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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round

Marseille - Rangers FC

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round, Marseille vs. Rangers FC (Wed Aug 07)


                            Marseille  |  Rangers FC
                            4-3-1-2 A  |  4-4-2 P
                         Daniel Perry  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                         R_Higuita GK  |  GK M_Ter_Stegen
                       L_Koscielny DF  |  DF R_Giovinco
                           S_Byram DF  |  DF G_Grant
                           J_Pedro DF  |  DF K_Rekik
                        A_Valencia DF  |  DF Doria
                         I_Perisic MF  |  MF L_Thomas
                       M_Dickinson MF  |  MF B_Hemoth
                           N_Kante MF  |  MF M_Scholl
                        Y_Sankhare AM  |  MF R_Jack
                          Z_Zidane FW  |  FW Messi
                        Sheringham FW  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                                       |
                           S_Given SUB |  SUB P_Lattuada
                       B_Hangeland SUB |  SUB D_McGrain
                        J_Paintsil SUB |  SUB L_Olsen
                           P_Viera SUB |  SUB S_Byrne
                         A_Douglas SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(msl) Sheringham controls it with ease
          ...  Doria beats him to the ball
Min. 2  :(msl) N_Kante with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane flings a shot at goal !
          ...  Looks like it should be M_Ter_Stegen's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Kante plays it towards the near post!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by R_Giovinco
Min. 4  :(msl) M_Dickinson is through on goal
          ...  M_Dickinson attempts a low drive!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Y_Sankhare plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It comes to Sheringham
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had M_Ter_Stegen beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson floats the ball in!
          ...  R_Giovinco gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 5  :(rfc) R_Acquafresca spits at M_Dickinson
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  W_Collum calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 7  :(msl) J_Pedro finds himself in a good position
          ...  Doria beats him to the ball
Min. 7  :(rfc) L_Thomas moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Grant
          ...  G_Grant with the overhead !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 8  :(msl) N_Kante is injured. He's been stretchered off
Min. 8  :(msl) P_Viera takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace N_Kante
          ...  He'll play as a MF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 11 :(rfc) L_Thomas takes advantage of a mistake by S_Byram
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  A wicked drive by L_Thomas !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 13 :(rfc) R_Giovinco with a measured ball to R_Acquafresca
          ...  A_Valencia reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 15 :(msl) I_Perisic plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Sheringham keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Sheringham hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen tips it over !!
          ...  Great goalkeeping there!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Perisic hits it into the box!
          ...  Messi gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 15 :(rfc) R_Jack hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  Messi latches onto it!
          ...  Messi hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled into the top corner!
          ...  He runs off to the Rangers FC fans to celebrate!
          ...  Rangers FC have snatched the lead!
          ...  Marseille 0-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 16 :(rfc) Rangers FC's manager orders his side to play D
Min. 16 :(msl) Y_Sankhare jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  Y_Sankhare hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen dives towards his top let hand corner
          ...  He's pushed that one just around the goal
          ...  Super Stop !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by L_Koscielny!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen makes the catch!
Min. 20 :(rfc) L_Thomas plays a first time ball through the defence to R_Acquafresca
          ...  But J_Pedro wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 24 :(msl) Y_Sankhare with a measured pass to M_Dickinson
          ...  M_Dickinson with a thundering shot!
          ...  Looks like it should be M_Ter_Stegen's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Valencia plays it into the danger area!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 27 :(msl) Y_Sankhare changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen tips it over
          ...  W_Collum has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 29 :(msl) Z_Zidane is through on goal
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by R_Giovinco
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by A_Valencia!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen catches it!
Min. 31 :(msl) S_Byram hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Z_Zidane latches onto it!
          ...  R_Giovinco slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson lofts the ball in!
          ...  Z_Zidane gets to it!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Superb finish!!
          ...  Marseille are back on level terms now!
          ...  Marseille 1-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 31 :(rfc) Rangers FC altered their play to a A strategy
Min. 31 :(rfc) Doria with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from S_Byram
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from J_Pedro
Min. 32 :(msl) S_Byram gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  S_Byram leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 35 :(rfc) R_Jack with the header on
          ...  He finds M_Scholl in space
          ...  A glorious effort by M_Scholl !
          ...  But R_Higuita makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 35 :(msl) P_Viera is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to Z_Zidane
          ...  B_Hemoth pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  W_Collum has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by W_Collum!
          ...  W_Collum gave him a strong warning
Min. 36 :(msl) J_Pedro with a measured pass to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham with the attempt at goal!
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 36 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Messi
          ...  A delicate chip from Messi !
          ...  Brilliant save from R_Higuita
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 37 :(msl) P_Viera is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Sheringham
          ...  R_Acquafresca is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
          ...  He knew he had to be careful after the first one, and this time he had to walk!
Min. 38 :(msl) Z_Zidane beats K_Rekik
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Z_Zidane tries to beat M_Ter_Stegen!
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen is equal to it
Min. 39 :(rfc) B_Hemoth stops the ball and looks around for movement
          ...  A team mate overlaps him now
          ...  He uses his team mates run as a decoy and heads towards the goal!
          ...  From long range B_Hemoth bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  R_Higuita with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 42 :(rfc) Messi 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!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  Messi tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  R_Higuita makes himself big and wins the ball
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 48 :(msl) Y_Sankhare looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Sheringham
          ...  Sheringham fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen stops that one easily

