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Division 1, Week 14

Manchester City 4 - 0 Schalke 04

Division One League Match, Manchester City vs. Schalke 04 (Sun Jan 21)


                      Manchester City  |  Schalke 04
                              4-4-2 N  |  4-1-3-2 P
                           Care Taker  |  Ian McNamara
                                       |
                         S_Scuffet GK  |  GK T_Courtois
                           K_Rekik DF  |  DF Papakoli_Diop
                      M_A_Nastasic DF  |  DF E_Herbert
                            W_Reid DF  |  DF L_Jones
                            M_Rojo DF  |  DF M_Reiziger
                           L_Diame MF  |  DM J_Height
                          M_Scholl MF  |  MF Adriano
                             Jinky MF  |  MF D_Solga
                           Eduardo MF  |  MF O_Lindenbergh
                           G_Botti FW  |  FW C_Bellamy
                        A_Langlitz FW  |  FW I_D_McNamara
                                       |
                             P_Out SUB |  SUB G_Banks
                          D_Boyata SUB |  SUB Daley_Blind
                          J_Cooper SUB |  SUB Rocket
                         P_Maldini SUB |  SUB N_Nalise
                           M_Skiba SUB |  SUB O_Ighalo

Referee: S_Farina (Italy)


Min. 6  :(mnc) G_Botti pushes it past Papakoli_Diop
          ...  G_Botti flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 10 :(shk) Adriano flicks it over W_Reid and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Adriano with a little chip!
          ...  But S_Scuffet with the difficult save
Min. 13 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh twists his ankle!
          ...  He isn't going to continue!
Min. 13 :(shk) Rocket is coming on for O_Lindenbergh and will play MF
Min. 14 :(mnc) A_Langlitz leaves D_Solga standing
          ...  A_Langlitz with the attempt at goal!
          ...  It clips the post!!
          ...  The net bulges !!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Manchester City go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Manchester City 1-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 15 :(shk) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Schalke 04 will now be playing A
Min. 15 :(mnc) G_Botti dribbles it into the box
          ...  M_Reiziger goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 15 :(mnc) Jinky skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to A_Langlitz
          ...  C_Bellamy with an awful challenge
          ...  S_Farina wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 19 :(shk) M_Reiziger beats the defender
          ...  M_Reiziger gets up high for the header !
          ...  But S_Scuffet parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 20 :(mnc) M_Scholl lays the ball back to A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz attempts the shot!
          ...  T_Courtois makes a fine save
Min. 20 :(mnc) Eduardo gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Botti
          ...  C_Bellamy with a bad challenge
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  S_Farina calls him over
          ...  S_Farina tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  S_Farina signals that it is indirect
          ...  Jinky swings it in
          ...  A_Langlitz takes control of it!
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from E_Herbert
Min. 21 :(mnc) L_Diame spits at M_Reiziger
          ...  He deserves punishment for that!
          ...  S_Farina calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 22 :(shk) D_Solga gets to the by line and finds E_Herbert with a beautiful cross
          ...  E_Herbert has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 25 :(shk) D_Solga hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  E_Herbert latches onto it!
          ...  E_Herbert rifles it at the goal !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 29 :(mnc) M_Scholl whips the ball across to M_Rojo
          ...  But M_Reiziger puts it in row Z!
Min. 30 :(mnc) L_Diame feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  A_Langlitz runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  A_Langlitz flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  It floats over T_Courtois
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That was a great effort
          ...  Manchester City 2-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 31 :(mnc) Eduardo beats Papakoli_Diop
          ...  Eduardo with a powerful downward header!
          ...  Saved by T_Courtois
Min. 32 :(mnc) L_Diame lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  M_Scholl latches on to it
          ...  E_Herbert rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's S_Farina going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 33 :(shk) Rocket threads the through ball to I_D_McNamara
          ...  I_D_McNamara sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  What agility from S_Scuffet
Min. 35 :(shk) I_D_McNamara takes advantage of a mistake by W_Reid
          ...  I_D_McNamara fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But S_Scuffet punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 36 :(mnc) A_Langlitz plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  L_Jones with the tackle
Min. 36 :(shk) L_Jones brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Rocket gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Rocket fires a shot at goal !
          ...  S_Scuffet won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 39 :(mnc) M_Scholl wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti with the crafty shot!
          ...  Looks like it should be T_Courtois's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  T_Courtois looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by M_Scholl
          ...  L_Jones wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(shk) Rocket with an in swinging cross to Papakoli_Diop
          ...  Papakoli_Diop with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 45 :(mnc) M_Scholl runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  G_Botti unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He puts his hands to his ears!!
          ...  He is winding the Schalke 04 fans up!!
          ...  They greet the gesture with jeers!
          ...  Manchester City 3-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 48 :(mnc) Curled in dangerously from L_Diame to A_Langlitz
          ...  But L_Jones barges him off the ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester City 3-0 Schalke 04

