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League Play Off 2nd Leg

Manchester City - Aston Villa

Elite Divisional Play Off 2nd Leg Match, Manchester City vs. Aston Villa (Sun Oct 06)


                      Manchester City  |  Aston Villa
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-1-3-2 C
                        Tony McCleary  |  Pierre Van Rossum
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK Carlos_Bravo
                           C_Fuchs DF  |  DF P_Livingstone
                       D_Gallagher DF  |  DF A_Cissokho
                          Z_Camara DF  |  DF Ayala
                       Tommy_Smith DF  |  DF K_Femenia
                       Caoimhin_Og MF  |  DM M_Woods
                          I_Falque MF  |  MF J_Litmanen
                            Bebeto MF  |  MF J_Butland
                          Thiago_C MF  |  MF K_Commons
                       Ivica_Strok FW  |  FW O_Bierhoff
                            JobLot FW  |  FW S_Donnelly
                                       |
                          J_A_Hart SUB |  SUB F_Eggington
                      La_Huntellio SUB |  SUB G_Fotheringam
                          Jumbalia SUB |  SUB M_James
                         A_Zabarte SUB |  SUB Mo_Diame
                           M_Skiba SUB |  SUB L_Miller

Referee: G_Reddy (Republic_of_Ireland)


Min. 5  :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Ivica_Strok gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Ivica_Strok hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo gets the finger tips to it
          ...  And puts it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Ivica_Strok
          ...  Carlos_Bravo reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 8  :(mnc) Ivica_Strok beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves G_Reddy
          ...  Good sliding challenge from K_Femenia and it had to be
Min. 12 :(asv) S_Donnelly loses his marker
          ...  Driven towards goal by S_Donnelly !
          ...  N_Winneke makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 13 :(asv) S_Donnelly takes on Tommy_Smith
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  Z_Camara fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 14 :(asv) M_Woods takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into J_Litmanen
          ...  J_Litmanen rifles it to the far post !
          ...  But N_Winneke palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 16 :(asv) K_Commons hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  O_Bierhoff latches onto it!
          ...  Z_Camara takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 18 :(asv) M_Woods with a flicked pass to K_Commons
          ...  K_Commons belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  N_Winneke parries it
Min. 19 :(asv) M_Woods controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs Z_Camara
          ...  He puts in P_Livingstone!
          ...  The defender is caught ball watching
          ...  P_Livingstone takes advantage and races towards the goal!
          ...  Just N_Winneke is between him and the goal
          ...  He dinks it over N_Winneke
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's put Aston Villa ahead!
          ...  Manchester City 0-1 Aston Villa ...
Min. 20 :(asv) J_Litmanen has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Z_Camara
          ...  He puts in O_Bierhoff!
          ...  D_Gallagher slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 24 :(asv) K_Femenia gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Cleaned up by Tommy_Smith
Min. 28 :(asv) J_Litmanen with a probing through ball S_Donnelly
          ...  S_Donnelly from 20 yards !
          ...  N_Winneke blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 30 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  Ivica_Strok drives it towards goal !
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 31 :(asv) K_Commons breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  C_Fuchs brings him down!
          ...  G_Reddy calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
Min. 31 :(asv) P_Livingstone plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  K_Femenia decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  K_Femenia with the attempt at goal!
          ...  But N_Winneke makes a superb stop down low
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Commons plays it towards the near post!
          ...  J_Litmanen with the header
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 34 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok picks up a loose ball
          ...  K_Femenia gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Falque plays it into the danger area!
          ...  C_Fuchs makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  But Carlos_Bravo reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 39 :(mnc) JobLot flicks it past Ayala
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  P_Livingstone fouls badly
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 41 :(mnc) I_Falque flicks it past K_Commons
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  O_Bierhoff fouls badly
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  G_Reddy tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(asv) A_Cissokho with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past Caoimhin_Og
          ...  He knocks it to O_Bierhoff!
          ...  C_Fuchs clears with a diving header
Min. 46 :(asv) O_Bierhoff pushes it past D_Gallagher
          ...  Z_Camara fouls badly
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
          ...  The fans jeer him off!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  That could have been a penalty!
          ...  S_Donnelly with the delicate chip over the wall
          ...  N_Winneke saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester City 0-1 Aston Villa

