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Elite FA Cup, Quarter Final

Rangers FC 1 - 2 Santos FC

Elite FA Cup Quarter Finals, Rangers FC vs. Santos FC (Wed Mar 06)


                           Rangers FC  |  Santos FC
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-4-2 P
                          Gazza Grant  |  Glyn Rigby
                                       |
                        D_Marshall GK  |  GK A_Marshall
                          L_Shawry DF  |  DF R_Huth
                        P_Senderos DF  |  DF Oscar
                        R_Giovinco DF  |  DF N_Subotic
                           G_Grant DF  |  DF Aldair
                          L_Thomas MF  |  MF S_Marsden
                       F_Ravanelli MF  |  MF Draxler
                          B_Hemoth MF  |  MF J_Tessem
                            R_Jack MF  |  MF Casemiro
                             Messi FW  |  FW Bar
                     R_Acquafresca FW  |  FW Neymar_Jr
                                       |
                       Z_Stonewall SUB |  SUB Leo
                         D_McGrain SUB |  SUB Leonardo
                       K_Ramsteijn SUB |  SUB Socrates
                      A_Gunnarsson SUB |  SUB Emerson_Jr
                       H_Rodellega SUB |  SUB Bojan

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 2  :(rfc) F_Ravanelli sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to R_Jack
          ...  R_Jack with the overhead !
          ...  But A_Marshall just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  W_Collum has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 2  :(sfc) S_Marsden chips the ball over the defence and finds J_Tessem
          ...  J_Tessem sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  D_Marshall saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 4  :(sfc) Casemiro has it now
          ...  He takes on P_Senderos
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Neymar_Jr!
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by G_Grant
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Neymar_Jr plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Marshall jumps well to claim it!
Min. 6  :(sfc) Oscar with a reverse pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  The ball hits P_Senderos in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 7  :(rfc) P_Senderos slides the ball across to Messi
          ...  Messi strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 9  :(sfc) Draxler with a precise ball to N_Subotic
          ...  N_Subotic has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  D_Marshall was caught out there
          ...  That's put Santos FC in front!
          ...  Rangers FC 0-1 Santos FC ...
Min. 10 :(rfc) L_Thomas takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Grant
          ...  N_Subotic with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 11 :(rfc) G_Grant knocks it past S_Marsden and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  G_Grant cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  But A_Marshall dives to his left
          ...  I think A_Marshall just got a hand on that one
          ...  W_Collum has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 13 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Bar
          ...  G_Grant gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 15 :(rfc) L_Thomas looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Acquafresca
          ...  An audacious effort from R_Acquafresca !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Ravanelli curls it into the box!
          ...  A_Marshall easily claims the ball!
Min. 16 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr takes advantage of a mistake by R_Giovinco
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  L_Shawry knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But W_Collum just turns away!
Min. 19 :(rfc) Messi beats N_Subotic
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Messi keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 22 :(rfc) L_Thomas pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  Messi is clean through!
          ...  Messi chases it through, he must score !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  A_Marshall grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 23 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr leaves R_Giovinco standing
          ...  G_Grant with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  W_Collum calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 24 :(sfc) Draxler with a slick pass to J_Tessem
          ...  J_Tessem drives it low !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  D_Marshall pushes it behind !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Casemiro crosses it in!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of D_Marshall
Min. 26 :(rfc) G_Grant had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  G_Grant with the cheeky shot!
          ...  A_Marshall has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  A_Marshall is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 34 :(sfc) Casemiro sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Neymar_Jr
          ...  An audacious effort from Neymar_Jr !
          ...  But D_Marshall makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 35 :(rfc) R_Jack beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds Messi
          ...  N_Subotic plays the back pass
          ...  A_Marshall can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Hemoth plays it towards the near post!
          ...  A_Marshall reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 36 :(rfc) L_Thomas with the diagonal pass R_Jack
          ...  R_Jack rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Santos FC fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 36 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr beats P_Senderos
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves W_Collum
          ...  R_Giovinco wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 39 :(sfc) Bar nutmegs the defender, he continues to run forward
          ...  Bar uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  D_Marshall moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(rfc) R_Jack with the through ball to Messi
          ...  Messi flings a shot at goal !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 45 :(sfc) Bar finds himself in a good position
          ...  R_Acquafresca with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Glyn Rigby looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 46 :(rfc) B_Hemoth is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Messi
          ...  R_Huth wins the ball with ease
          ...  W_Collum saw something no-one else did
          ...  W_Collum tries to calm him down
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  R_Jack shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to G_Grant instead
          ...  G_Grant tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  A_Marshall makes a fine save

