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Elite League, Week 9

Marseille 2 - 0 Barcelona

Elite League Match, Marseille vs. Barcelona (Sun Dec 03)


                            Marseille  |  Barcelona
                              4-4-2 A  |  5-3-2 A
                             Lee Shaw  |  Bryngar Myre
                                       |
                         R_Higuita GK  |  GK Romero
                          L_Shawry DF  |  DF B_Myre
                       L_Koscielny DF  |  DF G_Bale
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF G_Wilkinson
                           J_Pedro DF  |  DF J_Myre
                        Y_Sankhare MF  |  DF J_Miranda
                           J_Fleck MF  |  MF R_Kopa
                         I_Perisic MF  |  MF B_Spencer
                       M_Dickinson MF  |  MF Xavi
                          Z_Zidane FW  |  FW H_Son
                      A_Di_Stefano FW  |  FW Odegaard
                                       |
                          H_Lloris SUB |  SUB Pepe_Reina
                        F_Le_Boeuf SUB |  SUB Ciaran_Clark
                          A_Marcos SUB |  SUB L_Gasparotto
                           N_Kante SUB |  SUB Adnan_Januzaj
                     Z_Ibrahimovic SUB |  SUB M_Hunt

Referee: J_Hunye (Hungary)


Min. 5  :(msl) L_Shawry beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with the punt towards goal!
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Perisic chips the ball into the area!
          ...  G_Wilkinson clears the danger
Min. 10 :(msl) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano is through!
          ...  B_Spencer knobbles the attacking player.
          ...  J_Hunye blows up for a foul
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 11 :(msl) L_Shawry takes possession
          ...  He looks up
          ...  He's in acres of space
          ...  J_Myre rushes in with a crazy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  J_Hunye calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 14 :(msl) I_Perisic with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past G_Wilkinson
          ...  He knocks it to A_Di_Stefano!
          ...  A great volley from A_Di_Stefano !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A quality strike
          ...  That's given Marseille the advantage!
          ...  Marseille 1-0 Barcelona ...
Min. 14 :(msl) The Marseille manager told his side to change to a D strategy
Min. 14 :(brc) Xavi takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Xavi !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 16 :(brc) Xavi holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to G_Wilkinson
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Y_Sankhare hits it out for a throw
Min. 20 :(brc) Barcelona are switching their playing style to C
Min. 20 :(msl) J_Fleck looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Odegaard with an awful challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he was unlucky there, deserve a booking only!
Min. 21 :(brc) B_Spencer turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Son
          ...  L_Shawry wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 25 :(msl) I_Perisic controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  J_Fleck gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Fleck sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  Romero makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 30 :(msl) Y_Sankhare finds S_Byram with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  G_Wilkinson takes possession
Min. 31 :(msl) Y_Sankhare crosses to J_Fleck
          ...  J_Miranda takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 33 :(msl) Z_Zidane latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  But B_Myre clears the danger
Min. 34 :(msl) J_Fleck cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Y_Sankhare
          ...  Y_Sankhare tries to beat Romero from outside the area!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  J_Hunye talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
          ...  The Marseille fans celebrate though!
          ...  Marseille 2-0 Barcelona ...
Min. 41 :(msl) Z_Zidane takes possession on the edge of the box
          ...  J_Myre takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Marseille 2-0 Barcelona

