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Elite FA Cup, Group Game 1

Manchester City 0 - 3 Lyon

Elite FA Cup Qualifiers 1st Leg Match, Manchester City vs. Lyon (Mon Nov 04)


                      Manchester City  |  Lyon
                            4-3-1-2 A  |  4-4-2 P
                        Tony McCleary  |  Care Taker
                                       |
                       Hugo_Lloris GK  |  GK G_Pagliuca
                           C_Fuchs DF  |  DF P_Jones
                       D_Gallagher DF  |  DF T_Alderweirel
                            W_Reid DF  |  DF T_Butcher
                            K_Orsi DF  |  DF J_Diakiese
                       Caoimhin_Og MF  |  MF Ribery
                         S_Pittman MF  |  MF Didier
                            Bebeto MF  |  MF J_Fleck
                           Boriska AM  |  MF A_Karnak
                            JobLot FW  |  FW D_Rortugal
                       L_Griffiths FW  |  FW Dyorkaeff
                                       |
                          Cloisten SUB |  SUB Coupet
                      La_Huntellio SUB |  SUB L_Amoroso
                          Jumbalia SUB |  SUB P_Pogba
                          Thiago_C SUB |  SUB M_Ball
                             Sobhi SUB |  SUB D_Costa

Referee: N_Alexander (Northern_Ireland)


Min. 5  :(lyn) A_Karnak backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hits the ball up field
          ...  Dyorkaeff latches onto the end of it
          ...  What a shot from Dyorkaeff !
          ...  It could go anywhere
          ...  Looks like it should be Hugo_Lloris's
          ...  Oh he's let it go through his legs
          ...  But drifts inches wide !!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris looks embarrassed!
          ...  He was relieved to see it go wide!
          ...  Goal kick given, amazing decision there!
Min. 11 :(lyn) Ribery barges Boriska off the ball
          ...  Good sliding challenge from C_Fuchs
          ...  It goes out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Didier chips the ball into the area!
          ...  K_Orsi clears the danger
Min. 12 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel with a flicked pass to T_Butcher
          ...  T_Butcher sights up the goal
          ...  He shoots!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Excellent strike!!
          ...  Lets see if Lyon can hang onto that lead!
          ...  Manchester City 0-1 Lyon ...
Min. 13 :(lyn) A_Karnak holds the ball up and waits for support
          ...  He knocks the ball across to Didier
          ...  Didier rifles it to the far post !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He made that look harder than it was!!
Min. 22 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og with a pinpoint pass to S_Pittman
          ...  S_Pittman hits a great shot !
          ...  G_Pagliuca with a fantastic point blank save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 23 :(mnc) S_Pittman 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!
          ...  T_Alderweirel intercepts the pass
Min. 24 :(mnc) The ball goes loose!
          ...  JobLot seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  JobLot with a powerful header !
          ...  The shot takes a wicked deflection
          ...  Wide !!
          ...  That was fortunate
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Boriska chips the ball in towards the back post!
          ...  J_Diakiese gets up well
          ...  And he clears the danger
Min. 25 :(lyn) Dyorkaeff knocks it past the defender and runs onto it
          ...  He showed great skill and pace there
          ...  Wonderful sliding challenge by D_Gallagher
Min. 26 :(mnc) Bebeto plays a long ball to L_Griffiths
          ...  P_Jones makes the challenge and clears the ball
          ...  But it drifts out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  Bebeto crosses it in!
          ...  W_Reid with the shot!
          ...  Terrific shot
          ...  It takes a bounce of the defender
          ...  The deflection takes it just wide
          ...  That's unlucky!
Min. 27 :(mnc) L_Griffiths finds his way through
          ...  He has tremendous pace
          ...  Didier pulls the player to the ground!!
