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Elite League Cup Match 1

Newcastle 1 - 1 Lyon

Elite League Cup Group Match, Newcastle vs. Lyon (Wed May 09)


                            Newcastle  |  Lyon
                            4-4-1-1 P  |  4-3-3 A
                     Tony Glendinning  |  Richard Metcalfe
                                       |
                          T_Conner GK  |  GK T_Snelders
                          D_A_Cole DF  |  DF T_Butcher
                          B_Benson DF  |  DF J_Diakiese
                         L_Inagzij DF  |  DF C_Luciano
                            D_Rose DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                            B_Yaga MF  |  MF J_Cojon
                         A_Lallana MF  |  MF A_Karnak
                      G_Karagounis MF  |  MF P_Pogba
                          F_Moussa MF  |  FW J_A_Vardy
                         V_Wanyama AM  |  FW J_Cruz
                         R_Bentley FW  |  FW Rodrigo
                                       |
                            W_Hunt SUB |  SUB R_Edgehill
                           M_Salah SUB |  SUB P_Jones
                        J_M_Jurado SUB |  SUB S_Malbranque
                          J_Cruyff SUB |  SUB M_Ball
                          Geminiho SUB |  SUB D_Costa

Referee: B_Kuipers (Netherlands)


Min. 2  :(lyn) A_Karnak gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to J_Cruz
          ...  J_Cruz hits a great shot !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He dives on the ground and his team mates follow him!!
          ...  That's put Lyon ahead!
          ...  Newcastle 0-1 Lyon ...
Min. 5  :(nwt) R_Bentley takes possession
          ...  He has his back towards goal
          ...  He turns well
          ...  J_Cojon is late with that one
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  B_Kuipers called him over for a strong verbal warning
Min. 11 :(nwt) D_Rose crosses into the box, finding D_A_Cole
          ...  J_A_Vardy fouls badly
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  Just inside there own half
          ...  G_Karagounis hoists it forward
          ...  L_Inagzij gets on the end of it
          ...  L_Inagzij fires a shot at goal !
          ...  T_Snelders manages to turn it behind
Min. 13 :(nwt) L_Inagzij has the ball on the wing
          ...  He takes it past T_Alderweirel
          ...  He knocks it to B_Benson!
          ...  B_Benson aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  But T_Snelders tips it over
          ...  B_Kuipers has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 17 :(nwt) R_Bentley takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  Can he make them pay?
          ...  From long range R_Bentley bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  The shot deflects wide into the crowd!!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by G_Karagounis
          ...  T_Butcher heads it away
Min. 17 :(lyn) J_Cruz with a real burst of pace
          ...  J_Cruz runs forward
          ...  He hits the shot!
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  But hits the side netting!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Karnak plays it towards the near post!
          ...  D_Rose gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 20 :(nwt) R_Bentley finds himself in acres of space
          ...  Fine tackle by J_Diakiese
          ...  He prevents the corner as well
Min. 22 :(nwt) B_Benson runs down the wing
          ...  He knocks it past the defender into space!
          ...  He cuts the ball back
          ...  V_Wanyama latches onto the pass
          ...  He carves out some space
          ...  V_Wanyama sees T_Snelders off his line !
          ...  But T_Snelders punches it away
          ...  That's gone out for a throw in
Min. 23 :(lyn) P_Pogba lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  J_Cruz latches on to it
