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Elite League, Week 4

Santos FC 0 - 0 Benfica

Elite League Match, Santos FC vs. Benfica (Sun Oct 29)


                            Santos FC  |  Benfica
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-1-4-1 C
                           Glyn Rigby  |  Steven Theobald
                                       |
                        A_Marshall GK  |  GK F_Foster
                           D_Moore DF  |  DF C_Thomson
                           Josimar DF  |  DF T_Adams
                            R_Huth DF  |  DF Yann_M_Vila
                             Oscar DF  |  DF R_Tomassi
                             E_Sno MF  |  DM J_Wilshere
                       Koki_Mizuno MF  |  MF Zheng_Zhi
                         S_Marsden MF  |  MF J_Plasil
                          J_Tessem MF  |  MF P_Do_Shaw
                              Pele FW  |  MF J_Bolm
                               Bar FW  |  FW Stefano
                                       |
                       F_Eggington SUB |  SUB Z_Alomerovic
                         N_Subotic SUB |  SUB M_Zeffane
                       Beckenbauer SUB |  SUB S_Nakamoto
                          Socrates SUB |  SUB Nathan_Dyer
                        E_Stranger SUB |  SUB A_Bagsy

Referee: C_V_Carballo (Spain)


Min. 4  :(sfc) R_Huth retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Josimar latches onto the end of it
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Yann_M_Vila hits it out for a throw
Min. 5  :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi finds Yann_M_Vila on the edge of the box
          ...  E_Sno is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  A_Marshall misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Zheng_Zhi swings it in!
          ...  A_Marshall fists it away!
Min. 6  :(sfc) D_Moore 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!
          ...  Bar receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  But Yann_M_Vila wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but C_V_Carballo has none of it.
Min. 7  :(sfc) Bar with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows the defender a clean set of heals
          ...  Bar curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  F_Foster never had a chance!
Min. 9  :(bfa) Stefano runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Stefano with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 10 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi with a precise ball to J_Bolm
          ...  J_Bolm fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  But A_Marshall tips it over
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 15 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  Stefano gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  Stefano is miles offside!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  A_Marshall tries to close down the angle
          ...  He rounds A_Marshall
          ...  He thumps it towards the goal!
          ...  A_Marshall somehow manages to get to it !!
Min. 18 :(sfc) S_Marsden takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into Oscar
          ...  Oscar fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 20 :(sfc) J_Tessem gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside J_Bolm!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  J_Tessem lobs F_Foster!
          ...  F_Foster parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And F_Foster recovers to save!!
Min. 20 :(bfa) J_Wilshere looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Stefano
          ...  A well-placed shot from Stefano !
          ...  But A_Marshall parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 21 :(sfc) Pele knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Pele with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  F_Foster gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 22 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi with a slick pass to Stefano
          ...  Stefano with the shot on net !
          ...  A_Marshall makes a good save
Min. 23 :(sfc) Koki_Mizuno controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  R_Huth gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  What a shot from R_Huth !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  But F_Foster palms it behind
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 24 :(sfc) Pele plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Bar decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Bar drives the ball low !
          ...  F_Foster just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 26 :(sfc) J_Tessem runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Pele
          ...  A well-placed shot from Pele !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 27 :(bfa) C_Thomson takes advantage of a mistake by D_Moore
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  C_Thomson throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into A_Marshall's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 30 :(sfc) Santos FC restructured their strategy to P
Min. 32 :(sfc) J_Tessem with a first time pass
          ...  Bar runs onto it!
          ...  Bar sees F_Foster off his line !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 32 :(bfa) J_Wilshere plays the early ball across the box to find C_Thomson in space
          ...  S_Marsden reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 33 :(bfa) Stefano sidesteps R_Huth
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  R_Huth with a deliberate foul
          ...  C_V_Carballo will want to speak to him
Min. 34 :(sfc) Koki_Mizuno beats his marker
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from Yann_M_Vila
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Koki_Mizuno chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by C_Thomson
Min. 34 :(bfa) J_Plasil is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  C_Thomson latches onto the ball
          ...  C_Thomson with a bicycle kick !
          ...  It hits the bar
          ...  And goes over!
          ...  A_Marshall was beaten there!
Min. 35 :(sfc) J_Tessem is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to Oscar
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by R_Tomassi
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Marsden crosses it in!
          ...  R_Tomassi wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 36 :(sfc) D_Moore with the diagonal pass Bar
          ...  Yann_M_Vila makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 36 :(bfa) J_Bolm with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  R_Tomassi gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  R_Tomassi with a powerful diving header!
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 37 :(sfc) Pele steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs C_Thomson
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Stefano with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  C_V_Carballo lectures him
Min. 41 :(bfa) J_Bolm hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  P_Do_Shaw latches onto it!
          ...  P_Do_Shaw attempts to nutmeg A_Marshall!
          ...  A_Marshall with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 48 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to T_Adams
          ...  T_Adams fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  A_Marshall parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!

