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Elite FA Cup, Group F Game 3

Werder Bremen 2 - 1 Manchester Utd

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 3, Werder Bremen vs. Manchester Utd (Wed Dec 19)


                        Werder Bremen  |  Manchester Utd
                            4-3-1-2 P  |  4-3-1-2 N
                       Harry Kleinjan  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                       Hugo_Lloris GK  |  GK S_T_Perry
                        J_Neeskens DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                        C_Mongongu DF  |  DF D_McDonald
                         A_McLeish DF  |  DF J_Okore
                        M_Pavlovic DF  |  DF D_Promotion
                         C_Gemmell MF  |  MF J_Maria
                          M_Canete MF  |  MF B_Bannan
                           F_Kainz MF  |  MF A_Drury
                          J_Ledley AM  |  AM J_J_Okocha
                           M_Kruse FW  |  FW Van_Tijkaan
                        D_Berbatov FW  |  FW Arnautovic
                                       |
                            R_Wolf SUB |  SUB P_Bonner
                          F_Beijmo SUB |  SUB K_Gunter
                         C_Makiadi SUB |  SUB Raul_Hierra
                             Lucas SUB |  SUB A_Ribbery
                        E_Bergkamp SUB |  SUB Brian_Lavery

Referee: C_V_Carballo (Spain)


Min. 2  :(wbn) C_Gemmell takes possession
          ...  He has his back towards goal
          ...  He turns well
          ...  But J_Okore clears the ball to safety
Min. 3  :(mnu) D_Promotion looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to P_Hoskins
          ...  F_Kainz muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
Min. 6  :(wbn) M_Kruse beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  J_J_Okocha with an ugly foul
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  C_Mongongu with the delicate chip over the wall
          ...  S_T_Perry watches it sail wide!
Min. 8  :(wbn) C_Gemmell slides the ball across to M_Kruse
          ...  M_Kruse controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  S_T_Perry never had a chance!
Min. 9  :(wbn) F_Kainz looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Berbatov
          ...  D_Berbatov has a dig at goal!
          ...  S_T_Perry makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Canete hits it towards the far post!
          ...  J_Neeskens swings a leg at it!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  S_T_Perry palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Canete chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by D_McDonald
Min. 12 :(mnu) J_Okore latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  J_Okore with a powerful header !
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris gets down well to tip the ball wide
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by A_Drury!
          ...  A_McLeish gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 13 :(mnu) B_Bannan passes the ball to J_Maria
          ...  But A_McLeish sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 14 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan runs at the defence
          ...  Van_Tijkaan hits a great shot !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by J_J_Okocha!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris easily catches it!
Min. 15 :(wbn) M_Canete fires over a low cross to J_Ledley
          ...  B_Bannan tackles cleanly
Min. 15 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan kills the ball dead
          ...  Van_Tijkaan carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 16 :(wbn) J_Ledley steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs P_Hoskins
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  J_Ledley with the overhead !
          ...  But S_T_Perry dives to his left
          ...  I think S_T_Perry just got a hand on that one
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 20 :(wbn) C_Gemmell pass splits open the defence and finds A_McLeish
          ...  A_McLeish with the crafty shot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That was unfortunate
          ...  Werder Bremen have snatched the lead!
          ...  Werder Bremen 1-0 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 21 :(wbn) J_Ledley cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to J_Neeskens
          ...  J_Neeskens goes for goal !
          ...  S_T_Perry beats the ball away
Min. 27 :(wbn) A_McLeish is taking a throw in
          ...  He is taking a run up at it!
          ...  He throws it long to D_Berbatov
          ...  D_Berbatov lobs S_T_Perry!
          ...  S_T_Perry gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by S_T_Perry !!
Min. 28 :(mnu) A_Drury with the heel pass to Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic with a thundering drive!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He rips off his shirt and spins it in the air
          ...  Manchester Utd have squared things up with that goal!
          ...  Werder Bremen 1-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 36 :(wbn) M_Pavlovic back heels to find F_Kainz in space
          ...  F_Kainz tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  S_T_Perry blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 39 :(wbn) J_Ledley is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to M_Kruse
          ...  M_Kruse with a powerful downward header!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it thumps off the woodwork !!
          ...  And goes safely clear!
          ...  S_T_Perry never had a chance!
Min. 42 :(mnu) B_Bannan with a measured pass to Arnautovic
          ...  Arnautovic with the side footed shot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And Hugo_Lloris recovers to save!!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(wbn) A_McLeish finds F_Kainz with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  F_Kainz aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  S_T_Perry makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 44 :(mnu) J_Maria runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  P_Hoskins latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  P_Hoskins hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Werder Bremen fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 45 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan knocks the ball past A_McLeish
          ...  M_Pavlovic wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 47 :(wbn) D_Berbatov plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  D_Berbatov hits a curling shot!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  S_T_Perry saves it !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Kainz hits it towards the far post!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by J_Okore

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Werder Bremen 1-1 Manchester Utd

