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Elite FA Cup, Group D Game 2

Lyon 2 - 1 Celtic FC

Elite FA Cup Groups Match 2, Lyon vs. Celtic FC (Wed Dec 12)


                                 Lyon  |  Celtic FC
                              5-3-2 C  |  4-3-3 A
                           Care Taker  |  Stuart Neilson
                                       |
                        T_Snelders GK  |  GK T_Flowers
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF P_A_Cocu
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF C_Kabasele
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF H_Bellerin
                         L_Amoroso DF  |  DF M_Britos
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  MF C_Makelele
                      S_Malbranque MF  |  MF L_Holtby
                           Platini MF  |  MF T_Muller
                           J_Cojon MF  |  FW P_McGowan
                      P_Aubameyang FW  |  FW M_Phisbaena
                         S_Iversen FW  |  FW D_Harry
                                       |
                        R_Edgehill SUB |  SUB S_Assenjo
                         A_Girrese SUB |  SUB B_Howedes
                            M_Ball SUB |  SUB C_Metzelder
                          A_Karnak SUB |  SUB R_V_Persie
                         J_A_Vardy SUB |  SUB M_Muniesa

Referee: G_Reddy (Republic_of_Ireland)


Min. 1  :(lyn) P_Aubameyang takes advantage of a mistake by C_Kabasele
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  M_Phisbaena fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  G_Reddy lectures him
Min. 3  :(lyn) Platini flicks the ball through
          ...  T_Butcher runs onto it!
          ...  T_Butcher hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered home!
          ...  That's put Lyon in front!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Celtic FC ...
Min. 3  :(cfc) It looks as though Celtic FC is now playing E
Min. 3  :(cfc) M_Phisbaena takes on T_Butcher
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  S_Iversen is late with that one
          ...  I think he was just trying to get to the ball
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  M_Phisbaena with the delicate chip over the wall
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 7  :(lyn) J_Cojon picks out P_Aubameyang with the cross
          ...  P_Aubameyang with the crafty shot!
          ...  It hits off a defender!
          ...  T_Flowers is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by J_Cojon!
          ...  It comes to P_Aubameyang
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  T_Flowers fists it away
Min. 8  :(cfc) M_Phisbaena knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  S_Iversen stands firm and knocks the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a rash challenge!!
Min. 9  :(lyn) The ball goes loose!
          ...  T_Alderweirel seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  T_Alderweirel with the crafty shot!
          ...  T_Flowers with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 10 :(lyn) S_Malbranque jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Aubameyang
          ...  D_Harry reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 13 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena beats T_Alderweirel
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  A glorious effort by M_Phisbaena !
          ...  T_Snelders is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 16 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  P_Aubameyang pounds a rocket on goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque plays it towards the near post!
          ...  T_Flowers comes out and claims it!
Min. 18 :(lyn) P_Jones plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Aubameyang decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  P_Aubameyang swings in the shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Platini floats the ball in!
          ...  T_Flowers easily claims the ball!
Min. 18 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  D_Harry runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  D_Harry fires a shot at goal !
          ...  T_Snelders was lucky there
Min. 22 :(lyn) J_Diakiese plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Aubameyang decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  Good sliding challenge from H_Bellerin and it had to be
Min. 23 :(lyn) Platini breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on T_Flowers!
          ...  H_Bellerin brings him down!
          ...  G_Reddy calls him for a talk
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 24 :(lyn) S_Malbranque back heels to find P_Aubameyang in space
          ...  P_Aubameyang with a thundering drive!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 27 :(lyn) J_Diakiese with a first time pass
          ...  S_Malbranque runs onto it!
          ...  The ball hits M_Britos in the face!
          ...  And goes clear!
Min. 30 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang pauses and waits for support
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  P_Aubameyang with a powerful downward header!
          ...  T_Flowers gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 32 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang 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!
          ...  P_Aubameyang shapes up for a shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The manager is delighted with that one
          ...  Lyon 2-0 Celtic FC ...
Min. 33 :(lyn) Platini has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past M_Phisbaena
          ...  He puts in S_Iversen!
          ...  S_Iversen with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  T_Flowers parries it, he follows it up
          ...  And T_Flowers recovers to save!!
Min. 34 :(cfc) T_Muller with a glorious long pass to P_McGowan
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Platini looks embarrassed to take the ball off him!
Min. 35 :(cfc) A defence splitting pass from C_Makelele to M_Phisbaena
          ...  J_Diakiese with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  G_Reddy ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Care Taker looks relieved
Min. 39 :(lyn) J_Cojon brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  S_Malbranque gets on the end of the pass
          ...  S_Malbranque with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  T_Flowers heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 40 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang finds his way through
          ...  He bent his run well
          ...  P_Aubameyang tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  T_Flowers parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 42 :(lyn) S_Iversen brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  But C_Makelele comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lyn) J_Cojon moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Diakiese
          ...  L_Holtby tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Jones floats the ball in!
          ...  T_Flowers jumps well to claim it!
Min. 45 :(lyn) S_Malbranque has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past P_A_Cocu
          ...  He knocks it to J_Cojon!
          ...  H_Bellerin with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 47 :(lyn) P_Jones drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Iversen
          ...  M_Britos gets to the ball first
Min. 47 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel bursts forward
          ...  D_Harry with a bad challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  G_Reddy calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He is lucky not to have seen red!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 2-0 Celtic FC