Min. 46 :(brc) Xavi runs at J_Pedro
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  J_Pedro with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  J_Hunye tries to calm him down
Min. 50 :(brc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Barcelona will now be playing P
Min. 50 :(brc) H_Son breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on R_Higuita!
          ...  L_Koscielny brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he was unlucky there, deserve a booking only!
Min. 53 :(brc) R_Kopa beats his man
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He received a good talking to from J_Hunye
Min. 55 :(brc) B_Spencer pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  H_Son is clean through!
          ...  The ball hits L_Shawry in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 59 :(msl) M_Dickinson sidesteps J_Miranda
          ...  J_Miranda recovers to win the ball back
Min. 59 :(brc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Xavi is through!
          ...  L_Shawry fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 61 :(brc) B_Spencer plays the early ball across the box to find H_Son in space
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  L_Shawry hits it out for a throw
Min. 62 :(msl) The ball runs loose!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  B_Spencer wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 62 :(brc) B_Spencer with a flicked pass to H_Son
          ...  Y_Sankhare brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But J_Hunye waves play on!!!
Min. 65 :(brc) Barcelona's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 69 :(msl) Y_Sankhare is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  But G_Bale wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but J_Hunye has none of it.
Min. 70 :(brc) M_Hunt is being prepared to come on
          ...  G_Bale is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 70 :(brc) Ciaran_Clark will replace J_Myre and play DF
Min. 70 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj replaces B_Spencer to play as a MF
Min. 72 :(msl) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Z_Zidane is through!
          ...  Z_Zidane goes for goal !
          ...  But Romero punches it away
Min. 76 :(msl) Z_Zidane sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  Z_Zidane flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  Romero gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!
Min. 80 :(msl) F_Le_Boeuf will replace the useless S_Byram and will play DF
Min. 80 :(brc) Xavi with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  M_Hunt gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  But L_Shawry wins the ball
Min. 81 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano skips the challenge from B_Myre
          ...  B_Myre does well to get the tackle in
Min. 82 :(msl) A_Marcos is being brought on
          ...  J_Fleck is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 82 :(msl) M_Dickinson 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!
          ...  Z_Zidane receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  Z_Zidane runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  Romero parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 84 :(msl) Y_Sankhare skips the challenge from B_Myre
          ...  Y_Sankhare with a thundering shot!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  Romero palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Shawry crosses it in!
          ...  Romero easily catches it!
Min. 85 :(msl) Z_Ibrahimovic replaces A_Di_Stefano and will play FW
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(msl) M_Dickinson hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic latches onto it!
          ...  Intercepted by Ciaran_Clark
Min. 92 :(brc) Adnan_Januzaj with a pinpoint pass to G_Wilkinson
          ...  G_Wilkinson hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stade Veladrome
Attendance           : 150,000
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : Y_Sankhare (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Di_Stefano (14), Y_Sankhare (34)
Sent Off             : L_Koscielny (50)
Booked               : L_Shawry (59)
Injured              : N/A
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Barcelona Match Info
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Best player          : B_Spencer
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : Odegaard (20)
Booked               : B_Spencer (10), J_Myre (11)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Marseille    |    Barcelona
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       2
Off target           :           3        |       2
On target            :           5        |       0
Possession           :          53        |       47
Corners              :           2        |       0
Red Cards            :           1        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          11        |       11
Key Tackles          :           6        |       9
Key Passes           :          10        |       7
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Final Score          : Marseille 2 - 0 Barcelona
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Player Statistics - Marseille
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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R_Higuita      GK  39   2   2   2  34 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
L_Shawry       DF   2  32   8   8  15 |  94   0   4   1   0   0   0   1   0   0 118   8  -2
L_Koscielny    DF   2  30  11   7  36 |  51   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
S_Byram        DF   3  30   8   6  32 |  81   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  29   7   8  33 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Sankhare     MF   3   8  31  12  36 |  94   0   2   3   0   2   1   0   0   0  60  50  55
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  31   9  28 |  83   0   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35   5
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  30   6  11 |  94   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0
M_Dickinson    MF   2  15  29   7  28 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Z_Zidane       FW   2   8   8  30  34 |  94   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
A_Di_Stefano   FW   2   9  11  29  31 |  86   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  20  51
H_Lloris       GK  26   2   3   1  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  28  10   7  22 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Marcos       MF   2   7  29  16  32 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Kante        MF   3   7  29   7  13 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Z_Ibrahimovic  FW   1   4   4  26  35 |   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Barcelona
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Romero         GK  39   2   5   1  22 |  94   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Myre         DF   1  33  14   6  30 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
G_Bale         DF   2  31  11   7  42 |  71   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
G_Wilkinson    DF   1  30  10   7  31 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
J_Myre         DF   2  29   9   7  39 |  71   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
J_Miranda      DF   2  27  11   7  21 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
R_Kopa         MF   2  14  31   8  23 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Spencer      MF   1  12  29  12  31 |  71   0   1   4   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  38  -2
Xavi           MF   1   5  29   9  31 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
H_Son          FW   2   8  10  27  20 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Odegaard       FW   2   4   5  27  31 |  20   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
Pepe_Reina     GK  27   2   1   1  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ciaran_Clark   DF   2  29   8   8  24 |  23   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Gasparotto   DF   3  24   8   7  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Adnan_Januzaj  MF   3  11  27  10  23 |  23   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Hunt         FW   2   9   8  35  33 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
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