Tuesday October 23, 2012 Group Stage: Group E Finished Parken

FC Nordsjælland 1 - 1 Juventus

  • Beckmann 50’
  • Vucinic 81’

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  1. Champions League - Nordsjælland draw with Juventus

    Champions League - Nordsjælland draw with Juventus

    Danish champions FC Nordsjaelland collected their first ever Champions League point after drawing 1-1 with Juventus in Copenhagen. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • FC Nordsjælland
    • Juventus
    • 90+3' Hansen kicks clear, and the referee blows the final whistle. It is Nordsjaelland 1-1 Juventus, and it is the Danish side's first ever Champions League point.
    • 90+3' Okore wins a great tackle in the area from Giaccherini.
    • 90+2' Nordsjaelland players are looking very tired, but the men in red are holding on so far.
    • 90+1' De Ceglie is bundled off the ball as he attempts to control Pirlo's free-kick.
    • 90' Three minutes of added on time.
    • 90' Vucinic sees a glancing header from a corner drift wide.
    • 89' Vucinic finds a yard of space in the box, but his shot is deflected wide. Hansen punches away the corner.
    • 88' Anders Christiansen replaces Lorentzen.
    • 87' Bentner hurls himself at a cross from De Ceglie from the left, but steers the chance wide.87'
    • 86' Mtiliga wins a corner for the home side, which Vucinic chests clear.
    • 85' Bendtner's cross causes problems for Hansen, but the assistant rules that the ball was out of play.
    • 84' Bonucci rises above the Nordsjaelland defence at a corner but heads over.
    • 83' Emanuele Giaccherini replaces Vidal for Juventus.
    • 82' Mtiliga gets a yellow card for a wild tackle on Isla.
    • 81' That is probably the first time in the match that Okore has failed to deal with a cross coming into the box.
    • 80' GOAL: Nordsjaelland 1-1 Juventus. Isla crosses perfectly from the right, and substitute Vucinic gets in front of Okore and volleys past Hansen.
    • 79' Vucinic and Vidal play an unlikely one-two in the box from Chiellini's cross from the left, but Hansen is able to get a fingertip on the shot to save.
    • 78' Giovinco breaks, but Vucinic is offside on the second ball and Bendtner's finish counts for nothing.
    • 77' Christansen's right-footed effort gets a deflection and goes for a corner.
    • 76' De Ceglie's looping cross from the left is caught easily by Hansen.
    • 75' Nicklas Bendtner replaces Lucio for Juventus. He gets a few boos from the Danish crowd.
    • 74' Parkhurst dispossesses De Ceglie, then Isla's long-range effort is well saved by Hansen.
    • 73' Another Nordsjaelland head gets on the end of a Pirlo free-kick.
    • 72' Runje holds off Vucinic. This has been a stunning performance by the Nordsjaelland defender.
    • 71' Soren Christensen replaces Laudrup for Nordsjaelland.
    • 70' Chiellini has a snapshot that sails well over.
    • 69' Mirko Vucinic comes on for the disappointing Matri.
    • 68' Runje goes through Vidal and gets a yellow card. Pirlo's effort is well punched out by Hansen.
    • 67' The goalscorer Beckmann goes off, and is replaced by Morten Nordstrand.
    • 67' Mtiliga blocks Marchisio's shot, and Nordsjaelland clear the corner.
    • 66' Giovinco keeps the ball in for Isla, but the right-back's low cross is gratefully clutched by Hansen.
    • 65' Okore again clears, this time from Pirlo.
    • 64' Okore slices De Ceglie's cross from the left out for a corner, which Runje clears.
    • 63' Giovinco is unable to contol Vidal's pass, then Matri blazes over from Pirlo's through ball.
    • 62' Giovinco stays onside and sets up Marchisio, but Parkhurst bravely blocks.
    • 61' Vidal coolly clears Beckmann's cross with a cushioned header to Isla.
    • 60' Nordsjaelland look a lot more comfortable in possession now they are a goal up.
    • 59' Lucio slips, but John heads over from Nicolai Stokholm's cross from the right.
    • 58' Hansen with a briliant save from Marchisio, a tip over at full stretch from De Ceglie's cross from the left.
    • 57' Juve raining in efforts now, but Marchisio's effort is blocked.
    • 56' Marchisio's cross finds Isla at the far post, but his shot is charged down by Runje.
    • 55' Isla's cross from the left is just behind Giovinco, but he was probably offside anyway.
