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Elite FA Cup, Quarter Final

Santos FC 4 - 2 Valencia

Elite FA Cup Quarter Final Match, Santos FC vs. Valencia (Wed Aug 12)


                            Santos FC  |  Valencia
                            4-3-1-2 E  |  4-3-3 P
                           Glyn Rigby  |  Andie Glen
                                       |
                           Ederson GK  |  GK D_Van_Don_Bur
                        Raul_Albil DF  |  DF B_Ivanovic
                          Leonardo DF  |  DF J_Stam
                           T_Silva DF  |  DF A_Nouri
                          Agostini DF  |  DF M_Salah
                            R_Kopa MF  |  MF T_Cruise
                           Draxler MF  |  MF M_Kikuchi
                         Jairzinho MF  |  MF B_Green
                         O_Ruggeri AM  |  FW W_Jose
                               Bar FW  |  FW D_Trezeguet
                         Neymar_Jr FW  |  FW M_Bombarda
                                       |
                               Leo SUB |  SUB Ji_Han_Sun
                             Oscar SUB |  SUB D_E_Boyata
                          Socrates SUB |  SUB E_Herbert
                          Casemiro SUB |  SUB Drexler
                             Bojan SUB |  SUB Eusebio

Referee: F_Brych (Germany)


Min. 1  :(vla) D_Trezeguet jumps over Leonardo's challenge
          ...  Agostini reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 2  :(sfc) Agostini crosses into the box, finding Bar
          ...  Bar with a bicycle kick !
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs towards the fans!
          ...  And slides on his knees!
          ...  That's put Santos FC in front!
          ...  Santos FC 1-0 Valencia ...
Min. 3  :(vla) Valencia's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 6  :(sfc) T_Silva plays it forward to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Draxler chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  O_Ruggeri with the shot!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And D_Van_Don_Bur recovers to save!!
Min. 7  :(sfc) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Neymar_Jr is through!
          ...  J_Stam cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 7  :(vla) W_Jose with the kinky dribble
          ...  W_Jose belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  Ederson makes a good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Trezeguet lofts the ball in!
          ...  Ederson fists it away!
Min. 8  :(vla) M_Kikuchi with the nod to M_Bombarda
          ...  M_Bombarda tries to chip the ball over Ederson!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 11 :(sfc) Leonardo with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves the defender behind
          ...  The cross hits Leonardo on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur holds his head in his hands!
          ...  Santos FC 2-0 Valencia ...
Min. 13 :(sfc) Draxler runs into space
          ...  Draxler tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur was lucky there
Min. 14 :(sfc) Leonardo drives it forward to Bar
          ...  Bar unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 14 :(vla) W_Jose moves forward
          ...  Agostini pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  F_Brych has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by F_Brych!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  D_Trezeguet with the delicate chip over the wall
          ...  Ederson gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Santos FC 2-1 Valencia ...
Min. 15 :(sfc) Draxler squares it to Bar
          ...  M_Salah takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 15 :(vla) D_Trezeguet beats his marker
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  Raul_Albil with a deliberate foul
          ...  He should be jailed for that
          ...  F_Brych reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  T_Cruise shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to M_Bombarda instead
          ...  M_Bombarda hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  But Ederson tips it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Bombarda chips the ball into the area!
          ...  Ederson easily catches it!
Min. 16 :(sfc) T_Silva with an in swinging cross to O_Ruggeri
          ...  But B_Ivanovic slides in two footed.
          ...  F_Brych has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 17 :(sfc) Bar with the kinky dribble
          ...  T_Cruise with the high feet
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 18 :(sfc) R_Kopa has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  Bar gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  B_Ivanovic bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 21 :(sfc) Agostini knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Agostini fires the shot in!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 23 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with the towering header to Agostini
          ...  Agostini shoots towards goal !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 28 :(sfc) R_Kopa with a slick pass to Bar
          ...  J_Stam plays the back pass
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  What a lucky escape!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by O_Ruggeri!
          ...  J_Stam wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 29 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri sidesteps A_Nouri
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  But J_Stam barges him off the ball
Min. 30 :(vla) D_Trezeguet with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  Jairzinho with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
Min. 30 :(vla) T_Cruise has it now
          ...  He takes on Leonardo
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in B_Ivanovic!
          ...  But Raul_Albil wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but F_Brych has none of it.
Min. 31 :(sfc) Draxler slides it through the middle to O_Ruggeri
          ...  M_Salah clears with a diving header
Min. 33 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  But B_Ivanovic wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 33 :(vla) D_Trezeguet with a neat pass into M_Bombarda
          ...  Agostini gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 37 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with a pinpoint pass to Raul_Albil
          ...  Raul_Albil is clean through!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur tries to make himself big
          ...  He rounds D_Van_Don_Bur
          ...  He taps it towards the goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Santos FC 3-1 Valencia ...
Min. 38 :(vla) M_Kikuchi finds J_Stam with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  But T_Silva sweeps up the threat
Min. 41 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  O_Ruggeri drives it low !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He just manages to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Draxler drives it into the box!
          ...  J_Stam clears the danger
Min. 42 :(vla) A_Nouri crosses in from the wing, he finds B_Ivanovic in the box
          ...  O_Ruggeri is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  F_Brych calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(sfc) Jairzinho is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to Neymar_Jr
          ...  A powerful header from Neymar_Jr !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 44 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr shapes up for a shot!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 45 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with a probing through ball Neymar_Jr
          ...  A cheeky lob from Neymar_Jr !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 46 :(sfc) T_Silva looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Bar
          ...  Bar with the drive!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Santos FC 3-1 Valencia

