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Division 2, Week 9

Newcastle 3 - 1 Chelsea

Division Two League Match, Newcastle vs. Chelsea (Sun Dec 03)


                            Newcastle  |  Chelsea
                            5-3-1-1 P  |  4-4-2 N
                     Tony Glendinning  |  James Houston
                                       |
                       Hugo_Lloris GK  |  GK Rafael
                          D_A_Cole DF  |  DF Doria
                        B_Ivanovic DF  |  DF G_Burdisso
                         L_Inagzij DF  |  DF A_Maxwell
                            D_Rose DF  |  DF S_Pearce
                           M_Salah DF  |  MF Drexler
                      G_Karagounis MF  |  MF Park
                          F_Moussa MF  |  MF R_Castias
                            W_Zaha MF  |  MF S_Gerrard
                            E_Huws AM  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                          Geminiho FW  |  FW R_Lewandowski
                                       |
                        R_Clemence SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                          B_Benson SUB |  SUB M_Madl
                        J_M_Jurado SUB |  SUB Mo_Diame
                          N_Schulz SUB |  SUB T_Cairney
                        J_Maddison SUB |  SUB Y_Mizuno

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 1  :(nwt) Curled in dangerously from E_Huws to D_A_Cole
          ...  D_A_Cole hits a great drive!
          ...  But Rafael punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 3  :(nwt) G_Karagounis plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  D_A_Cole decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  A_Maxwell slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Rose plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Rafael catches it!
Min. 4  :(nwt) G_Karagounis hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  W_Zaha latches onto it!
          ...  W_Zaha tries to chip the ball over Rafael!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 5  :(nwt) F_Moussa brings it under control
          ...  He takes on G_Burdisso
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in B_Ivanovic!
          ...  B_Ivanovic with the shot on net !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Zaha swings it in!
          ...  B_Ivanovic with the shot!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 7  :(chs) R_Castias 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!
          ...  G_Burdisso receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  G_Burdisso is miles offside!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  Hugo_Lloris tries to close down the angle
          ...  He rounds Hugo_Lloris
          ...  He taps it towards the goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's given Chelsea the advantage!
          ...  Newcastle 0-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 9  :(nwt) W_Zaha is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to G_Karagounis
          ...  G_Karagounis could have let it bounce!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that?
Min. 9  :(chs) S_Gerrard looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Rose gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Gerrard lofts the ball in!
          ...  B_Ivanovic wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 12 :(chs) S_Gerrard runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 14 :(nwt) L_Inagzij volleys it forward. He finds E_Huws
          ...  Drexler knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But N_Alexander just turns away!
Min. 14 :(chs) G_Burdisso gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside D_A_Cole!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Geminiho makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 20 :(chs) R_Castias with a simple pass to D_Trezeguet
          ...  B_Ivanovic tackles cleanly
Min. 21 :(nwt) Geminiho has space to run with the ball
          ...  Geminiho launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a great finish
          ...  That's the equaliser!
          ...  Newcastle 1-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 21 :(chs) D_Trezeguet has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_A_Cole
          ...  He puts in R_Lewandowski!
          ...  L_Inagzij reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 23 :(chs) D_Trezeguet steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs B_Ivanovic
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  A great volley from D_Trezeguet !
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 24 :(nwt) W_Zaha spots B_Ivanovic who is in acres of space
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by A_Maxwell
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 24 :(chs) S_Gerrard sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  D_Trezeguet runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  B_Ivanovic belts it clear
Min. 25 :(nwt) Geminiho with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from D_Trezeguet
          ...  But A_Maxwell clears the danger
Min. 29 :(nwt) E_Huws sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Geminiho
          ...  Geminiho with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  Looks like it should be Rafael's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Rafael looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Zaha hits it towards the far post!
          ...  It comes to L_Inagzij
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 33 :(nwt) W_Zaha reads the run of B_Ivanovic
          ...  B_Ivanovic throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 33 :(chs) R_Lewandowski has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Rose!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But L_Inagzij sweeps up the threat
Min. 38 :(nwt) F_Moussa knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Doria
Min. 39 :(chs) Park sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to S_Gerrard
          ...  S_Gerrard attempts the shot!
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 40 :(nwt) Geminiho runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  Drexler tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  N_Alexander has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by N_Alexander!
Min. 41 :(nwt) W_Zaha with the nod to Geminiho
          ...  Geminiho has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Rafael with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 41 :(nwt) D_A_Cole shoves Park in the chest!!
          ...  N_Alexander has seen it!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  N_Alexander reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 42 :(chs) R_Lewandowski breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Hugo_Lloris!
          ...  M_Salah brings him down!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is in a good position!
          ...  Drexler hoists it forward
          ...  Park gets on the end of it
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by L_Inagzij
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(chs) Drexler finds Doria with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Doria has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris watches it sail wide!
Min. 45 :(nwt) W_Zaha runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Fine tackle by S_Gerrard
          ...  He prevents the corner as well

