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FC Porto 0 - 0 Lyon

Elite Intercontinental Cup Semi Finals, FC Porto vs. Lyon (Tue Aug 25)


                             FC Porto  |  Lyon
                              4-4-2 L  |  4-3-1-2 C
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  Neil Stockley
                                       |
                         Dino_Zoff GK  |  GK G_Buffon
                         S_Bradley DF  |  DF A_Ranocchia
                          T_Stavos DF  |  DF T_Butcher
                           L_Jones DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                         J_Nasazzi DF  |  DF A_Girrese
                         F_Alvares MF  |  MF Didier
                           R_Neves MF  |  MF Ribery
                        L_Matthaus MF  |  MF C_Ronaldo
                         C_Sibbald MF  |  AM S_Malbranque
                        A_Langlitz FW  |  FW A_Lombardo
                       M_Crickmore FW  |  FW R_Firmino
                                       |
                       B_Trautmann SUB |  SUB Coupet
                           C_Obasi SUB |  SUB Filipe_Luis
                         D_Pereira SUB |  SUB Roy_Keane
                            J_Ross SUB |  SUB R_Donadoni
                        M_Esposito SUB |  SUB G_Weah

Referee: O_Hategan (Romania)


Min. 3  :(fcp) T_Stavos with a glorious long pass to A_Langlitz
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from A_Langlitz !
          ...  G_Buffon with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 4  :(lyn) Ribery has it now
          ...  He takes on L_Jones
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in T_Alderweirel!
          ...  L_Jones goes in hard to win the ball back
Min. 5  :(fcp) L_Matthaus takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  A_Ranocchia with a deliberate foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  O_Hategan will just give him a speaking to
Min. 8  :(fcp) L_Jones finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled the defender
          ...  A_Ranocchia body checks his opponent!!
          ...  That's a careless challenge!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Just outside the box!
          ...  F_Alvares passes to S_Bradley
          ...  S_Bradley controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  G_Buffon tips it over his bar
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Alvares chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  It is kicked away by A_Girrese
Min. 10 :(fcp) A_Langlitz controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  M_Crickmore gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  M_Crickmore hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But G_Buffon punches it away
Min. 20 :(lyn) Didier sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to T_Alderweirel
          ...  M_Crickmore goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 26 :(fcp) C_Sibbald can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to M_Crickmore
          ...  M_Crickmore tries to beat G_Buffon!
          ...  But G_Buffon palms it behind
          ...  O_Hategan has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 30 :(fcp) M_Crickmore takes advantage of a bad back pass
          ...  A_Ranocchia gets to the ball first
Min. 32 :(lyn) A_Girrese picks out R_Firmino with the cross
          ...  R_Firmino with a bicycle kick !
          ...  Brilliant save from Dino_Zoff
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 39 :(fcp) G_Buffon miskicks!
          ...  A_Langlitz is takes control of the ball!
          ...  A_Ranocchia read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 39 :(lyn) R_Firmino barges the defender off the ball
          ...  R_Neves is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
          ...  O_Hategan just wants to lecture him
Min. 40 :(fcp) F_Alvares takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into R_Neves
          ...  R_Neves hits a great drive!
          ...  G_Buffon with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 47 :(fcp) T_Stavos takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Langlitz
          ...  Fine tackle by T_Alderweirel
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: FC Porto 0-0 Lyon

Min. 47 :(lyn) Didier crosses in from the wing, he finds R_Firmino in the box
          ...  A well-placed shot from R_Firmino !
          ...  Dino_Zoff goes down well to save
Min. 50 :(lyn) Filipe_Luis will replace the useless A_Lombardo and will play DF
Min. 53 :(fcp) C_Sibbald hits in a shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  A_Langlitz collects the loose ball!
          ...  Fine tackle by A_Ranocchia
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 59 :(fcp) C_Sibbald holds the ball up
          ...  He sees A_Langlitz in space!
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from T_Butcher
Min. 60 :(lyn) R_Donadoni comes on for R_Firmino and will play MF to the delight of the fans
Min. 60 :(lyn) Up goes the substitution board - Roy_Keane on for S_Malbranque as a DM
Min. 60 :(fcp) S_Bradley puts in L_Matthaus
          ...  L_Matthaus keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  R_Neves chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  Filipe_Luis wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 67 :(lyn) Ribery sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Intercepted by L_Jones
Min. 69 :(fcp) A_Langlitz knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from A_Langlitz !
          ...  G_Buffon with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 70 :(fcp) C_Obasi replaces J_Nasazzi to play as a DF
Min. 71 :(fcp) F_Alvares runs at the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to A_Langlitz
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Ribery
Min. 71 :(lyn) Roy_Keane with a smart pass to T_Butcher
          ...  S_Bradley beats him to the ball
Min. 73 :(fcp) D_Pereira is going to be brought on
          ...  C_Sibbald is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 73 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo takes advantage of a mistake by S_Bradley
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  C_Ronaldo with a thundering shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  Dino_Zoff is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Ribery
          ...  R_Donadoni gets to it!
          ...  Dino_Zoff gets his fingertips to it
          ...  It's pushed around the post to safety
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Didier
          ...  L_Jones wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 74 :(lyn) Didier looks around for some movement
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He hits the ball to A_Ranocchia
          ...  T_Stavos with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 77 :(fcp) S_Bradley with the first time pass to L_Jones
          ...  Filipe_Luis gets to the ball first
Min. 78 :(fcp) M_Esposito will replace the useless M_Crickmore and will play FW
Min. 79 :(fcp) M_Esposito sidesteps A_Girrese
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  M_Esposito with a bicycle kick !
          ...  The shot slips through G_Buffon's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 85 :(fcp) T_Stavos gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  T_Stavos tries to beat G_Buffon from outside the area!
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 85 :(lyn) A_Ranocchia runs at A_Langlitz
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  D_Pereira rushes in with a clumsy tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  What's O_Hategan going to give?
          ...  He just waves play on!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