          ...  That's a poor tackle!
          ...  N_Alexander calls him over!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
Min. 28 :(mnc) JobLot 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!
          ...  W_Reid receives the pass and heads towards the goal
          ...  W_Reid with the punt towards goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca won't get to that!
          ...  It clips the post!
          ...  And goes wide!
Min. 29 :(mnc) L_Griffiths takes on D_Rortugal
          ...  He runs past him
          ...  J_Diakiese with a superb tackle!
          ...  He easily dispossessed him.
Min. 30 :(lyn) The ball runs loose!
          ...  Ribery seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  The cross hits Ribery on the butt and rebounds towards goal !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris makes a comfortable save
          ...  He makes it look so easy
Min. 32 :(lyn) A_Karnak with an in swinging cross to D_Rortugal
          ...  A powerful header from D_Rortugal !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  It's hit the bar
          ...  It bounces down
          ...  Hugo_Lloris grabs it
          ...  No Goal!
          ...  Boo's surround the stadium!!!
Min. 34 :(lyn) J_Fleck is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  Dyorkaeff latches onto the ball
          ...  Dyorkaeff has time and space!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  The shot slips through Hugo_Lloris's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
Min. 37 :(mnc) C_Fuchs beats P_Jones
          ...  He muscled him off the ball
          ...  C_Fuchs hits the ball first time!
          ...  It's beaten G_Pagliuca
          ...  It goes wide !!
Min. 38 :(mnc) D_Gallagher runs with the ball to the corner flag
          ...  He plays the ball across to L_Griffiths
          ...  L_Griffiths carves a shot towards goal !
          ...  But G_Pagliuca just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  N_Alexander has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 38 :(lyn) J_Fleck chips the ball over the defence and finds Dyorkaeff
          ...  JobLot wins the ball well
          ...  N_Alexander has given a free kick
          ...  He got away with just a warning
Min. 38 :(lyn) A_Karnak threads the through ball to Dyorkaeff
          ...  A thundering drive by Dyorkaeff !
          ...  It grazes the post!
          ...  And hits the side netting
          ...  Goal Kick!
Min. 39 :(lyn) J_Diakiese controls it well
          ...  He nutmegs K_Orsi
          ...  He puts in D_Rortugal!
          ...  D_Rortugal with the chance !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris claws it off the line
          ...  N_Alexander consults his assistant
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Manchester City 0-2 Lyon ...
Min. 40 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og sprints down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball across to C_Fuchs
          ...  C_Fuchs must beat G_Pagliuca!
          ...  G_Pagliuca heads it away
          ...  He was showing off there!
Min. 43 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 4 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 45 :(lyn) Didier runs down the flank
          ...  He plays the ball in to T_Alderweirel
          ...  T_Alderweirel flings a shot at goal !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 46 :(mnc) D_Gallagher has it now
          ...  He takes on D_Rortugal
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in S_Pittman!
          ...  S_Pittman aims the cheeky shot at goal!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca punches it away
          ...  He could have caught that!
Min. 47 :(mnc) Bebeto pass splits open the defence
          ...  What a ball!
          ...  JobLot is clean through!
          ...  JobLot shapes up for a shot!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 48 :(lyn) Ribery looks to play the ball out wide
          ...  He plays the ball across to D_Rortugal
          ...  D_Rortugal goes for goal !
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  Rifled into the top corner!
          ...  He runs off to the Lyon fans to celebrate!
          ...  Manchester City 0-3 Lyon ...

