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Sonny delight spells Brugge despair

Published: Friday 7 December 2001, 0.09CET
A Sonny Anderson hat-trick took Olympique Lyonnais into the UEFA Cup fourth round as they overturned a 4-1 deficit against Club Brugge KV.

Match statistics

LyonClub Brugge

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target3
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Friday 7 December 2001, 0.09CET

Sonny delight spells Brugge despair

A Sonny Anderson hat-trick took Olympique Lyonnais into the UEFA Cup fourth round as they overturned a 4-1 deficit against Club Brugge KV.

Olympique Lyonnais 3-0 Club Brugge KV (Aggregate: 4-4 - Lyon progress on away goals)
A classic hat-trick from Sonny Anderson secured a place for Olympique Lyonnais in the UEFA Cup fourth round after an immensely entertaining 3-0 victory over Club Brugge KV. The Brazilian struck with his head and both feet as Lyon produced a stirring performance to overturn a 4-1 first-leg deficit.

Lunging header
Despite their heavy defeat in Belgium, the home fans did not have to wait long for a glimmer of hope as Lyon crafted a fine opening goal on 19 minutes. Playmaker Eric Carrière twisted and turned to leave his marker for dead and his left-footed cross was met by a lunging Anderson header which flew into the back of the net.

In off the crossbar
Jacques Santini's men added a second only four minutes later. Marc Delmotte charged down the left flank and his centre found the unmarked Anderson who unleashed an unstoppable thunderbolt which went in off the crossbar.

Incessant pressure
Lyon were taking full advantage of the full width of the Gerland stadium pitch, causing no end of problems to the Brugge rearguard with Delmotte on the left and Sidney Govou down the right wreaking havoc at will. The Belgians had forced a number of corners but Grégory Coupet was yet to make a telling save.

Reflex stop
Brugge started the second period more promisingly and would have scored on 57 minutes if luck had been on their side in an almighty penalty-area scramble. Eight minutes later Coupet pulled off a super save to deny Andrés Mendoza's prodded effort with his feet.

Sublime football
By this stage the home side were piling on the pressure and treating the Gerland faithful to some scintillating one-touch football laced with delightful flicks. Carrière was orchestrating matters and almost added the final touch to a wonderful interchange with Patrick Müller.

Brazilian brilliance
The decisive goal finally came deep into stoppage time and again it was the 31-year-old Anderson who provided the end product to another Lyon break, this time firing in a right-footed shot from an acute angle which flew into the bottom corner leaving Dejan Nemec with no chance.

History books
Lyon certainly had to do it the hard way but Santini and his players can be proud of this result as the club finally managed to overturn a first-leg defeat in European competition at the eighth time of asking.

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Lineups

lyon

Lyon

club brugge

Club Brugge

1
CoupetGrégory Coupet
13
NemecDejan Nemec
13
BréchetJérémie Bréchet
2
De CockOlivier De Cock
6
VioleauPhilippe Violeau
Yellow Card81
Substitution87
16
LembiNzelo Lembi
15
DelmotteChristophe Delmotte
3
SimonsTimmy Simons
4
LavilleFlorent Laville
Substitution76
5
Van der HeydenPeter Van der Heyden
20
MüllerPatrick Müller
6
ClementPhilippe Clement
Substitution42
12
JuninhoPernambucano Juninho
8
EnglebertGaëtan Englebert
14
GovouSidney Govou
Substitution63
7
VerheyenGert Verheyen (C)
10
CarrièreÉric Carrière
18
MendozaAndrés Mendoza
Substitution87
19
ChaneletJean-Marc Chanelet
11
MartensSandy Martens
Yellow Card55
9
AndersonSonny Anderson (C)
Goal19
Goal23
Goal90+3
19
LangeRune Lange
Substitution71

Substitutes

26
HuguesAngelo Hugues
1
VerlindenDany Verlinden
27
HauwAlexandre Hauw
25
CornelisHans Cornelis
18
LuyindulaPéguy Luyindula
Substitution63
12
De BrulTjorven De Brul
Substitution42
8
LaiglePierre Laigle
14
ČehNastja Čeh
21
NéeFrédéric Née
Substitution87
17
José DuarteJosé Duarte
Substitution87
22
LinarèsDavid Linarès
Substitution76
20
SillahEbrima Sillah
2
DeflandreEric Deflandre
9
ŠimicJosip Šimic
Substitution71

Coach

Jacques Santini (FRA)

Referee

Rune Pedersen (NOR)

Assistant referees

Steinar Holvik (NOR), Arild Sundet (NOR)

Fourth official

Tommy Skjerven (NOR)

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