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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round

Real Madrid - Arsenal

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round, Real Madrid vs. Arsenal (Wed Aug 07)


                          Real Madrid  |  Arsenal
                          3-2-2-2-1 E  |  5-4-1 D
                      Gareth Williams  |  Adrian Dalmedo
                                       |
                      Silvio_Proto GK  |  GK D_James
                      D_Kuzmanovic DF  |  DF G_Collins
                         W_Lavezzi DF  |  DF R_Holding
                           K_Uddin DF  |  DF P_Evra
                       B_Abdoulaye DM  |  DF C_Blewitt
                      Granit_Xhaka DM  |  DF D_Burn
                       F_Ravanelli MF  |  MF T_Cruise
                        P_McNamara MF  |  MF P_Bouba_Diop
                      J_Gandolfini AM  |  MF E_Spence
                       Matej_Vydra AM  |  MF S_Matthews
                         C_Arrache FW  |  FW P_Crouch
                                       |
                           A_Zogbo SUB |  SUB D_de_Gea
                        D_Carvajal SUB |  SUB J_Souttar
                           Marcelo SUB |  SUB D_Rocastle
                         L_Copland SUB |  SUB D_Murphy
                         S_Iversen SUB |  SUB Ricardo

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 3  :(rmd) C_Arrache comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  C_Arrache fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But D_James dives to his left
          ...  I think D_James just got a hand on that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 5  :(rmd) P_McNamara plays a long ball to J_Gandolfini
          ...  J_Gandolfini fires a shot at goal !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 8  :(rmd) J_Gandolfini is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to P_McNamara
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Blewitt hits it out for a throw
Min. 10 :(arn) E_Spence with a flashy move
          ...  An audacious effort from E_Spence !
          ...  Silvio_Proto is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  Silvio_Proto looks very relieved!
Min. 13 :(arn) S_Matthews holds the ball up
          ...  He sees P_Crouch in space!
          ...  W_Lavezzi body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  O_Bundy warned him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Right on the edge of the box!
          ...  G_Collins plays it short to P_Crouch
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by D_Kuzmanovic !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 15 :(arn) S_Matthews finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  P_McNamara with the foul
          ...  O_Bundy wants a quiet word
Min. 16 :(rmd) P_McNamara slides the ball across to K_Uddin
          ...  K_Uddin with the crafty shot!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  O_Bundy talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The Real Madrid fans celebrate the goal
          ...  And Real Madrid are leading in the game now
          ...  Real Madrid 1-0 Arsenal ...
Min. 17 :(rmd) F_Ravanelli hits a hard pass to Matej_Vydra
          ...  C_Blewitt with the tackle
          ...  He left his foot in there!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 18 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka curls the ball out wide to Matej_Vydra
          ...  P_Evra dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 19 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop with a precise pass to T_Cruise
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 22 :(arn) S_Matthews has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past K_Uddin
          ...  He puts in P_Crouch!
          ...  K_Uddin reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 26 :(rmd) P_McNamara with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  C_Arrache gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  C_Arrache attempts a chip!
          ...  D_James has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  D_James is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 30 :(arn) Arsenal are switching their playing style to P
Min. 30 :(rmd) P_McNamara knocks it forward
          ...  R_Holding slips
          ...  C_Arrache gets to it!
          ...  G_Collins cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 31 :(rmd) K_Uddin controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  P_McNamara gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  P_McNamara is clean through!
          ...  He rounds D_James
          ...  He nutmegs D_James
          ...  It goes wide!!
Min. 33 :(arn) S_Matthews brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  P_Evra gets on the end of the pass
          ...  P_Evra drives the ball low !
          ...  But Silvio_Proto makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 34 :(rmd) C_Arrache sidesteps G_Collins
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  P_Evra plays it back
          ...  D_James slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Gandolfini lofts the ball in!
          ...  R_Holding gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(rmd) C_Arrache with the first time pass to P_McNamara
          ...  G_Collins read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 46 :(arn) P_Crouch is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to R_Holding
          ...  R_Holding is miles offside!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  Silvio_Proto tries to close down the angle
          ...  He tries to slide it past Silvio_Proto
          ...  Silvio_Proto pulls off a save !!
Min. 47 :(arn) E_Spence works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Crouch
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  W_Lavezzi takes possession

