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Elite League Cup Match 1

Lyon 1 - 0 AC Milan

Elite League Cup Groups Match 1, Lyon vs. AC Milan (Wed Nov 14)


                                 Lyon  |  AC Milan
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-4-2 A
                           Care Taker  |  Darren Broadhurst
                                       |
                        T_Snelders GK  |  GK M_Steklenburg
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF Y_Mina
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF P_McGrath
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF Hugo
                         A_Girrese DF  |  DF J_Richards
                      S_Malbranque MF  |  MF Leroy_Fer
                           J_Cojon MF  |  MF Jese
                           P_Pogba MF  |  MF J_Cole
                          A_Karnak MF  |  MF Imbula
                         J_A_Vardy FW  |  FW D_Stanfield
                         S_Iversen FW  |  FW Pezza
                                       |
                        R_Edgehill SUB |  SUB Adrian
                     T_Alderweirel SUB |  SUB Ricadio
                           Platini SUB |  SUB Alexis
                            M_Ball SUB |  SUB D_Boerrigter
                           Rodrigo SUB |  SUB L_Suarez

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 3  :(lyn) A_Karnak unselfishly lays the ball back to A_Girrese
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by J_Richards
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 3  :(amn) P_McGrath lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  D_Stanfield latches on to it
          ...  J_A_Vardy with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 4  :(amn) Pezza sidesteps his marker
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  J_Cojon bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  O_Bundy tries to calm him down
Min. 6  :(amn) J_Cole has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past A_Girrese
          ...  He knocks it to Pezza!
          ...  Pezza throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Lyon fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 8  :(lyn) P_Jones pushes it past Y_Mina
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Hugo
Min. 9  :(amn) P_McGrath volleys it forward. He finds Y_Mina
          ...  But J_Diakiese slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 10 :(amn) Pezza takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Pezza tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 13 :(lyn) A_Girrese boots it towards J_Diakiese
          ...  J_Diakiese sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  M_Steklenburg won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 15 :(amn) Imbula cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Stanfield
          ...  A delicate chip from D_Stanfield !
          ...  T_Snelders gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 18 :(lyn) A_Karnak retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  P_Pogba latches onto the end of it
          ...  P_Pogba flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 22 :(lyn) P_Pogba has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past Y_Mina
          ...  He puts in S_Iversen!
          ...  S_Iversen with a powerful downward header!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 25 :(lyn) P_Jones takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past J_Richards
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  A cheeky lob from P_Jones !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 28 :(amn) J_Cole kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Jese gets on the end of the pass
          ...  T_Butcher dives in two footed!!
          ...  Play On!!
Min. 28 :(lyn) A_Karnak takes advantage of a mistake by J_Richards
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  Leroy_Fer wins the ball well
          ...  O_Bundy has given a free kick
          ...  O_Bundy ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Darren Broadhurst looks relieved
Min. 29 :(lyn) J_Cojon looks up
          ...  He swings the ball right towards S_Iversen
          ...  S_Iversen lobs M_Steklenburg!
          ...  But M_Steklenburg stops that one easily
Min. 29 :(amn) Leroy_Fer with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to Pezza
          ...  Pezza attempts a lob!
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Lyon fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 30 :(amn) Y_Mina with the through ball to Pezza
          ...  A_Girrese brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But O_Bundy waves play on!!!
Min. 31 :(amn) Imbula backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  J_Richards latches onto the end of it
          ...  J_Richards has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 33 :(amn) Imbula with the dribble
          ...  The defender is easily beaten
          ...  J_A_Vardy with an ugly foul
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  Pezza drives it under the wall
          ...  T_Snelders with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 35 :(lyn) Lyon changed their strategy to play P
Min. 35 :(lyn) P_Pogba hoists the ball across to A_Karnak
          ...  P_McGrath with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 35 :(amn) Pezza takes advantage of a mistake by J_Diakiese
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  Pezza throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  T_Snelders fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 38 :(lyn) A_Karnak with a precise pass to P_Jones
          ...  But Hugo wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 39 :(lyn) P_Jones takes advantage of a mistake by Y_Mina
          ...  P_Jones with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's put Lyon in front!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 AC Milan ...
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(amn) J_Richards backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  Pezza gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Girrese knocks the ball back to T_Snelders
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past T_Snelders!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Imbula lofts the ball in!
          ...  T_Snelders fists it away!
Min. 48 :(lyn) P_Pogba looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to J_A_Vardy
          ...  Jese with an ugly foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  S_Malbranque plays it short to J_Cojon
          ...  J_Richards brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 49 :(lyn) J_Cojon cuts inside Y_Mina
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  Jese stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 1-0 AC Milan