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

Min. 92 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  A_Girrese latches onto it!
          ...  T_Stavos bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  The ref looks across to his assistant!
          ...  Play on!
Min. 94 :(fcp) M_Esposito sidesteps T_Alderweirel
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Ribery
Min. 102:(fcp) D_Pereira looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Esposito
          ...  Didier gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  F_Alvares swings it in!
          ...  It is cleared by T_Butcher
Min. 103:(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 106:(fcp) L_Matthaus is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to M_Esposito
          ...  Filipe_Luis clears with a diving header

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

Min. 106:(lyn) Didier knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  T_Stavos brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 118:(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 121:(fcp) F_Alvares hoists the ball across to M_Esposito
          ...  M_Esposito sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  He hits the side netting

*************  PENALTY SHOOTOUT  *************


          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  A_Langlitz is taking it!
          ...  He sends G_Buffon the wrong way
          ...  Clinical Penalty
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 1-0 Lyon...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  A_Ranocchia steps up!
          ...  He sends Dino_Zoff the wrong way
          ...  But it has gone wide!!
          ...  Shocking miss!!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  M_Esposito is taking it!
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  FC Porto 2-0 Lyon...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  Ribery steps up!
          ...  Dino_Zoff tips it wide!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  L_Matthaus steps up!
          ...  He's put it wide!

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  T_Alderweirel steps up!
          ...  Dino_Zoff dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  FC Porto 2-1 Lyon...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  S_Bradley is taking it!
          ...  G_Buffon dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  FC Porto 3-1 Lyon...

          ...  PENALTY !!
          ...  Roy_Keane is taking it!
          ...  Dino_Zoff with the save!!


          ...  FC Porto wins the penalty shootout



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


Match Details
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Venue                : Santiago Bernabeu
Attendance           : 143,633
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FC Porto Match Info
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Best player          : T_Stavos (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : A_Ranocchia
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             FC Porto     |     Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :          10        |       4
Off target           :           4        |       1
On target            :           6        |       3
Possession           :          44        |       56
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           7        |       8
Key Tackles          :           7        |       10
Key Passes           :          13        |       6
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Final Score          : FC Porto 0 - 0 Lyon
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Player Statistics - FC Porto
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Dino_Zoff      GK  36   2   2   3  30 | 126   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
S_Bradley      DF   2  30  13   8  21 | 126   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
T_Stavos       DF   3  30  12   5  10 | 126   0   3   2   0   1   0   0   0   0 100  20   0
L_Jones        DF   3  29   7   8  22 | 126   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
J_Nasazzi      DF   1  26   8   5  41 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
F_Alvares      MF   1   9  30   8  22 | 126   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
R_Neves        MF   2   5  30   4  33 | 126   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
L_Matthaus     MF   1   9  28  10  20 | 126   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Sibbald      MF   2   8  28   8  30 |  76   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
A_Langlitz     FW   3   8  12  30  32 | 126   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
M_Crickmore    FW   1   6   9  25  31 |  81   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
B_Trautmann    GK  29   2   1   2  14 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Obasi        DF   2  31  12   8  39 |  53   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Pereira      MF   3  12  31   7  32 |  50   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_Ross         MF   1   8  29   7  27 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Esposito     FW   1   7   7  29  41 |  45   0   0   0   0   2   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 | 126   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  70   0   0   0
A_Ranocchia    DF   3  31  11  10  30 | 126   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  30   9   7  23 | 126   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  29   8   9  31 | 126   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
A_Girrese      DF   1  28   8   8  32 | 126   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Didier         MF   3   6  31   8  33 | 126   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Ribery         MF   1   7  30  10  33 | 126   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  29   8  21 | 126   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
S_Malbranque   AM   3   9  30  11  33 |  63   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Lombardo     FW   3   6   9  29  32 |  53   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Firmino      FW   2   6   8  25  33 |  63   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Filipe_Luis    DF   2  25   4   8  41 |  73   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0
Roy_Keane      DM   2  10  28   9  31 |  63   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
R_Donadoni     MF   1   8  28   7  41 |  63   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
G_Weah         FW   1   9   7  26  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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