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Real Madrid 1-0 Arsenal

Min. 47 :(arn) P_Crouch leaves K_Uddin standing
          ...  P_Crouch could have let it bounce!
          ...  Silvio_Proto makes a fine save
Min. 48 :(arn) P_Evra with the first time flick to P_Crouch
          ...  W_Lavezzi bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 49 :(rmd) D_Kuzmanovic looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards B_Abdoulaye
          ...  But R_Holding clears the ball to safety
Min. 49 :(arn) P_Crouch sprints past F_Ravanelli
          ...  P_Crouch swings in the shot!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 50 :(arn) P_Evra breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Silvio_Proto!
          ...  C_Arrache brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  O_Bundy reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 52 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Arrache
          ...  A cracking drive from C_Arrache !
          ...  But D_James makes a fine save
Min. 52 :(arn) T_Cruise with the heel pass to C_Blewitt
          ...  C_Blewitt fires the shot in!
          ...  But Silvio_Proto with the difficult save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Evra plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Silvio_Proto makes the catch!
Min. 53 :(rmd) D_Kuzmanovic knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He is dancing round the corner flag!
          ...  Real Madrid 2-0 Arsenal ...
Min. 54 :(rmd) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Real Madrid will now play D
Min. 54 :(arn) D_Murphy is being prepared to come on
          ...  D_Burn is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 55 :(arn) T_Cruise is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  D_Murphy latches onto the ball
          ...  J_Gandolfini hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Collins plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Silvio_Proto comes out and claims it!
Min. 56 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to C_Arrache
          ...  A thundering drive by C_Arrache !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  D_James dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  And D_James tips it wide!
          ...  Great goalkeeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Ravanelli plays it into the danger area!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by G_Collins
Min. 57 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to C_Arrache
          ...  C_Arrache with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Abdoulaye chips the ball into the area!
          ...  G_Collins gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 59 :(rmd) D_Kuzmanovic hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  C_Arrache latches onto it!
          ...  A delicate header from C_Arrache !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 59 :(arn) S_Matthews with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  D_Murphy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  W_Lavezzi with the block
Min. 63 :(rmd) Matej_Vydra runs forward
          ...  A powerful shot by Matej_Vydra !
          ...  D_James won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 64 :(rmd) P_McNamara runs at the defence
          ...  E_Spence reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_McNamara floats the ball in!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by E_Spence
Min. 66 :(arn) T_Cruise sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  But B_Abdoulaye spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 69 :(rmd) F_Ravanelli has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past C_Blewitt
          ...  He puts in Matej_Vydra!
          ...  Matej_Vydra beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  D_James comes towards him
          ...  He tries to slide it past D_James
          ...  D_James smothers the ball !!
Min. 70 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini has it now
          ...  He takes on C_Blewitt
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in C_Arrache!
          ...  C_Blewitt recovers to win the ball back
Min. 72 :(arn) S_Matthews looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Murphy
          ...  P_McNamara gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 74 :(arn) S_Matthews plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Crouch keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  K_Uddin pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 74 :(rmd) Matej_Vydra takes advantage of a mistake by C_Blewitt
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop with a well timed tackle
          ...  O_Bundy didn't like it though
          ...  O_Bundy tells him to calm his game down a bit
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  J_Gandolfini shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to Matej_Vydra instead
          ...  Matej_Vydra hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  D_James catches the ball
Min. 75 :(arn) Ricardo will replace E_Spence and play FW
Min. 75 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye knocks it forward
          ...  R_Holding slips
          ...  C_Arrache gets to it!
          ...  C_Arrache with the punt towards goal!
          ...  But D_James dives to his left
          ...  I think D_James just got a hand on that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 77 :(arn) P_Evra with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows B_Abdoulaye a clean set of heals
          ...  P_Evra with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But Silvio_Proto comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 79 :(rmd) D_Carvajal is coming on for D_Kuzmanovic and playing DF
Min. 79 :(arn) G_Collins is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to D_Murphy
          ...  F_Ravanelli is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
Min. 82 :(rmd) L_Copland replaces P_McNamara to play as a MF
