Posts Tagged ‘ lyon ’

Benfica 4-3 Lyon: four assists for Carlos Martins

November 3, 2010
Benfica 4-3 Lyon: four assists for Carlos Martins

A scoreline that makes the game seem closer than it was – Benfica were 4-0 up and cruising before switching off in the final minutes.
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Bordeaux 2-0 Lyon: a tight game won in the second half thanks to three factors

September 22, 2010
Bordeaux 2-0 Lyon: a tight game won in the second half thanks to three factors

Yoann Gourcuff’s return to Bordeaux was an unhappy one, as the home side won a good contest.
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Lyon 0-3 Bayern: Lyon disjointed, Bayern take advantage

April 27, 2010
Lyon 0-3 Bayern: Lyon disjointed, Bayern take advantage

A resounding victory for Bayern, a disappointing end to France’s exciting adventures in European football this season, and an underwhelming display from Lyon in their first European semi-final.
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Bayern 1-0 Lyon: Unremarkable game, fair result

April 21, 2010
Bayern 1-0 Lyon: Unremarkable game, fair result

Some unfavourable games for the goal-loving neutral can turn out to be the most interesting for the tactical enthusiast. Sadly, this wasn’t really the case tonight, as a toothless Lyon went down to a relatively subdued Bayern in a muted contest.
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Bayern Munich v Lyon: tactical preview

April 21, 2010
Bayern Munich v Lyon: tactical preview

We haven’t had a German side in the Champions League semi-finalist since 2001/02, we haven’t had a French one since 2003/04. Both Leverkusen and Monaco went onto lose in the final, and it’s fair to say that whoever progresses from this tie will be expected to do the same.
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