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Elite FA Cup, Group B Game 2

Lyon 1 - 2 Rangers FC

Elite FA Cup Groups Round 2, Lyon vs. Rangers FC (Thu Jan 02)


                                 Lyon  |  Rangers FC
                              4-4-2 P  |  4-5-1 P
                           Care Taker  |  Gazza Grant
                                       |
                        G_Pagliuca GK  |  GK A_Peruzzi
                           P_Jones DF  |  DF R_Giovinco
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF L_Olsen
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF K_Rekik
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF Doria
                            Didier MF  |  MF L_Thomas
                            Ribery MF  |  MF J_Marshman
                           J_Fleck MF  |  MF S_Byrne
                          A_Karnak MF  |  MF H_Fernandez
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  MF J_Cole
                         Dyorkaeff FW  |  FW R_Acquafresca
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB P_Lattuada
                         L_Amoroso SUB |  SUB D_McGrain
                            M_Ball SUB |  SUB F_Le_Boeuf
                           P_Pogba SUB |  SUB B_Hemoth
                           D_Costa SUB |  SUB H_Rodellega

Referee: A_Barken (Norway)


Min. 2  :(rfc) R_Acquafresca is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  Doria latches onto the end of it
          ...  Doria with a thundering drive!
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  He can't be happy with that effort
Min. 8  :(lyn) Ribery with a first time pass
          ...  D_Rortugal runs onto it!
          ...  D_Rortugal hits it
          ...  This one could go anywhere !
          ...  It comes back off the woodwork!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's given Lyon the lead!
          ...  Lyon 1-0 Rangers FC ...
Min. 10 :(rfc) L_Thomas gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Marshman
          ...  J_Marshman hits a crisp volley!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  When he's on his game he's one of the best in the league
Min. 13 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff kills the ball dead
          ...  Dyorkaeff attempts a low drive!
          ...  A_Peruzzi parries it
Min. 16 :(rfc) S_Byrne hoists the ball across to L_Olsen
          ...  Ribery with an awful challenge
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  The referee reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  RED CARD!!
          ...  I think he deserved that!
Min. 19 :(rfc) S_Byrne plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  L_Thomas keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  L_Thomas hits a great drive!
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he slots in the rebound
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rangers FC are back level!
          ...  Lyon 1-1 Rangers FC ...
Min. 20 :(rfc) J_Marshman with a probing pass to R_Acquafresca
          ...  Superbly timed tackle by J_Diakiese
          ...  He made it look easy
Min. 20 :(lyn) A_Karnak squares it to Dyorkaeff
          ...  H_Fernandez with a pull on the shirt
Min. 21 :(lyn) P_Jones knocks the ball past the lunge of L_Olsen
          ...  P_Jones bears down on goal!
          ...  A_Peruzzi gets up well to catch that one
Min. 22 :(rfc) R_Giovinco drops his shoulder and takes it past the defender
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to R_Acquafresca
          ...  J_Fleck had better start being careful if he continues to tackle like that
          ...  He gets a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 24 :(lyn) Didier changes direction inside
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to T_Butcher
          ...  T_Butcher has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Rangers FC fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 25 :(lyn) Didier puts in D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal drives the shot in!
          ...  He couldn't have struck it more sweetly!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  A_Peruzzi never had a chance!
Min. 25 :(rfc) L_Thomas plays the early ball across the box to find R_Acquafresca in space
          ...  R_Acquafresca with his head down lets it go !
          ...  G_Pagliuca falls over
          ...  He recovers to tip it onto the post!
          ...  But it hits his back!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Unlucky!
          ...  The Rangers FC fans start to taunt him now!
          ...  Lets see if Rangers FC can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Lyon 1-2 Rangers FC ...
Min. 30 :(rfc) J_Cole lobs it over P_Jones
          ...  J_Cole from 20 yards !
          ...  G_Pagliuca fists it away
Min. 32 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca jumps over T_Butcher's challenge
          ...  Oh, beautiful nutmeg
          ...  He's clean through
          ...  R_Acquafresca with the goal bound shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca just watches it drift out of play!
Min. 35 :(lyn) Lyon altered their play to a E strategy
Min. 35 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff with a slide rule pass to D_Rortugal
          ...  But R_Giovinco clears the ball to safety
Min. 35 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca plays a quick one-two with his team mate
          ...  He runs towards goal now
          ...  A_Karnak is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was a bit too close for comfort
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was unlucky to be booked for that
Min. 38 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff sidesteps K_Rekik
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  Dyorkaeff drives the shot in!
          ...  A_Peruzzi takes the ball off him
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 39 :(lyn) P_Jones miskicks!
          ...  He finds D_Rortugal though
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  D_Rortugal hits the shot with the inside of the left foot!
          ...  A_Peruzzi saves it
          ...  Good goalkeeping
Min. 39 :(lyn) Didier gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Rortugal
          ...  Doria pulls on his opponent's shirt!!
          ...  A_Barken has stopped play
          ...  Well spotted by A_Barken!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Care Taker looks bemused that it wasn't more!
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just past the halfway line
          ...  Didier hoists it forward
          ...  A_Karnak gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Karnak tries to curl it into the bottom corner !
          ...  A_Peruzzi can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  A_Peruzzi makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 41 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past J_Diakiese
          ...  T_Alderweirel slides in hard!
          ...  And knocks the ball out for a throw!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(lyn) T_Butcher picks up the pass
          ...  But J_Cole reads the situation well and wins the ball
Min. 43 :(rfc) S_Byrne takes possession
          ...  Knocks it past T_Butcher
          ...  He's through on goal
          ...  S_Byrne hits the shot with the outside of the right foot!
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 44 :(rfc) J_Marshman crosses in from the wing, he finds K_Rekik in the box
          ...  K_Rekik tries to beat G_Pagliuca!
          ...  It's way wide
          ...  The Lyon fans behind the goal spread their arms out
Min. 44 :(lyn) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  Dyorkaeff is through!
          ...  J_Marshman with the tackle
          ...  That's got to be a yellow
          ...  A_Barken ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Gazza Grant looks relieved

