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Elite FA Cup, Group C Game 3

Juventus 3 - 1 Sunderland

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 3, Juventus vs. Sunderland (Wed Jan 08)


                             Juventus  |  Sunderland
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-1-2-1-2 C
                            Gary Hill  |  John Gemmell
                                       |
                     A_Zubizarreta GK  |  GK T_McGill
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF B_Weinman
                            H_Berg DF  |  DF E_Richards
                           Maldini DF  |  DF D_Jones
                          R_Varane DF  |  DF S_Walsh
                      Granit_Xhaka MF  |  DM D_Solga
                       M_Dickinson MF  |  MF M_V_Bommel
                     T_Huddlestone MF  |  MF S_Nakajima
                       K_El_Ahmadi MF  |  AM S_Defour
                          Z_Zidane FW  |  FW A_Arshavin
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  FW Fandinho
                                       |
                          Kamikaze SUB |  SUB R_Clemance
                          A_Wisdom SUB |  SUB Boli
                              Park SUB |  SUB Kim_Sin_Jung
                          Tardelli SUB |  SUB Atsu
                        A_Lombardo SUB |  SUB L_Shankland

Referee: J_Eriksson (Sweden)


Min. 1  :(jvt) E_Adebayor takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  E_Adebayor smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  The shot slips through T_McGill's hands
          ...  But T_McGill recovers to save!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 2  :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka floats the ball in to find S_Byram
          ...  E_Richards slices it
          ...  T_McGill moves quickly!!
          ...  He can't get there!
          ...  It inches just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Huddlestone chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  It is kicked away by E_Richards
Min. 6  :(sun) D_Solga is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to S_Nakajima
          ...  S_Nakajima uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 7  :(jvt) Z_Zidane with electric pace
          ...  He eases past B_Weinman
          ...  S_Defour tackles cleanly
Min. 8  :(jvt) A_Wisdom replaces H_Berg and will play DF
Min. 8  :(jvt) Granit_Xhaka has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past B_Weinman
          ...  He puts in M_Dickinson!
          ...  M_Dickinson beats the offside trap!
          ...  He looked offside to me
          ...  T_McGill comes towards him
          ...  He lobs it over T_McGill
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Juventus go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Juventus 1-0 Sunderland ...
Min. 8  :(sun) Sunderland's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 8  :(sun) Fandinho has time and space on the edge of the box
          ...  Maldini pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 10 :(jvt) Maldini turns well with ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  Maldini with the attempt at goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Juventus 2-0 Sunderland ...
Min. 11 :(jvt) Tardelli is ready to come on to replace Granit_Xhaka
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 11 :(jvt) A_Lombardo is being brought on
          ...  Z_Zidane is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 11 :(jvt) It looks as though Juventus is now playing A
Min. 13 :(jvt) T_Huddlestone finds S_Byram with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  S_Byram curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  T_McGill fists it away
Min. 13 :(sun) D_Solga barges S_Byram off the ball
          ...  But Maldini clears the ball to safety
Min. 14 :(sun) D_Solga with an in swinging cross to M_V_Bommel
          ...  A_Lombardo with a pull on the shirt
          ...  J_Eriksson tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 14 :(sun) Fandinho is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to A_Arshavin
          ...  A_Arshavin sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 15 :(sun) D_Jones has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Fandinho collects the loose ball!
          ...  Fandinho curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 16 :(sun) A_Arshavin loses his marker!
          ...  E_Adebayor with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  J_Eriksson wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 16 :(sun) S_Nakajima skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to A_Arshavin
          ...  A_Arshavin sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 18 :(jvt) Tardelli pass splits open the defence and finds A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo aims for the top right corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It was a top drawer goal
          ...  Juventus 3-0 Sunderland ...
Min. 20 :(sun) D_Solga wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Richards
          ...  A_Wisdom cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 21 :(sun) D_Solga boots it towards Fandinho
          ...  A delicate header from Fandinho !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  A_Zubizarreta catches it with style!
Min. 24 :(sun) S_Nakajima with the dribble
          ...  Maldini is easily beaten
          ...  S_Nakajima with a thundering volley!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 25 :(jvt) S_Byram picks out A_Lombardo with the cross
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from A_Lombardo !
          ...  T_McGill gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 25 :(sun) A_Arshavin flicks it over A_Wisdom's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  A_Arshavin goes for the top corner !
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 28 :(jvt) E_Adebayor with a perfectly timed run
          ...  E_Adebayor fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 31 :(jvt) Maldini with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves E_Richards behind
          ...  Maldini curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  T_McGill with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 31 :(sun) D_Jones plays a great one-two
          ...  He continues to run forward now
          ...  A delicate header from D_Jones !
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Richards chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta easily catches it!
Min. 34 :(sun) M_V_Bommel finds his way through
          ...  M_V_Bommel swings in the shot!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 36 :(jvt) A_Lombardo with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  A_Lombardo pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 36 :(sun) S_Defour wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to Fandinho
          ...  S_Byram slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 36 :(jvt) A_Lombardo jumps over B_Weinman's challenge
          ...  Fandinho with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  J_Eriksson tries to calm him down
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  M_Dickinson knocks it forward
          ...  A_Wisdom gets on the end of it
          ...  D_Jones cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 37 :(jvt) A_Lombardo knocks it past B_Weinman and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  A_Lombardo with a thundering shot!
          ...  T_McGill makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 40 :(sun) M_V_Bommel finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  A_Lombardo takes possession
Min. 41 :(sun) E_Richards volleys it forward. He finds S_Defour
          ...  S_Defour drives it towards goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta never had a chance!
          ...  Juventus 3-1 Sunderland ...
Min. 42 :(jvt) T_Huddlestone looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to E_Adebayor
          ...  S_Walsh cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(jvt) M_Dickinson 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!
          ...  E_Adebayor receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  But B_Weinman will cut out the threat
Min. 44 :(jvt) A_Wisdom takes advantage of a mistake by B_Weinman
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  A_Wisdom flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  T_McGill plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 45 :(jvt) A_Wisdom slides it through the middle to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor tries to beat T_McGill!
          ...  T_McGill with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 45 :(sun) M_V_Bommel runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Fandinho
          ...  Fandinho bears down on goal!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 47 :(sun) Fandinho holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to A_Arshavin
          ...  But Maldini will cut out the threat
Min. 48 :(jvt) Tardelli controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  E_Adebayor gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  E_Adebayor with a powerful diving header!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  T_McGill is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson chips the ball into the area!
          ...  T_Huddlestone swings a leg at it!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Juventus 3-1 Sunderland

