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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round Replay

Liverpool 0 - 1 Arsenal

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round Replay Match, Liverpool vs. Arsenal (Thu Jul 30)


                            Liverpool  |  Arsenal
                              5-3-2 C  |  4-5-1 C
                          Mike McLeod  |  Adrian Dalmedo
                                       |
                         Fabianski GK  |  GK D_James
                          Reinaldo DF  |  DF R_Holding
                        G_V_D_Wiel DF  |  DF Henrique
                          P_Albert DF  |  DF C_Chambers
                            H_Matt DF  |  DF T_Mings
                          Chellini DF  |  MF P_Bouba_Diop
                          N_Schulz MF  |  MF D_Rocastle
                           M_James MF  |  MF S_Matthews
                        C_Coventry MF  |  MF E_Spence
                             Perez FW  |  MF B_Yaga
                      M_Martinelli FW  |  FW P_Crouch
                                       |
                         S_Assenjo SUB |  SUB D_de_Gea
                        T_Blackett SUB |  SUB C_Blewitt
                         C_Sanchez SUB |  SUB S_Wiltord
                        A_Martinez SUB |  SUB N_Anelka
                        G_Diangana SUB |  SUB L_Suarez

Referee: K_Ippi (Finland)


Min. 2  :(lpl) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Perez is through!
          ...  D_Rocastle with the block
Min. 13 :(lpl) C_Coventry with a 50-yard pass to P_Albert
          ...  The defence has gone to sleep
          ...  P_Albert is all alone
          ...  D_James comes towards him
          ...  He tries to beat D_James
          ...  D_James dives on the ball !!
Min. 14 :(lpl) N_Schulz holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Perez in space!
          ...  But B_Yaga clears the danger
Min. 15 :(lpl) P_Albert pass splits open the defence and finds Perez
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop robs him of the ball
Min. 29 :(arn) P_Crouch is hurt
          ...  He's receiving some treatment now
          ...  He looks like he will continue
Min. 33 :(lpl) P_Albert sidesteps T_Mings
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop with the block
Min. 36 :(arn) S_Matthews has it on the edge of the box
          ...  H_Matt with a nasty foul
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 37 :(arn) B_Yaga is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Rocastle
          ...  D_Rocastle leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  The shot slips through Fabianski's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 40 :(lpl) Reinaldo has space to run with the ball
          ...  Intercepted by C_Chambers
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lpl) Perez with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves the defender behind
          ...  Perez controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Coventry crosses it in!
          ...  D_James catches it!
Min. 47 :(arn) D_Rocastle kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop swings in the shot!
          ...  Fabianski just watches it drift out of play!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Liverpool 0-0 Arsenal

