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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 3

Juventus 1 - 0 Chelsea

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 3, Juventus vs. Chelsea (Wed Dec 19)


                             Juventus  |  Chelsea
                              4-4-2 L  |  5-3-2 C
                            Gary Hill  |  James Houston
                                       |
                           Belushi GK  |  GK J_Reina
                            H_Berg DF  |  DF Balde
                       Beckenbauer DF  |  DF L_Olsen
                         T_Gemmell DF  |  DF S_Pearce
                           Maldini DF  |  DF Kommper
                               Kak MF  |  DF G_Burdisso
                         M_Kikuchi MF  |  MF Drexler
                          A_Cejudo MF  |  MF Juarez
                           J_Fleck MF  |  MF D_Savicevic
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW K_Benzema
                         G_Puciato FW  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                                       |
                             Savic SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                       Eirik_Silva SUB |  SUB M_Madl
                          S_Niguez SUB |  SUB Park
                         B_Murdoch SUB |  SUB P_Coutinho
                         S_Corchia SUB |  SUB M_Vucinic

Referee: P_Graham (Wales)


Min. 1  :(jvt) G_Puciato knocks it past L_Olsen and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  S_Pearce with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 2  :(chs) Drexler with the first time pass to Juarez
          ...  Juarez aims for the top right corner !
          ...  Belushi with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 5  :(chs) Juarez cuts the ball back to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Belushi collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 9  :(jvt) J_Fleck is first to the loose ball
          ...  J_Fleck attempts a low drive!
          ...  J_Reina won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 15 :(jvt) D_Rortugal sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  G_Burdisso makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 16 :(chs) Juarez looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to K_Benzema
          ...  T_Gemmell clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 23 :(chs) K_Benzema finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  K_Benzema with the cheeky shot!
          ...  Belushi parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 26 :(jvt) G_Puciato beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  Balde bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 29 :(jvt) M_Kikuchi knocks it forward
          ...  G_Burdisso slips
          ...  A_Cejudo gets to it!
          ...  D_Savicevic beats him to the ball
Min. 29 :(chs) Drexler with a precise pass to D_Trezeguet
          ...  Kak gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 34 :(chs) D_Savicevic holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to K_Benzema
          ...  K_Benzema unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  Belushi tips it over his bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Drexler chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  Belushi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 39 :(jvt) A_Cejudo with a slide rule pass to G_Puciato
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by Balde
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 42 :(jvt) D_Rortugal with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past S_Pearce
          ...  G_Burdisso goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on

