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June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 2

Lyon 1 - 1 AC Milan

June Ridout Memorial Cup Match 2, Lyon vs. AC Milan (Wed May 20)


                                 Lyon  |  AC Milan
                            4-4-1-1 P  |  3-2-3-2 N
                        Neil Stockley  |  Darren Lear
                                       |
                          G_Buffon GK  |  GK D_Do
                       A_Ranocchia DF  |  DF L_Digne
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF P_Jones
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF Ni_Na_Lee
                         A_Girrese DF  |  DM Kak
                            Didier MF  |  DM P_Duffy
                            Ribery MF  |  MF A_Bawbag
                         C_Ronaldo MF  |  MF Eduardo
                        R_Donadoni MF  |  MF Jese
                      S_Malbranque AM  |  FW S_Artenie
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW Pezza
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB M_Kingsley
                         L_Amoroso SUB |  SUB G_Fotheringam
                         M_Dembele SUB |  SUB Almen_Abdi
                         Roy_Keane SUB |  SUB Alexis
                         Dyorkaeff SUB |  SUB E_Richardson

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 1  :(amn) AC Milan's manager orders his side to play P
Min. 2  :(lyn) D_Rortugal beats P_Jones
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  D_Rortugal with the shot !
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 2  :(amn) Ni_Na_Lee with electric pace
          ...  He eases past the defender
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But he's missed it!
          ...  He couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo
Min. 4  :(lyn) C_Ronaldo spots Didier who is in acres of space
          ...  Didier drives it towards goal !
          ...  D_Do fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 4  :(amn) Jese gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to Ni_Na_Lee
          ...  Ni_Na_Lee with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  G_Buffon turns it behind for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo crosses it in!
          ...  A_Girrese gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 5  :(lyn) T_Alderweirel has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_Jones
          ...  He puts in R_Donadoni!
          ...  Kak clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 6  :(lyn) The ball rolls free!
          ...  D_Rortugal takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  D_Rortugal has a dig at goal!
          ...  D_Do won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 6  :(amn) P_Duffy crosses into the box, finding S_Artenie
          ...  The defender plays it back to G_Buffon
          ...  S_Artenie intercepts the back pass!
          ...  He tries to dummy G_Buffon
          ...  He rounds G_Buffon
          ...  He has been pushed wide!
          ...  He shoots from a tight angle
          ...  It hits post!!
          ...  S_Malbranque clears the danger!!
Min. 7  :(lyn) D_Rortugal flicks it past L_Digne
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  L_Digne reacts to stop the move going any further
Min. 9  :(lyn) S_Malbranque with a clever shimmy
          ...  S_Malbranque drives the shot in!
          ...  D_Do heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 9  :(amn) A_Bawbag hoofs it up field to find P_Jones
          ...  S_Malbranque with a deliberate foul
          ...  N_Alexander will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 10 :(lyn) T_Butcher with an excellent first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  D_Rortugal throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  But D_Do punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 11 :(amn) Jese hoists the ball across to S_Artenie
          ...  S_Artenie with the crafty shot!
          ...  G_Buffon parries the shot
          ...  And the defender clears it!
Min. 12 :(lyn) T_Butcher is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to T_Alderweirel
          ...  T_Alderweirel attempts a low drive!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Alderweirel curls it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of D_Do
Min. 13 :(lyn) T_Butcher beats Kak
          ...  T_Butcher hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 13 :(amn) Jese finds P_Duffy with a ball over the defence
          ...  P_Duffy throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  Brilliant save from G_Buffon
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 19 :(amn) P_Duffy puts in Pezza
          ...  Ribery intercepts the pass
Min. 21 :(lyn) Didier has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Pezza!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Didier curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Girrese swings it in!
          ...  D_Do jumps well to claim it!
Min. 23 :(amn) Kak holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to L_Digne
          ...  L_Digne tries to beat G_Buffon!
          ...  But G_Buffon pulls out a save of the game
Min. 24 :(lyn) S_Malbranque beats P_Jones
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  P_Duffy brings him down in the area
          ...  There can only be one outcome surely!
          ...  But N_Alexander waves play on!!!
Min. 26 :(lyn) R_Donadoni leaps into the air
          ...  He wins the header
          ...  He heads it across to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  D_Do gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 27 :(amn) Ni_Na_Lee plays in Pezza with a beautiful ball
          ...  Pezza must beat G_Buffon!
          ...  But G_Buffon palms it behind
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 33 :(amn) P_Jones plays the back pass
          ...  D_Do can't get to it!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Look at the despair on his face!!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 AC Milan ...
Min. 35 :(lyn) The manager shouting something towards his players
          ...  It looks like he's turning things round a bit
          ...  Lyon will now play C
Min. 35 :(amn) Jese chips the ball over the defence and finds S_Artenie
          ...  A_Girrese takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 35 :(lyn) D_Rortugal controls it with ease
          ...  Kak with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 37 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo with an in swinging cross to Didier
          ...  Didier with a stunning strike !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 40 :(lyn) S_Malbranque with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past Eduardo
          ...  He knocks it to D_Rortugal!
          ...  D_Rortugal swings in the shot!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lyn) Ribery with a 40-yard pass to R_Donadoni
          ...  R_Donadoni shoots towards goal !
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium

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

Min. 46 :(amn) A_Bawbag pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  S_Artenie is clean through!
          ...  S_Artenie must beat G_Buffon!
          ...  G_Buffon heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 55 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past L_Digne
          ...  He puts in A_Ranocchia!
          ...  A_Ranocchia drifts clear!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He is one on one with D_Do
          ...  He rounds D_Do
          ...  He has been pushed wide!
          ...  He shoots from a tight angle
          ...  It hits the post and goes out for a goal kick!!
Min. 59 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to Ribery
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from Ni_Na_Lee
Min. 60 :(lyn) L_Amoroso is being brought on
          ...  R_Donadoni is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 60 :(lyn) There's going to be a change
          ...  Dyorkaeff will come on for D_Rortugal and play FW
Min. 60 :(amn) Alexis replaces an unhappy P_Duffy and will play as a AM
Min. 60 :(amn) It seems AC Milan are making a tactical change to A
Min. 60 :(lyn) Ribery takes possession
          ...  He looks up
          ...  He's in acres of space
          ...  Ribery with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  But it sails over !!
Min. 60 :(lyn) S_Malbranque with a real burst of pace
          ...  A_Bawbag with a nasty foul
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  T_Butcher hits it over the wall
          ...  D_Do with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 63 :(lyn) L_Amoroso latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  A cheeky lob from L_Amoroso !
          ...  D_Do with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 63 :(amn) A_Bawbag is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to Pezza
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Pezza !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He rips off his shirt and spins it in the air
          ...  All square, that should make things interesting!
          ...  Lyon 1-1 AC Milan ...
Min. 64 :(amn) AC Milan made the switch to a P strategy
Min. 64 :(lyn) S_Malbranque pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  L_Amoroso is clean through!
          ...  L_Amoroso hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  D_Do beats the ball away
Min. 66 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff is first to the loose ball
          ...  Dyorkaeff cracks a laser towards goal !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 66 :(amn) Pezza brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge from L_Amoroso
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Eduardo plays it into the danger area!
          ...  L_Amoroso heads it away
Min. 71 :(amn) Alexis runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to Eduardo
          ...  Didier takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  N_Alexander wants a quiet word
Min. 73 :(lyn) Didier looks around for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Ribery
          ...  Good sliding challenge from P_Jones and it had to be
Min. 74 :(amn) S_Artenie makes the tackle
          ...  He gets to his feet quickly
          ...  He's beat the defender to the ball
          ...  S_Artenie hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  G_Buffon makes a good save
Min. 75 :(lyn) A_Ranocchia brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  T_Alderweirel gets on the end of the pass
          ...  T_Alderweirel gets up high for the header !
          ...  D_Do blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 86 :(lyn) A_Ranocchia takes advantage of a mistake by Ni_Na_Lee
          ...  A_Ranocchia with a stunning strike !
          ...  But D_Do just gets his fingers to that one
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Groupama Stadium
Attendance           : 96,060
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : L_Amoroso
Scorers              : P_Jones (33 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Malbranque (9)
Injured              : N/A
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AC Milan Match Info
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Best player          : A_Bawbag (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Pezza (63)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Kak (35)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |    AC Milan
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       10
Off target           :          11        |       1
On target            :           9        |       9
Possession           :          67        |       33
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           2        |       1
Fouls                :           8        |       10
Key Tackles          :           3        |       5
Key Passes           :          13        |       12
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 1 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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G_Buffon       GK  36   2   3   1  22 |  94   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  25   0   0   0
A_Ranocchia    DF   3  31  11  10  30 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  29   8   9  31 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
T_Butcher      DF   2  29   9   7  23 |  94   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
A_Girrese      DF   1  27   8   8  32 |  94   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Didier         MF   3   6  31   8  33 |  94   0   0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
Ribery         MF   1   7  30  10  33 |  94   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  29   8  21 |  94   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
R_Donadoni     MF   1   8  28   7  41 |  63   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
S_Malbranque   AM   3   9  29  11  33 |  94   0   0   2   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  18   8
D_Rortugal     FW   3  11   9  31  21 |  63   0   0   0   0   5   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
L_Amoroso      DF   2  28   6   9  11 |  31   0   2   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  40   0  20
M_Dembele      DM   1  11  25   6  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Roy_Keane      MF   2  10  28   9  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  31   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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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D_Do           GK  34   1   3   7  31 |  94  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  45   0   0   0
L_Digne        DF   2  30   7   8  29 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
P_Jones        DF   2  29  13   6  28 |  94   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20   0
Ni_Na_Lee      DF   3  29   9   7  41 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10  10
Kak            DM   2  16  28   9  41 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  18   8  -2
P_Duffy        DM   2  15  25   4  21 |  63   0   1   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
A_Bawbag       MF   3   7  31   8  20 |  94   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
Eduardo        MF   2   7  30   9  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jese           MF   2   5  29   7  41 |  94   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
S_Artenie      FW   3   5  10  28  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  40
Pezza          FW   1   8  12  27  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
M_Kingsley     GK  25   2   1   3  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Fotheringam  DF   2  27   9  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Almen_Abdi     MF   1  11  29  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Alexis         AM   3  10  26  13  12 |  31   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
E_Richardson   FW   2   5  11  26  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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