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Elite FA Cup, Group Game 3

Valencia - Rangers FC

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Round 3, Valencia vs. Rangers FC (Wed Jun 26)


                             Valencia  |  Rangers FC
                              4-3-3 L  |  4-5-1 P
                           Andie Glen  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                          Kamikaze GK  |  GK D_Marshall
                           O_Price DF  |  DF M_Tudgay
                        D_E_Boyata DF  |  DF R_Giovinco
                         E_Herbert DF  |  DF K_Ramsteijn
                           A_Nouri DF  |  DF K_Rekik
                           Eduardo MF  |  MF L_Thomas
                         L_Macleod MF  |  MF B_Hemoth
                           L_Pablo MF  |  MF M_Scholl
                            N_Kanu FW  |  MF R_Jack
                            W_Jose FW  |  MF H_Fernandez
                          M_Icardi FW  |  FW Messi
                                       |
                            Q_Atoo SUB |  SUB Z_Stonewall
                           P_Smith SUB |  SUB D_McGrain
                         L_Amoruso SUB |  SUB Doria
                             Diego SUB |  SUB A_Gunnarsson
                               Ali SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 10 :(rfc) R_Jack pulls it back to Messi
          ...  Messi with a thundering shot!
          ...  Kamikaze gets a hand to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He just couldn't keep it out!
          ...  Rangers FC have snatched the lead!
          ...  Valencia 0-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 11 :(vla) Valencia's manager orders his side to play C
Min. 12 :(vla) N_Kanu beats B_Hemoth
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  N_Kanu with the attempt at goal!
          ...  D_Marshall gets his fingertips to it
          ...  It's pushed around the post to safety
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Marshall jumps well to claim it!
Min. 13 :(rfc) L_Thomas brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Messi gets on the end of the pass
          ...  An audacious effort from Messi !
          ...  Kamikaze is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Valencia 0-2 Rangers FC ...
Min. 14 :(rfc) Messi curls the ball out wide to R_Giovinco
          ...  O_Price reads the play well
Min. 15 :(vla) M_Icardi takes advantage of a mistake by L_Thomas
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  M_Icardi must beat D_Marshall!
          ...  But D_Marshall dives to his left
          ...  I think D_Marshall just got a hand on that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 19 :(vla) L_Macleod runs into space
          ...  R_Jack is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  O_Bundy warns him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  Eduardo hits it hard
          ...  D_Marshall is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  D_Marshall looks very relieved!
Min. 21 :(rfc) K_Ramsteijn has it now
          ...  He takes on D_E_Boyata
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Messi!
          ...  Messi with a little chip!
          ...  Kamikaze gets his fingertips to it
Min. 25 :(rfc) R_Jack with a first time pass
          ...  M_Tudgay runs onto it!
          ...  M_Tudgay attempts the shot!
          ...  But Kamikaze makes an easy save
Min. 27 :(rfc) M_Tudgay changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Messi
          ...  D_E_Boyata clears with a diving header
Min. 29 :(vla) N_Kanu hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  M_Icardi collects the loose ball!
          ...  M_Icardi has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 29 :(rfc) M_Scholl lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  R_Giovinco latches on to it
          ...  A powerful header from R_Giovinco !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  But Kamikaze palms it behind
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 30 :(vla) Eduardo races into the box
          ...  He sees A_Nouri lose his man
          ...  He cuts the ball back to him
          ...  K_Ramsteijn robs him of the ball
Min. 33 :(rfc) B_Hemoth finds R_Jack with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  L_Pablo with the tackle
          ...  O_Bundy will want to speak to him
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 33 :(rfc) H_Fernandez looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Messi
          ...  But E_Herbert with the fine tackle
Min. 41 :(vla) O_Price with the dribble
          ...  M_Tudgay is easily beaten
          ...  H_Fernandez with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(rfc) L_Thomas has time and space on the edge of the box
          ...  L_Thomas hits the ball first time!
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Valencia 0-2 Rangers FC

