JOIN NOWLOG IN
Back

Division 1, Week 12

Valencia 4 - 0 Schalke 04

Division One League Match, Valencia vs. Schalke 04 (Thu Dec 21)


                             Valencia  |  Schalke 04
                              3-5-2 C  |  4-1-2-1-2 A
                           Andie Glen  |  Ian McNamara
                                       |
                          Kamikaze GK  |  GK G_Banks
                        P_Senderos DF  |  DF Daley_Blind
                         E_Johnson DF  |  DF S_Garcia
                           Ronaldo DF  |  DF P_Bourdin
                          Saddam_H MF  |  DF M_Reiziger
                           Saruman MF  |  DM J_Height
                      J_R_Riquelme MF  |  MF O_Lindenbergh
                        P_Niemeyer MF  |  MF Inacio
                            B_Yaga MF  |  AM G_Zelalem
                          M_Murphy FW  |  FW O_Ighalo
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW G_Neutral
                                       |
                       Z_Stonewall SUB |  SUB T_Courtois
                        C_Smalling SUB |  SUB L_Jones
                        W_Van_Boer SUB |  SUB T_Grant
                     T_Huddlestone SUB |  SUB Adriano
                          M_Icardi SUB |  SUB D_Solga

Referee: K_Ippi (Finland)


Min. 2  :(vla) Saruman with electric pace
          ...  He eases past P_Bourdin
          ...  Saruman sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  G_Banks with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 4  :(shk) P_Bourdin gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside Ronaldo!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  P_Bourdin with a little chip!
          ...  Kamikaze makes a difficult save
Min. 8  :(shk) G_Zelalem moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Bourdin
          ...  P_Bourdin hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  But Kamikaze makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 8  :(vla) D_Rortugal jumps over M_Reiziger's challenge
          ...  J_Height stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  K_Ippi warns him
Min. 9  :(shk) G_Zelalem loses P_Senderos
          ...  A thundering drive by G_Zelalem !
          ...  Looks like it should be Kamikaze's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Kamikaze looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 11 :(vla) M_Murphy kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of the pass
          ...  D_Rortugal has a go!
          ...  G_Banks just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 12 :(vla) P_Niemeyer sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to Saddam_H
          ...  Saddam_H sees G_Banks off his line !
          ...  But G_Banks is equal to it
Min. 13 :(vla) P_Senderos drives it forward to Saruman
          ...  A cheeky lob from Saruman !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 14 :(shk) O_Lindenbergh sidesteps P_Senderos
          ...  P_Senderos does well to get the tackle in
Min. 15 :(vla) Saruman back heels to find D_Rortugal in space
          ...  D_Rortugal drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with G_Banks
          ...  He tries to slide it past G_Banks
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Valencia go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Valencia 1-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 16 :(shk) Daley_Blind with a precise pass to O_Ighalo
          ...  O_Ighalo bears down on goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  Kamikaze plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 17 :(vla) Saruman is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to M_Murphy
          ...  M_Murphy controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  G_Banks with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 21 :(shk) The ball goes loose!
          ...  O_Lindenbergh gains possesion and thinks about the shot
          ...  O_Lindenbergh with a terrific drive !
          ...  But Kamikaze tips it over
          ...  K_Ippi has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 22 :(vla) M_Murphy steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  M_Murphy attempts to nutmeg G_Banks!
          ...  G_Banks is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  But goes just over !!
          ...  G_Banks looks very relieved!
Min. 25 :(shk) G_Neutral with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  But E_Johnson spotted the danger and cleans up the play
Min. 26 :(vla) Saruman with a probing pass to M_Murphy
          ...  M_Reiziger fouls badly
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 27 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Murphy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Murphy hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  G_Banks was well beaten there!
          ...  Valencia 2-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 27 :(shk) O_Ighalo back heels to find G_Neutral in space
          ...  G_Neutral goes for goal !
          ...  But Kamikaze with the difficult save
Min. 29 :(vla) M_Murphy beats M_Reiziger
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves K_Ippi
          ...  An audacious effort from M_Murphy !
          ...  G_Banks makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 30 :(vla) P_Niemeyer brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Ronaldo gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Ronaldo with a little chip!
          ...  G_Banks gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 31 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  J_R_Riquelme with a little chip!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The Schalke 04 fans laugh at him
Min. 33 :(vla) D_Rortugal pushes it past the defender
          ...  M_Reiziger with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
Min. 38 :(vla) B_Yaga gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds M_Murphy
          ...  M_Murphy rifles it at the goal !
          ...  G_Banks makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 38 :(vla) Saddam_H has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_Bourdin!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  O_Lindenbergh goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  K_Ippi lectures him
Min. 40 :(vla) B_Yaga with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Murphy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Murphy with the crafty shot!
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 41 :(vla) Saruman steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs Daley_Blind
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Saruman tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  G_Banks palms it behind !!
          ...  What a great save!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Niemeyer chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  M_Murphy gets on the end of it
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a great finish
          ...  The Valencia fans chant his name!
          ...  Valencia 3-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 42 :(vla) Saddam_H takes advantage of a mistake by P_Bourdin
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  S_Garcia reads the play well
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(shk) There's going to be a change
          ...  T_Grant will come on for O_Ighalo and play AM

