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Division 2, Week 4

Aston Villa 2 - 1 Lyon

Division Two League Match, Aston Villa vs. Lyon (Sun Oct 29)


                          Aston Villa  |  Lyon
                            4-4-1-1 C  |  4-1-3-2 N
                           Care Taker  |  Roberto Ciccotelli
                                       |
                          Valdivia GK  |  GK T_Snelders
                            Baresi DF  |  DF H_Berg
                           D_Sloan DF  |  DF P_Jones
                         K_Wemberg DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                           E_Silva DF  |  DF R_Carlos
                          G_Driver MF  |  DM J_Cojon
                            P_Cocu MF  |  MF S_Malbranque
                        B_Charlton MF  |  MF M_Ball
                         N_Kalavee MF  |  MF Jesus_Cordoba
                              Raul AM  |  FW J_Valdivia
                         A_Sanchez FW  |  FW J_A_Vardy
                                       |
                          P_Hankey SUB |  SUB C_Luciano
                        A_Arrondel SUB |  SUB J_Diakiese
                              Kaka SUB |  SUB P_Pogba
                          E_Cavani SUB |  SUB T_Erak
                         S_Corchia SUB |  SUB S_Iversen

Referee: W_Collum (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(lyn) M_Ball gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  H_Berg is unmarked
          ...  E_Silva steals the ball of off him
Min. 3  :(asv) G_Driver is all alone
          ...  the linesman keeps his flag down
          ...  G_Driver with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 6  :(asv) A_Sanchez runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs H_Berg
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  J_Cojon with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 6  :(lyn) T_Alderweirel flicks it past Baresi
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  T_Alderweirel with a thundering drive!
          ...  But Valdivia tips it behind
          ...  W_Collum has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 8  :(asv) N_Kalavee with a measured ball to A_Sanchez
          ...  A delicate header from A_Sanchez !
          ...  But T_Snelders punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 9  :(lyn) P_Jones breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on Valdivia!
          ...  G_Driver brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  W_Collum reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 12 :(asv) P_Cocu plays a first time ball through the defence to A_Sanchez
          ...  A_Sanchez gets up high for the header !
          ...  T_Snelders is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Pick that one out!!
          ...  And Aston Villa are leading in the game now
          ...  Aston Villa 1-0 Lyon ...
Min. 14 :(asv) G_Driver controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  A_Sanchez gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  P_Jones pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 20 :(lyn) M_Ball wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Valdivia
          ...  N_Kalavee with a terrible tackle
          ...  W_Collum tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 21 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy knocks it past D_Sloan and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  B_Charlton steals the ball of off him
Min. 23 :(asv) G_Driver sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to K_Wemberg
          ...  K_Wemberg throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The Lyon fans taunt him!
Min. 25 :(asv) B_Charlton with an inch perfect pass to A_Sanchez
          ...  H_Berg cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 25 :(lyn) S_Malbranque cut's in on the inside of the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Cojon
          ...  A glorious effort by J_Cojon !
          ...  Valdivia makes a good save
Min. 26 :(lyn) Jesus_Cordoba holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to J_Cojon
          ...  Baresi with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
Min. 29 :(asv) Baresi with a real burst of pace
          ...  Baresi bears down on goal!
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 33 :(lyn) J_Cojon can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to J_Valdivia
          ...  G_Driver with an ugly foul
          ...  His 2nd yellow this game ! Sent off !
Min. 34 :(lyn) J_Valdivia flicks the ball through
          ...  J_A_Vardy runs onto it!
          ...  E_Silva slices it
          ...  Valdivia moves quickly!!
          ...  He can't get there!
          ...  It inches just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque hits it towards the far post!
          ...  Jesus_Cordoba loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  Valdivia is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Carlos plays it towards the near post!
          ...  Valdivia easily claims the ball!
Min. 40 :(asv) P_Cocu takes advantage of a mistake by J_Cojon
          ...  R_Carlos brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 41 :(asv) Raul knocks it past J_Cojon and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  H_Berg wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(lyn) Jesus_Cordoba has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past E_Silva
          ...  He puts in J_Valdivia!
          ...  An audacious effort from J_Valdivia !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Valdivia was left standing
          ...  Lyon have squared things up with that goal!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-1 Lyon ...
Min. 45 :(lyn) J_Cojon plays in J_Valdivia with a beautiful ball
          ...  A_Sanchez reads it well
          ...  This boy is a quality defender
          ...  The crowd sing his praises
Min. 46 :(asv) N_Kalavee runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of P_Cocu
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  Fine tackle by J_A_Vardy
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 1-1 Lyon

