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Division 2, Week 15

Sunderland 1 - 3 Manchester City

Division Two League Match, Sunderland vs. Manchester City (Sun Aug 11)


                           Sunderland  |  Manchester City
                              4-4-2 C  |  4-4-2 P
                         John Gemmell  |  Tony McCleary
                                       |
                          T_McGill GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                         B_Weinman DF  |  DF C_Fuchs
                        E_Richards DF  |  DF D_Gallagher
                          D_Aitken DF  |  DF Z_Camara
                           D_Jones DF  |  DF Tommy_Smith
                        S_Nakajima MF  |  MF I_Falque
                        H_Kagamoti MF  |  MF Bebeto
                              Atsu MF  |  MF Thiago_C
                        K_Paterson MF  |  MF A_Zabarte
                        A_Arshavin FW  |  FW Ivica_Strok
                       L_Shankland FW  |  FW M_Skiba
                                       |
                        R_Clemance SUB |  SUB J_A_Hart
                          A_Brehme SUB |  SUB La_Huntellio
                           S_Walsh SUB |  SUB Jumbalia
                          S_Defour SUB |  SUB J_Cooper
                          Fandinho SUB |  SUB JobLot

Referee: A_Dali (Iran)


Min. 2  :(sun) Atsu sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to D_Aitken
          ...  D_Aitken aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 3  :(mnc) Thiago_C knocks it forward
          ...  S_Nakajima slips
          ...  Ivica_Strok gets to it!
          ...  D_Jones seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 4  :(mnc) Tommy_Smith sidesteps D_Aitken
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Tommy_Smith goes for goal !
          ...  T_McGill tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by I_Falque!
          ...  E_Richards heads it away
Min. 6  :(sun) Atsu with an intelligent ball to B_Weinman
          ...  B_Weinman tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  Looks like it should be N_Winneke's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  N_Winneke looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  H_Kagamoti floats the ball in!
          ...  N_Winneke comes out and claims it!
Min. 6  :(mnc) Bebeto is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to I_Falque
          ...  I_Falque is clean through!
          ...  He tries to take it round T_McGill
          ...  He rounds T_McGill
          ...  He thumps it towards the goal!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Manchester City have snatched the lead!
          ...  Sunderland 0-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 7  :(sun) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Sunderland will now play A
Min. 8  :(sun) A_Arshavin moves forward
          ...  D_Gallagher reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 8  :(mnc) A_Zabarte has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past B_Weinman
          ...  He knocks it to I_Falque!
          ...  I_Falque fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  T_McGill with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 12 :(mnc) A_Zabarte looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Tommy_Smith
          ...  E_Richards with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 13 :(sun) L_Shankland finds his way through
          ...  He bent his run well
          ...  L_Shankland with a stunning strike !
          ...  N_Winneke just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 14 :(sun) Atsu has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Z_Camara
          ...  He knocks it to L_Shankland!
          ...  L_Shankland fires a shot at goal !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 17 :(sun) B_Weinman with the towering header to D_Aitken
          ...  Tommy_Smith gets to the ball first
Min. 21 :(mnc) C_Fuchs back heels to find Tommy_Smith in space
          ...  Tommy_Smith tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  T_McGill with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Zabarte chips the ball into the area!
          ...  E_Richards reads it
          ...  He clears the danger
Min. 22 :(sun) B_Weinman looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Jones
          ...  A great volley from D_Jones !
          ...  But N_Winneke parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 22 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  Ivica_Strok fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 23 :(sun) L_Shankland cuts inside M_Skiba
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  L_Shankland with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 24 :(mnc) Bebeto with the heel pass to Ivica_Strok
          ...  Ivica_Strok attempts a lob!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 25 :(mnc) Bebeto back heels to find M_Skiba in space
          ...  M_Skiba gets his head to the ball !
          ...  But T_McGill hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 25 :(sun) K_Paterson 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!
          ...  A_Arshavin receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  D_Gallagher muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  John Gemmell looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 28 :(mnc) Z_Camara sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba aims for the top right corner !
          ...  T_McGill has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_McGill is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Sunderland 0-2 Manchester City ...
Min. 30 :(mnc) A_Zabarte knocks it forward
          ...  D_Aitken slips
          ...  M_Skiba gets to it!
          ...  M_Skiba blasts it at the goal !
          ...  But T_McGill is equal to it
Min. 31 :(sun) H_Kagamoti nutmegs C_Fuchs
          ...  A vicious shot by H_Kagamoti !
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 31 :(mnc) I_Falque has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past B_Weinman
          ...  He puts in M_Skiba!
          ...  K_Paterson goes in stud's first
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 33 :(sun) S_Nakajima with the first time flick to A_Arshavin
          ...  Thiago_C gets to the ball first
Min. 34 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Ivica_Strok rifles it at the goal !
          ...  T_McGill has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_McGill is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Sunderland 0-3 Manchester City ...
Min. 35 :(sun) S_Nakajima with a first time pass
          ...  H_Kagamoti runs onto it!
          ...  H_Kagamoti keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 40 :(sun) H_Kagamoti runs at C_Fuchs
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Tommy_Smith gets to the ball first
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(mnc) A_Zabarte with a 50-yard pass to Ivica_Strok
          ...  Atsu gathers up the loose ball
Min. 44 :(sun) K_Paterson knocks the ball past A_Zabarte
          ...  C_Fuchs takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 44 :(sun) H_Kagamoti beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds A_Arshavin
          ...  Z_Camara with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 45 :(sun) D_Aitken is in some pain
          ...  He's receiving some treatment now
          ...  He looks like he will continue
Min. 47 :(sun) A_Arshavin takes advantage of a bad back pass from Ivica_Strok
          ...  A_Arshavin rifles it at the goal !
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Sunderland 0-3 Manchester City

