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Elite League Cup Match 2

Lyon 1 - 1 Aston Villa

Elite League Cup League Stage Match, Lyon vs. Aston Villa (Wed Dec 04)


                                 Lyon  |  Aston Villa
                              4-4-2 P  |  3-1-3-1-2 A
                           Care Taker  |  Pierre Van Rossum
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK B_Friedel
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF P_Livingstone
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF A_Cissokho
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF K_Femenia
                         A_Girrese DF  |  DM T_Andrews
                            Didier MF  |  MF R_Nainggolan
                            Ribery MF  |  MF J_Butland
                           P_Pogba MF  |  MF K_Commons
                            M_Ball MF  |  AM M_Isco
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW O_Bierhoff
                         Dyorkaeff FW  |  FW M_Bombarda
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB F_Eggington
                        J_Diakiese SUB |  SUB Ayala
                           J_Fleck SUB |  SUB G_Fotheringam
                          A_Karnak SUB |  SUB P_Knoe
                           D_Costa SUB |  SUB R_Sharp

Referee: B_Kuipers (Netherlands)


Min. 1  :(asv) J_Butland picks up a loose ball
          ...  A powerful header from J_Butland !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  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. 4  :(lyn) Didier looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to Dyorkaeff
          ...  Dyorkaeff with the overhead !
          ...  It's beaten B_Friedel
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Lyon go ahead in this match now!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Aston Villa ...
Min. 6  :(asv) A_Cissokho takes a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball into M_Isco
          ...  Didier takes the players legs from beneath him!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  B_Kuipers just wants to lecture him
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  K_Commons floats it forward
          ...  M_Bombarda latches onto the end of it
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by T_Butcher
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 7  :(asv) K_Commons finds R_Nainggolan with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  R_Nainggolan strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  G_Pagliuca won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 8  :(lyn) Dyorkaeff knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  M_Bombarda with a pull on the shirt
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 9  :(asv) K_Commons jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  A powerful header from K_Commons !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 10 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff takes possession on the halfway line
          ...  He runs forward with the ball
          ...  He skips past the challenges
          ...  J_Butland stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  What a silly place to give away a free kick
          ...  T_Butcher hits it hard
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 14 :(lyn) D_Rortugal moves forward
          ...  D_Rortugal with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  B_Friedel gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 18 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff with a clever shimmy
          ...  Dyorkaeff with a thundering volley!
          ...  B_Friedel is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Pick that one out!!
          ...  But it's been disallowed. The linesman raised his flag
          ...  The fans are hurling abuse at the officials
Min. 20 :(lyn) A_Girrese volleys it forward. He finds Didier
          ...  Cleared by K_Femenia
Min. 23 :(lyn) P_Jones skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to Ribery
          ...  A delicate chip from Ribery !
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  But goes clear to safety!
Min. 27 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff sidesteps K_Femenia
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  K_Commons knocks him to the floor
          ...  The fans are calling for a penalty!
          ...  But B_Kuipers just turns away!
Min. 28 :(asv) T_Andrews knocks the ball past A_Girrese
          ...  T_Andrews fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  G_Pagliuca parries it, he follows it up
          ...  He fires it over!!
Min. 31 :(asv) J_Butland looks for options
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to M_Isco
          ...  From long range M_Isco bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca saves it
          ...  He got his body behind the ball there
Min. 33 :(asv) M_Isco brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  M_Bombarda gets on the end of the pass
          ...  M_Bombarda could have let it bounce!
          ...  G_Pagliuca collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 34 :(asv) M_Isco gets to the by line and finds M_Bombarda with a beautiful cross
          ...  M_Bombarda with a thundering volley!
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But can't hold onto it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Aston Villa have squared things up with that goal!
          ...  Lyon 1-1 Aston Villa ...
Min. 35 :(lyn) Lyon changed their strategy to play E
Min. 36 :(asv) T_Andrews plays a first time ball through the defence to R_Nainggolan
          ...  R_Nainggolan smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  G_Pagliuca takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 37 :(lyn) M_Ball is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  D_Rortugal latches onto the ball
          ...  From long range D_Rortugal bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But B_Friedel tips it behind
          ...  B_Kuipers has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 38 :(asv) M_Isco bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to K_Commons
          ...  T_Butcher beats him to the ball
Min. 40 :(asv) J_Butland kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  O_Bierhoff gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  O_Bierhoff attempts to drive it home!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a superb tip over the bar
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by T_Andrews!
          ...  G_Pagliuca easily catches it!
Min. 41 :(asv) J_Butland runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to O_Bierhoff
          ...  O_Bierhoff looks to see where G_Pagliuca is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 48 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff with a slick pass to T_Butcher
          ...  T_Butcher with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 1-1 Aston Villa

