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Division 1, Week 18

Manchester City 0 - 1 Chelsea

Division One League Match, Manchester City vs. Chelsea (Wed Mar 13)


                      Manchester City  |  Chelsea
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-4-2 N
                        Tony McCleary  |  Care Taker
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK J_Reina
                           C_Fuchs DF  |  DF L_Olsen
                      M_A_Nastasic DF  |  DF M_Madl
                            W_Reid DF  |  DF Kommper
                            M_Rojo DF  |  DF Balde
                           L_Diame MF  |  MF Juarez
                          M_Scholl MF  |  MF Drexler
                       Caoimhin_Og MF  |  MF Park
                        S_Nakamoto MF  |  MF T_Cairney
                           G_Botti FW  |  FW K_Benzema
                            JobLot FW  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                                       |
                          J_A_Hart SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                      La_Huntellio SUB |  SUB G_Burdisso
                           Eduardo SUB |  SUB S_Pearce
                          J_Cooper SUB |  SUB P_Coutinho
                           M_Skiba SUB |  SUB M_Vucinic

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 1  :(chs) K_Benzema beats Caoimhin_Og
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  JobLot with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is in a good position!
          ...  T_Cairney drives it under the wall
          ...  But N_Winneke tips it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Kommper plays it towards the near post!
          ...  N_Winneke easily catches it!
Min. 3  :(mnc) S_Nakamoto is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to G_Botti
          ...  T_Cairney takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 7  :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og beats Park
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves F_Brych
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by L_Olsen
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 7  :(chs) K_Benzema pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  M_Rojo with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 11 :(mnc) M_Rojo lays the ball back to JobLot
          ...  JobLot is in acres of space!
          ...  He looked offside to me
          ...  He tries to round J_Reina
          ...  He tries to slide it past J_Reina
          ...  J_Reina dives bravely at his feet !!
Min. 15 :(mnc) W_Reid with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from T_Cairney
          ...  W_Reid with a powerful diving header!
          ...  But J_Reina punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 16 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Fuchs
          ...  C_Fuchs with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 16 :(chs) Park holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Trezeguet
          ...  W_Reid gathers up the loose ball
Min. 17 :(mnc) JobLot beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  JobLot attempts to nutmeg J_Reina!
          ...  But J_Reina parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 19 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto plays a first time ball through the defence to L_Diame
          ...  L_Diame hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 20 :(mnc) G_Botti beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by G_Botti !
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 30 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto takes advantage of a mistake by Kommper
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Kommper moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 33 :(mnc) W_Reid whips the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  The cross hits G_Botti on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 33 :(mnc) L_Diame is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  It looks like he will try to run it off
Min. 33 :(chs) Kommper beats W_Reid
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves F_Brych
          ...  Kommper has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 33 :(mnc) M_Scholl runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  D_Trezeguet with a well timed tackle
          ...  F_Brych didn't like it though
Min. 34 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti goes for goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  J_Reina is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Diame hits it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to JobLot
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 39 :(mnc) M_Scholl knocks the ball past Kommper
          ...  M_Scholl with the header !
          ...  J_Reina with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 42 :(mnc) JobLot looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Nakamoto
          ...  M_Madl rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's F_Brych going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(mnc) JobLot dribbles it into the box
          ...  JobLot curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  J_Reina grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 45 :(mnc) M_Scholl with a precise pass to G_Botti
          ...  Park robs him of the ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester City 0-0 Chelsea

Min. 50 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Nakamoto
          ...  S_Nakamoto goes for the top corner !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Chelsea fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 51 :(mnc) G_Botti knocks the ball past the lunge of M_Madl
          ...  Balde gathers up the loose ball
Min. 61 :(mnc) JobLot looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to W_Reid
          ...  W_Reid tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  J_Reina saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 64 :(mnc) W_Reid punches L_Olsen off the ball
          ...  He's Butted him !
          ...  F_Brych has stopped play
          ...  F_Brych warns him
Min. 65 :(chs) Juarez hoists the ball across to K_Benzema
          ...  K_Benzema with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 69 :(mnc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  S_Nakamoto is through!
          ...  M_Madl with the high feet
          ...  F_Brych warns him
Min. 72 :(mnc) La_Huntellio takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace M_Rojo
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 74 :(chs) Drexler with an incisive pass to K_Benzema
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by La_Huntellio
Min. 75 :(mnc) M_Skiba takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace G_Botti as FW
Min. 76 :(mnc) M_Skiba slides the ball across to La_Huntellio
          ...  Good sliding challenge from L_Olsen and it had to be
Min. 77 :(chs) Balde sidesteps W_Reid
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  Balde drives the ball low !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 78 :(mnc) Eduardo replaces L_Diame and will play MF
Min. 78 :(chs) K_Benzema runs into space
          ...  K_Benzema attempts a chip!
          ...  It flies in!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  That must have sealed it!!
          ...  Manchester City 0-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 81 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Fuchs
          ...  C_Fuchs rifles it at the goal !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 85 :(mnc) C_Fuchs can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to JobLot
          ...  JobLot carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 87 :(mnc) M_Scholl with a 50-yard pass to M_Skiba
          ...  But L_Olsen wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 87 :(chs) Drexler gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to K_Benzema
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  W_Reid hits it out for a throw
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(chs) Juarez beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds K_Benzema
          ...  M_Skiba tackles from behind
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  T_Cairney plays it short to K_Benzema
          ...  K_Benzema with the overhead !
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 90 :(chs) Park looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  La_Huntellio takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : City Of Manchester Stadium
Attendance           : 105,079
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : JobLot
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Rojo (7)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : L_Olsen (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : K_Benzema (78)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                         Manchester City  |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       6
Off target           :          10        |       4
On target            :           5        |       2
Possession           :          52        |       48
Corners              :           1        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       0
Fouls                :          14        |       6
Key Tackles          :           4        |       8
Key Passes           :          14        |       6
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Final Score          : Manchester City 0 - 1 Chelsea
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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  32   2   2   3  20 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  28   8   9  32 |  95   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   2
M_A_Nastasic   DF   1  28   2   2  45 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_Reid         DF   2  27   7   9  41 |  95   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20 -10 -10
M_Rojo         DF   1  27   6   8  20 |  74   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
L_Diame        MF   1  10  31   5  32 |  80   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
M_Scholl       MF   2  10  30  10  22 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  29   8  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  26  16  32 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  30  32 |  77   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   3
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  95   0   0   2   0   5   0   0   0   0 -20   0  -7
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  26   7   9  20 |  21   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Eduardo        MF   2   7  29   8  21 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cooper       MF   3  10  24   9  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  24  32 |  18   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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J_Reina        GK  35   2   3   1  18 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  28   8   6  42 |  95   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
M_Madl         DF   3  25   9   6  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
Kommper        DF   1  27   9   8  32 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
Balde          DF   3  27   7   8  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
Juarez         MF   3   7  30   7  21 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Drexler        MF   3   8  29   9  12 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Park           MF   1   6  28   9  23 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   8  25   8  21 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
K_Benzema      FW   3   7   6  28  23 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  32
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  27  21 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Burdisso     DF   2  26   5   9  39 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  27   7  10  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  25  16  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   9  27  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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