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Newcastle - Marseille

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Round 5, Newcastle vs. Marseille (Thu Jul 11)


                            Newcastle  |  Marseille
                              4-4-2 D  |  4-5-1 P
                     Tony Glendinning  |  Daniel Perry
                                       |
                          T_Conner GK  |  GK R_Higuita
                          A_Hanson DF  |  DF L_Koscielny
                        P_Thompson DF  |  DF J_Pedro
                           M_Salah DF  |  DF J_Paintsil
                            I_Hart DF  |  DF A_Valencia
                        J_M_Jurado MF  |  MF Y_Sankhare
                            W_Zaha MF  |  MF I_Perisic
                            E_Huws MF  |  MF M_Dickinson
                          J_Cruyff MF  |  MF N_Kante
                         A_Carroll FW  |  MF P_Viera
                         R_Bentley FW  |  FW Z_Zidane
                                       |
                            W_Hunt SUB |  SUB S_Mielitz
                          D_A_Cole SUB |  SUB S_Byram
                           K_Fasan SUB |  SUB B_Hangeland
                        A_Oldridge SUB |  SUB J_Chimp
                     T_Hulssenberg SUB |  SUB A_Douglas

Referee: M_Clattenurg (England)


Min. 1  :(nwt) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Newcastle will now play A
Min. 4  :(nwt) J_M_Jurado chips the ball over the defence and finds R_Bentley
          ...  R_Bentley tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  But R_Higuita punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_M_Jurado hits it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of R_Higuita
Min. 7  :(msl) Z_Zidane sidesteps his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Z_Zidane with the side footed shot!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 11 :(nwt) R_Bentley takes advantage of a mistake by A_Valencia
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  R_Bentley hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  R_Higuita was beaten there!
Min. 12 :(nwt) J_Cruyff spots J_M_Jurado who is in acres of space
          ...  J_M_Jurado with the drive!
          ...  R_Higuita gets up well to catch that one
Min. 12 :(msl) N_Kante beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  The ball hits I_Hart in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 13 :(nwt) E_Huws with a 50-yard pass to J_Cruyff
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from N_Kante
Min. 13 :(msl) Z_Zidane takes advantage of a bad back pass from M_Salah
          ...  Z_Zidane controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  T_Conner guesses right
Min. 14 :(nwt) R_Bentley with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows J_Paintsil a clean set of heals
          ...  Blocked by N_Kante
Min. 15 :(msl) A_Valencia with the nod to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane with a thundering shot!
          ...  But T_Conner palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 16 :(msl) L_Koscielny with a measured pass to Y_Sankhare
          ...  Y_Sankhare uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  T_Conner just watches float over the bar!
Min. 17 :(nwt) J_Cruyff with a flicked pass to W_Zaha
          ...  W_Zaha attempts to drive it home!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  R_Higuita shouts at his defenders
          ...  That's put Newcastle ahead!
          ...  Newcastle 1-0 Marseille ...
Min. 17 :(msl) J_Paintsil with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to Z_Zidane
          ...  M_Salah wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 18 :(msl) N_Kante moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Paintsil
          ...  J_Paintsil fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 20 :(msl) Y_Sankhare gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Z_Zidane
          ...  A delicate header from Z_Zidane !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 23 :(msl) Y_Sankhare curls the ball out wide to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 25 :(nwt) M_Salah with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  M_Salah with a blistering shot !
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 27 :(nwt) R_Bentley controls it with ease
          ...  A cracking drive from R_Bentley !
          ...  But R_Higuita dives to his left
          ...  I think R_Higuita just got a hand on that one
          ...  M_Clattenurg has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 29 :(msl) Y_Sankhare with an in swinging cross to Z_Zidane
          ...  But A_Hanson slides in two footed.
          ...  M_Clattenurg has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 30 :(msl) N_Kante crosses to J_Pedro
          ...  J_Pedro sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  T_Conner makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 32 :(msl) M_Dickinson with a simple pass to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Runs off and slides on his knees!!
          ...  The fans go wild!
          ...  Now they are back in the game!
          ...  Newcastle 1-1 Marseille ...
Min. 33 :(nwt) W_Zaha plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  A_Carroll decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  A_Carroll curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  R_Higuita makes a good save
Min. 33 :(msl) Y_Sankhare takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into M_Dickinson
          ...  Fine tackle by I_Hart
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 34 :(msl) M_Dickinson knocks it past J_M_Jurado and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  M_Dickinson sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  T_Conner takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 35 :(msl) P_Viera has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  N_Kante collects the loose ball!
          ...  But I_Hart sweeps up the threat
Min. 39 :(msl) Z_Zidane rushes through the defence
          ...  I_Hart seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 41 :(nwt) R_Bentley beats the defender
          ...  But J_Paintsil slides in two footed.
          ...  M_Clattenurg has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 42 :(msl) I_Perisic unselfishly heads the ball back to M_Dickinson
          ...  M_Dickinson leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  Its sails over!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(nwt) W_Zaha reads the run of R_Bentley
          ...  L_Koscielny takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 44 :(msl) Y_Sankhare controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  J_Paintsil gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Paintsil hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  T_Conner has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_Conner is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's put Marseille ahead!
          ...  Newcastle 1-2 Marseille ...
Min. 45 :(nwt) M_Salah hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  J_M_Jurado collects the loose ball!
          ...  J_M_Jurado has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  But R_Higuita parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 46 :(msl) M_Dickinson with the cross-field pass to N_Kante
          ...  M_Salah with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 47 :(msl) P_Viera with a glorious 60-yard pass to Y_Sankhare
          ...  Y_Sankhare belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  T_Conner gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But can't hold onto it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Newcastle 1-3 Marseille ...

