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Season 17 Archive: Elite FA Cup, Group C Game 3

Everton 0 - 0 Ajax

Elite FA Cup Groups Match, Everton vs. Ajax (Tue Nov 05)


                              Everton  |  Ajax
                              3-4-3 C  |  4-4-2 A
                      Gareth Williams  |  James Maund
                                       |
                          I_Turner GK  |  GK J_Dudek
                           M_Kelly DF  |  DF C_Babayaro
                         T_Roberts DF  |  DF J_Esparza
                           C_Obasi DF  |  DF A_Carabali
                            M_Ozil MF  |  DF D_Agger
                       J_Henderson MF  |  MF H_Kiessling
                         S_Gerrard MF  |  MF C_Fabregas
                          R_Savage MF  |  MF P_Lejeune
                         A_Carroll FW  |  MF M_G_Pedersen
                            M_Owen FW  |  FW Taliyah
                       D_Sturridge FW  |  FW D_Bergkamp
                                       |
                          J_Hunter SUB |  SUB I_Walker
                           E_Garay SUB |  SUB C_dos_Passos
                      D_Piorkowski SUB |  SUB M_Hart
                         D_Vazques SUB |  SUB W_Sneijder
                      Nacho_Verdes SUB |  SUB J_Crujff

Referee: G_Reddy (Republic_of_Ireland)


Min. 2  :(aja) P_Lejeune has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  A_Carabali gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  But M_Kelly sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 3  :(aja) Taliyah runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off the defender back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  M_Ozil wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 4  :(evn) A_Carroll picks up a loose ball
          ...  D_Bergkamp with the foul
          ...  He's in trouble!!
          ...  He could be sent off for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He was lucky to get away with that!
Min. 9  :(evn) M_Kelly with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  M_Kelly has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  Brilliant save from J_Dudek
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 9  :(evn) M_Ozil has it now
          ...  He takes on A_Carabali
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Carroll!
          ...  C_Fabregas fouls badly
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  G_Reddy warns him
Min. 10 :(evn) R_Savage works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to M_Owen
          ...  M_Owen flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  J_Dudek never had a chance!
Min. 11 :(aja) Taliyah controls it with ease
          ...  Taliyah aims for the top right corner !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 11 :(evn) S_Gerrard has it now
          ...  He takes on D_Agger
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in R_Savage!
          ...  J_Dudek with the tackle
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  G_Reddy gives a PENALTY !!
          ...  Perhaps if had seen the replay he would change his mind!
          ...  A_Carroll takes it
          ...  J_Dudek tips it wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Ozil swings it in!
          ...  C_Babayaro wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 12 :(evn) M_Ozil lays the ball back to A_Carroll
          ...  Blocked by C_Babayaro
Min. 13 :(evn) S_Gerrard cuts through the defence
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  J_Esparza takes possession
Min. 17 :(evn) D_Sturridge takes advantage of a mistake by M_G_Pedersen
          ...  A skilful effort from D_Sturridge !
          ...  But J_Dudek palms it behind
          ...  G_Reddy has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 17 :(aja) H_Kiessling runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Agger
          ...  D_Agger leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  I_Turner is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_G_Pedersen plays it into the danger area!
          ...  I_Turner easily catches it!
Min. 18 :(evn) M_Ozil loses C_Babayaro
          ...  A delicate header from M_Ozil !
          ...  But J_Dudek punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 18 :(aja) C_Fabregas runs down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to A_Carabali
          ...  A_Carabali with the shot on net !
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 24 :(evn) D_Sturridge with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from C_Babayaro
          ...  D_Sturridge tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 25 :(evn) R_Savage chips the ball over the defence and finds D_Sturridge
          ...  D_Sturridge blasts it at the goal !
          ...  J_Dudek manages to turn it behind
Min. 26 :(aja) C_Fabregas finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  D_Sturridge with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  G_Reddy refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 27 :(aja) P_Lejeune lays the ball back to H_Kiessling
          ...  H_Kiessling drives the ball low !
          ...  I_Turner makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 29 :(aja) H_Kiessling leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to Taliyah
          ...  A wicked drive by Taliyah !
          ...  I_Turner takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 30 :(aja) Taliyah gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside J_Henderson!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  T_Roberts fouls badly
          ...  G_Reddy will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 31 :(evn) J_Henderson plays the early ball across the box to find M_Owen in space
          ...  M_Owen aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 34 :(aja) A_Carabali with an in swinging cross to C_Fabregas
          ...  C_Fabregas pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  I_Turner with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 37 :(evn) Curled in dangerously from S_Gerrard to T_Roberts
          ...  C_Babayaro hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Kelly plays it into the danger area!
          ...  J_Dudek comes out and claims it!
Min. 40 :(aja) Taliyah kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  D_Bergkamp gets on the end of the pass
          ...  D_Bergkamp curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  I_Turner falls over
          ...  But I_Turner is relieved to watch it go out of play!
Min. 42 :(aja) H_Kiessling drives it forward to Taliyah
          ...  Taliyah curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 42 :(evn) S_Gerrard finds his way through
          ...  M_G_Pedersen stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(evn) J_Henderson with the first time pass to D_Sturridge
          ...  D_Sturridge hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Ozil plays it into the danger area!
          ...  J_Dudek reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 43 :(aja) C_Fabregas plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  C_Fabregas carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  I_Turner makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 44 :(aja) D_Agger finds his way through
          ...  He has tremendous pace
          ...  D_Agger looks to see where I_Turner is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  I_Turner gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Everton 0-0 Ajax

