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Elite FA Cup, Group E Game 3

Newcastle 4 - 1 AS Roma

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 3, Newcastle vs. AS Roma (Wed Jan 08)


                            Newcastle  |  AS Roma
                              5-4-1 D  |  4-1-3-2 P
                     Tony Glendinning  |  Care Taker
                                       |
                          T_Conner GK  |  GK G_Banks
                          A_Hanson DF  |  DF Bauer
                          B_Benson DF  |  DF A_Arrondel
                          C_Moreno DF  |  DF A_Kilgour
                            I_Hart DF  |  DF P_Huntington
                           K_Fasan DF  |  DM A_Pirlo
                           Robinho MF  |  MF Zico
                            W_Zaha MF  |  MF C_Makiadi
                            E_Huws MF  |  MF S_Gruber
                          J_Cruyff MF  |  FW N_Kanu
                       Ivica_Strok FW  |  FW Geminiho
                                       |
                            W_Hunt SUB |  SUB A_Hugo
                         L_Inagzij SUB |  SUB Aldair
                           A_Ramos SUB |  SUB Roberto
                          F_Moussa SUB |  SUB G_Karagounis
                      Y_Van_Der_Vu SUB |  SUB Emerson

Referee: A_Barken (Norway)


Min. 6  :(asr) Geminiho spots P_Huntington who is in acres of space
          ...  Good sliding challenge from B_Benson
Min. 9  :(nwt) C_Moreno hits a hard pass to W_Zaha
          ...  S_Gruber goes in stud's first
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He deserves punishment for that!
          ...  A_Barken calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  E_Huws knocks it forward
          ...  W_Zaha gets on the end of it
          ...  Good sliding challenge from S_Gruber
Min. 10 :(nwt) Ivica_Strok uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  Zico wins control of the ball with his hand!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 12 :(asr) Geminiho takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  B_Benson takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 17 :(nwt) E_Huws jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  S_Gruber is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 18 :(nwt) W_Zaha kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Ivica_Strok gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Ivica_Strok rifles it to the far post !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a great finish
          ...  Newcastle go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Newcastle 1-0 AS Roma ...
Min. 18 :(asr) AS Roma will now play A
Min. 18 :(asr) A_Arrondel is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to N_Kanu
          ...  Robinho goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  A_Barken shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 20 :(nwt) A defence splitting pass from E_Huws to J_Cruyff
          ...  J_Cruyff with a stunning strike !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Newcastle 2-0 AS Roma ...
Min. 23 :(asr) Geminiho has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past I_Hart!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  E_Huws had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  A_Barken wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 25 :(nwt) Ivica_Strok turns on a sixpence
          ...  C_Makiadi with a clumsy challenge
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Care Taker looks relieved
          ...  Tony Glendinning is far from happy with that decision
Min. 28 :(nwt) Ivica_Strok takes possession
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Bauer is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
Min. 30 :(asr) Geminiho runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of S_Gruber
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  S_Gruber with the shot on net !
          ...  T_Conner takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 31 :(nwt) J_Cruyff pulls it back to Robinho
          ...  But P_Huntington puts the ball out of play
Min. 32 :(nwt) W_Zaha pulls up
          ...  That looks like his knee gave in!
          ...  He won't be able to continue!
Min. 32 :(nwt) F_Moussa is being prepared to come on
          ...  W_Zaha is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 39 :(nwt) Robinho slides the ball across to F_Moussa
          ...  A vicious shot by F_Moussa !
          ...  G_Banks claws it off the line
          ...  A_Barken consults his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Newcastle 3-0 AS Roma ...
Min. 40 :(nwt) Ivica_Strok loses his marker!
          ...  Ivica_Strok with a powerful downward header!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  G_Banks had no chance!
          ...  Newcastle 4-0 AS Roma ...
Min. 42 :(nwt) Ivica_Strok beats Bauer
          ...  Bauer recovers to win the ball back
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 47 :(nwt) E_Huws crosses in from the wing, he finds F_Moussa in the box
          ...  But P_Huntington wins the tackle cleanly

