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June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1

Liverpool 0 - 2 Benfica

June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 1, Liverpool vs. Benfica (Wed May 13)


                            Liverpool  |  Benfica
                          4-2-1-1-2 E  |  4-4-2 P
                          Mike McLeod  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                         Fabianski GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                          Reinaldo DF  |  DF Yann_M_Vila
                            Renald DF  |  DF R_Tomassi
                          P_Albert DF  |  DF J_Foyth
                       H_Norvdveit DF  |  DF M_Zeffane
                         X_Shaqiri DM  |  MF J_Bolm
                         C_Sanchez DM  |  MF I_Marcone
                          N_Schulz MF  |  MF S_Nakamoto
                           T_Kroos AM  |  MF W_Dustice
                      M_Martinelli FW  |  FW T_Erak
                        G_Diangana FW  |  FW B_Dugnutt
                                       |
                         S_Assenjo SUB |  SUB J_J_Jones
                            H_Matt SUB |  SUB S_Mannaerts
                           M_James SUB |  SUB M_Perin
                       J_Hernandez SUB |  SUB E_Knave
                          D_Lehman SUB |  SUB Nathan_Dyer

Referee: S_Youri (Morrocco)


Min. 11 :(bfa) J_Foyth knocks it forward
          ...  X_Shaqiri slips
          ...  B_Dugnutt gets to it!
          ...  B_Dugnutt looks to see where Fabianski is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  That puts Benfica ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Liverpool 0-1 Benfica ...
Min. 14 :(lpl) N_Schulz flicks the ball through
          ...  M_Martinelli runs onto it!
          ...  But Yann_M_Vila sweeps up the threat
Min. 15 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt takes advantage of a mistake by Renald
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  B_Dugnutt has a dig at goal!
          ...  Fabianski manages to turn it behind
Min. 19 :(lpl) T_Kroos with a pinpoint pass to G_Diangana
          ...  G_Diangana shapes up for a shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 20 :(lpl) C_Sanchez gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Diangana
          ...  A skilful effort from G_Diangana !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  N_Winneke grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 22 :(lpl) N_Schulz with the dribble
          ...  N_Schulz fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Benfica fans taunt him!
Min. 29 :(lpl) P_Albert with a simple pass to Renald
          ...  J_Foyth takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 32 :(lpl) C_Sanchez miskicks!
          ...  He finds Reinaldo though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  Good sliding challenge from R_Tomassi and it had to be
Min. 37 :(lpl) N_Schulz takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past R_Tomassi
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  N_Schulz shoots towards goal !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  N_Winneke dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had N_Winneke beaten!
Min. 37 :(bfa) J_Bolm knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Renald wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 41 :(lpl) T_Kroos runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to G_Diangana
          ...  M_Zeffane cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(bfa) J_Foyth kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  B_Dugnutt gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by B_Dugnutt !
          ...  But Fabianski palms it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !