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

Min. 47 :(rfc) F_Ravanelli takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Jack
          ...  R_Huth brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 48 :(rfc) R_Jack turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to R_Acquafresca
          ...  Aldair makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 49 :(sfc) Casemiro with a pinpoint pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  L_Thomas read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 51 :(rfc) L_Thomas nutmegs the defender
          ...  Oscar slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 51 :(sfc) Bar flicks it over G_Grant and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  R_Giovinco gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 53 :(sfc) Draxler with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past P_Senderos
          ...  He knocks it to R_Huth!
          ...  A skilful effort from R_Huth !
          ...  D_Marshall heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 55 :(sfc) Leonardo is being prepared to come on
          ...  Oscar is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 57 :(sfc) Leonardo controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs F_Ravanelli
          ...  He puts in Bar!
          ...  Bar hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He nutmegged D_Marshall
          ...  Rangers FC 0-2 Santos FC ...
Min. 58 :(rfc) L_Thomas with the cross-field pass to Messi
          ...  Fine tackle by N_Subotic
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 59 :(rfc) L_Thomas with a slide rule pass to R_Jack
          ...  But Aldair barges him off the ball
Min. 59 :(rfc) B_Hemoth with a probing through ball R_Acquafresca
          ...  J_Tessem rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  F_Ravanelli swings it in
          ...  R_Acquafresca takes control of it!
          ...  R_Acquafresca with the overhead !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 60 :(rfc) D_McGrain is going to be brought on
          ...  L_Shawry is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 60 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace S_Marsden
          ...  He'll play as a MF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 61 :(rfc) B_Hemoth controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  Messi gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Messi has a dig at goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It flew past A_Marshall
          ...  Rangers FC 1-2 Santos FC ...
Min. 62 :(rfc) B_Hemoth takes advantage of a mistake by Leonardo
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  R_Huth reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Thomas chips the ball into the area!
          ...  F_Ravanelli gets his head on it
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 62 :(sfc) Casemiro with the nod to Aldair
          ...  But R_Giovinco comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 65 :(sfc) Bojan comes on for Neymar_Jr and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 65 :(sfc) Santos FC's manager orders his side to play C
Min. 69 :(sfc) Casemiro finds Bar in acres of space
          ...  Bar attempts the shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 70 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson is being brought on
          ...  B_Hemoth is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca takes advantage of a mistake by Leonardo
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  Leonardo with a clumsy challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 72 :(rfc) Messi leaves Draxler standing
          ...  Messi with a powerful header !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 73 :(rfc) R_Jack with a penetrating pass to L_Thomas
          ...  Bar cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 75 :(rfc) Rangers FC made the switch to a L strategy
Min. 78 :(rfc) H_Rodellega is being prepared to come on
          ...  R_Acquafresca is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 80 :(rfc) D_McGrain runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Messi
          ...  Messi with a bicycle kick !
          ...  A_Marshall makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 82 :(rfc) L_Thomas with an intelligent ball to A_Gunnarsson
          ...  Emerson_Jr reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 83 :(sfc) Leonardo cuts through the defence
          ...  F_Ravanelli fouls badly
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(rfc) R_Jack holds the ball up
          ...  He sees H_Rodellega in space!
          ...  Draxler forces him off the ball
Min. 91 :(rfc) H_Rodellega leaves his marker standing
          ...  H_Rodellega attempts a low drive!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Ibrox Stadium
Attendance           : 150,000
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Thomas (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Messi (61)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : G_Grant (23), R_Acquafresca (45)
Injured              : N/A
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Santos FC Match Info
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Best player          : Draxler
Scorers              : N_Subotic (9), Bar (57)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Leonardo (70)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Rangers FC    |    Santos FC
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       8
Off target           :          11        |       2
On target            :           5        |       6
Possession           :          47        |       53
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           4        |       6
Key Tackles          :           8        |       11
Key Passes           :          18        |       12
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Final Score          : Rangers FC 1 - 2 Santos FC
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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   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
L_Shawry       DF   2  34   9   8  15 |  61   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Senderos     DF   1  32  13   5  31 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  31  13  11  35 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
G_Grant        DF   3  31   7   9  13 |  94   0   2   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  38  -2  19
L_Thomas       MF   1   8  33   7  18 |  94   0   1   7   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  70   0
F_Ravanelli    MF   3  11  31   8  21 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  30   6  22 |  71   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
R_Jack         MF   3   7  29  11  22 |  94   0   0   5   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20  30  -9
Messi          FW   1  10   8  33  18 |  94   0   0   0   0   7   1   0   0   0   0   0  50
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  32  36 |  79   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   0
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 |  33   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
K_Ramsteijn    DF   1  31  11  10  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Gunnarsson   MF   2   8  31  18  34 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  27  13 |  15   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Santos 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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A_Marshall     GK  39   4   6   5  11 |  94   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
R_Huth         DF   2  30  11   8  43 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
Oscar          DF   2  30   7   9  31 |  56   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30  20
N_Subotic      DF   2  30   8   8  33 |  94   0   3   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  60   0  35
Aldair         DF   2  27   8   4  11 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
S_Marsden      MF   1   8  31   9  46 |  61   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Draxler        MF   1   8  31   8  31 |  94   0   1   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  70  20
J_Tessem       MF   1   8  30  18  27 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
Casemiro       MF   3   7  29   5  11 |  94   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Bar            FW   1   7  10  31  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   3   1   0   0   0  20   0  37
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   8   7  30  20 |  66   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Leo            GK  27   2   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Leonardo       DF   2  29  10  10  22 |  38   0   0   1   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
Socrates       MF   1   6  30   8  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Emerson_Jr     MF   3  18  27  11  21 |  33   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Bojan          FW   2   7  10  28  12 |  28   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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