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Elite FA Cup, Group A Game 1

Schalke 04 0 - 1 Aberdeen

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 1, Schalke 04 vs. Aberdeen (Wed Nov 15)


                           Schalke 04  |  Aberdeen
                            4-1-3-2 P  |  4-5-1 A
                         Ian McNamara  |  Malky McKay
                                       |
                        T_Courtois GK  |  GK L_Fabianski
                     Papakoli_Diop DF  |  DF B_Bryn
                           J_Matip DF  |  DF W_A_Glen
                         E_Herbert DF  |  DF J_Simunovic
                       Seb_Ferrira DF  |  DF A_Macheda
                          J_Height DM  |  MF Douglas_Costa
                           Adriano MF  |  MF R_Nainggolan
                            Rocket MF  |  MF D_Gaitnat
                            Inacio MF  |  MF R_VD_Vaart
                          N_Nalise FW  |  MF J_McArthur
                         G_Neutral FW  |  FW J_Digweed
                                       |
                               Leo SUB |  SUB R_Locke
                        M_Reiziger SUB |  SUB A_Pereira
                         G_Zelalem SUB |  SUB D_E_Boyata
                     O_Lindenbergh SUB |  SUB Almen_Abdi
                          O_Ighalo SUB |  SUB Emerson

Referee: S_Youri (Morrocco)


Min. 2  :(shk) Inacio with a precise pass to J_Height
          ...  J_Height hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 6  :(abn) The ball goes loose!
          ...  J_Digweed seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  J_Digweed hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  T_Courtois dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had T_Courtois beaten!
Min. 7  :(shk) Rocket looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Adriano
          ...  B_Bryn takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 9  :(abn) J_McArthur with the through ball to B_Bryn
          ...  B_Bryn with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  T_Courtois saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 9  :(shk) N_Nalise beats the defender
          ...  W_A_Glen body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 12 :(abn) J_Simunovic has it now
          ...  He takes on Papakoli_Diop
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Digweed!
          ...  J_Digweed tries to beat T_Courtois from outside the area!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 13 :(abn) R_Nainggolan off the woodwork.
          ...  R_VD_Vaart picks up the deflection
          ...  Seb_Ferrira slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Douglas_Costa hits it towards the far post!
          ...  B_Bryn loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  T_Courtois parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 14 :(shk) N_Nalise beats his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  J_Simunovic makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Nalise chips the ball into the area!
          ...  L_Fabianski fists it away!
Min. 15 :(abn) Douglas_Costa crosses to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed with a thundering volley!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Aberdeen go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Schalke 04 0-1 Aberdeen ...
Min. 16 :(shk) Schalke 04 made the switch to a A strategy
Min. 17 :(abn) R_Nainggolan with a precise ball to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  T_Courtois with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 24 :(shk) Rocket hoists the ball across to J_Matip
          ...  A_Macheda intercepts the pass
Min. 26 :(shk) G_Neutral takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  W_A_Glen forces him off the ball
Min. 27 :(shk) Rocket with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  E_Herbert gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  J_Simunovic forces him off the ball
Min. 30 :(shk) Curled in dangerously from Adriano to G_Neutral
          ...  G_Neutral hits a great drive!
          ...  L_Fabianski with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 31 :(abn) J_Digweed finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  J_Digweed throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  T_Courtois makes a fine save
Min. 33 :(abn) R_Nainggolan leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to J_Digweed
          ...  J_Digweed shoots towards goal !
          ...  T_Courtois parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 34 :(shk) J_Height floats the ball in to find G_Neutral
          ...  G_Neutral hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  L_Fabianski makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 36 :(shk) G_Neutral runs into space
          ...  G_Neutral belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  Brilliant save from L_Fabianski
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 39 :(shk) J_Height brings it under control
          ...  He takes on W_A_Glen
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Inacio!
          ...  W_A_Glen reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 41 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  R_Nainggolan gets on the end of the pass
          ...  R_Nainggolan heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(shk) G_Neutral with a flashy move
          ...  G_Neutral with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Schalke 04 0-1 Aberdeen

