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Lyon tamed in Trondheim

Published: Tuesday 12 November 2002, 22.00CET
Rosenborg BK 1-1 Olympique Lyonnais Lyon crash out after a disappointing draw in Norway.

Match statistics

RosenborgLyon

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target3
 
4
Attempts off target5
 
10
Corners5
 
5
Offsides3
 
4
Fouls committed16
 
13
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 03/10/2013 16:21 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Tuesday 12 November 2002, 22.00CET

Lyon tamed in Trondheim

Rosenborg BK 1-1 Olympique Lyonnais Lyon crash out after a disappointing draw in Norway.

French champions Olympique Lyonnais bowed out of the UEFA Champions League following a 1-1 draw with Rosenborg BK in the final match in Group D at the Lerkendal stadium.

Emotional farewell
The match was an emotional occasion for Rosenborg’s veteran coach Nils Arne Eggen and midfield player Bent Skammelsrud, who both retired after the game and the home side attacked throughout as they sought a farewell victory.
 
Party atmosphere
The capacity crowd, who paid tribute to their departing heroes before kick-off, urged their players on, and the game began in appropriately open fashion as Sonny Anderson fired two difficult chances just wide in the first six minutes. However, the home side should have been ahead before the game was ten minutes old.

Clear chance
Good work down the left from Harald Brattbakk and Ørjan Berg created a shooting opportunity for Dagfinn Enerly but, unmarked on the edge of the area, he shot wide.
 
Further opportunities
Chances continued to come at both ends, with Vikash Dhorasoo shooting over after a good passing move from Lyon after 13 minutes, and then slicing a left-foot shot high and wide from the edge of the area after Eric Carrière had rolled a free-kick short.

Near misses
At the other end, Berg saw a bouncing header go wide, and Azar Karadas missed another great chance, racing on to a flick-on only to fire over with only Grégory Coupet to beat.

Good save
The last five minutes before half-time could easily have seen either side take the lead. First, Sidney Govou worked a shooting chance but saw his shot saved by Árni Gautur Arason, who gathered at the second attempt with no Lyon player there for the rebound. Enerly then had another clear sight of goal, but his free-kick from the edge of the area was saved by the well-positioned Coupet.

Corner chaos
The second half began in much quieter fashion, although Rosenborg nearly took the lead after Coupet misjudged a corner and Lyon were forced to scramble clear amid confusion. There were further chances at both ends, with Anderson seeing a shot saved by Arason before Rosenborg’s Frode Johnsen put a free header from a corner wide of Coupet’s near post.

Deadlock broken
However, the breakthrough finally arrived for the home side in the 68th minute, as Brattbakk capitalised on a mistake by Patrick Müller to burst clear down the left and cut inside Claudio Caçapa before beating Coupet with a low right-foot shot.

Govou equaliser
That goal left Lyon with it all to do and, despite three attacking changes from coach Paul Le Guen, the French side pushed forward but did not look like scoring until Govou combined with Anderson and fired low past Arason six minutes from time.

Golden chance
The goal ensured a frantic finale, as both sides threw everything forward, and chances came at both ends before, in the very last action of the game, Anderson put a free header wide from two metres.   

Last updated: 13/11/02 5.25CET

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Lineups

rosenborg

Rosenborg

lyon

Lyon

12
ArasonÁrni Arason (GK)
1
CoupetGrégory Coupet (GK)
3
HoftunErik Hoftun
3
EdmílsonEdmílson
5
BasmaChrister Basma
5
CaçapaClaudio Caçapa
6
StrandRoar Strand
6
VioleauPhilippe Violeau
Substitution66
7
BergØrjan Berg
7
M. DiarraMahamadou Diarra
8
EnerlyDagfinn Enerly
Substitution79
9
AndersonSonny Anderson (C)
9
Frode JohnsenFrode Johnsen
10
CarrièreÉric Carrière
Substitution72
10
SkammelsrudBent Skammelsrud (C)
13
BréchetJérémie Bréchet
Yellow Card42
13
SaarinenJanne Saarinen
14
GovouSidney Govou
Goal84
20
KaradasAzar Karadas
Yellow Card72
20
MüllerPatrick Müller
22
BrattbakkHarald Brattbakk
Goal69
24
DhorasooVikash Dhorasoo
Substitution72

Substitutes

1
Espen JohnsenEspen Johnsen (GK)
25
VercoutreRémy Vercoutre (GK)
2
OlsenOdd Inge Olsen
2
DeflandreEric Deflandre
11
SibayaMacBeth Sibaya
4
LavilleFlorent Laville
14
BlixtLars Blixt
8
JuninhoPernambucano Juninho
Substitution66
18
GeorgeChrister George
11
VairellesTony Vairelles
19
LudvigsenTrond Fredrik Ludvigsen
Substitution79
15
DelmotteChristophe Delmotte
Substitution72
21
StensaasStåle Stensaas
18
LuyindulaPéguy Luyindula
Substitution72

Coach

Nils Arne Eggen (NOR)

Referee

Hugh Dallas (SCO)

Assistant referees

Wilson Irvine (SCO), David Doig (SCO)

Fourth official

Kenneth William Clark (SCO)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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