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 1-2 Rangers FC

Min. 46 :(lyn) D_Rortugal skips the challenge from the defender
          ...  D_Rortugal with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  It's gone over
          ...  Well he must have left his shooting boots at home for that one
Min. 49 :(lyn) T_Butcher moves forward
          ...  T_Butcher fires a shot at goal !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  He found himself with no room to manoeuvre
Min. 50 :(lyn) T_Butcher is through on goal
          ...  T_Butcher tries the shot !
          ...  A_Peruzzi goes down well to save
Min. 51 :(rfc) R_Giovinco has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past P_Jones
          ...  He puts in K_Rekik!
          ...  T_Butcher stands his ground and wins the tackle
Min. 55 :(lyn) L_Amoroso will come on for T_Butcher and play DF
Min. 56 :(rfc) J_Cole sprints down the flank
          ...  He threads the ball in to R_Giovinco
          ...  P_Jones wins the ball with a clear tackle
Min. 57 :(lyn) Didier gets to the bye line
          ...  He puts it into the box
          ...  He finds D_Rortugal
          ...  But S_Byrne will cut out the threat
Min. 59 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past D_Rortugal!
          ...  He has some space now!
          ...  R_Acquafresca drives it towards goal !
          ...  G_Pagliuca gathers it easily
Min. 60 :(rfc) R_Acquafresca with the dribble
          ...  He skips through the tackle from L_Amoroso
          ...  R_Acquafresca runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca dives to his left
          ...  I think G_Pagliuca just got a hand on that one
          ...  A_Barken has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 62 :(rfc) L_Thomas with electric pace
          ...  He eases past L_Amoroso
          ...  T_Alderweirel with an ugly foul
          ...  The fans are chanting "OFF!!! OFF!!!
          ...  He's in trouble!!
          ...  He could be sent off for that!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He was lucky to get away with that!
Min. 62 :(rfc) L_Thomas retreats under pressure
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  H_Fernandez latches onto the end of it
          ...  But T_Alderweirel wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Byrne floats the ball in!
          ...  It comes to L_Olsen
          ...  He fires it towards to goal
          ...  G_Pagliuca is just going to watch it go over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And G_Pagliuca reacts well to palm it behind!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Olsen drives it into the box!
          ...  G_Pagliuca jumps well to claim it!
Min. 63 :(rfc) H_Fernandez is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to R_Acquafresca
          ...  A great volley from R_Acquafresca !
          ...  He has failed to hit the target!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 64 :(rfc) The defender loses control of the ball!
          ...  R_Acquafresca seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  D_Rortugal with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He gets away with that one
          ...  It's just a warning
          ...  Gazza Grant looks annoyed that there was no card there
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  S_Byrne passes to R_Acquafresca
          ...  A great volley from R_Acquafresca !
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  G_Pagliuca moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  It's beaten him!
          ...  But it thumps the post!!
          ...  And goes out!
Min. 64 :(rfc) L_Thomas beats his marker
          ...  L_Thomas with a stunning strike !
          ...  G_Pagliuca beats the ball away
Min. 65 :(lyn) The assistant manager is out on the touchline shouting orders
          ...  It seems Lyon will now be playing A
Min. 69 :(lyn) D_Rortugal with a real burst of pace
          ...  He shows the defender a clean set of heals
          ...  K_Rekik takes the ball and the player!!
          ...  But the ref waves play on!!
Min. 70 :(rfc) The Rangers FC manager shouts at them from the touchline to play D
Min. 74 :(lyn) Didier kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate leave his marker!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  A_Karnak gets on the end of the pass
          ...  A_Karnak with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  A_Peruzzi gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 75 :(lyn) D_Costa replaces D_Rortugal to play as a FW
Min. 75 :(rfc) H_Rodellega is ready to come on to replace R_Acquafresca
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 75 :(lyn) Didier plays in P_Jones with a beautiful ball
          ...  P_Jones must beat A_Peruzzi!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Karnak plays it into the danger area!
          ...  It is cleared by L_Olsen
Min. 79 :(lyn) D_Costa rushes through the defence
          ...  D_Costa with the cheeky shot!
          ...  A_Peruzzi with the save
          ...  He holds onto it as well!
Min. 80 :(rfc) B_Hemoth takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace L_Thomas as MF
Min. 81 :(rfc) a big roar from the crowd as D_McGrain comes on for R_Giovinco to play DF
Min. 83 :(lyn) P_Jones with a first time pass
          ...  D_Costa runs onto it!
          ...  But D_McGrain slid in
          ...  It was a well timed tackle and it had to be
