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Elite League Cup Match 2

Rangers FC 3 - 0 Manchester Utd

Elite League Cup Group Match, Rangers FC vs. Manchester Utd (Wed Nov 01)


                           Rangers FC  |  Manchester Utd
                              4-4-2 P  |  4-3-1-2 C
                          Gazza Grant  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                           Belushi GK  |  GK N_Cambiasso
                        R_Giovinco DF  |  DF P_Kachu
                         D_McGrain DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                       J_Tavernier DF  |  DF Ben_Barcley
                           C_Fuchs DF  |  DF J_Okore
                          L_Thomas MF  |  MF S_Sidwell
                         K_Richard MF  |  MF I_Anya
                            R_Jack MF  |  MF A_Drury
                         J_Shaddix MF  |  AM J_J_Okocha
                     R_Acquafresca FW  |  FW Brian_Lavery
                       H_Rodellega FW  |  FW A_Ribbery
                                       |
                      H_Schumacher SUB |  SUB Tom_Clements
                         F_de_Boer SUB |  SUB K_Gunter
                      A_Gunnarsson SUB |  SUB Robinho
                          B_Hemoth SUB |  SUB Van_Tijkaan
                          J_Garner SUB |  SUB Arnautovic

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 4  :(rfc) L_Thomas finds R_Giovinco on the edge of the box
          ...  R_Giovinco belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 10 :(rfc) K_Richard runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of R_Acquafresca
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  R_Acquafresca sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 12 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca finds a hole in the defence
          ...  R_Acquafresca goes for goal !
          ...  N_Cambiasso with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 16 :(mnu) J_Okore with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca does well to get the tackle in
Min. 18 :(rfc) R_Jack is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to J_Shaddix
          ...  J_Okore takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 20 :(rfc) J_Shaddix passes the ball to H_Rodellega
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by P_Kachu
          ...  He timed it well
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by R_Jack!
          ...  It is kicked away by P_Hoskins
Min. 20 :(mnu) A_Ribbery leaves J_Shaddix standing
          ...  J_Tavernier takes the player down!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 21 :(rfc) D_McGrain holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to J_Tavernier
          ...  A glorious effort by J_Tavernier !
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 22 :(rfc) H_Rodellega runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by H_Rodellega !
          ...  It's beaten N_Cambiasso
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's put Rangers FC ahead!
          ...  Rangers FC 1-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 24 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha sidesteps D_McGrain
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  C_Fuchs with an ugly foul
          ...  The boy is unlucky to get a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 24 :(mnu) I_Anya finds A_Drury with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  A_Drury with the chance !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Anya drives it into the box!
          ...  Belushi catches it!
Min. 27 :(rfc) K_Richard boots it towards R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 28 :(rfc) H_Rodellega pulls it back to R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  N_Cambiasso comes towards him
          ...  He dinks it over N_Cambiasso
          ...  It goes over!!
Min. 29 :(rfc) H_Rodellega with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  Ben_Barcley gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 31 :(rfc) R_Giovinco gets to the by line and finds R_Acquafresca with a beautiful cross
          ...  R_Acquafresca shoots towards goal !
          ...  N_Cambiasso just watches float over the bar!
Min. 37 :(rfc) R_Giovinco with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past P_Kachu
          ...  He knocks it to C_Fuchs!
          ...  C_Fuchs looks to see where N_Cambiasso is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  N_Cambiasso narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 39 :(rfc) R_Jack moves forward
          ...  R_Jack runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But lands on the roof of the net !!
          ...  N_Cambiasso looks relieved there!
Min. 40 :(mnu) I_Anya is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to S_Sidwell
          ...  But J_Tavernier comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(rfc) K_Richard plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  R_Acquafresca decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  R_Acquafresca hits a great drive!
          ...  But N_Cambiasso punches it away
Min. 43 :(mnu) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  A_Ribbery is through!
          ...  A_Ribbery tries to chip the ball over Belushi!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  That was a woeful effort
Min. 44 :(rfc) K_Richard kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  J_Shaddix gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  J_Shaddix with a powerful downward header!
          ...  N_Cambiasso is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 46 :(rfc) J_Tavernier nutmegs Ben_Barcley
          ...  J_J_Okocha takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Rangers FC 1-0 Manchester Utd

