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Elite FA Cup, Group F Game 2

Manchester Utd 2 - 1 Santos FC

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 2, Manchester Utd vs. Santos FC (Wed Dec 12)


                       Manchester Utd  |  Santos FC
                            4-3-1-2 N  |  3-1-4-2 E
                         Derek Purvis  |  Glyn Rigby
                                       |
                         S_T_Perry GK  |  GK A_Marshall
                         P_Hoskins DF  |  DF R_Huth
                        D_McDonald DF  |  DF Leonardo
                          K_Gunter DF  |  DF Aldair
                       D_Promotion DF  |  DM Emerson_Jr
                           J_Maria MF  |  MF Draxler
                          B_Bannan MF  |  MF S_Marsden
                           A_Drury MF  |  MF Casemiro
                        J_J_Okocha AM  |  MF G_Karagounis
                       Van_Tijkaan FW  |  FW Bar
                        Arnautovic FW  |  FW Neymar_Jr
                                       |
                          P_Bonner SUB |  SUB Leo
                           J_Okore SUB |  SUB N_Subotic
                         S_Sidwell SUB |  SUB Bauer
                         A_Ribbery SUB |  SUB Socrates
                      Brian_Lavery SUB |  SUB Bojan

Referee: S_Youri (Morrocco)


Min. 1  :(mnu) Arnautovic knocks it forward
          ...  Draxler slips
          ...  J_J_Okocha gets to it!
          ...  Emerson_Jr forces him off the ball
Min. 1  :(sfc) Aldair is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to Leonardo
          ...  A vicious shot by Leonardo !
          ...  But S_T_Perry palms it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 2  :(mnu) B_Bannan kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  J_J_Okocha gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Emerson_Jr with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 3  :(sfc) R_Huth beats his man
          ...  K_Gunter with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 4  :(mnu) J_Maria moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan with the punt towards goal!
          ...  It floats over A_Marshall
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 5  :(sfc) Neymar_Jr takes advantage of a bad back pass from P_Hoskins
          ...  Neymar_Jr hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  S_T_Perry with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 8  :(mnu) B_Bannan brings it under control
          ...  He takes on S_Marsden
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Van_Tijkaan!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan is through on goal!
          ...  The defender was caught napping
          ...  He just has A_Marshall to beat
          ...  He tries to flick it past A_Marshall
          ...  He falls over
          ...  The ball trickles out for a goal kick!!
Min. 10 :(mnu) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  J_J_Okocha is through!
          ...  J_J_Okocha with a powerful header !
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 11 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr with a measured ball to S_Marsden
          ...  S_Marsden hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  S_T_Perry heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 12 :(sfc) Draxler brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Leonardo gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Leonardo shoots towards goal !
          ...  S_T_Perry with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 15 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan with the dribble
          ...  Aldair is easily beaten
          ...  A delicate chip from Van_Tijkaan !
          ...  A_Marshall with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 15 :(sfc) G_Karagounis controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs K_Gunter
          ...  He puts in Emerson_Jr!
          ...  A vicious shot by Emerson_Jr !
          ...  S_T_Perry is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 17 :(sfc) Draxler lays the ball back to Bar
          ...  Bar with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  S_T_Perry has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  S_T_Perry is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Lets see if Santos FC can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Manchester Utd 0-1 Santos FC ...
Min. 18 :(mnu) Arnautovic finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  Arnautovic strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  A_Marshall can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  A_Marshall makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 18 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to G_Karagounis
          ...  G_Karagounis attempts a chip!
          ...  S_T_Perry guesses right
Min. 20 :(mnu) A_Drury controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs R_Huth
          ...  He puts in Van_Tijkaan!
          ...  A cracking drive from Van_Tijkaan !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 23 :(mnu) A_Drury finds Van_Tijkaan with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Leonardo
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 24 :(sfc) Bar with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from P_Hoskins
          ...  A cheeky lob from Bar !
          ...  S_T_Perry with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 27 :(mnu) B_Bannan hoists the ball across to J_J_Okocha
          ...  A powerful shot by J_J_Okocha !
          ...  A_Marshall with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 35 :(sfc) S_Marsden runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr drives it towards goal !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 37 :(sfc) G_Karagounis retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  S_Marsden gets on the end of it
          ...  P_Hoskins bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 39 :(sfc) Casemiro cuts the ball back to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 40 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Van_Tijkaan decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  A_Marshall is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  A_Marshall looks very relieved!
Min. 41 :(mnu) Arnautovic takes advantage of a bad back pass from Emerson_Jr
          ...  What a shot from Arnautovic !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  A_Marshall tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_J_Okocha hits it into the box!
          ...  A_Marshall jumps well to claim it!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(sfc) Draxler picks out R_Huth with the cross
          ...  R_Huth could have let it bounce!
          ...  S_T_Perry with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 47 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha with a measured ball to Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic flings a shot at goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A_Marshall looks dejected
          ...  That's pulled Manchester Utd level!
          ...  Manchester Utd 1-1 Santos FC ...
Min. 48 :(mnu) B_Bannan cuts the ball back to J_Maria
          ...  A cracking drive from J_Maria !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester Utd 1-1 Santos FC

