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Elite FA Cup, Group B Game 3

Tottenham 2 - 0 Borussia Dortmund

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 3, Tottenham vs. Borussia Dortmund (Wed Dec 19)


                            Tottenham  |  Borussia Dortmund
                            5-2-1-2 P  |  5-3-1-1 C
                         Levi Stephen  |  Rune Oldeide
                                       |
                            R_Ceni GK  |  GK I_Banks
                          A_Wisdom DF  |  DF Marco_Rojo
                          W_Morgan DF  |  DF M_Motta
                        A_R_Essien DF  |  DF G_McQueen
                        P_Henrique DF  |  DF R_Song
                            Doriva DF  |  DF Lazo
                           E_Gabor DM  |  MF S_A_Nasri
                        T_Manniman DM  |  MF Robinho
                           R_Pires MF  |  MF S_Cazorla
                            G_Weah FW  |  AM K_Dalglish
                           R_Sharp FW  |  FW J_Cruz
                                       |
                         C_Poenaru SUB |  SUB P_Check
                           S_Howey SUB |  SUB M_Reiziger
                        C_McGregor SUB |  SUB L_Rongifo
                         A_Johnson SUB |  SUB A_Vidal
                      Hugo_Sanchez SUB |  SUB M_Delvecchio

Referee: D_Skomina (Slovenia)


Min. 3  :(bor) R_Song lobs it over Doriva
          ...  T_Manniman reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 4  :(tth) E_Gabor reads the run of G_Weah
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  R_Song hits it out for a throw
Min. 7  :(tth) Doriva with the mazy run
          ...  G_McQueen cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 8  :(tth) A_R_Essien retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  G_Weah gets on the end of it
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Lazo
Min. 9  :(tth) R_Pires takes advantage of a mistake by R_Song
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  Marco_Rojo tackles cleanly
Min. 13 :(tth) P_Henrique holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to G_Weah
          ...  Robinho with a bad challenge
          ...  D_Skomina will want to speak to him
          ...  D_Skomina tries to calm him down
Min. 14 :(tth) R_Pires with a simple pass to R_Sharp
          ...  R_Sharp with the goal bound shot!
          ...  But I_Banks is equal to it
Min. 16 :(tth) The ball is passed in from E_Gabor, he finds G_Weah
          ...  G_Weah with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  I_Banks moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  I_Banks catches it with style!
Min. 16 :(bor) Marco_Rojo looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_Cruz
          ...  Doriva fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  Robinho swings it in
          ...  M_Motta takes control of it!
          ...  E_Gabor wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 16 :(tth) P_Henrique breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on I_Banks!
          ...  S_Cazorla brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  D_Skomina reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 18 :(tth) G_Weah skips the challenge from S_A_Nasri
          ...  Lazo with a nasty foul
Min. 20 :(tth) E_Gabor looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to R_Sharp
          ...  R_Sharp with the shot on net !
          ...  I_Banks has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  I_Banks is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 25 :(tth) R_Sharp finds a hole in the defence
          ...  R_Sharp with the overhead !
          ...  But I_Banks smothers the ball.
Min. 30 :(tth) R_Pires with a glorious 60-yard pass to Doriva
          ...  G_McQueen with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Levi Stephen looks bemused that it wasn't more!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  E_Gabor swings it in
          ...  G_Weah gets on the end of it
          ...  M_Motta seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 33 :(tth) W_Morgan looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to G_Weah
          ...  G_Weah aims for the top right corner !
          ...  I_Banks won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Excellent strike!!
          ...  That puts Tottenham ahead!
          ...  Now can they hang onto it!
          ...  Tottenham 1-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 35 :(tth) A_R_Essien has it now
          ...  He takes on K_Dalglish
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Wisdom!
          ...  Marco_Rojo gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 36 :(tth) E_Gabor with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  G_Weah gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Lazo pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 37 :(tth) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  W_Morgan is through!
          ...  W_Morgan unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  Brilliant save from I_Banks
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 39 :(tth) R_Pires plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  R_Song reads the play well
Min. 40 :(bor) Lazo with a smart pass to K_Dalglish
          ...  K_Dalglish attempts a low drive!
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(tth) T_Manniman has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Lazo
          ...  He puts in R_Pires!
          ...  R_Pires could have let it bounce!
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 44 :(tth) A_Wisdom retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  G_Weah gets on the end of it
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by G_Weah !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 45 :(tth) C_McGregor replaces G_Weah to play as a DM
Min. 45 :(bor) S_A_Nasri gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside A_R_Essien!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  S_A_Nasri with the shot on net !
          ...  R_Ceni won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 47 :(tth) E_Gabor with a precise pass to R_Sharp
          ...  R_Sharp hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  But I_Banks punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Tottenham 1-0 Borussia Dortmund

