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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round

Santos FC 1 - 0 Ajax

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round Match, Santos FC vs. Ajax (Wed Feb 12)


                            Santos FC  |  Ajax
                            4-1-3-2 P  |  4-1-3-2 C
                           Glyn Rigby  |  James Maund
                                       |
                           Ederson GK  |  GK E_Van_d_Sar
                            R_Huth DF  |  DF S_Kolasinac
                             Oscar DF  |  DF Fazio
                          Agostini DF  |  DF C_Dos_Passos
                         Ni_Na_Lee DF  |  DF T_Vermaelen
                        Emerson_Jr DM  |  DM I_Muniain
                           Draxler MF  |  MF F_Ljungberg
                          Socrates MF  |  MF P_Vieira
                       Luis_Garcia MF  |  MF Tomas_Rosicky
                               Bar FW  |  FW G_Puciato
                         Neymar_Jr FW  |  FW T_Wallcott
                                       |
                         A_Begovic SUB |  SUB G_Langerak
                          Leonardo SUB |  SUB M_Keown
                          Casemiro SUB |  SUB M_Van_D_Hoorn
                         O_Ruggeri SUB |  SUB J_Cruijff
                             Bojan SUB |  SUB D_Bergkamp

Referee: P_Graham (Wales)


Min. 4  :(sfc) Bar pushes it past S_Kolasinac
          ...  Bar tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That puts Santos FC ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Santos FC 1-0 Ajax ...
Min. 6  :(aja) T_Wallcott skips the challenge from Emerson_Jr
          ...  Luis_Garcia with a bad challenge
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  P_Graham calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 6  :(aja) G_Puciato barges the defender off the ball
          ...  G_Puciato unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  Ederson gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!
Min. 8  :(sfc) Neymar_Jr with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from T_Wallcott
          ...  But T_Vermaelen spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 12 :(sfc) Ni_Na_Lee with a slide rule pass to Bar
          ...  Bar tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 12 :(aja) F_Ljungberg retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  T_Wallcott gets on the end of it
          ...  T_Wallcott gets up high for the header !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Muniain hits it into the box!
          ...  Ederson fists it away!
Min. 15 :(aja) P_Vieira gets to the by line and finds T_Wallcott with a beautiful cross
          ...  T_Wallcott must beat Ederson!
          ...  Ederson manages to turn it behind
Min. 16 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Bar
          ...  Bar hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 17 :(aja) Fazio puts in P_Vieira
          ...  Cleared by Ni_Na_Lee
Min. 23 :(aja) T_Wallcott with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from Ni_Na_Lee
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 34 :(aja) G_Puciato watches his team-mates pull the defenders out of position
          ...  He decides to be greedy and run into the space
          ...  He's gone right through!
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Glyn Rigby looks relieved
          ...  James Maund is far from happy with that decision
Min. 37 :(sfc) Emerson_Jr works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Neymar_Jr
          ...  But T_Vermaelen wins the ball
Min. 42 :(sfc) Luis_Garcia has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past C_Dos_Passos
          ...  He puts in Draxler!
          ...  P_Vieira wins the ball with ease
          ...  P_Graham saw something no-one else did
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(sfc) Draxler sidesteps S_Kolasinac
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by F_Ljungberg
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 45 :(sfc) Oscar has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Neymar_Jr collects the loose ball!
          ...  Fazio fouls badly
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  Neymar_Jr hits it over the wall
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!