Min. 50 :(wbn) F_Kainz uses his feet well to turn on the ball
          ...  F_Kainz with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But S_T_Perry makes a fine save
Min. 52 :(wbn) C_Gemmell is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to J_Ledley
          ...  J_Ledley drives it low !
          ...  S_T_Perry falls over
          ...  But S_T_Perry is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 53 :(wbn) M_Kruse is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  D_Berbatov latches onto the end of it
          ...  D_Berbatov fires the shot in!
          ...  But it goes wide
Min. 55 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery will replace the useless J_J_Okocha and will play FW
Min. 55 :(mnu) a big roar from the crowd as Raul_Hierra comes on for A_Drury to play MF
Min. 58 :(wbn) J_Ledley runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  J_Neeskens latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  P_Hoskins hits it out for a throw
Min. 60 :(mnu) K_Gunter replaces an unhappy P_Hoskins and will play as a DF
Min. 65 :(wbn) E_Bergkamp takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace M_Pavlovic
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 68 :(wbn) C_Gemmell drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Ledley
          ...  J_Ledley curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  S_T_Perry can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  S_T_Perry has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 69 :(wbn) D_Berbatov takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  D_Berbatov with a terrific drive !
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 69 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  Van_Tijkaan cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 70 :(wbn) J_Ledley knocks it past K_Gunter and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  J_Ledley sees S_T_Perry off his line !
          ...  But S_T_Perry palms it behind
          ...  C_V_Carballo has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 75 :(wbn) F_Beijmo will replace J_Neeskens and play DF
Min. 75 :(wbn) J_Ledley wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Berbatov
          ...  D_Berbatov tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Canete drives it into the box!
          ...  F_Kainz makes a firm connection with his head
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  S_T_Perry dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had S_T_Perry beaten!
Min. 76 :(wbn) Lucas is coming on and C_Gemmell is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play MF
Min. 80 :(wbn) D_Berbatov with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  M_Kruse gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  K_Gunter pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  C_V_Carballo calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Derek Purvis looks relieved
Min. 83 :(wbn) F_Kainz floats the ball in to find M_Kruse
          ...  J_Okore plays the back pass
          ...  S_T_Perry can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Kainz lofts the ball in!
          ...  J_Ledley tries to place the shot!
          ...  S_T_Perry has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  S_T_Perry reacts well to save!!!
Min. 85 :(wbn) M_Canete knocks it forward
          ...  K_Gunter slips
          ...  M_Kruse gets to it!
          ...  M_Kruse tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps up and punches the air
          ...  Yes!!
          ...  That goal surely snatches the win!
          ...  Werder Bremen 2-1 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(wbn) Lucas runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs D_McDonald
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Lucas aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  Looks like it should be S_T_Perry's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  S_T_Perry looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 88 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Brian_Lavery gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Brian_Lavery with a terrific drive !
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 91 :(wbn) D_Berbatov beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  J_Okore intercepts the pass

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Weser Stadium
Attendance           : 95,768
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Werder Bremen Match Info
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Best player          : J_Ledley (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_McLeish (20), M_Kruse (85)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : Arnautovic
Scorers              : Arnautovic (28)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                           Werder Bremen  | Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          23        |       8
Off target           :           9        |       2
On target            :          14        |       6
Possession           :          73        |       27
Corners              :           5        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           4        |       5
Key Tackles          :           2        |       5
Key Passes           :          17        |       5
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Final Score          : Werder Bremen 2 - 1 Manchester Utd
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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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Hugo_Lloris    GK  32   3   2   3  13 |  93   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
J_Neeskens     DF   1  29  10   7  29 |  77   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
C_Mongongu     DF   2  29   9   6  36 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
A_McLeish      DF   1  28  12   6  26 |  93   0   2   2   0   1   1   0   0   0  40  20  35
M_Pavlovic     DF   3  27   6   7  22 |  67   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Gemmell      MF   3   9  28  12  28 |  78   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
M_Canete       MF   2   5  28   5  19 |  93   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
F_Kainz        MF   3   6  27  14  33 |  93   0   0   2   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  20  31
J_Ledley       AM   1   6  26  16  30 |  93   0   0   4   0   5   0   0   0   0  20  60  61
M_Kruse        FW   2   4  12  29  30 |  93   0   0   1   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  10  37
D_Berbatov     FW   2   9   8  26  37 |  93   0   0   1   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  10  33
R_Wolf         GK  27   2   2   1  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Beijmo       DF   3  26  12   8  22 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Makiadi      MF   2   7  27   4  10 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Lucas          MF   2   5  26  14  19 |  15   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
E_Bergkamp     FW   3  10   5  27  34 |  26   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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S_T_Perry      GK  31   2   2   2  22 |  93  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  25   9   5  10 |  62   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
D_McDonald     DF   1  25   8   8  21 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Okore        DF   3  25   5   6  22 |  93   0   4   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  80   0  10
D_Promotion    DF   3  24   9   5  41 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  26   9  32 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_Bannan       MF   1   7  25   4  27 |  93   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
A_Drury        MF   2   6  23   9  19 |  57   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
J_J_Okocha     AM   1  10  24  15  13 |  57   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  27  22 |  93   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0 -20 -10   1
Arnautovic     FW   1   7   5  25  11 |  93   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
P_Bonner       GK  27   1   3   3  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Gunter       DF   2  24   7  10  22 |  31   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
Raul_Hierra    MF   1   9  27   9  31 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Ribbery      FW   2   6   8  25  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   7   8  24  32 |  36   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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