Min. 49 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr whips the ball across to Casemiro
          ...  D_Promotion takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 50 :(mnu) J_Maria had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  J_Maria attempts a lob!
          ...  But A_Marshall makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 50 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Bar gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Bar flings a shot at goal !
          ...  S_T_Perry won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 52 :(mnu) A defence splitting pass from J_J_Okocha to P_Hoskins
          ...  But Aldair sweeps up the threat
Min. 55 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery will come on for J_J_Okocha and play FW
Min. 55 :(mnu) S_Sidwell is coming on for A_Drury and playing MF
Min. 55 :(sfc) N_Subotic comes on for R_Huth and takes up a DF role
Min. 55 :(sfc) N_Subotic can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to Casemiro
          ...  The cross hits Casemiro on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  Looks like it should be S_T_Perry's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_T_Perry looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Emerson_Jr swings it in!
          ...  Casemiro gets his head on it
          ...  Looks like it should be S_T_Perry's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_T_Perry looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Marsden floats the ball in!
          ...  Neymar_Jr gets to it!
          ...  S_T_Perry with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 56 :(sfc) Bar turns on a sixpence
          ...  Bar flings a shot at goal !
          ...  S_T_Perry gets up well to catch that one
Min. 58 :(sfc) Draxler with the first time pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr with a thundering volley!
          ...  S_T_Perry with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 59 :(sfc) Casemiro brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  Bar makes himself available
          ...  Bar gets up high for the header !
          ...  S_T_Perry was lucky there
Min. 60 :(mnu) J_Okore is going to be brought on
          ...  P_Hoskins is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 60 :(sfc) Socrates is being prepared to come on
          ...  Draxler is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 62 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  A glorious effort by Neymar_Jr !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 64 :(sfc) Bar has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Bar with the punt towards goal!
          ...  S_T_Perry just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 65 :(sfc) Bojan is coming on for Neymar_Jr and playing FW
Min. 65 :(sfc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Santos FC will now be playing A
Min. 65 :(sfc) It seems Emerson_Jr has switched to a MF
Min. 65 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with a simple pass to Brian_Lavery
          ...  Brian_Lavery attempts a lob!
          ...  A_Marshall can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  A_Marshall has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 67 :(mnu) B_Bannan with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  B_Bannan gets up high for the header !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 67 :(sfc) Socrates has it now
          ...  He takes on D_Promotion
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Bar!
          ...  Bar with a thundering shot!
          ...  The shot slips through S_T_Perry's hands
          ...  But S_T_Perry recovers to save!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 68 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery knocks it past N_Subotic and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Brian_Lavery fires the shot in!
          ...  A_Marshall parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 69 :(mnu) J_Maria turns on a sixpence
          ...  J_Maria with the chance !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 69 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr loses K_Gunter
          ...  Emerson_Jr tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 72 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  Van_Tijkaan goes for goal !
          ...  A_Marshall falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 73 :(sfc) G_Karagounis with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  J_Okore picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 74 :(sfc) A defence splitting pass from Emerson_Jr to Bojan
          ...  The ball hits J_Okore in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 75 :(sfc) Bar takes on D_McDonald
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  D_Promotion intercepts the pass
Min. 76 :(sfc) Socrates hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  Casemiro latches onto it!
          ...  Casemiro hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  It's beaten S_T_Perry
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 77 :(mnu) B_Bannan with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  Intercepted by Leonardo
Min. 77 :(sfc) Socrates with the first time flick to Bojan
          ...  Bojan breaks clear!
          ...  He tries to take it round S_T_Perry
          ...  He tries to flick it past S_T_Perry
          ...  He's pushed it too far
          ...  He can't stop it going out!!
Min. 78 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan tries the shot !
          ...  A_Marshall falls over
          ...  He recovers to tip it onto the post!
          ...  But it hits his back!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Unlucky!
          ...  The Manchester Utd fans start to taunt him now!
          ...  That must have sealed it!!
          ...  Manchester Utd 2-1 Santos FC ...
Min. 78 :(sfc) Leonardo steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs D_Promotion
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Leonardo blasts it at the goal !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 79 :(sfc) Aldair squares it to Bojan
          ...  Bojan with a blistering shot !