    • 54' John breaks down the left and his cross is towards the penalty spot, but there is no Nordsjaelland player there. Lorentzen complains to the referee that he was held.
    • 53' Pirlo's corner is caught easily by Hansen.
    • 52' This is the third time Juventus have been behind in the Champions League this season.
    • 51' GOAL. Nordsjaelland 1-0 Juventus. Beckmann with an inch perfect free-kick from 20 yards into the top corner of Buffon's goal. That is Nordsjaelland's first ever Champions League goal.
    • 50' Chiellini cuts across Laudrup with his arm in the D of the area and gets a yellow card.
    • 49' De Ceglie sets up Matri and then Giovinco, but Juventus are offside.
    • 48' Giovinco then sees a blistering volley palmed away by Hansen.
    • 47' Matri gets in front of the Nordsjaelland defence from a corner but Hansen saves, then Giovinco is unable to get a volley on target.
    • 46' Nordsjaelland, a team that has only been professional for 14 years, kick off the second half.
    • 45+1' Laudrup with a poor challenge on De Ceglie, but that is half-time. A good half for the Danish champions Nordsjaelland, who are holding off Juventus impressively.
    • 45' One added minute of time.
    • 44' Hansen flaps at Pirlo's corner, but the ball is out before it swings back in.
    • 43' Nordsjaelland are defending well, but is only a matter of time as Marchisio goes close. The Juventus defender goes down under Runje's tackle.
    • 42' John crosses from the left but there is no Nordsjaelland attacker in the area.
    • 41' The camera has moved onto Bendtner on the Juventus bench. He has only had ten minutes of play this season, and does not look happy.
    • 40' Giovinco's snapshot is saved by Hansen, and Matri is unable to volley the rebound home.
    • 39' Chiellini slides with a strong tackle that Laudrup wisely jumps out of the way of.
    • 38' Giovinco finds space in the box and crosses for Vidal, but his first time shot is well wide.
    • 37' Marchisio tries to check a Laudrup run down the left, and rightly sees a yellow card.
    • 36' Matri gets away from Parkhurst with a nutmeg, but Okore clears close to goal.
    • 36' John then clears Giovinco's corner from the left.
    • 35' Juve break and Isla tries to find Matri, but Runje clears. Matri then goes close from the corner with a near post header.
    • 34' Lorentzen finds John down the left, and the ball switches to the right, but Pirlo tackles then clears.
    • 33' Buffon is brave to deny John from Lorentzen's flick down the left-hand edge of the box.
    • 32' Giovinco rounds Hansen from De Ceglie's angled pass and tries to slot the ball in from the left channel, but he hits the side netting.
    • 31' What a decision from the referee Aytekin, as the replay shows that the ball hit Buffon's chest.
    • 30' Buffon handles outside the area as John comes through on goal from a long ball from midfield, but the referee waves play on, saying it hit the Italy goalkeeper's chest.
    • 29' Okore tries to get on the end of a Nordsjaelland corner, but is wrestled out of the way by Lucio.
    • 28' Giovinco does brilliantly to arc his body to sidefoot volley De Ceglie's cross from the left, but it is straight at Hansen. That is Juve's first shot on goal.
    • 27' Pirlo looks for Marchisio in the box from the right, but Hansen comes out to claim.
    • 26' Nordsjaelland are showing some good skill in midfield, but the Juve players always seem to have the extra man in the centre of the park.
    • 25' Juve break through Giovinco, and Patrick Mtiliga shoulder charges Matri on the edge of the area, but the referee rules it as a fair tackle.
    • 24' Marchisio is brave to block Lorentzen's free-kick.
    • 23' Laudrup wins a very soft free-kick off Bonucci on the edge of the area. Bonucci jumps up and down in frustration.
    • 22' Runje clears the corner, then Bonucci heads wide from the second corner.
    • 21' Giovinco tries to turn the ball in from Pirlo's long pass, but Runje puts it out for a corner.
    • 20' Juve build down the right but Isla's cross is over Nordsjaelland goalkeeper Jesper Hansen and runs out of play.
    • 19' De Ceglie concedes a foul with a tackle on John down the left.
    • 18' Giovinco attempts a first-time strike at the far post but gets it horribly wrong.
