Tuesday September 20, 2011 3rd Round Finished Britannia Stadium

  1. Spurs pay penalty at Stoke

    Spurs pay penalty at Stoke

    Stoke City defeated Tottenham Hotspur 7-6 on penalties in the third round of the Carling Cup after a goalless draw at the Britannia Stadium. More

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    Time:120'
    • Stoke City
    • Tottenham Hotspur
    • 120' Luongo for Spurs - SAVED!! That's it, Stoke progress on penalties 7-6.
    • 120' Shotton for Stoke - SCORES! 7-6
    • 120' Carroll for Spurs - SCORES! 6-6
    • 120' Upson for Stoke - SCORES! 6-5
    • 120' Livermore for Spurs - SCORES! 5-5
    • 120' Sudden death now. Etherington for Stoke - SCORES! 5-4
    • 120' Kaboul must score for Spurs - SCORES! 4-4
    • 120' Crouch for Stoke - SCORES! 4-3
    • 120' Corluka for Spurs - SCORES! 3-3
    • 120' Wilson for Stoke - SCORES! 3-2
    • 120' Townsend for Spurs - SCORES! 2-2
    • 120' Whelan for Stoke - SCORES! 2-1
    • 120' Pavlyuchenko for Spurs - MISSED! 1-1
    • 120' Pennant for Stoke - MISSED. 1-1
    • 120' Defoe for Spurs - SCORES! 1-1
    • 120' It will take place in front of the travelling Spurs fans. Walters up first - SCORES! 1-0
    • 120' That's it - we're going to penalties.
    • 119' It's cleared by Corluka with a fine header.
    • 119' Penalties pending. Free-kick to Stoke which Pennant will take.
    • 118' Gomes slips with Crouch bearing down on him but manages to get the ball clear!
    • 117' What a poor game this has been.
    • 116' Stoke fans urging their team on.
    • 115' We're just over five minutes away from penalties.
    • 108' Carroll goes for goal and his shot is well wide. Pavlyuchenko wanted the pass.
    • 106' The second period of extra-time gets under way.
    • 105' That's the end of the first period of extra-time.
    • 104' What a chance. Walters only had Gomes to beat after a quickly-taken free-kick caught Spurs napping. But he poked his shot wide.
    • 100' Pennant chops down Townsend. No booking for Pennant but a free-kick just outside the box for Spurs. It comes to nothing.
    • 99' Shotton will battle on for now.
    • 97' Shotton is down and appears hurt. He's getting extensive treatment.
    • 97' Pavlyuchenko's cross fizzes across goal but no-one is there to get a touch on it.
    • 96' Dos Santos is replaced by Townsend in Tottenham's final change.
    • 94' Gomes spills a Huth shot but pounces on the loose ball before Crouch can take advantage.
    • 91' Spurs still have one more substitution left.
    • 91' Off we go for the first 15 minutes of extra-time.
    • 90+3' That's the end of 90 minutes. Extra-time it is.
    • 90' Three minutes of time added on.
    • 89' Diao and Kaboul need treatment after a clash of heads.
    • 87' Livermore was injured off the pitch and crawled back on to try and stop play. Walters drags him off again.
    • 83' Shotton cross is scrambled clear by Kaboul with Crouch ready to pounce.
    • 79' Are we heading for extra-time and penalties? Looks that way right now.
    • 75' Walters is on for Jerome.
    • 71' Huth booked for foul on Pavlyuchenko.
    • 70' Sando is replaced by young Australian midfielder Luongo.
    • 67' Defoe goes for a goal from distance and it isn't too far wide.
    • 65' Stoke starting to come into this game a bit more.
    • 64' Livermore is booked for a foul on Jerome.
    • 63' Palacios off for Diao.
    • 60' Defoe on for Van der Vaart.
    • 58' Gomes flaps at an Etherington cross but manages to clear it at the second attempt.
    • 53' Van der Vaart drills his free-kick through the wall but wide.
    • 50' Sorensen’s hands are stung by a Pavlyuchenko piledriver from 25 yards as Spurs increase the pressure.
    • 52' Van der Vaart is fouled by Huth on the edge of the box. It looked like a goalscoring position but no card is given.
    • 47' Wilson concedes a corner. Van der Vaart takes it quickly and finds Livermore, who fires inches wide of the far post. That was better.
    • 46' And we're under way.
    • 46' No changes by either team for the second half.
    • 45+1' There goes the half-time whistle. Hopefully the second half will be better.
    • 45' Long-range effort by Etherington goes wide of goal. It was a good five or six yards past the post.
    • 45' One minute of additional time will be played.
    • 42' Sandro shot is easily saved by Sorensen. Was probably going wide anyway.
    • 40' It's been a game of few chances so far. Neither keeper has really touched the ball.
    • 37' The rain is pouring down now.
    • 35' Pennant unhappy with Assou-Ekotto for a late challenge.
    • 33' Etherington cross is nodded down by Crouch but Kaboul gets in to intercept. Good move by Stoke.
    • 30' Assou-Ekotto looks for Sandro but his swirling cross drifts out of play.
    • 28' Huth concedes a corner after good work by Dos Santos. But it comes to nothing.
    • 25' Pennant looks for Jerome but Kaboul does well to clear.
    • 23' Crouch gets back to make a great tackle on Corluka.
    • 15' It's very congested out there. Both sides struggling to get a foothold on the game.
    • 12' Huth heads Etherington's corner over the bar. Huth should have hit the target.
    • 10' Jones is injured and Crouch comes on in his place. Looks like a hamstring problem for Jones.
    • 8' Now a Pennant cross smacks Assou-Ekotto straight in the face. Ow.
    • 6' Foul by Pennant on Assou-Ekotto. Looked painful but he'll be alright.
    • 5' The subsequent corner is scrambled clear by Spurs.
    • 5' Pennant whips in a cross which Corluka heads out for a corner.
    • 4' Free-kick for Spurs after Wilson fouls Van der Vaart.
    • 2' Sandro sporting some blue streaks in his hair. Nice.
    • 1' Van der Vaart catches Pennant early on. He's in a bit of pain.
    • 1' Off we go then! Spurs in their changed strip of black with yellow trim.
    • 19:22 Tonight's referee is Lee Probert (Wiltshire).
    • 19:22 Pulis names a strong side, while Redknapp makes nine changes to the team that beat Liverpool on Sunday.
    • 19:20 Spurs: Gomes, Corluka, Kaboul, Bassong, Assou-Ekotto; Carroll, Sandro, Livermore, Giovani; Van der Vaart, Pavlyuchenko. Subs: Cudicini, Townsend, Luongo, Ceballos, Falque, Kane, Defoe.
    • 19:20 Stoke: Sorensen, Shotton, Huth, Upson, Wilson, Pennant, Palacios, Whelan, Etherington, Jones, Jerome. Subs: Nash, Pugh, Diao, Walters, Delap, Crouch, Wilkinson.
    • 19:02 Tonight's fixture is the first-ever meeting between the two sides in this competition.
    • 19:02 The Potters' loss was their first in 10 competitive games this season.
    • 19:02 Stoke and Tottenham were both involved in 4-0 scorelines at the weekend. Stoke lost to Sunderland, while Spurs thumped Liverpool.
    • 19:01 For both sides this will be a third game in six days after Europa League assignments last week, meaning Pulis and Redknapp are likely to rest many of their first-choice players.
    • 19:01 And Heurelho Gomes is set to play in goal as Harry Redknapp rotates his squad.
    • 19:01 Sandro is in line to make his first start of the season for Spurs after recovering from an injury picked up during the summer.
    • 19:00 Peter Crouch, Rory Delap, Matthew Etherington and Marc Wilson all returned from injury but Tony Pulis is likely to make changes for tonight’s tie.
    • 19:00 Stoke have no fresh fitness concerns following Sunday's disappointing 4-0 league defeat at Sunderland.
    • 18:59 Hello and welcome to LIVE coverage of Stoke City's Carling Cup third-round clash with Tottenham Hotspur. Kick-off is 19:45 UK time.
  • Summary

