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Division 2, Week 4

Lyon 4 - 1 Manchester City

Division Two League Match, Lyon vs. Manchester City (Sun Dec 01)


                                 Lyon  |  Manchester City
                              4-4-2 P  |  4-4-2 P
                           Care Taker  |  Tony McCleary
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK Hugo_Lloris
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF C_Fuchs
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF D_Gallagher
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF W_Reid
                         L_Amoroso DF  |  DF La_Huntellio
                            Didier MF  |  MF Caoimhin_Og
                            Ribery MF  |  MF S_Pittman
                           J_Fleck MF  |  MF Bebeto
                          A_Karnak MF  |  MF Boriska
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW JobLot
                         Dyorkaeff FW  |  FW L_Griffiths
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB Cloisten
                         T_Butcher SUB |  SUB Jumbalia
                           P_Pogba SUB |  SUB D_Boyata
                            M_Ball SUB |  SUB Thiago_C
                           D_Costa SUB |  SUB Sobhi

Referee: J_Underhill (Scotland)


Min. 1  :(lyn) A_Karnak takes advantage of a mistake by Caoimhin_Og
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  A_Karnak fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris guesses right
Min. 1  :(mnc) L_Griffiths jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  L_Griffiths could have let it bounce!
          ...  OOOOOOHHHHHHHH
          ...  It grazes the post and goes wide
Min. 4  :(mnc) JobLot beats T_Alderweirel
          ...  It looked like he pushed his marker
          ...  "Play On!" Waves J_Underhill
          ...  JobLot sends it flying towards goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 7  :(lyn) J_Fleck holds the ball up
          ...  He sees Dyorkaeff in space!
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by C_Fuchs !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 7  :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og drives the ball across field
          ...  It comes to La_Huntellio
          ...  La_Huntellio with a blistering shot !
          ...  G_Pagliuca with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 8  :(lyn) J_Fleck hoofs it up field to find Dyorkaeff
          ...  Dyorkaeff hits a great shot !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Karnak chips the ball into the area!
          ...  La_Huntellio gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 14 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og passes the ball to Boriska
          ...  Ribery fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
Min. 15 :(mnc) La_Huntellio brings the ball into the opposing area
          ...  T_Alderweirel wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 16 :(lyn) D_Rortugal beats W_Reid
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  A cheeky lob from D_Rortugal !
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris dives to his left
          ...  I think Hugo_Lloris just got a hand on that one
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 17 :(lyn) D_Rortugal sidesteps his marker
          ...  He was too quick for his marker
          ...  Good sliding challenge from Bebeto
Min. 18 :(lyn) Didier beats C_Fuchs
          ...  His quick feet took him past the defender
          ...  Didier with a stunning strike !
          ...  He hits the side netting
Min. 24 :(mnc) JobLot takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past the defender
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  D_Rortugal with a bad challenge
          ...  J_Underhill will want to speak to him
          ...  J_Underhill ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Care Taker looks relieved
Min. 24 :(mnc) JobLot sprints forward with the ball
          ...  D_Rortugal robs him of the ball
Min. 26 :(mnc) Bebeto controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball out to the left!
          ...  L_Griffiths gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  T_Alderweirel with the tackle
          ...  He came to the rescue there!
Min. 30 :(mnc) JobLot with a real burst of pace
          ...  He leaves T_Alderweirel behind
          ...  J_Diakiese takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 35 :(lyn) Lyon switch to playing E
Min. 38 :(lyn) The ball is passed in from Didier, he finds T_Alderweirel
          ...  T_Alderweirel with his head down lets it go !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 39 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og finds La_Huntellio on the edge of the box
          ...  La_Huntellio with a thundering shot!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 42 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff plays a clever one-two with his team mate
          ...  He heads towards the goal
          ...  He slides it past the defender!
          ...  C_Fuchs with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 44 :(mnc) Bebeto with a precise ball to L_Griffiths
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from L_Amoroso
Min. 45 :(lyn) D_Rortugal runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off D_Gallagher back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  D_Rortugal flings a shot at goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by T_Alderweirel!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris easily claims the ball!
Min. 45 :(mnc) Boriska controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  JobLot gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  J_Diakiese with the foul
          ...  He received a good talking to from J_Underhill
Min. 47 :(lyn) Didier plays a first time ball through the defence to Dyorkaeff
          ...  W_Reid seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 48 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff with the mazy run
          ...  How he got through those defenders I don't know
          ...  He sets himself up for the shot
          ...  Dyorkaeff flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by A_Karnak!
          ...  Dyorkaeff gets to it!
          ...  It clips the post!!
          ...  The net bulges !!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's given Lyon the lead!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 49 :(lyn) D_Rortugal cuts through the defence
          ...  But Bebeto will cut out the threat
Min. 49 :(mnc) S_Pittman with the heel pass to JobLot
          ...  JobLot with a thundering drive!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca hits it away
          ...  He could have held onto that!