          ...  J_Cruz with a thundering drive!
          ...  Saved by T_Conner
Min. 24 :(nwt) D_A_Cole with a simple pass to G_Karagounis
          ...  G_Karagounis from 20 yards !
          ...  But T_Snelders reaches the ball. Good save
          ...  There was a foul on T_Snelders anyway
Min. 28 :(lyn) J_Cruz breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through on T_Conner!
          ...  V_Wanyama brings him down!
          ...  He could be off here!
          ...  B_Kuipers reaches to his pocket!
          ...  He jots down his name!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  I think he was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  J_Cojon plays it short to J_Cruz
          ...  J_Cruz with a graceful, looping effort !
          ...  But T_Conner makes a superb stop down low
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Swung in by J_Diakiese
          ...  T_Conner easily claims the ball!
Min. 29 :(nwt) A_Lallana off the woodwork.
          ...  V_Wanyama picks up the deflection
          ...  A cracking drive from V_Wanyama !
          ...  T_Snelders with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 32 :(lyn) J_Cojon crosses in from the wing, he finds J_Cruz in the box
          ...  J_Cruz with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  T_Conner has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_Conner reacts well to save!!!
Min. 34 :(nwt) D_Rose with a probing through ball V_Wanyama
          ...  V_Wanyama with a terrific drive !
          ...  T_Snelders with the acrobatic save
          ...  He must have spotted the TV cameras!
Min. 34 :(lyn) P_Pogba has it now
          ...  He takes on D_A_Cole
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in J_A_Vardy!
          ...  J_A_Vardy fires off a left-footed shot !
          ...  T_Conner gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  Fantastic reflex save by T_Conner !!
Min. 40 :(nwt) D_Rose puts in V_Wanyama
          ...  V_Wanyama curls it towards the top corner !
          ...  It hits the inside of the post
          ...  It falls right into T_Snelders's arms
          ...  Unlucky
Min. 42 :(nwt) R_Bentley takes advantage of a mistake by T_Alderweirel
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  R_Bentley hits a great drive!
          ...  But T_Snelders tips it behind
          ...  B_Kuipers has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(nwt) A_Lallana picks out B_Yaga with the cross
          ...  B_Yaga with a thundering drive!
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 45 :(lyn) P_Pogba with a clever shimmy
          ...  But B_Benson puts it in row Z!
Min. 48 :(nwt) B_Benson with a penetrating pass to R_Bentley
          ...  R_Bentley sees T_Snelders off his line !
          ...  He hits the sponsor hoarding with that effort
Min. 49 :(nwt) R_Bentley slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  R_Bentley with a low drive through the rain!
          ...  But it goes just over
Min. 49 :(lyn) T_Butcher with a measured ball to P_Pogba
          ...  P_Pogba is through on goal!
          ...  The defender was caught napping
          ...  He just has T_Conner to beat
          ...  He tries to beat T_Conner
          ...  T_Conner dives on the ball !!
Min. 49 :(nwt) A_Lallana runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off J_Cruz back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  A_Karnak with an awful challenge
          ...  I don't think he meant anything other than trying to get the ball
          ...  B_Kuipers ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Richard Metcalfe looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  That could have been a penalty!
          ...  G_Karagounis hoists it forward
          ...  R_Bentley gets on the end of it
          ...  T_Butcher wins the ball with a clear tackle

