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Division 2, Week 11

Lyon 4 - 2 Chelsea

Division Two League Match, Lyon vs. Chelsea (Sun Dec 17)


                                 Lyon  |  Chelsea
                            4-3-1-2 A  |  5-4-1 N
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  James Houston
                                       |
                        T_Snelders GK  |  GK Rafael
                         C_Luciano DF  |  DF Doria
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF S_Pearce
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF M_Madl
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF Varane
                      S_Malbranque MF  |  DF K_Zuma
                           P_Pogba MF  |  MF Drexler
                            M_Ball MF  |  MF Park
                           J_Cojon AM  |  MF S_Gerrard
                        J_Valdivia FW  |  MF P_Coutinho
                         J_A_Vardy FW  |  FW R_Lewandowski
                                       |
                         T_Butcher SUB |  SUB J_Bond
                          R_Carlos SUB |  SUB G_Burdisso
                            L_Burt SUB |  SUB R_Castias
                           Rodrigo SUB |  SUB Robertinho
                           D_Costa SUB |  SUB M_Vucinic

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 3  :(chs) P_Coutinho kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  S_Gerrard gets on the end of the pass
          ...  Intercepted by T_Alderweirel
Min. 4  :(lyn) M_Ball sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to P_Pogba
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by P_Pogba !
          ...  He has put it over the bar!
          ...  He looks stunned by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 4  :(chs) R_Lewandowski steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs T_Alderweirel
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  R_Lewandowski sees T_Snelders off his line !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 8  :(lyn) J_Valdivia squares it to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He jumps into the Lyon crowd to celebrate!!
          ...  Both he and the fans are delighted!!
          ...  That's given Lyon the lead!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 8  :(chs) P_Coutinho sidesteps T_Alderweirel
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  S_Malbranque is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was pushing down on his man
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 9  :(chs) Park pushes it past P_Jones
          ...  Park has a go!
          ...  T_Snelders fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 11 :(lyn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  P_Pogba is through!
          ...  P_Pogba tries the shot !
          ...  Rafael catches the ball
Min. 13 :(lyn) J_Cojon gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds J_Valdivia
          ...  J_Valdivia tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  Rafael gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Lyon 2-0 Chelsea ...
Min. 13 :(chs) R_Lewandowski turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  R_Lewandowski smashed the ball towards the bottom corner!
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by P_Coutinho!
          ...  P_Jones reads it well
          ...  And he knocks it away
Min. 14 :(lyn) A defence splitting pass from M_Ball to S_Malbranque
          ...  S_Malbranque keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  Rafael manages to turn it behind
Min. 17 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy with a short pass to find J_Valdivia
          ...  But M_Madl with the fine tackle
Min. 19 :(lyn) M_Ball is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to J_Valdivia
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by Doria
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 21 :(chs) Park finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  Park with the overhead !
          ...  T_Snelders manages to turn it behind
Min. 23 :(chs) P_Coutinho with an intelligent ball to K_Zuma
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by K_Zuma !
          ...  T_Snelders with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 24 :(lyn) S_Malbranque barges Doria off the ball
          ...  S_Gerrard gathers up the loose ball
Min. 26 :(lyn) M_Ball sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  J_A_Vardy runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  K_Zuma hits it out for a throw
Min. 30 :(lyn) J_Cojon kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He swings the ball in
          ...  P_Pogba gets on the end of the pass
          ...  He is in space!
          ...  P_Pogba aims for the top right corner !
          ...  Rafael is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 32 :(lyn) J_Valdivia pass splits open the defence and finds S_Malbranque
          ...  Varane gets in the way of the ball and clears!
Min. 33 :(lyn) J_Valdivia bursts into the box and cuts the ball back to T_Alderweirel
          ...  Doria wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 33 :(chs) R_Lewandowski runs at T_Alderweirel
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  R_Lewandowski flings a shot at goal !
          ...  T_Snelders can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  T_Snelders makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 34 :(chs) S_Gerrard controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs P_Jones
          ...  He puts in R_Lewandowski!
          ...  But J_Diakiese slides in
Min. 35 :(lyn) Curled in dangerously from M_Ball to J_Valdivia
          ...  J_Valdivia with his head down lets it go !
          ...  Rafael with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 36 :(chs) Drexler has it now
          ...  He takes on P_Jones
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in R_Lewandowski!
          ...  R_Lewandowski with the attempt at goal!
          ...  T_Snelders tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Park floats the ball in!
          ...  It goes straight into the arms of T_Snelders
Min. 37 :(chs) Drexler brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  R_Lewandowski makes himself available
          ...  R_Lewandowski with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  T_Snelders with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 37 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy beats M_Madl
          ...  That was a quick burst of pace to set him free
          ...  M_Madl goes in studs first
          ...  YELLOW CARD!! He is in the book for that one
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 38 :(lyn) P_Pogba with a pinpoint pass to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 39 :(chs) Park hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  K_Zuma latches onto it!
          ...  K_Zuma with a stunning strike !
          ...  Looks like it should be T_Snelders's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  T_Snelders looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 40 :(lyn) S_Malbranque knocks the ball past the lunge of S_Pearce
          ...  S_Malbranque hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  Rafael watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 42 :(chs) M_Madl finds his way through
          ...  He sets up the shot
          ...  But J_Diakiese slides in
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(lyn) P_Pogba with a pinpoint pass to J_Cojon
          ...  J_Cojon belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  Rafael acrobatically tips it over !!
          ...  Great keeping!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque swings it in!
          ...  S_Gerrard wins the ball
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 46 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  T_Alderweirel with the goal bound shot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Rafael dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had Rafael beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Alderweirel swings it in!
          ...  Rafael comes out and claims it!
Min. 46 :(chs) S_Gerrard with a throw in
          ...  He throws the ball across to Varane
          ...  C_Luciano reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 47 :(lyn) P_Pogba retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  J_A_Vardy latches onto the end of it
          ...  J_A_Vardy rifles it to the far post !
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 48 :(chs) S_Pearce takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past T_Alderweirel
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  S_Pearce runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 49 :(lyn) M_Ball moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Pogba
          ...  P_Pogba attempts a lob!
          ...  But Rafael makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 49 :(chs) Doria is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  R_Lewandowski latches onto the ball
          ...  R_Lewandowski with the side footed shot!
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  But it hits off T_Snelders's back!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Very unlucky for !
          ...  Lyon 2-1 Chelsea ...

