Sunday, December 5, 2021

World Cup: Peru vs New Zealand 2-0 (Commentary)

That’s it for today, Clement Turpin has blown his whistle and the game is over.
The foul by Winston Reid (New Zealand) was seen by Clement Turpin who didn’t hesitate to blow the whistle. Free kick. Peru will probably just try to cross the ball in from here.
Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) swings in the corner, but it’s comfortably cleared away.
A long ball forward to Chris Wood (New Zealand) is intercepted. New Zealand win a corner.
Chris Wood (New Zealand) takes a short pass in his stride inside the box, but hits a poor shot at goal that goes well wide of the left post. The ball goes out of play and Peru will have a goal kick.
4 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Referee Clement Turpin sees the trip by Deklan Wynne (New Zealand) and doesn’t hesitate to blow his whistle. Peru earn a free kick which could lead to a goal-scoring opportunity.
Substitution. Christian Cueva makes way for Adrian Zela (Peru).
Edison Flores (Peru) connects with a cross from the side and steers a header from around the penalty spot towards the goal. The ball goes in the right direction, but it’s stopped by one of the defenders.
Kosta Barbarouses (New Zealand) handles the ball and everyone in the stadium shouts ‘handball’. Peru are awarded a free kick.
Jefferson Farfan (Peru) brings an opponent down and Clement Turpin interrupts the game. New Zealand get a free kick.
The referee demonstrates he won’t tolerate this behaviour. Pedro Gallese (Peru) is given a yellow card.
An opponent rises to his feet after being downed by Marco Rojas (New Zealand). Clement Turpin saw the sliding tackle and blows for a foul. It’s a free kick to Peru in a dangerous position.
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Andrew Durante departs the field of play to be replaced by Jeremy Brockie (New Zealand).
The corner from Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) is intercepted by the defence.
Booking. Christian Ramos (Peru) receives a caution from the referee.
Chris Wood (New Zealand) gets himself onto the end of the corner, but his header is blocked. New Zealand get a corner.
Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) goes over to take a corner kick after one of the defenders makes a good clearance.
The ball is whipped in from the corner by Ryan Thomas (New Zealand), but one of the defenders gets it clear. New Zealand will have a chance to score from a corner kick.
That will be all from Andy Polo who is being replaced by the fresh legs of Andre Carrillo (Peru).
Kosta Barbarouses (New Zealand) attempts to set up his teammate with a scoring opportunity by chipping in a fine pass from the edge of the box, but one of the defenders intercepts his effort. New Zealand have been awarded a corner kick.
Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away. It’s a throw-in for New Zealand.
Edison Flores (Peru) sends a cross into the box, but Stefan Marinovic comes off his line to gather the ball.
Ricardo Gareca has decided to make a change. Yoshimar Yotun (Peru) replaces Raul Ruidiaz.
Christian Ramos (Peru) scores from the resulting corner. The ball slips through the box to Christian Ramos (Peru) and he slams it into the roof of the net, giving the goalkeeper no chance.
Christian Cueva (Peru) will take a corner kick.
Jefferson Farfan (Peru) peeled away from his marker and got on the end of the corner, but his fine header towards the right post is brilliantly saved by the diving goalkeeper. The ball is out of play. Peru win a corner kick.
Corner kick. Miguel Trauco (Peru) is ready to send the ball into the box.
Miguel Trauco (Peru) sends a cross into the box. However, the opponent’s defence eliminates the danger by clearing the ball out. Peru earn a corner.
Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) takes the corner which is cleared by the opposition’s defence.
Chris Wood (New Zealand) is unable to control an accurate defence-splitting pass properly and one of the defending players reacts well to rob him of the ball. New Zealand force a corner. Their opponents will face another attacking threat.
Andy Polo (Peru) brings his opponent down. Clement Turpin has a clear sight of it and blows his whistle for a foul. New Zealand have a free kick.
Anthony Hudson decides to make a substitution. Clayton Lewis (New Zealand) will be replaced by Marco Rojas.
Jefferson Farfan (Peru) smashes the ball towards goal from the edge of the penalty box, but it fails to bother the goalkeeper as it hits the defensive wall.
Clement Turpin blows his whistle after Kosta Barbarouses (New Zealand) kicks an opponent’s legs instead of the ball. Peru are awarded a free kick from a dangerous position.
Michael Boxall (New Zealand) manages to dispossess his opponent of the ball, but he commits a foul in the process and the referee blows his whistle. Peru win a free kick.
Clement Turpin blows his whistle as Chris Wood (New Zealand) used excessive force in the tackle during an attack.
Clement Turpin interrupts the game for a tactical foul by Raul Ruidiaz (Peru). A free kick to New Zealand.
Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) latches on to an accurate pass inside the box and immediately unleashes a shot towards goal, but it goes high over the crossbar.
Anthony Hudson makes a switch. Chris Wood is coming on in place of Bill Tuiloma (New Zealand) at the start of the second period.