Min. 84 :(rfc) H_Fernandez with a flicked pass to J_Marshman
          ...  J_Marshman has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 87 :(lyn) J_Diakiese with a 40-yard pass to T_Alderweirel
          ...  T_Alderweirel has a dig at goal!
          ...  Looks like it should be A_Peruzzi's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  A_Peruzzi looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  J_Fleck plays it towards the near post!
          ...  A_Peruzzi jumps well to claim it!
Min. 87 :(rfc) B_Hemoth has the ball on the wing
          ...  He knocks the ball past J_Diakiese
          ...  He puts in H_Fernandez!
          ...  H_Fernandez sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca punches it away
          ...  He commands his area so well
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating 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          : D_Rortugal
Scorers              : D_Rortugal (8)
Sent Off             : Ribery (16)
Booked               : J_Fleck (22), A_Karnak (35), T_Alderweirel (62)
Injured              : N/A
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Rangers FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Thomas (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : L_Thomas (19), R_Acquafresca (25)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Doria (39)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |    Rangers FC
Attempts on Goal     :          15        |       16
Off target           :           7        |       7
On target            :           8        |       9
Possession           :          37        |       63
Corners              :           2        |       2
Red Cards            :           1        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           3        |       1
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :          13        |       13
Key Tackles          :           5        |       5
Key Passes           :          11        |       14
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 2 Rangers FC
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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  37   5   5   2  23 |  92   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  28  12   7  28 |  92   0   1   2   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  20  11
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  28   8   9  31 |  92   0   2   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  38  -2  -1
T_Butcher      DF   2  28   9   7  23 |  56   0   1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0  20   0  12
J_Diakiese     DF   3  28   8   6  18 |  92   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Didier         MF   3   6  30   8  33 |  92   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
Ribery         MF   1   7  29  10  33 |  16   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   0 -30   0 -30
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  27   7  31 |  92   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  26  15  31 |  92   0   0   0   0   2   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   9
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  30  21 |  76   0   0   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0  47
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  92   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Amoroso      DF   2  27   6   9  11 |  36   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20 -20
M_Ball         MF   2  12  27   4  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Costa        FW   3   7   9  25  42 |  16   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

Player Statistics - Rangers FC
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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A_Peruzzi      GK  39   2   7   3  22 |  92   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
R_Giovinco     DF   2  33  13  11  35 |  82   0   1   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  20   0
L_Olsen        DF   3  29   8   6  42 |  92   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0  10
K_Rekik        DF   1  29   7   2  12 |  92   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
Doria          DF   3  28   7   5  32 |  92   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -1
L_Thomas       MF   1   8  34   7  18 |  81   0   0   3   1   2   1   0   0   0   0  50  45
J_Marshman     MF   3   8  30   7  33 |  92   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  11
S_Byrne        MF   1   7  29   7  21 |  92   0   1   2   1   1   0   0   0   0  20  40   1
H_Fernandez    MF   1   7  28   8  32 |  92   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20  10
J_Cole         MF   3   8  26   7  33 |  92   0   1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  30  30
R_Acquafresca  FW   1   7   9  33  36 |  76   0   0   1   0   6   1   0   0   0   0  10  58
P_Lattuada     GK  31   3   2   1  42 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_McGrain      DF   1  32  13   8  24 |  10   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20  20
F_Le_Boeuf     DF   2  32  11   7  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Hemoth       MF   2   5  32   6  22 |  11   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
H_Rodellega    FW   2   6   8  28  13 |  16   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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