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Elite League Cup 2nd Round

Real Madrid 2 - 0 Werder Bremen

Elite League Cup 2nd Round Match, Real Madrid vs. Werder Bremen (Tue Dec 19)


                          Real Madrid  |  Werder Bremen
                            4-3-1-2 A  |  5-3-2 C
                      Gareth Williams  |  Harry Kleinjan
                                       |
                      Silvio_Proto GK  |  GK M_Zetterer
                          A_Schulz DF  |  DF A_McLeish
                      D_Kuzmanovic DF  |  DF Douglas
                         K_Tierney DF  |  DF J_Neeskens
                         J_Zanetti DF  |  DF M_Pavlovic
                         L_Copland MF  |  DF G_Panucci
                      Granit_Xhaka MF  |  MF C_Gemmell
                       Luis_Garcia MF  |  MF Lucas
                      J_Gandolfini AM  |  MF M_Canete
                         C_Arrache FW  |  FW M_Kruse
                         D_Nelisse FW  |  FW D_Berbatov
                                       |
                           A_Zogbo SUB |  SUB R_Wolf
                          J_Conroy SUB |  SUB P_Miranda
                           K_Uddin SUB |  SUB C_Makiadi
                       B_Abdoulaye SUB |  SUB J_Ledley
                       Matej_Vydra SUB |  SUB A_Anyukov

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 1  :(rmd) D_Nelisse takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  A skilful effort from D_Nelisse !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the Real Madrid crowd to celebrate!!
          ...  Both he and the fans are delighted!!
          ...  That's given Real Madrid the lead!
          ...  Real Madrid 1-0 Werder Bremen ...
Min. 3  :(rmd) J_Gandolfini with a flashy move
          ...  Douglas with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  M_Atkinson reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 4  :(rmd) K_Tierney knocks it forward
          ...  A_McLeish slips
          ...  C_Arrache gets to it!
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by C_Arrache !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 4  :(wbn) M_Kruse beats the defender
          ...  M_Kruse drives the shot in!
          ...  Silvio_Proto makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 6  :(wbn) J_Neeskens with a precise pass to C_Gemmell
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic plays it back
          ...  Silvio_Proto slips!!
          ...  It goes just wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Canete chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of Silvio_Proto
Min. 8  :(rmd) D_Kuzmanovic finds his way through
          ...  J_Neeskens gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 9  :(rmd) L_Copland is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to J_Gandolfini
          ...  J_Gandolfini tries to beat M_Zetterer from outside the area!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Werder Bremen fans taunt him!
Min. 10 :(wbn) Douglas finds himself in a good position
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 11 :(rmd) D_Nelisse leaves J_Neeskens standing
          ...  D_Nelisse with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  M_Zetterer with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 11 :(wbn) Lucas runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to D_Berbatov
          ...  D_Berbatov bears down on goal!
          ...  But Silvio_Proto makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 14 :(wbn) D_Berbatov runs forward
          ...  K_Tierney cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 15 :(rmd) C_Arrache sprints past A_McLeish
          ...  C_Arrache with the shot !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 15 :(wbn) M_Canete lobs it over J_Zanetti
          ...  C_Arrache with the tackle
          ...  M_Atkinson will want to speak to him
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  Lucas plays it short to D_Berbatov
          ...  D_Berbatov tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 19 :(wbn) M_Canete has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past K_Tierney
          ...  He knocks it to Lucas!
          ...  Lucas leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  But Silvio_Proto punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 20 :(wbn) A_McLeish back heels to find M_Kruse in space
          ...  M_Kruse from 20 yards !
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  Silvio_Proto was beaten there!
Min. 21 :(rmd) D_Nelisse beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  G_Panucci plays the back pass
          ...  M_Zetterer can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Gandolfini floats the ball in!
          ...  M_Zetterer fists it away!
Min. 21 :(wbn) M_Kruse with a clever shimmy
          ...  D_Nelisse with the high feet
          ...  M_Atkinson just wants to lecture him
Min. 25 :(wbn) Werder Bremen restructured their strategy to E
Min. 27 :(rmd) L_Copland has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past M_Pavlovic
          ...  He knocks it to J_Gandolfini!
          ...  J_Gandolfini with a thundering drive!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 28 :(rmd) C_Arrache cuts inside J_Neeskens
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  A vicious shot by C_Arrache !
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 31 :(rmd) D_Nelisse finds a hole in the defence
          ...  D_Nelisse curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  M_Zetterer guesses right
Min. 33 :(rmd) Granit_Xhaka works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to C_Arrache
          ...  C_Arrache leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  M_Zetterer can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  M_Zetterer has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 34 :(rmd) A_Schulz plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  From long range A_Schulz bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  M_Zetterer heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 39 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini is in some pain
          ...  He's receiving some treatment now
          ...  He looks like he will continue
Min. 39 :(wbn) C_Gemmell looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Kruse
          ...  J_Zanetti takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 41 :(rmd) D_Kuzmanovic sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  D_Kuzmanovic looks to see where M_Zetterer is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 42 :(wbn) M_Canete plays a first time ball through the defence to C_Gemmell
          ...  C_Gemmell with the shot !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(wbn) The Werder Bremen manager shouts at them from the touchline to play P

