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Elite FA Cup, Group Game 1

Marseille - FC Porto

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Match 1, Marseille vs. FC Porto (Wed Jun 12)


                            Marseille  |  FC Porto
                              5-4-1 P  |  4-3-3 A
                         Daniel Perry  |  Roberto Ciccotelli
                                       |
                         R_Higuita GK  |  GK Dino_Zoff
                       L_Koscielny DF  |  DF T_Stavos
                           J_Pedro DF  |  DF L_Jones
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF T_Haas
                       B_Hangeland DF  |  DF J_Nasazzi
                        A_Valencia DF  |  MF D_Pereira
                        Y_Sankhare MF  |  MF G_Fofana
                       M_Dickinson MF  |  MF F_Alvares
                           N_Kante MF  |  FW J_Garner
                           P_Viera MF  |  FW A_Langlitz
                        Sheringham FW  |  FW R_Chamgerlain
                                       |
                         S_Mielitz SUB |  SUB B_Trautmann
                        J_Paintsil SUB |  SUB C_Obasi
                         G_Taggert SUB |  SUB S_Bradley
                         I_Perisic SUB |  SUB M_Politano
                         A_Douglas SUB |  SUB R_Neves

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 5  :(msl) M_Dickinson back heels to find B_Hangeland in space
          ...  B_Hangeland swings in the shot!
          ...  But Dino_Zoff parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 8  :(msl) J_Pedro threads the through ball to B_Hangeland
          ...  B_Hangeland tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  Dino_Zoff just watches float over the bar!
Min. 9  :(fcp) F_Alvares beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  F_Alvares rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Stavos drives it into the box!
          ...  R_Higuita easily catches it!
Min. 16 :(msl) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  Sheringham is through!
          ...  Sheringham gets up high for the header !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson hits it into the box!
          ...  S_Byram tries to place the shot!
          ...  Dino_Zoff catches the ball
Min. 18 :(msl) Y_Sankhare turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to S_Byram
          ...  S_Byram belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  But Dino_Zoff reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 21 :(msl) The ball runs loose!
          ...  J_Pedro seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  J_Pedro drives the shot in!
          ...  But Dino_Zoff palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 22 :(fcp) L_Jones holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to J_Garner
          ...  L_Koscielny dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 24 :(msl) Y_Sankhare has it now
          ...  He takes on T_Stavos
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Sheringham!
          ...  T_Haas slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 24 :(fcp) D_Pereira runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner with the chance !
          ...  The net moves!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs towards the fans!
          ...  And slides on his knees!
          ...  That's put FC Porto in front!
          ...  Marseille 0-1 FC Porto ...
Min. 25 :(fcp) L_Jones with a smart pass to A_Langlitz
          ...  A_Langlitz with the drive!
          ...  R_Higuita gathers it comfortably
Min. 26 :(fcp) D_Pereira looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards F_Alvares
          ...  A_Valencia plays the back pass
          ...  R_Higuita can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Stavos swings it in!
          ...  R_Higuita easily catches it!
Min. 28 :(msl) S_Byram slumps to the ground!
          ...  He gets up again though
          ...  He signals to the bench he is ok to continue
Min. 29 :(msl) Y_Sankhare kills the ball dead
          ...  An audacious effort from Y_Sankhare !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 29 :(fcp) D_Pereira picks out R_Chamgerlain with the cross
          ...  A_Valencia wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 30 :(msl) Y_Sankhare with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  J_Pedro gets on the end of the pass
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  J_Nasazzi picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 30 :(msl) N_Kante takes on 3 men
          ...  D_Pereira with the high feet
          ...  M_Atkinson calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Roberto Ciccotelli looks relieved
Min. 31 :(fcp) G_Fofana plays it forward to J_Garner
          ...  Y_Sankhare with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 32 :(msl) M_Dickinson slides the ball across to Sheringham
          ...  T_Stavos is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  Dino_Zoff misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Valencia floats the ball in!
          ...  Dino_Zoff easily catches it!
Min. 34 :(fcp) T_Haas kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  J_Garner gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_Garner fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  R_Higuita makes a fine save
Min. 37 :(msl) A_Valencia plays a first time ball through the defence to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham drives the shot in!
          ...  Dino_Zoff blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 39 :(msl) N_Kante with a 40-yard pass to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham with the punt towards goal!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 40 :(msl) N_Kante off the woodwork.
          ...  B_Hangeland picks up the deflection
          ...  T_Stavos forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson hits it into the box!
          ...  B_Hangeland gets on the end of it
          ...  Dino_Zoff with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Y_Sankhare chips the ball into the area!
          ...  B_Hangeland gets to it!
          ...  But Dino_Zoff makes a fine save
Min. 41 :(fcp) D_Pereira finds A_Langlitz with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  A_Langlitz with his head down lets it go !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  M_Atkinson talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Marseille 0-2 FC Porto ...
Min. 42 :(msl) N_Kante with an in swinging cross to Sheringham
          ...  T_Stavos reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(msl) Y_Sankhare plays a long ball to Sheringham
          ...  G_Fofana brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Marseille 0-2 FC Porto