Min. 46 :(abn) J_Digweed flicks it over the defenders head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  Inacio cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 48 :(shk) Adriano can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to J_Matip
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by B_Bryn
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 49 :(shk) Inacio finds a hole in the defence
          ...  The defence was sleeping
          ...  He made a fantastic run though
          ...  Inacio with the side footed shot!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  L_Fabianski never had a chance!
Min. 51 :(abn) Douglas_Costa looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Gaitnat
          ...  D_Gaitnat with a terrific drive !
          ...  T_Courtois has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_Courtois reacts well to save!!!
Min. 54 :(shk) J_Height lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  Adriano latches on to it
          ...  Fine tackle by B_Bryn
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 57 :(shk) Adriano cuts the ball back to Papakoli_Diop
          ...  Papakoli_Diop with the goal bound shot!
          ...  L_Fabianski gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 61 :(shk) J_Height unselfishly heads the ball back to Papakoli_Diop
          ...  Papakoli_Diop with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But L_Fabianski palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 62 :(abn) R_Nainggolan brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Douglas_Costa gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Douglas_Costa rifles it at the goal !
          ...  T_Courtois is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  T_Courtois looks very relieved!
Min. 63 :(abn) Douglas_Costa with a flashy move
          ...  Douglas_Costa with his head down lets it go !
          ...  T_Courtois makes a fine save
Min. 63 :(shk) The ball rolls free!
          ...  Inacio takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  W_A_Glen leaves his foot in with the challenge!!
          ...  That's a bad foul!!
          ...  S_Youri calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Malky McKay looks relieved
Min. 64 :(abn) D_Gaitnat with the dribble
          ...  Seb_Ferrira is easily beaten
          ...  D_Gaitnat with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 65 :(shk) The ball runs loose!
          ...  N_Nalise seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  W_A_Glen with a pull on the shirt
          ...  S_Youri calls him over
          ...  S_Youri tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  He has already been booked also!
          ...  S_Youri shows him his second yellow!!
          ...  RED CARD!!
Min. 66 :(abn) A_Macheda punches G_Neutral off the ball
          ...  He's Butted him !
          ...  S_Youri has stopped play
          ...  S_Youri calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Malky McKay looks relieved
Min. 70 :(shk) M_Reiziger is coming on for J_Matip and playing DF
Min. 70 :(shk) G_Zelalem comes on for Adriano and takes up a MF role
Min. 70 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh is coming on for Rocket and playing MF
Min. 70 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds N_Nalise
          ...  D_Gaitnat with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
          ...  S_Youri calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Malky McKay looks relieved
Min. 71 :(abn) R_Nainggolan sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to B_Bryn
          ...  A wicked drive by B_Bryn !
          ...  But T_Courtois stops that one easily
Min. 72 :(abn) J_McArthur hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  J_Digweed latches onto it!
          ...  J_Digweed hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 73 :(shk) J_Height moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to Papakoli_Diop
          ...  Papakoli_Diop has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  L_Fabianski just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 73 :(abn) J_McArthur backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  J_Digweed latches onto the end of it
          ...  Papakoli_Diop steals the ball of off him
Min. 74 :(shk) G_Zelalem gets possession in his own half
          ...  J_Simunovic hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Zelalem plays it into the danger area!
          ...  L_Fabianski catches it!
Min. 75 :(shk) G_Zelalem gets to the by line and finds Papakoli_Diop with a beautiful cross
          ...  Papakoli_Diop has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 77 :(shk) E_Herbert with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  E_Herbert with the chance !
          ...  L_Fabianski saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 77 :(shk) G_Zelalem is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to G_Neutral
          ...  J_Digweed is late with that one
          ...  I think he was just trying to get to the ball
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Malky McKay looks relieved
          ...  Ian McNamara is far from happy with that decision
Min. 78 :(abn) Almen_Abdi will come on for R_Nainggolan and play MF
Min. 78 :(abn) Emerson replaces an unhappy J_Digweed and will play as a FW
Min. 78 :(shk) M_Reiziger takes advantage of a mistake by B_Bryn
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  M_Reiziger drives the shot in!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  L_Fabianski never had a chance!
Min. 79 :(shk) Inacio with a short pass to find N_Nalise
          ...  J_Simunovic forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  G_Zelalem chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  L_Fabianski easily catches it!
Min. 79 :(abn) J_Simunovic pulls up
          ...  That looks like his hamstring went
          ...  He wont be able to continue!!
Min. 79 :(abn) A_Pereira will come on for J_Simunovic and play DF
Min. 81 :(shk) J_Height whips the ball across to G_Neutral
          ...  R_VD_Vaart wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 84 :(shk) Papakoli_Diop flicks it over the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  B_Bryn rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's S_Youri going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 85 :(abn) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Aberdeen will now play D
Min. 86 :(abn) J_McArthur flicks the ball through
          ...  Emerson runs onto it!
          ...  Emerson fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But T_Courtois tips it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(shk) J_Height with a reverse pass to O_Lindenbergh
          ...  O_Lindenbergh attempts a chip!
          ...  L_Fabianski makes a good save
Min. 92 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh threads the through ball to G_Neutral
          ...  G_Neutral unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  But L_Fabianski smothers the ball.
Min. 93 :(shk) Inacio curls the ball out wide to N_Nalise
          ...  N_Nalise from 20 yards !
          ...  L_Fabianski gathers it comfortably

