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Elite League Cup Match 2

Schalke 04 1 - 2 Hearts

Elite League Cup Group Match, Schalke 04 vs. Hearts (Wed Nov 01)


                           Schalke 04  |  Hearts
                          5-1-1-1-2 A  |  4-4-2 N
                         Ian McNamara  |  Matias Finkelstein
                                       |
                        T_Courtois GK  |  GK S_Bartram
                           J_Matip DF  |  DF S_Van_Doorn
                     Papakoli_Diop DF  |  DF A_Van_Buuren
                         E_Herbert DF  |  DF P_Sweeper
                       Seb_Ferrira DF  |  DF R_Meadow
                        M_Reiziger DF  |  MF E_Manson
                          J_Height DM  |  MF E_Cantona
                     O_Lindenbergh MF  |  MF A_Addey
                         G_Zelalem AM  |  MF L_Cubas
                          O_Ighalo FW  |  FW Amauri
                         G_Neutral FW  |  FW Puskas
                                       |
                               Leo SUB |  SUB P_Gulacsi
                            Inacio SUB |  SUB Y_Vern
                            Rocket SUB |  SUB David_Alaba
                           D_Solga SUB |  SUB Kelvin
                          N_Nalise SUB |  SUB D_Bunting

Referee: S_Youri (Morrocco)


Min. 1  :(hts) Hearts switch to playing A
Min. 4  :(shk) J_Matip makes the tackle
          ...  He gets to his feet quickly
          ...  He's beat the defender to the ball
          ...  J_Matip aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  S_Bartram makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 6  :(shk) O_Lindenbergh finds G_Zelalem in acres of space
          ...  P_Sweeper takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 6  :(shk) Seb_Ferrira pulls it back to E_Herbert
          ...  Amauri tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  S_Youri has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by S_Youri!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 9  :(hts) E_Cantona with a clever shimmy
          ...  E_Cantona shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But T_Courtois just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 10 :(shk) Seb_Ferrira with a glorious long pass to G_Neutral
          ...  A great volley from G_Neutral !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 12 :(shk) G_Neutral picks up the loose ball and runs forward with it
          ...  The cross hits G_Neutral on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  S_Bartram is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 14 :(shk) G_Zelalem boots it towards G_Neutral
          ...  P_Sweeper clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 16 :(shk) G_Zelalem backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  G_Neutral gets on the end of it
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  A_Van_Buuren takes possession
Min. 19 :(hts) Amauri breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on T_Courtois!
          ...  M_Reiziger brings him down!
          ...  S_Youri calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
Min. 20 :(shk) G_Neutral runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  R_Meadow gets to the ball first
Min. 28 :(shk) Papakoli_Diop skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo fires the shot in!
          ...  But S_Bartram parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 28 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn is through on goal
          ...  S_Van_Doorn attempts to nutmeg T_Courtois!
          ...  But T_Courtois tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Cantona chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  E_Manson loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  T_Courtois gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He just manages to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Meadow curls it into the box!
          ...  T_Courtois comes out and claims it!
Min. 29 :(hts) L_Cubas loses J_Matip
          ...  L_Cubas with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  T_Courtois fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 32 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh whips the ball across to E_Herbert
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by E_Herbert !
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 34 :(hts) P_Sweeper takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Cantona
          ...  J_Matip pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 37 :(hts) R_Meadow knocks the ball back to S_Bartram
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Schalke 04 1-0 Hearts ...
Min. 39 :(shk) J_Height unselfishly lays the ball back to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo gets up high for the header !
          ...  S_Bartram parries it
Min. 39 :(hts) E_Cantona with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to Amauri
          ...  Amauri with the drive!
          ...  T_Courtois was lucky there
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(shk) J_Matip whips the ball across to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  S_Bartram is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  S_Bartram looks very relieved!
Min. 45 :(hts) A_Addey drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Amauri
          ...  Seb_Ferrira with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!

