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Division 2, Week 3

Lyon 0 - 2 Manchester Utd

Division Two League Match, Lyon vs. Manchester Utd (Mon Oct 23)


                                 Lyon  |  Manchester Utd
                            4-3-1-2 E  |  4-3-1-2 C
                   Roberto Ciccotelli  |  Derek Purvis
                                       |
                        T_Snelders GK  |  GK N_Cambiasso
                            H_Berg DF  |  DF P_Kachu
                         C_Luciano DF  |  DF P_Hoskins
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF D_Promotion
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF J_Okore
                      S_Malbranque MF  |  MF S_Sidwell
                           P_Pogba MF  |  MF J_Maria
                            L_Burt MF  |  MF I_Anya
                           J_Cojon AM  |  AM J_J_Okocha
                         J_A_Vardy FW  |  FW Van_Tijkaan
                            T_Erak FW  |  FW A_Ribbery
                                       |
                        J_Diakiese SUB |  SUB Tom_Clements
                          R_Carlos SUB |  SUB Ben_Barcley
                            M_Ball SUB |  SUB Robinho
                     Jesus_Cordoba SUB |  SUB Brian_Lavery
                           Rodrigo SUB |  SUB D_Sturridge

Referee: M_Atkinson (England)


Min. 3  :(mnu) P_Kachu cuts the ball back to A_Ribbery
          ...  T_Alderweirel with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!, he is in the book for that one
Min. 6  :(mnu) J_Maria flicks the ball through
          ...  P_Hoskins runs onto it!
          ...  P_Hoskins hits the ball on the bounce !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  T_Snelders moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 8  :(lyn) J_Cojon gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past A_Ribbery!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  J_Maria with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  M_Atkinson calls him over
          ...  M_Atkinson is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 9  :(lyn) P_Jones plays a first time ball through the defence to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 11 :(mnu) S_Sidwell crosses to J_J_Okocha
          ...  J_J_Okocha with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  But T_Snelders parries the ball
          ...  It's picked up by the defender, much to the relief of the crowd
Min. 12 :(lyn) L_Burt is out on the right
          ...  He moves the ball left to T_Erak
          ...  T_Erak hits the shot with the inside of the right foot!
          ...  But N_Cambiasso makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 13 :(mnu) A_Ribbery takes possession
          ...  What can he do here?
          ...  Intercepted by P_Jones
Min. 18 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha with a measured pass to A_Ribbery
          ...  A_Ribbery strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  It hits the bar and goes over
          ...  Well, sometimes they go in, sometimes they don't
Min. 19 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy sidesteps P_Hoskins
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Driven towards goal by J_A_Vardy !
          ...  N_Cambiasso blocks the shot with his legs
          ...  And he gathers it!
Min. 19 :(lyn) J_Cojon backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  J_A_Vardy gets on the end of it
          ...  S_Sidwell with a nasty foul
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  He's lucky to be let off for that one
          ...  Derek Purvis looks relieved
          ...  Roberto Ciccotelli is far from happy with that decision
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  It is deep inside there own half
          ...  S_Malbranque shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to J_A_Vardy instead
          ...  J_A_Vardy runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 21 :(lyn) J_Cojon nutmegs J_Okore
          ...  J_Cojon gets up high for the header !
          ...  N_Cambiasso makes a good save
Min. 22 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to A_Ribbery
          ...  L_Burt gathers up the loose ball
Min. 23 :(mnu) S_Sidwell sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  A_Ribbery runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  Brilliantly taken away by H_Berg !!
          ...  Any youngsters out there should be taking notes
Min. 24 :(lyn) S_Malbranque looks around for some movement
          ...  He knocks the ball across to J_Cojon
          ...  But P_Hoskins puts it in row Z!
Min. 26 :(lyn) J_Cojon runs at P_Kachu
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  J_Cojon hits the ball first time!
          ...  It sails over!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 29 :(lyn) S_Malbranque is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass
          ...  P_Pogba latches onto the ball
          ...  P_Kachu pulls on his shirt
          ...  He wins the ball
          ...  The defender got away with the foul there!
Min. 29 :(mnu) The defender slips and falls over!
          ...  A_Ribbery is through!
          ...  A_Ribbery with the chance !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 32 :(lyn) The ball rolls free!
          ...  J_A_Vardy takes control of it on the half way line
          ...  He sprints past the defenders!!
          ...  J_A_Vardy with the punt towards goal!
          ...  But N_Cambiasso makes a superb stop down low.
Min. 35 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan is too quick for the defence
          ...  Van_Tijkaan tries to chip the ball over the keeper !
          ...  But T_Snelders tips it over
          ...  M_Atkinson has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 37 :(mnu) J_Okore with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows T_Alderweirel a clean set of heals
          ...  J_Okore with the punt towards goal!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But flies wide of the post!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_J_Okocha chips the ball into the area!
          ...  T_Snelders jumps well to claim it!
Min. 40 :(mnu) I_Anya drives it across the face of the goal A_Ribbery
          ...  A_Ribbery drives the shot in!
          ...  But T_Snelders parries the shot
          ...  The defender manages to scramble the ball away
Min. 41 :(lyn) J_Cojon crosses in from the wing, he finds J_A_Vardy in the box
          ...  But Van_Tijkaan wins the tackle
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 3 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(mnu) A_Ribbery cuts inside P_Jones
          ...  He worked that well
          ...  A_Ribbery tries to place it in the corner !
          ...  T_Snelders guesses right
Min. 45 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan hits a great drive!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  What a well worked goal!
          ...  And Manchester Utd are leading in the game now
          ...  Lyon 0-1 Manchester Utd ...