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

Min. 48 :(wbn) A_McLeish plays a long ball to M_Kruse
          ...  But C_Arrache wins the ball
Min. 49 :(wbn) M_Kruse sidesteps J_Zanetti
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  M_Kruse chases it through, he must score !
          ...  Silvio_Proto guesses right
Min. 51 :(rmd) K_Tierney sidesteps M_Pavlovic
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  K_Tierney with a thundering volley!
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 51 :(wbn) M_Kruse turns well with ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  A delicate header from M_Kruse !
          ...  But Silvio_Proto smothers the ball.
Min. 54 :(rmd) D_Kuzmanovic can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to D_Nelisse
          ...  Douglas slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 55 :(wbn) A_Anyukov is going to be brought on
          ...  M_Pavlovic is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 60 :(wbn) Werder Bremen made the switch to a A strategy
Min. 60 :(rmd) J_Gandolfini looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to D_Nelisse
          ...  A delicate chip from D_Nelisse !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 60 :(wbn) A_Anyukov takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  Luis_Garcia with a nasty foul
          ...  M_Atkinson shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 61 :(rmd) C_Arrache jumps over J_Neeskens's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  C_Arrache with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But M_Zetterer stops that one easily
Min. 62 :(rmd) L_Copland with a flicked pass to J_Gandolfini
          ...  J_Gandolfini hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  But M_Zetterer reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on M_Zetterer anyway
Min. 63 :(wbn) D_Berbatov runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_McLeish
          ...  A wicked drive by A_McLeish !
          ...  Silvio_Proto saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 65 :(rmd) D_Nelisse with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from Douglas
          ...  D_Nelisse with a bicycle kick !
          ...  But M_Zetterer reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on M_Zetterer anyway
Min. 70 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye will replace the useless Granit_Xhaka and will play MF
Min. 70 :(wbn) C_Gemmell has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past J_Zanetti
          ...  He puts in D_Berbatov!
          ...  But D_Kuzmanovic will cut out the threat
Min. 72 :(rmd) Luis_Garcia with a probing pass to C_Arrache
          ...  C_Arrache fires the shot in!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 73 :(rmd) Luis_Garcia spots C_Arrache who is in acres of space
          ...  C_Arrache tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  M_Zetterer can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  M_Zetterer makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 74 :(wbn) C_Makiadi will come on for G_Panucci and play MF
Min. 74 :(wbn) A_Anyukov with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from K_Tierney
          ...  A_Anyukov shoots towards goal !
          ...  Silvio_Proto with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 76 :(rmd) L_Copland plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  D_Nelisse decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  D_Nelisse with the cheeky shot!
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 78 :(rmd) J_Conroy will replace D_Kuzmanovic and play DF
Min. 78 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  A powerful shot by B_Abdoulaye !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 79 :(rmd) C_Arrache takes advantage of a mistake by A_McLeish
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  C_Arrache has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Looks like it should be M_Zetterer's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  M_Zetterer looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Gandolfini drives it into the box!
          ...  The ball comes to J_Conroy
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  M_Zetterer with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Copland plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Douglas gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 80 :(wbn) C_Gemmell looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  D_Berbatov receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  D_Berbatov tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Real Madrid fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 81 :(rmd) L_Copland skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to J_Gandolfini
          ...  Douglas with a terrible tackle
          ...  M_Atkinson warned him
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  B_Abdoulaye floats it forward
          ...  C_Arrache latches onto the end of it
          ...  C_Arrache cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  But M_Zetterer palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 82 :(rmd) Matej_Vydra will replace the useless C_Arrache and will play FW
Min. 82 :(wbn) C_Makiadi is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to A_Anyukov
          ...  A_Anyukov from 20 yards !
          ...  Silvio_Proto heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 83 :(wbn) A_Anyukov flicks it over Matej_Vydra and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by K_Tierney
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 84 :(rmd) Curled in dangerously from B_Abdoulaye to Matej_Vydra
          ...  Matej_Vydra curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  M_Zetterer never had a chance!
          ...  Real Madrid 2-0 Werder Bremen ...
Min. 85 :(rmd) It appears J_Gandolfini is playing as a MF
Min. 85 :(wbn) Lucas hoofs it up field to find D_Berbatov
