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Elite FA Cup, Group C Game 2

Sunderland 1 - 1 Arsenal

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 2, Sunderland vs. Arsenal (Thu Jan 02)


                           Sunderland  |  Arsenal
                            4-1-3-2 C  |  4-5-1 E
                         John Gemmell  |  Adrian Dalmedo
                                       |
                          T_McGill GK  |  GK D_James
                         B_Weinman DF  |  DF R_Holding
                          A_Brehme DF  |  DF P_Evra
                              Boli DF  |  DF C_Chambers
                          D_Aitken DF  |  DF D_Burn
                          S_Dollan DM  |  MF T_Cruise
                        M_V_Bommel MF  |  MF P_Bouba_Diop
                        H_Kagamoti MF  |  MF D_Rocastle
                              Atsu MF  |  MF S_Matthews
                        A_Arshavin FW  |  MF E_Spence
                           J_Vardy FW  |  FW P_Crouch
                                       |
                        R_Clemance SUB |  SUB D_de_Gea
                           D_Jones SUB |  SUB Henrique
                           S_Walsh SUB |  SUB B_Yaga
                           D_Solga SUB |  SUB N_Anelka
                       L_Shankland SUB |  SUB Edouard

Referee: C_V_Carballo (Spain)


Min. 1  :(sun) J_Vardy watches his team-mates pull the defenders out of position
          ...  He decides to be greedy and run into the space
          ...  He's gone right through!
          ...  Cleared by D_Burn
Min. 2  :(arn) D_Rocastle has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past B_Weinman
          ...  He puts in R_Holding!
          ...  Boli takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 3  :(sun) Atsu pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  A_Arshavin is clean through!
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  P_Evra hits it out for a throw
Min. 3  :(arn) A defence splitting pass from S_Matthews to R_Holding
          ...  But Boli puts the ball out of play
Min. 4  :(arn) T_Cruise heads the ball back to D_Burn
          ...  H_Kagamoti read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 5  :(sun) H_Kagamoti holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to J_Vardy
          ...  J_Vardy hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  D_James beats the ball away
Min. 7  :(sun) H_Kagamoti sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Vardy
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  C_Chambers hits it out for a throw
Min. 7  :(arn) T_Cruise hoofs it up field to find P_Evra
          ...  P_Evra from 20 yards !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 14 :(arn) P_Crouch nutmegs B_Weinman
          ...  P_Crouch with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But T_McGill tips it over
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 15 :(sun) B_Weinman runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  D_Rocastle with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
Min. 17 :(arn) D_Burn with the dribble
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  The fans are on their feet
          ...  But D_Aitken wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Cruise lofts the ball in!
          ...  D_Rocastle with the shot!
          ...  T_McGill gets his fingertips to it
Min. 20 :(sun) J_Vardy with a smart turn
          ...  J_Vardy drives the shot in!
          ...  D_James makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 21 :(sun) Atsu is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to J_Vardy
          ...  J_Vardy with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  Over the bar
Min. 24 :(arn) P_Crouch runs at the defence
          ...  B_Weinman cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 25 :(arn) R_Holding finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  A_Brehme makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by E_Spence
          ...  Boli wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 26 :(arn) D_Rocastle has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Boli
          ...  He knocks it to P_Crouch!
          ...  P_Crouch tries the shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A classy finish
          ...  That's given Arsenal the lead!
          ...  Sunderland 0-1 Arsenal ...
Min. 27 :(sun) Sunderland switch to playing A
Min. 28 :(sun) S_Dollan bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to A_Arshavin
          ...  A_Arshavin throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And D_James reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_V_Bommel chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  The ball comes to A_Arshavin
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  D_James gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 31 :(sun) J_Vardy makes himself available
          ...  R_Holding read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 32 :(arn) P_Evra hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  D_Rocastle collects the loose ball!
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by D_Rocastle !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 33 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop fires over a low cross to C_Chambers
          ...  C_Chambers is through on goal!
          ...  The flag stays down
          ...  He just has T_McGill to beat
          ...  He tries to slide it past T_McGill
          ...  T_McGill smothers the ball !!
Min. 35 :(sun) H_Kagamoti with a measured pass to J_Vardy
          ...  J_Vardy beats the defender to the ball
          ...  He beats a second defender
          ...  He just has D_James to beat!
          ...  He dinks it over D_James
          ...  D_James reacts well to save !!
Min. 36 :(sun) H_Kagamoti with electric pace
          ...  He eases past E_Spence
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from H_Kagamoti !
          ...  But D_James makes a fine save
Min. 37 :(sun) J_Vardy knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  But E_Spence sweeps up the threat
Min. 38 :(arn) P_Crouch with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows Boli a clean set of heals
          ...  P_Crouch goes for goal !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 39 :(sun) Atsu has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past R_Holding
          ...  He knocks it to A_Arshavin!
          ...  A_Arshavin with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He grabs the corner flag and pretends to sing!
          ...  Sunderland are back level!
          ...  Sunderland 1-1 Arsenal ...
Min. 39 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop holds the ball up
          ...  He sees E_Spence in space!
          ...  A delicate header from E_Spence !
          ...  But T_McGill palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to E_Spence
          ...  B_Weinman goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 46 :(sun) M_V_Bommel takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to A_Brehme
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 47 :(sun) M_V_Bommel boots it towards Atsu
          ...  Atsu with the overhead !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 47 :(arn) E_Spence sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to P_Crouch
          ...  P_Crouch cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Cruise chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  B_Weinman reads it well and clears the danger