          ...  S_T_Perry with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 81 :(sfc) Casemiro with a penetrating pass to Socrates
          ...  Socrates must beat S_T_Perry!
          ...  S_T_Perry makes a difficult save
Min. 83 :(mnu) J_Maria crosses to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  N_Subotic body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  He is warned by S_Youri
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 84 :(sfc) G_Karagounis with a pinpoint pass to Bojan
          ...  D_Promotion forces him off the ball
Min. 85 :(sfc) Bar beats the defender
          ...  Van_Tijkaan wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 86 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Maria lofts the ball in!
          ...  A_Marshall easily claims the ball!
Min. 87 :(mnu) S_Sidwell takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Brian_Lavery
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by Leonardo !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to N_Subotic
          ...  D_McDonald reads the play well
Min. 90 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  But Leonardo sweeps up the threat
Min. 93 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with a slide rule pass to Brian_Lavery
          ...  Leonardo brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But S_Youri waves play on!!!
Min. 93 :(sfc) S_Marsden looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Bojan
          ...  Bojan has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  S_T_Perry watches it sail wide!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Old Trafford
Attendance           : 55,000
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : Van_Tijkaan
Scorers              : Arnautovic (47), Van_Tijkaan (78)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : K_Gunter (3)
Injured              : N/A
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Santos FC Match Info
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Best player          : Bar (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Bar (17)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                          Manchester Utd  |    Santos FC
Attempts on Goal     :          19        |       28
Off target           :          12        |       13
On target            :           7        |       15
Possession           :          38        |       62
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       2
Key Tackles          :           8        |       8
Key Passes           :          16        |       24
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Final Score          : Manchester Utd 2 - 1 Santos FC
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Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
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_T_Perry      GK  31   2   2   2  22 |  97  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  25   9   5  10 |  63   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_McDonald     DF   1  25   8   8  21 |  97   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
K_Gunter       DF   2  24   7  10  22 |  97   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
D_Promotion    DF   3  24   9   5  41 |  97   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  26   9  32 |  97   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20  12
B_Bannan       MF   1   7  25   4  27 |  97   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
A_Drury        MF   2   6  23   9  19 |  58   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_J_Okocha     AM   1  10  24  15  13 |  58   0   0   3   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  50  11
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  27  22 |  97   0   1   0   0   8   1   0   0   0  20   0  51
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  25  11 |  97   0   0   1   0   3   1   0   0   0  20  30  66
P_Bonner       GK  27   1   3   3  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Okore        DF   3  25   5   6  22 |  34   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  26   8  11 |  39   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  50  20
A_Ribbery      FW   2   6   8  25  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   7   8  24  32 |  39   0   0   1   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  30  11

Player Statistics - Santos 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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A_Marshall     GK  39   4   6   5  11 |  97   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
R_Huth         DF   2  30  11   8  43 |  58   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Leonardo       DF   2  29  10  10  22 |  97   0   5   0   0   3   0   0   0   0 100   0  21
Aldair         DF   2  27   8   4  11 |  97   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Emerson_Jr     MF   3  18  26  11  21 |  97   0   2   5   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  50   2
Draxler        MF   1   8  30   7  31 |  63   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
S_Marsden      MF   1   8  30   8  46 |  97   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
Casemiro       MF   3   7  28   5  11 |  97   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30   3
G_Karagounis   MF   2  10  27   8  33 |  97   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -10
Bar            FW   1   7  10  31  22 |  97   0   0   0   0   7   1   0   0   0   0   0  77
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   8   7  29  20 |  68   0   0   1   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  10  33
Leo            GK  27   2   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Subotic      DF   2  30   8   8  33 |  39   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Bauer          DF   2  27   9   5  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Socrates       MF   1   6  29   8  12 |  34   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -10
Bojan          FW   2   7  10  28  12 |  29   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
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