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Elite League Cup Match 1

Marseille - Newcastle

Elite League Cup Group Match, Marseille vs. Newcastle (Wed May 22)


                            Marseille  |  Newcastle
                            4-3-1-2 A  |  4-4-2 A
                         Daniel Perry  |  Tony Glendinning
                                       |
                         R_Higuita GK  |  GK T_Conner
                       L_Koscielny DF  |  DF B_Benson
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF A_Hanson
                        J_Paintsil DF  |  DF L_Inagzij
                        A_Valencia DF  |  DF K_Fasan
                         I_Perisic MF  |  MF F_Moussa
                           N_Kante MF  |  MF W_Zaha
                           P_Viera MF  |  MF A_Oldridge
                        Y_Sankhare AM  |  MF J_Cruyff
                          Z_Zidane FW  |  FW A_Carroll
                        Sheringham FW  |  FW R_Bentley
                                       |
                         S_Mielitz SUB |  SUB W_Hunt
                           J_Pedro SUB |  SUB M_Salah
                         G_Taggert SUB |  SUB I_Hart
                           J_Chimp SUB |  SUB B_Celina
                         A_Douglas SUB |  SUB J_Maddison

Referee: K_Clark (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(msl) Y_Sankhare runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to J_Paintsil
          ...  K_Fasan brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 7  :(msl) Y_Sankhare takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane tries the shot !
          ...  T_Conner with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 8  :(msl) L_Koscielny plays it forward to Z_Zidane
          ...  K_Fasan pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 11 :(msl) J_Paintsil sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  J_Paintsil attempts to nutmeg T_Conner!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Y_Sankhare curls it into the box!
          ...  It comes to P_Viera
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  T_Conner makes a difficult save
Min. 12 :(msl) S_Byram drives it forward to P_Viera
          ...  P_Viera is clean through!
          ...  The linesman has his flag raised
          ...  But K_Clark waves play on
          ...  He just has to beat T_Conner
          ...  He lobs it over T_Conner
          ...  Its hit the bar and over!!
Min. 13 :(msl) L_Koscielny with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  J_Paintsil gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by J_Paintsil !
          ...  But T_Conner punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 18 :(nwt) W_Zaha beats his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  W_Zaha with the drive!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Right into the top corner!
          ...  Newcastle go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Marseille 0-1 Newcastle ...
Min. 22 :(nwt) R_Bentley controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  B_Benson gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  P_Viera reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 24 :(msl) P_Viera holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Sheringham
          ...  But B_Benson reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 25 :(msl) Z_Zidane loses his marker
          ...  Z_Zidane hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  T_Conner saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 25 :(nwt) W_Zaha hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  F_Moussa collects the loose ball!
          ...  L_Koscielny wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 26 :(msl) Z_Zidane nutmegs the defender, he continues to run forward
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by Z_Zidane !
          ...  But T_Conner punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 27 :(msl) N_Kante with the nod to Sheringham
          ...  K_Fasan beats him to the ball
Min. 28 :(msl) I_Perisic floats the ball in to find Y_Sankhare
          ...  A_Hanson with the block
Min. 30 :(msl) A_Valencia takes advantage of a mistake by K_Fasan
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  B_Benson slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by P_Viera
          ...  The ball finds its way to Sheringham
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a great finish
          ...  Equaliser, the crowd goes wild!
          ...  Marseille 1-1 Newcastle ...
Min. 32 :(msl) S_Byram beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds Sheringham
          ...  A great volley from Sheringham !
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 32 :(nwt) J_Cruyff jumps over A_Valencia's challenge
          ...  J_Cruyff tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  R_Higuita makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 42 :(nwt) A_Carroll brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  Z_Zidane rushes in with a clumsy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(msl) Sheringham runs forward
          ...  He nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  L_Inagzij slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 45 :(msl) P_Viera with a pinpoint pass to Y_Sankhare
          ...  Y_Sankhare drives it towards goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Viera swings it in!
          ...  Sheringham gets something on it!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Marseille 1-1 Newcastle