Min. 48 :(shk) Papakoli_Diop holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to I_D_McNamara
          ...  W_Reid reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 51 :(mnc) L_Diame with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  G_Botti gets on the end of the pass
          ...  G_Botti aims for the top right corner !
          ...  T_Courtois gets up well to catch that one
Min. 51 :(shk) J_Height pass splits open the defence and finds I_D_McNamara
          ...  From long range I_D_McNamara bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  S_Scuffet with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 54 :(mnc) Eduardo holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Jinky
          ...  Papakoli_Diop cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 55 :(mnc) Jinky unselfishly heads the ball back to M_Rojo
          ...  L_Jones plays the back pass
          ...  T_Courtois can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Scholl hits it into the box!
          ...  L_Jones heads it away
Min. 55 :(shk) Rocket with a pinpoint pass to E_Herbert
          ...  E_Herbert with the drive!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 57 :(shk) J_Height is injured. He's been stretchered off
Min. 57 :(shk) Daley_Blind will replace J_Height and play DM
Min. 61 :(shk) C_Bellamy jumps over W_Reid's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  But M_A_Nastasic wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Adriano hits it into the box!
          ...  S_Scuffet jumps well to claim it!
Min. 63 :(mnc) L_Diame is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  A_Langlitz latches onto the ball
          ...  But L_Jones reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 63 :(shk) Adriano gets possession in his own half
          ...  Adriano with a blistering shot !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 65 :(shk) Adriano sidesteps G_Botti
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  W_Reid takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 66 :(mnc) A_Langlitz gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds G_Botti
          ...  M_Reiziger cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 70 :(shk) O_Ighalo is being brought on
          ...  I_D_McNamara is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 70 :(mnc) M_Scholl sprints past Papakoli_Diop
          ...  M_Scholl has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  T_Courtois with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 75 :(mnc) D_Boyata will come on for M_A_Nastasic and play DF
Min. 75 :(mnc) Up goes the substitution board - J_Cooper on for L_Diame as a MF
Min. 75 :(mnc) M_Skiba takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace G_Botti as FW
Min. 75 :(mnc) M_Scholl controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  Jinky gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  M_Reiziger anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 77 :(mnc) A_Langlitz barges E_Herbert off the ball
          ...  E_Herbert recovers to win the ball back
Min. 81 :(shk) D_Solga with a one-touch layoff to Adriano
          ...  Adriano sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  S_Scuffet gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 82 :(shk) Rocket jumps over W_Reid's challenge
          ...  W_Reid goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 84 :(mnc) Jinky takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Skiba
          ...  From long range M_Skiba bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  T_Courtois with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 84 :(shk) M_Reiziger plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  D_Boyata clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 85 :(shk) Daley_Blind retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  O_Ighalo gets on the end of it
          ...  O_Ighalo aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 86 :(mnc) M_Skiba with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  M_Skiba hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(mnc) Eduardo is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  W_Reid latches onto the ball
          ...  D_Solga slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Cooper hits it into the box!
          ...  M_Rojo with the shot!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 91 :(mnc) Eduardo looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Rojo
          ...  But Papakoli_Diop wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but S_Farina has none of it.
Min. 94 :(mnc) Eduardo has it now
          ...  He takes on Papakoli_Diop
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Cooper!
          ...  J_Cooper with a thundering drive!
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs towards the fans!
          ...  And slides on his knees!
          ...  Manchester City 4-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 94 :(shk) Rocket finds D_Solga on the edge of the box
          ...  D_Solga with the shot !
          ...  S_Scuffet with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance

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


Match Details
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Venue                : City Of Manchester Stadium
Attendance           : 105,708
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : A_Langlitz (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Langlitz (14,30), G_Botti (45), J_Cooper (94)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : L_Diame (21)
Injured              : N/A
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Schalke 04 Match Info
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Best player          : D_Solga
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : C_Bellamy (20)
Injured              : O_Lindenbergh (13), J_Height (57)
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Match Statistics
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                          Manchester City |    Schalke 04
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       14
Off target           :           4        |       7
On target            :           9        |       7
Possession           :          57        |       43
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       13
Key Tackles          :           5        |       14
Key Passes           :          19        |       11
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Final Score          : Manchester City 4 - 0 Schalke 04
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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 |  97   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
K_Rekik        DF   1  26   7   2  12 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_A_Nastasic   DF   1  26   2   2  45 |  78   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
W_Reid         DF   2  25   6   9  41 |  97   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
M_Rojo         DF   1  24   6   8  20 |  97   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
L_Diame        MF   1  10  29   5  32 |  78   0   0   5   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  63  -2
M_Scholl       MF   2  10  28  10  22 |  97   0   0   5   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  65   5
Jinky          MF   3   8  28   8  41 |  97   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Eduardo        MF   2   7  27   8  21 |  97   0   0   5   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  65   5
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  28  32 |  78   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  37
A_Langlitz     FW   3   7  11  27  32 |  97   0   0   1   0   3   2   0   0   0  20  30  85
P_Out          GK  12   5   4   7  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Boyata       DF   2  23   6  10  22 |  19   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Cooper       MF   3  10  23   8  22 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  20  20  50
P_Maldini      MF   3   6  23   8  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Skiba        FW   1   7   8  23  32 |  19   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6

Player Statistics - Schalke 04
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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T_Courtois     GK  28   1   2   3  22 |  97   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -15   0   0   0
Papakoli_Diop  DF   2  26  16   8  24 |  97   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10   1
E_Herbert      DF   1  26   7  11  41 |  97   0   3   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  40 -20 -17
L_Jones        DF   3  25   7   8  22 |  97   0   6   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 120  10   0
M_Reiziger     DF   2  23   6   6  21 |  97   0   4   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80   0   5
J_Height       DM   3  14  23   7  22 |  60   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
Adriano        MF   1   8  24  12  43 |  97   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
D_Solga        MF   2   9  24  10  19 |  97   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   5
O_Lindenbergh  MF   1   8  24   9  32 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Bellamy      FW   2   6   8  25  33 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
I_D_McNamara   FW   2   8   5  23  20 |  73   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  15
G_Banks        GK  28   3   1   3  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Daley_Blind    DM   3  23   9   7  12 |  37   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Rocket         MF   2  10  24  10  33 |  84   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
N_Nalise       FW   2   4   7  25  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
O_Ighalo       FW   1   8   7  24  21 |  24   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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