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-3-1-2 E
                            Gary Hill  |  Stuart Neilson
                                       |
                      E_Thorstvedt GK  |  GK T_Flowers
                        N_Burdisso DF  |  DF B_Howedes
                          D_Abdoun DF  |  DF Fernando_Mera
                         T_Gemmell DF  |  DF N_Wade
                          D_Yedlin DF  |  DF P_A_Cocu
                         Leroy_Fer MF  |  MF K_Mizuno
                          A_Cejudo MF  |  MF A_Ben_Hatira
                          S_Niguez MF  |  MF C_Makelele
                           L_Pablo MF  |  AM R_V_Persie
                          M_Murphy FW  |  FW P_McGowan
                         B_Wolford FW  |  FW M_Phisbaena
                                       |
                       Z_Stonewall SUB |  SUB S_Assenjo
                          G_Hanley SUB |  SUB K_Abrha
                              Hugo SUB |  SUB M_Britos
                           J_Fleck SUB |  SUB B_Bjorksson
                         Neymar_Jr SUB |  SUB G_Puciato

Referee: D_Skomina (Slovenia)


Min. 1  :(cfc) C_Makelele hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  P_McGowan latches onto it!
          ...  Leroy_Fer steals the ball of off him
Min. 2  :(cfc) R_V_Persie with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows the defender a clean set of heals
          ...  R_V_Persie fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 5  :(jvt) L_Pablo nutmegs P_A_Cocu
          ...  L_Pablo with the shot on net !
          ...  T_Flowers makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 8  :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  P_A_Cocu runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  P_A_Cocu rifles it to the far post !
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 11 :(cfc) R_V_Persie backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  N_Wade latches onto the end of it
          ...  N_Wade aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 12 :(cfc) R_V_Persie takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  R_V_Persie with the goal bound shot!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 18 :(jvt) S_Niguez has it now
          ...  He takes on Fernando_Mera
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in B_Wolford!
          ...  B_Wolford swings in the shot!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 21 :(jvt) A_Cejudo is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to M_Murphy
          ...  M_Murphy has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  T_Flowers saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 21 :(cfc) A defence splitting pass from C_Makelele to P_McGowan
          ...  D_Abdoun brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 24 :(cfc) C_Makelele with the through ball to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 25 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to P_A_Cocu
          ...  D_Yedlin gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 26 :(cfc) B_Howedes with a glorious long pass to M_Phisbaena
          ...  But N_Burdisso sweeps up the threat
Min. 29 :(cfc) C_Makelele turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Fernando_Mera
          ...  Fernando_Mera hits a great shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled home!
          ...  Celtic FC go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Juventus 0-1 Celtic FC ...
Min. 31 :(cfc) R_V_Persie backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  M_Phisbaena gets on the end of it
          ...  A powerful shot by M_Phisbaena !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt looks relieved there!
Min. 33 :(cfc) R_V_Persie runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs N_Burdisso
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  D_Yedlin is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 34 :(jvt) B_Wolford barges Fernando_Mera off the ball
          ...  B_Wolford shoots towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered into the top corner!
          ...  He salutes the Juventus fans!!
          ...  Equaliser, the crowd goes wild!
          ...  Juventus 1-1 Celtic FC ...
Min. 34 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  A_Ben_Hatira curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 38 :(cfc) C_Makelele sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  P_A_Cocu runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  P_A_Cocu with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt gets the finger tips to it
          ...  And puts it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by K_Mizuno
          ...  The ball comes to Fernando_Mera
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  E_Thorstvedt parries it
Min. 39 :(jvt) B_Wolford with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows Fernando_Mera a clean set of heals
          ...  Fernando_Mera fouls badly
          ...  D_Skomina will want to speak to him
          ...  D_Skomina called him over for a strong verbal warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  S_Niguez passes to D_Yedlin
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Fernando_Mera takes possession
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 48 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu with a slide rule pass to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Juventus 1-1 Celtic FC