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

Min. 48 :(shk) G_Neutral with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  A_Van_Buuren tackles cleanly
Min. 48 :(shk) The ball rolls free!
          ...  G_Neutral takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  Amauri with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  S_Youri tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 50 :(shk) O_Ighalo with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past P_Sweeper
          ...  P_Sweeper does well to get the tackle in
Min. 50 :(hts) R_Meadow retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  S_Van_Doorn latches onto the end of it
          ...  S_Van_Doorn goes for goal !
          ...  T_Courtois with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 52 :(shk) Seb_Ferrira heads the ball back to M_Reiziger
          ...  R_Meadow tackles cleanly
Min. 55 :(hts) L_Cubas runs at Papakoli_Diop
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  L_Cubas cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  But T_Courtois tips it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 56 :(shk) E_Herbert with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  E_Herbert blasts it at the goal !
          ...  What agility from S_Bartram
Min. 59 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh flicks the ball through
          ...  G_Neutral runs onto it!
          ...  G_Neutral curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  But S_Bartram hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 60 :(hts) There's going to be a change
          ...  Y_Vern will come on for P_Sweeper and play DF
Min. 60 :(hts) Y_Vern takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into Puskas
          ...  O_Lindenbergh with a well timed tackle
          ...  S_Youri didn't like it though
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 60 :(hts) E_Cantona holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Puskas
          ...  Puskas with the shot !
          ...  T_Courtois makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 61 :(hts) E_Manson with a precise pass to Amauri
          ...  Amauri chases it through, he must score !
          ...  T_Courtois won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Excellent strike!!
          ...  It's all square now!
          ...  Schalke 04 1-1 Hearts ...
Min. 62 :(hts) L_Cubas with a glorious long pass to Y_Vern
          ...  Papakoli_Diop with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 63 :(hts) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Kelvin will come on for L_Cubas and play MF
Min. 63 :(shk) J_Matip plays a long ball to G_Zelalem
          ...  But Y_Vern sweeps up the threat
Min. 65 :(hts) R_Meadow is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Amauri
          ...  Amauri with the shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  T_Courtois was well beaten there!
          ...  Lets see if Hearts can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Schalke 04 1-2 Hearts ...
Min. 66 :(hts) Hearts will now play C
Min. 66 :(shk) O_Ighalo finds the space intelligently
          ...  But S_Van_Doorn reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 67 :(hts) Puskas beats Papakoli_Diop
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Puskas tries to beat T_Courtois from outside the area!
          ...  But T_Courtois makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!
Min. 69 :(hts) D_Bunting is being prepared to come on
          ...  Amauri is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 69 :(hts) A_Addey pushes it past J_Matip
          ...  A_Addey goes for the top corner !
          ...  But T_Courtois just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 70 :(shk) Inacio will come on for J_Matip and play DF
Min. 70 :(shk) Rocket replaces G_Zelalem to play as a AM
Min. 70 :(shk) There's going to be a change
          ...  N_Nalise will come on for G_Neutral and play FW
Min. 72 :(shk) E_Herbert with a simple pass to O_Ighalo
          ...  A thundering drive by O_Ighalo !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 72 :(hts) A_Addey beats Seb_Ferrira
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves S_Youri
          ...  A_Addey tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  T_Courtois parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 74 :(hts) E_Manson flicks it past Seb_Ferrira
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  Papakoli_Diop rushes in with a clumsy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  S_Youri calls him for a talk
Min. 74 :(hts) D_Bunting has space to run with the ball
          ...  D_Bunting hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 78 :(shk) Rocket with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Papakoli_Diop gets on the end of the pass
          ...  But R_Meadow comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 81 :(hts) E_Cantona takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past E_Herbert
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  E_Cantona fires a shot at goal !
          ...  T_Courtois with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 82 :(shk) O_Ighalo picks out Inacio with the cross
          ...  Inacio hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  S_Bartram with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Height chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  S_Bartram easily claims the ball!
Min. 83 :(shk) M_Reiziger finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  Y_Vern with an ugly foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  S_Youri reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  Rocket floats it forward
          ...  N_Nalise latches onto the end of it
          ...  S_Van_Doorn slices it
          ...  S_Bartram moves quickly!!
          ...  He can't get there!
          ...  It inches just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  O_Ighalo hits it towards the far post!
          ...  S_Bartram easily catches it!
Min. 86 :(hts) S_Van_Doorn pass splits open the defence and finds Kelvin
          ...  Kelvin tries to chip the ball over T_Courtois!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 87 :(shk) Inacio barges Y_Vern off the ball
          ...  A_Van_Buuren goes in studs first
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  Papakoli_Diop plays it short to Seb_Ferrira
          ...  Seb_Ferrira has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Rocket hits it into the box!
          ...  S_Bartram makes the catch!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(shk) N_Nalise takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past S_Van_Doorn
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  N_Nalise with the chance !
          ...  S_Bartram parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 88 :(hts) D_Bunting bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to A_Addey
          ...  A wicked drive by A_Addey !
          ...  But T_Courtois hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 90 :(shk) Inacio with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  Inacio attempts the shot!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 90 :(hts) Kelvin plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  Kelvin tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post

