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Elite League, Week 5

Real Madrid 2 - 2 Rangers FC

Elite League Match, Real Madrid vs. Rangers FC (Mon Nov 06)


                          Real Madrid  |  Rangers FC
                          3-1-3-2-1 E  |  5-4-1 C
                      Gareth Williams  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                      Silvio_Proto GK  |  GK Belushi
                          A_Schulz DF  |  DF D_McGrain
                      D_Kuzmanovic DF  |  DF K_Ramsteijn
                         W_Lavezzi DF  |  DF S_Bassong
                       B_Abdoulaye DM  |  DF G_Grant
                            Preety MF  |  DF F_de_Boer
                         L_Copland MF  |  MF L_Thomas
                      Granit_Xhaka MF  |  MF A_Gunnarsson
                      J_Gandolfini AM  |  MF K_Richard
                       Matej_Vydra AM  |  MF B_Hemoth
                         C_Arrache FW  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                                       |
                           A_Zogbo SUB |  SUB H_Schumacher
                          J_Conroy SUB |  SUB R_Giovinco
                         K_Tierney SUB |  SUB C_Fuchs
                       Luis_Garcia SUB |  SUB R_Jack
                         D_Nelisse SUB |  SUB J_Garner

Referee: C_Tango (Wales)


Min. 1  :(rfc) B_Hemoth finds R_Acquafresca with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  R_Acquafresca tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But Silvio_Proto reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 2  :(rfc) L_Thomas turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to A_Gunnarsson
          ...  A_Gunnarsson with the attempt at goal!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  C_Tango talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
          ...  The Rangers FC fans celebrate though!
          ...  Lets see if Rangers FC can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Real Madrid 0-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 3  :(rfc) B_Hemoth with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to K_Ramsteijn
          ...  W_Lavezzi gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 3  :(rmd) A_Schulz lobs it over D_McGrain
          ...  K_Richard with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Gazza Grant looks relieved
          ...  Gareth Williams is far from happy with that decision
Min. 4  :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka with a measured ball to C_Arrache
          ...  C_Arrache leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  Belushi with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 5  :(rmd) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  C_Arrache seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from D_McGrain
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Lavezzi curls it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Belushi
Min. 6  :(rmd) Preety off the woodwork.
          ...  J_Gandolfini picks up the deflection
          ...  Fine tackle by D_McGrain
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 6  :(rfc) L_Thomas takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into G_Grant
          ...  G_Grant tries the shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered into the top corner!
          ...  Real Madrid 0-2 Rangers FC ...
Min. 7  :(rmd) C_Arrache cuts inside S_Bassong
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  C_Arrache hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  C_Tango talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Real Madrid 1-2 Rangers FC ...
Min. 10 :(rfc) Rangers FC made the switch to a D strategy
Min. 16 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka with a glorious 60-yard pass to Matej_Vydra
          ...  Matej_Vydra with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 22 :(rmd) Preety hits a hard pass to A_Schulz
          ...  D_McGrain with the foul
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  Matej_Vydra bends it round the wall
          ...  Looks like it should be Belushi's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Belushi looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Abdoulaye chips the ball into the area!
          ...  S_Bassong gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 26 :(rfc) K_Richard turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Acquafresca
          ...  C_Arrache gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 30 :(rfc) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  D_McGrain seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  But D_Kuzmanovic will cut out the threat
Min. 31 :(rmd) W_Lavezzi finds the run of J_Gandolfini
          ...  K_Ramsteijn clears with a diving header
Min. 35 :(rfc) L_Thomas looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards S_Bassong
          ...  The ball comes in high
          ...  S_Bassong beats the defender to the ball and heads it into his path
          ...  He just has Silvio_Proto to beat
          ...  He lobs it over Silvio_Proto
          ...  Its hit the bar and over!!
Min. 38 :(rmd) C_Arrache is first to the loose ball
          ...  R_Acquafresca fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(rmd) C_Arrache beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  C_Arrache hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Real Madrid 1-2 Rangers FC