Min. 83 :(rmd) There's going to be a change
          ...  S_Iversen will come on for C_Arrache and play FW
Min. 83 :(arn) D_Rocastle is coming on for P_Bouba_Diop and playing MF
Min. 83 :(rmd) S_Iversen looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Matej_Vydra
          ...  Matej_Vydra keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 83 :(rmd) F_Ravanelli backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  L_Copland gets on the end of it
          ...  D_Murphy with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 85 :(arn) D_Rocastle hits a hard pass to S_Matthews
          ...  Fine tackle by L_Copland
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 87 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini turns past R_Holding
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  R_Holding reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 87 :(arn) D_Murphy swings at Matej_Vydra
          ...  He's been sent off!!
          ...  RED CARD!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(rmd) F_Ravanelli moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Iversen
          ...  But R_Holding sweeps up the threat
Min. 91 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka has it now
          ...  He takes on S_Matthews
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Matej_Vydra!
          ...  Matej_Vydra with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  D_James makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Santiago Bernabeu
Attendance           : 150,000
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Real Madrid Match Info
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Best player          : D_Kuzmanovic (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : K_Uddin (16), D_Kuzmanovic (53)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : C_Arrache (50)
Injured              : N/A
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : S_Matthews
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : D_Murphy (87)
Booked               : C_Blewitt (17)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                           Real Madrid    |    Arsenal
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       7
Off target           :           7        |       2
On target            :           9        |       5
Possession           :          62        |       38
Corners              :           4        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       8
Key Tackles          :          11        |       10
Key Passes           :          21        |       13
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Final Score          : Real Madrid 2 - 0 Arsenal
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Player Statistics - Real Madrid
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Silvio_Proto   GK  39   3   1   3  15 |  93   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
D_Kuzmanovic   DF   2  36   9   7  40 |  81   0   2   2   0   1   1   0   0   0  60  40  55
W_Lavezzi      DF   2  35  15   7  45 |  93   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
K_Uddin        DF   2  32  13   7  40 |  93   0   2   1   0   1   1   0   0   0 100  30  55
B_Abdoulaye    DM   2  16  32   8  39 |  93   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Granit_Xhaka   DM   1  11  31   7  21 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
F_Ravanelli    MF   3  11  32   9  21 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_McNamara     MF   2   7  25   7  33 |  84   0   1   4   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  60   1
J_Gandolfini   AM   3   9  27  20  12 |  93   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40   1
Matej_Vydra    AM   1  11   7  31  13 |  93   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  32
C_Arrache      FW   2  10   6  38  34 |  85   0   0   1   0   7   0   1   0   0  -2   8  41
A_Zogbo        GK  31   4   3   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Carvajal     DF   1  30   9  10  32 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Marcelo        DF   1  29   9   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Copland      MF   1   9  33   7  21 |   9   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Iversen      FW   2   7   8  25  32 |   8   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0

Player Statistics - Arsenal
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_James        GK  36   2   2   3  26 |  93   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
G_Collins      DF   2  30  10   7  19 |  93   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60 -20 -20
R_Holding      DF   1  30   8   6  22 |  93   0   4   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80   0  10
P_Evra         DF   3  28  12  10  21 |  93   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  10  20
C_Blewitt      DF   3  28   7   6  22 |  93   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  18 -22 -12
D_Burn         DF   2  27   9  11  21 |  56   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  29   9  39 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Bouba_Diop   MF   2   7  28  10  12 |  85   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
E_Spence       MF   2   9  28   9  40 |  77   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10   1
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  28   7  32 |  93   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
P_Crouch       FW   1   6  12  28  21 |  93   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
D_de_Gea       GK  29   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Souttar      DF   3  25   7   8  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Rocastle     MF   2   7  28  10  21 |   8   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Murphy       FW   2  11   8  28  37 |  33   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
Ricardo        FW   1   7   9  25  21 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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