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Elite FA Cup, Group Game 1

Liverpool 2 - 0 Werder Bremen

Elite FA Cup Qualifiers 1st Leg, Liverpool vs. Werder Bremen (Sun Apr 22)


                            Liverpool  |  Werder Bremen
                          4-1-1-2-2 P  |  4-3-1-2 A
                          Mike McLeod  |  Harry Kleinjan
                                       |
                          G_Buffon GK  |  GK M_Zetterer
                           O_Price DF  |  DF Douglas
                       M_Friedrich DF  |  DF J_Neeskens
                          Reinaldo DF  |  DF C_Mongongu
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF P_Miranda
                         X_Shaqiri DM  |  MF C_Gemmell
                       J_Henderson MF  |  MF M_Canete
                       J_Hernandez AM  |  MF Lucas
                           T_Kroos AM  |  AM J_Ledley
                         P_Sissons FW  |  FW M_Kruse
                         B_Wolford FW  |  FW E_Bergkamp
                                       |
                          P_Parkes SUB |  SUB S_Mielitz
                          D_Abdoun SUB |  SUB M_Pavlovic
                        A_Martinez SUB |  SUB C_Makiadi
                      Divock_Origi SUB |  SUB J_Garcia
                     Casiano_Silva SUB |  SUB D_Berbatov

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 1  :(wbn) Lucas plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Douglas keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  O_Price wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 4  :(wbn) M_Canete punches Reinaldo off the ball
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  F_Brych reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 5  :(lpl) J_A_Riise loses his marker!
          ...  J_A_Riise with the cheeky shot!
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into M_Zetterer's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 6  :(lpl) Reinaldo looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to B_Wolford
          ...  B_Wolford looks to see where M_Zetterer is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  Brilliant save from M_Zetterer
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 7  :(lpl) Reinaldo with the first time flick to T_Kroos
          ...  C_Gemmell cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 11 :(lpl) Reinaldo wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Wolford
          ...  Good sliding challenge from C_Gemmell
Min. 14 :(wbn) J_Ledley with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  O_Price wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 16 :(lpl) P_Sissons looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  C_Mongongu tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  X_Shaqiri hits it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of M_Zetterer
Min. 19 :(wbn) M_Canete with an in swinging cross to M_Kruse
          ...  M_Kruse with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 21 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp turns well with ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  E_Bergkamp pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a well worked goal!
          ...  But it's been ruled out!
          ...  The linesman is flagging
Min. 21 :(lpl) J_Henderson curls the ball out wide to J_Hernandez
          ...  Douglas with a bad challenge
          ...  F_Brych will want to speak to him
          ...  F_Brych warns him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  P_Sissons drives it in
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 26 :(lpl) T_Kroos with a reverse pass to O_Price
          ...  O_Price uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 26 :(lpl) J_A_Riise looks injured. He's been stretchered off
          ...  He isn't going to continue
Min. 26 :(lpl) D_Abdoun is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_A_Riise is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 28 :(lpl) J_Hernandez beats Douglas
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves F_Brych
          ...  J_Hernandez with the goal bound shot!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  M_Zetterer moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  M_Zetterer catches it with style!
Min. 32 :(lpl) P_Sissons knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Douglas reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 33 :(wbn) P_Miranda lays the ball back to M_Kruse
          ...  M_Friedrich brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But F_Brych waves play on!!!
Min. 34 :(lpl) P_Sissons slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  A team mate overlaps him now
          ...  He uses his team mates run as a decoy and heads towards the goal!
          ...  P_Sissons with the cheeky shot!
          ...  But M_Zetterer tips it over
          ...  F_Brych has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 36 :(wbn) C_Gemmell with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  J_Neeskens gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  But D_Abdoun slides in
Min. 39 :(lpl) B_Wolford takes possession
          ...  P_Miranda makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 40 :(lpl) P_Sissons latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  M_Zetterer with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  F_Brych gives a PENALTY !!
          ...  That's a scandalous decision!
          ...  B_Wolford takes it
          ...  He sends M_Zetterer the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  That's given Liverpool the advantage!
          ...  Liverpool 1-0 Werder Bremen...
Min. 41 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on G_Buffon!
          ...  X_Shaqiri brings him down!
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(wbn) Werder Bremen will now play P
Min. 45 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri takes advantage of a mistake by J_Neeskens
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Driven towards goal by X_Shaqiri !
          ...  M_Zetterer makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 48 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  O_Price cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Liverpool 1-0 Werder Bremen