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Newcastle 4-0 AS Roma

Min. 48 :(asr) S_Gruber bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to N_Kanu
          ...  A powerful shot by N_Kanu !
          ...  T_Conner is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  T_Conner holds his head in his hands!
          ...  Newcastle 4-1 AS Roma ...
Min. 56 :(nwt) E_Huws leaves A_Pirlo standing
          ...  But P_Huntington barges him off the ball
Min. 56 :(asr) Zico looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Geminiho
          ...  K_Fasan with a superb challenge
          ...  A_Barken has given the free kick the other way!
Min. 59 :(nwt) Robinho has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Ivica_Strok gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A wicked drive by Ivica_Strok !
          ...  But G_Banks punches it away
Min. 59 :(asr) S_Gruber with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Geminiho gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Ivica_Strok gets to the ball first
Min. 60 :(asr) G_Karagounis is being brought on
          ...  C_Makiadi is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 61 :(nwt) E_Huws unselfishly heads the ball back to Ivica_Strok
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by S_Gruber
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Huws lofts the ball in!
          ...  I_Hart gets his head on it
          ...  G_Banks tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Cruyff hits it towards the far post!
          ...  A_Kilgour reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 65 :(asr) G_Karagounis is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to Geminiho
          ...  But F_Moussa slides in two footed.
          ...  A_Barken has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 66 :(nwt) Ivica_Strok kills the ball dead
          ...  Ivica_Strok flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  G_Banks with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 67 :(asr) S_Gruber moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to N_Kanu
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from C_Moreno
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Pirlo swings it in!
          ...  C_Moreno belts it clear
Min. 68 :(asr) Zico sprints forward with the ball
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by E_Huws
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by N_Kanu!
          ...  T_Conner fists it away!
Min. 70 :(nwt) L_Inagzij will come on for K_Fasan and play DF
Min. 70 :(asr) a big roar from the crowd as Aldair comes on for A_Arrondel to play DF
Min. 72 :(asr) Emerson is being brought on
          ...  Geminiho is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 72 :(asr) N_Kanu with a clever shimmy
          ...  B_Benson tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from A_Barken
Min. 73 :(nwt) E_Huws is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  I_Hart latches onto the ball
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by P_Huntington
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 76 :(nwt) F_Moussa takes advantage of a mistake by Aldair
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  F_Moussa has a dig at goal!
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 77 :(nwt) Robinho holds the ball up
          ...  He sees F_Moussa in space!
          ...  F_Moussa launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  G_Banks with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 82 :(nwt) Y_Van_Der_Vu is coming on for Ivica_Strok and playing FW
Min. 82 :(asr) N_Kanu controls the ball with ease
          ...  N_Kanu with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  But T_Conner pulls out a save of the game
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(nwt) Y_Van_Der_Vu latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  Y_Van_Der_Vu with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate

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


Match Details
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Venue                : St James Park
Attendance           : 93,613
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Newcastle Match Info
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Best player          : Ivica_Strok (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Ivica_Strok (18,40), J_Cruyff (20), F_Moussa (39)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Robinho (18)
Injured              : W_Zaha (32)
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AS Roma Match Info
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Best player          : S_Gruber
Scorers              : N_Kanu (48)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Gruber (9)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Newcastle    |    AS Roma
Attempts on Goal     :          10        |       3
Off target           :           2        |       0
On target            :           8        |       3
Possession           :          64        |       36
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       8
Key Tackles          :           6        |       8
Key Passes           :          10        |       7
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Final Score          : Newcastle 4 - 1 AS Roma
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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  34   3   3   2  32 |  96   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
A_Hanson       DF   2  29   9  10  22 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
B_Benson       DF   1  29   8   7  12 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Moreno       DF   2  26  10   9  32 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
I_Hart         DF   3  26   7   6  23 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
K_Fasan        DF   3  25  10   6  13 |  74   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Robinho        MF   1   7  27   8  23 |  96   0   0   3   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  48  -2
W_Zaha         MF   2   8  26  19  12 |  32   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
E_Huws         MF   2   7  25  19  38 |  96   0   1   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  60   0
J_Cruyff       MF   2  10  25  18  21 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
Ivica_Strok    FW   3   9   8  29  32 |  86   0   1   0   0   4   2   0   0   0  20   0  90
W_Hunt         GK  29   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Inagzij      DF   1  28  11   6  11 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Ramos        DF   2  26   9   8  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Moussa       MF   1   5  27  19  23 |  64   0   1   0   0   3   1   0   0   0  20   0  46
Y_Van_Der_Vu   FW   3   8   7  25  32 |  10   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  21

Player Statistics - AS Roma
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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G_Banks        GK  29   3   1   3  12 |  96   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0   0   0
Bauer          DF   2  29   9   5  32 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Arrondel     DF   2  29   4   7  12 |  74   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Kilgour      DF   3  25   6  10  32 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Huntington   DF   1  25   8   6  22 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
A_Pirlo        DM   1  13  27   7  11 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Zico           MF   3   8  29   8  30 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
C_Makiadi      MF   2   7  29   4  10 |  64   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Gruber       MF   3   8  27   8  21 |  96   0   2   3   1   1   0   1   0   0  38  48   8
N_Kanu         FW   3   6   7  30  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
Geminiho       FW   3  10  11  27  31 |  76   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Hugo         GK  27   2   3   1  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Aldair         DF   2  29   8   4  11 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Roberto        DF   3  28   8   8  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Karagounis   MF   2  10  28   9  33 |  32   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  29  21 |  20   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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