Min. 46 :(jvt) N_Burdisso with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past P_A_Cocu
          ...  He knocks it to M_Murphy!
          ...  M_Murphy tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  T_Flowers tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by A_Cejudo!
          ...  It is cleared by B_Howedes
Min. 48 :(jvt) S_Niguez looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards M_Murphy
          ...  M_Murphy smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  T_Flowers goes down well to save
Min. 49 :(cfc) A defence splitting pass from C_Makelele to R_V_Persie
          ...  A_Cejudo fouls badly
          ...  D_Skomina will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 49 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past A_Cejudo!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  M_Phisbaena carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt guesses right
Min. 50 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  M_Phisbaena decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  N_Burdisso read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 51 :(cfc) Fernando_Mera with a flicked pass to M_Phisbaena
          ...  Cleaned up by T_Gemmell
Min. 51 :(jvt) B_Wolford brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  R_V_Persie pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  D_Skomina wants a quiet word
Min. 52 :(jvt) B_Wolford with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows B_Howedes a clean set of heals
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from Fernando_Mera
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Cejudo chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  T_Flowers easily catches it!
Min. 54 :(cfc) B_Howedes finds his way through
          ...  He bears down on goal
          ...  B_Howedes with a powerful header !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt makes a fine save
Min. 57 :(cfc) R_V_Persie looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 58 :(cfc) P_McGowan with an intelligent ball to P_A_Cocu
          ...  P_A_Cocu with a stunning strike !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt gets up well to catch that one
Min. 60 :(jvt) A_Cejudo crosses in from the wing, he finds M_Murphy in the box
          ...  M_Murphy shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But T_Flowers palms it behind
          ...  D_Skomina has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 67 :(jvt) B_Wolford with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  B_Wolford has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  The shot slips through T_Flowers's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 69 :(jvt) A_Cejudo drives it forward to M_Murphy
          ...  M_Murphy with a powerful downward header!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 70 :(cfc) K_Abrha replaces N_Wade to play as a DF
Min. 70 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena sidesteps L_Pablo
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  M_Phisbaena with a thundering shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 72 :(jvt) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Neymar_Jr will come on for B_Wolford and play FW
Min. 72 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson replaces K_Mizuno to play as a MF
Min. 73 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to B_Bjorksson
          ...  But L_Pablo slides in
Min. 75 :(cfc) G_Puciato is being brought on
          ...  M_Phisbaena is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 75 :(cfc) G_Puciato brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  B_Bjorksson makes himself available
          ...  N_Burdisso wins the ball
Min. 76 :(jvt) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  G_Hanley will come on for M_Murphy and play DF
Min. 76 :(cfc) P_McGowan loses his marker
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  N_Burdisso belts it clear
Min. 77 :(jvt) J_Fleck is coming on for A_Cejudo and playing MF
Min. 79 :(cfc) R_V_Persie leaves G_Hanley standing
          ...  R_V_Persie attempts a low drive!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 82 :(jvt) L_Pablo finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  L_Pablo with the cheeky shot!
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Celtic FC fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 83 :(jvt) Juventus's manager orders his side to play P
Min. 87 :(cfc) A_Ben_Hatira with the first time pass to P_McGowan
          ...  P_McGowan has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt is equal to it
Min. 87 :(cfc) Fernando_Mera looks injured. He's coming off
          ...  Lets hope it's not serious
          ...  Always a risky tactic
          ...  now they'll have to play a man short
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(jvt) G_Hanley sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to T_Gemmell
          ...  But B_Bjorksson slides in
Min. 89 :(jvt) Neymar_Jr turns past K_Abrha
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  Neymar_Jr with a thundering shot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 90 :(jvt) J_Fleck unselfishly heads the ball back to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  T_Flowers parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And T_Flowers recovers to save!!
Min. 90 :(cfc) P_McGowan reads the run of A_Ben_Hatira
          ...  G_Hanley with the high feet
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  P_A_Cocu fires it towards the goal
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 90 :(cfc) C_Makelele with a real burst of pace
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  G_Hanley picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 92 :(cfc) B_Bjorksson retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  G_Puciato latches onto the end of it
          ...  G_Puciato with the strike !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt parries it
          ...  The defender clears it

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Juventus Arena
Attendance           : 120,000
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : E_Thorstvedt
Scorers              : B_Wolford (34)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Yedlin (33), A_Cejudo (49)
Injured              : N/A
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : C_Makelele (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Fernando_Mera (29)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : Fernando_Mera (87)
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Match Statistics
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                             Juventus     |    Celtic FC
Attempts on Goal     :          12        |       20
Off target           :           5        |       5
On target            :           7        |       15
Possession           :          39        |       61
Corners              :           2        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       6
Key Tackles          :          10        |       3
Key Passes           :           8        |       21
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Final Score          : Juventus 1 - 1 Celtic FC
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Player Statistics - Juventus
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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E_Thorstvedt   GK  39   2   6   4  13 |  96  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
N_Burdisso     DF   2  27   8   7  31 |  96   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
D_Abdoun       DF   3  25   9   7  30 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Gemmell      DF   2  25   4   9  42 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_Yedlin       DF   1  23  10   5  23 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  26   8  36 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  26   8  10 |  80   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
S_Niguez       MF   2   7  26   5  22 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_Pablo        MF   1   7  24   8  11 |  96   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   6
M_Murphy       FW   1  13  14  29  26 |  79   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
B_Wolford      FW   1  12  14  27  28 |  75   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  32
Z_Stonewall    GK  28   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Hanley       DF   2  27  12   7  41 |  17   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Hugo           DF   2  25  12   9  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  25   7  31 |  16   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   8   7  28  20 |  21   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6

Player Statistics - Celtic 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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T_Flowers      GK  39   2   2   1  27 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  31  11   8  23 |  96   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   5
Fernando_Mera  DF   3  30   9   8  27 |  90   0   2   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  40  10  35
N_Wade         DF   2  30   9   6  25 |  73   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  29   7  10  30 |  96   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  16
K_Mizuno       MF   1   8  32  10  28 |  75   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Ben_Hatira   MF   2   6  29   8  40 |  96   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  50   5
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  28  10  30 |  96   0   0   6   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0
R_V_Persie     AM   2   9  27  13  31 |  96   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  11
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  33  16 |  96   0   0   2   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  20  20
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  13  32  32 |  78   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
S_Assenjo      GK  28   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Abrha        DF   1  28   9   6  33 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Britos       DF   2  27   6   8  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Bjorksson    MF   2  10  29   7  31 |  21   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  28  42 |  18   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
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