Min. 46 :(mnc) A_Zabarte with the diagonal pass M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba drives the ball low !
          ...  But T_McGill punches it away
Min. 47 :(mnc) Ivica_Strok brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  But B_Weinman wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 47 :(sun) K_Paterson is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate loosing his marker
          ...  He throws it to D_Jones
          ...  Tommy_Smith with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 49 :(sun) L_Shankland chests it down
          ...  A powerful header from L_Shankland !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  But N_Winneke with the difficult save
Min. 49 :(mnc) M_Skiba plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Ivica_Strok decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  B_Weinman reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 50 :(sun) D_Aitken with an inch perfect pass to L_Shankland
          ...  I_Falque takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 51 :(sun) Atsu runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to L_Shankland
          ...  D_Gallagher with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 55 :(sun) H_Kagamoti finds himself in acres of space
          ...  But C_Fuchs barges him off the ball
Min. 55 :(sun) L_Shankland takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to A_Arshavin
          ...  D_Gallagher with a well timed tackle
          ...  A_Dali didn't like it though
          ...  A_Dali calls him over
          ...  A_Dali tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 58 :(sun) L_Shankland with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows I_Falque a clean set of heals
          ...  A great volley from L_Shankland !
          ...  N_Winneke can't get to it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  Sunderland 1-3 Manchester City ...
Min. 58 :(mnc) A_Zabarte sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  B_Weinman with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 60 :(sun) S_Defour is coming on and H_Kagamoti is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 65 :(sun) D_Jones unselfishly heads the ball back to L_Shankland
          ...  L_Shankland must beat N_Winneke!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  N_Winneke dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had N_Winneke beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Nakajima plays it into the danger area!
          ...  Tommy_Smith gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 66 :(sun) A_Arshavin knocks the ball past the lunge of Bebeto
          ...  Z_Camara wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 68 :(sun) D_Jones sidesteps Tommy_Smith
          ...  Good sliding challenge from C_Fuchs
Min. 68 :(mnc) A_Zabarte pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  I_Falque is clean through!
          ...  A great volley from I_Falque !
          ...  But T_McGill makes a fine save
Min. 70 :(sun) S_Walsh will replace the useless B_Weinman and will play DF
Min. 70 :(sun) Fandinho comes on for A_Arshavin and takes up a FW role
Min. 70 :(mnc) La_Huntellio is going to be brought on
          ...  D_Gallagher is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 71 :(sun) S_Nakajima with a measured ball to Fandinho
          ...  M_Skiba with the foul
Min. 74 :(sun) L_Shankland gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  L_Shankland hits a crisp volley!
          ...  But N_Winneke parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 75 :(mnc) J_Cooper is being prepared to come on
          ...  Thiago_C is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 75 :(sun) K_Paterson with a precise ball to L_Shankland
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Bebeto
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Atsu plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Fandinho gets to it!
          ...  Looks like it should be N_Winneke's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  N_Winneke looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 76 :(sun) S_Walsh with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to L_Shankland
          ...  L_Shankland could have let it bounce!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 80 :(sun) D_Jones squares it to L_Shankland
          ...  But M_Skiba spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 82 :(mnc) JobLot is being prepared to come on
          ...  Ivica_Strok is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 82 :(sun) S_Nakajima with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves Tommy_Smith behind
          ...  S_Nakajima tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 84 :(sun) L_Shankland looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Nakajima
          ...  S_Nakajima aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  N_Winneke with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Paterson plays it towards the near post!
          ...  La_Huntellio gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 85 :(sun) E_Richards spots Fandinho who is in acres of space
          ...  Fandinho with a powerful header !
          ...  But N_Winneke just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  A_Dali has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 86 :(mnc) A_Zabarte with a penetrating pass to C_Fuchs
          ...  C_Fuchs rifles it at the goal !
          ...  T_McGill makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(sun) Atsu retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Fandinho latches onto the end of it
          ...  Fandinho has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 89 :(mnc) JobLot sidesteps his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  E_Richards is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  I_Falque shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to Z_Camara instead
          ...  Z_Camara attempts a lob!
          ...  T_McGill makes a difficult save
Min. 89 :(mnc) A_Zabarte with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to M_Skiba
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Fandinho
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 90 :(mnc) J_Cooper beats D_Jones
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  J_Cooper rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that