          ...  D_Berbatov with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  Silvio_Proto moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 86 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Schulz
          ...  A_Schulz belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  M_Zetterer saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 87 :(rmd) D_Nelisse has space to run with the ball
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by D_Nelisse !
          ...  But M_Zetterer just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Luis_Garcia chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of M_Zetterer
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(rmd) Matej_Vydra sidesteps J_Neeskens
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  Matej_Vydra from 20 yards !
          ...  It floats over M_Zetterer
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 89 :(wbn) Lucas with a flicked pass to A_Anyukov
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  K_Tierney belts it clear
Min. 90 :(wbn) C_Makiadi with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  D_Berbatov gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  D_Berbatov hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 91 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds D_Nelisse
          ...  A cheeky lob from D_Nelisse !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 92 :(rmd) B_Abdoulaye chips the ball over the defence and finds L_Copland
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Makiadi looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Santiago Bernabeu
Attendance           : 143,124
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Real Madrid Match Info
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Best player          : D_Nelisse (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Nelisse (1), Matej_Vydra (84)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Luis_Garcia (60)
Injured              : N/A
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Werder Bremen Match Info
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Best player          : Lucas
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Douglas (3)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Real Madrid   |  Werder Bremen
Attempts on Goal     :          28        |       14
Off target           :          16        |       6
On target            :          12        |       8
Possession           :          57        |       43
Corners              :           4        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :          10        |       5
Key Tackles          :           8        |       4
Key Passes           :          15        |       14
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Final Score          : Real Madrid 2 - 0 Werder Bremen
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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 |  95   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
A_Schulz       DF   1  33  13  11  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
D_Kuzmanovic   DF   2  33   9   7  40 |  80   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   1
K_Tierney      DF   3  29  11   7  32 |  95   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 120  30  21
J_Zanetti      DF   1  27  11  10  41 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Copland      MF   1   8  31   6  21 |  95   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Granit_Xhaka   MF   1  10  29   7  21 |  72   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Luis_Garcia    MF   2   7  28   5  11 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
J_Gandolfini   MF   3   9  26  19  12 |  95   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10   7
C_Arrache      FW   2  10   5  35  34 |  84   0   1   0   0   9   0   0   0   0  20   0  17
D_Nelisse      FW   4   7   6  32  42 |  95   0   0   0   0   8   1   0   0   0   0   0  53
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 |  15   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  25
K_Uddin        DF   2  29  13   7  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Abdoulaye    MF   2  15  30   8  39 |  23   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  55   1
Matej_Vydra    FW   1  10   7  28  13 |  11   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  31

Player Statistics - Werder Bremen
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_Zetterer     GK  37   3   3   3  32 |  95  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
A_McLeish      DF   1  27  12   6  26 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
Douglas        DF   2  27  10   8  18 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
J_Neeskens     DF   1  27   9   7  29 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
M_Pavlovic     DF   3  26   5   7  22 |  57   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Panucci      DF   3  23   9   5  32 |  76   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Gemmell      MF   3   9  27  12  28 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -19
Lucas          MF   2   5  26  14  19 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
M_Canete       MF   2   5  26   5  19 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Kruse        FW   2   4  11  28  30 |  95   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  16
D_Berbatov     FW   2   8   7  26  37 |  95   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10   9
R_Wolf         GK  27   2   2   1  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Miranda      DF   2  25  10   7  36 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Makiadi      MF   2   6  26   4  10 |  19   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
J_Ledley       AM   1   6  25  16  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Anyukov      FW   1   9   4  25  35 |  38   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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