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Elite FA Cup, Group Game 1

Sunderland - Manchester Utd

Elite FA Cup Qualifier 1st Leg Match, Sunderland vs. Manchester Utd (Wed May 01)


                           Sunderland  |  Manchester Utd
                              4-3-3 C  |  4-3-1-2 N
                         John Gemmell  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                          T_McGill GK  |  GK M_Kozakic
                         B_Weinman DF  |  DF A_Rami
                          A_Brehme DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                        E_Richards DF  |  DF K_Gunter
                          D_Aitken DF  |  DF G_Johnson
                           N_Sahin MF  |  MF J_Maria
                           M_Woods MF  |  MF S_Sidwell
                        M_V_Bommel MF  |  MF B_Bannan
                             Neves FW  |  AM I_Anya
                       L_Shankland FW  |  FW Van_Tijkaan
                           J_Vardy FW  |  FW Arnautovic
                                       |
                      M_Demichelis SUB |  SUB P_Bonner
                           D_Jones SUB |  SUB D_McDonald
                          Chidozie SUB |  SUB J_J_Okocha
                        K_Paterson SUB |  SUB A_Ribbery
                            T_Inui SUB |  SUB Brian_Lavery

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 2  :(sun) L_Shankland hoists the ball across to E_Richards
          ...  K_Gunter is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  He's lucky it wasn't more
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 3  :(mnu) J_Maria with a first time pass
          ...  I_Anya runs onto it!
          ...  I_Anya chases it through, he must score !
          ...  T_McGill just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 5  :(mnu) A_Rami with a simple pass to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  But T_McGill palms it behind
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 6  :(mnu) K_Gunter with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  K_Gunter hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  T_McGill parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And T_McGill recovers to save!!
Min. 7  :(mnu) I_Anya brings it under control
          ...  He takes on D_Aitken
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Van_Tijkaan!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  O_Bundy talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
          ...  The Manchester Utd fans celebrate though!
          ...  That's put Manchester Utd in front!
          ...  Sunderland 0-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 8  :(sun) Sunderland switch to playing A
Min. 13 :(sun) N_Sahin with a first time pass
          ...  J_Vardy runs onto it!
          ...  J_Vardy tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But M_Kozakic reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on M_Kozakic anyway
Min. 16 :(sun) J_Vardy pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  J_Vardy with the punt towards goal!
          ...  M_Kozakic makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 16 :(mnu) Arnautovic is through on goal
          ...  Arnautovic flings a shot at goal !
          ...  T_McGill is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Superb finish!
          ...  Sunderland 0-2 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 18 :(sun) M_V_Bommel is through on goal
          ...  But A_Rami sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 18 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with the diagonal pass Van_Tijkaan
          ...  B_Weinman takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 19 :(sun) N_Sahin with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows K_Gunter a clean set of heals
          ...  But P_Hoskins wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but O_Bundy has none of it.
Min. 19 :(mnu) S_Sidwell lays the ball back to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan hits a great shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He nutmegged T_McGill
          ...  Sunderland 0-3 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 20 :(sun) Neves flicks it over A_Rami's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  Neves hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Woods lofts the ball in!
          ...  G_Johnson clears the danger
Min. 24 :(sun) Neves kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  J_Maria with a clumsy challenge
          ...  O_Bundy refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 25 :(mnu) P_Hoskins crosses into the box, finding Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic swings in the shot!
          ...  T_McGill blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 29 :(mnu) G_Johnson crosses to I_Anya
          ...  D_Aitken cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 30 :(mnu) S_Sidwell kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Van_Tijkaan attempts a low drive!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 35 :(sun) M_Woods plays it forward to L_Shankland
          ...  L_Shankland sees M_Kozakic off his line !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Richards crosses it in!
          ...  M_Kozakic easily claims the ball!
Min. 38 :(mnu) I_Anya passes the ball to Arnautovic
          ...  Driven towards goal by Arnautovic !
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  T_McGill acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bannan plays it towards the near post!
          ...  S_Sidwell loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  T_McGill has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_McGill reacts well to save!!!
Min. 39 :(sun) J_Vardy with the dribble
          ...  P_Hoskins is easily beaten
          ...  J_Vardy rifles it at the goal !
          ...  M_Kozakic falls over
          ...  But M_Kozakic is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 41 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on T_McGill!
          ...  B_Weinman brings him down!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!
Min. 42 :(sun) M_Woods finds Neves in the box
          ...  An audacious effort from Neves !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(sun) Neves kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  B_Weinman gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from K_Gunter
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 44 :(mnu) I_Anya finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  J_Vardy with an inch perfect tackle
          ...  The whistle has gone! Incredible!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  J_Maria hits it over the wall
          ...  But T_McGill hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 47 :(sun) L_Shankland takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  A_Rami brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But O_Bundy waves play on!!!
Min. 47 :(sun) Neves with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows B_Bannan a clean set of heals
          ...  J_Maria goes in studs first