    • 120' Luongo for Spurs - SAVED!! That's it, Stoke progress on penalties 7-6.
    • 120' Shotton for Stoke - SCORES! 7-6
    • 120' Carroll for Spurs - SCORES! 6-6
    • 120' Upson for Stoke - SCORES! 6-5
    • 120' Livermore for Spurs - SCORES! 5-5
    • 120' Sudden death now. Etherington for Stoke - SCORES! 5-4
    • 120' Kaboul must score for Spurs - SCORES! 4-4
    • 120' Crouch for Stoke - SCORES! 4-3
    • 120' Corluka for Spurs - SCORES! 3-3
    • 120' Wilson for Stoke - SCORES! 3-2
    • 120' Townsend for Spurs - SCORES! 2-2
    • 120' Whelan for Stoke - SCORES! 2-1
    • 120' Pavlyuchenko for Spurs - MISSED! 1-1
    • 120' Pennant for Stoke - MISSED. 1-1
    • 120' Defoe for Spurs - SCORES! 1-1
    • 120' It will take place in front of the travelling Spurs fans. Walters up first - SCORES! 1-0
    • 118' Gomes slips with Crouch bearing down on him but manages to get the ball clear!
    • 104' What a chance. Walters only had Gomes to beat after a quickly-taken free-kick caught Spurs napping. But he poked his shot wide.
    • 19:20 Spurs: Gomes, Corluka, Kaboul, Bassong, Assou-Ekotto; Carroll, Sandro, Livermore, Giovani; Van der Vaart, Pavlyuchenko. Subs: Cudicini, Townsend, Luongo, Ceballos, Falque, Kane, Defoe.
    • 19:20 Stoke: Sorensen, Shotton, Huth, Upson, Wilson, Pennant, Palacios, Whelan, Etherington, Jones, Jerome. Subs: Nash, Pugh, Diao, Walters, Delap, Crouch, Wilkinson.

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