Min. 48 :(arn) E_Spence cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to B_Yaga
          ...  P_Albert wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Rocastle lofts the ball in!
          ...  Chellini gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 49 :(arn) B_Yaga cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Crouch
          ...  P_Crouch drives the shot in!
          ...  But Fabianski punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop plays it towards the near post!
          ...  B_Yaga makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 53 :(lpl) N_Schulz with a reverse pass to Perez
          ...  But C_Chambers spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 59 :(arn) P_Crouch had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  P_Albert knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But K_Ippi just turns away!
Min. 59 :(lpl) N_Schulz kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  M_Martinelli gets on the end of the pass
          ...  B_Yaga body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  K_Ippi lectures him
Min. 60 :(arn) N_Anelka will come on for B_Yaga and play FW
Min. 60 :(arn) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Arsenal will now be playing A
Min. 61 :(lpl) C_Coventry with a one-touch layoff to M_Martinelli
          ...  M_Martinelli attempts to drive it home!
          ...  But D_James palms it behind
          ...  K_Ippi has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 62 :(arn) S_Matthews is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Spence
          ...  E_Spence hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 63 :(lpl) M_Martinelli miskicks!
          ...  He finds C_Coventry though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  C_Coventry with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  D_James saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 66 :(lpl) The ball is passed in from M_James, he finds Chellini
          ...  Chellini fires the shot in!
          ...  It floats over D_James
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 67 :(arn) D_Rocastle knocks it past M_Martinelli and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by G_V_D_Wiel !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 70 :(lpl) A_Martinez replaces an unhappy N_Schulz and will play as a MF
Min. 70 :(lpl) G_Diangana is ready to come on to replace Perez
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 71 :(arn) C_Chambers gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to N_Anelka
          ...  N_Anelka hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He dives on the ground and his team mates follow him!!
          ...  That takes his tally to 10 this season with that goal!!
          ...  Lets see if Arsenal can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Liverpool 0-1 Arsenal ...
Min. 72 :(arn) C_Blewitt is being brought on
          ...  E_Spence is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 72 :(arn) Arsenal altered their play to a C strategy
Min. 74 :(lpl) G_Diangana runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 75 :(lpl) T_Blackett is being prepared to come on
          ...  Reinaldo is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 79 :(lpl) G_Diangana with a real burst of pace
          ...  G_Diangana could have let it bounce!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 79 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop knocks the ball past H_Matt
          ...  A thundering drive by P_Bouba_Diop !
          ...  Fabianski was lucky there
Min. 80 :(lpl) Liverpool will now play A
Min. 83 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop 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!
          ...  N_Anelka receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  N_Anelka with the chance !
          ...  Fabianski has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Fabianski is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 84 :(arn) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  S_Wiltord will come on for P_Bouba_Diop and play MF
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 92 :(arn) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  N_Anelka seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  H_Matt tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
          ...  K_Ippi calls him over
          ...  K_Ippi tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 92 :(arn) N_Anelka jumps over G_V_D_Wiel's challenge
          ...  But H_Matt puts it in row Z!

*************  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          : C_Coventry
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : H_Matt (92)
Injured              : N/A
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : C_Chambers (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N_Anelka (71)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Liverpool    |    Arsenal
Attempts on Goal     :           6        |       8
Off target           :           3        |       5
On target            :           3        |       3
Possession           :          42        |       58
Corners              :           1        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       6
Key Tackles          :           4        |       6
Key Passes           :           8        |       7
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Final Score          : Liverpool 0 - 1 Arsenal
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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  31   3   1   5  21 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Reinaldo       DF   1  31  12   6  20 |  77   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  30  12   5  20 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Albert       DF   2  28   8   7  22 |  95   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
H_Matt         DF   2  26  13   7  34 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
Chellini       DF   1  26   9   8  11 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
N_Schulz       MF   1   8  28  17  21 |  72   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -20
M_James        MF   2  11  26  15  21 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Coventry     MF   1  17  25   7  13 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
Perez          FW   3   9   8  28  30 |  72   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Martinelli   FW   1  10  10  26  12 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -10
S_Assenjo      GK  29   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Blackett     DF   2  25  11   8  21 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Sanchez      DM   1  16  25   6  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Martinez     MF   1   6  25  16  32 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Diangana     FW   2   6  10  25  43 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Arsenal
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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D_James        GK  39   2   2   3  26 |  95   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
R_Holding      DF   1  32   8   6  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Henrique       DF   1  31  12   9  29 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Chambers     DF   2  29   8   8  22 |  95   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0 100  50  20
T_Mings        DF   2  26   7   5  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Bouba_Diop   MF   2   7  30  10  12 |  86   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
D_Rocastle     MF   2   7  30  10  21 |  95   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  30  20
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  30   7  32 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
E_Spence       MF   2  10  29  10  40 |  74   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  29   8  35 |  62   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
P_Crouch       FW   1   6  13  30  21 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
D_de_Gea       GK  29   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Blewitt      DF   3  30   7   6  22 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Wiltord      MF   3  11  26   8  41 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Anelka       FW   2   4  11  28  21 |  33   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
L_Suarez       FW   2  10   6  26  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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