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

Min. 47 :(lyn) P_Jones with a smart pass to J_A_Vardy
          ...  J_A_Vardy flings a shot at goal !
          ...  But he puts it over
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 48 :(mnu) J_J_Okocha with a 50-yard pass to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  H_Berg cuts out the pass
          ...  That was close!
Min. 49 :(lyn) P_Pogba is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He throws it long to P_Jones
          ...  P_Jones with the chance !
          ...  N_Cambiasso with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 50 :(mnu) a big roar from the crowd as Ben_Barcley comes on for D_Promotion to play DF
Min. 51 :(lyn) S_Malbranque knocks the ball past the defender
          ...  From long range S_Malbranque bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But N_Cambiasso comes out and dives at his feet
          ...  That's goalkeeping at its finest
Min. 51 :(mnu) A_Ribbery with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past H_Berg
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from A_Ribbery !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The Lyon fans laugh at him
Min. 52 :(lyn) J_Cojon with a burst of pace
          ...  P_Kachu forces him off the ball
Min. 54 :(mnu) A_Ribbery controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs C_Luciano
          ...  He puts in P_Kachu!
          ...  Good sliding challenge from P_Jones
Min. 55 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery is being prepared to come on
          ...  J_J_Okocha is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 56 :(mnu) J_Maria with a precise pass to Van_Tijkaan
          ...  Van_Tijkaan flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  His manager looks unmoved
          ...  Lyon 0-2 Manchester Utd ...
Min. 59 :(lyn) T_Erak turns past the defender
          ...  He has created space for himself now
          ...  Ben_Barcley takes the player down!!
          ...  PENALTY!!
          ...  No! The ref has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Unbelievable!
Min. 60 :(mnu) Robinho is going to be brought on
          ...  I_Anya is leaving the pitch
          ...  He hasn't had the best of games today
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play MF
Min. 60 :(lyn) L_Burt takes advantage of a mistake by J_Okore
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  P_Hoskins hits it out for a throw
Min. 64 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery sidesteps T_Alderweirel
          ...  From long range Brian_Lavery bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  T_Snelders makes a difficult save
Min. 67 :(lyn) J_Cojon plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  L_Burt decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  P_Kachu seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 68 :(mnu) Ben_Barcley plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  Van_Tijkaan keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  Van_Tijkaan rifles it at the goal !
          ...  He hits the post
          ...  He follows it up!
          ...  But puts it wide!
          ...  He'll be disappointed with that
Min. 69 :(lyn) P_Pogba has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past Brian_Lavery
          ...  He puts in T_Erak!
          ...  T_Erak tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  N_Cambiasso is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And N_Cambiasso reacts well to palm it behind!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by J_Cojon
          ...  The danger is dealt with by Robinho
Min. 70 :(lyn) Lyon switch to playing A
Min. 70 :(lyn) J_A_Vardy knocks it past P_Kachu and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  P_Hoskins slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 70 :(mnu) S_Sidwell plays the early ball across the box to find A_Ribbery in space
          ...  P_Jones with the tackle
          ...  He did well to stop that attack!
Min. 72 :(lyn) T_Erak is rolling on the ground!
          ...  He gets up again
          ...  Looks like a little bit of play acting
Min. 72 :(mnu) Van_Tijkaan had to stretch to reach the pass
          ...  P_Jones seizes control of the ball
          ...  He hoists it forward
Min. 75 :(lyn) Rodrigo replaces T_Erak and will play FW
Min. 76 :(mnu) J_Maria with the first time flick to Robinho
          ...  Robinho runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  But T_Snelders with the difficult save
Min. 77 :(lyn) C_Luciano pulls it back to Rodrigo
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Van_Tijkaan hits it out for a throw
Min. 78 :(lyn) S_Malbranque takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past Ben_Barcley
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  S_Malbranque aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  N_Cambiasso with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 79 :(mnu) P_Hoskins brings it under control
          ...  He takes on C_Luciano
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_Maria!
          ...  J_Maria launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 80 :(lyn) P_Jones whips the ball across to Rodrigo
          ...  Rodrigo with a stunning strike !
          ...  N_Cambiasso watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 82 :(lyn) J_Cojon has it now
          ...  He takes on P_Kachu
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_A_Vardy!
          ...  J_A_Vardy has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  N_Cambiasso with the diving save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 82 :(mnu) Brian_Lavery gets the ball on the wing
          ...  He slides the ball past the defender!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  Brian_Lavery attempts a low drive!
          ...  T_Snelders fists it away
          ...  That was a good save!
Min. 83 :(lyn) C_Luciano lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  J_A_Vardy latches on to it
          ...  J_A_Vardy with the shot !
          ...  N_Cambiasso with the acrobatic save
          ...  Well saved
Min. 84 :(lyn) Rodrigo pushes it past Ben_Barcley
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by Rodrigo !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  N_Cambiasso dives desperately to try and save it!!
          ...  He can't get to it!
          ...  But it creeps just wide!!
          ...  The deflection had N_Cambiasso beaten!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque lofts the ball in!
          ...  N_Cambiasso fists it away!
Min. 87 :(lyn) Rodrigo with the dribble
          ...  He uses his pace to get free
          ...  J_Okore with a nasty foul
          ...  M_Atkinson will want to speak to him
          ...  M_Atkinson refrained from booking him but had words
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(lyn) P_Jones with a short pass to find J_Cojon
          ...  J_Cojon chases it through, he must score !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 89 :(mnu) S_Sidwell backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Robinho latches onto the end of it
          ...  Robinho hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
Min. 90 :(mnu) Robinho drives it forward to Brian_Lavery
          ...  Brian_Lavery with the drive!
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Lyon fans behind the goal spread their arms out