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 2-1 Chelsea

Min. 46 :(lyn) S_Malbranque is out on the left
          ...  He moves the ball right to J_A_Vardy
          ...  From long range J_A_Vardy bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that?
Min. 48 :(lyn) C_Luciano has time and space on the edge of the box
          ...  C_Luciano with the overhead !
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 49 :(chs) Drexler plays a first time ball through the defence to S_Gerrard
          ...  S_Gerrard sees T_Snelders off his line !
          ...  It floats over T_Snelders
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 50 :(chs) S_Pearce with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from P_Jones
          ...  P_Jones recovers to win the ball back
Min. 52 :(lyn) P_Jones is down clutching his leg
          ...  He is ok to carry on though
Min. 52 :(chs) P_Coutinho beats his marker
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  P_Coutinho sees T_Snelders off his line !
          ...  Saved by T_Snelders
Min. 54 :(lyn) P_Pogba crosses into the box, finding J_A_Vardy
          ...  But M_Madl puts the ball out of play
Min. 54 :(chs) S_Pearce beats J_Diakiese
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves M_Atkinson
          ...  Fine tackle by T_Alderweirel
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 56 :(lyn) C_Luciano gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past Varane!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  M_Madl wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 61 :(lyn) M_Ball with the dribble
          ...  This is a great chance
          ...  Drexler robs him of the ball
Min. 62 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy beats M_Madl
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  J_A_Vardy launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But the ball goes harmlessly wide
Min. 65 :(chs) Chelsea restructured their strategy to L
Min. 68 :(lyn) J_Valdivia runs forward
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by S_Pearce !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 74 :(chs) R_Lewandowski sidesteps his marker
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  But M_Ball wins the ball
Min. 75 :(lyn) Rodrigo is coming on for J_A_Vardy and playing FW
Min. 75 :(lyn) M_Ball sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to J_Valdivia
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by M_Madl
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque crosses it in!
          ...  Rodrigo loses his marker
          ...  He gets his head onto it!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Hammered into the top corner!
          ...  He salutes the Lyon fans!!
          ...  Lyon 3-1 Chelsea ...
Min. 80 :(chs) G_Burdisso is ready to come on to replace Doria
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 80 :(chs) Robertinho is being prepared to come on
          ...  K_Zuma is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 80 :(chs) M_Vucinic is coming on for S_Gerrard and will play FW
Min. 80 :(lyn) Rodrigo barges S_Pearce off the ball
          ...  But R_Lewandowski clears the ball to safety
Min. 81 :(chs) Robertinho plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  M_Vucinic decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  M_Vucinic goes for goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He puts his hands to his ears!!
          ...  He is winding the Lyon fans up!!
          ...  They greet the gesture with jeers!
          ...  That's given Chelsea a lifeline!
          ...  Lyon 3-2 Chelsea ...
Min. 82 :(lyn) J_Valdivia has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Varane!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  J_Valdivia bears down on goal!
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Right into the top corner!
          ...  Lyon 4-2 Chelsea ...
Min. 83 :(chs) S_Pearce sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  R_Lewandowski runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  R_Lewandowski curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  T_Snelders makes a comfortable save
          ...  He wasn't troubled there
Min. 84 :(chs) Park finds R_Lewandowski with a ball over the defence
          ...  R_Lewandowski with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  T_Snelders tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by M_Vucinic
          ...  T_Snelders fists it away!
Min. 85 :(lyn) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  D_Costa will come on for J_Valdivia and play FW
Min. 86 :(lyn) D_Costa finds a hole in the defence
          ...  D_Costa has time and space!
          ...  He tries the lob!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  That was a woeful effort
Min. 87 :(lyn) Rodrigo takes on Varane
