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Division 2, Week 19

Lyon 1 - 0 Manchester City

Division Two League Match, Lyon vs. Manchester City (Sun Sep 08)


                                 Lyon  |  Manchester City
                          4-1-3-1-1 C  |  4-4-2 C
                           Care Taker  |  Tony McCleary
                                       |
                          G_Buffon GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF C_Fuchs
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF D_Gallagher
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF Z_Camara
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF Tommy_Smith
                              Boli DM  |  MF S_Pittman
                            Didier MF  |  MF I_Falque
                        M_Overmars MF  |  MF Bebeto
                           J_Fleck MF  |  MF Thiago_C
                           P_Pogba AM  |  FW JobLot
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW M_Skiba
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB J_A_Hart
                         A_Girrese SUB |  SUB La_Huntellio
                          A_Karnak SUB |  SUB Jumbalia
                            M_Ball SUB |  SUB A_Zabarte
                         Dyorkaeff SUB |  SUB A_Manderoux

Referee: K_Clark (Scotland)


Min. 4  :(lyn) P_Pogba gets possession in his own half
          ...  P_Pogba with an overhead kick !
          ...  He gets a connection
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 8  :(lyn) T_Alderweirel is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to T_Butcher
          ...  S_Pittman wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Overmars swings it in!
          ...  Z_Camara wins the ball
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 10 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel with the Cruyff turn
          ...  T_Alderweirel sees N_Winneke off his line !
          ...  N_Winneke takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 12 :(lyn) P_Pogba picks up a loose ball
          ...  P_Pogba tries one from the edge of the box !
          ...  But N_Winneke tips it over
          ...  K_Clark has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 13 :(lyn) J_Fleck finds Didier with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Didier is clean through!
          ...  He rounds N_Winneke
          ...  He dinks it over N_Winneke
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's put Lyon in front!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 14 :(mnc) JobLot nutmegs P_Jones
          ...  JobLot with the strike !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 17 :(lyn) D_Rortugal knocks it past D_Gallagher and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  D_Rortugal hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But he puts it well wide
          ...  That was a mishit effort!
Min. 22 :(lyn) D_Rortugal takes possession on the edge of the box
          ...  But Z_Camara wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Pogba hits it towards the far post!
          ...  The ball comes to M_Overmars
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  N_Winneke gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  He has put it wide !!
          ...  He puts his hands on his head in despair!
Min. 23 :(mnc) I_Falque can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to D_Gallagher
          ...  T_Butcher pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 24 :(mnc) JobLot runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs D_Rortugal
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  JobLot aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  But G_Buffon makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 25 :(lyn) Didier has it now
          ...  He takes on Tommy_Smith
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Rortugal!
          ...  D_Rortugal with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 28 :(lyn) J_Fleck runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off Z_Camara back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  Z_Camara reads the situation well and wins the ball
          ...  But it goes out
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  M_Overmars swings it in!
          ...  D_Gallagher belts it clear
Min. 28 :(mnc) S_Pittman slides the ball across to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  G_Buffon is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Thiago_C drives it into the box!
          ...  T_Butcher clears the corner
Min. 30 :(lyn) D_Rortugal sprints past the defender
          ...  C_Fuchs seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 31 :(mnc) JobLot finds his way through
          ...  He has tremendous pace
          ...  JobLot with a thundering volley!
          ...  G_Buffon with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 32 :(lyn) D_Rortugal nutmegs M_Skiba, he continues to run forward
          ...  D_Rortugal attempts the shot!
          ...  N_Winneke with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Didier plays it towards the near post!
          ...  T_Alderweirel gets to it!
          ...  N_Winneke with a great save
          ...  He shows why he is the number 1
Min. 39 :(lyn) Didier controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs I_Falque
          ...  He puts in P_Pogba!
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by D_Gallagher
Min. 42 :(lyn) J_Fleck beats his marker
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves K_Clark
          ...  But Z_Camara puts the ball out of play
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(mnc) JobLot is too quick for the defence
          ...  Fine tackle by P_Jones
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 47 :(lyn) D_Rortugal finds a hole in the defence
          ...  D_Rortugal with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  T_Alderweirel swings it in!
          ...  N_Winneke easily catches it!
Min. 48 :(lyn) T_Butcher breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on N_Winneke!
          ...  S_Pittman brings him down!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  He's off!!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 1-0 Manchester City

