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Manchester City 0 - 2 Sao Paulo FC

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 4, Manchester City vs. Sao Paulo FC (Thu Dec 07)


                      Manchester City  |  Sao Paulo FC
                              3-4-3 E  |  5-3-2 P
                       Scott Matthews  |  Daniel Perry
                                       |
                         S_Scuffet GK  |  GK Dante_Silva
                           K_Rekik DF  |  DF C_Kickaball
                      M_A_Nastasic DF  |  DF A_Britton
                            M_Rojo DF  |  DF D_Carvajal
                           L_Diame MF  |  DF D_Sinclair
                          M_Scholl MF  |  DF G_v_der_Wiel
                           Eduardo MF  |  MF Li_Chung
                           V_Anite MF  |  MF Kak
                           G_Botti FW  |  MF J_Molby
                        A_Langlitz FW  |  FW Fabinhioski
                           M_Skiba FW  |  FW F_Totti
                                       |
                             P_Out SUB |  SUB J_Hart
                        P_Zabaleta SUB |  SUB A_Carlos
                          D_Boyata SUB |  SUB Zico
                          Quintero SUB |  SUB L_Holtby
                            J_Pozo SUB |  SUB L_Massu

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 1  :(sao) Fabinhioski turns past K_Rekik
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  M_Rojo plays the back pass
          ...  S_Scuffet can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Molby plays it towards the near post!
          ...  S_Scuffet easily catches it!
Min. 2  :(sao) D_Sinclair brings it under control
          ...  He takes on M_Scholl
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in C_Kickaball!
          ...  Fine tackle by M_Skiba
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 6  :(sao) F_Totti pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Blocked by M_A_Nastasic
Min. 7  :(mnc) A_Langlitz takes advantage of a mistake by G_v_der_Wiel
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Kak is called for the holding foul
          ...  Looked like a fair jump
          ...  The referee got it wrong
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 10 :(sao) D_Sinclair with a burst of pace
          ...  L_Diame is called for the holding foul
          ...  Looked like a fair jump
          ...  The referee got it wrong
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 12 :(mnc) Eduardo passes the ball to K_Rekik
          ...  K_Rekik attempts to drive it home!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 13 :(mnc) A_Langlitz beats G_v_der_Wiel
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  G_v_der_Wiel is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  N_Alexander refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 15 :(sao) C_Kickaball turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  C_Kickaball attempts a lob!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  S_Scuffet never had a chance!
Min. 16 :(sao) D_Sinclair is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to D_Carvajal
          ...  A cheeky lob from D_Carvajal !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 17 :(mnc) V_Anite brings it under control
          ...  He takes on A_Britton
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Langlitz!
          ...  A thundering drive by A_Langlitz !
          ...  But Dante_Silva just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 20 :(sao) Kak beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Kak gets up high for the header !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_v_der_Wiel swings it in!
          ...  S_Scuffet catches it!
Min. 21 :(sao) F_Totti threads the through ball to Kak
          ...  Kak sees S_Scuffet off his line !
          ...  But S_Scuffet just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 23 :(sao) D_Carvajal takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Fabinhioski
          ...  A wicked drive by Fabinhioski !
          ...  Looks like it should be S_Scuffet's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_Scuffet looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Kak plays it towards the near post!
          ...  S_Scuffet catches it!
Min. 25 :(mnc) A_Langlitz sidesteps D_Carvajal
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  A_Langlitz curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  Dante_Silva gets his fingertips to it
Min. 26 :(sao) Li_Chung retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Fabinhioski gets on the end of it
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Eduardo
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 27 :(mnc) L_Diame unselfishly heads the ball back to A_Langlitz
          ...  C_Kickaball dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 29 :(sao) Fabinhioski sidesteps K_Rekik
          ...  A_Langlitz with a pull on the shirt
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Daniel Perry looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 32 :(mnc) M_Skiba beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  Dante_Silva with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 34 :(sao) Li_Chung unselfishly lays the ball back to F_Totti
          ...  K_Rekik rushes in with a clumsy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  N_Alexander gave him a strong warning
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  This is very far out
          ...  D_Carvajal hoists it forward
          ...  Fabinhioski gets on the end of it
          ...  A glorious effort by Fabinhioski !
          ...  Looks like it should be S_Scuffet's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_Scuffet looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Molby drives it into the box!
          ...  S_Scuffet catches it!
Min. 34 :(sao) Fabinhioski beats M_A_Nastasic
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Fabinhioski with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 36 :(mnc) A_Langlitz takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  A_Langlitz attempts the shot!
          ...  It floats over Dante_Silva
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 37 :(mnc) M_Skiba runs into space
          ...  A_Britton cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 39 :(sao) D_Sinclair with a slick pass to G_v_der_Wiel
          ...  G_v_der_Wiel with the strike !
          ...  The shot slips through S_Scuffet's hands
          ...  But S_Scuffet recovers to save!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 40 :(sao) Fabinhioski holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to F_Totti
          ...  F_Totti tries to beat S_Scuffet from outside the area!
          ...  But S_Scuffet tips it over
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 42 :(mnc) L_Diame looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to M_Scholl
          ...  Kak with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Daniel Perry looks relieved
          ...  Scott Matthews is far from happy with that decision
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 47 :(sao) J_Molby turns past G_Botti
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  J_Molby aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  S_Scuffet catches the ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester City 0-0 Sao Paulo FC