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

Min. 47 :(lyn) Ribery pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  D_Rortugal is clean through!
          ...  W_Reid intercepts the pass
Min. 50 :(lyn) A_Karnak miskicks!
          ...  He finds T_Alderweirel though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  C_Fuchs clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 51 :(mnc) W_Reid beats one
          ...  Goes past the second
          ...  He keeps going
          ...  fantastic skill!!
          ...  J_Diakiese cleanly tackles him
          ...  He judged that well
Min. 53 :(mnc) Bebeto looks around for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to S_Pittman
          ...  S_Pittman with the drive!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 54 :(lyn) Didier is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to J_Diakiese
          ...  D_Gallagher cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 55 :(lyn) T_Butcher is going to be brought on
          ...  P_Jones is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 56 :(lyn) Didier comes to collect the ball
          ...  Great turn!!!
          ...  Superb play
          ...  Didier could have let it bounce!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 56 :(mnc) JobLot takes possession
          ...  He has his back towards goal
          ...  He turns well
          ...  JobLot tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  G_Pagliuca blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 58 :(lyn) A_Karnak runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Dyorkaeff
          ...  Dyorkaeff with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 59 :(lyn) A_Karnak brings the ball under control
          ...  He sees a team mate in space!
          ...  He plays the ball in to him!
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A well-placed shot from D_Rortugal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  A quality strike
          ...  Lyon 2-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 63 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds JobLot
          ...  T_Butcher gets the foot in to win the ball
Min. 64 :(lyn) J_Fleck is taking a throw in
          ...  He dries the ball on his shirt
          ...  He throws the ball to Dyorkaeff
          ...  Dyorkaeff has his eyes on the goal!
          ...  He fires the ball goal ward!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 65 :(lyn) M_Ball will replace Didier and play MF
Min. 65 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  Dyorkaeff unleashes a pile driver !
          ...  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. 65 :(lyn) D_Rortugal nutmegs the defender, he continues to run forward
          ...  Hugo_Lloris with a reckless challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  J_Underhill calls him for a talk
          ...  The ref gives a PENALTY !!
          ...  That's a scandalous decision!
          ...  D_Rortugal takes it
          ...  Hugo_Lloris dives
          ...  GOAL!!
          ...  The keeper had no chance there!
          ...  Lyon 3-0 Manchester City...
Min. 66 :(lyn) Ribery hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  T_Butcher latches onto it!
          ...  T_Butcher belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 67 :(lyn) M_Ball retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  D_Rortugal gets on the end of it
          ...  D_Rortugal carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris makes himself big
          ...  Superb Stop !
          ...  Well that one would have delighted him
Min. 67 :(mnc) Bebeto backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  JobLot latches onto the end of it
          ...  JobLot with the side footed shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  G_Pagliuca is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone in
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Lyon 3-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 71 :(mnc) C_Fuchs is forced to retreat
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He has put it into his own net!!
          ...  Lyon 4-1 Manchester City ...
Min. 71 :(mnc) S_Pittman with the cross-field pass to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  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!
          ...  S_Pittman floats the ball in!
          ...  Caoimhin_Og with the header
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes a fine save
Min. 72 :(lyn) L_Amoroso knocks the ball past the lunge of W_Reid
          ...  L_Amoroso goes for the top corner !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 74 :(mnc) L_Griffiths breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on G_Pagliuca!
          ...  A_Karnak brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  J_Underhill reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
Min. 75 :(lyn) D_Costa takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace Dyorkaeff as FW
Min. 80 :(lyn) M_Ball moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to A_Karnak
          ...  A_Karnak keeps his head down as he hits the shot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris parries it
          ...  The defender clears it
Min. 80 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og is clutching his leg!
          ...  He gets to his feet
          ...  He signals to the bench he can't carry on
Min. 80 :(mnc) Thiago_C comes on for Caoimhin_Og and will play MF to the delight of the fans
Min. 82 :(mnc) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Jumbalia will come on for C_Fuchs and play DF
Min. 82 :(mnc) Sobhi is coming on and JobLot is being brought off
          ...  Looks likely he will go and play FW
Min. 85 :(lyn) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  D_Costa seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  D_Gallagher is called for the holding foul
          ...  Looked like a fair jump
          ...  The referee got it wrong
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll have to watch himself now
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(lyn) D_Rortugal is through on goal
          ...  D_Rortugal with the goal bound shot!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris manages to turn it behind
Min. 89 :(mnc) A defence splitting pass from Boriska to Sobhi
          ...  A cracking drive from Sobhi !
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets his body behind the ball and saves
          ...  Text book goalkeeping!
Min. 93 :(lyn) J_Fleck sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to J_Diakiese
          ...  J_Diakiese flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  But Hugo_Lloris makes a fine save
          ...  Wow!! That was close!
          ...  He had to be at his best to reach that one!
Min. 94 :(mnc) Boriska with a 50-yard pass to Sobhi
          ...  Sobhi with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Jumbalia swings it in!
          ...  G_Pagliuca easily catches it!