Min. 46 :(aja) D_Bergkamp with a perfectly timed run
          ...  D_Bergkamp tries the shot !
          ...  I_Turner has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  I_Turner is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 48 :(evn) C_Obasi with an intelligent ball to M_Kelly
          ...  A powerful header from M_Kelly !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  J_Dudek with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 50 :(aja) C_dos_Passos is being brought on
          ...  C_Babayaro is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 50 :(aja) M_Hart is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Esparza is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 50 :(aja) W_Sneijder comes on for H_Kiessling and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 56 :(evn) M_Kelly times his run well
          ...  W_Sneijder forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Obasi plays it towards the near post!
          ...  J_Dudek reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 58 :(evn) J_Henderson with a precise pass to A_Carroll
          ...  A delicate header from A_Carroll !
          ...  But J_Dudek makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 60 :(aja) M_G_Pedersen moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Bergkamp
          ...  D_Bergkamp goes for goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  I_Turner never had a chance!
Min. 62 :(evn) M_Kelly with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves A_Carabali behind
          ...  D_Bergkamp with a nasty foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
          ...  He knew he had to be careful after the first one, and this time he had to walk!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It is within shooting distance!
          ...  T_Roberts hoists it forward
          ...  D_Sturridge gets on the end of it
          ...  D_Sturridge could have let it bounce!
          ...  J_Dudek was lucky there
Min. 64 :(evn) M_Ozil plays a long ball to A_Carroll
          ...  A_Carroll curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 65 :(aja) Taliyah with a slide rule pass to D_Agger
          ...  But M_Ozil puts the ball out of play
Min. 67 :(aja) C_dos_Passos has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past S_Gerrard
          ...  He puts in C_Fabregas!
          ...  M_Kelly slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 68 :(evn) C_Obasi with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to S_Gerrard
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from D_Agger
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Gerrard plays it towards the near post!
          ...  J_Dudek fists it away!
Min. 72 :(evn) M_Owen takes advantage of a mistake by C_dos_Passos
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  M_Hart tackles cleanly
Min. 74 :(evn) S_Gerrard with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from A_Carabali
          ...  S_Gerrard gets his head to the ball !
          ...  J_Dudek just watches float over the bar!
Min. 76 :(evn) M_Ozil with the through ball to M_Owen
          ...  M_Owen with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  J_Dudek with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 76 :(aja) C_Fabregas feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Taliyah runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  M_Kelly tackles cleanly
          ...  The linesman flags for the foul though! Unbelievable! It looked clean to me
Min. 76 :(aja) P_Lejeune slides it through the middle to W_Sneijder
          ...  W_Sneijder with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 77 :(evn) M_Kelly spits at C_dos_Passos
          ...  G_Reddy will just give him a speaking to
Min. 78 :(evn) E_Garay is being prepared to come on
          ...  M_Kelly is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 78 :(evn) J_Henderson hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  A_Carroll latches onto it!
          ...  A_Carroll uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  J_Dudek moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  J_Dudek catches it with style!
Min. 80 :(evn) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  D_Vazques will come on for M_Ozil and play MF
Min. 82 :(evn) Nacho_Verdes replaces an unhappy A_Carroll and will play as a FW
Min. 82 :(evn) D_Vazques looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Sturridge
          ...  D_Sturridge tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Savage hits it into the box!
          ...  J_Dudek easily claims the ball!
Min. 82 :(aja) P_Lejeune lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  C_dos_Passos latches on to it
          ...  A powerful shot by C_dos_Passos !
          ...  I_Turner parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 85 :(evn) J_Henderson with the header on
          ...  He finds M_Owen in space
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  M_Hart belts it clear
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(evn) C_Obasi barges A_Carabali off the ball
          ...  C_Obasi hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 90 :(evn) S_Gerrard with a 40-yard pass to E_Garay
          ...  E_Garay with the punt towards goal!
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Gerrard swings it in!
          ...  J_Dudek catches it!
Min. 91 :(evn) Nacho_Verdes jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  D_Agger reads him well and hoofs it clear