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

Min. 46 :(sun) Neves sidesteps A_Rami
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Neves with the strike !
          ...  M_Kozakic blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 50 :(mnu) D_McDonald replaces an unhappy G_Johnson and will play as a DF
Min. 51 :(sun) J_Vardy plays a long ball to Neves
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by A_Rami
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 52 :(mnu) B_Bannan with a probing through ball Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  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. 55 :(mnu) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  A_Ribbery will come on for B_Bannan and play MF
Min. 56 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Arnautovic gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Arnautovic uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  Looks like it should be T_McGill's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  T_McGill looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Maria swings it in!
          ...  It comes to A_Ribbery
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  I_Anya lofts the ball in!
          ...  A_Brehme gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 57 :(mnu) J_Maria moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  T_McGill never had a chance!
Min. 59 :(mnu) J_Maria cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  But T_McGill parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 60 :(sun) K_Paterson replaces N_Sahin and will play MF
Min. 62 :(sun) B_Weinman takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  A_Rami wins the ball
Min. 63 :(sun) L_Shankland pushes it past the defender
          ...  L_Shankland hits a crisp volley!
          ...  M_Kozakic falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 63 :(mnu) I_Anya beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 64 :(sun) Neves takes advantage of a mistake by D_McDonald
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Neves flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The Manchester Utd fans laugh at him
Min. 65 :(sun) L_Shankland picks up the pass
          ...  L_Shankland has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  M_Kozakic gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic save by M_Kozakic to tip it wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Paterson chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  P_Hoskins gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 66 :(sun) K_Paterson with a glorious 60-yard pass to L_Shankland
          ...  From long range L_Shankland bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But M_Kozakic punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 70 :(sun) Chidozie is being brought on
          ...  B_Weinman is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 70 :(sun) T_Inui is being prepared to come on
          ...  L_Shankland is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 72 :(sun) Neves finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  J_Maria with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!! or f$k OFF!! cant make it out
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  O_Bundy tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 73 :(mnu) I_Anya with the first time flick to Arnautovic
          ...  But D_Aitken puts it in row Z!
Min. 77 :(mnu) D_McDonald is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  But T_McGill punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 83 :(sun) J_Vardy nutmegs P_Hoskins, he continues to run forward
          ...  K_Gunter brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But O_Bundy waves play on!!!
Min. 85 :(sun) K_Paterson bursts forward
          ...  K_Paterson carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He is dancing round the corner flag!
          ...  That puts Sunderland back in with a shout!
          ...  Sunderland 1-3 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(sun) M_Woods looks for options
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_Vardy
          ...  J_Vardy has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  M_Kozakic parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 92 :(sun) J_Vardy can't keep control of it and loses possession!
          ...  He goes in hard and wins it back!
          ...  He creates some space for an opening!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Van_Tijkaan
Min. 92 :(mnu) I_Anya passes the ball to Arnautovic
          ...  A_Brehme with a clumsy challenge
Min. 92 :(mnu) S_Sidwell with a measured pass to Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic with a thundering drive!
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 93 :(mnu) A_Ribbery gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past E_Richards!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Chidozie with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 93 :(mnu) Arnautovic beats E_Richards
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Arnautovic tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  T_McGill never had a chance!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stadium Of Light
Attendance           : 66,202
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Sunderland Match Info
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Best player          : K_Paterson
Scorers              : K_Paterson (85)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : B_Weinman (41), Chidozie (93)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : Van_Tijkaan (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Van_Tijkaan (7,19), Arnautovic (16)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Maria (72)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Sunderland    | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       20
Off target           :           6        |       9
On target            :           7        |       11
Possession           :          53        |       47
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :          13        |       8
Key Tackles          :           3        |       8
Key Passes           :           8        |       17
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Final Score          : Sunderland 1 - 3 Manchester Utd
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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 |  95   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
B_Weinman      DF   2  27   8  11  30 |  72   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
A_Brehme       DF   1  26   7   8  35 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
E_Richards     DF   2  25  13   5  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Aitken       DF   1  25   9   6  20 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
N_Sahin        MF   2   8  27  17  26 |  62   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
M_Woods        MF   2  17  26   9  18 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
M_V_Bommel     MF   1   7  26  17  29 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Neves          FW   1   5   6  26  43 |  95   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  13
L_Shankland    FW   2   8  10  25  23 |  72   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  22
J_Vardy        FW   1   7   7  25  30 |  95   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10  31
M_Demichelis   GK   2  28   9   7  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Jones        DF   3  24  10   9  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Chidozie       DF   2  24   8   6  33 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0 -22 -22 -22
K_Paterson     MF   2   6  24   8  11 |  33   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  10  35
T_Inui         FW   3   6   8  25  22 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Kozakic      GK  29   3   1   3  22 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
A_Rami         DF   3  29   5   7  20 |  95   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  26   9   5  10 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
K_Gunter       DF   2  25   7  10  22 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
G_Johnson      DF   1  25   8   7  18 |  52   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  26   9  32 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28   8
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  26   8  11 |  95   0   0   5   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  90  30
B_Bannan       MF   1   7  26   4  27 |  57   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
I_Anya         AM   3   9  24  13  11 |  95   0   0   4   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   1
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  27  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   6   2   0   0   0  40  20 112
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  26  11 |  95   0   0   0   0   9   1   0   0   0   0   0  70
P_Bonner       GK  27   1   3   3  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McDonald     DF   1  25   8   8  21 |  43   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_J_Okocha     MF   1  10  24  15  13 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Ribbery      MF   2   6   8  25  21 |  38   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   7   8  24  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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