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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 2

Liverpool - Ajax

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Match 2, Liverpool vs. Ajax (Wed Jun 19)


                            Liverpool  |  Ajax
                          4-1-2-1-2 C  |  4-4-2 C
                          Mike McLeod  |  James Maund
                                       |
                         Fabianski GK  |  GK E_Van_d_Sar
                        W_Van_Boer DF  |  DF Alvaro_Rubio
                          Reinaldo DF  |  DF M_Keown
                        G_V_D_Wiel DF  |  DF C_Dos_Passos
                            Renald DF  |  DF T_Vermaelen
                         C_Sanchez DM  |  MF J_Crujff
                          N_Schulz MF  |  MF F_Ljungberg
                       J_Hernandez MF  |  MF P_Vieira
                           T_Kroos AM  |  MF Tomas_Rosicky
                         K_Benzema FW  |  FW G_Puciato
                             Perez FW  |  FW T_Wallcott
                                       |
                           N_Trott SUB |  SUB G_Langerak
                         J_A_Riise SUB |  SUB S_Kolasinac
                            H_Matt SUB |  SUB Fazio
                        A_Martinez SUB |  SUB Oscar_Serrano
                          D_Lehman SUB |  SUB D_Bergkamp

Referee: S_Farina (Italy)


Min. 3  :(aja) J_Crujff finds T_Wallcott on the edge of the box
          ...  T_Wallcott with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  But Fabianski punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 4  :(aja) P_Vieira brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Reinaldo
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in G_Puciato!
          ...  Blocked by C_Sanchez
Min. 14 :(lpl) Perez sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Tomas_Rosicky with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 16 :(aja) T_Vermaelen is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  G_Puciato latches onto the ball
          ...  G_Puciato hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  Fabianski takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 17 :(lpl) Perez finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  Perez chases it through, he must score !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 20 :(lpl) T_Kroos looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to K_Benzema
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Dos_Passos looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 27 :(aja) M_Keown leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott must beat Fabianski!
          ...  Fabianski can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  Fabianski makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 30 :(lpl) C_Sanchez cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Perez
          ...  Fine tackle by C_Dos_Passos
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 34 :(lpl) J_Hernandez is unmarked!
          ...  J_Hernandez rifles it at the goal !
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 35 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  K_Benzema is clean through!
          ...  J_Crujff with a terrible tackle
          ...  S_Farina wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 36 :(aja) T_Vermaelen has space to run with the ball
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from T_Vermaelen !
          ...  Fabianski won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Excellent strike!!
          ...  Ajax go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Liverpool 0-1 Ajax ...
Min. 37 :(aja) It seems Ajax are making a tactical change to A
Min. 37 :(aja) J_Crujff gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio is unmarked
          ...  Cleared by J_Hernandez
Min. 39 :(lpl) K_Benzema is too quick for the defence
          ...  K_Benzema tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 41 :(lpl) Perez with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  Perez tries the shot !
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by T_Kroos
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar jumps well to claim it!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(lpl) N_Schulz has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Reinaldo collects the loose ball!
          ...  Blocked by Alvaro_Rubio

