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Division 2, Week 21

Lyon 1 - 0 Liverpool

Division Two League Match, Lyon vs. Liverpool (Wed Mar 25)


                                 Lyon  |  Liverpool
                              4-4-2 P  |  4-1-2-1-2 P
                        Neil Stockley  |  Mike McLeod
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK Fabianski
                       A_Ranocchia DF  |  DF W_Van_Boer
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF Reinaldo
                         L_Amoroso DF  |  DF G_V_D_Wiel
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF Renald
                            Ribery MF  |  DM X_Shaqiri
                            Didier MF  |  MF N_Schulz
                         C_Ronaldo MF  |  MF J_Henderson
                           P_Pogba MF  |  AM J_Hernandez
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW Perez
                          J_Garner FW  |  FW M_Martinelli
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB S_Assenjo
                       Filipe_Luis SUB |  SUB P_Albert
                           E_Gabor SUB |  SUB M_James
                         M_Dembele SUB |  SUB T_Kroos
                         Dyorkaeff SUB |  SUB Rummenigge

Referee: J_Eriksson (Sweden)


Min. 1  :(lpl) J_Hernandez with a first time pass
          ...  M_Martinelli runs onto it!
          ...  Ribery with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Mike McLeod looks annoyed that there was no card there
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  This is very far out
          ...  J_Hernandez hoists it forward
          ...  N_Schulz gets on the end of it
          ...  N_Schulz with a thundering volley!
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets his fingertips to it
          ...  It's pushed around the post to safety
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by J_Henderson
          ...  G_Pagliuca easily claims the ball!
Min. 10 :(lpl) X_Shaqiri knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  T_Butcher plays the back pass
          ...  G_Pagliuca can't get to it!!
          ...  It goes just wide!!
          ...  Look at the relief on his face!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by N_Schulz
          ...  It is kicked away by L_Amoroso
Min. 11 :(lyn) Ribery with a glorious long pass to A_Ranocchia
          ...  A powerful header from A_Ranocchia !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  But Fabianski reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 13 :(lyn) P_Pogba turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal is clean through!
          ...  He tries to take it round Fabianski
          ...  He rounds Fabianski
          ...  He taps it towards the goal!
          ...  X_Shaqiri rushes back to get to it
Min. 17 :(lyn) P_Pogba off the woodwork.
          ...  C_Ronaldo picks up the deflection
          ...  J_Hernandez with the tackle
Min. 18 :(lpl) N_Schulz with a penetrating pass to M_Martinelli
          ...  M_Martinelli has a dig at goal!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Eriksson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 21 :(lyn) P_Pogba lays the ball back to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 23 :(lyn) D_Rortugal finds his way through
          ...  He bears down on goal
          ...  But Renald wins the ball
Min. 25 :(lyn) J_Garner takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  It's a lucky break
          ...  A powerful header from J_Garner !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  Fabianski with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 31 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo with a simple pass to P_Pogba
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel hits it out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  C_Ronaldo plays it into the danger area!
          ...  The danger is dealt with by X_Shaqiri
Min. 31 :(lpl) J_Henderson kills the ball dead
          ...  T_Butcher reads the play well
Min. 31 :(lyn) D_Rortugal sidesteps his marker
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  Renald rushes in with a crazy challenge!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  J_Eriksson reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  Ribery passes to D_Rortugal
          ...  Reinaldo takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 32 :(lyn) P_Pogba is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to J_Garner
          ...  J_Garner belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  The fans get off there seats!
          ...  Fabianski plucks the ball out of the air
          ...  Good goalkeeping there!
Min. 32 :(lpl) Renald knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He leaves the defender standing
          ...  Didier with an awful challenge
Min. 34 :(lpl) Reinaldo reads the run of M_Martinelli
          ...  T_Butcher with a well timed tackle
          ...  J_Eriksson didn't like it though
          ...  J_Eriksson tells him to calm his game down a bit
Min. 34 :(lpl) J_Hernandez with a well-controlled run
          ...  A_Ranocchia with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 34 :(lyn) Didier with the diagonal pass D_Rortugal
          ...  Reinaldo rushes in with a poor tackle!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  It's a yellow, and rightly so
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 36 :(lyn) J_Garner is injured. He's been stretchered off
Min. 36 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace J_Garner
          ...  He'll play as a FW
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 41 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff spots T_Butcher who is in acres of space
          ...  T_Butcher tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  Fabianski is beaten!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Pick that one out!!
          ...  And Lyon are leading in the game now
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Liverpool ...
Min. 42 :(lyn) Lyon changed their strategy to play C
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 47 :(lpl) Reinaldo looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to Perez
          ...  Perez hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  G_Pagliuca parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 49 :(lpl) J_Hernandez plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He looks around for options
          ...  He moves forward with the ball
          ...  Didier takes the player down!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  J_Eriksson wants a word
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  Renald knocks it forward
          ...  J_Hernandez gets on the end of it
          ...  J_Hernandez hits a curling shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 1-0 Liverpool