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Stade de Gerland
Attendance           : 73,226
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : P_Jones
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : T_Alderweirel (3)
Injured              : N/A
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Manchester Utd Match Info
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Best player          : Van_Tijkaan (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Van_Tijkaan (45,56)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : J_Maria (8)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |  Manchester Utd
Attempts on Goal     :          17        |       18
Off target           :           7        |       9
On target            :          10        |       9
Possession           :          55        |       45
Corners              :           2        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           1        |       3
Fouls                :           3        |       5
Key Tackles          :           7        |       9
Key Passes           :          15        |       17
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Final Score          : Lyon 0 - 2 Manchester Utd
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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  34   2   3   4  16 |  95   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
H_Berg         DF   1  26  11   7  21 |  95   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
C_Luciano      DF   2  26   7   7  31 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
P_Jones        DF   2  25  12   6  28 |  95   0   4   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  20 -15
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  25   8   9  31 |  95   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  26  10  33 |  95   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  24  12  21 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_Burt         MF   1   7  23   9  31 |  95   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
J_Cojon        AM   2   7  25  15  22 |  95   0   0   4   0   3   0   0   0   0   0  40   7
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  26  20 |  95   0   0   0   0   7   0   0   0   0   0   0  23
T_Erak         FW   2   6   6  26  21 |  78   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -10
J_Diakiese     GK   3  25   8   6  18 |   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
M_Ball         MF   2  12  25   4  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jesus_Cordoba  MF   2   8  24  10  11 |   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   0   0   0   0   0   0   2

Player Statistics - Manchester Utd
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_Cambiasso    GK  31   4   1   2  22 |  95  11   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  95   0   0   0
P_Kachu        DF   3  24  11  10  31 |  95   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
P_Hoskins      DF   2  24   9   5  10 |  95   0   3   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  10   1
D_Promotion    DF   3  23   8   5  41 |  53   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Okore        DF   3  23   5   6  22 |  95   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
S_Sidwell      MF   2   6  25   8  11 |  95   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0
J_Maria        MF   3   8  24   9  32 |  95   0   0   3   1   1   0   1   0   0  18  63  19
I_Anya         MF   3   8  23  13  11 |  63   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_J_Okocha     AM   1   9  23  14  13 |  58   0   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  45   5
Van_Tijkaan    FW   1   9   8  26  22 |  95   0   2   1   0   4   2   0   0   0  40  10  66
A_Ribbery      FW   2   6   8  24  21 |  95   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  13
Tom_Clements   GK  29   2   3   2  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Ben_Barcley    DF   3  24   7   8  41 |  42   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60  10   0
Robinho        MF   1   7  25   8  23 |  32   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  30  26
Brian_Lavery   FW   2   6   8  24  32 |  37   0   0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
D_Sturridge    FW   2   8   8  23  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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