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2014 A-League All Stars Game

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2014 A-League All Stars Game
EventA-League All Stars Game
Date10 August 2014 (2014-08-10)
VenueANZ Stadium, Sydney
Man of the MatchThomas Broich (A-League All Stars)
RefereeFelix Brych (Germany)
Attendance55,364
2013

The 2014 A-League All Stars Game was a football match that took place on 10 August 2014 at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, contested between the A-League All Stars and Italian Serie A champions Juventus.

Background

On 20 December 2013, it was confirmed that Juventus would compete against the All-Stars team on 10 August 2014, again hosted in Sydney.[1] On 18 February 2014, it was announced that former Juventus and current Sydney FC captain Alessandro Del Piero will captain the All-Stars squad. It will be the first time Del Piero has played a match against his former club. On 7 April 2014, it was announced Adelaide United coach Josep Gombau will coach the All-Stars squad, chosen by fans who voted.[2]

Matthew Spiranovic was ruled out of the A-League All Stars squad due to an ankle injury.[3]

A-League All Stars players

Pos. Player Club
GK Australia Mark Birighitti Newcastle Jets
GK Australia Eugene Galekovic Adelaide United
DF Malta Manny Muscat Wellington Phoenix
DF Australia Jade North Brisbane Roar
DF Australia Joshua Rose Central Coast Mariners
DF New Zealand Storm Roux Central Coast Mariners
DF Australia Matt Smith Brisbane Roar
DF Australia Michael Thwaite Perth Glory
MF Iraq Ali Abbas Sydney FC
MF Germany Thomas Broich Brisbane Roar
MF Argentina Marcelo Carrusca Adelaide United
MF Brazil Gui Finkler Melbourne Victory
MF Netherlands Youssouf Hersi Perth Glory
MF Scotland Nick Montgomery Central Coast Mariners
MF Spain Albert Riera Wellington Phoenix
FW Albania Besart Berisha Melbourne Victory
FW Italy Alessandro Del Piero (C) Sydney FC
FW Australia Bernie Ibini Sydney FC
FW Australia Tomi Juric Western Sydney Wanderers
FW Australia David Williams Melbourne City

Match

Details

A-League All Stars Australia2–3Italy Juventus
Carrusca Goal 9'
Juric Goal 76'
Report
Summary
Llorente Goal 58'
Pogba Goal 87'
Pepe Goal 90+3'
Attendance: 55,364
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
A-League All Stars
Juventus

Man of the Match:
Thomas Broich (A-League All Stars)

Statistics

A-League All Stars Juventus
Goals scored 2 3
Total shots 13 15
Shots on target 5 7
Ball possession 54.9% 45.1%
Corner kicks 8 5
Fouls committed 13 13
Offsides 1 2
Yellow cards 1 0
Second caution red cards 0 0
Direct red cards 0 0

Broadcasting

In Australia, the match was broadcast live by the Seven Network on their channel 7mate.

Sponsorship

A-League All Stars partners:

References

  1. ^ "Italian giants Juventus coming to Sydney". Football Federation Australia. Archived from the original on 21 December 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Gombau to lead FOXTEL A-League All Stars as player vote opens". footballaustralia.com.au. Retrieved 11 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-au/news/4028/afc-champions-league/2014/07/24/4980329/wanderers-lose-spiranovic-for-10-weeks?ICID=HP_HN_1
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