Min. 46 :(msl) N_Kante is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to A_Valencia
          ...  A_Valencia with a powerful header !
          ...  T_Conner with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 46 :(nwt) R_Bentley with a flashy move
          ...  A_Valencia reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 47 :(msl) P_Viera has it now
          ...  He takes on B_Benson
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Y_Sankhare!
          ...  A glorious effort by Y_Sankhare !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 49 :(nwt) W_Zaha drives it forward to J_Cruyff
          ...  A cracking drive from J_Cruyff !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 52 :(msl) P_Viera races into the box
          ...  He sees Z_Zidane lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  Z_Zidane pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by S_Byram!
          ...  T_Conner easily claims the ball!
Min. 54 :(msl) I_Perisic finds his way through
          ...  He bears down on goal
          ...  I_Perisic tries to chip the ball over T_Conner!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 55 :(msl) Y_Sankhare plays in I_Perisic with a beautiful ball
          ...  I_Perisic with the strike !
          ...  T_Conner heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 56 :(msl) S_Byram beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  S_Byram hits a crisp volley!
          ...  The shot slips through T_Conner's hands
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake
          ...  Tony Glendinning looks gutted
          ...  Marseille go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Marseille 2-1 Newcastle ...
Min. 56 :(nwt) R_Bentley takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Cruyff
          ...  J_Cruyff pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  R_Higuita claws it off the line
          ...  K_Clark consults his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  But it's been disallowed.
          ...  The referee spotted something
Min. 60 :(msl) P_Viera brings it under control
          ...  He takes on B_Benson
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Sheringham!
          ...  Sheringham with the shot on net !
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  T_Conner never had a chance!
Min. 62 :(nwt) J_Cruyff with a precise pass to A_Carroll
          ...  But L_Koscielny wins the ball
Min. 63 :(msl) P_Viera plays a first time ball through the defence to L_Koscielny
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by A_Carroll
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Valencia chips the ball into the area!
          ...  T_Conner easily claims the ball!
Min. 65 :(nwt) B_Celina takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace F_Moussa
          ...  He'll play as a MF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 65 :(nwt) W_Zaha is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to K_Fasan
          ...  P_Viera with an ugly foul
          ...  K_Clark will want to speak to him
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 67 :(nwt) W_Zaha feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  A_Hanson runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  P_Viera with an ugly foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  K_Clark calls him over
          ...  K_Clark tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 67 :(nwt) B_Celina back heels to find R_Bentley in space
          ...  Y_Sankhare reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 69 :(nwt) R_Bentley knocks the ball past J_Paintsil
          ...  R_Bentley drives the shot in!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 70 :(nwt) M_Salah replaces an unhappy A_Hanson and will play as a DF
Min. 71 :(nwt) A_Carroll turns nicely onto the ball
          ...  L_Koscielny with a bad challenge
          ...  K_Clark will want to speak to him
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  M_Salah hits it over the wall
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Cruyff chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of R_Higuita
Min. 73 :(msl) Z_Zidane with a Cruyff turn
          ...  Z_Zidane with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 75 :(msl) J_Chimp replaces an unhappy Y_Sankhare and will play as a MF
Min. 75 :(msl) S_Byram dribbles it into the box
          ...  A_Oldridge takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 77 :(msl) A_Douglas will come on for Z_Zidane and play FW
Min. 80 :(nwt) J_Maddison replaces an unhappy A_Carroll and will play as a FW
Min. 81 :(nwt) A_Oldridge with a smart pass to M_Salah
          ...  M_Salah shoots towards goal !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Marseille fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 82 :(msl) J_Pedro takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace A_Valencia
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 83 :(msl) J_Chimp drives it across the face of the goal A_Douglas
          ...  M_Salah intercepts the pass
Min. 85 :(msl) S_Byram with the heel pass to N_Kante
          ...  Driven towards goal by N_Kante !
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 86 :(msl) P_Viera gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 86 :(nwt) J_Cruyff gets to the by line and finds R_Bentley with a beautiful cross
          ...  A_Douglas with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(msl) N_Kante takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Douglas
          ...  A_Douglas cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  T_Conner guesses right
Min. 91 :(nwt) J_Cruyff with a flashy move
          ...  J_Cruyff gets his head to the ball !
          ...  R_Higuita makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Orange Veladrome
Attendance           : 149,265
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : P_Viera (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Sheringham (30), S_Byram (56)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Z_Zidane (42), P_Viera (67), L_Koscielny (71), A_Douglas (86)
Injured              : N/A
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Newcastle Match Info
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Best player          : W_Zaha
Scorers              : W_Zaha (18)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Marseille     |   Newcastle
Attempts on Goal     :          22        |       8
Off target           :          12        |       4
On target            :          10        |       4
Possession           :          62        |       38
Corners              :           5        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           4        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       8
Key Tackles          :           5        |       10
Key Passes           :          20        |       10
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Final Score          : Marseille 2 - 1 Newcastle
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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   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  32  11   7  36 |  93   0   2   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  18  -2
S_Byram        DF   3  32   9   6  32 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  30  35
J_Paintsil     DF   1  29  13   9  31 |  93   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
A_Valencia     DF   2  26   8   8  22 |  84   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  32   6  11 |  93   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
N_Kante        MF   3   7  31   7  13 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |  93   0   1   7   1   2   0   1   0   0  38 108  29
Y_Sankhare     AM   3   9  33  12  36 |  77   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  30   2
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  32  34 |  79   0   0   0   0   5   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  30
Sheringham     FW   2   6   8  30  21 |  93   0   0   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  39
S_Mielitz      GK  27   3   3   3  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  31   8   9  33 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Taggert      DF   2  24   7   8  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Chimp        MF   3   7  26   5  12 |  16   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Douglas      FW   2   4   5  25  11 |  14   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  18  18  28

Player Statistics - Newcastle
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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T_Conner       GK  33   3   3   2  32 |  93  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
B_Benson       DF   1  29   8   7  12 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Hanson       DF   2  28   9  10  22 |  72   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Inagzij      DF   1  27  11   6  11 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
K_Fasan        DF   3  25  10   6  13 |  93   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
F_Moussa       MF   1   5  26  18  23 |  67   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_Zaha         MF   2   7  25  18  12 |  93   0   0   4   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  40  35
A_Oldridge     MF   1   8  24  18  17 |  93   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
J_Cruyff       MF   2  10  24  17  21 |  93   0   0   2   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  20  31
A_Carroll      FW   2   8   7  28  38 |  82   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
R_Bentley      FW   3   8   8  26  21 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
W_Hunt         GK  29   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Salah        DF   2  27   8   8  22 |  21   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   2
I_Hart         DF   3  26   7   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Celina       MF   2   6  23  17  28 |  26   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
J_Maddison     FW   2   7   8  25  30 |  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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