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Elite FA Cup, Group F Game 1

Lyon 1 - 1 Sao Paulo FC

Elite FA Cup Group Stage Match, Lyon vs. Sao Paulo FC (Wed Jun 03)


                                 Lyon  |  Sao Paulo FC
                          4-1-2-1-2 E  |  4-2-1-3 A
                        Neil Stockley  |  James Houston
                                       |
                          G_Buffon GK  |  GK S_T_Perry
                       A_Ranocchia DF  |  DF A_Pereira
                     T_Alderweirel DF  |  DF Baresi
                         T_Butcher DF  |  DF A_Wan_Bissaka
                        J_Diakiese DF  |  DF B_Bolingoli
                         Roy_Keane DM  |  MF B_Bjorksson
                            Didier MF  |  MF Christie
                            Ribery MF  |  AM S_Gerrard
                      S_Malbranque AM  |  FW L_Massu
                        D_Rortugal FW  |  FW J_Greaves
                         Dyorkaeff FW  |  FW D_Purvis
                                       |
                            Coupet SUB |  SUB M_Vesic
                         L_Amoroso SUB |  SUB B_Chillwell
                         C_Ronaldo SUB |  SUB Shane_Botwin
                        R_Donadoni SUB |  SUB Raul_Hierra
                            G_Weah SUB |  SUB V_Bayo

Referee: A_Barken (Norway)


Min. 1  :(sao) J_Greaves takes possession
          ...  T_Butcher with a superb challenge
          ...  A_Barken has given the free kick the other way!
          ...  Shown a YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 2  :(sao) S_Gerrard chips the ball over the defence and finds J_Greaves
          ...  Dyorkaeff tackles cleanly
Min. 8  :(lyn) Didier runs towards the goal
          ...  But Baresi barges him off the ball
Min. 8  :(sao) L_Massu crosses in from the wing, he finds J_Greaves in the box
          ...  A well-placed shot from J_Greaves !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He runs off and does a somersault
          ...  That's put Sao Paulo FC in front!
          ...  Lyon 0-1 Sao Paulo FC ...
Min. 11 :(lyn) Ribery with the first time pass to Dyorkaeff
          ...  Dyorkaeff bears down on goal!
          ...  S_T_Perry with a great save
          ...  And he holds onto it as well!
Min. 14 :(sao) L_Massu leaves J_Diakiese standing
          ...  L_Massu curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  But G_Buffon stops that one easily
Min. 14 :(lyn) S_Malbranque plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  D_Rortugal decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  Christie is called for the holding foul
          ...  He won that header unfairly
Min. 15 :(sao) D_Purvis runs at A_Ranocchia
          ...  The defender slips and falls over
          ...  D_Purvis drives the shot in!
          ...  G_Buffon can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  G_Buffon makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 19 :(sao) Baresi with the Cruyff turn
          ...  Baresi with a terrific drive !
          ...  G_Buffon parries it
          ...  It rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by Christie
          ...  G_Buffon fists it away!
Min. 22 :(sao) L_Massu sprints past T_Butcher
          ...  T_Butcher fouls badly
          ...  A_Barken will want to speak to him
Min. 23 :(lyn) D_Rortugal with a Cruyff turn
          ...  D_Rortugal from 20 yards !
          ...  S_T_Perry makes a difficult save
Min. 24 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff beats B_Bolingoli
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  Dyorkaeff swings in the shot!
          ...  It flies in!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Look at the delight on his face!!
          ...  That's got Lyon back level!
          ...  Lyon 1-1 Sao Paulo FC ...
Min. 25 :(lyn) S_Malbranque sidesteps his marker
          ...  That was too easy
          ...  D_Purvis with a bad challenge
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  That will be a booking
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 27 :(lyn) Roy_Keane with an incisive pass to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal with a powerful downward header!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 31 :(sao) A_Pereira finds D_Purvis with a perfectly weighted pass
          ...  S_Malbranque pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  A_Barken calls him over
          ...  He's told to calm down
          ...  Neil Stockley looks relieved
Min. 32 :(sao) J_Greaves finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  J_Greaves with the 40 yard drive !
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  9 times out of ten he would have scored that!
Min. 33 :(sao) Christie jinks infield
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to S_Gerrard
          ...  S_Gerrard with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  G_Buffon grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 36 :(lyn) Didier takes possession of the ball
          ...  He plays the ball across to Roy_Keane
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by Roy_Keane !
          ...  But S_T_Perry palms it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 37 :(lyn) Didier threads the through ball to D_Rortugal
          ...  A_Wan_Bissaka knocks the ball back to S_T_Perry
          ...  Ohhhh no!!
          ...  It's gone past S_T_Perry!
          ...  And just creeps wide!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  S_Malbranque drives it into the box!
          ...  Baresi gets up well
          ...  And he heads it away
Min. 38 :(sao) Christie has the ball
          ...  He knocks the ball past J_Diakiese
          ...  He puts in L_Massu!
          ...  L_Massu with the punt towards goal!
          ...  It's beaten G_Buffon
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 42 :(lyn) Roy_Keane turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to J_Diakiese
          ...  J_Diakiese with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  S_T_Perry makes a good save
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(lyn) Ribery moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Rortugal
          ...  The cross hits D_Rortugal on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  That was a terrible attempt!
Min. 46 :(lyn) D_Rortugal with the through ball to S_Malbranque
          ...  A_Wan_Bissaka takes the player out!!
          ...  The ref turns away!!
Min. 46 :(sao) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  D_Purvis is through!
          ...  D_Purvis could have let it bounce!
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  B_Bjorksson swings it in!
          ...  Roy_Keane gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Lyon 1-1 Sao Paulo FC