    • 17' Nordsjaelland play some lovely on-touch football down the right, but Mikkel Beckmann's low shot is straight at Buffon.
    • 16' Lorentzen runs hard at the Juve defence and forces Buffon into a save, then Lucio clears Laudrup's follow-up shot.
    • 15' Isla is called offside as Juve try to attack down the right. That is the third time this evening so far that Juve have been called offside.
    • 14' Nordsjaelland try a deep corner, but Kasper Lorentzen is penalised for a foul in the six-yard box.
    • 13' Laudrup's run across goal is checked by Pirlo, then Michael Parkhurst wins a corner off De Ceglie.
    • 12' Matri tries to make something from the corner but fails to get in a shot at he near post.
    • 11' Pirlo plays a beautiful dinked first time pass to Giovinco in the area, but Jores Okore sees the danger and clears.
    • 10' Free-kick to Nordsjaelland after a Marchisio foul, but Joshua John tries a run that is eventually snuffed out.
    • 9' Marchisio fouls a Nordsjaelland defender in the box, then Matri is correctly called offside on a cross-field pass.
    • 8' A third Juve chance in a matter of moments, as Vidal holds up the ball beautifully on the edge of the box, but Pirlo's snapshot whistles over.
    • 7' Pirlo chips to Mauricio Isla on the right, and Arturo Vidal shoots over.
    • 6' This is a decent start from the home side, with most of the early threat from Laudrup down the right.
    • 5' Paolo De Ceglie shoots across goal and wide after being set up by first Pirlo then Claudio Marchisio.
    • 4' Laudrup steps inside from the right and chips into the area, but Leonardo Bonucci chests down then clears.
    • 3' Matri is crowded out down the left by Nordsjaelland defender Ivan Runje, then Sebastian Giovinco is judged offside down the right.
    • 2' An early touch for Laudrup down the right is checked by a Juve tackle.
    • 1' Juve kick off, wearing their usual black and white stripes, from right to left.
    • 19:45 The referee is a German called Deniz Aytekin, who is an internet entrepreneur.
    • 19:42 The Champions League music blares out in Copenhagen, and a bearded Andrea Pirlo looks particularly focused as the camera runs down the line.
    • 19:39 Nordsjaelland are in third place in the Danish League, while Juve top Serie A and are unbeaten in the league for 47 games.
    • 19:38 Andreas Laudrup also starts for Nordsjaelland - his father Michael played for Juventus from 1983 to 1989.
    • 19:25 NORDSJAELLAND: J Hansen; Parkhurst, Okore, Runje, Mtiliga; Adu, Stokholm; Laudrup, Lorentzen, John; Beckmann...Subs: Villadsen, Gundelach, Christensen, Ticinovic, Petry, Christiansen, Nordstrand.///JUVENTUS: Buffon; Lucio, Bonucci, Chiellini; Isla, Vidal, Pirlo, Marchisio, De Ceglie; Matri, Giovinco...Subs: Storari, Caceres, Pogba, Giaccherini, Marrone, Vucinic, Bendtner.
    • 19:24 For the home side, Ivan Runje and Mikkel Beckmann start after injury.
    • 19:23 Danish international Nicklas Bendtner starts on the bench, as does Paul Pogba, who scored his first goal for Juventus in the 2-0 win over Napoli on Saturday.
    • 19:21 Juventus welcome back goalkeeper Gigi Buffon, who missed Italy's encounter with Denmark and his club's match with Napoli at the weekend with a thigh problem.
    • 19:20 Lucio Sebastian Giovinco and Alessandro Matri start for Juventus, in a game La Vecchia Signora must win after two draws from their opening two games, away at Chelsea and at home to Shakhtar.
    • 19:18 "Chelsea scored three of their four goals here very late in the match, so we know it is not going to be easy for us. Nordsjaelland have been playing some fine football."
    • 19:14 "We’ve got great respect for Nordsjaelland. They play an attractive style of football and keep good possession," the 47-year-old said at a press conference.
    • 19:14 Juve are unbeaten after 11 games of the season so far, but Alessio was impressed by Nordsjaelland in their 4-0 home defeat to Chelsea on 2 October.
    • 19:13 Juventus assistant manager Angelo Alessio is wary of the threat of Nordsjaelland, despite the Danes having failed to pick up a point in the first two games of their Champions League campaign.
    • 19:05 Welcome to tonight's coverage of the Champions League Group E match between Danish champions Nordsjaelland and Italian champions Juventus at Parken, Copenhagen.
  • Summary

