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Division 1, Week 9

Juventus 1 - 1 Valencia

Division One League Match, Juventus vs. Valencia (Sun Dec 03)


                             Juventus  |  Valencia
                              5-3-2 C  |  5-4-1 P
                            Gary Hill  |  Andie Glen
                                       |
                      E_Thorstvedt GK  |  GK Savic
                          G_Hanley DF  |  DF P_Senderos
                        N_Burdisso DF  |  DF C_Smalling
                         T_Gemmell DF  |  DF W_Van_Boer
                       Beckenbauer DF  |  DF L_Dixon
                          D_Abdoun DF  |  DF Saddam_H
                         Leroy_Fer MF  |  MF Saruman
                          A_Cejudo MF  |  MF J_R_Riquelme
                          S_Niguez MF  |  MF P_Niemeyer
                          M_Murphy FW  |  MF T_Huddlestone
                         B_Wolford FW  |  FW D_Rortugal
                                       |
                       Z_Stonewall SUB |  SUB Kamikaze
                              Hugo SUB |  SUB E_Johnson
                            J_Cole SUB |  SUB C_Moreno
                           J_Fleck SUB |  SUB N_Ben_Khalifa
                        E_Stranger SUB |  SUB M_Icardi

Referee: J_Eriksson (Sweden)


Min. 5  :(vla) T_Huddlestone runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  T_Huddlestone fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 6  :(vla) P_Niemeyer takes possession
          ...  He looks up
          ...  He's in acres of space
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Beckenbauer belts it clear
Min. 9  :(jvt) D_Abdoun shoves J_R_Riquelme in the chest!!
          ...  J_Eriksson has seen it!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  J_Eriksson had no choice there!!
          ...  Andie Glen appluads the decision
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  D_Rortugal hits it hard
          ...  E_Thorstvedt saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 12 :(vla) P_Niemeyer finds the run of Saruman
          ...  But N_Burdisso puts the ball out of play
Min. 19 :(jvt) A_Cejudo sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Wolford
          ...  C_Smalling gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 21 :(jvt) A_Cejudo with the cross-field pass to N_Burdisso
          ...  L_Dixon anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 21 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  It looks like he will try to run it off
Min. 24 :(vla) T_Huddlestone hoists the ball across to Saruman
          ...  Saruman swings in the shot!
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Huddlestone swings it in!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt comes out and claims it!
Min. 25 :(vla) L_Dixon is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Rortugal
          ...  Intercepted by Beckenbauer
Min. 26 :(vla) T_Huddlestone with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past Beckenbauer
          ...  He knocks it to Saddam_H!
          ...  Saddam_H with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Huddlestone hits it into the box!
          ...  Beckenbauer wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 27 :(jvt) B_Wolford runs into space
          ...  But W_Van_Boer wins the tackle
Min. 28 :(vla) Saruman pass splits open the defence and finds P_Niemeyer
          ...  P_Niemeyer belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  It floats over E_Thorstvedt
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 30 :(vla) T_Huddlestone with a smart pass to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal with a terrific drive !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  E_Thorstvedt grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(jvt) M_Murphy 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!
          ...  L_Dixon slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 43 :(vla) D_Rortugal breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on E_Thorstvedt!
          ...  Leroy_Fer brings him down in the area!
          ...  J_Eriksson calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Gary Hill looks relieved
          ...  That looked like a dive!
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  J_Eriksson was tricked there!
          ...  D_Rortugal is the man who takes it
          ...  He sends E_Thorstvedt the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  That's given Valencia the lead!
          ...  Juventus 0-1 Valencia...
Min. 44 :(jvt) Juventus altered their play to a N strategy
Min. 45 :(vla) Saddam_H with a slide rule pass to D_Rortugal
          ...  From long range D_Rortugal bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 46 :(vla) Saddam_H sidesteps Leroy_Fer
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Fine tackle by A_Cejudo
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Juventus 0-1 Valencia