Min. 50 :(rfc) R_Jack reads the run of Messi
          ...  The defender plays it back to Kamikaze
          ...  Messi intercepts the back pass!
          ...  He tries to dummy Kamikaze
          ...  He rounds Kamikaze
          ...  He thumps it towards the goal!
          ...  Kamikaze somehow manages to get to it !!
Min. 51 :(vla) W_Jose latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  W_Jose belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  Wide of goal
Min. 55 :(rfc) K_Rekik sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Messi
          ...  E_Herbert with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 58 :(vla) Eduardo with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  O_Price gets on the end of the pass
          ...  K_Rekik bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 60 :(rfc) Rangers FC's manager orders his side to play C
Min. 62 :(vla) L_Pablo with a reverse pass to W_Jose
          ...  M_Scholl goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 64 :(rfc) M_Tudgay is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Messi
          ...  But D_E_Boyata spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 65 :(vla) P_Smith is going to be brought on
          ...  O_Price is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 65 :(vla) L_Amoruso is coming on and D_E_Boyata is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play DF
Min. 65 :(vla) L_Pablo with a 40-yard pass to L_Macleod
          ...  A great volley from L_Macleod !
          ...  D_Marshall makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 66 :(vla) Diego will come on for W_Jose and play MF
Min. 70 :(rfc) A_Gunnarsson is going to be brought on
          ...  L_Thomas is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(rfc) Messi sidesteps E_Herbert
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  E_Herbert goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 70 :(vla) L_Pablo with an inch perfect pass to E_Herbert
          ...  H_Fernandez with a deliberate foul
          ...  He should be jailed for that
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  O_Bundy tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 71 :(vla) Eduardo gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Diego
          ...  Diego with the crafty shot!
          ...  D_Marshall fists it away
Min. 71 :(rfc) H_Fernandez finds A_Gunnarsson in acres of space
          ...  A_Gunnarsson swings in the shot!
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 75 :(rfc) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  D_McGrain will come on for M_Tudgay and play DF
Min. 79 :(vla) L_Macleod feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  E_Herbert runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  D_McGrain brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 80 :(rfc) H_Rodellega will come on for Messi and play FW
Min. 85 :(rfc) H_Fernandez hoists the ball across to H_Rodellega
          ...  H_Rodellega has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  But Kamikaze hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!
Min. 86 :(rfc) R_Jack looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards M_Scholl
          ...  M_Scholl lobs Kamikaze!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Kamikaze dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had Kamikaze beaten!
Min. 87 :(vla) Eduardo holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to N_Kanu
          ...  N_Kanu flings a shot at goal !
          ...  D_Marshall gathers it easily
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(vla) P_Smith drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to E_Herbert
          ...  K_Ramsteijn slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 89 :(rfc) B_Hemoth brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  H_Rodellega makes himself available
          ...  H_Rodellega with the drive!
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  O_Bundy talks to his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The Rangers FC fans celebrate the goal
          ...  Valencia 0-3 Rangers FC ...
Min. 91 :(vla) L_Amoruso controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs K_Rekik
          ...  He puts in N_Kanu!
          ...  M_Scholl brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 91 :(rfc) M_Scholl with a 40-yard pass to D_McGrain
          ...  D_McGrain looks to see where Kamikaze is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Valencia 0-4 Rangers FC ...
Min. 92 :(vla) A_Nouri works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to N_Kanu
          ...  N_Kanu with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!

*************  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          : Eduardo
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : L_Pablo (33)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : Messi (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Messi (10,13), H_Rodellega (89), D_McGrain (91)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Scholl (62), H_Fernandez (70)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Valencia     |   Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       12
Off target           :           4        |       3
On target            :           5        |       9
Possession           :          38        |       62
Corners              :           1        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       9
Key Tackles          :           5        |       5
Key Passes           :          12        |       16
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Final Score          : Valencia 0 - 4 Rangers FC
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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  36   7   2   2  20 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -15   0   0   0
O_Price        DF   2  30  12   8  26 |  67   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  29  11   8  11 |  67   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
E_Herbert      DF   1  28   7  11  41 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Nouri        DF   1  27  11   6  21 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Eduardo        MF   2   7  29   8  21 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
L_Macleod      MF   2   9  27  11  31 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
L_Pablo        MF   1   8  25   8  11 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
N_Kanu         FW   3   6   7  29  21 |  95   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  21
W_Jose         FW   3   8   9  28  10 |  68   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -19
M_Icardi       FW   1   7   7  25  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
Q_Atoo         GK  30   3   7   4  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Smith        DF   3  24  10   8  40 |  28   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
L_Amoruso      DF   2  23  10   5  41 |  28   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Diego          MF   1  14  23   8  22 |  27   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Ali            MF   2  14  23   7  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Rangers FC
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_Marshall     GK  39   7   5   7  14 |  95   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
M_Tudgay       DF   2  35   6   8  32 |  77   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
R_Giovinco     DF   2  32  13  11  35 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  20  30
K_Ramsteijn    DF   1  31  11  10  42 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
K_Rekik        DF   1  28   7   2  12 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
L_Thomas       MF   1   8  33   7  18 |  72   0   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  31   6  22 |  95   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
M_Scholl       MF   2  11  30  10  22 |  95   0   1   2   1   1   0   1   0   0  18  38  -1
R_Jack         MF   3   7  30  11  22 |  95   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
H_Fernandez    MF   1   7  27   7  32 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
Messi          FW   1  10   8  34  18 |  82   0   0   1   0   4   2   0   0   0  20  30 110
Z_Stonewall    GK  29   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  31  13   8  24 |  18   0   1   0   0   1   1   0   0   0  20   0  35
Doria          DF   3  28   7   5  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Gunnarsson   MF   2   9  31  18  34 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  27  13 |  13   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
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