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Newcastle 0-1 Lyon

Min. 46 :(lyn) J_Cruz lobs the ball over the defence
          ...  Rodrigo latches on to it
          ...  A scorcher of a shot from Rodrigo !
          ...  T_Conner saves it but to be fair he didn't have to move for that one
Min. 55 :(nwt) The defender under hits the back pass!
          ...  V_Wanyama is through!
          ...  V_Wanyama launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  But it's gone just wide !!
Min. 60 :(nwt) R_Bentley flicks it over C_Luciano's head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  A glorious effort by R_Bentley !
          ...  T_Snelders makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 61 :(nwt) F_Moussa looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to R_Bentley
          ...  C_Luciano clatters him to the floor and puts the ball out of play
          ...  The linesman is flagging
          ...  Throw in
Min. 61 :(lyn) J_Cojon takes advantage of a mistake by V_Wanyama
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  J_Cojon fires the shot in!
          ...  T_Conner goes down well to save
Min. 62 :(nwt) V_Wanyama 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_Bentley
          ...  R_Bentley carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  But T_Snelders is equal to it
Min. 65 :(nwt) J_Cruyff is being brought on
          ...  B_Yaga is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 66 :(lyn) Rodrigo takes advantage of a defensive mistake
          ...  That mistake could prove costly
          ...  But B_Benson wins the ball with a sliding challenge
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  A_Karnak hits it into the box!
          ...  The ball finds its way to J_A_Vardy
          ...  He gets the shot away
          ...  But it whistles just past the post
Min. 67 :(nwt) D_Rose retreats under pressure
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  L_Inagzij gets on the end of it
          ...  A_Karnak with an ugly foul
          ...  That looked malicious
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He was lucky to escape with a caution!
          ...  Tony Glendinning looks bemused that it wasn't more!
Min. 69 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel skips past a challenge and gets over a cross to P_Pogba
          ...  Good sliding challenge from J_Cruyff
Min. 70 :(nwt) M_Salah will replace D_A_Cole and play DF
Min. 70 :(lyn) P_Jones is being brought on
          ...  C_Luciano is leaving the pitch
          ...  He looks disappointed that he won't be continuing
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play DF
Min. 70 :(lyn) S_Malbranque is being prepared to come on
          ...  A_Karnak is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 70 :(lyn) D_Costa replaces Rodrigo to play as a FW
Min. 71 :(nwt) R_Bentley plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  J_Cruyff decides to go for goal instead!
          ...  J_Cruyff gets his head to the ball !
          ...  OOOOHHHHH!!!!
          ...  It's wide!
          ...  That was a dismal effort!
          ...  He should have buried that!
Min. 73 :(lyn) S_Malbranque with the dribble
          ...  L_Inagzij is easily beaten
          ...  V_Wanyama with a deliberate foul
          ...  B_Kuipers will want to speak to him
          ...  B_Kuipers calls him for a talk
Min. 73 :(lyn) S_Malbranque is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to J_Cruz
          ...  J_Cruz shoots towards goal !
          ...  It hits the side netting!
          ...  He looks horrified by that miss!
          ...  He puts his face in his hands!
Min. 74 :(lyn) S_Malbranque controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs D_Rose
          ...  He puts in J_Cojon!
          ...  J_Cojon tries to catch the keeper out!
          ...  T_Conner tips it round the post
          ...  Well saved
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by P_Pogba!
          ...  T_Conner easily catches it!
Min. 78 :(lyn) D_Costa kills the ball dead
          ...  Beautiful turn
          ...  He could get a shot of here
          ...  M_Salah knobbles the attacking player.
          ...  B_Kuipers blows up for a foul
Min. 78 :(lyn) D_Costa with the kinky dribble
          ...  D_Costa with a bomb of a shot !
          ...  It floats over T_Conner
          ...  Its heading goal ward!
          ...  But floats just over
          ...  That was a great effort
Min. 80 :(nwt) Geminiho is being prepared to come on
          ...  R_Bentley is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play FW
Min. 81 :(nwt) A_Lallana plays a first time ball through the defence to G_Karagounis
          ...  A well-placed shot from G_Karagounis !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  He kicks the sponsor hoarding in delight!
          ...  What a time to grab an equaliser!!
          ...  Newcastle 1-1 Lyon ...
Min. 83 :(nwt) Geminiho flicks it over T_Alderweirel and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Geminiho attempts a chip!
          ...  T_Snelders collects it comfortably
          ...  The shot never troubled him
Min. 84 :(nwt) A_Lallana with a probing pass to V_Wanyama
          ...  J_Cojon tries to clear it
          ...  He has miskicked it!!!
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Geminiho plays it into the danger area!
          ...  T_Snelders jumps well to claim it!
Min. 86 :(nwt) G_Karagounis plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  J_Cruyff keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  D_Costa with a nasty foul
          ...  That was a deliberate act that deserves punishment
          ...  He is warned by B_Kuipers
          ...  It's just a warning
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 90 :(nwt) F_Moussa finds himself with plenty of time
          ...  F_Moussa chases it through, he must score !
          ...  T_Snelders has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  T_Snelders reacts well to save!!!
Min. 90 :(lyn) J_Cruz controls the ball with ease
          ...  J_Cruz with only one thing on his mind!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  T_Conner makes the save
          ...  He hits the ball up field!
Min. 91 :(nwt) V_Wanyama beats T_Butcher
          ...  V_Wanyama looks to see where T_Snelders is!
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  But he beats the defender to the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it wide
Min. 91 :(lyn) T_Butcher looks around for support
          ...  His team mate makes an overlapping run now!
          ...  He knocks a through ball to P_Pogba
          ...  P_Pogba goes for goal !
          ...  But T_Conner punches it away
          ...  He had to be brave to come for that one
Min. 92 :(lyn) J_Cojon runs towards the goal
          ...  But J_Cruyff puts it in row Z!

