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Elite League Cup Match 2

Valencia 3 - 1 Borussia Dortmund

Elite League Cup League Stage Match, Valencia vs. Borussia Dortmund (Wed Dec 04)


                             Valencia  |  Borussia Dortmund
                              4-4-2 N  |  4-4-1-1 E
                           Andie Glen  |  Rune Oldeide
                                       |
                         T_Flowers GK  |  GK I_Banks
                        D_E_Boyata DF  |  DF M_Motta
                            J_Stam DF  |  DF R_Song
                         E_Herbert DF  |  DF Danilo
                           S_Bould DF  |  DF M_Reiziger
                        P_Niemeyer MF  |  MF A_Lallana
                         E_Jackson MF  |  MF J_Height
                           M_Barry MF  |  MF A_Vidal
                           B_Green MF  |  MF Dembele
                       D_Trezeguet FW  |  AM Shaqiri
                         S_Artenie FW  |  FW S_Radacanu
                                       |
                         J_J_Jones SUB |  SUB P_Check
                           O_Price SUB |  SUB Lazo
                        B_Ivanovic SUB |  SUB K_Dalglish
                         M_Kikuchi SUB |  SUB D_Alli
                            W_Jose SUB |  SUB J_Cruz

Referee: G_Poll (England)


Min. 3  :(bor) R_Song tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Valencia 1-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 10 :(bor) A_Lallana brings it under control
          ...  He takes on J_Stam
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Shaqiri!
          ...  Shaqiri rifles it to the far post !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 12 :(vla) B_Green is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  B_Green with a powerful diving header!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Right into the top corner!
          ...  Valencia 2-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 12 :(vla) B_Green kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  S_Artenie gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Danilo is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 13 :(bor) R_Song turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Motta
          ...  M_Motta fires a shot at goal !
          ...  T_Flowers falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 14 :(vla) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  B_Green seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Driven towards goal by B_Green !
          ...  I_Banks gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 19 :(vla) B_Green unselfishly lays the ball back to S_Bould
          ...  M_Reiziger bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 20 :(vla) S_Artenie with electric pace
          ...  He eases past Danilo
          ...  A delicate header from S_Artenie !
          ...  I_Banks manages to turn it behind
Min. 21 :(bor) M_Motta 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!
          ...  S_Radacanu receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  S_Radacanu must beat T_Flowers!
          ...  But T_Flowers punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 24 :(vla) D_Trezeguet takes control of the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Artenie
          ...  Good sliding challenge from M_Motta and it had to be
Min. 25 :(vla) M_Barry leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to E_Herbert
          ...  A_Lallana cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 25 :(bor) A_Vidal with a 40-yard pass to R_Song
          ...  R_Song aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  But T_Flowers punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 27 :(bor) J_Height has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past S_Bould
          ...  He knocks it to M_Reiziger!
          ...  M_Reiziger tries to beat T_Flowers from outside the area!
          ...  T_Flowers with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 32 :(bor) A_Lallana plays a first time ball through the defence to M_Reiziger
          ...  But P_Niemeyer slides in two footed.
          ...  G_Poll has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 36 :(bor) Shaqiri finds Danilo with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Danilo smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  T_Flowers blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 37 :(bor) Shaqiri sidesteps D_E_Boyata
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  Shaqiri drives it low !
          ...  But T_Flowers makes an easy save
Min. 38 :(vla) B_Green beats M_Motta
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  B_Green hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But I_Banks tips it over the bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Niemeyer drives it into the box!
          ...  It is kicked away by R_Song
Min. 39 :(vla) J_Stam beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves G_Poll
          ...  J_Stam tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  I_Banks fists it away
Min. 40 :(vla) P_Niemeyer with a measured ball to S_Bould
          ...  But M_Motta wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 46 :(vla) M_Barry plays it forward to S_Artenie
          ...  S_Artenie rifles it to the far post !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Valencia 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Min. 49 :(vla) D_Trezeguet plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  D_Trezeguet hits a great drive!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the Valencia crowd to celebrate!!
          ...  Both he and the fans are delighted!!
          ...  Valencia 3-0 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 50 :(vla) M_Barry with the nod to S_Artenie
          ...  S_Artenie with his head down lets it go !
          ...  But I_Banks palms it behind
          ...  G_Poll has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 51 :(bor) J_Height has it now
          ...  He takes on J_Stam
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in S_Radacanu!
          ...  P_Niemeyer forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Dembele plays it towards the near post!
          ...  T_Flowers easily catches it!
Min. 53 :(vla) M_Barry with a flicked pass to D_Trezeguet
          ...  D_Trezeguet gets up high for the header !
          ...  I_Banks with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 56 :(vla) S_Artenie brings it under control
          ...  He takes on J_Height
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Trezeguet!
          ...  Danilo with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 60 :(bor) Borussia Dortmund will now play A
Min. 62 :(bor) S_Radacanu takes advantage of a bad back pass from D_E_Boyata
          ...  E_Herbert with a deliberate foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
Min. 62 :(bor) M_Reiziger with a neat pass into Shaqiri
          ...  Shaqiri sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  T_Flowers gathers it comfortably
Min. 63 :(vla) S_Artenie picks out E_Jackson with the cross
