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Elite League Cup 2nd Round

Marseille 2 - 1 Manchester City

Elite League Cup 2 Round Match, Marseille vs. Manchester City (Wed Feb 13)


                            Marseille  |  Manchester City
                              4-4-2 A  |  5-4-1 C
                             Lee Shaw  |  Tony McCleary
                                       |
                         R_Higuita GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                          L_Shawry DF  |  DF C_Fuchs
                       L_Koscielny DF  |  DF M_A_Nastasic
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF W_Reid
                        F_Le_Boeuf DF  |  DF M_Rojo
                        Y_Sankhare MF  |  DF La_Huntellio
                         I_Perisic MF  |  MF L_Diame
                       M_Dickinson MF  |  MF M_Scholl
                           P_Viera MF  |  MF Eduardo
                          Z_Zidane FW  |  MF Caoimhin_Og
                      A_Di_Stefano FW  |  FW G_Botti
                                       |
                           S_Given SUB |  SUB J_A_Hart
                          M_Amoros SUB |  SUB D_Boyata
                          C_Ridout SUB |  SUB S_Nakamoto
                       J_Livermore SUB |  SUB J_Cooper
                            M_Truk SUB |  SUB JobLot

Referee: J_Eriksson (Sweden)


Min. 2  :(mnc) G_Botti is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  G_Botti hits the ball first time!
          ...  R_Higuita gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 3  :(msl) L_Koscielny moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to Z_Zidane
          ...  Good sliding challenge from C_Fuchs and it had to be
Min. 6  :(msl) Z_Zidane beats Caoimhin_Og
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  But M_A_Nastasic wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by I_Perisic!
          ...  L_Koscielny gets something on it!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 6  :(mnc) L_Diame leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Caoimhin_Og
          ...  Caoimhin_Og hits the ball first time!
          ...  R_Higuita with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 6  :(msl) A_Di_Stefano plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  W_Reid with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He is warned by J_Eriksson
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 7  :(mnc) L_Diame knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  L_Diame hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  Looks like it should be R_Higuita's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  R_Higuita looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo lofts the ball in!
          ...  R_Higuita catches it!
Min. 9  :(msl) M_Dickinson with an inch perfect pass to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  But C_Fuchs with the fine tackle
Min. 10 :(msl) Y_Sankhare controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs L_Diame
          ...  He puts in M_Dickinson!
          ...  M_Rojo goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 11 :(mnc) Eduardo runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to G_Botti
          ...  S_Byram tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo crosses it in!
          ...  R_Higuita makes the catch!
Min. 13 :(msl) M_Dickinson has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  A_Di_Stefano collects the loose ball!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano looks to see where N_Winneke is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Manchester City fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 15 :(msl) I_Perisic with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  A_Di_Stefano gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A_Di_Stefano drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with N_Winneke
          ...  He slips it underneath N_Winneke
          ...  He hits it towards goal!
          ...  wide!!
Min. 20 :(mnc) Eduardo with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  W_Reid gets on the end of the pass
          ...  L_Shawry beats him to the ball
Min. 20 :(msl) Z_Zidane is too quick for the defence
          ...  M_Scholl with a reckless challenge
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  J_Eriksson reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 21 :(msl) M_Dickinson skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  G_Botti slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 22 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano lobs it over M_Rojo
          ...  C_Fuchs takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 26 :(mnc) L_Diame wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Botti
          ...  M_Dickinson with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 28 :(mnc) L_Diame with a precise pass to M_Rojo
          ...  L_Koscielny hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo lofts the ball in!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of R_Higuita
Min. 33 :(mnc) L_Diame with the header on
          ...  He finds M_Scholl in space
          ...  M_Scholl with the side footed shot!
          ...  But R_Higuita punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 35 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano sidesteps his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  A_Di_Stefano attempts a lob!
          ...  N_Winneke is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Superb finish!!
          ...  Marseille have snatched the lead!
          ...  Marseille 1-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 35 :(msl) Marseille changed their strategy to play D
Min. 35 :(mnc) C_Fuchs takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into W_Reid
          ...  W_Reid with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  R_Higuita fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 36 :(mnc) C_Fuchs looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to G_Botti
          ...  A left-footer by G_Botti !
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 36 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano skips the challenge from M_Rojo
          ...  M_A_Nastasic bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  J_Eriksson called him over for a strong verbal warning
Min. 40 :(msl) Z_Zidane controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs La_Huntellio
          ...  He puts in P_Viera!
          ...  M_A_Nastasic slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 42 :(msl) M_Dickinson hoists the ball across to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  M_A_Nastasic slices it
          ...  N_Winneke moves quickly!!
          ...  He can't get there!
          ...  It inches just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson crosses it in!
          ...  M_A_Nastasic 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. 46 :(msl) P_Viera drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Z_Zidane
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Eduardo
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Marseille 1-0 Manchester City

