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Elite League Cup Match 1

Manchester City 1 - 1 Hearts

Elite League Cup Groups Match 1, Manchester City vs. Hearts (Wed Nov 14)


                      Manchester City  |  Hearts
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-1-2-1-2 A
                        Tony McCleary  |  Jamie Coady
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK M_Ter_Stegen
                           C_Fuchs DF  |  DF R_Varane
                            W_Reid DF  |  DF C_Luciano
                      M_A_Nastasic DF  |  DF K_Ajer
                            M_Rojo DF  |  DF R_Carlos
                           L_Diame MF  |  DM B_Green
                          M_Scholl MF  |  MF Kelvin
                       Caoimhin_Og MF  |  MF B_Charlton
                        S_Nakamoto MF  |  AM Raul
                           G_Botti FW  |  FW E_Cavani
                           M_Skiba FW  |  FW A_Arshavin
                                       |
                          J_A_Hart SUB |  SUB Helton
                      La_Huntellio SUB |  SUB R_Jordan
                          D_Boyata SUB |  SUB Sergio
                           Eduardo SUB |  SUB G_Marilungo
                            JobLot SUB |  SUB Puskas

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(hts) Hearts switch to playing P
Min. 8  :(hts) E_Cavani sprints past C_Fuchs
          ...  E_Cavani with a thundering drive!
          ...  N_Winneke with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 10 :(mnc) M_Skiba squares it to W_Reid
          ...  W_Reid aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen guesses right
Min. 10 :(hts) B_Green drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Kelvin
          ...  Kelvin has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Brilliant save from N_Winneke
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 13 :(hts) B_Charlton bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to Raul
          ...  Raul with a powerful downward header!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 17 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og with the heel pass to G_Botti
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from C_Luciano
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Scholl floats the ball in!
          ...  K_Ajer reads it
          ...  He clears the danger
Min. 17 :(hts) Raul with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves the defender behind
          ...  M_Rojo cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 19 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Fine tackle by C_Luciano
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 21 :(mnc) L_Diame slides the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  C_Luciano rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's W_Collum going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 25 :(mnc) M_Rojo cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to M_Skiba
          ...  R_Varane robs him of the ball
Min. 26 :(hts) Kelvin has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  R_Carlos gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  L_Diame with an awful challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 26 :(mnc) W_Reid brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  G_Botti gets on the end of the pass
          ...  E_Cavani with an awful challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  W_Collum calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 28 :(mnc) G_Botti with a Cruyff turn
          ...  K_Ajer reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Scholl plays it towards the near post!
          ...  S_Nakamoto gets his head on it
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen tips it behind
          ...  W_Collum has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 31 :(mnc) M_Scholl with a slide rule pass to G_Botti
          ...  K_Ajer with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 32 :(hts) Raul runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Caoimhin_Og back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Raul with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  N_Winneke fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 34 :(hts) R_Varane is forced to retreat
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Manchester City 1-0 Hearts ...
Min. 35 :(hts) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Hearts will now be playing C
Min. 35 :(mnc) G_Botti skips the challenge from K_Ajer
          ...  B_Green with a terrible tackle
          ...  W_Collum wants a quiet word
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  This is very far out
          ...  G_Botti knocks it forward
          ...  S_Nakamoto gets on the end of it
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by C_Luciano
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 48 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to M_Scholl
          ...  M_Scholl hits a great drive!
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen makes a fine save
Min. 48 :(hts) B_Charlton runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Raul
          ...  Raul sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  N_Winneke has to pick the ball out of the net
          ...  Hearts are back on level terms now!
          ...  Manchester City 1-1 Hearts ...

