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Elite FA Cup, 2nd Round

Celtic FC 2 - 0 Lyon

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round Match, Celtic FC vs. Lyon (Wed Jul 29)


                            Celtic FC  |  Lyon
                              4-4-2 P  |  4-1-3-2 C
                       Stuart Neilson  |  Neil Stockley
                                       |
                           H_Gomes GK  |  GK G_Buffon
                         B_Howedes DF  |  DF A_Ranocchia
                          P_A_Cocu DF  |  DF T_Butcher
                        C_Kabasele DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF J_Diakiese
                        R_V_Persie MF  |  DM Roy_Keane
                        C_Makelele MF  |  MF Didier
                          A_Cejudo MF  |  MF S_Malbranque
                        N_Chalobah MF  |  MF Ribery
                         P_McGowan FW  |  FW D_Rortugal
                       L_Griffiths FW  |  FW Dyorkaeff
                                       |
                        P_Dahlberg SUB |  SUB Coupet
                        H_Bellerin SUB |  SUB L_Amoroso
                       C_Metzelder SUB |  SUB C_Ronaldo
                          L_Holtby SUB |  SUB R_Donadoni
                       M_Phisbaena SUB |  SUB G_Weah

Referee: S_Youri (Morrocco)


Min. 7  :(cfc) N_Chalobah crosses in from the wing, he finds L_Griffiths in the box
          ...  L_Griffiths with a stunning strike !
          ...  But G_Buffon tips it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 8  :(lyn) A_Ranocchia finds Dyorkaeff with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from C_Makelele
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 16 :(cfc) N_Chalobah has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Ribery
          ...  He puts in P_McGowan!
          ...  T_Butcher knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But S_Youri just turns away!
Min. 20 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with a probing pass to P_McGowan
          ...  But A_Ranocchia wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 21 :(cfc) C_Makelele heads the ball back to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  G_Buffon falls over
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  G_Buffon looks a little embarrassed now!
          ...  Celtic FC go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Celtic FC 1-0 Lyon ...
Min. 22 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with a first time pass
          ...  P_McGowan runs onto it!
          ...  T_Alderweirel stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 22 :(lyn) Ribery chips the ball over the defence and finds Dyorkaeff
          ...  B_Howedes with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Stuart Neilson looks relieved
          ...  Neil Stockley is far from happy with that decision
Min. 24 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Dyorkaeff has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  H_Gomes saves, but he fumbles
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Roy_Keane!
          ...  H_Gomes catches it!
Min. 31 :(lyn) S_Malbranque nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  P_A_Cocu with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  S_Youri signals that it is indirect
          ...  Didier swings it in
          ...  S_Malbranque gets on the end of it
          ...  S_Malbranque has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 33 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_A_Cocu
          ...  He puts in D_Rortugal!
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by D_Rortugal !
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque swings it in!
          ...  H_Gomes jumps well to claim it!
Min. 35 :(lyn) The Lyon manager shouts at them from the touchline to play P
Min. 38 :(cfc) P_McGowan knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  T_Butcher plays the back pass
          ...  G_Buffon can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Griffiths hits it towards the far post!
          ...  G_Buffon comes out and claims it!
Min. 40 :(lyn) Didier looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal with the crafty shot!
          ...  But H_Gomes stops that one easily
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(cfc) P_A_Cocu works the ball inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_McGowan
          ...  S_Malbranque with a nasty foul
          ...  He is ordered to cool off
Min. 44 :(lyn) S_Malbranque takes advantage of a mistake by B_Howedes
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  S_Malbranque hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  H_Gomes never had a chance!
Min. 46 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside J_A_Riise!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Dyorkaeff with a blistering shot !
          ...  It hammers off the bar onto the line
          ...  The referee talks to his assistant
          ...  He waves play on
          ...  Goal not given there!
          ...  That looked like the wrong decision
Min. 48 :(cfc) A_Cejudo is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  P_McGowan latches onto the ball
          ...  P_McGowan with the shot on net !
          ...  G_Buffon goes down well to save