Min. 49 :(sao) Christie looks around for some movement
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He hits the ball up to D_Purvis
          ...  D_Purvis attempts a low drive!
          ...  G_Buffon makes a good save
Min. 50 :(lyn) L_Amoroso is ready to come on to replace S_Malbranque
          ...  Looks like he will play as a DF
Min. 50 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  Cleaned up by Baresi
Min. 52 :(sao) L_Massu takes possession
          ...  He has his back towards goal
          ...  He turns well
          ...  A_Ranocchia with a perfectly timed tackle
Min. 56 :(lyn) Ribery backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  T_Butcher gets on the end of it
          ...  T_Butcher hits a great drive!
          ...  But S_T_Perry punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a goal kick
          ...  It was clear to everyone that S_T_Perry got a touch
Min. 58 :(lyn) Ribery hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  D_Rortugal latches onto it!
          ...  Launched towards the top corner by D_Rortugal !
          ...  S_T_Perry makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 60 :(lyn) G_Weah is coming on for Dyorkaeff and playing FW
Min. 65 :(lyn) L_Amoroso holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to G_Weah
          ...  But he loses control of it
          ...  Baresi hits it out for a throw
Min. 66 :(sao) Christie whips the ball across to L_Massu
          ...  L_Massu blasts it at the goal !
          ...  But it clips the post and goes wide
Min. 69 :(sao) B_Bjorksson with a precise pass to D_Purvis
          ...  A left-footer by D_Purvis !
          ...  It's going over!
          ...  It dips dramatically!!
          ...  And G_Buffon reacts well to tip it over
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by S_Gerrard
          ...  L_Amoroso gets up well
          ...  And he heads it clear
Min. 72 :(lyn) Ribery with the heel pass to D_Rortugal
          ...  Cleaned up by Baresi
Min. 75 :(sao) B_Chillwell takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace A_Pereira
          ...  He'll play as a DF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 75 :(sao) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  Shane_Botwin will come on for B_Bjorksson and play MF
Min. 75 :(sao) V_Bayo is ready to come on to replace L_Massu
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 75 :(sao) J_Greaves takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  J_Greaves belts the ball towards goal!
          ...  It swerves a lot in the air
          ...  What agility from G_Buffon
Min. 76 :(lyn) Roy_Keane sprints past the defender
          ...  S_Gerrard with the dive
          ...  There's no room in the game for that!
Min. 78 :(sao) S_Gerrard sprints down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He puts in a square ball!
          ...  D_Purvis runs onto it
          ...  He uses a clever change of direction to go past the defender
          ...  D_Purvis drives it towards goal !
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  G_Buffon never had a chance!
Min. 80 :(lyn) Roy_Keane passes the ball to Didier
          ...  But B_Chillwell wins the ball with a sliding challenge
Min. 81 :(lyn) Roy_Keane with an inch perfect pass to G_Weah
          ...  B_Bolingoli with the tackle
          ...  A_Barken will want to speak to him
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Neil Stockley looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 83 :(sao) Christie moves out wide
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Purvis
          ...  D_Purvis with his head down lets it go !
          ...  G_Buffon makes a great save
          ...  But he can't hold onto it!
Min. 87 :(sao) Christie moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He plays the ball through to Shane_Botwin
          ...  A great volley from Shane_Botwin !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Christie hits it towards the far post!
          ...  G_Buffon easily catches it!
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(sao) V_Bayo finds his way through
          ...  They tried to play the offside trap
          ...  V_Bayo with a thundering shot!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 89 :(sao) V_Bayo leaves J_Diakiese standing
          ...  V_Bayo sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  He has put it wide!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 91 :(sao) V_Bayo takes advantage of a bad back pass
          ...  But T_Butcher wins the tackle cleanly
Min. 92 :(lyn) Didier cuts inside the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to D_Rortugal
          ...  A glorious effort by D_Rortugal !
          ...  But he somehow misses
          ...  The Sao Paulo FC fans laugh at him

