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Marseille 1 - 0 Juventus

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 5, Marseille vs. Juventus (Wed Dec 13)


                            Marseille  |  Juventus
                              4-4-2 A  |  5-3-2 D
                             Lee Shaw  |  Gary Hill
                                       |
                         R_Higuita GK  |  GK E_Thorstvedt
                       D_Criscrito DF  |  DF G_Hanley
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF Henrique
                           J_Pedro DF  |  DF N_Burdisso
                        F_Le_Boeuf DF  |  DF T_Gemmell
                           J_Fleck MF  |  DF Hugo
                          A_Marcos MF  |  MF Leroy_Fer
                           N_Kante MF  |  MF J_Fleck
                          C_Ridout MF  |  MF Imbula
                          Z_Zidane FW  |  FW M_Murphy
                      A_Di_Stefano FW  |  FW W_Jose
                                       |
                          H_Lloris SUB |  SUB Z_Stonewall
                          L_Shawry SUB |  SUB Beckenbauer
                         I_Perisic SUB |  SUB A_Cejudo
                       M_Dickinson SUB |  SUB S_Niguez
                     Z_Ibrahimovic SUB |  SUB E_Stranger

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 1  :(msl) A_Di_Stefano takes possession on the edge of the box
          ...  A_Di_Stefano has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt holds his head in his hands!
          ...  That's put Marseille in front!
          ...  Marseille 1-0 Juventus ...
Min. 6  :(msl) F_Le_Boeuf plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 14 :(msl) Z_Zidane beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves O_Bundy
          ...  Z_Zidane with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 14 :(jvt) T_Gemmell makes himself available
          ...  J_Fleck with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 17 :(jvt) T_Gemmell 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 Henrique
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Leroy_Fer plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of R_Higuita
Min. 18 :(msl) J_Pedro knocks the ball past the lunge of N_Burdisso
          ...  A cheeky lob from J_Pedro !
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 19 :(msl) Z_Zidane with the dribble
          ...  G_Hanley is easily beaten
          ...  Z_Zidane hits a crisp volley!
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 20 :(msl) A_Marcos with a probing through ball A_Di_Stefano
          ...  But T_Gemmell barges him off the ball
Min. 25 :(jvt) Leroy_Fer plays in Imbula with a beautiful ball
          ...  Imbula drives the ball low !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 26 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano takes advantage of a mistake by Hugo
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  A_Di_Stefano sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt gets his fingertips to it
Min. 27 :(msl) N_Kante with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with a powerful downward header!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 31 :(msl) A_Marcos watches his team-mates pull the defenders out of position
          ...  He decides to be greedy and run into the space
          ...  He's gone right through!
          ...  T_Gemmell reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 36 :(msl) D_Criscrito sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 37 :(msl) J_Fleck finds A_Di_Stefano with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  A glorious effort by A_Di_Stefano !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 38 :(jvt) Leroy_Fer takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose attempts the shot!
          ...  R_Higuita guesses right
Min. 40 :(jvt) The Juventus manager told his side to change to a E strategy
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(msl) C_Ridout is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A_Di_Stefano has a dig at goal!
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that E_Thorstvedt got a touch
Min. 46 :(jvt) Leroy_Fer with a reverse pass to M_Murphy
          ...  But S_Byram wins the tackle cleanly

