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Werder Bremen - Manchester City

Elite Intercontinental Cup Semi Finals, Werder Bremen vs. Manchester City (Tue Aug 25)


                        Werder Bremen  |  Manchester City
                              5-3-2 C  |  4-4-2 P
                       Harry Kleinjan  |  Tony McCleary
                                       |
                        J_Pavlenka GK  |  GK Hugo_Lloris
                         J_Zanetti DF  |  DF K_Uddin
                        J_Ekstrand DF  |  DF C_Fuchs
                         Cece_Pepe DF  |  DF D_Gallagher
                       N_Moisander DF  |  DF Bohte_Daisuke
                           D_Dalot DF  |  MF M_Scholl
                       P_Bargfrede MF  |  MF R_VD_Vaart
                           F_Kainz MF  |  MF Bebeto
                          J_Ledley MF  |  MF Leda_Cygnus
                        E_Bergkamp FW  |  FW F_Inzaghi
                        E_Stranger FW  |  FW Thanatos
                                       |
                        T_Courtois SUB |  SUB Chalk
                         G_Panucci SUB |  SUB Mikio_Fujioka
                            Calmac SUB |  SUB Aoyama_Hideki
                           A_Addey SUB |  SUB Caoimhin_Og
                       Del_Vecchio SUB |  SUB J_Cruz

Referee: C_Tango (Wales)


Min. 5  :(mnc) R_VD_Vaart controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  Thanatos gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Zanetti with a nasty foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  The ref shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
          ...  PENALTY !! C_Tango waves the Manchester City players away
          ...  Thanatos with the spot kick
          ...  He's put it wide!
Min. 8  :(wbn) P_Bargfrede backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Cece_Pepe latches onto the end of it
          ...  D_Gallagher wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 10 :(mnc) K_Uddin is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Bebeto
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Cece_Pepe hits it out for a throw
Min. 11 :(wbn) E_Stranger breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He rounds Hugo_Lloris!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris brings him down in the area!
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  C_Tango calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  C_Tango gives a PENALTY !!
          ...  E_Stranger with the spot kick
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  Werder Bremen go in front now with that goal!
          ...  Werder Bremen 1-0 Manchester City...
Min. 16 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows K_Uddin a clean set of heals
          ...  K_Uddin reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 16 :(wbn) N_Moisander is first to the ball
          ...  Bohte_Daisuke fouls badly
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
Min. 17 :(mnc) F_Inzaghi has time and space on the edge of the box
          ...  F_Inzaghi cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  J_Pavlenka gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 18 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  Bohte_Daisuke brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But C_Tango waves play on!!!
Min. 20 :(mnc) Leda_Cygnus finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled N_Moisander
          ...  A thundering drive by Leda_Cygnus !
          ...  J_Pavlenka gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 25 :(mnc) Leda_Cygnus off the woodwork.
          ...  Thanatos picks up the deflection
          ...  Thanatos curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  J_Pavlenka makes a fine save
Min. 28 :(mnc) C_Fuchs changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to F_Inzaghi
          ...  F_Inzaghi aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  J_Pavlenka makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 31 :(mnc) Bohte_Daisuke is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  Thanatos latches onto the ball
          ...  A vicious shot by Thanatos !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  J_Pavlenka dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had J_Pavlenka beaten!
Min. 34 :(wbn) E_Stranger gets possession in his own half
          ...  Leda_Cygnus goes in studs first
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Tony McCleary looks relieved
          ...  Harry Kleinjan is far from happy with that decision
Min. 36 :(wbn) J_Ledley has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Bohte_Daisuke
          ...  He puts in F_Kainz!
          ...  F_Kainz hits a crisp volley!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Werder Bremen 2-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 37 :(wbn) Werder Bremen are switching their playing style to D
Min. 39 :(wbn) D_Dalot headbutts R_VD_Vaart!
          ...  He deserves punishment for that!
          ...  C_Tango calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 41 :(wbn) J_Ledley drives it across the face of the goal E_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Gallagher with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 42 :(mnc) K_Uddin skips the challenge from the defender
          ...  A cheeky lob from K_Uddin !
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(wbn) E_Stranger runs at the defender
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  Bohte_Daisuke with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  C_Tango calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Tony McCleary looks relieved

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Werder Bremen 2-0 Manchester City

