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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round

Santos FC 2 - 1 Benfica

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round Match, Santos FC vs. Benfica (Wed Jul 29)


                            Santos FC  |  Benfica
                            4-3-1-2 A  |  4-4-2 A
                           Glyn Rigby  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                           Ederson GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                             Oscar DF  |  DF Yann_M_Vila
                          Leonardo DF  |  DF M_Zeffane
                           T_Silva DF  |  DF Nacho
                          Agostini DF  |  DF J_Foyth
                           Draxler MF  |  MF J_Bolm
                       Luis_Garcia MF  |  MF I_Marcone
                         Jairzinho MF  |  MF S_Nakamoto
                         O_Ruggeri AM  |  MF W_Dustice
                               Bar FW  |  FW T_Erak
                         Neymar_Jr FW  |  FW B_Dugnutt
                                       |
                               Leo SUB |  SUB L_Yashin
                        Raul_Albil SUB |  SUB R_Tomassi
                          Socrates SUB |  SUB S_Mannaerts
                          Casemiro SUB |  SUB K_Commons
                             Bojan SUB |  SUB Nathan_Dyer

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 4  :(sfc) Draxler with the first time flick to Bar
          ...  Bar has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  N_Winneke manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  O_Ruggeri plays it towards the near post!
          ...  It comes to Leonardo
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  N_Winneke moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  N_Winneke catches it with style!
Min. 5  :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Neymar_Jr gets on the end of the pass
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Nacho takes possession
Min. 5  :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila with a slide rule pass to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt from 20 yards !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 6  :(sfc) Luis_Garcia is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Oscar
          ...  Oscar lobs N_Winneke!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  F_Brych talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
          ...  The Santos FC fans celebrate though!
          ...  Santos FC go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Santos FC 1-0 Benfica ...
Min. 8  :(sfc) Jairzinho kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Bar gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Bar with a thundering drive!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The crowd goes wild !
          ...  Santos FC 2-0 Benfica ...
Min. 9  :(sfc) Luis_Garcia off the woodwork.
          ...  Neymar_Jr picks up the deflection
          ...  J_Foyth takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 10 :(bfa) B_Dugnutt finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  B_Dugnutt hits a curling shot!
          ...  But Ederson tips it over
          ...  F_Brych has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 15 :(sfc) Draxler has it now
          ...  He takes on M_Zeffane
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in T_Silva!
          ...  A cracking drive from T_Silva !
          ...  N_Winneke with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 16 :(sfc) Draxler brings it under control
          ...  He takes on M_Zeffane
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Neymar_Jr!
          ...  I_Marcone with a nasty foul
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  Bar fires it towards the goal
          ...  N_Winneke parries it
Min. 20 :(sfc) Draxler with a simple pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Luis_Garcia drives it into the box!
          ...  It is kicked away by Yann_M_Vila
Min. 21 :(bfa) Nacho runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Oscar back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  A wicked drive by Nacho !
          ...  Ederson is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 22 :(sfc) Bar barges M_Zeffane off the ball
          ...  Bar with the header !
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 23 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr puts in Bar
          ...  Bar drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with N_Winneke
          ...  He tries to slide it past N_Winneke
          ...  He has put it wide!!
Min. 26 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr knocks the ball past Nacho
          ...  Neymar_Jr sees N_Winneke off his line !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A classy finish
          ...  But it's been disallowed. There was a foul on the defender
Min. 28 :(bfa) I_Marcone brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  S_Nakamoto makes himself available
          ...  S_Nakamoto has a dig at goal!
          ...  But Ederson makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!
Min. 29 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with the heel pass to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr with a blistering shot !
          ...  N_Winneke gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 29 :(bfa) J_Bolm runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt with the attempt at goal!
          ...  But Ederson punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that Ederson got a touch
Min. 34 :(sfc) Leonardo is all alone
          ...  the linesman keeps his flag down
          ...  Leonardo with the shot !
          ...  But N_Winneke makes a fine save
Min. 37 :(sfc) Jairzinho with a well-controlled run
          ...  J_Foyth plays the back pass
          ...  N_Winneke can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Draxler!
          ...  It is kicked away by Nacho
Min. 39 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs J_Foyth
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Neymar_Jr has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 40 :(sfc) Jairzinho with the header on
          ...  He finds Neymar_Jr in space
          ...  J_Foyth seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 42 :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  But Ederson punches it away
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(sfc) Oscar sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  Oscar has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 44 :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila with a simple pass to B_Dugnutt
          ...  B_Dugnutt tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  Ederson just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 48 :(sfc) Draxler with the header on
          ...  He finds Jairzinho in space
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  M_Zeffane hits it out for a throw

