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Elite FA Cup, Group D Game 3

Liverpool 1 - 0 Lyon

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 3, Liverpool vs. Lyon (Wed Dec 19)


                            Liverpool  |  Lyon
                          4-1-1-2-2 A  |  4-4-2 E
                          Mike McLeod  |  Care Taker
                                       |
                          G_Buffon GK  |  GK T_Snelders
                           O_Price DF  |  DF P_Jones
                          Reinaldo DF  |  DF T_Butcher
                            Renald DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                         J_A_Riise DF  |  DF J_Diakiese
                         X_Shaqiri DM  |  MF Platini
                          N_Schulz MF  |  MF S_Malbranque
                          P_Nedved AM  |  MF J_Cojon
                           T_Kroos AM  |  MF M_Ball
                        E_Stranger FW  |  FW L_McQueen
                        A_Lombardo FW  |  FW A_Douglas
                                       |
                          P_Parkes SUB |  SUB R_Edgehill
                            H_Matt SUB |  SUB A_Girrese
                        A_Martinez SUB |  SUB A_Karnak
                        A_Mitrovic SUB |  SUB S_Defour
                      Divock_Origi SUB |  SUB J_A_Vardy

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 1  :(lpl) Renald nutmegs J_Cojon
          ...  Renald tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  But T_Snelders reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on T_Snelders anyway
Min. 4  :(lpl) Renald with the dribble
          ...  He spots the run of his team-mate
          ...  He's decided to go alone
          ...  T_Alderweirel tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  E_Stranger hits it into the box!
          ...  T_Snelders makes the catch!
Min. 6  :(lpl) E_Stranger looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to P_Nedved
          ...  P_Nedved hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  T_Snelders just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 6  :(lyn) Platini has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Reinaldo
          ...  He puts in M_Ball!
          ...  Reinaldo reacts well to win the ball back
Min. 7  :(lpl) T_Kroos finds E_Stranger with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  But P_Jones barges him off the ball
Min. 9  :(lpl) T_Kroos plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  J_Cojon with a late tackle
          ...  He certainly didn't mean it
          ...  O_Bundy warns him
Min. 10 :(lpl) J_A_Riise has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past J_Diakiese
          ...  He puts in T_Kroos!
          ...  T_Kroos drives it towards goal !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 13 :(lpl) T_Kroos is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to E_Stranger
          ...  S_Malbranque gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 14 :(lpl) The ball is passed in from X_Shaqiri, he finds Renald
          ...  Renald goes for goal !
          ...  But T_Snelders makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 15 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Liverpool 1-0 Lyon ...
Min. 16 :(lyn) P_Jones can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to L_McQueen
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by J_A_Riise
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 17 :(lyn) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  J_Cojon is through!
          ...  X_Shaqiri wins the ball with ease
          ...  O_Bundy saw something no-one else did
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 18 :(lpl) E_Stranger skips the challenge from J_Diakiese
          ...  E_Stranger smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 22 :(lpl) T_Kroos finds E_Stranger in acres of space
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from T_Alderweirel
          ...  He could have easily caught the defender is he hadn't been careful
Min. 23 :(lpl) T_Kroos latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  P_Jones steals the ball of off him
Min. 24 :(lpl) P_Nedved looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  E_Stranger receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  But J_Diakiese wins the ball from behind
          ...  The crowd appeal but O_Bundy has none of it.
Min. 25 :(lpl) P_Nedved takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Reinaldo
          ...  A_Douglas dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 29 :(lyn) S_Malbranque runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  J_Cojon latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  A_Lombardo stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  A_Douglas bends it round the wall
          ...  But G_Buffon just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 30 :(lpl) A_Lombardo with the nod to T_Kroos
          ...  A powerful header from T_Kroos !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  T_Snelders makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 32 :(lyn) J_Diakiese looks up for support for support
          ...  He spots his team mate making a run now
          ...  He plays it across to his team mate and runs forward now!
          ...  His team mate plays the through ball for him!
          ...  J_Diakiese with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 34 :(lpl) N_Schulz with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows T_Alderweirel a clean set of heals
          ...  J_Diakiese with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll be off if he does that again
Min. 35 :(lyn) Lyon switch to playing A
Min. 38 :(lpl) N_Schulz with a probing pass to J_A_Riise
          ...  T_Butcher clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 40 :(lpl) N_Schulz finds the run of A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo could have let it bounce!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  T_Snelders dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had T_Snelders beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Kroos hits it towards the far post!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Snelders
Min. 42 :(lyn) J_Cojon beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  J_Cojon has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  G_Buffon parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And G_Buffon recovers to save!!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