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

Min. 46 :(jvt) D_Rortugal nutmegs the defender
          ...  L_Olsen rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's P_Graham going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 53 :(chs) K_Benzema runs at the defender
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Kak
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 56 :(jvt) Kak with a real burst of pace
          ...  Kak smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  J_Reina with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 60 :(jvt) S_Corchia is going to be brought on
          ...  J_Fleck is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 60 :(jvt) Juventus restructured their strategy to A
Min. 62 :(jvt) D_Rortugal controls the ball immaculately
          ...  Leaves the defenders for dead
          ...  This looks like it could be a great chance
          ...  Balde with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 63 :(chs) D_Savicevic has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past T_Gemmell
          ...  He puts in K_Benzema!
          ...  A wicked drive by K_Benzema !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And Belushi reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Trezeguet drives it into the box!
          ...  Belushi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 66 :(jvt) D_Rortugal with electric pace
          ...  He eases past Balde
          ...  D_Rortugal with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But J_Reina punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 66 :(chs) Drexler controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs H_Berg
          ...  He puts in D_Trezeguet!
          ...  H_Berg makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Drexler swings it in!
          ...  Belushi fists it away!
Min. 67 :(jvt) M_Kikuchi looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  S_Corchia receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  G_Burdisso hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by G_Puciato!
          ...  J_Reina catches it!
Min. 68 :(chs) K_Benzema with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from Beckenbauer
          ...  A left-footer by K_Benzema !
          ...  Belushi falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 71 :(jvt) A_Cejudo has it on the edge of the box
          ...  A_Cejudo attempts to nutmeg J_Reina!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled into the top corner!
          ...  He runs off to the Juventus fans to celebrate!
          ...  That's put Juventus in front!
          ...  Juventus 1-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 71 :(jvt) Eirik_Silva will come on for G_Puciato and play DF
Min. 71 :(jvt) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Juventus will now play D
Min. 71 :(chs) It looks as though Chelsea is now playing L
Min. 71 :(chs) K_Benzema finds his way through
          ...  He lost his man too easily
          ...  A great volley from K_Benzema !
          ...  Belushi is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  Belushi looks very relieved!
Min. 72 :(jvt) Kak brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  D_Rortugal makes himself available
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from Balde
Min. 77 :(chs) Balde with the dribble
          ...  He spots the run of his team-mate
          ...  He's decided to go alone
          ...  Maldini with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  P_Graham calls him over
          ...  P_Graham is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  K_Benzema bends it in
          ...  But Belushi punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 79 :(jvt) S_Niguez is going to be brought on
          ...  M_Kikuchi is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 80 :(chs) M_Madl is being brought on
          ...  Kommper is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 80 :(chs) Park comes on for Drexler and will play MF to the delight of the fans
Min. 80 :(chs) M_Vucinic replaces D_Savicevic and will play FW
Min. 85 :(jvt) S_Corchia spits at L_Olsen
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Gary Hill looks relieved
          ...  James Houston is far from happy with that decision
Min. 85 :(chs) K_Benzema picks up the pass
          ...  Eirik_Silva gets to the ball first
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(jvt) T_Gemmell sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to H_Berg
          ...  G_Burdisso reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 90 :(jvt) A_Cejudo holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Kak
          ...  G_Burdisso with a two footed challenge!!
          ...  P_Graham stops play
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  P_Graham calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Allianz Stadium
Attendance           : 131,992
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : A_Cejudo (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Cejudo (71)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Maldini (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : K_Benzema
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Balde (62), G_Burdisso (90)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Juventus     |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :           4        |       8
Off target           :           1        |       3
On target            :           3        |       5
Possession           :          47        |       53
Corners              :           1        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       9
Key Tackles          :           5        |       10
Key Passes           :           6        |       7
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Final Score          : Juventus 1 - 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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Belushi        GK  39   8   8   5  11 |  94   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0   0
H_Berg         DF   1  28  11   7  21 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Beckenbauer    DF   2  28   9   7  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Gemmell      DF   2  27   4  10  42 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Maldini        DF   2  27   9   7  41 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
Kak            MF   2  16  27   9  41 |  94   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
M_Kikuchi      MF   1  15  27   8  30 |  81   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  27   8  10 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   1   0   0   0  20  40  55
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  26   7  31 |  62   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  29  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  29  42 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Savic          GK  36   2   7   3  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Eirik_Silva    DF   3  27   7   9  13 |  21   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Niguez       MF   2   7  27   5  22 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Murdoch      MF   2   7  25  16  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Corchia      FW   1   5   5  26  45 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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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J_Reina        GK  35   2   3   1  18 |  94   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
Balde          DF   3  27   7   8  22 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  58  -2  -2
L_Olsen        DF   3  27   8   6  42 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  26   7  10  18 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Kommper        DF   1  26   9   8  32 |  82   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Burdisso     DF   2  26   5   9  39 |  94   0   4   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  78  -2  -2
Drexler        MF   3   8  29   9  12 |  82   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Juarez         MF   3   7  29   7  21 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
D_Savicevic    MF   1   8  28   9  21 |  82   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
K_Benzema      FW   3   7   6  28  23 |  94   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  33
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  27  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -10
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Madl         DF   3  25   9   6  22 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Park           MF   1   6  28   9  23 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  25  16  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   9  26  14 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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