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Santos FC 2-0 Benfica

Min. 47 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr runs at J_Foyth
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  J_Foyth with an awful challenge
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  F_Brych reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 50 :(bfa) J_Bolm with a probing through ball B_Dugnutt
          ...  T_Silva with the tackle
Min. 53 :(bfa) I_Marcone takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to T_Erak
          ...  Draxler with the tackle
          ...  F_Brych will want to speak to him
Min. 55 :(sfc) Raul_Albil is ready to come on to replace Oscar
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 55 :(bfa) R_Tomassi takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace M_Zeffane
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 55 :(sfc) Neymar_Jr with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  A powerful shot by Neymar_Jr !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 55 :(bfa) J_Foyth unselfishly heads the ball back to B_Dugnutt
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  T_Silva looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 58 :(sfc) Agostini pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  Bar is clean through!
          ...  Bar lobs N_Winneke!
          ...  N_Winneke makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 59 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri flicks it past Yann_M_Vila
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  A glorious effort by O_Ruggeri !
          ...  N_Winneke makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 60 :(sfc) Bojan is coming on for Neymar_Jr and playing FW
Min. 60 :(bfa) Nathan_Dyer is being prepared to come on
          ...  B_Dugnutt is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 61 :(sfc) Leonardo with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  Leonardo has a dig at goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 62 :(bfa) I_Marcone has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Raul_Albil
          ...  He puts in T_Erak!
          ...  But T_Silva barges him off the ball
Min. 62 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri is first to the loose ball
          ...  W_Dustice with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  F_Brych lectures him
Min. 63 :(bfa) I_Marcone with a measured pass to T_Erak
          ...  Leonardo slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 65 :(sfc) Socrates is coming on for Draxler and playing MF
Min. 65 :(bfa) S_Mannaerts is coming on and I_Marcone is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 68 :(sfc) Bar gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Bojan
          ...  Bojan with the header !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  N_Winneke plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 69 :(sfc) Socrates has it now
          ...  He takes on R_Tomassi
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Bojan!
          ...  Bojan launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 70 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri is changing his role to a MF
Min. 70 :(bfa) J_Bolm sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to T_Erak
          ...  T_Erak attempts the shot!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 73 :(sfc) Bar flicks it past Yann_M_Vila
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  R_Tomassi forces him off the ball
Min. 74 :(sfc) Jairzinho skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to Bojan
          ...  T_Erak takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from F_Brych
Min. 75 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  S_Nakamoto brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  F_Brych reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  Bar bends it in
          ...  N_Winneke catches the ball
Min. 76 :(sfc) Leonardo with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Bar gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Bar with a terrific drive !
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 77 :(sfc) Luis_Garcia hoists the ball across to Bojan
          ...  Bojan tries the shot !
          ...  N_Winneke fists it away
Min. 78 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to T_Erak
          ...  Leonardo with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 80 :(sfc) Socrates looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Bar
          ...  Bar with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  N_Winneke with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 84 :(bfa) T_Erak with a Cruyff turn
          ...  T_Erak aims for the top right corner !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He kisses his shirt!!
          ...  He shows his love for the club!!
          ...  The fans cheer him and chant his name!!
          ...  Can Benfica get back into the game now!
          ...  Santos FC 2-1 Benfica ...
Min. 85 :(sfc) The Santos FC manager told his side to change to a C strategy
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  Luis_Garcia gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Luis_Garcia heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estadio Urbano Caldeira
Attendance           : 143,805
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Santos FC Match Info
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Best player          : Bar (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Oscar (6), Bar (8)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : T_Erak
Scorers              : T_Erak (84)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : I_Marcone (16), J_Foyth (47), S_Nakamoto (75)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Santos FC     |    Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :          25        |       9
Off target           :          11        |       4
On target            :          14        |       5
Possession           :          61        |       39
Corners              :           3        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           3        |       11
Key Tackles          :           5        |       6
Key Passes           :          20        |       11
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Final Score          : Santos FC 2 - 1 Benfica
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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 |  96   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
Oscar          DF   2  34   8  10  31 |  59   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  20  55
Leonardo       DF   2  33  11  11  22 |  96   0   2   1   0   3   0   0   0   0  40  10  20
T_Silva        DF   1  32  10  10  42 |  96   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0  10
Agostini       DF   2  30  12  10  41 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
Draxler        MF   1   9  34   8  31 |  69   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Luis_Garcia    MF   2   8  31   6  11 |  96   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Jairzinho      MF   1   9  29  11  23 |  96   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
O_Ruggeri      MF   1   9  28  23  19 |  96   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
Bar            FW   1   8  10  36  22 |  96   0   0   1   0   9   1   0   0   0   0  10  85
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   9   8  33  20 |  64   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Leo            GK  28   2   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Raul_Albil     DF   2  33  12   7  35 |  37   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Socrates       MF   1   6  32   9  12 |  27   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Casemiro       MF   3   7  31   5  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Bojan          FW   2   7  10  30  12 |  32   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20

Player Statistics - Benfica
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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N_Winneke      GK  34   2   2   3  20 |  96  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  35  15   8  22 |  96   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10 -20
M_Zeffane      DF   1  32  10   7  31 |  59   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Nacho          DF   3  32   7   4  32 |  96   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
J_Foyth        DF   1  31  13   7  42 |  96   0   3   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  58   8  -2
J_Bolm         MF   2  12  31  13  32 |  96   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
I_Marcone      MF   3   6  30   6  32 |  69   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   5  27  16  32 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   0   0 -22 -12 -12
W_Dustice      MF   1  12  26   6  42 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Erak         FW   2   6   7  28  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
B_Dugnutt      FW   1   5   7  28  20 |  64   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  30
L_Yashin       GK  29   2   1   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  33   9   7  37 |  37   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Mannaerts    MF   2  30   9   5  12 |  27   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Commons      MF   1   8  28  10  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  31  31 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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