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Newcastle 1-3 Marseille

Min. 47 :(msl) I_Perisic with a one-touch layoff to Z_Zidane
          ...  M_Salah takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 48 :(nwt) R_Bentley with electric pace
          ...  He eases past J_Pedro
          ...  Z_Zidane with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 49 :(nwt) J_Cruyff takes on N_Kante
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  J_Cruyff goes for the top corner !
          ...  R_Higuita tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 49 :(msl) P_Viera has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past I_Hart
          ...  He puts in J_Pedro!
          ...  J_Pedro looks to see where T_Conner is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 51 :(msl) N_Kante skips the challenge from A_Hanson
          ...  N_Kante with the chance !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 52 :(msl) Z_Zidane with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by I_Hart
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson swings it in!
          ...  P_Thompson wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 53 :(nwt) P_Thompson backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  J_Cruyff gets on the end of it
          ...  L_Koscielny takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 55 :(msl) M_Dickinson with a real burst of pace
          ...  Fine tackle by R_Bentley
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 56 :(msl) I_Perisic plays it forward to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane attempts a lob!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  T_Conner acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Y_Sankhare hits it into the box!
          ...  P_Viera gets something on it!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  T_Conner never had a chance!
Min. 59 :(msl) N_Kante takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  But M_Salah with the fine tackle
Min. 64 :(msl) P_Viera brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  I_Perisic makes himself available
          ...  Driven towards goal by I_Perisic !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that?
Min. 65 :(nwt) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  A_Oldridge will come on for E_Huws and play MF
Min. 65 :(nwt) W_Zaha takes advantage of a mistake by J_Pedro
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  W_Zaha gets up high for the header !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 66 :(nwt) J_Cruyff with an intelligent ball to A_Oldridge
          ...  A_Oldridge rifles it to the far post !
          ...  R_Higuita makes a good save
Min. 67 :(msl) Z_Zidane sprints past the defender
          ...  Z_Zidane has a go!
          ...  T_Conner just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 70 :(nwt) D_A_Cole comes on for A_Hanson and will play DF to the delight of the fans
Min. 71 :(msl) S_Byram replaces L_Koscielny to play as a DF
Min. 74 :(nwt) R_Bentley plays the early ball across the box to find A_Carroll in space
          ...  A well-placed shot from A_Carroll !
          ...  R_Higuita gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by R_Higuita !!
Min. 77 :(msl) J_Chimp will come on for P_Viera and play MF
Min. 78 :(msl) There's going to be a change
          ...  B_Hangeland will come on for A_Valencia and play DF
Min. 79 :(msl) I_Perisic takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Y_Sankhare
          ...  Y_Sankhare hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 80 :(nwt) T_Hulssenberg replaces an unhappy A_Carroll and will play as a FW
Min. 80 :(msl) I_Perisic has it now
          ...  He takes on P_Thompson
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Z_Zidane!
          ...  Z_Zidane with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  But T_Conner just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  M_Clattenurg has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 82 :(msl) J_Paintsil is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to Z_Zidane
          ...  Z_Zidane from 20 yards !
          ...  T_Conner makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 83 :(msl) S_Byram with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  J_Paintsil gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  A glorious effort by J_Paintsil !
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 84 :(msl) J_Paintsil pushes it past M_Salah
          ...  J_Paintsil heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  T_Conner is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Dickinson lofts the ball in!
          ...  The ball finds its way to Z_Zidane
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Chimp crosses it in!
          ...  Z_Zidane with the header
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That was unfortunate
          ...  Newcastle 1-4 Marseille ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(nwt) W_Zaha finds a hole in the defence
          ...  J_Pedro seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 91 :(nwt) A_Oldridge hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  D_A_Cole latches onto it!
          ...  M_Dickinson dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 92 :(msl) R_Higuita falls badly. He's unable to continue
          ...  They have no substitutions left.
          ...  Will play a man down
Min. 92 :(msl) It appears Y_Sankhare is playing as a GK