Min. 46 :(vla) M_Bombarda sprints past Raul_Albil
          ...  M_Bombarda belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  Ederson with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 47 :(sfc) R_Kopa is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to O_Ruggeri
          ...  A powerful shot by O_Ruggeri !
          ...  Looks like it should be D_Van_Don_Bur's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 48 :(sfc) T_Silva with a measured pass to Bar
          ...  Bar drives it low !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 55 :(sfc) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Oscar will come on for Leonardo and play DF
Min. 55 :(sfc) R_Kopa unselfishly heads the ball back to O_Ruggeri
          ...  But B_Ivanovic spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 56 :(sfc) Jairzinho steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Jairzinho hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur gets his fingertips to it
Min. 59 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds Neymar_Jr
          ...  Neymar_Jr with a powerful header !
          ...  But D_Van_Don_Bur punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 60 :(sfc) Bojan replaces an unhappy Neymar_Jr and will play as a FW
Min. 60 :(vla) Drexler takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace B_Green as MF
Min. 64 :(sfc) Bojan steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs A_Nouri
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Bojan attempts to drive it home!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 64 :(vla) D_Trezeguet beats his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  O_Ruggeri gathers up the loose ball
Min. 65 :(sfc) a big roar from the crowd as Casemiro comes on for Draxler to play MF
Min. 65 :(sfc) R_Kopa with an intelligent ball to Bojan
          ...  Bojan with the shot !
          ...  But D_Van_Don_Bur just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Draxler plays it into the danger area!
          ...  O_Ruggeri loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 66 :(vla) D_E_Boyata is going to be brought on
          ...  A_Nouri is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 66 :(vla) Eusebio is being brought on
          ...  W_Jose is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 66 :(vla) Drexler 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!
          ...  M_Bombarda receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  M_Bombarda has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But Ederson is equal to it
Min. 67 :(sfc) Jairzinho looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Bar
          ...  Bar hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 70 :(sfc) interesting tactic change...
          ...  O_Ruggeri will now play as MF
Min. 70 :(vla) B_Ivanovic finds D_Trezeguet with a ball over the defence
          ...  D_Trezeguet heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 71 :(vla) Eusebio sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Bombarda
          ...  O_Ruggeri steals the ball of off him
Min. 72 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri knocks it past B_Ivanovic and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  O_Ruggeri tries to chip the ball over D_Van_Don_Bur!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 73 :(sfc) O_Ruggeri with the Cruyff turn
          ...  O_Ruggeri hits a great shot !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Kopa chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  Bar gets to it!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 74 :(sfc) Jairzinho gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Casemiro
          ...  Casemiro with a thundering volley!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Bojan hits it towards the far post!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 75 :(vla) Eusebio with the first time flick to M_Bombarda
          ...  M_Bombarda is clean through!
          ...  The linesman has his flag raised
          ...  But F_Brych waves play on
          ...  He just has to beat Ederson
          ...  He rounds Ederson
          ...  He taps it towards the goal!
          ...  Ederson manages to get to it !!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Drexler plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_E_Boyata gets his head on it
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eusebio hits it towards the far post!
          ...  Oscar gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 77 :(vla) M_Bombarda sidesteps Agostini
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by M_Bombarda !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 79 :(vla) D_Trezeguet plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  Intercepted by Oscar
Min. 81 :(sfc) Raul_Albil beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  But B_Ivanovic slides in
Min. 82 :(sfc) Jairzinho is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to R_Kopa
          ...  R_Kopa is clean through!
          ...  The linesman has his flag raised
          ...  But F_Brych waves play on
          ...  He just has to beat D_Van_Don_Bur
          ...  He dinks it over D_Van_Don_Bur
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Santos FC 4-1 Valencia ...
Min. 82 :(vla) Drexler gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  M_Kikuchi is unmarked
          ...  M_Kikuchi with a thundering drive!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It flew past Ederson
          ...  That puts Valencia back in with a shout!
          ...  Santos FC 4-2 Valencia ...
Min. 84 :(sfc) Casemiro runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Raul_Albil
          ...  But D_E_Boyata wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but F_Brych has none of it.
Min. 85 :(sfc) Raul_Albil feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Bar runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Bar !
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  D_Van_Don_Bur makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(sfc) Bojan takes advantage of a mistake by M_Salah
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  Bojan bears down on goal!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The Valencia fans laugh at him