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Manchester City 0-3 Lyon

Min. 46 :(lyn) D_Rortugal with a probing pass to Dyorkaeff
          ...  From long range Dyorkaeff bends the ball towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 48 :(lyn) A_Karnak is forced back with the ball
          ...  He belts the ball up field
          ...  P_Jones latches onto the end of it
          ...  Boriska with a late tackle
          ...  Well to be fair he was looking for the foul
          ...  N_Alexander ignores the protests for a card
          ...  Tony McCleary looks relieved
          ...  FREE KICK
          ...  T_Alderweirel plays it short to A_Karnak
          ...  A_Karnak shoots towards goal !
          ...  The shot slips through Hugo_Lloris's hands
          ...  But goes wide!
          ...  He got away with that!
          ...  Goal kick given! That looked like a corner to me
Min. 49 :(mnc) JobLot runs at J_Diakiese
          ...  He takes it past him
          ...  J_Diakiese forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  The corner is swung in by Bebeto!
          ...  G_Pagliuca reads it well, and claims it!
Min. 51 :(mnc) L_Griffiths breaks clear of the defence!
          ...  He is clean through!
          ...  He rounds G_Pagliuca!
          ...  G_Pagliuca brings him down!
          ...  He's in trouble here!!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!
          ...  He deserved that! And was lucky it wasn't more!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  N_Alexander signals that it is indirect
          ...  Bebeto knocks it forward
          ...  C_Fuchs gets on the end of it
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  P_Jones picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 52 :(mnc) L_Griffiths with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past the defender
          ...  L_Griffiths with a screamer of a shot !
          ...  But it's hit the defender and went out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  L_Griffiths chips the ball into the area!
          ...  G_Pagliuca catches it!
Min. 54 :(lyn) T_Alderweirel hits the ball through the heart of the defence
          ...  D_Rortugal latches onto it!
          ...  D_Rortugal has time and space!
          ...  He flicks the ball towards goal
          ...  Hugo_Lloris has it covered
          ...  It takes a bobble!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris is left flat-footed
          ...  It's gone wide !!
Min. 55 :(lyn) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  L_Amoroso will come on for T_Butcher and play DF
Min. 56 :(mnc) JobLot chests it down
          ...  JobLot hits a crisp volley!
          ...  G_Pagliuca watches it sail safely wide!
Min. 60 :(lyn) D_Costa will replace Dyorkaeff and play FW
Min. 62 :(lyn) D_Rortugal runs at the defender
          ...  The ball rebounds off K_Orsi back to him!
          ...  That was fortunate, but he continues to go forward!
          ...  D_Rortugal tries to chip the ball over Hugo_Lloris!
          ...  He miskicks the ball
          ...  He's managed to put that out of the stadium
Min. 64 :(mnc) Boriska with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past T_Alderweirel
          ...  He knocks it to L_Griffiths!
          ...  T_Alderweirel moves quickly to get the tackle in this time
Min. 64 :(lyn) D_Costa with the mazy dribble
          ...  He takes it past D_Gallagher
          ...  D_Costa with the overhead !
          ...  Brilliant save from Hugo_Lloris
          ...  That must have impressed his national manager sitting in the stands
Min. 65 :(lyn) M_Ball is being prepared to come on
          ...  Didier is leaving the pitch
          ...  Looks like the substitute will play MF
Min. 68 :(lyn) A_Karnak lobs it over W_Reid
          ...  D_Gallagher makes the challenge and clears the ball
Min. 69 :(mnc) C_Fuchs with an inch perfect pass to Bebeto
          ...  L_Amoroso cuts it out easily
          ...  He clears the ball up field
Min. 71 :(mnc) Caoimhin_Og is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a man in space!
          ...  He throws it to JobLot
          ...  JobLot has time and space on the edge of the box!
          ...  He shoots towards goal!
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes a good save
Min. 72 :(mnc) JobLot takes advantage of a mistake by L_Amoroso
          ...  He runs towards goal
          ...  A powerful shot by JobLot !
          ...  But G_Pagliuca reaches the ball. Good save
Min. 73 :(mnc) Boriska has it now
          ...  He takes on L_Amoroso
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in D_Gallagher!
          ...  D_Rortugal brings him down from behind!
          ...  But the ref gives nothing!
Min. 73 :(lyn) D_Costa runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs D_Gallagher
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  But he steps on the ball and falls over!
          ...  C_Fuchs hits it out for a throw
Min. 76 :(mnc) Bebeto turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He passes it to Caoimhin_Og
          ...  T_Alderweirel read the danger and stops the pass
Min. 78 :(lyn) P_Jones flicks it over the defenders head
          ...  He showed some great skill there!
          ...  P_Jones fires a shot at goal !
          ...  It takes a deflection!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris is wrong footed!
          ...  It drifts just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Jones crosses it in!
          ...  Hugo_Lloris fists it away!
Min. 80 :(lyn) Ribery plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  D_Rortugal keeps possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  D_Rortugal heads the ball towards goal !
          ...  It flies wide!
          ...  He should have hit the target at least!!
Min. 82 :(mnc) La_Huntellio is coming on for K_Orsi and playing DF
Min. 82 :(mnc) Thiago_C will come on for Boriska and play MF
Min. 82 :(mnc) Sobhi takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace L_Griffiths as FW
Min. 88 :(REF) The 4th official signals that there is 1 minute of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(mnc) Bebeto runs forward
          ...  He nicks it past the slide tackle skilfully
          ...  He only has going for the goal in mind!
          ...  Bebeto bears down on goal!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca pulls out a save of the game
Min. 89 :(mnc) Thiago_C gets to the by-line
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to JobLot
          ...  JobLot hits the ball first time!
          ...  G_Pagliuca gets his fingertips to it
          ...  He pushes it on to the post
          ...  The defender clears the loose ball
Min. 91 :(mnc) Bebeto is taking a throw in
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He throws it to JobLot
          ...  JobLot with the deft touch!
          ...  He hits the ball towards goal!
          ...  But he puts it wide
Min. 91 :(lyn) M_Ball knocks it forward
          ...  W_Reid slips
          ...  Ribery gets to it!
          ...  D_Gallagher with a deliberate foul
          ...  He should be jailed for that
          ...  N_Alexander shows him a YELLOW CARD!!
          ...  He'll need to be careful from now on!
          ...  INDIRECT FREE KICK!
          ...  A_Karnak shapes to shoot
          ...  He plays it to Ribery instead
          ...  Ribery fires a shot at goal !
          ...  Hugo_Lloris is beaten!
          ...  It hits the bar!!
          ...  And goes clear