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


Match Details
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Venue                : Groupama Stadium
Attendance           : 100,000
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : Dyorkaeff (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Dyorkaeff (24)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : T_Butcher (1)
Injured              : N/A
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Sao Paulo FC Match Info
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Best player          : L_Massu
Scorers              : J_Greaves (8)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Purvis (25), B_Bolingoli (81)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                               Lyon       |  Sao Paulo FC
Attempts on Goal     :          10        |       17
Off target           :           3        |       10
On target            :           7        |       7
Possession           :          58        |       42
Corners              :           1        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           2        |       3
Fouls                :           6        |       8
Key Tackles          :           3        |       7
Key Passes           :          14        |       11
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Final Score          : Lyon 1 - 1 Sao Paulo 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_Buffon       GK  36   2   3   1  22 |  93   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0   0   0
A_Ranocchia    DF   3  31  11  10  30 |  93   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  29   8   9  31 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  29   9   7  23 |  93   0   1   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  18  -2   8
J_Diakiese     DF   3  29   9   6  18 |  93   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
Roy_Keane      DM   2  10  28   9  31 |  93   0   1   4   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  40  10
Didier         MF   3   6  31   8  33 |  93   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
Ribery         MF   1   7  30  10  33 |  93   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0
S_Malbranque   AM   3   9  30  11  33 |  51   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Rortugal     FW   3  11   9  31  21 |  93   0   0   1   0   5   0   0   0   0   0  10  20
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  61   0   1   0   0   2   1   0   0   0  20   0  45
Coupet         GK  29   3   1   3  22 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Amoroso      DF   2  28   6   9  11 |  42   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  29   8  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
R_Donadoni     MF   1   8  28   7  41 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
G_Weah         FW   1   9   7  26  22 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

Player Statistics - Sao Paulo 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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S_T_Perry      GK  32   2   2   2  22 |  93   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0   0
A_Pereira      DF   2  32  13   8  14 |  76   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Baresi         DF   1  32  11   8  21 |  93   0   5   0   0   1   0   0   0   0 100   0  10
A_Wan_Bissaka  DF   3  28   9   5  21 |  93   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
B_Bolingoli    DF   3  26   6   8  21 |  93   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  -2
B_Bjorksson    MF   2  11  32   7  31 |  76   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Christie       MF   3   8  28   6  32 |  93   0   0   6   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
S_Gerrard      AM   2   6  29  18  21 |  93   0   0   2   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
L_Massu        FW   1   7  11  30  13 |  76   0   0   1   1   3   0   0   0   0   0  30  10
J_Greaves      FW   3   8   7  30  23 |  93   0   0   0   0   3   1   0   0   0   0   0  45
D_Purvis       FW   2   7  10  29  21 |  93   0   0   0   0   6   0   1   0   0  -2  -2  28
M_Vesic        GK  19   3   2   3  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Chillwell    DF   2  25  12   8  31 |  17   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Shane_Botwin   MF   2   7  30   9  20 |  17   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Raul_Hierra    MF   1   9  29   9  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
V_Bayo         FW   2  10   8  26  12 |  17   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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