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Elite FA Cup, Group B Game 2

Juventus 2 - 0 Chelsea

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 2, Juventus vs. Chelsea (Wed Nov 22)


                             Juventus  |  Chelsea
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-1-2-2-1 C
                            Gary Hill  |  James Houston
                                       |
                      E_Thorstvedt GK  |  GK Rafael
                          G_Hanley DF  |  DF Doria
                        N_Burdisso DF  |  DF G_Burdisso
                              Hugo DF  |  DF M_Madl
                          D_Yedlin DF  |  DF Varane
                         Leroy_Fer MF  |  DM Mo_Diame
                          A_Cejudo MF  |  MF Park
                            J_Cole MF  |  MF R_Castias
                           T_Kroos MF  |  AM S_Gerrard
                          M_Murphy FW  |  AM P_Coutinho
                         Neymar_Jr FW  |  FW R_Lewandowski
                                       |
                       Z_Stonewall SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                      D_Marquinhos SUB |  SUB A_Maxwell
                           J_Fleck SUB |  SUB Drexler
                         P_Maldini SUB |  SUB T_Cairney
                         B_Wolford SUB |  SUB D_Trezeguet

Referee: P_Graham (Wales)


Min. 1  :(jvt) Hugo is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to M_Murphy
          ...  Mo_Diame scythes the player down.
          ...  Psycho!
Min. 9  :(jvt) D_Yedlin has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Doria
          ...  He knocks it to T_Kroos!
          ...  A great volley from T_Kroos !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The manager is delighted with that one
          ...  Juventus go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Juventus 1-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 10 :(jvt) Juventus altered their play to a L strategy
Min. 10 :(chs) M_Madl drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to S_Gerrard
          ...  A powerful shot by S_Gerrard !
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 12 :(jvt) Hugo holds the ball up
          ...  He sees T_Kroos in space!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from M_Madl
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Kroos curls it into the box!
          ...  Neymar_Jr tries to place the shot!
          ...  But Rafael makes a superb stop down low
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Hugo crosses it in!
          ...  Rafael comes out and claims it!
Min. 12 :(chs) Varane knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Varane aims for the top right corner !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Juventus fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 13 :(jvt) M_Murphy lays the ball back to N_Burdisso
          ...  N_Burdisso hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  Rafael fists it away
Min. 14 :(jvt) Hugo is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to N_Burdisso
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by Doria !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 15 :(chs) R_Lewandowski turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  T_Kroos wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 21 :(jvt) D_Yedlin plays the early ball across the box to find M_Murphy in space
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Doria and it had to be
Min. 23 :(jvt) A_Cejudo has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Doria
          ...  He knocks it to M_Murphy!
          ...  Doria moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 24 :(jvt) M_Murphy knocks the ball past Varane
          ...  M_Madl gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 26 :(jvt) G_Hanley with the header on
          ...  He finds T_Kroos in space
          ...  T_Kroos drives it low !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Juventus 2-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 26 :(jvt) T_Kroos sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Neymar_Jr
          ...  G_Burdisso fouls badly
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 35 :(chs) R_Lewandowski has time and space on the edge of the box
          ...  T_Kroos takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 35 :(jvt) A_Cejudo with the through ball to M_Murphy
          ...  R_Lewandowski knobbles the attacking player.
          ...  P_Graham blows up for a foul
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 38 :(chs) S_Gerrard cuts through the defence
          ...  M_Murphy is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(jvt) G_Hanley leaves Mo_Diame standing
          ...  Fine tackle by Varane
          ...  He prevents the corner as well