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Celtic FC 1-0 Lyon

Min. 47 :(lyn) Didier punches N_Chalobah off the ball
          ...  S_Youri gave him a strong warning
Min. 50 :(lyn) There's going to be a change
          ...  L_Amoroso will come on for D_Rortugal and play DF
Min. 50 :(cfc) N_Chalobah sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to L_Griffiths
          ...  Driven towards goal by L_Griffiths !
          ...  Looks like it should be G_Buffon's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  G_Buffon looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Cejudo crosses it in!
          ...  N_Chalobah with the shot!
          ...  G_Buffon heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 52 :(cfc) P_McGowan gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside A_Ranocchia!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  T_Butcher hits it out for a throw
Min. 58 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past P_A_Cocu
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  N_Chalobah fouls badly
          ...  S_Youri will want to speak to him
          ...  S_Youri reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 59 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  Dyorkaeff with the overhead !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  H_Gomes is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Roy_Keane floats the ball in!
          ...  The ball comes to T_Alderweirel
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  It hits the sponsor hoarding
Min. 60 :(cfc) a big roar from the crowd as C_Metzelder comes on for B_Howedes to play DF
Min. 60 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena is coming on for P_McGowan and playing FW
Min. 60 :(lyn) S_Malbranque kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  A_Ranocchia gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A_Ranocchia has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And H_Gomes reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Roy_Keane chips the ball into the area!
          ...  H_Gomes reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 61 :(cfc) C_Metzelder with electric pace
          ...  He eases past L_Amoroso
          ...  C_Metzelder hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  It floats over G_Buffon
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 64 :(cfc) C_Makelele has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Didier
          ...  He puts in C_Metzelder!
          ...  C_Metzelder with the goal bound shot!
          ...  But G_Buffon palms it behind
          ...  S_Youri has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 65 :(cfc) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  L_Holtby will come on for A_Cejudo and play MF
Min. 65 :(lyn) It seems S_Malbranque has switched to a AM
Min. 65 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff finds the run of S_Malbranque
          ...  P_A_Cocu wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 70 :(lyn) G_Weah is coming on for Dyorkaeff and playing FW
Min. 71 :(cfc) C_Kabasele flicks it past T_Alderweirel
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  But J_Diakiese slides in two footed.
          ...  S_Youri has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 80 :(cfc) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Celtic FC will now play D
Min. 80 :(cfc) L_Griffiths comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  L_Griffiths carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Holtby floats the ball in!
          ...  It is cleared by A_Ranocchia
Min. 81 :(lyn) T_Butcher drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to S_Malbranque
          ...  P_A_Cocu with the high feet
          ...  S_Youri gave him a strong warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  S_Youri signals that it is indirect
          ...  Roy_Keane swings it in
          ...  S_Malbranque takes control of it!
          ...  P_A_Cocu wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 85 :(lyn) Didier sprints past C_Metzelder
          ...  Didier tries to chip the ball over H_Gomes!
          ...  H_Gomes gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 87 :(lyn) G_Weah with a short pass to find A_Ranocchia
          ...  L_Holtby tugs on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  S_Youri has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by S_Youri!
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 91 :(cfc) R_V_Persie with a perfectly timed run
          ...  R_V_Persie throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  G_Buffon won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Excellent strike!!
          ...  Celtic FC 2-0 Lyon ...

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Celtic Park
Attendance           : 141,179
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : C_Makelele (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : L_Griffiths (21), R_V_Persie (91)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N_Chalobah (58)
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : Dyorkaeff
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Celtic FC    |      Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :           9        |       10
Off target           :           3        |       6
On target            :           6        |       4
Possession           :          54        |       46
Corners              :           3        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :          14        |       4
Key Tackles          :           3        |       6
Key Passes           :           9        |       8
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Final Score          : Celtic FC 2 - 0 Lyon
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Player Statistics - Celtic FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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H_Gomes        GK  39   2   3   7  41 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  95   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  36  12   9  23 |  64   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  33   8  11  30 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
C_Kabasele     DF   3  32   9   6  30 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_A_Riise      DF   3  29   7   9  32 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  31  14  31 |  95   0   0   2   0   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  35
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  31  10  30 |  95   0   1   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
A_Cejudo       MF   3  10  29   8  10 |  69   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30  20
N_Chalobah     MF   2   7  29   4  24 |  95   0   0   3   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  28   8
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   9  38  16 |  64   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
L_Griffiths    FW   2  10   5  28  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
P_Dahlberg     GK  31   5   2   2  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Bellerin     DF   1  31  10  10  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  29   8   9  30 |  31   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  32   9  21 |  26   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  14  37  32 |  31   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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G_Buffon       GK  37   2   3   1  22 |  95   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0
A_Ranocchia    DF   3  31  11  10  30 |  95   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
T_Butcher      DF   2  30   9   7  23 |  95   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  29   8   9  31 |  95   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  29   9   6  18 |  95   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
Roy_Keane      DM   2  10  28   9  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Didier         MF   3   6  31   8  33 |  95   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
S_Malbranque   AM   3   9  30  11  33 |  95   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Ribery         MF   1   7  30  10  33 |  95   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  11   9  32  21 |  54   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  29  23 |  74   0   0   2   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Amoroso      DF   2  28   6   9  11 |  41   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  29   8  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Donadoni     MF   1   8  28   7  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Weah         FW   1   9   7  26  22 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
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