Min. 47 :(sun) S_Nakajima cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Solga
          ...  But R_Varane sweeps up the threat
Min. 48 :(jvt) K_El_Ahmadi with a 50-yard pass to E_Adebayor
          ...  A great volley from E_Adebayor !
          ...  But T_McGill punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 49 :(sun) M_V_Bommel has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Byram
          ...  He puts in D_Jones!
          ...  Tardelli with the tackle
          ...  He left his foot in there!
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 52 :(sun) A_Arshavin beats Maldini
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from R_Varane
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 54 :(jvt) S_Byram holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  What agility from T_McGill
Min. 55 :(sun) D_Jones with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Fandinho gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  The cross hits Fandinho on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 56 :(jvt) A_Lombardo with the dribble
          ...  E_Richards is easily beaten
          ...  A_Lombardo tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 56 :(sun) S_Nakajima sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to M_V_Bommel
          ...  M_V_Bommel looks to see where A_Zubizarreta is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_V_Bommel chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta catches it!
Min. 60 :(sun) Atsu replaces an unhappy M_V_Bommel and will play as a MF
Min. 60 :(sun) S_Defour runs at A_Wisdom
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  S_Defour hits a great drive!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 66 :(jvt) A defence splitting pass from M_Dickinson to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo blasts it at the goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  T_McGill never had a chance!
Min. 66 :(sun) Fandinho takes on 3 men
          ...  Fandinho with the goal bound shot!
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Defour lofts the ball in!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta fists it away!
Min. 67 :(jvt) M_Dickinson beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds S_Byram
          ...  S_Byram with a powerful diving header!
          ...  T_McGill with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 67 :(sun) Atsu bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to B_Weinman
          ...  B_Weinman has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 68 :(sun) S_Nakajima kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  S_Defour gets on the end of the pass
          ...  S_Defour with a blistering shot !
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Eriksson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 70 :(sun) Kim_Sin_Jung is being prepared to come on
          ...  B_Weinman is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 70 :(sun) L_Shankland will come on for A_Arshavin and play FW
Min. 70 :(sun) Atsu gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Fandinho
          ...  Fandinho with the chance !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta with a great save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 71 :(jvt) M_Dickinson has it now
          ...  He takes on E_Richards
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in E_Adebayor!
          ...  E_Adebayor has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  T_McGill won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 72 :(sun) Fandinho takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  But R_Varane will cut out the threat
Min. 74 :(jvt) Tardelli takes on D_Jones
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  Tardelli hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  T_McGill saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 76 :(sun) Fandinho breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on A_Zubizarreta!
          ...  R_Varane brings him down!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He deserved that! And was lucky it wasn't more!
Min. 76 :(sun) Atsu is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  L_Shankland latches onto the ball
          ...  L_Shankland launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Eriksson has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 77 :(jvt) Tardelli runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo attempts to drive it home!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Sunderland fans taunt him!
Min. 77 :(sun) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  S_Defour is through!
          ...  S_Defour tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 79 :(jvt) T_Huddlestone with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past D_Jones
          ...  He knocks it to E_Adebayor!
          ...  E_Adebayor with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  T_McGill is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Wisdom chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  The ball comes to E_Adebayor
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  T_McGill with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 79 :(sun) D_Solga looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to Fandinho
          ...  Maldini gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 80 :(jvt) Juventus are switching their playing style to L
Min. 84 :(sun) Fandinho sidesteps M_Dickinson
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Fandinho fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(sun) D_Jones steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Maldini looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 92 :(jvt) E_Adebayor runs at the heart of the defence
          ...  But D_Jones sweeps up the threat

