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League Play Off 2nd Leg

Valencia - Arsenal

Elite Divisional Play Off 2nd Leg Match, Valencia vs. Arsenal (Sun Oct 06)


                             Valencia  |  Arsenal
                            4-2-3-1 C  |  4-4-2 A
                           Andie Glen  |  Adrian Dalmedo
                                       |
                          Kamikaze GK  |  GK D_James
                           O_Price DF  |  DF R_Holding
                        D_E_Boyata DF  |  DF C_Blewitt
                         E_Herbert DF  |  DF P_Evra
                            J_Stam DF  |  DF D_Burn
                           M_Barry DM  |  MF T_Cruise
                          S_Winzor DM  |  MF S_Matthews
                     T_Huddlestone MF  |  MF P_Bouba_Diop
                       K_El_Ahmadi MF  |  MF E_Spence
                         L_Macleod MF  |  FW P_Crouch
                            W_Jose FW  |  FW D_Murphy
                                       |
                         J_J_Jones SUB |  SUB D_de_Gea
                        B_Ivanovic SUB |  SUB S_Ramos
                           A_Nouri SUB |  SUB D_Rocastle
                         M_Kikuchi SUB |  SUB B_Yaga
                        Christinoa SUB |  SUB Ricardo

Referee: M_Stadio (Austria)


Min. 6  :(vla) W_Jose pushes it past D_Murphy
          ...  W_Jose with the cheeky shot!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 10 :(arn) S_Matthews with the first time flick to P_Crouch
          ...  P_Crouch with a little chip!
          ...  It floats over Kamikaze
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 11 :(arn) R_Holding with a first time pass
          ...  S_Matthews runs onto it!
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from O_Price
Min. 14 :(vla) S_Winzor with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past R_Holding
          ...  He knocks it to T_Huddlestone!
          ...  R_Holding recovers to win the ball back
Min. 18 :(vla) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  D_E_Boyata is through!
          ...  C_Blewitt with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 22 :(vla) L_Macleod is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to T_Huddlestone
          ...  D_Burn rushes in with a clumsy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  That could have been a penalty!
          ...  O_Price passes to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 23 :(vla) M_Barry brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  W_Jose gets on the end of the pass
          ...  W_Jose hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  D_James takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 24 :(vla) J_Stam plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  W_Jose keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from W_Jose !
          ...  But D_James punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 27 :(arn) E_Spence plays a first time ball through the defence to D_Murphy
          ...  A skilful effort from D_Murphy !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 28 :(vla) W_Jose with electric pace
          ...  He eases past P_Bouba_Diop
          ...  Cleared by R_Holding
Min. 29 :(vla) S_Winzor off the woodwork.
          ...  E_Herbert picks up the deflection
          ...  P_Evra gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 33 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 34 :(vla) K_El_Ahmadi runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of S_Winzor
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  P_Evra goes in with the block tackle
          ...  He comes out of it with the ball
          ...  Great tackle!
Min. 39 :(vla) T_Huddlestone takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past E_Spence
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  T_Huddlestone hits a crisp volley!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 41 :(vla) T_Huddlestone looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to L_Macleod
          ...  But R_Holding barges him off the ball
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(vla) M_Barry with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows D_Burn a clean set of heals
          ...  M_Barry hits a crisp volley!
          ...  But D_James dives to his left
          ...  I think D_James just got a hand on that one
          ...  M_Stadio has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 48 :(vla) S_Winzor jumps over C_Blewitt's challenge
          ...  R_Holding with a perfectly timed tackle