Min. 48 :(mnc) M_Skiba loses his marker!
          ...  But Boli sweeps up the threat
Min. 49 :(mnc) I_Falque is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  JobLot latches onto the ball
          ...  P_Pogba brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 51 :(lyn) D_Rortugal runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs Tommy_Smith
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  D_Rortugal has a dig at goal!
          ...  It's just over!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 55 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel flicks it over Z_Camara's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  Bebeto with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on
Min. 56 :(lyn) D_Rortugal leaves his marker standing
          ...  M_Skiba goes in studs first
          ...  He had to endure a strong lecture from K_Clark
Min. 58 :(mnc) Thiago_C with a burst of pace
          ...  J_Fleck goes in with high feet!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
Min. 58 :(mnc) C_Fuchs has it now
          ...  He takes on P_Jones
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in JobLot!
          ...  JobLot attempts to drive it home!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 59 :(lyn) Didier beats C_Fuchs
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  Didier drives the ball low !
          ...  But N_Winneke comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 61 :(mnc) Tommy_Smith with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from Boli
          ...  Didier with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  He is fortunate to be given just a warning
Min. 61 :(mnc) Bebeto looks for options
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Thiago_C
          ...  T_Butcher gathers up the loose ball
Min. 65 :(mnc) Thiago_C reads the run of I_Falque
          ...  I_Falque with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  G_Buffon makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 65 :(lyn) Curled in dangerously from P_Pogba to D_Rortugal
          ...  JobLot with an awful challenge
          ...  K_Clark reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 66 :(lyn) J_Diakiese is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  He signals to the bench he can't carry on
Min. 66 :(lyn) A_Girrese replaces J_Diakiese and will play DF
Min. 66 :(mnc) Thiago_C could get a shot on goal here
          ...  But M_Overmars barges him off the ball
Min. 67 :(lyn) P_Jones finds T_Alderweirel with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  Bebeto with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  They are lining up to take this one!
          ...  P_Pogba drives it under the wall
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 70 :(mnc) La_Huntellio will replace the useless Tommy_Smith and will play DF
Min. 72 :(mnc) I_Falque sidesteps Boli
          ...  He's been running his marker ragged all game
          ...  A_Girrese with a nasty foul
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  K_Clark calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Care Taker looks relieved
Min. 75 :(lyn) M_Ball is coming on for P_Pogba and playing MF
Min. 75 :(lyn) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Lyon will now be playing D
Min. 75 :(mnc) A_Zabarte is being brought on
          ...  Bebeto is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 77 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff is going to be brought on
          ...  D_Rortugal is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 79 :(mnc) M_Skiba finds the space intelligently
          ...  Boli gets in the way and wins the ball
Min. 80 :(lyn) M_Overmars plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  A_Girrese decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Thiago_C with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 84 :(mnc) A_Zabarte with the flick on
          ...  He plays the ball across to Thiago_C
          ...  Fine tackle by P_Jones
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 85 :(mnc) JobLot steps over the ball
          ...  He nutmegs T_Alderweirel
          ...  That a lovely piece of trickery
          ...  Good sliding challenge from A_Girrese and it had to be
Min. 87 :(mnc) I_Falque puts in A_Zabarte
          ...  Didier knocks the ball back to G_Buffon
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past G_Buffon!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Thiago_C curls it into the box!
          ...  T_Butcher reads it well and clears the danger
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(mnc) M_Skiba with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  A_Girrese is late with that one
          ...  He gets up and shakes the players hand
          ...  K_Clark calls him over
          ...  K_Clark tells him he has had enough warnings
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 91 :(mnc) JobLot chests it down
          ...  J_Fleck wins the ball

*************  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          : Didier (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Didier (13)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Girrese (90)
Injured              : J_Diakiese (66)
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : I_Falque
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : S_Pittman (48)
Booked               : Bebeto (55), JobLot (65)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       6
Off target           :           7        |       3
On target            :           6        |       3
Possession           :          53        |       47
Corners              :           5        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       1
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       2
Fouls                :          10        |       9
Key Tackles          :          11        |       7
Key Passes           :           7        |       8
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 0 Manchester City
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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  34   2   3   1  22 |  96   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  55   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  28  12   6  28 |  96   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  10   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  28   8   9  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
T_Butcher      DF   2  28   9   7  23 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  28   8   6  18 |  69   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Boli           DM   2  25  11   7  32 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Didier         MF   3   6  29   8  33 |  96   0   1   2   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  20  35
M_Overmars     MF   2  10  27  14  32 |  96   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  30  21
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  27   7  31 |  96   0   1   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  25   0
P_Pogba        AM   2   8  26  13  21 |  78   0   1   1   0   3   0   0   0   0  20  10   7
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  30  21 |  80   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   9
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Girrese      DF   1  27   8   8  32 |  27   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  78  18  18
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  26  14  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |  18   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  27  23 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Manchester City
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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N_Winneke      GK  33   2   2   3  20 |  96   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  29   8  10  32 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
D_Gallagher    DF   1  29   8   9  43 |  96   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
Z_Camara       DF   2  29   4   4  36 |  96   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  80   0   0
Tommy_Smith    DF   1  28   6   8  20 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Pittman      MF   3   9  29  11  40 |  48   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   1   0  10   0 -10
I_Falque       MF   3  15  28  10  19 |  96   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0 -20  10 -15
Bebeto         MF   1   9  28   7  30 |  78   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -2
Thiago_C       MF   1  10  26   9  21 |  96   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  96   0   0   0   0   4   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  10
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  25  32 |  96   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
J_A_Hart       GK  21   3   3   3  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
La_Huntellio   DF   2  26   7   9  20 |  23   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jumbalia       DF   2  25   8  10  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Zabarte      MF   1  15  25   7  21 |  18   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
A_Manderoux    FW   3   5   9  20  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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