Min. 46 :(cfc) M_Phisbaena nutmegs T_Butcher
          ...  M_Phisbaena tries to beat T_Snelders from outside the area!
          ...  Saved by T_Snelders
Min. 48 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs C_Makelele
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  But H_Bellerin sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 49 :(lyn) L_Amoroso with a penetrating pass to T_Alderweirel
          ...  But H_Bellerin wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 51 :(cfc) L_Holtby 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!
          ...  M_Phisbaena receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  M_Phisbaena carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  But T_Snelders makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 52 :(cfc) D_Harry with a Cruyff turn
          ...  D_Harry hits a curling shot!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He dives on the ground and his team mates follow him!!
          ...  Lyon 2-1 Celtic FC ...
Min. 55 :(lyn) A_Girrese replaces P_Jones to play as a DF
Min. 55 :(lyn) S_Iversen beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves G_Reddy
          ...  S_Iversen bears down on goal!
          ...  Saved by T_Flowers
Min. 60 :(lyn) M_Ball is being brought on
          ...  Platini is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 60 :(cfc) C_Metzelder is being brought on
          ...  P_A_Cocu is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play DF
Min. 60 :(cfc) R_V_Persie is being brought on
          ...  T_Muller is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 65 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy is coming on and S_Iversen is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 68 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  P_Aubameyang tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  T_Flowers is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And T_Flowers reacts well to palm it behind!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Butcher floats the ball in!
          ...  T_Flowers fists it away!
Min. 72 :(lyn) S_Malbranque spits at R_V_Persie
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  G_Reddy calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 73 :(lyn) T_Butcher bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to P_Aubameyang
          ...  D_Harry with an awful challenge
Min. 74 :(cfc) C_Kabasele brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  H_Bellerin gets on the end of the pass
          ...  H_Bellerin belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 76 :(lyn) M_Ball brings it under control
          ...  He takes on C_Kabasele
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in P_Aubameyang!
          ...  P_Aubameyang with a powerful header !
          ...  But T_Flowers palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 77 :(lyn) J_Cojon with a precise ball to P_Aubameyang
          ...  P_Aubameyang attempts the shot!
          ...  T_Flowers dives towards his top let hand corner
          ...  He's pushed that one just around the goal
          ...  Super Stop !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Cojon curls it into the box!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Flowers
Min. 80 :(cfc) M_Muniesa is being brought on
          ...  P_McGowan is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 80 :(cfc) C_Makelele crosses in from the wing, he finds M_Phisbaena in the box
          ...  M_Phisbaena launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But T_Snelders punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that T_Snelders got a touch
Min. 84 :(cfc) C_Makelele is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to M_Muniesa
          ...  P_Aubameyang with the foul
          ...  G_Reddy shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 86 :(lyn) S_Malbranque with a short pass to find J_Diakiese
          ...  C_Kabasele wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 89 :(lyn) J_Diakiese with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past H_Bellerin
          ...  He knocks it to P_Aubameyang!
          ...  H_Bellerin recovers to win the ball back
Min. 92 :(lyn) J_Diakiese looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to L_Amoroso
          ...  L_Amoroso sidesteps his marker and tries the wicked snap bender !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 93 :(lyn) M_Ball is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  T_Alderweirel latches onto the end of it
          ...  But C_Metzelder comes away with the ball
          ...  Excellent defending there!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Groupama Stadium
Attendance           : 80,000
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : P_Aubameyang (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Butcher (3), P_Aubameyang (32)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : S_Malbranque (72), P_Aubameyang (84)
Injured              : N/A
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Celtic FC Match Info
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Best player          : D_Harry
Scorers              : D_Harry (52)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Harry (47)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |   Celtic FC
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       8
Off target           :           5        |       3
On target            :          12        |       5
Possession           :          58        |       42
Corners              :           6        |       0
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :          12        |       9
Key Tackles          :           1        |       12
Key Passes           :          19        |       7
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Final Score          : Lyon 2 - 1 Celtic FC
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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 |  96   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  27  12   6  28 |  57   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  27   8   7  23 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  26   8   9  31 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
L_Amoroso      DF   2  26   6   9  11 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
J_Diakiese     DF   3  26   8   6  18 |  96   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  60  20
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  28  10  33 |  96   0   0   4   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  38   8
Platini        MF   3   4  28   6  32 |  62   0   1   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  40   0
J_Cojon        MF   2   7  26  16  22 |  96   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
P_Aubameyang   FW   2   6   8  26  38 |  96   0   0   0   0  11   1   1   0   0  18  18 117
S_Iversen      FW   2   7   8  25  32 |  67   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   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 |  39   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |  34   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  25  14  31 |   0   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   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Celtic FC
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_Flowers      GK  39   2   2   1  27 |  96  15   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
P_A_Cocu       DF   2  31   7  11  30 |  62   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Kabasele     DF   3  29   8   6  30 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
H_Bellerin     DF   1  28  10  10  23 |  96   0   5   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 100   0   1
M_Britos       DF   2  28   6   8  22 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20 -20 -20
C_Makelele     MF   2  12  29  10  30 |  96   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
L_Holtby       MF   2   8  29   8  21 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
T_Muller       MF   3   9  28  10  32 |  62   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
P_McGowan      FW   2   9   8  34  16 |  82   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Phisbaena    FW   2   9  13  33  32 |  96   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  32
D_Harry        FW   2   9   8  25  33 |  96   0   1   0   0   2   1   1   0   0  18  -2  43
S_Assenjo      GK  29   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Howedes      DF   2  33  11   8  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Metzelder    DF   2  27   8   8  30 |  34   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
R_V_Persie     MF   2   9  29  13  31 |  34   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Muniesa      FW   2   7   8  25  17 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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