UEFA Europa League
Vodafone Arena, İstanbul, Turkey
Lyon win 7-6 on penalties
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FT: The result means that Lyon progress into the Europa League Semi-finals while Besiktas bow out of the competition.
FT: Both sides spurned a number of good chances over the second-leg tie but Lyon’s performance merited the victory, although they had to ride their luck with Besiktas rueing their missed opportunities.
FT: So Lyon progress into the Europa League Semi-finals.
Gonalons sweeps the penalty home, sending Fabricio the wrong-way. 6-7.
Mitrovic’s tame penalty is denied by Lopes, who guesses right. 6-6.
Jallet fires the penalty over the bar, Besiktas surive. 6-6.
Tošić’s penalty is palmed away by Lopes, who guesses right. 6-6.
Diakhaby sends Fabricio the wrong way to score. 6-6.
Uysal sends Lopes the wrong way to score. 6-5.
Valbuena fires the penalty home into the top-corner. 5-5.
Talisca squeezes the penalty home dsepite Lopes guessing right. 5-4.
Rybus fires the penalty home despite Fabricio guessing right. 4-4.
Arslan fires the penalty home, sending Lopes the wrong way. 4-3.
Ghezzal fires the penalty into the top-corner. 3-3.
Hutchinson fires the penalty home off the post. 3-2.
Tolisso squeezes the ball home. 2-2.
Tosun manages to squeeze the effort home off the post. 2-1.
Fekir sends Fabricio the wrong way to score. 1-1.
Penalties: Babel fires the penalty home straight down the middle. 1-0.
ET FT: So we’re heading to a penalty-shootout. Both sides spurned good chances in Extra-Time with Tosun denied by Lopes before Tolisso was brilliantly denied by Fabricio, although he should have scored.
120’+1′ The referee blows his whistle to bring Extra-Time to an end. We’re heading to penalties.
120’+1′ Final Lyon change sees Morel replaced by Maciej Rybus
120′ There will be one additional minute.
120′ The freekick comes to nothing.
119′ Tousart is penalised for a foul on Arslan.
117′ Gönül is penalised for a foul and is booked.
116′ Final Besiktas change sees Quaresma replaced by Tolgay Arslan.
114′ Slight delay in the match as Quaresma is down.
113′ Morel is penalised for a foul on Talisca.
112′ Tosun is caught offside.
111′ Close!! Morel does well to pull the ball back to Tolisso, who looks set to score but his tap-in is brilliantly palmed away by Fabricio.
110′ Valbuena wins a freekick.
107′ Beck wins a freekick.
107′ Chance!! Lopes spills a cross into the path of Quaresma, who slices his effort wide.
106′ Chance!! Quaresma’s delivery is flicked-on to Tosun, looks set to score but he miscues his effort and Lopes palms the strike away.
105′ Talisca wins a freekick.
105′ Besiktas get the second period of Extra-Time underway.
ET HT: Fifteen minutes left, will there be another goal? Join us again for the second period of Extra-Time.
ET HT: So we’re still level with both sides spurning good chances. First Talisca somehow fired wide from close-range before Diakhaby headed the ball wide from close-range.
105′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the first period of Extra-Time to an end.
104′ Chance!! The corner is taken short before Diakhaby heads the delivery wide.
104′ Gönül concedes a corner.
101′ Chance!! Quaresma does exceptionally well to dispossess Morel and pull the ball back to Talisca, but he somehow fires the ball wide from close-range when he should have scored.
101′ Tousart meets a Valbuena cross but it is tame
97′ The delivery is cleared.
96′ Hutchinson concedes a corner.
95′ Gonalons is penalised for a foul on Talisca.
94′ Quaresma wins a freekick.
94′ Second Besiktas change sees Necip Uysal replace Özyakup.
93′ The corner is cleared before Nkoulou fires the loose ball harmlessly wide.
92′ Gönül concedes a corner.
90′ The corner is cleared before Talisca ambitiously fires the ball harmlessly off-target from-range.
90′ Mitrovic concedes a corner.
90′ Lyon get the first period of Extra-Time underway.
90′ During the interval, Lyon make their second change with Lacazette replaced by Rachid Ghezzal.
ET: So will we have a goal in the next 30 minutes or are we heading to penalties? Join us again for the first period of Extra-Time.
ET: The French side spurned a number of good chances in the second-half themselves with Lacazette denied by Fabricio, who then did well to tip behind a deflected Tousart cross. Diakhaby then spurned a good chance when he headed wide from a free-header before he was instinctively denied by Fabricio, although he should have scored, as the keeper then denied Tousart. Lacazette then spurned a glorious change late-on, when he fired against the bar when he was played through on-goal.
ET: The Turkish side went close on a few occasions prior to Talisca’s goal with the Brazilian having a header cleared off the line before he drilled the ball just wide from-range. Tosun was then denied by Lopes before the Brazilian headed home. That was before Quaresma hit the post from a cross.
ET: So Talisca’s goal has taken the game to another 30 additional minutes.
90’+1′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the match to an end, we’re heading to Extra-Time.
90′ There will be one additional minute.
89′ So close!! Lacazette is played through on-goal by Tolisso and the striker has just Fabricio to beat but his effort strikes the bar.
89′ Fekir is penalised for a foul.
88′ Tousart fires an effort harmlessly wide from-range.