Min. 46 :(bor) R_Song looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to S_Cazorla
          ...  A_Wisdom had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
Min. 50 :(tth) A_Johnson takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace R_Sharp
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 53 :(tth) A_Wisdom controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  A_Johnson gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  But R_Song puts it in row Z!
Min. 54 :(bor) K_Dalglish has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  G_McQueen collects the loose ball!
          ...  P_Henrique with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 55 :(tth) S_Howey is going to be brought on
          ...  W_Morgan is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 56 :(tth) A_Johnson with a burst of pace
          ...  A_Johnson with the side footed shot!
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 62 :(tth) A_Johnson spots P_Henrique who is in acres of space
          ...  But Marco_Rojo slides in two footed.
          ...  D_Skomina has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 63 :(bor) Robinho uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  A_R_Essien pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 64 :(bor) M_Delvecchio is being prepared to come on
          ...  S_Cazorla is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 64 :(bor) J_Cruz with a real burst of pace
          ...  J_Cruz hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  R_Ceni is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 65 :(bor) M_Reiziger is going to be brought on
          ...  M_Motta is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 66 :(tth) R_Pires pushes it past G_McQueen
          ...  A left-footer by R_Pires !
          ...  I_Banks claws it off the line
          ...  D_Skomina consults his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Tottenham 2-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 67 :(tth) It looks as though Tottenham is now playing D
Min. 67 :(bor) It looks as though Borussia Dortmund is now playing L
Min. 68 :(tth) P_Henrique runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs M_Reiziger
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Marco_Rojo reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 70 :(tth) A_Wisdom brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  A_Johnson gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Lazo slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 73 :(tth) C_McGregor backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  R_Pires latches onto the end of it
          ...  R_Pires beats the offside trap!
          ...  He is clean through
          ...  I_Banks comes towards him
          ...  He slips it underneath I_Banks
          ...  He hits it towards goal!
          ...  wide!!
Min. 76 :(bor) M_Reiziger leaves his marker standing
          ...  T_Manniman with an awful challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  D_Skomina reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 76 :(tth) A_Johnson with the dribble
          ...  He spots the run of his team-mate
          ...  He's decided to go alone
          ...  M_Delvecchio fouls
          ...  That was disgusting
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 79 :(tth) A_Johnson finds his way through
          ...  He bears down on goal
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  M_Reiziger belts it clear
Min. 80 :(tth) A_Johnson breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on I_Banks!
          ...  Lazo brings him down!
          ...  D_Skomina refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 85 :(bor) S_A_Nasri cuts the ball back to M_Delvecchio
          ...  S_Howey with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  S_A_Nasri passes to M_Reiziger
          ...  A_R_Essien slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Dalglish lofts the ball in!
          ...  S_Howey reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 85 :(bor) J_Cruz spits at S_Howey
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  D_Skomina reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(bor) M_Delvecchio picks up a loose ball
          ...  C_McGregor gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 90 :(tth) Doriva is down clutching his leg
          ...  He is ok to carry on though
Min. 91 :(bor) K_Dalglish looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_Cruz
          ...  P_Henrique rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 92 :(tth) C_McGregor with a simple pass to A_Johnson
          ...  A_Johnson sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  But I_Banks punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Attendance           : 85,000
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Tottenham Match Info
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Best player          : R_Pires (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : G_Weah (33), R_Pires (66)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Doriva (16), A_R_Essien (63), T_Manniman (76), P_Henrique (91)
Injured              : N/A
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Borussia Dortmund Match Info
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Best player          : Marco_Rojo
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Cazorla (16), G_McQueen (30), M_Delvecchio (76), J_Cruz (85)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Tottenham     | Borussia Dortmund
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       3
Off target           :           5        |       3
On target            :           8        |       0
Possession           :          64        |       36
Corners              :           0        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           4        |       4
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :           9        |       16
Key Tackles          :           5        |       13
Key Passes           :          18        |       5
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Final Score          : Tottenham 2 - 0 Borussia Dortmund
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Player Statistics - Tottenham
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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R_Ceni         GK  34   2   2   7  30 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
A_Wisdom       DF   2  28  22   8  34 |  98   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
W_Morgan       DF   3  25  11   6  10 |  59   0   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
A_R_Essien     DF   1  24  20   1  23 |  98   0   1   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  18  -2
P_Henrique     DF   1  18  24   7  18 |  98   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  58   8  -2
Doriva         DF   2  22  23  10  21 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
E_Gabor        DM   2  18  25   5  21 |  98   0   1   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  70  20
T_Manniman     DM   2  18  24   5  25 |  98   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
R_Pires        MF   3   9  26  17  31 |  98   0   0   2   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  20  37
G_Weah         FW   1   9   7  26  22 |  45   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  46
R_Sharp        FW   3   6  11  25  22 |  54   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  31
C_Poenaru      GK  20   2   3   3  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Howey        DF   2  22  19   5  36 |  39   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_McGregor     DM   3  14  25   8  23 |  53   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  40  20
A_Johnson      FW   2   6  25  18  27 |  44   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
Hugo_Sanchez   FW   2   9  16  24  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Borussia Dortmund
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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I_Banks        GK  29   2   2   3  31 |  98   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
Marco_Rojo     DF   1  27  10   7  30 |  98   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  10   0
M_Motta        DF   1  26   8   7  32 |  69   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
G_McQueen      DF   2  25   8   9  41 |  98   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
R_Song         DF   2  25   8   7  33 |  98   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -20 -20
Lazo           DF   3  25   8   6  31 |  98   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
S_A_Nasri      MF   2   8  26   9  26 |  98   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
Robinho        MF   1   7  26   8  23 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Cazorla      MF   2   9  24   5  20 |  68   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0 -22 -22 -22
K_Dalglish     AM   3   7  26  13  18 |  98   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
J_Cruz         FW   1   6   8  26  31 |  98   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -1
P_Check        GK  31   2   3   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Reiziger     DF   2  24   7   7  21 |  29   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Rongifo      DF   2  23   9   5  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Vidal        DM   2  13  24   7  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Delvecchio   FW   1   7  10  25  11 |  30   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
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