Min. 46 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og with a 40-yard pass to JobLot
          ...  But A_Cissokho slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 46 :(asv) O_Bierhoff finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  O_Bierhoff has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  N_Winneke parries it
Min. 48 :(asv) J_Litmanen gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  K_Femenia is unmarked
          ...  K_Femenia with the overhead !
          ...  N_Winneke saves, but he fumbles
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Litmanen lofts the ball in!
          ...  C_Fuchs reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 49 :(mnc) D_Gallagher sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Ivica_Strok
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from P_Livingstone
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 50 :(asv) K_Commons runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Tommy_Smith with the lunge!!
          ...  And the whistle goes, that's a foul
Min. 51 :(mnc) JobLot takes on Ayala
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  A thundering drive by JobLot !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 51 :(mnc) Tommy_Smith runs at K_Femenia
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  J_Litmanen with a bad challenge
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  G_Reddy gave him a strong warning
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  This is very far out
          ...  Caoimhin_Og swings it in
          ...  Tommy_Smith gets on the end of it
          ...  But A_Cissokho wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 52 :(asv) S_Donnelly kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  Thiago_C with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 55 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok with the dribble
          ...  K_Femenia is easily beaten
          ...  A_Cissokho cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 56 :(mnc) C_Fuchs beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  C_Fuchs shapes up for a shot!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 58 :(asv) K_Commons is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to P_Livingstone
          ...  But Caoimhin_Og clears the danger
Min. 59 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og sidesteps his marker
          ...  But A_Cissokho slides in
Min. 60 :(asv) J_Litmanen with the heel pass to S_Donnelly
          ...  Bebeto with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
Min. 61 :(mnc) Bebeto with a simple pass to Ivica_Strok
          ...  But S_Donnelly sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 61 :(asv) S_Donnelly feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  J_Litmanen runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by D_Gallagher
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 66 :(asv) A_Cissokho is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  S_Donnelly latches onto the end of it
          ...  S_Donnelly has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 68 :(asv) O_Bierhoff jumps over D_Gallagher's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  D_Gallagher pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
Min. 68 :(asv) K_Commons has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Gallagher
          ...  He puts in O_Bierhoff!
          ...  O_Bierhoff from 20 yards !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by K_Commons!
          ...  Thiago_C clears the danger
Min. 69 :(asv) M_Woods curls the ball out wide to Ayala
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by Caoimhin_Og
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Butland crosses it in!
          ...  The ball comes to Ayala
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  N_Winneke makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 70 :(mnc) Bebeto finds Ivica_Strok in the box
          ...  Ivica_Strok tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  Carlos_Bravo grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 73 :(asv) O_Bierhoff is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Donnelly
          ...  S_Donnelly curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  N_Winneke just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 74 :(asv) K_Commons unselfishly heads the ball back to M_Woods
          ...  I_Falque fouls badly
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  J_Litmanen plays it short to O_Bierhoff
          ...  O_Bierhoff cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  N_Winneke catches the ball
Min. 75 :(mnc) A_Zabarte is ready to come on to replace I_Falque
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 75 :(asv) There's going to be a change
          ...  M_James will come on for M_Woods and play DM
Min. 75 :(asv) G_Fotheringam is going to be brought on
          ...  Ayala is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 78 :(asv) M_James breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  Ivica_Strok brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  G_Reddy reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  J_Butland swings it in
          ...  A_Cissokho gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Cissokho sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  The shot slips through N_Winneke's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 79 :(mnc) Tommy_Smith runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  O_Bierhoff with a nasty foul
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  G_Reddy calls him over
          ...  G_Reddy is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 80 :(mnc) Up goes the substitution board - La_Huntellio on for C_Fuchs as a DF
Min. 86 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Ivica_Strok
          ...  Ivica_Strok hits a crisp volley!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Bebeto hits it towards the far post!
          ...  JobLot gets on the end of it
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  Carlos_Bravo moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 87 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  P_Livingstone makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(asv) J_Litmanen runs at Bebeto
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  J_Litmanen attempts to nutmeg N_Winneke!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  N_Winneke will be disappointed he did not save that!
          ...  Manchester City 0-2 Aston Villa ...
Min. 93 :(asv) M_James takes advantage of a mistake by Tommy_Smith
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  Caoimhin_Og with a nasty foul
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him

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


Match Details
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Venue                : City Of Manchester Stadium
Attendance           : 109,755
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : Caoimhin_Og
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : Z_Camara (46)
Booked               : C_Fuchs (31), Thiago_C (52), I_Falque (74), Ivica_Strok (78)
Injured              : N/A
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : P_Livingstone (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : P_Livingstone (19), J_Litmanen (88)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : P_Livingstone (39), O_Bierhoff (79)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                         Manchester City  |   Aston Villa
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       17
Off target           :           4        |       5
On target            :           4        |       12
Possession           :          42        |       58
Corners              :           3        |       4
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           4        |       2
Subs Used            :           2        |       2
Fouls                :          20        |       12
Key Tackles          :           7        |       9
Key Passes           :           6        |       16
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Final Score          : Manchester City 0 - 2 Aston Villa
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Player Statistics - Manchester City
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  33   2   2   3  20 |  97  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  29   8  10  32 |  84   0   2   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  38  -2  18
D_Gallagher    DF   1  29   8   9  43 |  97   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Z_Camara       DF   2  29   4   4  36 |  46   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  10 -10 -10
Tommy_Smith    DF   1  28   6   8  20 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  30   8  32 |  97   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
I_Falque       MF   3  15  28  10  19 |  79   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
Bebeto         MF   1   9  28   7  30 |  97   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0 -20
Thiago_C       MF   1  10  26   9  21 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2 -22 -22
Ivica_Strok    FW   3   9   8  29  32 |  97   0   0   0   0   4   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  20
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  97   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
J_A_Hart       GK  21   3   3   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
La_Huntellio   DF   2  27   7   9  20 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jumbalia       DF   2  25   8  10  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Zabarte      MF   1  15  25   7  21 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  25  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Carlos_Bravo   GK  29   1   2   3  21 |  97   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
P_Livingstone  DF   2  30  10   8  31 |  97   0   2   1   0   1   1   1   0   0  38   8  33
A_Cissokho     DF   2  29  11   6  12 |  97   0   4   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  20   1
Ayala          DF   2  28  12   5  11 |  79   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
K_Femenia      DF   3  27   9   7  32 |  97   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  80   0  20
M_Woods        DM   2  17  27   9  18 |  79   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0
J_Litmanen     MF   3   9  30   7  22 |  97   0   0   3   0   3   1   0   0   0  20  50  66
J_Butland      MF   2   9  28  11  41 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Commons      MF   1   8  27  10  32 |  97   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
O_Bierhoff     FW   1   8  10  28  32 |  97   0   0   1   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2   8  19
S_Donnelly     FW   1   9  10  26  20 |  97   0   1   1   0   5   0   0   0   0  20  10  32
F_Eggington    GK  27   3   2   2  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Fotheringam  DF   2  26   9  11  30 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
M_James        DM   2  11  26  15  21 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Mo_Diame       MF   2  14  25   7  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Miller       FW   3   7   5  26  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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