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Valencia 3-0 Schalke 04

Min. 46 :(vla) Saddam_H punches J_Height off the ball
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  He received a good talking to from K_Ippi
Min. 49 :(vla) P_Niemeyer looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to B_Yaga
          ...  M_Reiziger takes out the attacker
          ...  He looked to have fouled him there
Min. 50 :(vla) Saddam_H brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  J_R_Riquelme gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_R_Riquelme strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  But G_Banks punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 53 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme takes possession
          ...  He's got no outlet
          ...  He decides to go alone
          ...  J_R_Riquelme has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 55 :(vla) C_Smalling is coming on for Ronaldo and playing DF
Min. 55 :(vla) Saruman with the heel pass to P_Niemeyer
          ...  P_Niemeyer curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Valencia 4-0 Schalke 04 ...
Min. 55 :(shk) G_Zelalem with the header on
          ...  He finds Daley_Blind in space
          ...  Saddam_H anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 56 :(vla) B_Yaga knocks it forward
          ...  P_Bourdin slips
          ...  D_Rortugal gets to it!
          ...  D_Rortugal with the goal bound shot!
          ...  G_Banks saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 60 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  Saruman collects the loose ball!
          ...  Saruman with a bicycle kick !
          ...  He hits the side netting
          ...  There was some parts of the ground that thought that went in!
Min. 61 :(shk) J_Height runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to O_Lindenbergh
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  E_Johnson hits it out for a throw
Min. 62 :(vla) M_Murphy jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to Saruman
          ...  Daley_Blind wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 63 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme knocks the ball past M_Reiziger
          ...  J_R_Riquelme pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  But G_Banks palms it behind
          ...  K_Ippi has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 64 :(vla) M_Murphy steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs Inacio
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  M_Murphy has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 65 :(vla) There's going to be a change
          ...  W_Van_Boer will come on for B_Yaga and play DF
Min. 70 :(shk) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  L_Jones will come on for P_Bourdin and play DF
Min. 70 :(shk) D_Solga is being prepared to come on
          ...  G_Neutral is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 71 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme knocks it past L_Jones and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  J_R_Riquelme shoots towards goal !
          ...  G_Banks tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 72 :(vla) P_Niemeyer has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  D_Rortugal collects the loose ball!
          ...  D_Rortugal fires the shot in!
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 73 :(vla) J_R_Riquelme kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  M_Murphy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  Driven towards goal by M_Murphy !
          ...  But G_Banks tips it over the bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  W_Van_Boer crosses it in!
          ...  G_Banks fists it away!
Min. 78 :(shk) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  Inacio seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  P_Niemeyer fouls badly
          ...  K_Ippi will want to speak to him
Min. 79 :(vla) D_Rortugal leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to J_R_Riquelme
          ...  J_R_Riquelme flings a shot at goal !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 80 :(vla) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  M_Icardi will come on for D_Rortugal and play FW
Min. 80 :(vla) Saddam_H with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  P_Niemeyer gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  G_Zelalem wins the ball well
          ...  K_Ippi has given a free kick
          ...  K_Ippi calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 87 :(vla) M_Icardi lobs it over the defender
          ...  Daley_Blind with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 94 :(vla) M_Murphy beats his marker
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  M_Murphy with a blistering shot !
          ...  The shot slips through G_Banks's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me

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


Match Details
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Venue                : Mestalla Stadium
Attendance           : 107,651
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Valencia Match Info
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best player          : M_Murphy (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : D_Rortugal (15), M_Murphy (27,41), P_Niemeyer (55)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Schalke 04 Match Info
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Best player          : P_Bourdin
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Reiziger (26)
Injured              : N/A
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Match Statistics
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             Valencia     |   Schalke 04
Attempts on Goal     :          27        |       6
Off target           :          11        |       1
On target            :          16        |       5
Possession           :          66        |       34
Corners              :           2        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       9
Key Tackles          :           4        |       4
Key Passes           :          20        |       5
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Final Score          : Valencia 4 - 0 Schalke 04
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Player Statistics - Valencia
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Kamikaze       GK  34   7   2   2  20 |  96   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  85   0   0   0
P_Senderos     DF   1  30  12   5  31 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
E_Johnson      DF   1  29   9   6  31 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Ronaldo        DF   2  30  12  10  29 |  57   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
Saddam_H       MF   2  20  28  25  27 |  96   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  40  25
Saruman        MF   2   7  27  24  30 |  96   0   0   4   2   4   0   0   0   0   0  70  12
J_R_Riquelme   MF   3   6  27  21  34 |  96   0   0   3   1   6   0   0   0   0   0  45  18
P_Niemeyer     MF   1  17  27   5  22 |  96   0   0   4   1   1   1   0   0   0   0  55  30
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  27   8  35 |  67   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
M_Murphy       FW   1  13  14  29  26 |  96   0   0   2   0  10   2   0   0   0   0  20  84
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  28  21 |  82   0   0   1   0   4   1   0   0   0   0  10  37
Z_Stonewall    GK  28   2   2   2  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Smalling     DF   1  29   8   6  29 |  39   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  29   6   6  32 |  29   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Huddlestone  MF   1  10  27  11  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Icardi       FW   1   7   7  24  31 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Schalke 04
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G_Banks        GK  28   3   1   3  12 |  96  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
Daley_Blind    DF   3  23   9   7  12 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
S_Garcia       DF   2  23   8   4  11 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
P_Bourdin      DF   1  23   7   2  12 |  72   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
M_Reiziger     DF   2  23   6   6  21 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
J_Height       DM   3  14  23   7  22 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
O_Lindenbergh  MF   1   8  24   9  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -15
Inacio         MF   2  13  23  12  22 |  96   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Zelalem      AM   2   6  23  10  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
O_Ighalo       FW   1   8   7  24  21 |  45   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
G_Neutral      FW   1   7   7  23  31 |  72   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
T_Courtois     GK  28   1   2   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Jones        DF   3  25   7   8  22 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
T_Grant        AM   2  24   9   7  29 |  51   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Adriano        MF   1   8  24  12  43 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Solga        FW   2   9  24  10  19 |  24   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
1513888473 Produced from ESMS+ V3.35