Min. 46 :(lyn) T_Butcher 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 S_Iversen
          ...  S_Iversen looks to see where M_Steklenburg is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  M_Steklenburg dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  And M_Steklenburg tips it wide!
          ...  Great goalkeeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_A_Vardy swings it in!
          ...  M_Steklenburg comes out and claims it!
Min. 46 :(amn) Leroy_Fer slides the ball across to D_Stanfield
          ...  A wicked drive by D_Stanfield !
          ...  T_Snelders with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 47 :(lyn) S_Malbranque back heels to find J_A_Vardy in space
          ...  J_A_Vardy looks to see where M_Steklenburg is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 47 :(amn) J_Cole runs at J_Cojon
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  P_Jones with a terrible tackle
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 47 :(amn) P_McGrath is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  J_Richards latches onto the ball
          ...  A left-footer by J_Richards !
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic save
          ...  His captain pats him on the back for that one
Min. 48 :(lyn) P_Jones moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Malbranque
          ...  Hugo cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 49 :(amn) Pezza knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  Pezza hits a great shot !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 49 :(lyn) J_Cojon with an inch perfect pass to S_Malbranque
          ...  J_Cole with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  O_Bundy reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 51 :(amn) Imbula with the nod to Leroy_Fer
          ...  Leroy_Fer with the attempt at goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_McGrath chips the ball into the area!
          ...  T_Snelders reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 52 :(lyn) S_Malbranque with a precise ball to J_A_Vardy
          ...  A delicate header from J_A_Vardy !
          ...  M_Steklenburg tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 53 :(amn) Hugo backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Y_Mina latches onto the end of it
          ...  Y_Mina with a powerful header !
          ...  T_Snelders gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by T_Snelders !!
Min. 54 :(lyn) S_Iversen with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  J_Richards robs him of the ball
Min. 55 :(lyn) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  T_Alderweirel will come on for P_Jones and play DF
Min. 56 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to J_A_Vardy
          ...  Jese with the tackle
          ...  He left his foot in there!
          ...  He's already been booked once, he knows what's coming. RED CARD!
Min. 57 :(lyn) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  S_Malbranque seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Fine tackle by Imbula
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 60 :(lyn) Platini is being prepared to come on
          ...  S_Malbranque is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 61 :(amn) Imbula with a burst of pace
          ...  S_Iversen with a deliberate foul
          ...  O_Bundy will want to speak to him
Min. 62 :(lyn) P_Pogba picks up the loose ball and runs forward with it
          ...  P_Pogba with a terrific drive !
          ...  M_Steklenburg saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 63 :(lyn) J_Cojon runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off the defender back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  J_Cole with the high feet
Min. 64 :(lyn) S_Iversen with a first time pass
          ...  J_A_Vardy runs onto it!
          ...  Hugo muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  O_Bundy gave him a strong warning
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  It's in a very dangerous position!
          ...  Platini swings it in
          ...  S_Iversen takes control of it!
          ...  S_Iversen rises above the defence to head the ball !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Iversen chips the ball into the area!
          ...  M_Steklenburg jumps well to claim it!
Min. 65 :(lyn) Up goes the substitution board - Rodrigo on for J_A_Vardy as a FW
Min. 65 :(lyn) Lyon switch to playing C
Min. 67 :(lyn) Platini bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to S_Iversen
          ...  S_Iversen with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  The AC Milan fans taunt him!
Min. 68 :(lyn) J_Cojon holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Rodrigo in space!
          ...  Rodrigo with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  Brilliant save from M_Steklenburg
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 70 :(amn) Leroy_Fer with a measured ball to Pezza
          ...  A_Girrese robs him of the ball
Min. 74 :(lyn) P_Pogba kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Rodrigo gets on the end of the pass
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Y_Mina takes possession
Min. 75 :(amn) Leroy_Fer plays it forward to J_Cole
          ...  Fine tackle by T_Alderweirel
          ...  But he can't prevent the corner
Min. 76 :(amn) Ricadio is being brought on
          ...  Hugo is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 76 :(lyn) J_Cojon knocks the ball past the lunge of J_Cole
          ...  J_Cojon has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But M_Steklenburg palms it behind
          ...  O_Bundy has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 81 :(amn) Alexis is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_Richards is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 83 :(amn) L_Suarez takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace D_Stanfield
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 85 :(lyn) J_Cojon slides it through the middle to S_Iversen
