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Division 1, Week 9

Lyon 2 - 0 Manchester City

Division One League Match, Lyon vs. Manchester City (Sun Dec 23)


                                 Lyon  |  Manchester City
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-4-2 P
                           Care Taker  |  Tony McCleary
                                       |
                        T_Snelders GK  |  GK N_Winneke
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF C_Fuchs
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF M_A_Nastasic
                         L_Amoroso DF  |  DF W_Reid
                         A_Girrese DF  |  DF M_Rojo
                           Platini MF  |  MF L_Diame
                      S_Malbranque MF  |  MF M_Scholl
                           P_Pogba MF  |  MF Eduardo
                          A_Karnak MF  |  MF Caoimhin_Og
                         J_A_Vardy FW  |  FW G_Botti
                      P_Aubameyang FW  |  FW M_Skiba
                                       |
                        R_Edgehill SUB |  SUB J_A_Hart
                        J_Diakiese SUB |  SUB La_Huntellio
                           J_Cojon SUB |  SUB D_Boyata
                          S_Defour SUB |  SUB S_Nakamoto
                         L_McQueen SUB |  SUB JobLot

Referee: O_Bundy (USA)


Min. 1  :(mnc) G_Botti sidesteps T_Butcher
          ...  A_Karnak pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  O_Bundy has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by O_Bundy!
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Tony McCleary looks annoyed that there was no card there
Min. 2  :(lyn) S_Malbranque takes on the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to P_Aubameyang
          ...  P_Aubameyang runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  N_Winneke tips it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Jones drives it into the box!
          ...  N_Winneke jumps well to claim it!
Min. 2  :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og gets to the by line
          ...  He looks up and lobs in a cross
          ...  G_Botti is unmarked
          ...  G_Botti looks to see where T_Snelders is!
          ...  He rifles in the shot!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 3  :(lyn) Platini threads the through ball to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy breaks clear!
          ...  He tries to take it round N_Winneke
          ...  He nutmegs N_Winneke
          ...  It goes wide!!
Min. 5  :(mnc) G_Botti knocks it past L_Amoroso and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  G_Botti looks to see where T_Snelders is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But T_Snelders with the difficult save
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by G_Botti!
          ...  T_Snelders easily claims the ball!
Min. 6  :(lyn) P_Pogba with a glorious long pass to L_Amoroso
          ...  M_A_Nastasic is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  O_Bundy shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
Min. 7  :(lyn) J_A_Vardy with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows the defender a clean set of heals
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  M_Rojo takes possession
Min. 10 :(lyn) L_Amoroso with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past C_Fuchs
          ...  L_Amoroso with the chance !
          ...  But N_Winneke reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 15 :(mnc) Eduardo hits in a wicked shot!
          ...  It hits the defender
          ...  G_Botti latches onto it!
          ...  G_Botti with a stunning strike !
          ...  But T_Snelders makes an easy save
Min. 16 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past W_Reid!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  Eduardo hits it out for a throw
Min. 18 :(lyn) P_Pogba runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs L_Diame
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by W_Reid
Min. 19 :(lyn) A_Karnak latches onto the ball
          ...  He has some space now
          ...  A cracking drive from A_Karnak !
          ...  N_Winneke parries it, he follows it up
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  The defence had gone walk about!
          ...  That's put Lyon in front!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 21 :(lyn) Platini beats one
          ...  Knocks it past a second
          ...  And finds J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  But N_Winneke parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 21 :(mnc) M_Scholl with the towering header to M_Skiba
          ...  M_Skiba tries to beat T_Snelders from outside the area!
          ...  T_Snelders parries it
Min. 22 :(lyn) Platini with the first time flick to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  N_Winneke won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 25 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang sidesteps his marker
          ...  He runs forward now
          ...  From long range P_Aubameyang bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 25 :(mnc) Eduardo plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  G_Botti decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  G_Botti hits the shot with the outside of the left foot!
          ...  But T_Snelders parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 26 :(lyn) P_Pogba whips the ball across to P_Aubameyang
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by W_Reid
          ...  He made it look easy
          ...  But he can't keep it in
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by S_Malbranque!
          ...  M_Rojo belts it clear
Min. 30 :(mnc) Eduardo wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to M_Skiba
          ...  P_Jones wins the ball!
          ...  But he caught the player also!
          ...  The ref gives nothing!
Min. 33 :(mnc) L_Diame finds G_Botti with a ball over the defence
          ...  A_Karnak slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 34 :(lyn) P_Pogba gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past M_Rojo!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  P_Pogba fires a shot at goal !
          ...  N_Winneke just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 38 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past T_Butcher
          ...  He puts in M_Skiba!
          ...  M_Skiba has a go!
          ...  T_Snelders with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 42 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og miskicks!
          ...  He finds Eduardo though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  But P_Jones wins the ball
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lyn) P_Jones gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He cuts inside M_A_Nastasic!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  P_Jones attempts a low drive!
          ...  N_Winneke gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 46 :(lyn) S_Malbranque runs at goal
          ...  He spots the run of T_Butcher
          ...  He's played him in
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  W_Reid belts it clear
Min. 47 :(lyn) S_Malbranque looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to Platini
          ...  Platini curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  It hits the post!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over