Min. 46 :(sao) J_Molby runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Fabinhioski
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by M_Rojo
Min. 47 :(sao) Fabinhioski with a flicked pass to F_Totti
          ...  F_Totti uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 52 :(mnc) G_Botti nutmegs D_Carvajal, he continues to run forward
          ...  G_Botti attempts the shot!
          ...  Saved by Dante_Silva
Min. 52 :(sao) F_Totti plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  F_Totti tries to beat S_Scuffet from outside the area!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 53 :(mnc) A_Langlitz 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!
          ...  M_Scholl receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  M_Scholl hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  Dante_Silva takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 53 :(sao) D_Carvajal beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds F_Totti
          ...  F_Totti with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 54 :(mnc) M_Skiba skips the challenge from G_v_der_Wiel
          ...  M_Skiba hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  Dante_Silva with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 58 :(mnc) M_Scholl spots G_Botti who is in acres of space
          ...  C_Kickaball intercepts the pass
Min. 58 :(sao) Li_Chung crosses into the box, finding A_Britton
          ...  A_Britton blasts it at the goal !
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 59 :(mnc) Eduardo finds M_Rojo with a ball over the defence
          ...  Li_Chung gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 64 :(sao) Zico is being prepared to come on
          ...  Kak is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 65 :(mnc) P_Zabaleta is being brought on
          ...  M_A_Nastasic is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 65 :(mnc) J_Pozo is being prepared to come on
          ...  M_Skiba is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 65 :(sao) A_Carlos comes on for A_Britton and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 66 :(sao) a big roar from the crowd as L_Massu comes on for Fabinhioski to play FW
Min. 67 :(sao) F_Totti kills the ball dead
          ...  F_Totti launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  S_Scuffet fists it away
Min. 68 :(sao) F_Totti flicks it over the defenders head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  F_Totti tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But S_Scuffet tips it over
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 69 :(sao) J_Molby takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into Zico
          ...  V_Anite rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's N_Alexander going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 71 :(sao) Zico feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  D_Sinclair runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  D_Sinclair cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  Brilliant save from S_Scuffet
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 73 :(sao) F_Totti floats the ball in to find L_Massu
          ...  L_Massu from 20 yards !
          ...  But S_Scuffet palms it behind
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 73 :(sao) A_Carlos spits at Eduardo
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Daniel Perry looks relieved
Min. 74 :(sao) L_Massu with the dribble
          ...  P_Zabaleta is easily beaten
          ...  L_Massu gets his head to the ball !
          ...  But S_Scuffet tips it behind
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 76 :(sao) Zico runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs J_Pozo
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Zico has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It clips the post!!
          ...  The net bulges !!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That must have sealed it!!
          ...  Manchester City 0-1 Sao Paulo FC ...
Min. 77 :(sao) F_Totti takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  The cross hits F_Totti on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  S_Scuffet saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 77 :(mnc) M_Scholl sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to G_Botti
          ...  D_Sinclair with a terrible tackle
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 78 :(mnc) A_Langlitz takes advantage of a mistake by A_Carlos
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  But C_Kickaball barges him off the ball
Min. 81 :(mnc) V_Anite 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!
          ...  G_Botti receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Li_Chung
Min. 82 :(mnc) V_Anite is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz bears down on goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 84 :(sao) Li_Chung hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  L_Massu latches onto it!
          ...  G_Botti takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  L_Massu swings it in
          ...  F_Totti gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Langlitz knocks the ball back to S_Scuffet
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past S_Scuffet!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Zico curls it into the box!
          ...  S_Scuffet comes out and claims it!
Min. 86 :(sao) J_Molby with a flashy move
          ...  J_Pozo fouls badly
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  N_Alexander will just give him a speaking to
Min. 87 :(sao) G_v_der_Wiel kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  A_Carlos gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A_Carlos is through on goal!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  He just has S_Scuffet to beat
          ...  He lobs it over S_Scuffet
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Manchester City 0-2 Sao Paulo FC ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(mnc) J_Pozo uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  J_Pozo with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 90 :(sao) Zico looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to L_Massu
          ...  L_Massu is clean through!
          ...  The linesman has his flag raised
          ...  But N_Alexander waves play on
          ...  He just has to beat S_Scuffet
          ...  He nutmegs S_Scuffet
          ...  S_Scuffet does well to save it !!
Min. 93 :(sao) J_Molby has it now
          ...  He takes on P_Zabaleta
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Zico!
          ...  Zico sees S_Scuffet off his line !
          ...  S_Scuffet makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him