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

Min. 46 :(bfa) W_Dustice has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Renald
          ...  He puts in T_Erak!
          ...  T_Erak launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The Benfica fans go wild!
          ...  Liverpool 0-2 Benfica ...
Min. 47 :(bfa) Benfica made the switch to a D strategy
Min. 52 :(bfa) T_Erak pushes it past P_Albert
          ...  Cleared by X_Shaqiri
Min. 55 :(lpl) It seems Liverpool are making a tactical change to P
Min. 55 :(bfa) S_Mannaerts comes on for Yann_M_Vila and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 55 :(lpl) N_Schulz has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past R_Tomassi
          ...  He puts in Renald!
          ...  M_Zeffane cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 56 :(bfa) M_Zeffane beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds S_Nakamoto
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Reinaldo belts it clear
Min. 60 :(lpl) D_Lehman comes on for M_Martinelli and takes up a FW role
Min. 60 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer is coming on and T_Erak is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 60 :(lpl) The ball runs loose!
          ...  H_Norvdveit seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  H_Norvdveit with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But N_Winneke tips it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 61 :(bfa) M_Zeffane brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer gets on the end of the pass
          ...  D_Lehman muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
Min. 65 :(lpl) M_James is being prepared to come on
          ...  X_Shaqiri is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 66 :(lpl) M_James with electric pace
          ...  He eases past R_Tomassi
          ...  B_Dugnutt fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 68 :(lpl) G_Diangana finds his way through
          ...  He has tremendous pace
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  S_Mannaerts picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 69 :(lpl) G_Diangana knocks the ball past the lunge of R_Tomassi
          ...  S_Mannaerts with a late tackle
          ...  He certainly didn't mean it
          ...  S_Youri reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 70 :(bfa) M_Perin is ready to come on to replace S_Nakamoto
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 70 :(lpl) T_Kroos with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  T_Kroos with the attempt at goal!
          ...  But N_Winneke punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that N_Winneke got a touch
Min. 71 :(lpl) G_Diangana finds a hole in the defence
          ...  The defence was sleeping
          ...  He made a fantastic run though
          ...  W_Dustice with a bad challenge
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Mike McLeod looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 72 :(lpl) M_James spots G_Diangana who is in acres of space
          ...  But S_Mannaerts slides in two footed.
          ...  S_Youri has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 72 :(bfa) J_Bolm holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Nathan_Dyer in space!
          ...  Nathan_Dyer has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Fabianski makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 75 :(lpl) H_Matt is going to be brought on
          ...  Reinaldo is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 75 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer sidesteps C_Sanchez
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Renald slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 78 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer with a fantastic turn that puts him through on goal
          ...  P_Albert tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
          ...  S_Youri refrained from booking him but had stern words
Min. 79 :(lpl) H_Matt gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds G_Diangana
          ...  G_Diangana rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  But N_Winneke palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 80 :(lpl) Liverpool are switching their playing style to A
Min. 81 :(bfa) W_Dustice runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Perin
          ...  N_Schulz body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
Min. 81 :(bfa) M_Perin jumps over Renald's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  Renald moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(bfa) W_Dustice runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to B_Dugnutt
          ...  H_Matt gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Marcone plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Renald wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 88 :(lpl) N_Schulz pulls it back to G_Diangana
          ...  J_Bolm stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  S_Youri calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!

*************  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          : N_Schulz
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : J_Foyth (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : B_Dugnutt (11), T_Erak (46)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : B_Dugnutt (66), S_Mannaerts (69), J_Bolm (88)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Liverpool    |    Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :           7        |       5
Off target           :           4        |       0
On target            :           3        |       5
Possession           :          54        |       46
Corners              :           0        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       14
Key Tackles          :           6        |       7
Key Passes           :          10        |       6
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Final Score          : Liverpool 0 - 2 Benfica
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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  30   3   1   5  21 |  95   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
Reinaldo       DF   1  31  12   7  20 |  79   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Renald         DF   2  29   8  10  31 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
P_Albert       DF   2  27   8   7  22 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
H_Norvdveit    DF   3  25  12  11  11 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
X_Shaqiri      DM   1  18  27   8  29 |  69   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Sanchez      DM   1  16  25   6  30 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
N_Schulz       MF   1   8  28  16  21 |  95   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
T_Kroos        AM   3   8  26  21  30 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
M_Martinelli   FW   1  10  10  26  12 |  64   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
G_Diangana     FW   2   6  10  24  43 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
S_Assenjo      GK  29   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Matt         DF   2  26  12   7  34 |  16   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
M_James        MF   2  11  26  15  21 |  26   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Hernandez    AM   1   8  27  20  26 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Lehman       FW   3   9   7  25  33 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Benfica
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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N_Winneke      GK  34   2   2   3  20 |  95   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  35  14   8  22 |  59   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  32   9   7  37 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Foyth        DF   1  31  13   7  42 |  95   0   1   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  60  20
M_Zeffane      DF   1  31  10   7  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
J_Bolm         MF   2  12  30  13  32 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
I_Marcone      MF   3   6  30   6  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  27  16  32 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_Dustice      MF   1  12  26   6  42 |  95   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
T_Erak         FW   2   6   7  28  21 |  64   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
B_Dugnutt      FW   1   5   7  27  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   1   1   0   0  -2  -2  53
J_J_Jones      GK  29   1   5   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Mannaerts    DF   2  29   9   5  12 |  36   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  98  18  18
M_Perin        MF   3  25   8   9  32 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Knave        MF   3   8  25  10  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  30  31 |  31   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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