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

Min. 46 :(lyn) P_Jones is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to A_Girrese
          ...  A_Girrese attempts to nutmeg N_Winneke!
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 47 :(mnc) L_Diame has it now
          ...  He takes on A_Girrese
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in C_Fuchs!
          ...  L_Amoroso wins it well
          ...  Perfectly timed!
Min. 48 :(lyn) A_Karnak wins possession
          ...  He plays the ball across to Platini
          ...  W_Reid cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 49 :(mnc) M_Scholl with a glorious 60-yard pass to M_Rojo
          ...  M_Rojo with a thundering drive!
          ...  But T_Snelders makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 51 :(lyn) P_Jones holds the ball up
          ...  He sees A_Karnak in space!
          ...  But M_Scholl with the fine tackle
Min. 51 :(mnc) Eduardo plays a long ball to W_Reid
          ...  W_Reid hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Caoimhin_Og!
          ...  W_Reid with the header
          ...  T_Snelders goes down well to save
Min. 55 :(lyn) J_Diakiese replaces T_Butcher to play as a DF
Min. 56 :(mnc) C_Fuchs holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to L_Diame
          ...  L_Diame has a go!
          ...  T_Snelders narrows the angle and turns the ball away to safety
Min. 60 :(lyn) J_Cojon is coming on for S_Malbranque and will play MF
Min. 63 :(lyn) J_Cojon jumps over the defender's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  What a shot from J_Cojon !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  N_Winneke is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And N_Winneke reacts well to palm it behind!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by A_Karnak!
          ...  C_Fuchs belts it clear
Min. 63 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og miskicks!
          ...  He finds G_Botti though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  Well executed sliding challenge from P_Aubameyang
Min. 65 :(lyn) L_McQueen is going to be brought on
          ...  J_A_Vardy is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 65 :(lyn) Lyon switch to playing C
Min. 65 :(mnc) G_Botti boots it towards M_Scholl
          ...  A powerful shot by M_Scholl !
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 66 :(mnc) M_Skiba 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!
          ...  But A_Girrese will cut out the threat
Min. 68 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang pushes it past the defender
          ...  L_Diame is called for the holding foul
          ...  Well spotted by the referee
          ...  He's warned for that one
          ...  Anymore like that and he will find himself in the book
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  Platini passes to L_McQueen
          ...  L_McQueen hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  N_Winneke with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He showed great Reflexes there
Min. 70 :(mnc) La_Huntellio replaces an unhappy M_A_Nastasic and will play as a DF
Min. 70 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto is being brought on
          ...  L_Diame is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 70 :(mnc) JobLot replaces an unhappy M_Skiba and will play as a FW
Min. 70 :(lyn) P_Pogba beats W_Reid
          ...  He showed great skill there
          ...  P_Pogba with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 71 :(mnc) G_Botti runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off A_Girrese back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  G_Botti heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  But T_Snelders reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 77 :(lyn) P_Pogba curls the ball out wide to L_McQueen
          ...  L_McQueen attempts a chip!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  It looks like he enjoyed that one!!
          ...  He is dancing round the corner flag!
          ...  Lyon 2-0 Manchester City ...
Min. 78 :(lyn) P_Aubameyang changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Cojon
          ...  J_Cojon with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  N_Winneke dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had N_Winneke beaten!
Min. 80 :(mnc) M_Scholl with a glorious 60-yard pass to G_Botti
          ...  But L_Amoroso reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 81 :(lyn) Platini squares it to P_Jones
          ...  P_Jones with the overhead !
          ...  N_Winneke with an easy save
          ...  He just oozes confidence
Min. 81 :(mnc) W_Reid finds his way through
          ...  The offside trap didn't work
          ...  W_Reid with the cheeky shot!
          ...  T_Snelders makes a good save
Min. 83 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og floats the ball in to find JobLot
          ...  A delicate header from JobLot !
          ...  T_Snelders just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 84 :(lyn) A_Karnak skips the challenge from C_Fuchs
          ...  A_Karnak with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 84 :(lyn) A_Girrese spits at W_Reid
          ...  He could be off!!
          ...  O_Bundy calls him over
          ...  The ref is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 84 :(mnc) S_Nakamoto with the first time flick to M_Scholl
          ...  M_Scholl with a scorcher of a shot !
          ...  It hits the outside of the post
          ...  And spins wide
Min. 85 :(mnc) Eduardo jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to G_Botti
          ...  But A_Girrese sees the pass and cuts it out
Min. 86 :(lyn) A_Girrese with a first time pass
          ...  L_Amoroso runs onto it!
          ...  JobLot wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on