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

Min. 46 :(lyn) A_Douglas runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  A_Douglas attempts a lob!
          ...  G_Buffon was lucky there
Min. 47 :(lpl) T_Kroos sprints past T_Butcher
          ...  T_Butcher recovers to win the ball back
Min. 48 :(lpl) N_Schulz takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo with a bicycle kick !
          ...  T_Snelders can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  T_Snelders has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 50 :(lpl) P_Nedved holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger with a powerful header !
          ...  T_Snelders gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 51 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  P_Nedved gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  J_Cojon takes possession
Min. 54 :(lpl) P_Nedved has a go!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  T_Kroos collects the loose ball!
          ...  T_Kroos has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And T_Snelders reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Kroos chips the ball into the area!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Snelders
Min. 55 :(lyn) A_Girrese is being brought on
          ...  P_Jones is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 55 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo hits a great shot !
          ...  It grazes the bar
          ...  And goes over
          ...  Oh so close there!
Min. 57 :(lpl) Curled in dangerously from X_Shaqiri to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  T_Snelders heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 60 :(lyn) S_Defour will replace the useless Platini and will play MF
Min. 60 :(lyn) J_Cojon with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from X_Shaqiri
          ...  J_Cojon tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But G_Buffon punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a corner kick
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque lofts the ball in!
          ...  O_Price wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 61 :(lyn) J_Diakiese finds S_Defour with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  O_Price anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 62 :(lpl) N_Schulz plays a long ball to E_Stranger
          ...  E_Stranger heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  But T_Snelders punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 65 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy replaces L_McQueen to play as a FW
Min. 67 :(lyn) G_Buffon miss-kicks!
          ...  J_A_Vardy is through!
          ...  J_A_Vardy with the side footed shot!
          ...  G_Buffon takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 69 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri with a smart pass to T_Kroos
          ...  T_Kroos drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with T_Snelders
          ...  He tries to slide it past T_Snelders
          ...  T_Snelders gets a foot to it !!
Min. 69 :(lyn) M_Ball kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  J_Cojon gets on the end of the pass
          ...  J_A_Riise gathers up the loose ball
Min. 70 :(lpl) H_Matt is being prepared to come on
          ...  Reinaldo is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 70 :(lpl) A_Martinez replaces P_Nedved and will play AM
Min. 70 :(lyn) A_Girrese pulls up
          ...  That looks like his knee gave in!
          ...  He won't be able to continue!
          ...  They have used all of there substitutions
          ...  They will have to play on a man less!
Min. 73 :(lpl) O_Price is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo tries the shot !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Lyon fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 73 :(lyn) M_Ball miskicks!
          ...  He finds A_Douglas though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from N_Schulz
Min. 75 :(lpl) There's going to be a change
          ...  A_Mitrovic will come on for E_Stranger and play FW
Min. 75 :(lpl) A_Lombardo runs forward
          ...  The cross hits A_Lombardo on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  T_Snelders watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 78 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past M_Ball
          ...  He knocks it to A_Mitrovic!
          ...  A_Mitrovic aiming for the bottom corner !
          ...  T_Snelders fists it away
Min. 78 :(lyn) S_Malbranque is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  J_A_Vardy latches onto the ball
          ...  H_Matt slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 79 :(lpl) H_Matt pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  X_Shaqiri is clean through!
          ...  X_Shaqiri with the strike !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  Unbelievable!!!
          ...  It's gone wide
Min. 80 :(lpl) T_Kroos is first to the loose ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to A_Martinez
          ...  But T_Butcher with the fine tackle
Min. 81 :(lpl) J_A_Riise knocks the ball past the lunge of T_Butcher
          ...  The cross hits J_A_Riise on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 82 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri brings it under control
          ...  He takes on J_Diakiese
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in A_Lombardo!
          ...  A_Lombardo curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  T_Snelders just watches it fly safely wide!
Min. 84 :(lpl) A_Martinez bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to A_Lombardo
          ...  A_Lombardo attempts the shot!
          ...  T_Snelders won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 85 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri with an inch perfect pass to A_Lombardo
          ...  Cleared by T_Butcher
Min. 86 :(lpl) O_Price runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to T_Kroos
          ...  T_Kroos tries to lob the keeper !
          ...  But T_Snelders dives to his left
          ...  I think T_Snelders just got a hand on that one
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 86 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy beats Renald
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  J_A_Vardy with a powerful header !
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Liverpool fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(lpl) T_Kroos threads the through ball to A_Martinez
          ...  A_Martinez curls the ball in on goal !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And goes out
Min. 89 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Malbranque
          ...  S_Malbranque with a thundering drive!
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And G_Buffon reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Douglas chips the ball into the area!
          ...  G_Buffon comes out and claims it!
Min. 91 :(lyn) S_Malbranque hoofs it up field to find T_Butcher
          ...  N_Schulz goes in stud's first
          ...  O_Bundy will want to speak to him
          ...  O_Bundy tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 92 :(lyn) A_Douglas takes on the defender
          ...  He runs past the defender
          ...  H_Matt knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But O_Bundy just turns away!
Min. 93 :(lpl) A_Mitrovic finds his way through
          ...  He lost his man too easily
          ...  Fine tackle by J_Diakiese
          ...  He prevents the corner as well

