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Elite League Cup Match 2

Manchester City - Juventus

Elite League Cup Group Match, Manchester City vs. Juventus (Thu May 30)


                      Manchester City  |  Juventus
                            4-1-3-2 C  |  4-1-3-2 P
                        Tony McCleary  |  Gary Hill
                                       |
                         N_Winneke GK  |  GK A_Zubizarreta
                          Z_Camara DF  |  DF H_Berg
                           C_Fuchs DF  |  DF Beckenbauer
                       D_Gallagher DF  |  DF Kommper
                       Tommy_Smith DF  |  DF G_Burdisso
                          S_Winzor DM  |  DM Kak
                       Caoimhin_Og MF  |  MF Park
                            Bebeto MF  |  MF Platini
                         A_Zabarte MF  |  MF Tardelli
                       Ivica_Strok FW  |  FW Stefano
                            JobLot FW  |  FW E_Stranger
                                       |
                          J_A_Hart SUB |  SUB Manuel_Neuer
                      La_Huntellio SUB |  SUB Maldini
                          Jumbalia SUB |  SUB Drexler
                          J_Cooper SUB |  SUB S_Niguez
                           M_Skiba SUB |  SUB A_Lombardo

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 2  :(mnc) JobLot sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Beckenbauer forces him off the ball
Min. 4  :(mnc) S_Winzor brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  Ivica_Strok makes himself available
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  G_Burdisso looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 6  :(jvt) Stefano nutmegs S_Winzor
          ...  Tommy_Smith intercepts the pass
Min. 6  :(jvt) Platini catches Caoimhin_Og with an elbow!
          ...  He deserves punishment for that!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 7  :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past G_Burdisso!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But Beckenbauer puts the ball out of play
Min. 8  :(jvt) Kak knocks it past Z_Camara and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Tommy_Smith belts it clear
Min. 9  :(mnc) S_Winzor with a one-touch layoff to JobLot
          ...  JobLot has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Caoimhin_Og chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  JobLot loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 10 :(jvt) H_Berg gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  Stefano is unmarked
          ...  A left-footer by Stefano !
          ...  N_Winneke won't get to that!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Superb finish!!!
          ...  That's given Juventus the lead!
          ...  Manchester City 0-1 Juventus ...
Min. 11 :(jvt) Juventus altered their play to a C strategy
Min. 12 :(mnc) JobLot slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  JobLot swings in the shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He dives on the ground and his team mates follow him!!
          ...  Now they are back in the game!
          ...  Manchester City 1-1 Juventus ...
Min. 13 :(jvt) Juventus switch to playing P
Min. 14 :(jvt) Park with a probing through ball E_Stranger
          ...  S_Winzor wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 16 :(jvt) Kak volleys it forward. He finds Stefano
          ...  S_Winzor with the tackle
          ...  He left his foot in there!
Min. 26 :(mnc) JobLot barges Beckenbauer off the ball
          ...  Stefano with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 35 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  A_Zabarte latches onto it!
          ...  But Kak slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 36 :(mnc) D_Gallagher with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past Beckenbauer
          ...  He knocks it to S_Winzor!
          ...  H_Berg hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Zabarte chips the ball into the area!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta jumps well to claim it!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(mnc) Bebeto brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Beckenbauer
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in JobLot!
          ...  JobLot tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  But A_Zubizarreta just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 45 :(mnc) The ball is passed in from A_Zabarte, he finds Ivica_Strok
          ...  Kommper takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 45 :(jvt) Beckenbauer could get a shot on goal here
          ...  Good sliding challenge from S_Winzor
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Tardelli swings it in!
          ...  Kak gets something on it!
          ...  But N_Winneke with the difficult save
Min. 46 :(jvt) E_Stranger pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  Kak is clean through!
          ...  JobLot with the block