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Allianz Stadium
Attendance           : 140,000
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : Maldini (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Dickinson (8), Maldini (10), A_Lombardo (18)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : R_Varane (76)
Injured              : N/A
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Sunderland Match Info
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Best player          : S_Defour
Scorers              : S_Defour (41)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Juventus     |    Sunderland
Attempts on Goal     :          24        |       21
Off target           :          10        |       9
On target            :          14        |       12
Possession           :          57        |       43
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       6
Key Tackles          :          11        |       6
Key Passes           :          16        |       20
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Final Score          : Juventus 3 - 1 Sunderland
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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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A_Zubizarreta  GK  39   5   1   1  11 |  97  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
S_Byram        DF   3  34   9   7  32 |  97   0   1   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
H_Berg         DF   1  30  11   7  21 |   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maldini        DF   2  29   9   8  41 |  97   0   5   0   0   2   1   0   0   0 100   0  45
R_Varane       DF   1  29   9   4  11 |  97   0   3   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  58  -2  -2
Granit_Xhaka   MF   1  11  32   7  21 |  11   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  31   7  28 |  97   0   0   4   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  40  35
T_Huddlestone  MF   1  10  29  11  19 |  97   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
K_El_Ahmadi    MF   1  11  29   7  15 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  34  34 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  32  35 |  97   0   0   0   0   8   0   0   0   0  20  20  64
Kamikaze       GK  37   7   2   2  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Wisdom       DF   2  29  23   9  34 |  89   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
Park           MF   1   6  29   9  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Tardelli       MF   3   6  29   6  33 |  86   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  50  10
A_Lombardo     FW   3   6   9  28  32 |  86   0   1   0   0   8   1   0   0   0  40  20  80

Player Statistics - Sunderland
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_McGill       GK  29   2   3   1  31 |  97  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
B_Weinman      DF   2  28   8  11  30 |  73   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -19
E_Richards     DF   2  26  14   5  32 |  97   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
D_Jones        DF   3  25  10   9  22 |  97   0   2   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  20   1
S_Walsh        DF   2  25   8   5  32 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_Solga        DM   2  10  25  10  19 |  97   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
M_V_Bommel     MF   1   7  27  18  29 |  63   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  20
S_Nakajima     MF   2   8  26   9  21 |  97   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20  20 -18
S_Defour       AM   2   9  25  11  12 |  97   0   1   1   0   4   1   0   0   0  20  10  56
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  27  32 |  73   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
Fandinho       FW   1   6   7  26  10 |  97   0   0   2   0   7   0   0   0   0   0  20  43
R_Clemance     GK  15   3   3   1  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Boli           DF   2  25  11   7  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Kim_Sin_Jung   DF   2  25   8   8  12 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Atsu           MF   1  10  25  11  18 |  34   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
L_Shankland    FW   2   8  10  25  23 |  24   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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