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Rangers FC - Manchester Utd

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Round 5, Rangers FC vs. Manchester Utd (Thu Jul 11)


                           Rangers FC  |  Manchester Utd
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-3-3 N
                          Gazza Grant  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                        D_Marshall GK  |  GK M_Kozakic
                          M_Tudgay DF  |  DF A_Rami
                        R_Giovinco DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                           G_Grant DF  |  DF K_Gunter
                           K_Rekik DF  |  DF G_Johnson
                          L_Thomas MF  |  MF J_Maria
                          M_Scholl MF  |  MF B_Bannan
                            R_Jack MF  |  MF S_Bender
                           S_Byrne MF  |  FW Van_Tijkaan
                             Messi FW  |  FW A_Ribbery
                       H_Rodellega FW  |  FW D_Sturridge
                                       |
                       Z_Stonewall SUB |  SUB P_Bonner
                         D_McGrain SUB |  SUB D_McDonald
                             Doria SUB |  SUB S_Sidwell
                          B_Hemoth SUB |  SUB Arnautovic
                     R_Acquafresca SUB |  SUB Brian_Lavery

Referee: N_Rizzoli (Italy)


Min. 2  :(rfc) S_Byrne runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to H_Rodellega
          ...  P_Hoskins wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 3  :(mnu) J_Maria could get a shot on goal here
          ...  J_Maria attempts to drive it home!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 6  :(mnu) A_Ribbery finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled G_Grant
          ...  K_Rekik plays the back pass
          ...  D_Marshall can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bannan plays it into the danger area!
          ...  D_Marshall easily claims the ball!
Min. 8  :(rfc) G_Grant jumps over A_Rami's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  B_Bannan read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 8  :(mnu) A_Rami unselfishly lays the ball back to G_Johnson
          ...  G_Johnson throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  D_Marshall makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 10 :(rfc) M_Scholl with the cross-field pass to G_Grant
          ...  G_Grant with the goal bound shot!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 12 :(rfc) R_Jack unselfishly heads the ball back to H_Rodellega
          ...  But G_Johnson with the fine tackle
Min. 14 :(rfc) R_Giovinco gets to the by line and finds Messi with a beautiful cross
          ...  Messi with a thundering shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He grabs the corner flag and pretends to sing!
          ...  Lets see if Rangers FC can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Rangers FC 1-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 15 :(rfc) Messi with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  Messi shoots towards goal !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 19 :(mnu) B_Bannan hoists the ball across to D_Sturridge
          ...  D_Sturridge with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  D_Marshall parries it, he follows it up
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The defence had gone walk about!
          ...  Equaliser, the crowd goes wild!
          ...  Rangers FC 1-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 22 :(rfc) S_Byrne with the heel pass to K_Rekik
          ...  K_Rekik goes for the top corner !
          ...  M_Kozakic is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 24 :(rfc) R_Jack takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Messi
          ...  Messi sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And M_Kozakic reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Byrne crosses it in!
          ...  A_Rami gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 27 :(mnu) J_Maria rushes through the defence
          ...  J_Maria has a dig at goal!
          ...  D_Marshall makes a difficult save
Min. 29 :(mnu) D_Sturridge plays it forward to K_Gunter
          ...  H_Rodellega rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's N_Rizzoli going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 30 :(rfc) Messi barges A_Rami off the ball
          ...  Messi drives it low !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 32 :(rfc) M_Tudgay with electric pace
          ...  He eases past D_Sturridge
          ...  G_Johnson gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 32 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan runs at the defender
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  Van_Tijkaan drives the shot in!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 33 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past R_Giovinco
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Van_Tijkaan hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  Saved by D_Marshall
Min. 34 :(mnu) D_Sturridge is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to J_Maria
          ...  K_Rekik forces him off the ball
Min. 37 :(mnu) J_Maria slides it through the middle to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  K_Rekik rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's N_Rizzoli going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 38 :(rfc) S_Byrne slumps to the ground!
          ...  He gets up again though
          ...  He signals to the bench he is ok to continue
Min. 40 :(rfc) The ball is passed in from S_Byrne, he finds H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Byrne lofts the ball in!
          ...  P_Hoskins wins the ball
          ...  He belts it away
Min. 42 :(rfc) L_Thomas makes the tackle
          ...  A powerful shot by L_Thomas !
          ...  M_Kozakic with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(rfc) M_Scholl beats J_Maria
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  M_Scholl drives the shot in!
          ...  But M_Kozakic tips it over
          ...  N_Rizzoli has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 46 :(mnu) A_Ribbery feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Van_Tijkaan runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Good sliding challenge from M_Tudgay and it had to be

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Rangers FC 1-1 Manchester Utd