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Anfield
Attendance           : 58,600
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Liverpool Match Info
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Best player          : T_Kroos (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Alderweirel (15 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : X_Shaqiri (17)
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : T_Snelders
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Diakiese (34)
Injured              : A_Girrese (70)
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Match Statistics
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                            Liverpool     |      Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :          23        |       8
Off target           :          11        |       2
On target            :          12        |       6
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       8
Key Tackles          :           7        |       13
Key Passes           :          28        |       8
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Final Score          : Liverpool 1 - 0 Lyon
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Player Statistics - Liverpool
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  33   2   3   1  22 |  95   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
O_Price        DF   2  29  12   7  26 |  95   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
Reinaldo       DF   1  28  11   6  20 |  71   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Renald         DF   2  27   8  10  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0  20
J_A_Riise      DF   3  27   7   9  32 |  95   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  10  10
X_Shaqiri      DM   1  17  26   8  29 |  95   0   0   8   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  78  -1
N_Schulz       MF   1   8  26  16  21 |  95   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
P_Nedved       AM   1   7  25  23  17 |  71   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  60  21
T_Kroos        AM   3   8  25  20  30 |  95   0   0   5   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  50  41
E_Stranger     FW   2   9   8  28  20 |  76   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  30
A_Lombardo     FW   3   5   9  27  32 |  95   0   0   1   0   8   0   0   0   0   0  10  17
P_Parkes       GK  27   4   2   4  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
H_Matt         DF   2  25  12   7  34 |  24   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
A_Martinez     AM   1   6  25  16  32 |  24   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
A_Mitrovic     FW   3   5  11  25  42 |  19   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  30
Divock_Origi   FW   1   6   9  24  33 |   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  37   2   3   4  16 |  95  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  65   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  27  12   6  28 |  56   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  27   8   7  23 |  95   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  26   8   9  31 |  95   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -10   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  26   8   6  18 |  95   0   2   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  38   8  -1
Platini        MF   3   4  29   6  32 |  61   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -10 -20
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  28  10  33 |  95   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
J_Cojon        MF   2   7  26  16  22 |  95   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_McQueen      FW   1   8  10  25  10 |  66   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Douglas      FW   2   4   5  25  11 |  95   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0  20
R_Edgehill     GK  27   2   5   2  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Girrese      DF   1  26   8   8  32 |  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  25  14  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Defour       MF   2   8  25  11  12 |  34   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  27  20 |  29   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
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