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Sunderland 1-1 Arsenal

Min. 46 :(arn) S_Matthews changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Crouch
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by P_Crouch !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 47 :(sun) Boli floats the ball in to find A_Arshavin
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop wins the ball
Min. 47 :(arn) T_Cruise plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  T_Cruise flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  T_McGill makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 49 :(arn) T_Cruise takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into D_Rocastle
          ...  D_Rocastle smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 50 :(sun) A_Arshavin takes advantage of a mistake by P_Evra
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  A_Arshavin attempts a low drive!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  D_James is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Dollan hits it towards the far post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of D_James
Min. 52 :(sun) S_Dollan punches P_Bouba_Diop off the ball
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  He's been hard done by for that!!
Min. 54 :(sun) Atsu with an incisive pass to J_Vardy
          ...  J_Vardy hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  It's beaten D_James
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 57 :(arn) P_Crouch takes advantage of a bad back pass from B_Weinman
          ...  P_Crouch uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  T_McGill gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!
Min. 59 :(arn) T_Cruise slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  T_Cruise hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 60 :(sun) D_Solga replaces M_V_Bommel and will play MF
Min. 60 :(arn) N_Anelka is ready to come on to replace S_Matthews
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 60 :(arn) Arsenal will now play A after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 60 :(arn) N_Anelka beats A_Arshavin
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Boli and it had to be
Min. 65 :(arn) N_Anelka is unmarked!
          ...  N_Anelka rifles it at the goal !
          ...  T_McGill can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  T_McGill makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 67 :(arn) P_Crouch with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past H_Kagamoti
          ...  A_Brehme body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  C_V_Carballo wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 68 :(sun) D_Solga is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  B_Weinman latches onto the ball
          ...  What a shot from B_Weinman !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 69 :(sun) D_Solga has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_Evra!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  D_Solga leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  D_James parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 70 :(sun) S_Walsh replaces B_Weinman to play as a DF
Min. 70 :(sun) L_Shankland is coming on for A_Arshavin and playing FW
Min. 70 :(arn) Edouard comes on for E_Spence and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 71 :(sun) H_Kagamoti is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to J_Vardy
          ...  C_Chambers is forced to retreat
          ...  He knocks it back!
          ...  D_James misses it!
          ...  It creeps just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  H_Kagamoti hits it towards the far post!
          ...  D_James easily catches it!
Min. 72 :(sun) L_Shankland leaves his marker standing
          ...  L_Shankland hits a crisp volley!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 73 :(arn) T_Cruise takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Burn
          ...  D_Burn flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  T_McGill makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 75 :(arn) D_Rocastle crosses to N_Anelka
          ...  A wicked drive by N_Anelka !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into T_McGill's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 76 :(sun) L_Shankland sprints past P_Evra
          ...  P_Evra goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 76 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to C_Chambers
          ...  C_Chambers with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  T_McGill falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 79 :(sun) L_Shankland gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  L_Shankland looks to see where D_James is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  H_Kagamoti chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by R_Holding
Min. 79 :(arn) D_Rocastle with a precise pass to N_Anelka
          ...  But A_Brehme spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 82 :(arn) T_Cruise with the through ball to D_Rocastle
          ...  D_Aitken with a terrible tackle
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 82 :(sun) L_Shankland knocks the ball past P_Crouch
          ...  P_Crouch with a nasty foul
Min. 83 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  T_McGill makes a good save
Min. 84 :(arn) B_Yaga replaces P_Bouba_Diop to play as a MF