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

Min. 46 :(nwt) F_Moussa finds Geminiho in acres of space
          ...  A_Maxwell with the block
Min. 47 :(nwt) Geminiho runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off the defender back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  G_Burdisso with a bad challenge
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  Geminiho bends it in
          ...  Looks like it should be Rafael's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Rafael looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 51 :(chs) R_Castias plays in R_Lewandowski with a beautiful ball
          ...  M_Salah with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
Min. 51 :(nwt) There's going to be a change
          ...  B_Benson will come on for F_Moussa and play DF
Min. 53 :(chs) Drexler with a clever shimmy
          ...  E_Huws with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 58 :(nwt) G_Karagounis hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  W_Zaha latches onto it!
          ...  A skilful effort from W_Zaha !
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 61 :(nwt) G_Karagounis retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Geminiho latches onto the end of it
          ...  Doria knocks the ball back to Rafael
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past Rafael!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Huws hits it into the box!
          ...  It comes to G_Karagounis
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  Looks like it should be Rafael's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Rafael looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Ivanovic crosses it in!
          ...  Rafael reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 62 :(chs) Curled in dangerously from D_Trezeguet to R_Lewandowski
          ...  But W_Zaha puts it in row Z!
Min. 65 :(nwt) N_Schulz is going to be brought on
          ...  G_Karagounis is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 68 :(nwt) D_A_Cole sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But G_Burdisso sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 68 :(chs) R_Castias brings it under control
          ...  He takes on B_Ivanovic
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Trezeguet!
          ...  B_Benson gets to the ball first
Min. 69 :(chs) Doria pulls up
          ...  That looks like his knee gave in!
          ...  He won't be able to continue!
Min. 69 :(chs) M_Madl is being brought on
          ...  Doria is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 70 :(chs) M_Madl runs forward
          ...  He nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  N_Schulz with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  N_Alexander wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 71 :(chs) G_Burdisso hoofs it up field to find D_Trezeguet
          ...  But L_Inagzij clears the danger
Min. 72 :(nwt) N_Schulz with a slide rule pass to W_Zaha
          ...  W_Zaha fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  How did that find its way in?
          ...  That's put Newcastle in front!
          ...  Newcastle 2-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 72 :(chs) The Chelsea manager told his side to change to a L strategy
Min. 72 :(chs) S_Pearce gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past D_A_Cole!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  W_Zaha fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is well within shooting range!
          ...  R_Lewandowski hits it hard
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 80 :(nwt) a big roar from the crowd as J_Maddison comes on for N_Schulz to play FW
Min. 80 :(chs) Up goes the substitution board - T_Cairney on for Drexler as a MF
Min. 80 :(chs) Y_Mizuno will come on for S_Gerrard and play FW
Min. 81 :(nwt) Geminiho with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past M_Madl
          ...  Geminiho gets his head to the ball !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The Newcastle fans go wild!
          ...  Newcastle 3-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 83 :(nwt) E_Huws barges G_Burdisso off the ball
          ...  G_Burdisso does well to get the tackle in
Min. 86 :(nwt) J_Maddison takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  G_Burdisso dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : St James Park
Attendance           : 95,866
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Newcastle Match Info
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Best player          : Geminiho (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Geminiho (21,81), W_Zaha (72)
Sent Off             : M_Salah (51)
Booked               : D_A_Cole (41), W_Zaha (72)
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : R_Castias
Scorers              : G_Burdisso (7)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : Doria (69)
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Match Statistics
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                             Newcastle    |    Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       6
Off target           :          10        |       4
On target            :           5        |       2
Possession           :          58        |       42
Corners              :           5        |       1
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       7
Key Tackles          :          10        |       11
Key Passes           :          14        |       12
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Final Score          : Newcastle 3 - 1 Chelsea
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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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Hugo_Lloris    GK  30   3   2   3  13 |  95   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
D_A_Cole       DF   1  26   9  10  29 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   3
B_Ivanovic     DF   3  26  10   7  22 |  95   0   3   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  60   0   3
L_Inagzij      DF   1  25  11   6  11 |  95   0   4   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  10   1
D_Rose         DF   1  25  10   7  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Salah        DF   2  25   7   8  22 |  53   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
G_Karagounis   MF   2   9  26   8  33 |  67   0   0   4   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  40   2
F_Moussa       MF   1   5  25  18  23 |  53   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
W_Zaha         MF   2   7  24  18  12 |  95   0   1   4   0   3   1   1   0   0  18  38  30
E_Huws         AM   2   7  24  17  38 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Geminiho       FW   3  10  10  25  31 |  95   0   1   0   0   5   2   0   0   0  20   0  67
R_Clemence     GK  27   1   3   1  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Benson       DF   1  26   7   6  12 |  42   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_M_Jurado     MF   2   6  25  17  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Schulz       MF   1   7  25  16  21 |  15   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  45  20
J_Maddison     FW   2   7   8  24  30 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Rafael         GK  29   2   2   2  20 |  95   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  26   7   5  32 |  71   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -19
G_Burdisso     DF   2  25   5   9  39 |  95   0   3   1   0   1   1   0   0   0  60  10  30
A_Maxwell      DF   2  25   5   3  27 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  24   7  10  18 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Drexler        MF   3   8  27   9  12 |  82   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Park           MF   1   6  27   9  23 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_Castias      MF   2   9  27   9  29 |  95   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0
S_Gerrard      MF   2   6  26  17  21 |  82   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   6  10  26  21 |  95   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   6
R_Lewandowski  FW   2   9   8  26  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Madl         DF   3  24   8   6  22 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Mo_Diame       MF   2  13  24   7  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Cairney      MF   2   7  23   8  21 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Mizuno       FW   2   6   6  25  23 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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