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


Match Details
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Venue                : St James Park
Attendance           : 97,739
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Newcastle Match Info
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Best player          : A_Lallana
Scorers              : G_Karagounis (81)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : V_Wanyama (28)
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : J_Cruz (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : J_Cruz (2)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Karnak (67)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Newcastle    |      Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :          20        |       15
Off target           :           8        |       4
On target            :          12        |       11
Possession           :          52        |       48
Corners              :           2        |       4
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       1
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       13
Key Tackles          :           4        |       4
Key Passes           :          15        |       10
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Final Score          : Newcastle 1 - 1 Lyon
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Player Statistics - Newcastle
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_Conner       GK  31   3   3   2  32 |  96  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
D_A_Cole       DF   1  27   9  11  29 |  74   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
B_Benson       DF   1  27   8   6  12 |  96   0   2   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  40  20  10
L_Inagzij      DF   1  26  11   6  11 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
D_Rose         DF   1  25  10   7  22 |  96   0   1   3   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  30   0
B_Yaga         MF   2   9  27   8  35 |  69   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
A_Lallana      MF   3  10  26   8  21 |  96   0   0   4   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0
G_Karagounis   MF   2   9  26   8  33 |  96   0   0   1   0   2   1   0   0   0   0  10  45
F_Moussa       MF   1   5  25  18  23 |  96   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10  10
V_Wanyama      AM   1   7  26  18  19 |  96   0   0   1   0   6   0   1   0   0  -2   8  31
R_Bentley      FW   3   7   8  24  21 |  84   0   0   1   0   6   0   0   0   0   0  10  33
W_Hunt         GK  29   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Salah        DF   2  26   7   8  22 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_M_Jurado     MF   2   6  26  17  18 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
J_Cruyff       MF   2  10  23  16  21 |  27   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
Geminiho       FW   3  10  11  26  31 |  12   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10

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  36   2   3   4  16 |  96  12   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  50   0   0   0
T_Butcher      DF   2  26   8   7  23 |  96   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
J_Diakiese     DF   3  26   8   6  18 |  96   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
C_Luciano      DF   2  26   7   7  31 |  74   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  25   8   9  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
J_Cojon        MF   2   7  26  15  22 |  96   0   1   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  20  10  20
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  25  14  31 |  74   0   0   1   1   0   0   1   0   0  -2  28  -2
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  25  13  21 |  96   0   0   2   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  20  20
J_A_Vardy      FW   2   7   5  27  20 |  96   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  11
J_Cruz         FW   1   6   8  25  31 |  96   0   0   1   0   7   1   0   0   0   0  10  77
Rodrigo        FW   1   7   7  24  20 |  74   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  10
R_Edgehill     GK  27   2   5   2  12 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  25  12   6  28 |  22   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
S_Malbranque   MF   3   8  27  10  33 |  22   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  25   4  23 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
D_Costa        FW   3   7   9  23  42 |  22   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
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