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Elite League Cup 2nd Round

Aberdeen 1 - 3 Lyon

Elite League Cup 2 Round Match, Aberdeen vs. Lyon (Wed Feb 13)


                             Aberdeen  |  Lyon
                              4-4-2 A  |  4-4-2 C
                          Malky McKay  |  Care Taker
                                       |
                       L_Fabianski GK  |  GK T_Snelders
                       J_Simunovic DF  |  DF P_Jones
                           Douglas DF  |  DF T_Butcher
                        C_Mongongu DF  |  DF J_Diakiese
                          W_A_Glen DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                          R_Baggio MF  |  MF Platini
                        R_VD_Vaart MF  |  MF S_Malbranque
                        Almen_Abdi MF  |  MF J_Cojon
                        J_McArthur MF  |  MF A_Karnak
                        E_Adebayor FW  |  FW J_A_Vardy
                           Emerson FW  |  FW P_Aubameyang
                                       |
                          C_Gordon SUB |  SUB R_Edgehill
                       J_Knoxville SUB |  SUB L_Amoroso
                            A_Rami SUB |  SUB P_Pogba
                         D_Gaitnat SUB |  SUB M_Ball
                       M_Mandzukic SUB |  SUB L_McQueen

Referee: M_Stadio (Austria)


Min. 1  :(lyn) P_Jones with a simple pass to Platini
          ...  W_A_Glen with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 2  :(lyn) A_Karnak knocks the ball past the lunge of J_Simunovic
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by C_Mongongu
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 3  :(lyn) P_Jones sprints past Douglas
          ...  R_VD_Vaart with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
          ...  M_Stadio warns him
Min. 4  :(abn) E_Adebayor plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  T_Alderweirel robs him of the ball
Min. 7  :(lyn) A_Karnak runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Diakiese
          ...  Good sliding challenge from R_Baggio
Min. 7  :(abn) Emerson with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  Platini is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 10 :(lyn) A_Karnak with the first time pass to J_A_Vardy
          ...  But C_Mongongu comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 11 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Almen_Abdi
          ...  Almen_Abdi hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  T_Snelders makes a great save
          ...  And he manages to hold onto it as well!
Min. 13 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to Emerson
          ...  Good sliding challenge from P_Jones
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Almen_Abdi drives it into the box!
          ...  E_Adebayor tries to place the shot!
          ...  T_Snelders manages to turn it behind
Min. 13 :(lyn) Platini cuts inside C_Mongongu
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  But W_A_Glen wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque lofts the ball in!
          ...  L_Fabianski fists it away!
Min. 14 :(abn) J_Simunovic brings it under control
          ...  He takes on T_Alderweirel
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in Almen_Abdi!
          ...  Cleared by S_Malbranque
Min. 17 :(abn) Almen_Abdi with a measured pass to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor with the goal bound shot!
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 20 :(abn) E_Adebayor takes advantage of a mistake by T_Alderweirel
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  E_Adebayor with the attempt at goal!
          ...  T_Snelders watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 22 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy with a slide rule pass to J_Cojon
          ...  J_Cojon with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  L_Fabianski makes himself big and wins the ball
Min. 23 :(lyn) S_Malbranque gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past C_Mongongu!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  S_Malbranque fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  But L_Fabianski palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 24 :(abn) Almen_Abdi pulls it back to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  T_Snelders gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 26 :(abn) C_Mongongu has it now
          ...  He takes on T_Butcher
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in E_Adebayor!
          ...  A wicked drive by E_Adebayor !
          ...  T_Snelders is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And T_Snelders reacts well to palm it behind!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_VD_Vaart drives it into the box!
          ...  P_Jones clears the corner
Min. 27 :(abn) W_A_Glen finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled P_Jones
          ...  A powerful shot by W_A_Glen !
          ...  But T_Snelders punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 27 :(lyn) Platini looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy with the side footed shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered home!
          ...  The Lyon fans chant his name!
          ...  Lyon have snatched the lead!
          ...  Aberdeen 0-1 Lyon ...
Min. 28 :(abn) Aberdeen altered their play to a E strategy
Min. 31 :(lyn) P_Jones has it on the edge of the box
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by P_Jones !
          ...  L_Fabianski parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 32 :(lyn) J_Cojon controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  T_Butcher gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from T_Butcher !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 33 :(lyn) A_Karnak spits at Almen_Abdi
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  M_Stadio calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 37 :(abn) Almen_Abdi is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  W_A_Glen latches onto the ball
          ...  W_A_Glen with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  T_Snelders gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 38 :(abn) J_McArthur kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  R_VD_Vaart gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  R_VD_Vaart with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  T_Snelders won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy with the mazy run
          ...  J_Simunovic with the foul
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 44 :(abn) Almen_Abdi unselfishly lays the ball back to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor drives it towards goal !
          ...  T_Snelders makes a good save
Min. 45 :(abn) J_McArthur kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  R_VD_Vaart gets on the end of the pass
          ...  T_Alderweirel gathers up the loose ball
Min. 46 :(lyn) Platini looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to A_Karnak
          ...  A_Karnak hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 47 :(abn) Almen_Abdi with a one-touch layoff to W_A_Glen
          ...  W_A_Glen with his head down lets it go !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 49 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart boots it towards Emerson
          ...  T_Alderweirel pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aberdeen 0-1 Lyon

