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Perrin looking to Ibrox finale

Published: Wednesday 28 November 2007
Olympique Lyonnais coach Alain Perrin feels Rangers FC "will play defensively" when they meet in Glasgow on Matchday 6 after his side were held by FC Barcelona.
Perrin looking to Ibrox finale
Juninho Pernambucano twice levelled the scores for Lyon ©Getty Images

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LyonBarcelona

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target7
 
5
Attempts off target3
 
4
Corners1
 
3
Offsides1
 
3
Fouls committed22
 
17
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red cards0
 
0

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Last updated: 03/10/2013 16:22 CET

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Published: Wednesday 28 November 2007

Perrin looking to Ibrox finale

Olympique Lyonnais coach Alain Perrin feels Rangers FC "will play defensively" when they meet in Glasgow on Matchday 6 after his side were held by FC Barcelona.

Olympique Lyonnais coach Alain Perrin was obviously disappointed that his team were unable to clinch victory against FC Barcelona and overhaul Rangers FC in second place ahead of their pivotal Matchday 6 meeting at Ibrox. His Dutch counterpart Frank Rijkaard, meanwhile, felt the Catalan club deserved maximum points but nevertheless took solace in having already won Group E.

Alain Perrin, Lyon coach
I am disappointed for the players as they could have won the match which would have been good for the final game against Rangers. Of course, I would have preferred to have more points than Rangers - they will now play more defensively and I don't like that. We should not get deterred by the atmosphere in Glasgow and be very attentive on the counterattack. Barcelona are technically superior and when they get in front it's very difficult to get the ball back off them. We deserved to score our two goals, though. Juninho [Pernambucano] never gets nervous; he was a key player tonight and gave us the extra thing we needed to achieve this draw.

Frank Rijkaard, Barcelona coach
We played well, better than Lyon, but we've qualified and are top of the group - that's the most important thing. But we could have won tonight. Lyon have a good chance in Glasgow and I think that will be a great last match.

Last updated: 28/11/07 0.28CET

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