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Valencia 0-0 Arsenal

Min. 46 :(vla) S_Winzor looks in some pain. He'll have to come off
Min. 46 :(vla) Up goes the substitution board - M_Kikuchi on for S_Winzor as a DM
Min. 50 :(vla) T_Huddlestone with a probing pass to J_Stam
          ...  J_Stam attempts the shot!
          ...  D_James won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 51 :(arn) T_Cruise slides it through the middle to P_Bouba_Diop
          ...  P_Bouba_Diop gets his head to the ball !
          ...  But Kamikaze tips it behind
          ...  M_Stadio has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 53 :(arn) P_Bouba_Diop takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Burn
          ...  O_Price leaves his foot in with the challenge!!
          ...  That's a bad foul!!
Min. 55 :(vla) K_El_Ahmadi is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to E_Herbert
          ...  E_Herbert with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  But D_James palms it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Kikuchi crosses it in!
          ...  D_E_Boyata loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  It floats over D_James
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 56 :(arn) S_Matthews volleys it forward. He finds P_Crouch
          ...  E_Herbert bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 58 :(vla) M_Barry with the first time pass to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose hits a crisp volley!
          ...  D_James makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 61 :(arn) The ball is passed in from P_Bouba_Diop, he finds S_Matthews
          ...  M_Barry wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Matthews chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  T_Cruise makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  Kamikaze won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 65 :(vla) B_Ivanovic is being prepared to come on
          ...  D_E_Boyata is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 65 :(vla) A_Nouri is coming on for M_Kikuchi and will play DF
Min. 65 :(arn) Ricardo is being prepared to come on
          ...  E_Spence is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 65 :(arn) S_Matthews with a probing through ball P_Crouch
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by E_Herbert !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 67 :(vla) W_Jose beats C_Blewitt
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  C_Blewitt reacts well to win the ball back
Min. 68 :(arn) Ricardo beats E_Herbert
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Cleared by B_Ivanovic
Min. 75 :(arn) D_Rocastle replaces P_Bouba_Diop to play as a MF
Min. 77 :(arn) D_Rocastle finds D_Murphy in acres of space
          ...  A_Nouri with a bad challenge
          ...  M_Stadio will want to speak to him
          ...  M_Stadio warns him
Min. 77 :(vla) T_Huddlestone hits a hard pass to K_El_Ahmadi
          ...  T_Cruise fouls badly
          ...  M_Stadio will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  W_Jose shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to L_Macleod instead
          ...  L_Macleod with the drive!
          ...  D_James gets up well to catch that one
Min. 79 :(vla) M_Barry looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to L_Macleod
          ...  R_Holding wins the ball
Min. 81 :(vla) W_Jose plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  W_Jose drives the shot in!
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 82 :(arn) P_Crouch spits at M_Barry
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 83 :(vla) K_El_Ahmadi jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to E_Herbert
          ...  R_Holding wins the ball
Min. 85 :(arn) S_Ramos will replace the useless R_Holding and will play DF
Min. 85 :(vla) M_Barry runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to W_Jose
          ...  W_Jose with a terrific drive !
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Arsenal fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 86 :(vla) A_Nouri has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Ramos
          ...  He puts in T_Huddlestone!
          ...  A glorious effort by T_Huddlestone !
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(arn) T_Cruise with a 40-yard pass to P_Crouch
          ...  A powerful shot by P_Crouch !
          ...  Kamikaze can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  Kamikaze makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Mestalla Stadium
Attendance           : 110,000
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Valencia Match Info
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Best player          : M_Barry
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : S_Winzor (46)
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Arsenal Match Info
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Best player          : R_Holding (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Burn (22), T_Cruise (77)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Valencia     |    Arsenal
Attempts on Goal     :          14        |       6
Off target           :           8        |       5
On target            :           6        |       1
Possession           :          64        |       36
Corners              :           1        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       4
Key Tackles          :           5        |       10
Key Passes           :          15        |       9
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Final Score          : Valencia 0 - 0 Arsenal
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Player Statistics - Valencia
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Kamikaze       GK  37   7   2   2  20 |  94   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
O_Price        DF   2  30  12   8  26 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  29  11   8  11 |  68   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
E_Herbert      DF   1  28   7  11  41 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0  10
J_Stam         DF   2  28   8   7  29 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
M_Barry        DM   2  17  27   7  32 |  94   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40  10
S_Winzor       DM   3  21  25  11  22 |  49   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
T_Huddlestone  MF   1  10  29  11  19 |  94   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   2
K_El_Ahmadi    MF   1  11  29   7  15 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
L_Macleod      MF   2   9  27  11  31 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
W_Jose         FW   3   8   9  28  10 |  94   0   0   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0  34
J_J_Jones      GK  29   1   5   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Ivanovic     DF   3  29  11   7  22 |  26   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Nouri        DF   1  28  12   6  21 |  26   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Kikuchi      DM   1  15  28   8  30 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Christinoa     FW   3   9   7  26  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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  36   2   2   3  26 |  94   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
R_Holding      DF   1  30   8   6  22 |  88   0   6   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 160  10   0
C_Blewitt      DF   3  29   7   6  22 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
P_Evra         DF   3  28  12  10  21 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
D_Burn         DF   2  27   9  11  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
T_Cruise       MF   2  10  29   9  39 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -1
S_Matthews     MF   3   8  29   7  32 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_Bouba_Diop   MF   2   7  28  10  12 |  78   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  11
E_Spence       MF   2  10  28  10  40 |  68   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
P_Crouch       FW   1   6  12  28  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
D_Murphy       FW   2  11   8  28  37 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_de_Gea       GK  29   2   3   3  38 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Ramos        DF   2  29   7   7  40 |   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Rocastle     MF   2   7  28  10  21 |  16   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  28   8  35 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ricardo        FW   1   7   9  25  21 |  26   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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