Min. 47 :(abn) J_Simunovic cuts through the defence
          ...  J_Simunovic uses the inside of his foot to curl a shot!
          ...  But T_Snelders is equal to it
Min. 50 :(abn) Almen_Abdi is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to E_Adebayor
          ...  T_Butcher slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 51 :(lyn) J_Cojon threads the through ball to T_Alderweirel
          ...  Almen_Abdi with a bad challenge
          ...  M_Stadio will want to speak to him
          ...  M_Stadio warns him
Min. 51 :(lyn) A_Karnak chips the ball over the defence and finds S_Malbranque
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by C_Mongongu
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 53 :(abn) Almen_Abdi feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Emerson runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Emerson blasts it at the goal !
          ...  The net moves!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs towards the fans!
          ...  And slides on his knees!
          ...  It's all square now!
          ...  Aberdeen 1-1 Lyon ...
Min. 54 :(abn) Aberdeen's manager orders his side to play A
Min. 54 :(lyn) Lyon restructured their strategy to E
Min. 55 :(lyn) L_Amoroso replaces P_Jones and will play DF
Min. 55 :(abn) J_Simunovic passes the ball to E_Adebayor
          ...  T_Alderweirel gathers up the loose ball
Min. 60 :(lyn) P_Pogba is ready to come on to replace A_Karnak
          ...  Looks like he will play as a MF
Min. 61 :(abn) J_McArthur finds E_Adebayor with a ball over the defence
          ...  E_Adebayor tries to chip the ball over T_Snelders!
          ...  T_Snelders makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
          ...  He gathers it at the second attempt!
Min. 62 :(lyn) P_Pogba holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to P_Aubameyang
          ...  R_Baggio with an over the top challenge
          ...  M_Stadio tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 65 :(lyn) L_McQueen is being brought on
          ...  P_Aubameyang is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 70 :(abn) J_Knoxville comes on for J_Simunovic and takes up a DF role
Min. 72 :(abn) J_McArthur is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to W_A_Glen
          ...  T_Butcher steals the ball of off him
Min. 74 :(abn) R_Baggio slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  R_Baggio has a dig at goal!
          ...  T_Snelders saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 75 :(abn) D_Gaitnat takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace R_Baggio as MF
Min. 76 :(abn) E_Adebayor pushes it past the defender
          ...  But T_Butcher wins the tackle
Min. 76 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_A_Vardy
          ...  Almen_Abdi with an ugly foul
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 77 :(abn) R_VD_Vaart with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to J_McArthur
          ...  But L_McQueen puts it in row Z!
Min. 80 :(abn) M_Mandzukic is being brought on
          ...  Emerson is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 80 :(lyn) S_Malbranque takes possession
          ...  He looks up
          ...  He's in acres of space
          ...  S_Malbranque flings a shot at goal !
          ...  But L_Fabianski parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 81 :(abn) Almen_Abdi with a slide rule pass to M_Mandzukic
          ...  A cheeky lob from M_Mandzukic !
          ...  T_Snelders was lucky there
Min. 81 :(lyn) J_Cojon runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to L_McQueen
          ...  But E_Adebayor wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 82 :(lyn) Platini bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to T_Butcher
          ...  T_Butcher with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But L_Fabianski makes a fine save
Min. 83 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  J_Knoxville cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 85 :(lyn) L_Amoroso with a flicked pass to Platini
          ...  Platini blasts it at the goal !
          ...  What agility from L_Fabianski
Min. 86 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel beats Almen_Abdi
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  Douglas picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(abn) J_McArthur runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of D_Gaitnat
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  What a shot from D_Gaitnat !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 88 :(lyn) J_Cojon finds L_McQueen on the edge of the box
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by J_Knoxville
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 90 :(abn) M_Mandzukic feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Almen_Abdi runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  But T_Alderweirel wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_McArthur chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  J_Diakiese wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away