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Juventus 2-0 Chelsea

Min. 46 :(jvt) Leroy_Fer looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  Rafael with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 47 :(jvt) D_Marquinhos comes on for Leroy_Fer and takes up a DF role
Min. 50 :(chs) S_Gerrard with a real burst of pace
          ...  S_Gerrard with his head down lets it go !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 51 :(chs) S_Gerrard beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  N_Burdisso reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 54 :(jvt) T_Kroos pass splits open the defence and finds Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr attempts a lob!
          ...  But Rafael punches it away
Min. 55 :(jvt) J_Fleck will come on for A_Cejudo and play MF
Min. 55 :(jvt) T_Kroos with a slick pass to Hugo
          ...  The defender is caught ball watching
          ...  Hugo takes advantage and races towards the goal!
          ...  Just Rafael is between him and the goal
          ...  He nutmegs Rafael
          ...  It goes wide!!
Min. 57 :(jvt) M_Murphy with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  Doria cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 59 :(jvt) G_Hanley has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Varane
          ...  He puts in Neymar_Jr!
          ...  Neymar_Jr with the crafty shot!
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 59 :(jvt) G_Hanley is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Neymar_Jr
          ...  P_Coutinho tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
          ...  P_Graham calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  James Houston looks relieved
Min. 60 :(chs) S_Gerrard curls the ball out wide to P_Coutinho
          ...  Hugo takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 60 :(chs) P_Coutinho holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Park
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  D_Yedlin looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 62 :(jvt) D_Marquinhos with an intelligent ball to M_Murphy
          ...  M_Murphy with a thundering shot!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 62 :(jvt) D_Marquinhos breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Rafael!
          ...  R_Castias brings him down!
          ...  P_Graham calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  Neymar_Jr drives it under the wall
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 63 :(jvt) J_Cole runs into space
          ...  J_Cole tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 65 :(chs) It seems Chelsea are making a tactical change to L
Min. 66 :(jvt) Up goes the substitution board - B_Wolford on for G_Hanley as a FW
Min. 67 :(chs) Park takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Coutinho
          ...  Fine tackle by M_Murphy
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 69 :(jvt) N_Burdisso with a simple pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Rafael never had a chance!
Min. 70 :(chs) A_Maxwell is ready to come on to replace G_Burdisso
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 72 :(jvt) J_Fleck passes the ball to M_Murphy
          ...  M_Madl gathers up the loose ball
Min. 72 :(chs) P_Coutinho changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Gerrard
          ...  J_Fleck bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 74 :(chs) P_Coutinho with the first time pass to R_Lewandowski
          ...  D_Marquinhos wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 80 :(chs) T_Cairney is ready to come on to replace Mo_Diame
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 80 :(chs) D_Trezeguet comes on for S_Gerrard and takes up a FW role
Min. 83 :(jvt) B_Wolford with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  A_Maxwell slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Juventus Arena
Attendance           : 117,295
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : T_Kroos (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Kroos (9,26)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : P_Coutinho
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : R_Castias (62)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Juventus     |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :          12        |       3
Off target           :           6        |       3
On target            :           6        |       0
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           2        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       12
Key Tackles          :           7        |       9
Key Passes           :          17        |       5
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Final Score          : Juventus 2 - 0 Chelsea
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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 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
G_Hanley       DF   2  27  12   7  41 |  67   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0
N_Burdisso     DF   2  27   8   7  31 |  93   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   5
Hugo           DF   2  25  12   9  42 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
D_Yedlin       DF   1  23  10   5  23 |  93   0   1   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  35   0
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  26   8  36 |  48   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  26   8  10 |  56   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_Cole         MF   3   8  25   7  33 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
T_Kroos        MF   3   8  23  20  30 |  93   0   2   3   0   2   2   0   0   0  60  50  80
M_Murphy       FW   1  13  14  29  26 |  93   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   8   7  28  20 |  93   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  18
Z_Stonewall    GK  28   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Marquinhos   DF   3  23   8   7  41 |  45   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  25   7  31 |  37   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
P_Maldini      MF   3   6  23   8  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Wolford      FW   1  12  14  27  28 |  26   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Rafael         GK  29   2   2   2  20 |  93   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  26   7   5  32 |  93   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
G_Burdisso     DF   2  25   5   9  39 |  71   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Madl         DF   3  24   8   6  22 |  93   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -10 -20
Varane         DF   2  23   9   6  10 |  93   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -19
Mo_Diame       DM   2  13  24   7  42 |  81   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Park           MF   1   6  27   9  23 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_Castias      MF   2   9  27   9  29 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
S_Gerrard      AM   2   6  26  17  21 |  81   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
P_Coutinho     AM   2   7  24  15  31 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
R_Lewandowski  FW   2   9   8  26  20 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Maxwell      DF   2  25   5   3  27 |  22   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Drexler        MF   3   8  27   9  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   7  23   8  21 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   6  10  26  21 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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