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

Min. 48 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr takes on 3 men
          ...  G_Puciato is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  P_Graham just wants to lecture him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Right on the edge of the box!
          ...  Emerson_Jr bends it round the wall
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 50 :(aja) M_Keown is being prepared to come on
          ...  S_Kolasinac is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 52 :(aja) J_Cruijff is going to be brought on
          ...  Tomas_Rosicky is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 52 :(aja) J_Cruijff takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Puciato
          ...  An audacious effort from G_Puciato !
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 53 :(aja) D_Bergkamp is coming on for G_Puciato and playing FW
Min. 54 :(sfc) Socrates with the Cruyff turn
          ...  Fazio bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 55 :(sfc) Leonardo will replace Oscar and play DF
Min. 60 :(sfc) Bojan is being prepared to come on
          ...  Bar is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 61 :(sfc) Draxler is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  Emerson_Jr latches onto the end of it
          ...  Emerson_Jr aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 63 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr runs forward
          ...  He nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Neymar_Jr sees E_Van_d_Sar off his line !
          ...  Looks like it should be E_Van_d_Sar's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 65 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri is ready to come on to replace Draxler
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 65 :(sfc) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Santos FC will now be playing C
Min. 66 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from C_Dos_Passos
          ...  Intercepted by T_Vermaelen
Min. 73 :(sfc) Socrates with an incisive pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr blasts it at the goal !
          ...  But E_Van_d_Sar reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 74 :(aja) F_Ljungberg gets to the by line and finds D_Bergkamp with a beautiful cross
          ...  A well-placed shot from D_Bergkamp !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 77 :(aja) P_Vieira throws a punch
          ...  Luis_Garcia slumps to the ground
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 79 :(sfc) Luis_Garcia hits a hard pass to Emerson_Jr
          ...  Emerson_Jr curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 79 :(aja) F_Ljungberg runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of I_Muniain
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  Socrates scythes the player down.
          ...  Like Joey Barton would!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 83 :(sfc) Bojan takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past C_Dos_Passos
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  Bojan with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But E_Van_d_Sar with the difficult save
Min. 83 :(aja) T_Wallcott picks up the pass
          ...  Agostini tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  P_Graham has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by P_Graham!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 87 :(sfc) Luis_Garcia crosses into the box, finding R_Huth
          ...  R_Huth drives it towards goal !
          ...  Saved by E_Van_d_Sar
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(sfc) Bojan cuts through the defence
          ...  Bojan blasts it at the goal !
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  E_Van_d_Sar looks very relieved!
Min. 89 :(aja) F_Ljungberg with a measured ball to T_Wallcott
          ...  O_Ruggeri dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 92 :(sfc) Bojan beats Fazio
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves P_Graham
          ...  M_Keown cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estadio Urbano Caldeira
Attendance           : 150,000
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Santos FC Match Info
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Best player          : Ni_Na_Lee (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Bar (4)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Luis_Garcia (6), Socrates (79), Agostini (83)
Injured              : N/A
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : F_Ljungberg
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : P_Vieira (77)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Santos FC     |     Ajax
Attempts on Goal     :          12        |       5
Off target           :           7        |       4
On target            :           5        |       1
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           0        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       9
Key Tackles          :           3        |       6
Key Passes           :           8        |       7
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Final Score          : Santos FC 1 - 0 Ajax
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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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Ederson        GK  39   5   5   3  23 |  95   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
R_Huth         DF   2  33  11   9  43 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Oscar          DF   2  33   8  10  31 |  56   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Agostini       DF   2  29  12  10  41 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
Ni_Na_Lee      DF   3  29   9   7  41 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Emerson_Jr     DM   3  19  27  11  21 |  95   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20  12
Draxler        MF   1   9  33   8  31 |  66   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Socrates       MF   1   6  31   8  12 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
Luis_Garcia    MF   2   8  30   6  11 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  48  18
Bar            FW   1   8  10  35  22 |  61   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  37
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   9   7  32  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  32
A_Begovic      GK  22   3   2   1  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Leonardo       DF   2  31  11  11  22 |  39   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Casemiro       MF   3   7  30   5  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
O_Ruggeri      MF   1   9  27  23  19 |  29   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Bojan          FW   2   7  10  30  12 |  34   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11

Player Statistics - Ajax
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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E_Van_d_Sar    GK  39   5   5   7  14 |  95   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
S_Kolasinac    DF   2  31  11  10  11 |  51   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Fazio          DF   2  30   8  10  41 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Dos_Passos   DF   1  29  11   5  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Vermaelen    DF   2  28   9   6  31 |  95   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
I_Muniain      DM   1  11  30   8  24 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
F_Ljungberg    MF   3   7  30  11  12 |  95   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
P_Vieira       MF   1   7  30   9  20 |  78   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10   0 -10
Tomas_Rosicky  MF   3   8  29   7  32 |  53   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Puciato      FW   2   9  10  30  42 |  54   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -18
T_Wallcott     FW   3   9  11  28  21 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
G_Langerak     GK  27   2   2   6  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Keown        DF   3  29  12   7  21 |  44   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
M_Van_D_Hoorn  DF   1  29   9   8  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cruijff      MF   1   7  28  11  11 |  42   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   8   7  30  21 |  41   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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