*************  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_Jones (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : A_Karnak (19), L_McQueen (77)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Girrese (84)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : G_Botti
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : M_A_Nastasic (6)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       | Manchester City
Attempts on Goal     :          18        |       15
Off target           :           9        |       5
On target            :           9        |       10
Possession           :          54        |       46
Corners              :           3        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           4        |       7
Key Tackles          :           8        |       8
Key Passes           :          15        |       18
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Final Score          : Lyon 2 - 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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T_Snelders     GK  37   2   3   4  16 |  94  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  95   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  27  12   6  28 |  94   0   2   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  20  10
T_Butcher      DF   2  27   8   7  23 |  58   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Amoroso      DF   2  26   6   9  11 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
A_Girrese      DF   1  26   8   8  32 |  94   0   2   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  98  28  19
Platini        MF   3   4  29   6  32 |  94   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  60  21
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  28  10  33 |  63   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |  94   0   0   3   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  45   2
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  25  14  31 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   1   0   0   0  20  10  31
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  27  20 |  68   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   7
P_Aubameyang   FW   2   6   8  26  38 |  94   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10   6
R_Edgehill     GK  27   2   5   2  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  27   8   6  18 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cojon        MF   2   7  26  16  22 |  31   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   6
S_Defour       MF   2   8  25  11  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_McQueen      FW   1   8  10  25  10 |  26   0   0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0   0   0  35

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  32   2   2   3  20 |  94   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  28   8   9  32 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -10 -20
M_A_Nastasic   DF   1  28   2   2  45 |  73   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
W_Reid         DF   2  27   7   9  41 |  94   0   4   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  80   0  11
M_Rojo         DF   1  27   6   8  20 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
L_Diame        MF   1  10  31   5  32 |  73   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   5
M_Scholl       MF   2  10  30  10  22 |  94   0   1   3   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10 -18
Eduardo        MF   2   7  29   8  21 |  94   0   1   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  50   0
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  29   8  32 |  94   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
G_Botti        FW   1   8   9  29  32 |  94   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  21
M_Skiba        FW   1   8   8  24  32 |  73   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
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 |  21   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
S_Nakamoto     MF   3   4  26  16  32 |  21   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  21   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
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