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Liverpool 0-1 Ajax

Min. 46 :(lpl) T_Kroos controls the ball with ease
          ...  A left-footer by T_Kroos !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 49 :(aja) M_Keown jumps over W_Van_Boer's challenge
          ...  M_Keown has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs to the corner and gives the away fans the middle finger
          ...  Liverpool 0-2 Ajax ...
Min. 50 :(lpl) The Liverpool manager shouts at them from the touchline to play A
Min. 50 :(aja) S_Kolasinac is going to be brought on
          ...  Alvaro_Rubio is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 50 :(lpl) J_Hernandez looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Renald
          ...  Renald chases it through, he must score !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by N_Schulz!
          ...  C_Dos_Passos gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 51 :(aja) Fazio comes on for Tomas_Rosicky and takes up a MF role
Min. 52 :(aja) D_Bergkamp takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace G_Puciato
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 52 :(aja) P_Vieira unselfishly heads the ball back to F_Ljungberg
          ...  C_Sanchez goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 57 :(aja) F_Ljungberg plays a long ball to P_Vieira
          ...  A glorious effort by P_Vieira !
          ...  Fabianski with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 60 :(lpl) J_Hernandez wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to K_Benzema
          ...  But S_Kolasinac sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 61 :(lpl) Perez skips the challenge from M_Keown
          ...  Perez could have let it bounce!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 61 :(aja) Fabianski miskicks!
          ...  P_Vieira is takes control of the ball!
          ...  P_Vieira must beat Fabianski!
          ...  Fabianski gathers it easily
Min. 64 :(lpl) N_Schulz lobs it over T_Wallcott
          ...  N_Schulz throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar falls over
          ...  But E_Van_d_Sar is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 66 :(aja) F_Ljungberg holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp drives the shot in!
          ...  Fabianski just watches float over the bar!
Min. 68 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into K_Benzema
          ...  K_Benzema curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 70 :(lpl) J_A_Riise takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace W_Van_Boer
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 70 :(lpl) A_Martinez comes on for T_Kroos and will play AM to the delight of the fans
Min. 70 :(lpl) D_Lehman is coming on and K_Benzema is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 70 :(lpl) N_Schulz plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  J_Hernandez keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  J_Hernandez has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  Saved by E_Van_d_Sar
Min. 72 :(lpl) Perez pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Perez with the attempt at goal!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 73 :(lpl) N_Schulz jumps over C_Dos_Passos's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  N_Schulz has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He just manages to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Martinez swings it in!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar jumps well to claim it!
Min. 76 :(aja) J_Crujff runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Bergkamp
          ...  A_Martinez with a bad challenge
          ...  S_Farina will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  James Maund looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 79 :(aja) P_Vieira leaves N_Schulz standing
          ...  Perez with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  S_Farina wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 80 :(lpl) Reinaldo passes the ball to D_Lehman
          ...  But M_Keown comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 82 :(aja) S_Kolasinac cuts inside Renald
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  But C_Sanchez sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 85 :(aja) S_Kolasinac finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  S_Kolasinac aims for the top right corner !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 86 :(lpl) N_Schulz with a precise pass to Perez
          ...  Good sliding challenge from C_Dos_Passos and it had to be
Min. 86 :(aja) D_Bergkamp beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  D_Bergkamp aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  The shot slips through Fabianski's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 87 :(lpl) A_Martinez is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to J_Hernandez
          ...  J_Hernandez has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(lpl) Reinaldo knocks the ball past the lunge of M_Keown
          ...  S_Kolasinac with the tackle
          ...  He left his foot in there!
Min. 89 :(aja) T_Vermaelen gets possession in his own half
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by J_Hernandez
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by T_Vermaelen!
          ...  Fabianski catches it!
Min. 90 :(lpl) A_Martinez drives it across the face of the goal D_Lehman
          ...  S_Kolasinac anticipates the pass and cuts it out

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Anfield
Attendance           : 60,000
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Liverpool Match Info
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Best player          : J_Hernandez
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Martinez (76)
Injured              : N/A
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : M_Keown (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Vermaelen (36), M_Keown (49)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Liverpool     |      Ajax
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       10
Off target           :           5        |       4
On target            :           8        |       6
Possession           :          44        |       56
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       7
Key Tackles          :           5        |       7
Key Passes           :          12        |       9
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Final Score          : Liverpool 0 - 2 Ajax
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Player Statistics - Liverpool
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Fabianski      GK  29   3   1   5  21 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  31   6   6  32 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Reinaldo       DF   1  29  12   6  20 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  28  11   5  20 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Renald         DF   2  28   8  10  31 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
C_Sanchez      DM   1  16  24   6  30 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
N_Schulz       MF   1   8  27  16  21 |  96   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30  20
J_Hernandez    MF   1   8  26  20  26 |  96   0   2   2   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  -8
T_Kroos        AM   3   8  25  21  30 |  73   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
K_Benzema      FW   3   7   6  29  23 |  73   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
Perez          FW   3   9   8  27  30 |  96   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  22
N_Trott        GK  25   1   1   1  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  28   7   9  32 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Matt         DF   2  26  12   7  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Martinez     AM   1   6  25  16  32 |  23   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
D_Lehman       FW   3   9   7  25  33 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Ajax
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_Van_d_Sar    GK  39   5   5   7  14 |  96  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  90   0   0   0
Alvaro_Rubio   DF   2  30   9  10  36 |  53   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Keown        DF   3  28  12   7  21 |  96   0   1   1   0   1   1   0   0   0  20  10  35
C_Dos_Passos   DF   1  28  11   5  22 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 120   0   0
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  27   8   6  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
J_Crujff       MF   2   6  30  11  28 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
F_Ljungberg    MF   3   7  29  11  12 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40  20
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  29   9  20 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  20
Tomas_Rosicky  MF   3   7  28   7  32 |  54   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Puciato      FW   2   9   9  29  42 |  55   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
T_Wallcott     FW   3   8  11  28  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  30  11   9  11 |  43   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
Fazio          MF   2  30   8  10  41 |  42   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
Oscar_Serrano  MF   2  16  29  12  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  29  21 |  41   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
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