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


Match Details
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Venue                : St James Park
Attendance           : 100,000
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Newcastle Match Info
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Best player          : J_Cruyff
Scorers              : W_Zaha (17)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Salah (46)
Injured              : N/A
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Marseille Match Info
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Best player          : Z_Zidane (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Z_Zidane (32,84), J_Paintsil (44), Y_Sankhare (47)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : R_Higuita (92)
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Match Statistics
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                            Newcastle     |    Marseille
Attempts on Goal     :          12        |       26
Off target           :           3        |       15
On target            :           9        |       11
Possession           :          32        |       68
Corners              :           1        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       6
Key Tackles          :          10        |       7
Key Passes           :          11        |       23
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Final Score          : Newcastle 1 - 4 Marseille
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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 |  94   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
A_Hanson       DF   2  28   9  10  22 |  72   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
P_Thompson     DF   2  27  12   6  30 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
M_Salah        DF   2  27   8   8  22 |  94   0   3   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  58   8  -1
I_Hart         DF   3  26   7   6  23 |  94   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
J_M_Jurado     MF   2   7  27  17  18 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
W_Zaha         MF   2   7  26  19  12 |  94   0   0   2   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  20  36
E_Huws         MF   2   7  25  18  38 |  67   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Cruyff       MF   2  10  24  17  21 |  94   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  50  10
A_Carroll      FW   2   8   7  28  38 |  82   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
R_Bentley      FW   3   8   8  27  21 |  94   0   1   1   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  10  21
W_Hunt         GK  29   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_A_Cole       DF   1  28   9  11  29 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Fasan        DF   3  25  10   6  13 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Oldridge     MF   1   8  24  18  17 |  27   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -10
T_Hulssenberg  FW   2   7   8  18  43 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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 |  94   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
L_Koscielny    DF   2  33  11   7  36 |  73   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
J_Pedro        DF   2  32   8   9  33 |  94   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  11
J_Paintsil     DF   1  29  13   9  31 |  94   0   1   2   0   4   1   0   0   0  20  20  38
A_Valencia     DF   2  26   8   8  22 |  80   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
Y_Sankhare     GK   3   9  33  12  36 |  94   0   0   5   1   3   1   0   0   0   0  70  37
I_Perisic      MF   1   9  33   6  11 |  94   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  50   1
M_Dickinson    MF   2  16  31   7  28 |  94   0   1   2   1   2   0   0   0   0  20  40  11
N_Kante        MF   3   7  31   7  13 |  94   0   2   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  20   1
P_Viera        MF   3  10  30   8  41 |  79   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   1
Z_Zidane       FW   2   9   8  33  34 |  94   0   0   0   0  12   2   0   0   0  20  20 145
S_Mielitz      GK  27   3   3   3  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Byram        DF   3  32   9   7  32 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_Hangeland    DF   2  30  11   8  32 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Chimp        MF   3   7  26   5  12 |  15   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Douglas      FW   2   4   5  25  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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