*************  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          : L_Shankland (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : L_Shankland (58)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : E_Richards (12)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : M_Skiba
Scorers              : I_Falque (6), M_Skiba (28), Ivica_Strok (34)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Z_Camara (44), D_Gallagher (55)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Sunderland    | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :          19        |       15
Off target           :          13        |       3
On target            :           6        |       12
Possession           :          42        |       58
Corners              :           4        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       10
Key Tackles          :           6        |       12
Key Passes           :          19        |       16
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Final Score          : Sunderland 1 - 3 Manchester City
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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   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
B_Weinman      DF   2  28   8  11  30 |  72   0   3   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  20   1
E_Richards     DF   2  25  13   5  32 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18 -12 -22
D_Aitken       DF   1  25   9   6  20 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
D_Jones        DF   3  24  10   9  22 |  96   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20   5
S_Nakajima     MF   2   8  26   9  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20   6
H_Kagamoti     MF   2   7  25  13  32 |  62   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   2
Atsu           MF   1   9  25  11  18 |  96   0   1   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  50   0
K_Paterson     MF   2   6  24   8  11 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Arshavin     FW   2   6   8  26  32 |  72   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
L_Shankland    FW   2   8  10  25  23 |  96   0   0   2   0   8   1   0   0   0   0  20  45
R_Clemance     GK  15   3   3   1  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Brehme       DF   1  26   7   8  35 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Walsh        DF   2  25   8   5  32 |  24   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
S_Defour       MF   2   8  25  11  12 |  34   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Fandinho       FW   1   6   7  25  10 |  24   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0   7

Player Statistics - Manchester City
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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N_Winneke      GK  33   2   2   3  20 |  96   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  29   8  10  32 |  96   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   5
D_Gallagher    DF   1  29   8   9  43 |  72   0   2   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
Z_Camara       DF   2  29   4   4  36 |  96   0   1   1   1   1   0   1   0   0  18  23   3
Tommy_Smith    DF   1  28   6   8  20 |  96   0   3   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  60   0  10
I_Falque       MF   3  15  28  10  19 |  96   0   1   1   0   3   1   0   0   0  20  10  40
Bebeto         MF   1   9  28   7  30 |  96   0   1   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  45   0
Thiago_C       MF   1  10  26   9  21 |  77   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
A_Zabarte      MF   1  15  25   7  21 |  96   0   0   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0
Ivica_Strok    FW   3   9   8  29  32 |  84   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  32
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  25  32 |  96   0   1   1   0   4   1   0   0   0  20  10  45
J_A_Hart       GK  21   3   3   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
La_Huntellio   DF   2  26   7   9  20 |  24   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Jumbalia       DF   2  25   8  10  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cooper       MF   3  10  25   9  22 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  21
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20  20
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