Min. 49 :(msl) M_Dickinson runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to A_Di_Stefano
          ...  A_Di_Stefano with the shot !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 49 :(mnc) Eduardo holds the ball up
          ...  He sees La_Huntellio in space!
          ...  Good sliding challenge from F_Le_Boeuf and it had to be
Min. 53 :(msl) I_Perisic hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Z_Zidane collects the loose ball!
          ...  M_A_Nastasic with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  J_Eriksson calls him over
          ...  J_Eriksson tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 54 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  M_Scholl latches onto it!
          ...  L_Shawry pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 55 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves J_Eriksson
          ...  Caoimhin_Og throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  R_Higuita dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had R_Higuita beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Diame crosses it in!
          ...  It comes to Caoimhin_Og
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  R_Higuita tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  La_Huntellio floats the ball in!
          ...  R_Higuita makes the catch!
Min. 57 :(mnc) C_Fuchs sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But L_Shawry wins the tackle
Min. 59 :(msl) M_Dickinson sprints forward with the ball
          ...  M_Dickinson with a powerful header !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  N_Winneke plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 69 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of M_Scholl
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  L_Shawry goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 71 :(msl) A_Di_Stefano flicks it past W_Reid
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  But Eduardo barges him off the ball
Min. 72 :(mnc) G_Botti gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  I_Perisic with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  J_Eriksson gave him a strong warning
          ...  What's J_Eriksson going to give?
          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  It looked like a penalty from here!!
          ...  G_Botti places the ball on the spot!
          ...  He sends R_Higuita the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  All square, that should make things interesting!
          ...  Marseille 1-1 Manchester City...
Min. 75 :(msl) M_Amoros will replace the useless L_Koscielny and will play DF
Min. 75 :(mnc) There's going to be a change
          ...  JobLot will come on for G_Botti and play FW
Min. 78 :(msl) C_Ridout is coming on and Y_Sankhare is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 78 :(mnc) There's going to be a change
          ...  D_Boyata will come on for W_Reid and play DF
Min. 78 :(mnc) Up goes the substitution board - S_Nakamoto on for L_Diame as a MF
Min. 82 :(msl) Up goes the substitution board - M_Truk on for A_Di_Stefano as a FW
Min. 85 :(mnc) C_Fuchs plays the back pass
          ...  N_Winneke can't get to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake to make!!
          ...  Look at the fury on the managers face!!
          ...  Marseille 2-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 86 :(mnc) Manchester City changed their strategy to play A
Min. 87 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to JobLot
          ...  F_Le_Boeuf plays the back pass
          ...  R_Higuita can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo lofts the ball in!
          ...  M_Amoros reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(msl) M_Dickinson drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to L_Shawry
          ...  C_Fuchs wins the ball with ease
          ...  J_Eriksson saw something no-one else did
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  S_Byram knocks it forward
          ...  M_Truk gets on the end of it
          ...  M_Truk tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  N_Winneke tips it wide !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by F_Le_Boeuf!
          ...  N_Winneke comes out and claims it!
Min. 91 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto takes advantage of a mistake by L_Shawry
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  S_Byram slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!

*************  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          : M_Dickinson (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Di_Stefano (35), C_Fuchs (85 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : G_Botti
Scorers              : G_Botti (72 pen)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Scholl (20), M_A_Nastasic (53), C_Fuchs (88)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Marseille    | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :           7        |       9
Off target           :           4        |       3
On target            :           3        |       6
Possession           :          49        |       51
Corners              :           3        |       6
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       12
Key Tackles          :          10        |       10
Key Passes           :          12        |       12
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Final Score          : Marseille 2 - 1 Manchester City
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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 |  95   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
L_Shawry       DF   2  34   9   8  15 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  32  11   7  36 |  78   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
S_Byram        DF   3  32   9   6  32 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  30  10   7  22 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
Y_Sankhare     MF   3   9  33  12  36 |  81   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  32   6  11 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  30   7  28 |  95   0   1   6   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  60  10
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  32  34 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
A_Di_Stefano   FW   2   9  11  30  31 |  85   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  38
S_Given        GK  31   2   1   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Amoros       DF   2  28   9   8  42 |  17   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Ridout       MF   3   8  28   4  32 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Livermore    MF   1  11  23   8  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Truk         FW   1   7   8  23  22 |  10   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

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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N_Winneke      GK  32   2   2   3  20 |  95   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  28   8   9  32 |  95   0   3   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
M_A_Nastasic   DF   1  28   2   2  45 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  78  -2  -2
W_Reid         DF   2  27   7   9  41 |  81   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -10
M_Rojo         DF   1  27   6   8  20 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
La_Huntellio   DF   2  26   7   9  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Diame        MF   1  10  31   5  32 |  81   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
M_Scholl       MF   2  10  30  10  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   8
Eduardo        MF   2   7  29   8  21 |  95   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  29   8  32 |  95   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  21
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  30  32 |  78   0   1   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20   0  46
J_A_Hart       GK  21   3   3   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Boyata       DF   2  24   6  11  22 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  26  16  32 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cooper       MF   3  10  24   9  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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