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

Min. 48 :(jvt) E_Stranger flicks it over A_Zabarte's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  Ivica_Strok fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He received a good talking to from O_Bundy
Min. 50 :(mnc) S_Winzor holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Ivica_Strok
          ...  The ball hits H_Berg in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 51 :(jvt) Tardelli sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  Stefano runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  C_Fuchs with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 54 :(mnc) D_Gallagher is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to JobLot
          ...  JobLot with a thundering shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Ivica_Strok!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta easily catches it!
Min. 56 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok finds his way through
          ...  He lost his man too easily
          ...  Kak wins the ball
Min. 58 :(mnc) Bebeto turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Gallagher
          ...  H_Berg reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Winzor lofts the ball in!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta makes the catch!
Min. 59 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og barges G_Burdisso off the ball
          ...  Caoimhin_Og attempts the shot!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 60 :(mnc) A_Zabarte chips the ball over the defence and finds JobLot
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by G_Burdisso !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 65 :(mnc) A_Zabarte looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to JobLot
          ...  JobLot hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Juventus fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 68 :(jvt) Juventus restructured their strategy to E
Min. 70 :(mnc) C_Fuchs flicks it over Kommper's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  Kommper reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 70 :(mnc) C_Fuchs breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on A_Zubizarreta!
          ...  Kak brings him down!
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Gary Hill looks relieved
          ...  Tony McCleary is far from happy with that decision
Min. 72 :(mnc) A_Zabarte plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  S_Winzor decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  But E_Stranger slides in
Min. 73 :(mnc) Bebeto moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Ivica_Strok
          ...  Ivica_Strok shapes up for a shot!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 80 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok is too quick for the defence
          ...  Ivica_Strok with the strike !
          ...  A_Zubizarreta is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta looks very relieved!
Min. 81 :(jvt) S_Niguez is being brought on
          ...  Park is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 81 :(jvt) Platini runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of Kommper
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  Kommper with a stunning strike !
          ...  N_Winneke gets his fingertips to it
Min. 82 :(mnc) La_Huntellio replaces Tommy_Smith to play as a DF
Min. 82 :(mnc) J_Cooper will come on for S_Winzor and play MF
Min. 82 :(mnc) M_Skiba replaces Ivica_Strok to play as a FW
Min. 82 :(jvt) Maldini comes on for H_Berg and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 82 :(jvt) A_Lombardo is going to be brought on
          ...  Stefano is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 82 :(mnc) D_Gallagher jumps over Kak's challenge
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Beckenbauer
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Zabarte floats the ball in!
          ...  A_Zubizarreta jumps well to claim it!
Min. 85 :(jvt) Beckenbauer with a 50-yard pass to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 86 :(mnc) Bebeto turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to J_Cooper
          ...  Beckenbauer cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 86 :(jvt) Tardelli 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!
          ...  Kak receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  D_Gallagher wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(jvt) Platini gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to E_Stranger
          ...  C_Fuchs with a deliberate foul
          ...  O_Bundy will want to speak to him
Min. 88 :(jvt) Tardelli brings it under control
          ...  He takes on La_Huntellio
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Kak!
          ...  Kak tries to beat N_Winneke from outside the area!
          ...  N_Winneke makes a fine save

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


Match Details
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Venue                : City Of Manchester Stadium
Attendance           : 112,000
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : JobLot (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : JobLot (12)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : H_Berg
Scorers              : Stefano (10)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Platini (6)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                          Manchester City |    Juventus
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       5
Off target           :           6        |       1
On target            :           3        |       4
Possession           :          52        |       48
Corners              :           5        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       7
Key Tackles          :           7        |       15
Key Passes           :          14        |       8
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Final Score          : Manchester City 1 - 1 Juventus
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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 |  93   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
Z_Camara       DF   2  29   4   4  36 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  28   8  10  32 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_Gallagher    DF   1  28   8   9  43 |  93   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Tommy_Smith    DF   1  27   6   8  20 |  84   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
S_Winzor       DM   3  21  25  11  22 |  84   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  30   8  32 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
Bebeto         MF   1   9  27   7  30 |  93   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
A_Zabarte      MF   1  15  24   7  21 |  93   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
Ivica_Strok    FW   3   9   8  28  32 |  84   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  93   0   1   0   0   6   1   0   0   0  20   0  58
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 |   9   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
J_Cooper       MF   3  10  24   9  22 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  25  32 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Juventus
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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A_Zubizarreta  GK  37   5   1   1  11 |  93   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
H_Berg         DF   1  29  11   7  21 |  84   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  30   0
Beckenbauer    DF   2  29   9   7  21 |  93   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
Kommper        DF   1  27   9   8  32 |  93   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
G_Burdisso     DF   2  27   5   9  39 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Kak            DM   2  16  27   9  41 |  93   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0  20
Park           MF   1   6  29   9  23 |  83   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Platini        MF   3   4  29   6  32 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
Tardelli       MF   3   6  28   6  33 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Stefano        FW   2   9   8  31  39 |  84   0   1   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  20   0  35
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   8  28  20 |  93   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Manuel_Neuer   GK  27   2   1   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Maldini        DF   2  28   9   7  41 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Drexler        MF   3   9  29   9  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Niguez       MF   2   7  27   5  22 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Lombardo     FW   3   6   9  28  32 |   9   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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