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


Match Details
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Venue                : City Of Manchester Stadium
Attendance           : 108,264
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Manchester City Match Info
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Best player          : JobLot
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : D_Gallagher (91)
Injured              : N/A
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Lyon Match Info
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Best player          : D_Rortugal (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : T_Butcher (12), D_Rortugal (39,48)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : Didier (27), G_Pagliuca (51)
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                         Manchester City  |      Lyon
Attempts on Goal     :          16        |       18
Off target           :           8        |       13
On target            :           8        |       5
Possession           :          43        |       57
Corners              :           4        |       2
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           1        |       2
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           5        |       8
Key Tackles          :           4        |       9
Key Passes           :          14        |       15
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Final Score          : Manchester City 0 - 3 Lyon
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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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Hugo_Lloris    GK  33   3   2   3  13 |  95   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -15   0   0   0
C_Fuchs        DF   2  29   8  10  32 |  95   0   2   1   0   2   0   0   0   0  40  10  11
D_Gallagher    DF   1  29   8   9  43 |  95   0   2   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  18  -2 -22
W_Reid         DF   2  28   7   9  41 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
K_Orsi         DF   1  23   8   5  31 |  86   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0   0
Caoimhin_Og    MF   2   8  30   8  32 |  95   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
S_Pittman      MF   3   9  29  11  40 |  95   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  20
Bebeto         MF   1   9  28   7  30 |  95   0   0   4   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  40  10
Boriska        AM   1   8  24  17  22 |  86   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
JobLot         FW   3   5  11  26  30 |  95   0   0   1   0   7   0   0   0   0   0  10  34
L_Griffiths    FW   2   9   4  26  31 |  86   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  -9
Cloisten       GK  19   3   3   1  31 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
La_Huntellio   DF   2  27   7   9  20 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Jumbalia       DF   2  25   8  10  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Thiago_C       MF   1  10  26   9  21 |   9   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
Sobhi          FW   2   7   7  25  21 |   9   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

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  36   5   5   2  23 |  95  10   0   0   0   0   0   1   0  88   0   0   0
P_Jones        DF   2  28  12   6  28 |  95   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   1
T_Alderweirel  DF   1  28   8   9  31 |  95   0   3   2   1   1   0   0   0   0  60  40   1
T_Butcher      DF   2  28   9   7  23 |  59   0   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  35
J_Diakiese     DF   3  28   8   6  18 |  95   0   3   1   1   0   0   0   0   0  60  30   0
Ribery         MF   1   7  29  10  33 |  95   0   0   2   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  40  11
Didier         MF   3   6  29   8  33 |  69   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2   8  -1
J_Fleck        MF   1   6  27   7  31 |  95   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
A_Karnak       MF   3   4  26  15  31 |  95   0   0   5   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  50   1
D_Rortugal     FW   3  10   9  30  21 |  95   0   1   1   0   6   2   0   0   0  40  30  94
Dyorkaeff      FW   1   7   8  28  23 |  64   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
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   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  60   0   0
P_Pogba        MF   2   8  26  13  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
M_Ball         MF   2  12  26   4  23 |  26   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0
D_Costa        FW   3   7   9  25  42 |  31   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  20  30
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