Min. 47 :(asv) R_Nainggolan has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past T_Butcher
          ...  He knocks it to K_Commons!
          ...  A glorious effort by K_Commons !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 48 :(asv) M_Isco gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside T_Butcher!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  T_Alderweirel takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 51 :(lyn) M_Ball controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the right!
          ...  P_Jones gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  P_Livingstone cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 52 :(asv) J_Butland volleys it forward. He finds M_Bombarda
          ...  Didier pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  B_Kuipers reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 55 :(lyn) J_Diakiese is being prepared to come on
          ...  T_Alderweirel is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 55 :(lyn) M_Ball drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to Dyorkaeff
          ...  A_Cissokho anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 57 :(lyn) D_Rortugal knocks it past O_Bierhoff and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  D_Rortugal has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  B_Friedel narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 59 :(lyn) Ribery with a superb first touch
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A powerful shot by D_Rortugal !
          ...  B_Friedel with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 60 :(lyn) Didier is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to P_Jones
          ...  P_Jones with a bicycle kick !
          ...  B_Friedel manages to turn it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Didier floats the ball in!
          ...  A_Cissokho reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 62 :(asv) M_Isco unselfishly lays the ball back to M_Bombarda
          ...  A_Girrese reads the play well
Min. 63 :(asv) M_Isco pushes it past J_Diakiese
          ...  A delicate chip from M_Isco !
          ...  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. 64 :(lyn) M_Ball with the heel pass to T_Butcher
          ...  P_Livingstone gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 64 :(asv) K_Commons with a probing through ball O_Bierhoff
          ...  O_Bierhoff must beat G_Pagliuca!
          ...  Looks like it should be G_Pagliuca's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  G_Pagliuca looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Butland swings it in!
          ...  T_Butcher wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 65 :(lyn) A_Karnak replaces an unhappy Ribery and will play as a MF
Min. 65 :(lyn) Lyon will now play A after the order comes from the dugout
Min. 65 :(lyn) Didier with a slide rule pass to Dyorkaeff
          ...  M_Bombarda anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 66 :(lyn) Didier picks out Dyorkaeff with the cross
          ...  A_Cissokho anticipates the pass and cuts it out
Min. 66 :(asv) K_Commons is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  O_Bierhoff latches onto the ball
          ...  A_Girrese steals the ball of off him
Min. 67 :(asv) R_Nainggolan holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to M_Bombarda
          ...  M_Bombarda with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  It's well wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 67 :(lyn) P_Jones with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past P_Livingstone
          ...  He knocks it to A_Karnak!
          ...  R_Nainggolan with a nasty foul
          ...  B_Kuipers will want to speak to him
          ...  B_Kuipers reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  D_Rortugal drives it in
          ...  B_Friedel with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 68 :(lyn) D_Rortugal with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past T_Andrews
          ...  What a shot from D_Rortugal !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  But it puts it well wide
Min. 71 :(lyn) T_Butcher passes the ball to Dyorkaeff
          ...  Dyorkaeff fires off a right-footed shot !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 73 :(lyn) M_Ball moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal with the side footed shot!
          ...  But B_Friedel punches it away
          ...  He took a knock there
          ...  His manager is looking on anxiously
          ...  He's ok to carry on
Min. 74 :(asv) M_Bombarda with a flicked pass to O_Bierhoff
          ...  O_Bierhoff hits the shot!
          ...  It swerves a lot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  K_Femenia swings it in!
          ...  G_Pagliuca fists it away!
Min. 74 :(lyn) A_Karnak with electric pace
          ...  He eases past O_Bierhoff
          ...  M_Bombarda fouls badly
          ...  B_Kuipers will want to speak to him
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  M_Ball knocks it forward
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of it
          ...  A vicious shot by D_Rortugal !
          ...  But B_Friedel makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 75 :(lyn) a big roar from the crowd as D_Costa comes on for D_Rortugal to play FW
Min. 75 :(asv) Ayala replaces K_Femenia and will play DF
Min. 75 :(asv) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  P_Knoe will come on for R_Nainggolan and play MF
Min. 75 :(asv) R_Sharp will come on for O_Bierhoff and play FW
Min. 76 :(lyn) P_Pogba is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  Dyorkaeff latches onto the ball
          ...  A_Cissokho gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 77 :(lyn) J_Diakiese runs with pace at the defence
          ...  A powerful shot by J_Diakiese !
          ...  B_Friedel gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 77 :(asv) J_Butland finds P_Knoe on the edge of the box
          ...  Driven towards goal by P_Knoe !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Isco plays it towards the near post!
          ...  G_Pagliuca easily catches it!
Min. 78 :(lyn) P_Pogba is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to D_Costa
          ...  P_Livingstone takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 80 :(lyn) A_Karnak has found himself in space
          ...  He looks up for his team mates
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  M_Ball gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  But M_Isco slides in two footed.
          ...  B_Kuipers has a look but waves "Play On!"
Min. 81 :(lyn) A_Karnak controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs A_Cissokho
          ...  He puts in D_Costa!
          ...  A_Cissokho recovers to win the ball back
Min. 82 :(lyn) Didier feeds the ball through the middle
          ...  Dyorkaeff runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Ayala gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 83 :(asv) M_Bombarda runs at the defender
          ...  The defender falls over
          ...  M_Bombarda sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 86 :(lyn) A_Karnak has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Ayala
          ...  He puts in D_Costa!
          ...  But J_Butland slides in
Min. 86 :(lyn) A_Karnak with the towering header to P_Pogba
          ...  P_Livingstone with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  Didier plays it short to D_Costa
          ...  A wicked drive by D_Costa !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Jones hits it into the box!
          ...  B_Friedel easily claims the ball!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  But P_Livingstone wins the ball
Min. 90 :(asv) K_Commons finds M_Bombarda in acres of space
          ...  M_Bombarda hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes himself big and wins the ball