Min. 46 :(mnc) D_Gallagher takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into F_Inzaghi
          ...  N_Moisander gets to the ball first
Min. 47 :(mnc) R_VD_Vaart runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Thanatos
          ...  Thanatos with a little chip!
          ...  J_Pavlenka is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  J_Pavlenka holds his head in his hands!
          ...  Werder Bremen 2-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 53 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede crosses into the box, finding N_Moisander
          ...  N_Moisander swings in the shot!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 53 :(mnc) Thanatos jumps over J_Ekstrand's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  N_Moisander robs him of the ball
Min. 56 :(wbn) J_Ledley controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  J_Ekstrand gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  A great volley from J_Ekstrand !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris gets up well to catch that one
Min. 58 :(wbn) F_Kainz breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Hugo_Lloris!
          ...  Thanatos brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  C_Tango reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 67 :(mnc) R_VD_Vaart drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to F_Inzaghi
          ...  J_Ekstrand wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  D_Gallagher plays it towards the near post!
          ...  J_Pavlenka catches it!
Min. 69 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp nutmegs Bohte_Daisuke
          ...  M_Scholl had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 70 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og replaces M_Scholl and will play MF
Min. 73 :(wbn) Up goes the substitution board - Del_Vecchio on for E_Bergkamp as a FW
Min. 79 :(wbn) N_Moisander sidesteps K_Uddin
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  N_Moisander with the shot !
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 82 :(mnc) Aoyama_Hideki will replace the useless Bohte_Daisuke and will play DF
Min. 82 :(mnc) J_Cruz will replace Thanatos and play FW
Min. 85 :(mnc) F_Inzaghi nutmegs J_Ekstrand
          ...  P_Bargfrede with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 86 :(wbn) P_Bargfrede drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Del_Vecchio
          ...  But Aoyama_Hideki with the fine tackle
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : San Siro Stadium
Attendance           : 138,881
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Werder Bremen Match Info
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Best player          : J_Ledley (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : E_Stranger (11 pen), F_Kainz (36)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Zanetti (5), D_Dalot (39)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : R_VD_Vaart
Scorers              : Thanatos (47)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Hugo_Lloris (11), Thanatos (58), M_Scholl (69)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                           Werder Bremen  | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :           5        |       7
Off target           :           2        |       2
On target            :           3        |       5
Possession           :          45        |       55
Corners              :           0        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       3
Subs Used            :           1        |       3
Fouls                :          13        |       13
Key Tackles          :           4        |       5
Key Passes           :           6        |       8
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Final Score          : Werder Bremen 2 - 1 Manchester City
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Player Statistics - Werder Bremen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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J_Pavlenka     GK  33   3   1   2  21 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
J_Zanetti      DF   1  31  12  10  41 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
J_Ekstrand     DF   1  30  12   7  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
Cece_Pepe      DF   2  27   6   7  22 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
N_Moisander    DF   2  26  10  10  21 |  94   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
D_Dalot        DF   2  25  10   6  31 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
P_Bargfrede    MF   3   6  31   7  32 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
F_Kainz        MF   3   6  29  15  33 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
J_Ledley       MF   1   6  28  17  30 |  94   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  70  20
E_Bergkamp     FW   3  10   6  30  34 |  75   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   8  29  20 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
T_Courtois     GK  29   1   2   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Panucci      DF   3  25   9   5  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Calmac         MF   2   7  27  10  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Addey        MF   2  11  26  10  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Del_Vecchio    FW   3   5   7  25  20 |  19   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Manchester City
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Hugo_Lloris    GK  36   3   2   3  13 |  94   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -17   0   0   0
K_Uddin        DF   2  34  14   7  40 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  31   8  10  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Gallagher    DF   1  31   8   9  43 |  94   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Bohte_Daisuke  DF   1  27   9   5  31 |  84   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
M_Scholl       MF   2  11  32  11  22 |  72   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  32   9  24 |  94   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0 -20  30 -20
Bebeto         MF   1  10  29   7  30 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Leda_Cygnus    MF   1   8  27  18  22 |  94   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
F_Inzaghi      FW   1   9   6  30  43 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
Thanatos       FW   3   9   5  27  22 |  84   0   0   0   0   3   1   1   0   0  -2  -2  43
Chalk          GK  26   4   3   1  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Mikio_Fujioka  DF   2  30   7  10  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Aoyama_Hideki  DF   1  30   6   9  20 |  10   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  31   8  32 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
J_Cruz         FW   1   6   8  27  31 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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