The second half has just started.
The referee blows his whistle for half-time, bringing to a close the first 45 minutes of the match.
1 additional min. will be played.
The whipped in corner perfectly picks out Winston Reid (New Zealand) near the penalty spot, but the ball comes off the top of his head and goes a mile over the bar.
Clayton Lewis (New Zealand) is heading toward the corner flag to take the set piece.
Kip Colvey (New Zealand) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears the ball away. New Zealand force their opponents to concede a corner.
Stefan Marinovic pulls off a superb save! He leapt to block the shot Jefferson Farfan (Peru) fired on target after a rebound. His effort from inside the box flew straight towards the middle of the goal, but was stopped by the goalkeeper.
Stefan Marinovic makes a save to deny the long-range effort from Miguel Trauco (Peru) towards the middle of the goal.
Jefferson Farfan (Peru) is moving okay again after that injury scare.
Jefferson Farfan (Peru) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
Andy Polo (Peru) commits a minor foul to interrupt the attacking move of his opponent and is warned by the referee that he will get a yellow card if he does it again. New Zealand have a free kick.
Christian Cueva (Peru) fouls an opponent. At least that’s what referee Clement Turpin signals. New Zealand will take a free kick.
Andrew Durante (New Zealand) meets the free kick and unleashes a header from the edge of the box, but it’s not powerful enough to trouble Pedro Gallese.
Miguel Trauco (Peru) puts a dangerous cross into the box, but the corner is cleared by the first man.
Christian Cueva (Peru) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge. The ball goes out of play and Peru have been awarded a corner kick.
Andrew Durante (New Zealand) is penalised for a foul. Clement Turpin had a clear view and blows his whistle.
Michael McGlinchey (New Zealand) takes the free kick from a long way out but the defender manages to get it clear.
Christian Cueva feeds the ball through to Jefferson Farfan (Peru), who picks up the pass inside the box and quickly drills it into the roof of the net! The goalkeeper was helpless. 1:0!
Miguel Trauco (Peru) produces a lovely ball into the penalty area but the defender manages to intercept and comfortably averts the danger.
Yellow card! It’s like Edison Flores (Peru) was asking for a caution with his behaviour. Clement Turpin agrees and books him.
The corner from Clayton Lewis (New Zealand) is intercepted by Pedro Gallese.
Bill Tuiloma (New Zealand) tries to send the ball in front of the goal, but the opposition’s defence averts the threat. New Zealand will take a corner kick.
A yellow card for a tackle by Ryan Thomas (New Zealand). Clement Turpin doesn’t hesitate at all to make this decision.
Clement Turpin blows his whistle after Christian Cueva (Peru) brings one of his opponents down with a strong tackle. New Zealand earn a free kick.
A horde of players are waiting inside the penalty area for a cross from the corner, but Christian Cueva (Peru) takes it short.
Andy Polo (Peru) tries to pass the ball into the penalty area but it’s blocked. The ball is out of play and the linesman points at the corner flag. Corner to Peru.
Miguel Trauco (Peru) sends a wonderful cross from the corner kick. However, the defence works perfectly to clear the ball and avert the threat.
Miguel Trauco (Peru) serves up a nice cross, but Stefan Marinovic punches the ball away. The referee and his assistant both point at the corner flag. Peru will have an opportunity to threaten the opposition’s goal.
A clumsy foul by Ryan Thomas (New Zealand) and Clement Turpin blows his whistle. Peru have a free kick.
Half-chance! Luis Advincula (Peru) plays a pass into the box, but Stefan Marinovic reacts well to snuff out the attack.
Andy Polo (Peru) has an effort from distance but it’s blocked.
Miguel Trauco (Peru) takes the resulting free kick from outside the box. He sends a nice cross into the box, but his intention is well anticipated by the goalkeeper who comes out to collect the ball.
Miguel Trauco (Peru) holds his opponent to prevent him from getting the ball and the referee blows his whistle for a foul. New Zealand win a free kick. It’s a promising situation for a direct shot.
Kosta Barbarouses (New Zealand) pulls the jersey of one of the opposition players and Clement Turpin blows his whistle for a foul. It’s a free kick to Peru, but they probably won’t attempt a direct shot on goal from here.
The ball is cleared after Miguel Trauco (Peru) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The linesman signals a throw-in for New Zealand.
Luis Advincula (Peru) expertly controls a neat clever pass on the edge of the penalty area, but his effort smashes against the crossbar! What an opportunity!
Today’s match has just started, enjoy the game!
The players are out at last! New Zealand will take the kick-off.
Clement Turpin is introduced as the referee for today’s match.
In the details of this match, you can glance at the lineups while the game is about to begin.
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Hello and welcome to our minute-by-minute commentary of the upcoming clash. We will try to provide you with as-accurate-as possible picture of the happenings on the pitch. Have fun.

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