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Groupama Stadium
Attendance           : 77,618
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : D_Rortugal
Scorers              : Dyorkaeff (4)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Didier (52)
Injured              : N/A
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : M_Isco (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : M_Bombarda (34)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Bombarda (8), J_Butland (10), R_Nainggolan (67)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |   Aston Villa
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       18
Off target           :           6        |       11
On target            :          11        |       7
Possession           :          55        |       45
Corners              :           2        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       3
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           8        |       5
Key Tackles          :           5        |       14
Key Passes           :          21        |       18
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 1 Aston Villa
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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_Pagliuca     GK  36   5   5   2  23 |  96   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  35   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  28  12   6  28 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  28   8   9  31 |  59   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  28   9   7  23 |  96   0   3   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  60  10   2
A_Girrese      DF   1  27   8   8  32 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Didier         MF   3   6  30   8  33 |  96   0   0   5   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  68  -2
Ribery         MF   1   7  29  10  33 |  69   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |  96   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  30  21 |  79   0   0   0   0   8   0   0   0   0   0   0  71
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  96   0   0   1   0   3   1   0   0   0   0  10  46
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  28   8   6  18 |  37   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  27   7  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  26  15  31 |  27   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
D_Costa        FW   3   7   9  25  42 |  17   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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B_Friedel      GK  34   4   3   5  11 |  96  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0   0
P_Livingstone  DF   2  30  10   8  31 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
A_Cissokho     DF   2  29  11   6  12 |  96   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0   0 100  10   0
K_Femenia      DF   3  28   9   7  32 |  79   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Andrews      DM   1  15  21   7  41 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
R_Nainggolan   MF   1   8  30   6  23 |  79   0   0   2   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  18   9
J_Butland      MF   2   9  28  11  41 |  96   0   1   5   0   1   0   1   0   0  18  48  -1
K_Commons      MF   1   8  27  10  32 |  96   0   1   4   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  40   2
M_Isco         AM   2   8  24  21  31 |  96   0   1   4   1   2   0   0   0   0  20  60  11
O_Bierhoff     FW   1   8  10  28  32 |  79   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  22
M_Bombarda     FW   2   7   5  28  22 |  96   0   1   1   0   5   1   1   0   0  18   8  55
F_Eggington    GK  27   3   2   2  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ayala          DF   2  28  12   5  11 |  17   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
G_Fotheringam  DF   2  26   9  11  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Knoe         MF   1   9  25  13  12 |  17   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
R_Sharp        FW   3   6  11  26  22 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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