KAA Gent Stadium - Ghent 16/09/2015 - 20:45CET (20:45 local timelocal)

Group stage - Group H

Gent - Lyon
1-1
 

Gent - Lyon 1-1 - 16/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2016

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Gent hold Lyon to dramatic draw

Published: Wednesday 16 September 2015, 22.00CET
Gent hold Lyon to dramatic draw 
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  • Gent hold Lyon to dramatic draw on UEFA Champions League debut
  • Home midfielder Brecht Dejaegere sent off late in first half
  • Christophe Jallet heads Lyon in front (58); Danijel Milicevic levels (68)
  • Matz Sels saves Alexandre Lacazette's late penalty as Gent end with nine
  • Next games: Zenit v Gent, Lyon v Valencia (29 September)

Gent marked their UEFA Champions League debut with a hard-earned draw against Lyon, the Belgian champions holding on despite ending with nine players and thankful for a late Matz Sels penalty save.

 

Lineups

gent

Gent

lyon

Lyon

1Sels (GK)1Anthony Lopes (GK)
9Depoitre
71
2Yanga-Mbiwa
10Renato Neto8Tolisso
13S. Mitrović9Beauvue
69
14Kums (C)10Lacazette
88
19Dejaegere
41
12Ferri
11
81
21Asare15Morel
23L. Nielsen19Valbuena
27Simon
69
20Rafael
46
32Foket
87
21Gonalons (C)
77Milicevic
68
82
23Umtiti
71

Substitutes

25Vandenbussche (GK)30Gorgelin (GK)
3Vitas5Biševac
4Rafinha
90
13Jallet
46
58
7Coulibaly17Malbranque
81
90+1
8Matton
82
26A. Kalulu
69
17Van der Bruggen27Cornet
26Raman
69
90
28Mvuemba

Coaches

Hein Vanhaezebrouck (BEL)
Hubert Fournier (FRA)

Referee

William Collum (SCO)

Press kits

Standings

Group H

PPts
FC Zenit Zenit13
Olympique Lyonnais Lyon11
KAA Gent Gent11
Valencia CF Valencia10
Last updated: 27/11/2015 06:38 CET
 

Match statistics

Gent
Lyon

1

Goals scored

1

47

Possession (%)

53

13

Total attempts

17

5

on target

5

3

off target

9

5

blocked

3

1

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

8

2

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

3

2

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

20

17

Fouls suffered

12

359

Passes

456

299

completed

398

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Nine-man Gent earn a point in their first UEFA Champions League group stage match after denying a flurry of Lyon chances in the final ten minutes.
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    Malbranque (Lyon) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    90
    Rafinha (in) - Raman (out) (Gent)
  • Penalty
    88
    Lacazette (Lyon) missed the penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
    Matz Sels dives to his right and makes a one-handed save to prevent Lyon from taking a late lead.
  • Red Card
    87
    Foket (Gent) is dismissed.
    Gent are down to nine men after the midfielder pulls down Alexandre Lacazette in the box.

See also

  • Gent

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Zenit, 29 September 2015, 2-1
  • Lyon

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Valencia, 29 September 2015, 0-1