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Marseille 1-1 Rangers FC

Min. 47 :(msl) M_Dickinson brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Z_Zidane gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Z_Zidane with a blistering shot !
          ...  What agility from M_Ter_Stegen
Min. 52 :(rfc) B_Hemoth hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  Messi latches onto it!
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  S_Byram hits it out for a throw
Min. 53 :(rfc) R_Jack with the dribble
          ...  J_Pedro is easily beaten
          ...  R_Jack with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  R_Higuita parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And R_Higuita recovers to save!!
Min. 58 :(rfc) R_Jack nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  R_Jack rifles it at the goal !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 58 :(msl) Z_Zidane beats R_Giovinco
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves W_Collum
          ...  L_Thomas with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 62 :(msl) M_Dickinson controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  P_Viera gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  P_Viera leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen fists it away
Min. 64 :(msl) M_Dickinson with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  L_Koscielny gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A powerful shot by L_Koscielny !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 64 :(rfc) G_Grant has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past A_Valencia
          ...  He puts in Messi!
          ...  A vicious shot by Messi !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 67 :(msl) S_Byram plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Z_Zidane decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  Z_Zidane unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen gathers it comfortably
Min. 67 :(rfc) M_Scholl with an incisive pass to B_Hemoth
          ...  J_Pedro wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 68 :(msl) M_Dickinson has it now
          ...  He takes on G_Grant
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Z_Zidane!
          ...  Z_Zidane keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen tips it over
          ...  W_Collum has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 69 :(msl) P_Viera finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  P_Viera has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had M_Ter_Stegen beaten!
Min. 70 :(msl) B_Hangeland takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace L_Koscielny as DF
Min. 71 :(rfc) L_Thomas brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Messi gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A_Valencia slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Scholl drives it into the box!
          ...  L_Thomas loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  R_Higuita falls over
          ...  He recovers to tip it onto the post!
          ...  But it hits his back!
          ...  And goes wide!!
          ...  R_Higuita looks relieved!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Thomas swings it in!
          ...  Messi tries to place the shot!
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 72 :(msl) Z_Zidane with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  Z_Zidane tries to beat M_Ter_Stegen from outside the area!
          ...  M_Ter_Stegen makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 74 :(rfc) Messi nutmegs the defender
          ...  Messi chases it through, he must score !
          ...  Saved by R_Higuita
Min. 75 :(rfc) S_Byrne replaces an unhappy L_Thomas and will play as a MF
Min. 76 :(msl) P_Viera sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  Sheringham runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Sheringham aims for the top right corner !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 77 :(msl) A_Douglas is being prepared to come on
          ...  Sheringham is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 77 :(rfc) H_Rodellega is being brought on
          ...  Messi is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 77 :(rfc) Doria runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Doria launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  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!
Min. 78 :(rfc) D_McGrain takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace R_Giovinco as DF
Min. 78 :(msl) Y_Sankhare 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!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  Y_Sankhare has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  But M_Ter_Stegen makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 80 :(msl) P_Viera is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Was that a smile we saw on his manager's face?
          ...  That must have sealed it!!
          ...  Marseille 2-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 81 :(rfc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Rangers FC will now be playing L
Min. 87 :(rfc) B_Hemoth brings it under control
          ...  He takes on S_Byram
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in H_Rodellega!
          ...  S_Byram moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(msl) I_Perisic looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Y_Sankhare
          ...  Y_Sankhare from 20 yards !
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 91 :(msl) Y_Sankhare kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  A_Douglas gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A_Douglas drives the ball low !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!

*************  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          : Z_Zidane (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Z_Zidane (31,80)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N_Kante (8)
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : Messi
Scorers              : Messi (15)
Sent Off             : R_Acquafresca (37)
Booked               : L_Thomas (58)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Marseille     |   Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          24        |       14
Off target           :           9        |       6
On target            :          15        |       8
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           8        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       10
Key Tackles          :           7        |       4
Key Passes           :          18        |       11
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Final Score          : Marseille 2 - 1 Rangers FC
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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   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  33  11   7  36 |  74   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  30
S_Byram        DF   3  33   9   7  32 |  95   0   2   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  20   1
J_Pedro        DF   2  32   8   9  33 |  95   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  30  20
A_Valencia     DF   2  26   8   8  22 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  33   6  11 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  31   7  28 |  95   0   0   4   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  60  11
N_Kante        MF   3   7  31   7  13 |   8   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Y_Sankhare     AM   3   9  33  12  36 |  95   0   0   4   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  40  21
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  33  34 |  95   0   0   0   0   8   2   0   0   0   0   0 121
Sheringham     FW   2   6   8  30  21 |  81   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  33
S_Given        GK  31   2   1   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Hangeland    DF   2  31  11   8  32 |  21   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Paintsil     DF   1  29  13   9  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |  87   0   0   4   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  60  11
A_Douglas      FW   2   4   5  25  11 |  14   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Rangers FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Ter_Stegen   GK  36   1   2   2  30 |  95  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  32  13  11  35 |  82   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
G_Grant        DF   3  32   7   9  13 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -19
K_Rekik        DF   1  29   7   2  12 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  28   7   5  32 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
L_Thomas       MF   1   8  34   7  18 |  79   0   0   3   0   2   0   1   0   0 -22   8 -11
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  31   6  22 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
M_Scholl       MF   2  11  30  10  22 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
R_Jack         MF   3   7  30  11  22 |  95   0   0   2   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  40  11
Messi          FW   1  10   8  34  18 |  81   0   1   0   0   6   1   0   0   0  20   0  67
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  33  36 |  37   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10   0 -10
P_Lattuada     GK  31   3   2   1  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  31  13   8  24 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  28   8   6  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Byrne        MF   1   7  28   7  21 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  28  13 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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