Min. 51 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  S_Bassong collects the loose ball!
          ...  A_Schulz with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 54 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  B_Abdoulaye hits it out for a throw
Min. 56 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to R_Acquafresca
          ...  J_Gandolfini fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 57 :(rfc) K_Richard brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  R_Acquafresca gets on the end of the pass
          ...  But A_Schulz will cut out the threat
Min. 58 :(rmd) Preety works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Arrache
          ...  C_Arrache hits a curling shot!
          ...  Belushi gathers it comfortably
Min. 60 :(rfc) R_Giovinco replaces D_McGrain and will play MF
Min. 60 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye turns past G_Grant
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  B_Abdoulaye uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 60 :(rmd) C_Arrache knocks it past A_Gunnarsson and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  L_Thomas is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  C_Tango will just give him a speaking to
Min. 61 :(rfc) L_Thomas is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  R_Acquafresca latches onto the ball
          ...  R_Acquafresca hits the ball first time!
          ...  Silvio_Proto can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  Silvio_Proto has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 64 :(rfc) B_Hemoth with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past C_Arrache
          ...  He knocks it to L_Thomas!
          ...  W_Lavezzi plays the back pass
          ...  Silvio_Proto can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Hemoth crosses it in!
          ...  K_Richard gets to it!
          ...  It's beaten Silvio_Proto
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 65 :(rfc) R_Jack replaces L_Thomas and will play MF
Min. 68 :(rmd) C_Arrache runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  C_Arrache could have let it bounce!
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 70 :(rmd) Luis_Garcia is being brought on
          ...  L_Copland is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson plays a long ball to R_Jack
          ...  R_Jack aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  But Silvio_Proto palms it behind
          ...  C_Tango has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 73 :(rfc) Silvio_Proto miss-kicks!
          ...  R_Jack is through!
          ...  Preety is late with that one
          ...  I think he was just trying to get to the ball
          ...  C_Tango reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 73 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from A_Schulz
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 75 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to Luis_Garcia
          ...  Luis_Garcia hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  Belushi with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 76 :(rmd) C_Arrache takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past F_de_Boer
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  B_Hemoth muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 78 :(rmd) J_Conroy comes on for A_Schulz and takes up a DF role
Min. 78 :(rfc) J_Garner is coming on for R_Acquafresca and playing FW
Min. 79 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka passes the ball to B_Abdoulaye
          ...  B_Abdoulaye sees Belushi off his line !
          ...  Belushi manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Preety floats the ball in!
          ...  C_Arrache makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  Belushi gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 79 :(rfc) K_Richard looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards A_Gunnarsson
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
Min. 82 :(rmd) D_Nelisse is being prepared to come on
          ...  C_Arrache is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 86 :(rfc) G_Grant takes advantage of a mistake by W_Lavezzi
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  J_Conroy with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 92 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Conroy
          ...  J_Conroy belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  The shot slips through Belushi's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 92 :(rfc) F_de_Boer with the dribble
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic is easily beaten
          ...  J_Conroy wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 93 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini hits a hard pass to D_Nelisse
          ...  D_Nelisse is clean through, he is one on one with Belushi
          ...  He nutmegs Belushi
          ...  It hits the upright!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a time to grab an equaliser!!
          ...  Real Madrid 2-2 Rangers FC ...
Min. 94 :(rfc) Rangers FC altered their play to a C strategy
Min. 94 :(rmd) Luis_Garcia cuts inside J_Garner
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  Luis_Garcia drives the ball low !
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!

*************  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          : C_Arrache
Scorers              : C_Arrache (7), D_Nelisse (93)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Preety (73)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Thomas (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Gunnarsson (2), G_Grant (6)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_McGrain (22), R_Acquafresca (38), B_Hemoth (76)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Real Madrid   |   Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          14        |       7
Off target           :           8        |       3
On target            :           6        |       4
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       8
Key Tackles          :          10        |       3
Key Passes           :          10        |       12
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Final Score          : Real Madrid 2 - 2 Rangers FC
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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 |  96   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10   0   0   0
A_Schulz       DF   1  33  13  11  20 |  80   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
D_Kuzmanovic   DF   2  33   9   7  40 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
W_Lavezzi      DF   2  31  14   7  45 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
B_Abdoulaye    DM   2  15  30   8  39 |  96   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   6
Preety         MF   1  10  40   6  28 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
L_Copland      MF   1   8  31   6  21 |  72   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Granit_Xhaka   MF   1  10  29   7  21 |  96   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
J_Gandolfini   AM   3   9  26  19  12 |  96   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0
Matej_Vydra    AM   1  10   7  28  13 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
C_Arrache      FW   2  10   5  35  34 |  84   0   1   0   0   6   1   0   0   0  20   0  43
A_Zogbo        GK  30   4   3   2  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Conroy       DF   2  31  13  10  21 |  16   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
K_Tierney      DF   3  29  11   7  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Luis_Garcia    MF   2   7  28   5  11 |  24   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
D_Nelisse      FW   4   7   6  32  42 |  12   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30

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 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  29  13   7  24 |  62   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
K_Ramsteijn    DF   1  29  11  10  42 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Bassong      DF   2  29  11   6  30 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
G_Grant        DF   3  29   6   8  13 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30
F_de_Boer      DF   2  28   7   7  27 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Thomas       MF   1   7  31   7  18 |  67   0   0   4   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0
A_Gunnarsson   MF   2   8  30  18  34 |  96   0   0   3   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  30  30
K_Richard      MF   1  10  29   9  26 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  29   6  22 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  30  36 |  80   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   4
H_Schumacher   GK  32   4   7   7  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     MF   2  29  13  10  35 |  34   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  26   8   9  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Jack         MF   3   7  28  11  22 |  29   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
J_Garner       FW   3   7   8  28  11 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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