Min. 47 :(rfc) H_Rodellega barges Ben_Barcley off the ball
          ...  H_Rodellega hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  N_Cambiasso can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  N_Cambiasso makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 50 :(mnu) K_Gunter replaces P_Kachu and will play DF
Min. 50 :(rfc) K_Richard with a slide rule pass to H_Rodellega
          ...  The cross hits H_Rodellega on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  N_Cambiasso makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 52 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  Intercepted by D_McGrain
Min. 53 :(rfc) K_Richard looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 54 :(rfc) D_McGrain retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  R_Acquafresca gets on the end of it
          ...  J_Okore gets to the ball first
Min. 54 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery gains possession
          ...  D_McGrain tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Sidwell hits it into the box!
          ...  Belushi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 55 :(rfc) B_Hemoth replaces K_Richard and will play MF
Min. 55 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan comes on for J_J_Okocha and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 55 :(rfc) R_Jack gets to the by line and finds H_Rodellega with a beautiful cross
          ...  H_Rodellega tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  N_Cambiasso narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 57 :(rfc) R_Jack is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to J_Shaddix
          ...  J_Shaddix has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 60 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson is coming on and L_Thomas is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 60 :(mnu) Robinho is being prepared to come on
          ...  S_Sidwell is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 62 :(rfc) J_Shaddix plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  J_Shaddix with the overhead !
          ...  N_Cambiasso with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 63 :(rfc) D_McGrain plays a first time ball through the defence to R_Acquafresca
          ...  R_Acquafresca heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the crowd!
          ...  The fans love him!!
          ...  Rangers FC 2-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 64 :(rfc) R_Giovinco runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Brian_Lavery with a superb challenge
          ...  The referee has given the free kick the other way!
Min. 68 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca loses P_Hoskins
          ...  R_Acquafresca tries to beat N_Cambiasso from outside the area!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that?
Min. 69 :(rfc) R_Jack hits a hard pass to H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with N_Cambiasso
          ...  He slips it underneath N_Cambiasso
          ...  He hits it towards goal!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Rangers FC 3-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 70 :(rfc) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Rangers FC will now play D
Min. 72 :(rfc) J_Garner takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace R_Acquafresca as FW
Min. 72 :(rfc) B_Hemoth takes possession
          ...  He's got no outlet
          ...  He decides to go alone
          ...  B_Hemoth with the header !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 73 :(mnu) P_Hoskins runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  But J_Tavernier will cut out the threat
Min. 79 :(rfc) R_Jack with a reverse pass to R_Giovinco
          ...  R_Giovinco with a thundering volley!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Gunnarsson swings it in!
          ...  Brian_Lavery wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 85 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan with the dribble
          ...  R_Giovinco with the high feet
          ...  F_Brych will just give him a speaking to
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(rfc) J_Garner sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to R_Giovinco
          ...  J_Okore with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  F_Brych reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 90 :(rfc) B_Hemoth hoofs it up field to find R_Giovinco
          ...  K_Gunter with a deliberate foul
          ...  F_Brych will want to speak to him
          ...  F_Brych calls him over
          ...  F_Brych is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Ibrox Stadium
Attendance           : 143,020
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : H_Rodellega (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : H_Rodellega (22,69), R_Acquafresca (63)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Tavernier (20), C_Fuchs (24)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : I_Anya
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Okore (89), K_Gunter (90)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Rangers FC    | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          23        |       2
Off target           :          14        |       2
On target            :           9        |       0
Possession           :          65        |       35
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       6
Key Tackles          :           5        |       5
Key Passes           :          21        |       2
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Final Score          : Rangers FC 3 - 0 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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Belushi        GK  39   8   8   5  11 |  92   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  29  13  10  35 |  92   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  20   2
D_McGrain      DF   1  29  13   7  24 |  92   0   2   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  45   0
J_Tavernier    DF   3  26  11   7  33 |  92   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -1
C_Fuchs        DF   2  26   8   9  32 |  92   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   3
L_Thomas       MF   1   7  31   7  18 |  61   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
K_Richard      MF   1  10  29   9  26 |  56   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
R_Jack         MF   3   7  28  11  22 |  92   0   0   5   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  65   1
J_Shaddix      MF   3  11  27  17  31 |  92   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10   7
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  30  36 |  73   0   1   0   0   8   1   0   0   0  40  20  65
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  26  13 |  92   0   0   1   0   6   2   0   0   0  20  30  92
H_Schumacher   GK  32   4   7   7  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_de_Boer      DF   2  28   7   7  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Gunnarsson   MF   2   8  30  18  34 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  29   6  22 |  36   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  28  11 |  19   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0

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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N_Cambiasso    GK  31   4   1   2  22 |  92   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Kachu        DF   3  24  11  10  31 |  51   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  24   9   5  10 |  92   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Ben_Barcley    DF   3  24   7   8  41 |  92   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Okore        DF   3  23   5   6  22 |  92   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  25   8  11 |  61   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
I_Anya         MF   3   8  23  13  11 |  92   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Drury        MF   2   6  23   9  19 |  92   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
J_J_Okocha     AM   1   9  23  14  13 |  56   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   6   8  24  32 |  92   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Ribbery      FW   2   6   8  24  21 |  92   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Tom_Clements   GK  29   2   3   2  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Gunter       DF   2  23   7  10  22 |  41   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
Robinho        MF   1   7  25   8  23 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  26  22 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  25  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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