Min. 47 :(rfc) S_Byrne moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to H_Rodellega
          ...  A_Ribbery with the tackle
          ...  N_Rizzoli will want to speak to him
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 48 :(mnu) D_Sturridge runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  D_Sturridge tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  D_Marshall makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 49 :(rfc) M_Scholl runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to G_Grant
          ...  J_Maria slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 50 :(mnu) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  D_McDonald will come on for P_Hoskins and play DF
Min. 50 :(rfc) Messi with the dribble
          ...  G_Johnson is easily beaten
          ...  K_Gunter slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 55 :(mnu) S_Sidwell is ready to come on to replace S_Bender
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 55 :(mnu) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Brian_Lavery will come on for D_Sturridge and play FW
Min. 55 :(rfc) L_Thomas gets to the by line and finds Messi with a beautiful cross
          ...  But G_Johnson slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 56 :(mnu) J_Maria has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Messi
          ...  He puts in A_Rami!
          ...  A_Rami is through on goal!
          ...  The defender was caught napping
          ...  He just has D_Marshall to beat
          ...  He rounds D_Marshall
          ...  He thumps it towards the goal!
          ...  D_Marshall somehow manages to get to it !!
Min. 57 :(rfc) R_Jack runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega looks to see where M_Kozakic is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  M_Kozakic watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 59 :(mnu) S_Sidwell skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to A_Ribbery
          ...  A_Ribbery with the header !
          ...  D_Marshall saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 61 :(rfc) M_Scholl latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  What a shot from M_Scholl !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  M_Kozakic catches the ball
Min. 64 :(mnu) J_Maria with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past M_Tudgay
          ...  He knocks it to A_Rami!
          ...  A_Rami attempts to nutmeg D_Marshall!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  D_Marshall moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  D_Marshall looks dejected!
          ...  Manchester Utd go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Rangers FC 1-2 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 66 :(rfc) M_Tudgay sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to G_Grant
          ...  S_Sidwell cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 68 :(mnu) A_Ribbery takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  M_Tudgay intercepts the pass
Min. 69 :(rfc) L_Thomas takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Grant
          ...  S_Sidwell clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 70 :(rfc) S_Byrne knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  But K_Gunter with the fine tackle
Min. 72 :(mnu) J_Maria takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into A_Ribbery
          ...  A_Ribbery from 20 yards !
          ...  But D_Marshall comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 73 :(rfc) H_Rodellega moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Grant
          ...  K_Gunter gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 75 :(rfc) D_McGrain replaces an unhappy M_Tudgay and will play as a DF
Min. 75 :(rfc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Rangers FC will now be playing A
Min. 76 :(rfc) B_Hemoth is coming on for L_Thomas and will play MF
Min. 77 :(rfc) Messi finds himself in acres of space
          ...  Messi cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  But M_Kozakic punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 78 :(rfc) M_Scholl has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past G_Johnson
          ...  He puts in Messi!
          ...  A cheeky lob from Messi !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 79 :(mnu) S_Sidwell gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past R_Giovinco!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  S_Sidwell lobs D_Marshall!
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bannan chips the ball into the area!
          ...  D_Marshall jumps well to claim it!
Min. 80 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca will replace Messi and play FW
Min. 80 :(rfc) R_Jack had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  R_Jack has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But M_Kozakic is equal to it
Min. 84 :(rfc) M_Scholl beats G_Johnson
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from M_Scholl !
          ...  M_Kozakic gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 86 :(rfc) R_Giovinco sprints past D_McDonald
          ...  R_Giovinco with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(rfc) B_Hemoth controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  R_Acquafresca gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  R_Acquafresca pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  But M_Kozakic punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Ibrox Stadium
Attendance           : 147,338
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : Messi
Scorers              : Messi (14)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : J_Maria (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Sturridge (19), A_Rami (64)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Ribbery (47)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Rangers FC    | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       12
Off target           :           8        |       3
On target            :           9        |       9
Possession           :          58        |       42
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           3        |       3
Key Tackles          :           6        |       11
Key Passes           :          16        |       10
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Final Score          : Rangers FC 1 - 2 Manchester Utd
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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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D_Marshall     GK  39   7   5   7  14 |  94   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
M_Tudgay       DF   2  35   6   8  32 |  78   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  32  13  11  35 |  94   0   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
G_Grant        DF   3  31   7   9  13 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
K_Rekik        DF   1  29   7   2  12 |  94   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
L_Thomas       MF   1   8  33   7  18 |  79   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
M_Scholl       MF   2  11  30  10  22 |  94   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0 -20  10  10
R_Jack         MF   3   7  30  11  22 |  94   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
S_Byrne        MF   1   7  28   7  21 |  94   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  20 -20
Messi          FW   1  10   8  34  18 |  83   0   0   0   0   6   1   0   0   0   0   0  58
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  28  13 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10   2
Z_Stonewall    GK  29   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  31  13   8  24 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  28   7   5  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  31   6  22 |  15   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  33  36 |  11   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
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_Kozakic      GK  30   3   1   3  22 |  94   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
A_Rami         DF   3  29   5   7  20 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  10  45
P_Hoskins      DF   2  26   9   5  10 |  53   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
K_Gunter       DF   2  25   7  10  22 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
G_Johnson      DF   1  25   8   7  18 |  94   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80  20  30
J_Maria        MF   3   8  26   9  32 |  94   0   1   4   1   2   0   0   0   0  20  60  11
B_Bannan       MF   1   7  26   4  27 |  94   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
S_Bender       MF   1   2  25   2  32 |  58   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  27  22 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  31
A_Ribbery      FW   2   6   8  25  21 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2   8  18
D_Sturridge    FW   2   8   8  23  31 |  58   0   0   2   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  20  45
P_Bonner       GK  27   1   3   3  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McDonald     DF   1  25   8   8  21 |  41   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  26   8  11 |  36   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10   1
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  26  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   7   8  25  32 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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