*************  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          : D_Rortugal (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Dyorkaeff (48), D_Rortugal (59,65 pen), C_Fuchs (71 og)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Karnak (74)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : Bebeto
Scorers              : JobLot (67)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Gallagher (85)
Injured              : Caoimhin_Og (80)
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       12
Off target           :           7        |       4
On target            :          13        |       8
Possession           :          56        |       44
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       12
Key Tackles          :           7        |       8
Key Passes           :          14        |       12
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Final Score          : Lyon 4 - 1 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_Pagliuca     GK  36   5   5   2  23 |  98   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  28  12   6  28 |  59   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  28   8   9  31 |  98   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  20  25
J_Diakiese     DF   3  28   8   6  18 |  98   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
L_Amoroso      DF   2  27   6   9  11 |  98   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
Didier         MF   3   6  30   8  33 |  69   0   0   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  30   2
Ribery         MF   1   7  29  10  33 |  98   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  27   7  31 |  98   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  26  15  31 |  98   0   0   3   2   2   0   1   0   0  -2  58   8
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  30  21 |  98   0   1   0   0   5   2   0   0   0  20   0  76
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  79   0   0   0   0   6   1   0   0   0  20  20  63
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  28   9   7  23 |  39   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |  29   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
D_Costa        FW   3   7   9  25  42 |  19   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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Hugo_Lloris    GK  34   3   2   3  13 |  98  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  29   8  10  32 |  86   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40 -20   0
D_Gallagher    DF   1  29   8   9  43 |  98   0   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2  -2
W_Reid         DF   2  28   7   9  41 |  98   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
La_Huntellio   DF   2  27   7   9  20 |  98   0   1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -14
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  30   8  32 |  84   0   0   3   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  30   5
S_Pittman      MF   3   9  29  11  40 |  98   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
Bebeto         MF   1   9  28   7  30 |  98   0   2   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  55   0
Boriska        MF   1   8  24  17  22 |  98   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  27  30 |  86   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
L_Griffiths    FW   2   9   4  26  31 |  98   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Cloisten       GK  19   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jumbalia       DF   2  25   8  10  33 |  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Boyata       DF   2  24   6  11  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Thiago_C       MF   1  10  26   9  21 |  14   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
Sobhi          FW   2   7   7  25  21 |  12   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
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