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Elite League Cup Match 2

Liverpool 0 - 4 Marseille

Elite League Cup Group Match, Liverpool vs. Marseille (Wed Nov 01)


                            Liverpool  |  Marseille
                          4-2-1-1-2 E  |  3-4-3 A
                          Mike McLeod  |  Lee Shaw
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK R_Higuita
                           O_Price DF  |  DF L_Koscielny
                          Reinaldo DF  |  DF D_Criscrito
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF F_Le_Boeuf
                            H_Matt DF  |  MF Y_Sankhare
                        P_Henrique DM  |  MF M_Dickinson
                           P_Podga DM  |  MF N_Kante
                          G_Cooper MF  |  MF A_Marcos
                       J_Henderson AM  |  FW Z_Zidane
                            W_Jose FW  |  FW A_Di_Stefano
                      Divock_Origi FW  |  FW Z_Ibrahimovic
                                       |
                          P_Parkes SUB |  SUB H_Lloris
                            D_Weir SUB |  SUB L_Shawry
                         M_Dembele SUB |  SUB J_Fleck
                        A_Martinez SUB |  SUB I_Perisic
                          D_Lehman SUB |  SUB S_Radacanu

Referee: J_Hunye (Hungary)


Min. 1  :(lpl) The Liverpool manager told his side to change to a P strategy
Min. 1  :(lpl) P_Henrique with the towering header to W_Jose
          ...  D_Criscrito goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 2  :(msl) Z_Zidane plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic goes for goal !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 3  :(lpl) P_Podga with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows L_Koscielny a clean set of heals
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic with a nasty foul
          ...  J_Hunye will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Mike McLeod looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 6  :(msl) Z_Zidane with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  What a shot from Z_Zidane !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  Looks like it should be N_Winneke's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  N_Winneke looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kante crosses it in!
          ...  D_Criscrito tries to place the shot!
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 7  :(msl) A_Marcos flicks the ball through
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic runs onto it!
          ...  A wicked drive by Z_Ibrahimovic !
          ...  N_Winneke makes a difficult save
Min. 12 :(lpl) Divock_Origi runs at the defender
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  Y_Sankhare wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 13 :(lpl) G_Cooper 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!
          ...  Divock_Origi receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 13 :(msl) Z_Zidane with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves P_Podga behind
          ...  A well-placed shot from Z_Zidane !
          ...  N_Winneke makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 14 :(lpl) P_Podga with the through ball to P_Henrique
          ...  P_Henrique rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 14 :(msl) Z_Zidane runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs P_Henrique
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Z_Zidane heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 21 :(msl) L_Koscielny is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane with a terrific drive !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 22 :(msl) F_Le_Boeuf with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  A_Di_Stefano gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano shapes up for a shot!
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  N_Winneke was beaten there!
Min. 24 :(msl) Curled in dangerously from Y_Sankhare to Z_Ibrahimovic
          ...  Cleaned up by Reinaldo
Min. 26 :(lpl) Divock_Origi takes advantage of a bad back pass from F_Le_Boeuf
          ...  Divock_Origi tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  R_Higuita tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Podga plays it towards the near post!
          ...  R_Higuita fists it away!
Min. 27 :(lpl) H_Matt sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to W_Jose
          ...  D_Criscrito brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But J_Hunye waves play on!!!
Min. 32 :(lpl) J_Henderson has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past L_Koscielny
          ...  He puts in Divock_Origi!
          ...  But F_Le_Boeuf reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 32 :(msl) L_Koscielny has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Y_Sankhare collects the loose ball!
          ...  Y_Sankhare drives it low !
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 35 :(lpl) J_Henderson with the heel pass to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  R_Higuita makes a difficult save
Min. 36 :(lpl) G_Cooper is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to P_Henrique
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 36 :(msl) Y_Sankhare has it now
          ...  He takes on G_Cooper
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Marcos!
          ...  A_Marcos with a terrific drive !
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 37 :(lpl) W_Jose with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves the defender behind
          ...  W_Jose from 20 yards !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 37 :(lpl) P_Podga takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to W_Jose
          ...  L_Koscielny with an ugly foul
          ...  J_Hunye will want to speak to him
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 39 :(msl) Z_Zidane finds a hole in the defence
          ...  The defence was sleeping
          ...  He made a fantastic run though
          ...  Z_Zidane launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 40 :(lpl) G_Cooper controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  Divock_Origi gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Divock_Origi tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  R_Higuita never had a chance!
Min. 41 :(lpl) Divock_Origi with electric pace
          ...  He eases past L_Koscielny
          ...  A delicate header from Divock_Origi !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 42 :(lpl) G_Cooper gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds P_Podga
          ...  P_Podga with the chance !
          ...  R_Higuita parries it
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(msl) M_Dickinson is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to N_Kante
          ...  N_Kante hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  N_Winneke saves it
          ...  Good goalkeeping
Min. 44 :(lpl) G_Cooper finds his way through
          ...  He bent his run well
          ...  A powerful header from G_Cooper !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  But R_Higuita punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one