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

Min. 50 :(bfa) C_Thomson lobs it over Oscar
          ...  C_Thomson tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  But A_Marshall punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 54 :(bfa) Zheng_Zhi with a well-controlled run
          ...  Zheng_Zhi with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But A_Marshall punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 55 :(sfc) N_Subotic is going to be brought on
          ...  Josimar is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 55 :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila has it now
          ...  He takes on R_Huth
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Stefano!
          ...  The defender fails to control it
          ...  Stefano picks up the loose ball and runs towards goal
          ...  He is one on one with A_Marshall
          ...  He rounds A_Marshall
          ...  He has been pushed wide!
          ...  He shoots from a tight angle
          ...  Its hit the side netting!!
Min. 60 :(sfc) Socrates takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace Koki_Mizuno as MF
Min. 60 :(sfc) J_Tessem moves into a AM role on the manager's orders
Min. 60 :(bfa) J_Plasil with a 40-yard pass to Stefano
          ...  Stefano could have let it bounce!
          ...  A_Marshall won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 61 :(sfc) D_Moore backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  N_Subotic gets on the end of it
          ...  But T_Adams wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 61 :(sfc) J_Tessem brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Pele gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_Bolm bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
Min. 65 :(sfc) a big roar from the crowd as E_Stranger comes on for Bar to play FW
Min. 65 :(sfc) Santos FC made the switch to a A strategy
Min. 69 :(sfc) S_Marsden is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger lobs F_Foster!
          ...  But F_Foster palms it behind
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 74 :(sfc) R_Huth with a probing pass to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Marsden plays it towards the near post!
          ...  F_Foster comes out and claims it!
Min. 76 :(bfa) A_Bagsy is ready to come on to replace Stefano
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 76 :(sfc) E_Stranger with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  E_Stranger has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Socrates plays it into the danger area!
          ...  It comes to E_Stranger
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 77 :(bfa) S_Nakamoto is coming on for J_Plasil and will play MF
Min. 77 :(sfc) S_Marsden loses T_Adams
          ...  Zheng_Zhi fouls badly
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 78 :(bfa) M_Zeffane is being prepared to come on
          ...  R_Tomassi is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 78 :(sfc) E_Sno crosses in from the wing, he finds R_Huth in the box
          ...  A powerful header from R_Huth !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  F_Foster saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 78 :(bfa) A defence splitting pass from P_Do_Shaw to J_Bolm
          ...  D_Moore takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 79 :(sfc) E_Sno looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to E_Stranger
          ...  T_Adams gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 79 :(bfa) Yann_M_Vila beats S_Marsden
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Pele knobbles the attacking player.
          ...  C_V_Carballo blows up for a foul
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 79 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Bagsy
          ...  E_Sno gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Zheng_Zhi curls it into the box!
          ...  It comes to C_Thomson
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 80 :(bfa) P_Do_Shaw cuts the ball back to M_Zeffane
          ...  R_Huth tackles cleanly
Min. 85 :(sfc) Pele with the dribble
          ...  C_Thomson is easily beaten
          ...  Pele must beat F_Foster!
          ...  F_Foster was lucky there
Min. 87 :(sfc) E_Sno with the first time flick to E_Stranger
          ...  What a shot from E_Stranger !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by N_Subotic!
          ...  F_Foster jumps well to claim it!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(sfc) Pele finds his way through
          ...  That was sheer effort
          ...  Zheng_Zhi is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  C_V_Carballo calls him over
          ...  C_V_Carballo tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  E_Sno hoists it forward
          ...  E_Stranger gets on the end of it
          ...  E_Stranger rifles it at the goal !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 89 :(sfc) Pele cuts inside his opponent
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  A_Bagsy with the high feet
          ...  C_V_Carballo will just give him a speaking to
Min. 90 :(sfc) E_Sno sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  E_Sno hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Benfica fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 90 :(bfa) J_Wilshere takes advantage of a bad back pass from Oscar
          ...  Oscar fouls badly
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  C_V_Carballo tries to calm him down

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Academic Stadium
Attendance           : 150,000
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Santos FC Match Info
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Best player          : R_Huth
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Pele (79)
Injured              : N/A
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Benfica Match Info
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Best player          : Yann_M_Vila (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Zheng_Zhi (88)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Santos FC    |     Benfica
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       15
Off target           :          11        |       7
On target            :           6        |       8
Possession           :          47        |       53
Corners              :           5        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       16
Key Tackles          :           5        |       7
Key Passes           :          15        |       15
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Final Score          : Santos FC 0 - 0 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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A_Marshall     GK  39   4   6   5  11 |  95   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
D_Moore        DF   3  30  13  10  16 |  95   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
Josimar        DF   2  29  13   7  23 |  58   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
R_Huth         DF   2  28  10   8  43 |  95   0   1   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
Oscar          DF   2  28   7   9  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
E_Sno          MF   1  11  32  10  30 |  95   0   2   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  30   1
Koki_Mizuno    MF   1   7  32   7  28 |  63   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
S_Marsden      MF   1   8  29   8  46 |  95   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
J_Tessem       AM   1   7  28  17  27 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
Pele           FW   1   8   9  35  26 |  95   0   0   1   0   3   0   1   0   0  -2   8   9
Bar            FW   1   7  10  29  22 |  68   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   3
F_Eggington    GK  27   3   2   2  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Subotic      DF   2  28   7   8  33 |  37   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Beckenbauer    DF   2  26   8   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Socrates       MF   1   6  28   8  12 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   7  26  20 |  27   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

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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F_Foster       GK  38   2   4   4  16 |  95   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
C_Thomson      DF   2  31  12   7  25 |  95   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  60   0   8
T_Adams        DF   2  31   8   7  22 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
Yann_M_Vila    DF   2  29  14   8  22 |  95   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
R_Tomassi      DF   1  28   8   7  37 |  81   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
J_Wilshere     DM   2  19  29  11  19 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Zheng_Zhi      MF   1   9  30   8  42 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  38   3
J_Plasil       MF   1   7  29  10  19 |  80   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Do_Shaw      MF   2   9  29   8  25 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   5
J_Bolm         MF   2  11  28  13  32 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
Stefano        FW   2   9   8  29  39 |  79   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  18
Z_Alomerovic   GK  28   1   1   1  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Zeffane      DF   1  27   9   7  31 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  25  16  32 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Nathan_Dyer    FW   2   7  11  28  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Bagsy        FW   1   8   5  27  15 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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