*************  EXTRA TIME  ****************

Min. 91 :(lyn) S_Malbranque knocks the ball past C_Mongongu
          ...  S_Malbranque with the drive!
          ...  L_Fabianski can't get to it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  Have Lyon stolen the win late on with that goal?
          ...  Aberdeen 1-2 Lyon ...
Min. 91 :(abn) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Aberdeen will now play E
Min. 91 :(lyn) The Lyon manager shouts at them from the touchline to play C
Min. 93 :(abn) J_McArthur with the dribble
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  The fans are on their feet
          ...  P_Pogba intercepts the pass
Min. 95 :(lyn) J_Cojon with the diagonal pass S_Malbranque
          ...  M_Mandzukic with a bad challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He received a good talking to from M_Stadio
Min. 98 :(lyn) Platini holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  L_Fabianski tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 102:(abn) R_VD_Vaart plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  E_Adebayor keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  T_Alderweirel dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 103:(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 106:(abn) Douglas sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to J_McArthur
          ...  J_McArthur attempts the shot!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out

*************  HALF TIME  ****************

Min. 109:(abn) R_VD_Vaart retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  M_Mandzukic gets on the end of it
          ...  M_Mandzukic with the crafty shot!
          ...  T_Snelders collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 115:(abn) J_McArthur with a probing through ball Almen_Abdi
          ...  What a shot from Almen_Abdi !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 115:(lyn) Platini sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to L_McQueen
          ...  L_McQueen drives the ball low !
          ...  It's beaten L_Fabianski
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 116:(abn) D_Gaitnat looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to E_Adebayor
          ...  E_Adebayor tries to beat T_Snelders!
          ...  T_Snelders with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 117:(lyn) J_Cojon with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  J_A_Vardy gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_A_Vardy tries to beat L_Fabianski!
          ...  The shot slips through L_Fabianski's hands
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a terrible mistake
          ...  Malky McKay looks gutted
          ...  Aberdeen 1-3 Lyon ...
Min. 118:(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Pittodrie Stadium
Attendance           : 110,979
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Aberdeen Match Info
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Best player          : Almen_Abdi (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Emerson (53)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : W_A_Glen (1), J_Simunovic (43), Almen_Abdi (76)
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : J_A_Vardy
Scorers              : J_A_Vardy (27,117), S_Malbranque (91)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Platini (7), A_Karnak (33)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aberdeen     |      Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :          21        |       13
Off target           :           7        |       3
On target            :          14        |       10
Possession           :          53        |       47
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          19        |       9
Key Tackles          :           9        |       13
Key Passes           :          26        |       19
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Final Score          : Aberdeen 1 - 3 Lyon
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Player Statistics - Aberdeen
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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L_Fabianski    GK  39   8   4   7  14 | 128   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
J_Simunovic    DF   3  30   7   7  21 |  74   0   0   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  18   8
Douglas        DF   2  29  10   9  18 | 128   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Mongongu     DF   2  29   9   6  36 | 128   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
W_A_Glen       DF   2  29   7   8  31 | 128   0   1   0   0   3   0   1   0   0  18  -2  10
R_Baggio       MF   1  10  30   8  21 |  79   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10
R_VD_Vaart     MF   2  10  29   9  24 | 128   0   0   6   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   1
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  10  28  11  30 | 128   0   0   8   1   2   0   1   0   0 -22  78  -2
J_McArthur     MF   3   7  28   7  12 | 128   0   0   6   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  60   1
E_Adebayor     FW   2   8   7  30  35 | 128   0   1   0   0   8   0   0   0   0  20   0  62
Emerson        FW   3  11   7  28  21 |  84   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
C_Gordon       GK  32   4   1   5  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Knoxville    DF   3  28  11   9  11 |  54   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
A_Rami         DF   3  28   5   7  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Gaitnat      MF   2  10  28  10  31 |  49   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
M_Mandzukic    FW   1   8   8  25  10 |  44   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  20

Player Statistics - Lyon
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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T_Snelders     GK  38   2   3   4  16 | 128  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  27  12   6  28 |  59   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  30  30
T_Butcher      DF   2  27   8   7  23 | 128   0   3   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  60   0  11
J_Diakiese     DF   3  27   8   6  18 | 128   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  26   8   9  31 | 128   0   6   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 120  10   0
Platini        MF   3   4  29   6  32 | 128   0   0   5   1   1   0   1   0   0  -2  68   8
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  28  10  33 | 128   0   1   0   0   3   1   0   0   0  20   0  55
J_Cojon        MF   2   7  26  16  22 | 128   0   0   6   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  80  10
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  25  14  31 |  64   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -1
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  27  20 | 128   0   0   1   0   3   2   0   0   0   0  10  80
P_Aubameyang   FW   2   6   8  26  38 |  69   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Edgehill     GK  27   2   5   2  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Amoroso      DF   2  26   6   9  11 |  69   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |  64   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_McQueen      FW   1   8  10  25  10 |  59   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
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