*************  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          : A_Langlitz
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : L_Diame (10)
Injured              : N/A
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Sao Paulo FC Match Info
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Best player          : G_v_der_Wiel (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Zico (76), A_Carlos (87)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Kak (7), D_Sinclair (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                         Manchester City  |   Sao Paulo FC
Attempts on Goal     :          10        |       24
Off target           :           4        |       10
On target            :           6        |       14
Possession           :          26        |       74
Corners              :           0        |       5
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       7
Key Tackles          :           7        |       6
Key Passes           :          11        |       18
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Final Score          : Manchester City 0 - 2 Sao Paulo FC
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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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S_Scuffet      GK  39   5   1   4  41 |  95  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
K_Rekik        DF   1  26   7   2  12 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
M_A_Nastasic   DF   1  26   2   2  45 |  67   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Rojo         DF   1  24   6   8  20 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
L_Diame        MF   1  10  29   5  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
M_Scholl       MF   2  10  28  10  22 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20   0 -15
Eduardo        MF   2   7  27   8  21 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
V_Anite        MF   2   7  21   9  33 |  95   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  28  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
A_Langlitz     FW   3   7  11  27  32 |  95   0   1   1   0   5   0   0   0   0  20  10  17
M_Skiba        FW   1   7   8  23  32 |  67   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -15
P_Out          GK  12   5   4   7  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Zabaleta     DF   2  25   4   1  27 |  28   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Boyata       DF   2  23   6  10  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Quintero       MF   2   9  20  16  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Pozo         FW   2   9   6  22  40 |  28   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Sao Paulo FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Dante_Silva    GK  35   1   7   3  22 |  95   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
C_Kickaball    DF   1  28   7  10  32 |  95   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
A_Britton      DF   2  28   9   8  15 |  67   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
D_Carvajal     DF   1  27   8  10  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40  21
D_Sinclair     DF   3  27   8   7  41 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  28   3
G_v_der_Wiel   DF   3  27   7   4  23 |  95   0   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  25   5
Li_Chung       MF   3   8  27   7  11 |  95   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
Kak            MF   2  16  26   9  41 |  66   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   4
J_Molby        MF   2   8  26   9  31 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
Fabinhioski    FW   2   7  12  27  33 |  68   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20   3
F_Totti        FW   2   6  11  27  42 |  95   0   0   2   0   7   0   0   0   0   0  20  23
J_Hart         GK  28   2   2   7  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Carlos       DF   1  28  12   8  42 |  28   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30
Zico           MF   1  10  28  12  23 |  29   0   0   2   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  40  55
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  27   8  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Massu        FW   1   7  11  27  13 |  27   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  15
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