Min. 49 :(jvt) B_Wolford runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs C_Smalling
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  B_Wolford hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It's beaten Savic
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 52 :(jvt) Leroy_Fer kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  G_Hanley gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_R_Riquelme leaves his foot in with the challenge!!
          ...  That's a bad foul!!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 53 :(jvt) M_Murphy plays in G_Hanley with a beautiful ball
          ...  G_Hanley tries to beat Savic!
          ...  But Savic reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 54 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme finds T_Huddlestone with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  S_Niguez steals the ball of off him
Min. 55 :(vla) E_Johnson comes on for L_Dixon and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 55 :(vla) N_Ben_Khalifa is coming on for T_Huddlestone and playing MF
Min. 56 :(vla) N_Ben_Khalifa takes possession
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on E_Thorstvedt anyway
Min. 60 :(vla) P_Senderos kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  P_Niemeyer gets on the end of the pass
          ...  T_Gemmell with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  J_Eriksson reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 61 :(vla) Saruman skips the challenge from M_Murphy
          ...  T_Gemmell cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 63 :(jvt) G_Hanley takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  G_Hanley heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 65 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Leroy_Fer
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Rortugal!
          ...  D_Rortugal with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 66 :(jvt) E_Stranger replaces an unhappy G_Hanley and will play as a FW
Min. 67 :(vla) D_Rortugal picks up the pass
          ...  D_Rortugal swings in the shot!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 72 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme moves forward
          ...  J_R_Riquelme with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 72 :(jvt) M_Murphy latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  J_R_Riquelme fouls badly
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 73 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme barges N_Burdisso off the ball
          ...  But Beckenbauer comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 74 :(jvt) B_Wolford takes on C_Smalling
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 74 :(jvt) E_Stranger with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves the defender behind
          ...  W_Van_Boer with an over the top challenge
Min. 75 :(jvt) N_Burdisso is rolling on the ground!
          ...  He isn't going to continue!
Min. 75 :(jvt) Hugo is being brought on
          ...  N_Burdisso is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 78 :(jvt) S_Niguez finds M_Murphy in acres of space
          ...  W_Van_Boer with an over the top challenge
Min. 80 :(vla) a big roar from the crowd as M_Icardi comes on for D_Rortugal to play FW
Min. 81 :(jvt) J_Fleck will replace the useless Leroy_Fer and will play MF
Min. 82 :(jvt) M_Murphy runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off the defender back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  W_Van_Boer is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  J_Eriksson signals that it is indirect
          ...  J_Fleck swings it in
          ...  E_Stranger takes control of it!
          ...  E_Stranger unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Beckenbauer chips the ball into the area!
          ...  Savic easily claims the ball!
Min. 87 :(jvt) M_Murphy runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  M_Murphy hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He kicks the sponsor hoarding in delight!
          ...  Amazing comeback!!
          ...  Juventus are all square and not long to go
          ...  Juventus 1-1 Valencia ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(jvt) Juventus restructured their strategy to A
Min. 89 :(jvt) E_Stranger with a penetrating pass to J_Fleck
          ...  Cleaned up by Saddam_H
Min. 91 :(vla) M_Icardi runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Saddam_H
          ...  Saddam_H with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort

*************  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          : M_Murphy
Scorers              : M_Murphy (87)
Sent Off             : D_Abdoun (9)
Booked               : T_Gemmell (60)
Injured              : N_Burdisso (75)
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Valencia Match Info
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Best player          : D_Rortugal (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Rortugal (43 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_R_Riquelme (52)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Juventus    |    Valencia
Attempts on Goal     :           5        |       13
Off target           :           3        |       6
On target            :           2        |       7
Possession           :          31        |       69
Corners              :           1        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       12
Key Tackles          :           7        |       6
Key Passes           :           5        |       12
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Final Score          : Juventus 1 - 1 Valencia
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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 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
G_Hanley       DF   2  27  12   7  41 |  69   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
N_Burdisso     DF   2  27   8   7  31 |  78   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Gemmell      DF   2  26   4   9  42 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
Beckenbauer    DF   2  26   8   7  21 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
D_Abdoun       DF   3  25   9   7  30 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  26   8  36 |  84   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  26   8  10 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
S_Niguez       MF   2   7  26   5  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Murphy       FW   1  13  14  29  26 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  30
B_Wolford      FW   1  12  14  27  28 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Z_Stonewall    GK  28   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Hugo           DF   2  25  12   9  42 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cole         MF   3   8  25   7  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  25   7  31 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   7  26  20 |  26   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1

Player Statistics - Valencia
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Savic          GK  34   2   7   3  10 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Senderos     DF   1  30  12   5  31 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Smalling     DF   1  29   8   6  29 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  29   6   6  32 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Dixon        DF   1  23   7   9  31 |  58   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Saddam_H       DF   2  20  28  25  27 |  95   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10   2
Saruman        MF   2   7  27  24  30 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
J_R_Riquelme   MF   3   6  27  21  34 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28   3
P_Niemeyer     MF   1  17  27   5  22 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
T_Huddlestone  MF   1  10  27  11  19 |  58   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  28  21 |  83   0   0   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  43
Kamikaze       GK  34   7   2   2  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Johnson      DF   1  29   8   6  31 |  37   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Moreno       DF   2  23   9   9  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Ben_Khalifa  MF   1  12  27  12  25 |  37   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
M_Icardi       FW   1   7   7  24  31 |  12   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
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