Min. 84 :(sun) J_Vardy sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  J_Vardy attempts a lob!
          ...  But D_James tips it over
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 84 :(arn) N_Anelka finds his way through
          ...  S_Walsh cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 87 :(sun) H_Kagamoti wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to Atsu
          ...  P_Evra with the block
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(sun) S_Walsh beats P_Evra
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves C_V_Carballo
          ...  S_Walsh fires the shot in!
          ...  But D_James is equal to it
Min. 91 :(sun) Atsu curls the ball out wide to L_Shankland
          ...  P_Evra with the tackle
Min. 92 :(sun) H_Kagamoti threads the through ball to L_Shankland
          ...  Good sliding challenge from P_Evra
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Atsu hits it into the box!
          ...  D_James jumps well to claim it!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stadium Of Light
Attendance           : 74,000
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Sunderland Match Info
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Best player          : Atsu
Scorers              : A_Arshavin (39)
Sent Off             : S_Dollan (52)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : D_Rocastle (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : P_Crouch (26)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Sunderland    |     Arsenal
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       19
Off target           :           7        |       11
On target            :          10        |       8
Possession           :          40        |       60
Corners              :           5        |       3
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       8
Key Tackles          :          10        |       12
Key Passes           :          16        |       18
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Final Score          : Sunderland 1 - 1 Arsenal
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Player Statistics - Sunderland
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_McGill       GK  29   2   3   1  31 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
B_Weinman      DF   2  28   8  11  30 |  73   0   3   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60   0   1
A_Brehme       DF   1  26   7   8  35 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Boli           DF   2  25  11   7  32 |  96   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
D_Aitken       DF   1  25   9   6  20 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
S_Dollan       DM   2  15  20   9  42 |  55   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10   0 -10
M_V_Bommel     MF   1   7  27  18  29 |  63   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
H_Kagamoti     MF   2   7  25  13  32 |  96   0   1   6   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  60  10
Atsu           MF   1  10  25  11  18 |  96   0   0   5   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  70   1
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  27  32 |  73   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  56
J_Vardy        FW   1   7   8  25  30 |  96   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  42
R_Clemance     GK  15   3   3   1  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Jones        DF   3  25  10   9  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Walsh        DF   2  25   8   5  32 |  23   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
D_Solga        MF   2  10  25  10  19 |  33   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
L_Shankland    FW   2   8  10  25  23 |  23   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2

Player Statistics - Arsenal
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_James        GK  37   2   2   3  26 |  96  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
R_Holding      DF   1  31   8   6  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
P_Evra         DF   3  29  12  10  21 |  96   0   5   1   0   1   0   0   0   0 100  10   1
C_Chambers     DF   2  28   8   8  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0  11
D_Burn         DF   2  27   9  12  21 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  29   9  39 |  96   0   0   5   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  50  11
P_Bouba_Diop   MF   2   7  29  10  12 |  87   0   2   5   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  50  10
D_Rocastle     MF   2   7  29  10  21 |  96   0   0   4   1   3   0   0   0   0   0  60  12
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  29   7  32 |  63   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
E_Spence       MF   2  10  28  10  40 |  73   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
P_Crouch       FW   1   6  12  28  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   6   1   0   0   0   0   0  49
D_de_Gea       GK  29   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Henrique       DF   1  30  12   9  29 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  28   8  35 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Anelka       FW   2   4  11  26  21 |  33   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Edouard        FW   3   7   5  25  23 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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