Min. 51 :(asv) A_Sanchez flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  A_Sanchez must beat T_Snelders!
          ...  But T_Snelders punches it away
          ...  He was lucky to get to that one
Min. 55 :(asv) A_Arrondel is being prepared to come on
          ...  D_Sloan is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 56 :(asv) A_Sanchez skips the challenge from T_Alderweirel
          ...  A_Sanchez attempts to drive it home!
          ...  But he got that all wrong
Min. 60 :(asv) Baresi drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to N_Kalavee
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by P_Jones !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 61 :(asv) Raul sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Baresi
          ...  Baresi with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled into the top corner!
          ...  He runs off to the Aston Villa fans to celebrate!
          ...  Aston Villa have snatched the lead!
          ...  Aston Villa 2-1 Lyon ...
Min. 61 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to H_Berg
          ...  A_Arrondel cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 65 :(asv) E_Cavani comes on for A_Sanchez and will play FW to the delight of the fans
Min. 69 :(asv) B_Charlton has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past T_Alderweirel
          ...  He puts in K_Wemberg!
          ...  T_Alderweirel moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 70 :(lyn) T_Erak is being brought on
          ...  J_A_Vardy is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 70 :(lyn) P_Pogba is being brought on
          ...  M_Ball is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 70 :(lyn) Lyon restructured their strategy to A
Min. 71 :(asv) B_Charlton with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past H_Berg
          ...  He knocks it to K_Wemberg!
          ...  H_Berg wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Charlton drives it into the box!
          ...  T_Snelders easily catches it!
Min. 74 :(lyn) P_Jones takes possession
          ...  He looks up
          ...  He's in acres of space
          ...  P_Jones with a powerful downward header!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 75 :(lyn) S_Malbranque is first to the ball
          ...  S_Malbranque tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Pogba plays it into the danger area!
          ...  The ball finds its way to J_Valdivia
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 79 :(lyn) J_Cojon plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  J_Valdivia decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  E_Silva cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 80 :(lyn) S_Iversen replaces J_Valdivia and will play FW
Min. 81 :(lyn) P_Pogba knocks it forward
          ...  A_Arrondel slips
          ...  S_Iversen gets to it!
          ...  S_Iversen hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  But Valdivia makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 83 :(lyn) S_Iversen leaves Raul standing
          ...  S_Iversen hits a great drive!
          ...  Valdivia has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Valdivia is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(lyn) S_Malbranque has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past E_Silva
          ...  He knocks it to T_Erak!
          ...  A cheeky lob from T_Erak !
          ...  Valdivia gathers it comfortably
Min. 90 :(lyn) P_Pogba is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to T_Erak
          ...  But Raul slides in two footed.
          ...  W_Collum has a look but waves "Play On!"

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 59,000
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : A_Sanchez (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Sanchez (12), Baresi (61)
Sent Off             : G_Driver (33)
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : J_Valdivia
Scorers              : J_Valdivia (44)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                            Aston Villa   |      Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :           8        |       10
Off target           :           4        |       5
On target            :           4        |       5
Possession           :          52        |       48
Corners              :           1        |       3
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       6
Key Tackles          :           7        |       9
Key Passes           :          10        |       12
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 2 - 1 Lyon
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Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Valdivia       GK  35   2   2   1  42 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
Baresi         DF   1  28  10   7  21 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  10  31
D_Sloan        DF   2  28  10   4  19 |  56   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
K_Wemberg      DF   2  24   6   7  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
E_Silva        DF   2  23   7   7  29 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
G_Driver       MF   1  11  27   5  25 |  33   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   1   0  10  30  11
P_Cocu         MF   3  11  26  11  25 |  94   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0
B_Charlton     MF   1   7  24   9  30 |  94   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
N_Kalavee      MF   2   5  24   8  22 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Raul           AM   1   8  23  20  30 |  94   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  25   0
A_Sanchez      FW   1  10   8  25  32 |  66   0   1   0   0   4   1   0   0   0  40  20  61
P_Hankey       GK  27   3   3   5  19 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Arrondel     DF   2  25   4   7  12 |  38   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Kaka           MF   2   7  26  17  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  27  26 |  28   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Corchia      FW   1   5   5  26  45 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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  35   2   3   4  16 |  94   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  -5   0   0   0
H_Berg         DF   1  26  11   7  21 |  94   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  25  12   6  28 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -19
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  25   8   9  31 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
R_Carlos       DF   3  24  11   6  11 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Cojon        DM   2   7  25  15  22 |  94   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   5
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  26  10  33 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   1
M_Ball         MF   2  12  25   4  23 |  71   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
Jesus_Cordoba  MF   2   8  24  10  11 |  94   0   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  25   1
J_Valdivia     FW   2   5  10  26  31 |  81   0   0   1   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  10  31
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  26  20 |  71   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
C_Luciano      GK   2  26   7   7  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  25   8   6  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  24  12  21 |  23   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
T_Erak         FW   2   6   6  26  21 |  23   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
S_Iversen      FW   2   7   8  24  32 |  13   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
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