Min. 46 :(msl) A_Valencia puts in Sheringham
          ...  L_Jones wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 50 :(msl) Sheringham with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past T_Haas
          ...  Sheringham drives it towards goal !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 50 :(msl) P_Viera spits at T_Stavos
          ...  M_Atkinson tries to calm him down
Min. 53 :(fcp) D_Pereira pulls up
          ...  That looks like his knee gave in!
          ...  He won't be able to continue!
Min. 53 :(fcp) M_Politano replaces an unhappy D_Pereira and will play as a MF
Min. 54 :(fcp) J_Garner latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  J_Garner attempts the shot!
          ...  R_Higuita makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 57 :(msl) M_Dickinson pass splits open the defence and finds Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham attempts the shot!
          ...  Dino_Zoff falls over
          ...  But Dino_Zoff is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 60 :(msl) P_Viera crosses in from the wing, he finds A_Valencia in the box
          ...  T_Haas takes the player down!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  M_Atkinson calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 61 :(msl) Y_Sankhare with the heel pass to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham with a terrific drive !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The FC Porto fans laugh at him
Min. 63 :(fcp) M_Politano with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  M_Politano with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Jones curls it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of R_Higuita
Min. 66 :(fcp) A_Langlitz nutmegs J_Pedro, he continues to run forward
          ...  A_Langlitz hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  R_Higuita gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 70 :(msl) I_Perisic is coming on for Y_Sankhare and playing DF
Min. 76 :(msl) A_Valencia looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Koscielny crosses it in!
          ...  Dino_Zoff easily claims the ball!
Min. 76 :(fcp) M_Politano unselfishly lays the ball back to R_Chamgerlain
          ...  M_Dickinson goes in studs first
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  A_Langlitz hits it over the wall
          ...  Brilliant save from R_Higuita
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 78 :(msl) J_Paintsil is ready to come on to replace L_Koscielny
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 78 :(fcp) R_Neves is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Garner is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 78 :(msl) I_Perisic kills the ball dead
          ...  J_Nasazzi with a terrible tackle
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 79 :(msl) G_Taggert is being prepared to come on
          ...  A_Valencia is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 79 :(msl) N_Kante looks for options
          ...  He decides to go it alone
          ...  N_Kante attempts the shot!
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 79 :(fcp) T_Stavos controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  R_Chamgerlain gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Pedro wins the ball
Min. 80 :(msl) M_Dickinson pulls up
          ...  That looks like his knee gave in!
          ...  He won't be able to continue!
          ...  And they have used all three of their substitutions
Min. 84 :(msl) B_Hangeland with an in swinging cross to Sheringham
          ...  The defender fails to control it
          ...  Sheringham picks up the loose ball and runs towards goal
          ...  He is one on one with Dino_Zoff
          ...  He lobs it over Dino_Zoff
          ...  It goes over!!
Min. 86 :(fcp) F_Alvares with a slide rule pass to G_Fofana
          ...  S_Byram reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 87 :(fcp) L_Jones with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from S_Byram
          ...  But J_Pedro clears the ball to safety
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(fcp) J_Nasazzi spits at J_Paintsil
          ...  That's a terrible challenge
          ...  The referee comes over
          ...  And the ref shows him his 2nd yellow card now
          ...  RED CARD!
Min. 91 :(msl) P_Viera controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  J_Paintsil gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  T_Haas makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 92 :(fcp) M_Politano spits at J_Pedro
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  M_Atkinson reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Orange Veladrome
Attendance           : 150,000
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : Y_Sankhare
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Y_Sankhare (31), M_Dickinson (76)
Injured              : M_Dickinson (80)
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : D_Pereira (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Garner (24), A_Langlitz (41)
Sent Off             : J_Nasazzi (89)
Booked               : M_Politano (92)
Injured              : D_Pereira (53)
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Match Statistics
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                            Marseille     |    FC Porto
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       9
Off target           :           9        |       2
On target            :           8        |       7
Possession           :          61        |       39
Corners              :           5        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :           7        |       9
Key Tackles          :           6        |       8
Key Passes           :          18        |       11
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Final Score          : Marseille 0 - 2 FC Porto
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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   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  32  11   7  36 |  80   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  32   8   9  33 |  94   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
S_Byram        DF   3  32   9   6  32 |  94   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  20
B_Hangeland    DF   2  30  11   8  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0 -20 -10  11
A_Valencia     DF   2  26   8   8  22 |  81   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
Y_Sankhare     MF   3   9  33  12  36 |  72   0   0   5   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  48  -1
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  31   7  28 |  82   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
N_Kante        MF   3   7  31   7  13 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Sheringham     FW   2   6   8  30  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   8   0   0   0   0   0   0  26
S_Mielitz      GK  27   3   3   3  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Paintsil     DF   1  29  13   9  31 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Taggert      DF   2  24   7   8  32 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
I_Perisic      DF   1   9  32   6  11 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
A_Douglas      FW   2   4   5  25  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - FC Porto
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Dino_Zoff      GK  33   2   2   3  30 |  94  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  90   0   0   0
T_Stavos       DF   3  28  12   5  10 |  94   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  30  20
L_Jones        DF   3  28   7   8  22 |  94   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
T_Haas         DF   2  25  12   7  11 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
J_Nasazzi      DF   1  25   8   5  41 |  91   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  10 -10 -10
D_Pereira      MF   3  12  29   7  32 |  55   0   0   4   2   0   0   0   0   0  20 100  20
G_Fofana       MF   1  17  28   7  21 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
F_Alvares      MF   1   9  28   8  22 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  29  11 |  80   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  55
A_Langlitz     FW   3   8  11  28  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  65
R_Chamgerlain  FW   2   6  10  27  20 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Trautmann    GK  29   2   1   2  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  29  12   8  39 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  28  13   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Politano     MF   3   5  29   9  41 |  39   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -1
R_Neves        DF   2   5  29   4  33 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
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