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester City 1-1 Hearts

Min. 46 :(hts) Hearts made the switch to a P strategy
Min. 47 :(mnc) M_Skiba takes advantage of a mistake by K_Ajer
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  C_Luciano brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 48 :(mnc) C_Fuchs pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  M_Rojo is clean through!
          ...  But K_Ajer puts it in row Z!
Min. 50 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  G_Botti runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  G_Botti is clean through!
          ...  He rounds M_Ter_Stegen
          ...  He tries to slide it past M_Ter_Stegen
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen gets a foot to it !!
Min. 52 :(hts) B_Charlton with the diagonal pass A_Arshavin
          ...  A_Arshavin runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  N_Winneke moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 53 :(mnc) M_Skiba takes on B_Charlton
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  M_Skiba drives the ball low !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 56 :(mnc) M_Skiba is through on goal
          ...  C_Luciano with a late tackle
          ...  It looked worse than what it was
          ...  He is surrounded by the Manchester City players
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 59 :(mnc) W_Reid beats K_Ajer
          ...  C_Luciano clears with a diving header
Min. 60 :(mnc) L_Diame is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba drives it low !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 63 :(mnc) M_Scholl is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  S_Nakamoto latches onto the ball
          ...  S_Nakamoto with a bicycle kick !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 64 :(hts) Kelvin with the nod to E_Cavani
          ...  W_Reid reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 66 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og is on the ground
          ...  He looks in agony
          ...  He won't be able to continue!
Min. 66 :(mnc) Eduardo takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace Caoimhin_Og as MF
Min. 70 :(mnc) La_Huntellio comes on for M_A_Nastasic and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 70 :(mnc) There's going to be a change
          ...  JobLot will come on for G_Botti and play FW
Min. 70 :(mnc) M_Scholl squares it to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen tips it over his bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Nakamoto lofts the ball in!
          ...  C_Fuchs gets something on it!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Nakamoto plays it into the danger area!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen easily claims the ball!
Min. 71 :(mnc) JobLot passes the ball to M_Scholl
          ...  B_Green knocks the ball back to M_Ter_Stegen
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past M_Ter_Stegen!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Diame chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  C_Luciano reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 72 :(hts) Kelvin kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  E_Cavani gets on the end of the pass
          ...  La_Huntellio wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 73 :(mnc) L_Diame spits at B_Charlton
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  W_Collum reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 74 :(hts) B_Charlton has it now
          ...  He takes on M_Scholl
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Arshavin!
          ...  La_Huntellio with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  W_Collum warned him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  W_Collum signals that it is indirect
          ...  B_Charlton floats it forward
          ...  E_Cavani latches onto the end of it
          ...  A glorious effort by E_Cavani !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  N_Winneke is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Raul
          ...  M_Scholl wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 75 :(hts) R_Jordan takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace R_Varane
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 76 :(hts) B_Charlton takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Kelvin
          ...  C_Fuchs slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 80 :(mnc) JobLot nutmegs the defender
          ...  A cracking drive from JobLot !
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen smothers the ball.
Min. 82 :(mnc) La_Huntellio passes the ball to S_Nakamoto
          ...  S_Nakamoto goes for goal !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 83 :(mnc) JobLot jumps over R_Jordan's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  JobLot curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 84 :(mnc) JobLot with a first time pass
          ...  W_Reid runs onto it!
          ...  W_Reid with the punt towards goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 85 :(hts) Helton is going to be brought on
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play GK
Min. 85 :(hts) Sergio is going to be brought on
          ...  B_Charlton is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(mnc) M_Scholl takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Nakamoto
          ...  B_Green with a nasty foul
          ...  W_Collum will want to speak to him
          ...  W_Collum calls him over
          ...  W_Collum is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : City Of Manchester Stadium
Attendance           : 109,404
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : M_Scholl
Scorers              : R_Varane (34 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : L_Diame (73)
Injured              : Caoimhin_Og (66)
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Hearts Match Info
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Best player          : B_Charlton (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Raul (48)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : E_Cavani (26), C_Luciano (56), B_Green (90)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                         Manchester City  |    Hearts
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       7
Off target           :           3        |       3
On target            :          10        |       4
Possession           :          63        |       37
Corners              :           5        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          13        |       8
Key Tackles          :           4        |       11
Key Passes           :          16        |       9
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Final Score          : Manchester City 1 - 1 Hearts
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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  31   2   2   3  20 |  94   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  28   8   9  32 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
W_Reid         DF   2  27   7   9  41 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10  20
M_A_Nastasic   DF   1  27   2   2  45 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Rojo         DF   1  26   6   8  20 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
L_Diame        MF   1  10  31   5  32 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
M_Scholl       MF   2  10  29  10  22 |  94   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40  10
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  29   8  32 |  69   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  26  16  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  12
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  29  32 |  73   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  24  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  21
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   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
D_Boyata       DF   2  24   6  11  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Eduardo        MF   2   7  29   8  21 |  25   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  21   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  20

Player Statistics - Hearts
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_Ter_Stegen   GK  34   1   2   2  30 |  88  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
R_Varane       DF   1  27   9   4  11 |  78   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0
C_Luciano      DF   2  27   7   7  31 |  94   0   7   0   0   0   0   1   0   0 138  -2  -2
K_Ajer         DF   1  26  10   7  21 |  94   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
R_Carlos       DF   3  25  11   6  11 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Green        DM   2  15  26   6  30 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
Kelvin         MF   2   7  26  13  36 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
B_Charlton     MF   1   8  26   9  30 |  88   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
Raul           AM   1   8  24  21  30 |  94   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  46
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  28  26 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   9
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Helton         GK  29   1   1   2  11 |   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Jordan       DF   2  25   8   7  30 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Sergio         MF   2  10  23  11  21 |   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Marilungo    FW   2   5   8  25  29 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Puskas         FW   2   7   6  25  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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