          ...  P_McGrath slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 87 :(lyn) J_Diakiese comes up lame after the wicked challenge.
          ...  He's unable to continue
          ...  They have used all of there substitutions
          ...  They will have to play on a man less!
Min. 87 :(amn) Pezza picks up a loose ball
          ...  Pezza smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  T_Snelders tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Leroy_Fer swings it in!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Snelders
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(amn) Imbula with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows S_Iversen a clean set of heals
          ...  T_Alderweirel gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 91 :(lyn) J_Cojon finds S_Iversen in acres of space
          ...  S_Iversen hits a great drive!
          ...  M_Steklenburg gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 91 :(amn) L_Suarez times his run well
          ...  L_Suarez hits a great shot !
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 92 :(lyn) J_Cojon changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Pogba
          ...  P_Pogba hits a curling shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But sails wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Platini curls it into the box!
          ...  A_Karnak gets something on it!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 93 :(amn) Imbula flicks the ball through
          ...  J_Cole runs onto it!
          ...  J_Cole with the strike !
          ...  But T_Snelders makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Groupama Stadium
Attendance           : 79,710
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : T_Snelders (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : P_Jones (39)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_A_Vardy (3), P_Jones (47)
Injured              : J_Diakiese (87)
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AC Milan Match Info
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Best player          : Imbula
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : Jese (56)
Booked               : J_Cole (49)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |    AC Milan
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       15
Off target           :           9        |       6
On target            :           8        |       9
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          10        |       13
Key Tackles          :           7        |       10
Key Passes           :          20        |       16
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 0 AC Milan
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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 |  98  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 120   0   0   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  27   8   7  23 |  98   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
P_Jones        DF   2  26  12   6  28 |  59   0   0   1   0   2   1   1   0   0  38   8  34
J_Diakiese     DF   3  26   8   6  18 |  91   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
A_Girrese      DF   1  26   8   8  32 |  98   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  80  30  20
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  28  10  33 |  64   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_Cojon        MF   2   7  26  15  22 |  98   0   0   6   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  10
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |  98   0   0   3   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  12
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  25  14  31 |  98   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   1
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  27  20 |  69   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   9
S_Iversen      FW   2   7   8  25  32 |  98   0   0   1   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  10  33
R_Edgehill     GK  27   2   5   2  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  26   8   9  31 |  39   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Platini        MF   3   4  28   6  32 |  34   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Rodrigo        FW   1   7   7  25  20 |  29   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - AC Milan
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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M_Steklenburg  GK  36   3   1   1  32 |  98   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
Y_Mina         DF   3  28   8  10  31 |  98   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
P_McGrath      DF   1  27  12   7  12 |  98   0   2   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  30   0
Hugo           DF   2  26  12   9  42 |  80   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
J_Richards     DF   1  26   6   7  22 |  85   0   3   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  60  10  11
Leroy_Fer      MF   2  10  27   8  36 |  98   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40   1
Jese           MF   2   5  27   7  41 |  60   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0 -10 -10 -10
J_Cole         MF   3   8  26   7  33 |  98   0   0   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  18   8
Imbula         MF   1   9  25  16  20 |  98   0   1   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20
D_Stanfield    FW   2   8   5  27  32 |  87   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  26  32 |  98   0   0   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0  34
Adrian         GK  26   1   2   1  40 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ricadio        DF   3  26   8   6  32 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alexis         MF   3   9  25  13  12 |  13   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
D_Boerrigter   MF   2   9  25  12  32 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Suarez       FW   2  10   6  26  34 |  11   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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