Min. 48 :(wbn) J_Ledley looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to E_Bergkamp
          ...  O_Price makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 53 :(wbn) M_Canete chips the ball over the defence and finds M_Kruse
          ...  O_Price with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  F_Brych calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Mike McLeod looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  E_Bergkamp fires it towards the goal
          ...  But G_Buffon just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  F_Brych has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 55 :(wbn) D_Berbatov replaces an unhappy P_Miranda and will play as a FW
Min. 59 :(lpl) J_Henderson threads the through ball to B_Wolford
          ...  B_Wolford tries to beat M_Zetterer!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 59 :(lpl) T_Kroos can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to P_Sissons
          ...  Lucas with the high feet
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 60 :(lpl) O_Price runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to P_Sissons
          ...  P_Sissons uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 63 :(lpl) P_Sissons with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves C_Mongongu behind
          ...  P_Sissons with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  M_Zetterer falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 65 :(wbn) J_Neeskens brings it under control
          ...  He takes on X_Shaqiri
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Berbatov!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from O_Price
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 66 :(lpl) B_Wolford spots P_Sissons who is in acres of space
          ...  P_Sissons aims for the top right corner !
          ...  M_Zetterer gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by M_Zetterer !!
Min. 68 :(lpl) D_Abdoun plays the early ball across the box to find J_Hernandez in space
          ...  J_Hernandez hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 70 :(lpl) T_Kroos runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Wolford
          ...  B_Wolford launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered into the top corner!
          ...  He salutes the Liverpool fans!!
          ...  Liverpool 2-0 Werder Bremen ...
Min. 70 :(wbn) C_Mongongu spits at O_Price
          ...  F_Brych will just give him a speaking to
Min. 72 :(lpl) T_Kroos pulls it back to J_Henderson
          ...  J_Henderson strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  M_Zetterer is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 73 :(wbn) J_Neeskens with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past O_Price
          ...  J_Hernandez takes the player down!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  He's in trouble!!
          ...  He could be sent off for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He was lucky to get away with that!
Min. 74 :(wbn) C_Makiadi is going to be brought on
          ...  M_Canete is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 74 :(lpl) B_Wolford takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  B_Wolford swings in the shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 76 :(lpl) O_Price with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows Lucas a clean set of heals
          ...  O_Price tries the shot !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  M_Zetterer looks relieved there!
Min. 79 :(lpl) T_Kroos runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Abdoun
          ...  What a shot from D_Abdoun !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 80 :(lpl) M_Friedrich with a well-controlled run
          ...  Cleared by M_Kruse
Min. 81 :(lpl) P_Sissons knocks it forward
          ...  Douglas slips
          ...  O_Price gets to it!
          ...  O_Price aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  But M_Zetterer stops that one easily
Min. 83 :(lpl) P_Sissons finds a hole in the defence
          ...  P_Sissons aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  M_Zetterer just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 85 :(lpl) J_Henderson pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  T_Kroos is clean through!
          ...  E_Bergkamp slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 86 :(lpl) Reinaldo lays the ball back to P_Sissons
          ...  P_Sissons belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  The shot slips through M_Zetterer's hands
          ...  But M_Zetterer recovers to save!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 87 :(wbn) M_Kruse lashes out at J_Hernandez
          ...  That was disgraceful!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  He's off!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(lpl) J_Henderson has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  P_Sissons collects the loose ball!
          ...  C_Mongongu dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 92 :(lpl) J_Hernandez with the dribble
          ...  C_Makiadi is easily beaten
          ...  Douglas slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 92 :(lpl) P_Sissons has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past C_Gemmell!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  E_Bergkamp with an ugly foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 93 :(wbn) Lucas lays the ball back to J_Ledley
          ...  J_Ledley has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 94 :(wbn) D_Berbatov plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  O_Price with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  C_Gemmell hoists it forward
          ...  E_Bergkamp gets on the end of it
          ...  E_Bergkamp heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  G_Buffon parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 94 :(wbn) D_Berbatov had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  Blocked by D_Abdoun

*************  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          : B_Wolford (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : B_Wolford (40 pen,70)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Hernandez (73)
Injured              : J_A_Riise (26)
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Werder Bremen Match Info
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Best player          : E_Bergkamp
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : M_Kruse (87)
Booked               : M_Canete (4), M_Zetterer (40), Lucas (59), E_Bergkamp (92)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Liverpool    | Werder Bremen
Attempts on Goal     :          21        |       5
Off target           :          12        |       2
On target            :           9        |       3
Possession           :          60        |       40
Corners              :           1        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       4
Subs Used            :           1        |       2
Fouls                :          13        |       15
Key Tackles          :           8        |       9
Key Passes           :          18        |       8
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Final Score          : Liverpool 2 - 0 Werder Bremen
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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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G_Buffon       GK  32   2   3   1  22 |  97   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
O_Price        DF   2  27  12   7  26 |  97   0   5   1   0   3   0   0   0   0 100  10  12
M_Friedrich    DF   2  27  11  10  29 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
Reinaldo       DF   1  27  11   6  20 |  97   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  26   7   9  32 |  26   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  21
X_Shaqiri      DM   1  17  25   7  29 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
J_Henderson    MF   2   8  26  10  30 |  97   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
J_Hernandez    AM   1   7  25  19  26 |  97   0   0   1   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2   8   9
T_Kroos        AM   3   8  24  20  30 |  97   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
P_Sissons      FW   1   7   7  28  33 |  97   0   0   1   0   7   0   0   0   0   0  10  34
B_Wolford      FW   1  12  14  27  28 |  97   0   0   1   0   4   2   0   0   0   0  10  82
P_Parkes       GK  27   4   2   4  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Abdoun       DF   3  25   9   7  30 |  71   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  10   1
A_Martinez     MF   1   6  24  16  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Divock_Origi   FW   1   5   9  24  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Casiano_Silva  FW   1   6   7  24  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Werder Bremen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Zetterer     GK  37   3   3   3  32 |  97   8   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  -2   0   0   0
Douglas        DF   2  28  10   8  18 |  97   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_Neeskens     DF   1  28   9   7  29 |  97   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Mongongu     DF   2  28   9   6  36 |  97   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
P_Miranda      DF   2  25  10   7  36 |  58   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Gemmell      MF   3   9  27  12  28 |  97   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
M_Canete       MF   2   5  27   5  19 |  77   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
Lucas          MF   2   5  26  14  19 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
J_Ledley       AM   1   6  26  16  30 |  97   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
M_Kruse        FW   2   4  11  28  30 |  90   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   1   0  10 -10  -9
E_Bergkamp     FW   3  10   5  26  34 |  97   0   1   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2 -22   8
S_Mielitz      GK  27   3   3   3  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Pavlovic     DF   3  26   5   7  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Makiadi      MF   2   6  26   4  10 |  20   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Garcia       MF   2  10  24   9  28 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Berbatov     FW   2   8   7  26  37 |  39   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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