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Marseille 1-0 Juventus

Min. 47 :(jvt) W_Jose has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Criscrito!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  S_Byram intercepts the pass
Min. 48 :(msl) D_Criscrito finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  D_Criscrito hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 49 :(jvt) M_Murphy beats D_Criscrito
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  J_Pedro fouls badly
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Gary Hill looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 52 :(msl) A_Marcos takes advantage of a mistake by G_Hanley
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  A_Marcos with the drive!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 53 :(jvt) J_Fleck drives it forward to G_Hanley
          ...  G_Hanley has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 54 :(msl) A_Marcos 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 J_Fleck
          ...  Intercepted by T_Gemmell
Min. 56 :(msl) J_Fleck with the heel pass to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane with the drive!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 57 :(msl) C_Ridout brings it under control
          ...  He takes on T_Gemmell
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Z_Zidane!
          ...  Z_Zidane throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  E_Thorstvedt with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 58 :(msl) A_Marcos changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Fleck
          ...  But Henrique clears the ball to safety
Min. 60 :(msl) N_Kante has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  A_Di_Stefano gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano swings in the shot!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 61 :(jvt) W_Jose jumps over S_Byram's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  J_Pedro with the tackle
          ...  O_Bundy will want to speak to him
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  O_Bundy tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 63 :(jvt) J_Fleck plays it forward to M_Murphy
          ...  S_Byram knocks the ball back to R_Higuita
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past R_Higuita!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Leroy_Fer chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  R_Higuita catches it!
Min. 63 :(msl) C_Ridout looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Byram
          ...  Henrique with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Lee Shaw looks bemused that it wasn't more!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  Z_Zidane bends it in
          ...  E_Thorstvedt gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 64 :(msl) C_Ridout with the cross-field pass to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A_Di_Stefano tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  It's beaten E_Thorstvedt
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 66 :(jvt) E_Stranger comes on for T_Gemmell and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 66 :(jvt) Leroy_Fer is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to W_Jose
          ...  Cleared by S_Byram
Min. 67 :(msl) A_Marcos is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to N_Kante
          ...  N_Kante goes for the top corner !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Marcos floats the ball in!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of E_Thorstvedt
Min. 69 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano runs at N_Burdisso
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with the shot on net !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt gets up well to catch that one
Min. 72 :(msl) C_Ridout gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  Z_Zidane is unmarked
          ...  The cross hits Z_Zidane on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt makes a fine save
Min. 78 :(msl) C_Ridout runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of D_Criscrito
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  N_Burdisso wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kante floats the ball in!
          ...  It comes to Z_Zidane
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 80 :(msl) L_Shawry will replace J_Pedro and play DF
Min. 80 :(jvt) M_Murphy drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  But R_Higuita tips it behind
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 81 :(jvt) There's going to be a change
          ...  S_Niguez will come on for Leroy_Fer and play MF
Min. 81 :(jvt) Beckenbauer replaces an unhappy G_Hanley and will play as a DF
Min. 81 :(msl) N_Kante with a precise pass to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane gets his head to the ball !
          ...  E_Thorstvedt makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 82 :(msl) I_Perisic comes on for N_Kante and takes up a MF role
Min. 84 :(msl) C_Ridout knocks the ball past the lunge of Henrique
          ...  N_Burdisso reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 85 :(msl) Z_Ibrahimovic replaces A_Di_Stefano and will play FW
Min. 85 :(jvt) E_Stranger finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  D_Criscrito with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  He is warned by O_Bundy
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 87 :(msl) J_Fleck looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane bears down on goal!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(msl) I_Perisic knocks it past W_Jose and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  I_Perisic attempts to nutmeg E_Thorstvedt!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  E_Thorstvedt looks relieved there!
Min. 89 :(msl) I_Perisic brings it under control
          ...  He takes on Beckenbauer
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Marcos!
          ...  Hugo wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 89 :(msl) The ball runs loose!
          ...  Z_Zidane seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Hugo with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  I_Perisic hoists it forward
          ...  Z_Zidane gets on the end of it
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Z_Zidane !
          ...  But E_Thorstvedt makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!
Min. 90 :(msl) C_Ridout sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Z_Ibrahimovic
          ...  Z_Ibrahimovic launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Juventus fans taunt him!

*************  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          : A_Di_Stefano (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Di_Stefano (1)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Pedro (61)
Injured              : N/A
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Juventus Match Info
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Best player          : E_Thorstvedt
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Henrique (63)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Marseille     |    Juventus
Attempts on Goal     :          26        |       4
Off target           :          10        |       2
On target            :          16        |       2
Possession           :          67        |       33
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          11        |       5
Key Tackles          :           5        |       7
Key Passes           :          19        |       8
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Final Score          : Marseille 1 - 0 Juventus
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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 |  93   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
D_Criscrito    DF   2  30  11   7  27 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
S_Byram        DF   3  30   8   6  32 |  93   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  29   7   8  33 |  82   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   3
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  28  10   7  22 |  93   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  31   9  28 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
A_Marcos       MF   2   7  29  16  32 |  93   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
N_Kante        MF   3   7  29   7  13 |  84   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
C_Ridout       MF   3   8  28   4  32 |  93   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
Z_Zidane       FW   2   8   8  30  34 |  93   0   0   0   0  11   0   0   0   0  20  20  59
A_Di_Stefano   FW   2   9  11  29  31 |  87   0   0   0   0   8   1   0   0   0   0   0  57
H_Lloris       GK  26   2   3   1  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Shawry       DF   2  32   9   8  15 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  30   6  11 |   9   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30  21
M_Dickinson    MF   2  15  29   7  28 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Z_Ibrahimovic  FW   1   4   4  26  35 |   6   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Juventus
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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E_Thorstvedt   GK  39   2   6   4  13 |  93  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
G_Hanley       DF   2  27  12   7  41 |  83   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Henrique       DF   1  27  11   8  29 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
N_Burdisso     DF   2  27   8   7  31 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Gemmell      DF   2  26   4   9  42 |  68   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
Hugo           DF   2  25  12   9  42 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  26   8  36 |  83   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  25   7  31 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Imbula         MF   1   9  24  16  20 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
M_Murphy       FW   1  13  14  29  26 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
W_Jose         FW   3   8   8  26  10 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Z_Stonewall    GK  28   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Beckenbauer    DF   2  26   8   7  21 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
A_Cejudo       MF   3   9  26   8  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Niguez       MF   2   7  26   5  22 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   7  26  20 |  25   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
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