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Goodison Park
Attendance           : 66,504
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Everton Match Info
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Best player          : M_Ozil
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : T_Roberts (30)
Injured              : N/A
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Ajax Match Info
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Best player          : J_Dudek (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : D_Bergkamp (62)
Booked               : J_Dudek (11)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                              Everton     |      Ajax
Attempts on Goal     :          18        |       14
Off target           :           9        |       7
On target            :           9        |       7
Possession           :          50        |       50
Corners              :           7        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          11        |       10
Key Tackles          :           4        |       8
Key Passes           :          17        |       13
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Final Score          : Everton 0 - 0 Ajax
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Player Statistics - Everton
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_Turner       GK  38   4   5   4  16 |  93   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0   0
M_Kelly        DF   2  23  13  13  33 |  79   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  30   0  16
T_Roberts      DF   2  23  10   9  27 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -2
C_Obasi        DF   2  23  10   8  39 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  24   1
M_Ozil         MF   2   7  25   7  18 |  81   0   2   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  30  48   8
J_Henderson    MF   2   7  23   9  30 |  93   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
S_Gerrard      MF   2   5  20  15  21 |  93   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  36   1
R_Savage       MF   2   7  23   6  15 |  93   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  24   0
A_Carroll      FW   2   7   6  25  38 |  83   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  25
M_Owen         FW   1   4   4  22  35 |  93   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
D_Sturridge    FW   2   8   7  17  31 |  93   0   0   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0  27
J_Hunter       GK  27   4   1   1  37 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Garay        DF   2  25   5   5  21 |  14   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
D_Piorkowski   DF   1  24  10   7  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Vazques      MF   1   6  24  14  22 |  12   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  12   0
Nacho_Verdes   FW   2   5   9  21  30 |  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Ajax
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_Dudek        GK  38   3   1   1  18 |  93  16   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 118   0   0   0
C_Babayaro     DF   2  29   7   2  26 |  51   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0
J_Esparza      DF   1  27   6   3  20 |  51   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0
A_Carabali     DF   2  26   9   7  10 |  93   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  12   1
D_Agger        DF   2  24  11   5  24 |  93   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  30   0   9
H_Kiessling    MF   4  11  27   9  31 |  51   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  36   8
C_Fabregas     MF   3   7  24  12  29 |  93   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  12  16
P_Lejeune      MF   3   6  23   7  23 |  93   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  48   0
M_G_Pedersen   MF   2   2  22   7  35 |  93   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  12   0
Taliyah        FW   2   6   6  25  44 |  93   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  24  10
D_Bergkamp     FW   1   1   9  24  24 |  63   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   1   0 -10 -10   0
I_Walker       GK  22   3   2   2  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_dos_Passos   DF   2  27  10   9  46 |  42   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  12   8
M_Hart         DF   2  27   4   1  22 |  42   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0
W_Sneijder     FW   2   7  26   8  23 |  42   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  15   0   1
J_Crujff       MF   2   6  25  10  28 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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