*************  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_Matip
Scorers              : R_Meadow (37 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Reiziger (19)
Injured              : N/A
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Hearts Match Info
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Best player          : Amauri (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Amauri (61,65)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Amauri (6), Y_Vern (83), A_Van_Buuren (87)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Schalke 04    |     Hearts
Attempts on Goal     :          14        |       18
Off target           :           7        |       4
On target            :           7        |       14
Possession           :          41        |       59
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       9
Key Tackles          :           3        |       11
Key Passes           :          15        |       11
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Final Score          : Schalke 04 1 - 2 Hearts
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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  27   1   2   3  22 |  94  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
J_Matip        DF   3  26   8   7  10 |  71   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   5
Papakoli_Diop  DF   2  25  16   8  24 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
E_Herbert      DF   1  25   7  11  41 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   6
Seb_Ferrira    DF   2  24   8   9  20 |  94   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
M_Reiziger     DF   2  23   6   6  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0 -22 -22 -22
J_Height       DM   3  14  23   7  22 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
O_Lindenbergh  MF   1   8  23   9  32 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
G_Zelalem      AM   2   6  23  10  21 |  71   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
O_Ighalo       FW   1   8   7  24  21 |  94   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  12
G_Neutral      FW   1   7   7  23  31 |  71   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
Leo            GK  27   2   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Inacio         DF   2  13  23  12  22 |  23   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Rocket         AM   2  10  24  10  33 |  23   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Solga        MF   2   9  23  10  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Nalise       FW   2   4   7  25  20 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5

Player Statistics - Hearts
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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S_Bartram      GK  34   4   4   5  30 |  94  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
S_Van_Doorn    DF   1  30  13   5  26 |  94   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
A_Van_Buuren   DF   2  29  12   8  25 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  58  18  18
P_Sweeper      DF   2  29   6  11  22 |  61   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
R_Meadow       DF   2  24  13   8  31 |  94   0   3   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  15   0
E_Manson       MF   1  10  27   9  24 |  94   0   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  25   5
E_Cantona      MF   2   7  26  15  41 |  94   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
A_Addey        MF   2  11  24  10  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
L_Cubas        MF   3   8  24   8  11 |  64   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Amauri         FW   2   7   8  27  29 |  70   0   0   0   0   3   2   1   0   0  -2  -2  63
Puskas         FW   2   7   6  25  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
P_Gulacsi      GK  23   2   3   3  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Y_Vern         DF   1  23  11   7  34 |  33   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
David_Alaba    DF   3  23   7   7  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Kelvin         MF   2   7  25  12  36 |  30   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  22
D_Bunting      FW   1   2   8  26  31 |  24   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
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