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Estadio Urbano Caldeira
Attendance           : 140,095
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Santos FC Match Info
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Best player          : O_Ruggeri (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Bar (2), Leonardo (11), Raul_Albil (37), R_Kopa (82)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Raul_Albil (15)
Injured              : N/A
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Valencia Match Info
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Best player          : M_Kikuchi
Scorers              : D_Trezeguet (14), M_Kikuchi (82)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Santos FC     |    Valencia
Attempts on Goal     :          29        |       11
Off target           :          11        |       4
On target            :          18        |       7
Possession           :          67        |       33
Corners              :           6        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          11        |       4
Key Tackles          :           7        |       11
Key Passes           :          24        |       10
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Final Score          : Santos FC 4 - 2 Valencia
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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 |  94   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
Raul_Albil     DF   2  33  12   7  35 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   1   1   0   0  18   8  33
Leonardo       DF   2  33  11  11  22 |  57   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
T_Silva        DF   1  32  10  10  42 |  94   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
Agostini       DF   2  30  12  10  41 |  94   0   2   1   1   2   0   0   0   0  60  50  20
R_Kopa         MF   2  15  35   9  23 |  94   0   0   5   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  50  35
Draxler        MF   1   9  34   8  31 |  67   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40  30
Jairzinho      MF   1   9  30  11  23 |  94   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  10
O_Ruggeri      MF   1   9  28  23  19 |  94   0   2   5   1   6   0   0   0   0  40  70  30
Bar            FW   1   8  10  36  22 |  94   0   0   0   0   7   1   0   0   0   0   0  75
Neymar_Jr      FW   1   9   8  33  20 |  62   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  40
Leo            GK  28   2   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Oscar          DF   2  34   8  10  31 |  37   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Socrates       MF   1   6  32   9  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Casemiro       MF   3   7  31   5  11 |  27   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Bojan          FW   2   7  10  30  12 |  32   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - Valencia
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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D_Van_Don_Bur  GK  36   2   7   5  23 |  94  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
B_Ivanovic     DF   3  31  11   7  22 |  94   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  10   0
J_Stam         DF   2  30   9   7  29 |  94   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
A_Nouri        DF   1  29  12   6  21 |  68   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Salah        DF   2  29   8   8  22 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  30   9  39 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Kikuchi      MF   1  16  29   9  30 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  35
B_Green        MF   2  16  28   6  30 |  62   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_Jose         FW   3   9   9  30  10 |  68   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  29  21 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
M_Bombarda     FW   2   7   5  29  22 |  94   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  40
Ji_Han_Sun     GK  33   3   1   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  31  11   9  11 |  26   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
E_Herbert      DF   1  29   7  11  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Drexler        MF   3   9  31  10  12 |  32   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
Eusebio        MF   1   5  29  11  21 |  26   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
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