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Veltins Arena
Attendance           : 77,000
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Schalke 04 Match Info
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Best player          : J_Height
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : B_Bryn (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Digweed (15)
Sent Off             : W_A_Glen (65)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : J_Simunovic (79)
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Match Statistics
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                            Schalke 04    |    Aberdeen
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       16
Off target           :           6        |       6
On target            :           9        |       10
Possession           :          42        |       58
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       14
Key Tackles          :           3        |       12
Key Passes           :          20        |       13
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Final Score          : Schalke 04 0 - 1 Aberdeen
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Player Statistics - Schalke 04
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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T_Courtois     GK  28   1   2   3  22 |  95   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
Papakoli_Diop  DF   2  26  16   8  24 |  95   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0  20   0  12
J_Matip        DF   3  26   8   7  10 |  72   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Herbert      DF   1  25   7  11  41 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Seb_Ferrira    DF   2  24   8   9  20 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Height       DM   3  14  23   7  22 |  95   0   0   7   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  70   1
Adriano        MF   1   8  24  12  43 |  72   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -20
Rocket         MF   2  10  24  10  33 |  72   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -20
Inacio         MF   2  13  23  12  22 |  95   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
N_Nalise       FW   2   4   7  25  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
G_Neutral      FW   1   7   7  23  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  21
Leo            GK  27   2   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Reiziger     DF   2  23   6   7  21 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
G_Zelalem      MF   2   6  23  10  21 |  23   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
O_Lindenbergh  MF   1   8  23   9  32 |  23   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
O_Ighalo       FW   1   8   7  24  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Aberdeen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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L_Fabianski    GK  39   8   4   7  14 |  95  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0   0
B_Bryn         DF   2  30   8   8  31 |  95   0   4   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  80   0  15
W_A_Glen       DF   2  28   7   8  31 |  67   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  30 -10 -10
J_Simunovic    DF   3  28   7   7  21 |  81   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
A_Macheda      DF   3  28   5   6  42 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Douglas_Costa  MF   2   8  30  11  42 |  95   0   0   2   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  35   6
R_Nainggolan   MF   1   7  28   5  23 |  80   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  70  21
D_Gaitnat      MF   2   9  27  10  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  27   8  24 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30  20
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  27   7  12 |  95   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_Digweed      FW   1   8   9  30  19 |  80   0   0   0   0   7   1   0   0   0   0   0  48
R_Locke        GK  36   2   4   4  15 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Pereira      DF   2  28  12   7  14 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  26  10   8  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  27  11  30 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  27  21 |  15   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
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