Min. 47 :(lyn) T_Butcher comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  W_Van_Boer reads him well and hoofs it clear
Min. 48 :(lyn) D_Rortugal chests it down
          ...  D_Rortugal with a stunning strike !
          ...  Fabianski makes a good save
Min. 48 :(lpl) J_Hernandez cuts the ball back to Perez
          ...  Perez leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 49 :(lyn) P_Pogba brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  Ribery gets on the end of the pass
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel takes the ball
          ...  OOOHHHH!!
          ...  He almost loses it straight away
          ...  But he hits it clear!
Min. 51 :(lpl) J_Henderson picks out Perez with the cross
          ...  Perez hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 53 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff pushes it past the defender
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Dyorkaeff !
          ...  But Fabianski palms it behind
          ...  J_Eriksson has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 55 :(lyn) D_Rortugal had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  Driven towards goal by D_Rortugal !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 55 :(lpl) N_Schulz plays it forward to J_Hernandez
          ...  J_Hernandez controls the ball well!
          ...  He hits the shot towards goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 57 :(lyn) C_Ronaldo controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs Renald
          ...  He puts in Dyorkaeff!
          ...  Renald muscles him off the ball
          ...  Looked like a good tackle but the referee has awarded them a free kick
          ...  J_Eriksson warned him
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  P_Pogba knocks it forward
          ...  Dyorkaeff gets on the end of it
          ...  Renald steals the ball of off him
Min. 62 :(lpl) M_Martinelli kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  Perez gets on the end of the pass
          ...  C_Ronaldo fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
Min. 64 :(lyn) D_Rortugal flicks it past Reinaldo
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  W_Van_Boer with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 65 :(lpl) T_Kroos is coming on and J_Hernandez is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play AM
Min. 65 :(lpl) Liverpool will now play D
Min. 67 :(lyn) D_Rortugal sidesteps Reinaldo
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  But Renald sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 70 :(lyn) Filipe_Luis will replace the useless Didier and will play DF
Min. 71 :(lpl) Renald is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  M_Martinelli latches onto the end of it
          ...  Ribery goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 75 :(lpl) Rummenigge comes on for M_Martinelli and takes up a FW role
Min. 76 :(lyn) J_Diakiese crosses to D_Rortugal
          ...  Reinaldo gets the foot in to win the ball
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Dyorkaeff swings it in!
          ...  Fabianski reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 77 :(lyn) L_Amoroso with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows G_V_D_Wiel a clean set of heals
          ...  N_Schulz makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Pogba chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  It is cleared by X_Shaqiri
Min. 80 :(lpl) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  P_Albert will come on for W_Van_Boer and play DF
Min. 80 :(lpl) G_V_D_Wiel has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Rortugal
          ...  He puts in T_Kroos!
          ...  But J_Diakiese slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 81 :(lyn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Ribery is through!
          ...  Renald slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 83 :(lyn) J_Diakiese with the heel pass to Ribery
          ...  But X_Shaqiri clears the danger
Min. 87 :(lpl) N_Schulz with a one-touch layoff to Rummenigge
          ...  Excellent sliding challenge by Dyorkaeff
          ...  He timed it well
Min. 87 :(lyn) T_Butcher with a probing pass to Dyorkaeff
          ...  G_V_D_Wiel fouls badly
          ...  J_Eriksson will want to speak to him
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from J_Eriksson
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(lyn) P_Pogba threads the through ball to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  The shot slips through Fabianski's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!

*************  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          : T_Butcher (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Butcher (41)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Ribery (71)
Injured              : J_Garner (36)
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Liverpool Match Info
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Best player          : J_Hernandez
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Renald (31), Reinaldo (34), W_Van_Boer (64)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |   Liverpool
Attempts on Goal     :          10        |       7
Off target           :           3        |       1
On target            :           7        |       6
Possession           :          51        |       49
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       3
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :          12        |       8
Key Tackles          :           5        |       12
Key Passes           :          14        |       11
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 0 Liverpool
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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  38   5   5   2  23 |  96   7   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  75   0   0   0
A_Ranocchia    DF   3  31  11  10  30 |  96   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
T_Butcher      DF   2  29   9   7  23 |  96   0   2   1   0   1   1   0   0   0  80  10  30
L_Amoroso      DF   2  28   6   9  11 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  28   9   6  18 |  96   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
Ribery         MF   1   7  30  10  33 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
Didier         MF   3   6  30   8  33 |  74   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  28   8  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  27  13  21 |  96   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  31  21 |  96   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0  12
J_Garner       FW   3   7   9  29  11 |  36   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  20  31
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Filipe_Luis    DF   2  25   4   8  41 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
E_Gabor        DM   2  19  27   5  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Dembele      MF   1  11  25   6  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  60   0   1   1   1   1   0   0   0   0  40  45  25

Player Statistics - Liverpool
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Fabianski      GK  30   3   1   5  21 |  96   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
W_Van_Boer     DF   1  32   6   7  32 |  84   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
Reinaldo       DF   1  31  12   7  20 |  96   0   2   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2 -22
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  29  12   5  20 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
Renald         DF   2  29   8  10  31 |  96   0   4   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  78   8  -2
X_Shaqiri      DM   1  18  27   8  29 |  96   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
N_Schulz       MF   1   8  28  16  21 |  96   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   5
J_Henderson    MF   2   8  27  10  30 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Hernandez    AM   1   8  27  20  26 |  69   0   1   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  10
Perez          FW   3   9   8  28  30 |  96   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  -9
M_Martinelli   FW   1  10  10  26  12 |  79   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   5
S_Assenjo      GK  29   3   3   4  34 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Albert       DF   2  27   8   7  22 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_James        MF   2  11  26  15  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Kroos        AM   3   8  26  21  30 |  27   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Rummenigge     FW   3   8   5  25  22 |  17   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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