    • 80' GOAL: Nordsjaelland 1-1 Juventus. Isla crosses perfectly from the right, and substitute Vucinic gets in front of Okore and volleys past Hansen.
    • 51' GOAL. Nordsjaelland 1-0 Juventus. Beckmann with an inch perfect free-kick from 20 yards into the top corner of Buffon's goal. That is Nordsjaelland's first ever Champions League goal.
    • 19:25 NORDSJAELLAND: J Hansen; Parkhurst, Okore, Runje, Mtiliga; Adu, Stokholm; Laudrup, Lorentzen, John; Beckmann...Subs: Villadsen, Gundelach, Christensen, Ticinovic, Petry, Christiansen, Nordstrand.///JUVENTUS: Buffon; Lucio, Bonucci, Chiellini; Isla, Vidal, Pirlo, Marchisio, De Ceglie; Matri, Giovinco...Subs: Storari, Caceres, Pogba, Giaccherini, Marrone, Vucinic, Bendtner.
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Team Line-up & Ratings

  • FC Nordsjælland

    Manager: Kasper Hjulmand

  • Juventus

    Manager: Angelo Alessio

  • Line-up

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      Goalkeeper
      6.7 8
      Defenders
      5.9 7
      6.1 9
      Yellow Card 5.9 8
      Yellow Card 6 7
      Midfielders
      6.2 7
      6 7
      Substitution Out70′ 6.4 8
      Substitution Out88′ 5.9 7
      5.9 8
      Strikers
      Goal Substitution Out67′ 6.8 8
      Subs
      Substitution In70′ 6.5 7
      Substitution In67′ 6.4 7
      Substitution In88′ 5.9 7
    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      5.5 7
      Defenders
      Substitution Out76′ 4.9 6
      5.7 6
      Yellow Card 5.7 6
      Midfielders
      Substitution Out83′ 5.6 7
      Yellow Card 5.8 7
      5.5 7
      6.6 7
      5 7
      Strikers
      Substitution Out69′ 4.9 6
      5.4 8
      Subs
      Substitution In69′ Goal 6.3 8
      Substitution In76′ 5.9 7
      Substitution In83′ 4.9 7

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  1. Only German Football Clubs !!!!!!!

    From Ali, on Wed 7 Nov 13:04
  2. i hate Juventus & italian teams !!!

    From New, on Wed 24 Oct 6:08
  3. i'm sorry why change formations from 4-4-2. These­ italian teams are all idiots they don't realize­ they need the coefficients to raise Serie A back. And­ it is games like these that they need to step up their­ game. Serie A is officially dead probably 5-6th league­ in europe quality wise.

    From iwannacracker, on Tue 23 Oct 23:26
  4. what a ridiculous team selection players with no game­ time and to cap it all Bentner why not stick with the­ heroes of the last game caceres and pogba they only­ played ten minutes they would have been raring to go­ very poor management decisions, i doubt contes quality­ or ambition in the champions league.

    From , on Tue 23 Oct 22:50
  5. failuer....

    From Laurentiu Alwaysatractiv, on Tue 23 Oct 21:49
  6. yes yes 1-1 come one more we need 3 points due 2­ chelasea defeated !!!!!!! just one more plz

    From Farhood, on Tue 23 Oct 21:28
  7. Time for 'The Old Lady' to introduce to the­ field of play the greatest centre forward in the­ world.......step forward Nicholas Bendtner.

    From wiggins, on Tue 23 Oct 21:09
  8. Forza juve

    From carlo, on Tue 23 Oct 20:10
  9. Idiots who rated the players.

    From Kasper, on Tue 23 Oct 19:59
  10. Forza Juve!!!

    From Robert, on Tue 23 Oct 19:44
  11. FORZA JUVEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! Good Luck!

    From Nurlan, on Tue 23 Oct 19:39
  12. juve will crush ( Nordsjælland ) 3-0 .......... , juve­ need 2 win tonight

    From Farhood, on Tue 23 Oct 19:36
  13. .Watch the game with me.

    From Watchlívefootystream, on Tue 23 Oct 18:20
  14. Forza Juve a Must win Lets Go Boys!!

    From Gary, on Tue 23 Oct 15:49
  15. wa

    From Rahn, on Tue 23 Oct 9:53
  16. big man ting

    From Rahn, on Tue 23 Oct 9:52
  17. Juve needs to win it if they want to be in next round,­ and they will win 3-1 Juve will keep thier non lost­ record. H Nasei KBL AFG

    From Hashmatullah Naseri, on Tue 23 Oct 8:51
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