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

Min. 47 :(lpl) J_Henderson with a flicked pass to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 47 :(msl) Z_Ibrahimovic 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!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  A_Di_Stefano has a dig at goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A quality strike
          ...  That's put Marseille ahead!
          ...  Liverpool 0-1 Marseille ...
Min. 48 :(lpl) Liverpool will now play A
Min. 48 :(msl) D_Criscrito has it now
          ...  He takes on O_Price
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Di_Stefano!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano drives the shot in!
          ...  The shot slips through N_Winneke's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 49 :(msl) N_Kante plays a first time ball through the defence to A_Marcos
          ...  A_Marcos smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano hits it into the box!
          ...  N_Winneke catches it!
Min. 50 :(lpl) A_Martinez replaces P_Podga and will play DM
Min. 50 :(lpl) H_Matt takes advantage of a bad back pass
          ...  H_Matt smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  Looks like it should be R_Higuita's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  R_Higuita looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 51 :(lpl) P_Henrique hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  A_Martinez latches onto it!
          ...  A_Martinez shoots towards goal !
          ...  R_Higuita with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 52 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano sidesteps J_A_Riise
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  A_Di_Stefano heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  But N_Winneke palms it behind
          ...  J_Hunye has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 53 :(msl) Y_Sankhare is all alone
          ...  the linesman keeps his flag down
          ...  Y_Sankhare flings a shot at goal !
          ...  N_Winneke gets his fingertips to it
Min. 56 :(lpl) O_Price takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  O_Price tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  R_Higuita blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 57 :(msl) Z_Zidane knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  O_Price gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 58 :(lpl) J_A_Riise has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past A_Di_Stefano
          ...  He puts in W_Jose!
          ...  A wicked drive by W_Jose !
          ...  But R_Higuita punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 59 :(lpl) W_Jose finds Divock_Origi in the box
          ...  Divock_Origi with a powerful downward header!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 60 :(lpl) D_Lehman replaces W_Jose and will play FW
Min. 60 :(lpl) Divock_Origi runs at A_Di_Stefano
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Divock_Origi hits the ball first time!
          ...  But R_Higuita just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Hunye has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 64 :(lpl) J_Henderson backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  D_Lehman gets on the end of it
          ...  D_Lehman pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 64 :(msl) A_Marcos looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from H_Matt
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kante crosses it in!
          ...  P_Henrique wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 65 :(msl) N_Kante with a slide rule pass to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  Reinaldo stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 66 :(lpl) J_Henderson 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 D_Lehman
          ...  D_Lehman aims for the top right corner !
          ...  R_Higuita with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 67 :(lpl) Divock_Origi holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to O_Price
          ...  But D_Criscrito will cut out the threat
Min. 68 :(lpl) P_Henrique is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to Divock_Origi
          ...  D_Criscrito fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  J_Hunye calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 70 :(lpl) Up goes the substitution board - D_Weir on for O_Price as a DF
Min. 70 :(lpl) G_Cooper sprints past D_Criscrito
          ...  D_Criscrito does well to get the tackle in
Min. 70 :(msl) Z_Ibrahimovic sprints past H_Matt
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic drives the shot in!
          ...  N_Winneke with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kante hits it into the box!
          ...  Z_Zidane gets his head on it
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  Liverpool 0-2 Marseille ...
Min. 71 :(lpl) D_Lehman takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  D_Lehman chases it through, he must score !
          ...  R_Higuita parries it
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Cooper lofts the ball in!
          ...  R_Higuita fists it away!
Min. 71 :(msl) D_Criscrito flicks it over H_Matt and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  D_Criscrito hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Liverpool 0-3 Marseille ...
Min. 72 :(lpl) J_A_Riise boots it towards Reinaldo
          ...  But D_Criscrito puts the ball out of play
Min. 74 :(msl) Z_Ibrahimovic with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He nutmegged N_Winneke
          ...  Liverpool 0-4 Marseille ...
Min. 75 :(msl) Z_Zidane with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past P_Henrique
          ...  Z_Zidane aims for the top right corner !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  N_Winneke never had a chance!
Min. 77 :(lpl) J_A_Riise beats L_Koscielny
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  L_Koscielny forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Henrique crosses it in!
          ...  R_Higuita makes the catch!
Min. 77 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano jumps over H_Matt's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by J_A_Riise
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 78 :(msl) Z_Ibrahimovic takes possession
          ...  He's got no outlet
          ...  He decides to go alone
          ...  D_Weir gathers up the loose ball
Min. 80 :(msl) L_Shawry is going to be brought on
          ...  L_Koscielny is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 81 :(lpl) P_Henrique moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to Divock_Origi
          ...  But F_Le_Boeuf puts it in row Z!
Min. 82 :(msl) J_Fleck will come on for M_Dickinson and play MF
Min. 83 :(msl) Y_Sankhare finds Z_Ibrahimovic in the box
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic hits the ball first time!
          ...  N_Winneke blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 84 :(lpl) J_Henderson gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds D_Weir
          ...  D_Weir flings a shot at goal !
          ...  R_Higuita makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 85 :(msl) S_Radacanu is being brought on
          ...  A_Di_Stefano is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 87 :(lpl) Divock_Origi heads the ball back to D_Lehman
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(lpl) J_Henderson whips the ball across to G_Cooper
          ...  G_Cooper smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  R_Higuita won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 91 :(msl) L_Shawry sidesteps J_A_Riise
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  L_Shawry fires a shot at goal !
          ...  N_Winneke falls over
          ...  But N_Winneke is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 94 :(msl) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Z_Zidane is through!
          ...  Z_Zidane could have let it bounce!
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!