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  A thundering drive by Rodrigo !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(lyn) M_Ball retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  P_Pogba gets on the end of it
          ...  A cracking drive from P_Pogba !
          ...  Rafael watches it sail wide!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stade de Gerland
Attendance           : 72,977
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : J_Valdivia (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_A_Vardy (8), J_Valdivia (13,82), Rodrigo (75)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Chelsea Match Info
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Best player          : R_Lewandowski
Scorers              : R_Lewandowski (49), M_Vucinic (81)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_Madl (37)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |     Chelsea
Attempts on Goal     :          21        |       16
Off target           :          12        |       6
On target            :           9        |       10
Possession           :          44        |       56
Corners              :           3        |       3
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           0        |       1
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       8
Key Tackles          :           7        |       12
Key Passes           :          19        |       12
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Final Score          : Lyon 4 - 2 Chelsea
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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  35   2   3   4  16 |  96  10   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
C_Luciano      DF   2  26   7   7  31 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
P_Jones        DF   2  25  12   6  28 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  25   8   9  31 |  96   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
J_Diakiese     DF   3  25   8   6  18 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  20  20
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  27  10  33 |  96   0   0   1   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  25   6
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  25  12  21 |  96   0   0   4   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  40  13
M_Ball         MF   2  12  25   4  23 |  96   0   1   8   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  80   0
J_Cojon        AM   2   7  25  15  22 |  96   0   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35   5
J_Valdivia     FW   2   5  10  26  31 |  89   0   0   3   1   3   2   0   0   0   0  45  65
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  26  20 |  79   0   0   1   0   5   1   0   0   0  20  30  54
T_Butcher      GK   2  25   8   7  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Carlos       DF   3  24  11   6  11 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Burt         MF   1   7  23   9  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Rodrigo        FW   1   7   7  24  20 |  17   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  31
D_Costa        FW   3   7   9  23  42 |   7   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1

Player Statistics - Chelsea
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Rafael         GK  29   2   2   2  20 |  96   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10   0   0   0
Doria          DF   3  26   7   4  32 |  84   0   2   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  25   0
S_Pearce       DF   1  24   7  10  18 |  96   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  10   1
M_Madl         DF   3  24   8   6  22 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  78  -2  -2
Varane         DF   2  23   9   6  10 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
K_Zuma         DF   3  23   6   7  33 |  84   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0  20   0   6
Drexler        MF   3   8  27   9  12 |  96   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
Park           MF   1   6  27   9  23 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
S_Gerrard      MF   2   6  26  17  21 |  84   0   2   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  20   1
P_Coutinho     MF   2   7  24  15  31 |  96   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
R_Lewandowski  FW   2   9   8  26  20 |  96   0   1   0   0   8   1   0   0   0   0 -20  33
J_Bond         GK  27   3   3   3  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Burdisso     DF   2  25   5   9  39 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Castias      MF   2   9  28   9  29 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Robertinho     MF   3   5  24   5  10 |  12   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0 -20   5 -20
M_Vucinic      FW   2   8   8  26  14 |  12   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  30
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