          ...  E_Jackson sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  Looks like it should be I_Banks's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  I_Banks looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Green chips the ball into the area!
          ...  The ball comes to E_Herbert
          ...  He knocks it goalward
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 65 :(vla) O_Price is going to be brought on
          ...  E_Herbert is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 65 :(vla) M_Kikuchi is ready to come on to replace E_Jackson
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 66 :(vla) P_Niemeyer with an inch perfect pass to S_Artenie
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from M_Motta
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Barry hits it towards the far post!
          ...  S_Artenie swings a leg at it!
          ...  I_Banks blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  It goes clear!
Min. 74 :(bor) R_Song takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  R_Song has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 75 :(bor) Lazo is coming on for M_Motta and will play DF
Min. 75 :(bor) There's going to be a change
          ...  D_Alli will come on for A_Lallana and play MF
Min. 75 :(bor) J_Cruz is being prepared to come on
          ...  Shaqiri is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 75 :(vla) M_Barry has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past Danilo
          ...  He knocks it to S_Artenie!
          ...  S_Artenie heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 75 :(bor) A defence splitting pass from Danilo to J_Cruz
          ...  A thundering drive by J_Cruz !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  T_Flowers moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And into the net!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Valencia 3-1 Borussia Dortmund ...
Min. 76 :(vla) B_Green turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Barry
          ...  M_Barry goes for goal !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 79 :(bor) S_Radacanu sidesteps M_Barry
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  A great volley from S_Radacanu !
          ...  T_Flowers makes a difficult save
Min. 80 :(vla) M_Barry runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to S_Artenie
          ...  A powerful shot by S_Artenie !
          ...  I_Banks goes down well to save
Min. 81 :(bor) A_Vidal swings at M_Kikuchi
          ...  G_Poll has seen it!
          ...  G_Poll wants a quiet word
Min. 85 :(vla) W_Jose will replace the useless D_Trezeguet and will play FW
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(vla) B_Green holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to S_Artenie
          ...  R_Song reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Mestalla Stadium
Attendance           : 107,469
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Valencia Match Info
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Best player          : B_Green (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : R_Song (3 og), B_Green (12), D_Trezeguet (49)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Borussia Dortmund Match Info
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Best player          : J_Cruz
Scorers              : J_Cruz (75)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Danilo (12)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Valencia     | Borussia Dortmund
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       11
Off target           :           5        |       3
On target            :          10        |       8
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       7
Key Tackles          :           2        |       7
Key Passes           :          15        |       10
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Final Score          : Valencia 3 - 1 Borussia Dortmund
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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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T_Flowers      GK  39   2   2   1  27 |  98   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  30  11   8  11 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Stam         DF   2  29   8   7  29 |  98   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
E_Herbert      DF   1  28   7  11  41 |  69   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
S_Bould        DF   2  27   8   5  22 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Niemeyer     MF   1  18  30   5  22 |  98   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
E_Jackson      MF   3   7  29   7  32 |  69   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  21
M_Barry        MF   2  17  27   7  32 |  98   0   0   6   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  80  21
B_Green        MF   2  16  27   6  30 |  98   0   0   4   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  40  55
D_Trezeguet    FW   3   7  10  28  21 |  89   0   0   1   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  10  45
S_Artenie      FW   3   5  10  28  32 |  98   0   0   2   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  20  42
J_J_Jones      GK  29   1   5   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
O_Price        DF   2  30  12   8  26 |  29   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Ivanovic     DF   3  29  11   7  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Kikuchi      MF   1  15  28   8  30 |  29   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_Jose         FW   3   8   9  29  10 |   9   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   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
M_Motta        DF   1  28   8   6  32 |  79   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   1
R_Song         DF   2  26   8   7  33 |  98   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0 -30  -9
Danilo         DF   2  26   7   8  32 |  98   0   1   1   1   1   0   1   0   0  18  28   8
M_Reiziger     DF   2  25   7   7  21 |  98   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
A_Lallana      MF   3  10  27   8  21 |  79   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
J_Height       MF   3  15  26   7  22 |  98   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0 -20
A_Vidal        MF   2  13  25   7  21 |  98   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Dembele        MF   3   6  25   7  12 |  98   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Shaqiri        AM   2   9  25  19  31 |  79   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  21
S_Radacanu     FW   3   6   5  25  22 |  98   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
P_Check        GK  31   2   3   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Lazo           DF   3  25   8   6  31 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Dalglish     MF   3   7  26  13  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Alli         MF   1   8  25  13  21 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cruz         FW   1   6   8  27  31 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
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