*************  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_Henderson
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : D_Criscrito (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Di_Stefano (47), Z_Zidane (70), D_Criscrito (71), Z_Ibrahimovic (74)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Z_Ibrahimovic (3), L_Koscielny (37)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Liverpool    |    Marseille
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       25
Off target           :           9        |       13
On target            :          11        |       12
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           3        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       9
Key Tackles          :           6        |       12
Key Passes           :          23        |       14
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Final Score          : Liverpool 0 - 4 Marseille
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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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N_Winneke      GK  29   2   2   3  20 |  95   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
O_Price        DF   2  27  12   7  26 |  71   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
Reinaldo       DF   1  26  11   6  20 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  26   7   9  32 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
H_Matt         DF   2  24  12   7  34 |  95   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
P_Henrique     DM   1  18  23   7  18 |  95   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40   1
P_Podga        DM   2  14  23   8  36 |  51   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
G_Cooper       MF   4   8  27  14  27 |  95   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20  20 -14
J_Henderson    AM   2   7  25  10  30 |  95   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
W_Jose         FW   3   8   8  26  10 |  61   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  12
Divock_Origi   FW   1   5   9  24  33 |  95   0   0   2   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  20  13
P_Parkes       GK  27   4   2   4  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Weir         DF   3  23   5   5  12 |  24   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
M_Dembele      DM   1  11  25   6  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Martinez     DM   1   6  24  16  32 |  44   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
D_Lehman       FW   3   9   7  24  33 |  34   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  -9

Player Statistics - Marseille
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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R_Higuita      GK  39   2   2   2  34 |  95  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 110   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  30  11   7  36 |  81   0   1   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  38  18
D_Criscrito    DF   2  30  11   7  27 |  95   0   5   1   0   2   1   0   0   0 100  10  31
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  28  10   7  22 |  95   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 120  10   0
Y_Sankhare     MF   3   8  31  12  36 |  95   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30   6
M_Dickinson    MF   2  15  29   7  28 |  83   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
N_Kante        MF   3   7  29   7  13 |  95   0   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35   5
A_Marcos       MF   2   7  28  16  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   2
Z_Zidane       FW   2   8   8  30  34 |  95   0   0   1   0   8   1   0   0   0   0  10  41
A_Di_Stefano   FW   2   9  11  29  31 |  86   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  37
Z_Ibrahimovic  FW   1   4   4  26  35 |  95   0   1   1   1   5   1   1   0   0  18  23  44
H_Lloris       GK  26   2   3   1  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Shawry       DF   2  31   8   8  15 |  14   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  31   9  28 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  30   6  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Radacanu     FW   3   5   5  23  22 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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