87′ Chance!! Diakhaby meets the delivery but his header is instinctively saved by Fabricio before Tousart’s acrobatic effort is palmed away by the keeper.
87′ Tolisso wins a corner.
85′ Close!! Fekir cuts-inside to fire an effort that Fabricio saves well.
84′ So close!! Quaresma’s dangerous delivery strikes the post before Babel fires the follow-up wide against his own-man.
82′ Beck wins a freekick after a foul from Tousart.
82′ Play resumes.
81′ The ball is put out of play as Quaresma is down.
80′ Talisca is caught offside.
79′ The corner eventually comes to nothing.
79′ Beck concedes a corner.
78′ Chance!! Valbuena’s delivery is met by Diakhaby with a free-header but he heads the ball wide from close-range.
77′ Tošić is booked for a foul on Lacazette, who wins a freekick in a good position.
76′ First Besiktas change sees Adriano replaced by Andreas Beck.
76′ First Lyon change sees Cornet replaced by Nabil Fekir.
75′ Quaresma miscues the freekick over the bar.
74′ Quaresma wins a freekick in a good position after a foul from Jallet.
70′ Quaresma tries an ambitious effort with the outside of his foot but Lopes makes a comfortable save.
69′ Tolisso fires an effort harmlessly over the bar from-range.
68′ Tolisso is penalised for a foul on Özyakup.
67′ Valbuena’s delivery is cleared before Jallet is caught offside.
67′ Close!! Tousart sends a cross that deflects off Hutchinson and Fabricio is forced to tip the ball behind.
64′ Valbuena’s freekick hits the wall.
63′ Lacazette wins a freekick in a good position after a foul from Tošić.
62′ Talisca is caught offside.
62′ Chance!! Lacazette latches onto a fine cross-field pass from Tolisso before firing an effort that Fabricio smothers, although the strike was straight at the keeper.
59′ Talisca wins a freekick.
58′ Goal!! Talisca meets a teasing delivery from Adriano to head home powerfully past Lopes.
56′ The corner is eventually cleared.
56′ Quaresma wins a corner.
55′ Chance!! Tosun meets a delivery from Gönül with a header but Lopes brilliantly palms the ball away.
53′ Close!! Quaresma’s freekick hits the wall but the loose ball falls to Talisca, who fires an effort inches wide of the far-post from-range.
52′ Gonalons is penalised for a foul.
49′ Babel cuts-inside to fire an effort at-goal but Nkoulou blocks the strike.
45′ Chance!! Lopes is beaten to a cross by Talisca, who heads the ball at-goal but Jallet clears the ball off the line.
45′ Besiktas get the second-half underway.
HT: So will Besiktas find the next goal to take the tie to Extra-Time or will Lyon hold onto their aggregate lead and find the next goal? Join us again for the second-half.
HT: The Turkish side know they need to find another goal to take the tie to Extra-Time and will need to be more clinical in front of goal and make the most of their chances if they are to find it. However they have to be aware of the Lyon threat. They have survived on a few occasions and will need be cautious of Lacazette, who has caused a number of problems for the hosts. Another goal for the visitors could put the tie out of sight as it would mean that the Turkish side would require three more goals. The visitors will need to be clinical in front of goal themselves and cannot afford to rue their missed opportunities as they will allow Besiktas a way back in the game.
HT: The visitors created a number of good chances and first went close when Tolisso fired an effort wide on the volley from close-range before Lacazette levelled the scores on the night with a delightful chip. Lacazette very nearly put the French side ahead when he struck the post before Cornet fired an effort just wide of the far-post.
HT: The game has been very evenly contested with both sides creating a number of good chances. The hosts started well and went close through Tosun, who twice forced Lopes into good saves with two strikes from-range before Talisca put the hosts ahead on the night. The Brazilian then went close when he curled an effort inches wide of the far-post.
HT: So we’re level at the break but Lyon have a 3-2 lead on aggregate.
45’+1′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the first 45 minutes to an end.
45′ The freekick is dealt with by the visitors.
45′ Quaresma wins a freekick.
45′ Close!! Jallet finds Cornet, who curls an effort just wide of the far-post.
45′ There will be one additional minute.
42′ Close!! Talisca fires a powerful strike that flies inches wide of the far-post.
41′ Babel wins a freekick after a foul from Jallet.
40′ So close!! Tolisso plays Lacazette through on-goal with a headed-pass and the striker looks to bend the ball into the far-corner but his effort strikes the inside of the post and stays out as the striker reeled off to celebrate.
40′ Talisca’s freekick flies harmlessly over the bar.
39′ Tousart is penalised for a foul on Talisca.
38′ Quaresma’s delivery is cleared.
37′ Quaresma wins a freekick in a good position after a foul from Morel.
36′ Cornet is penalised for a foul.
36′ Talisca is caught offside.
35′ Quaresma fires an effort from-range but Lopes makes a comfortable save.
34′ Goal!! Lacazette exchanges a nice one-two with Gonalons, before lobbing Fabricio to level the scores on the night and extend their aggregate lead.
32′ Hutchinson is penalised for a foul on Tousart.
31′ Talisca wins a freekick after a foul from Gonalons, who receives a yellow card.
28′ The delivery is cleared.
28′ Adriano is booked for a late foul on Cornet.
27′ Goal!! The corner is taken short before Talisca fires the ball home through a crowded penalty-area.
26′ Quaresma’s delivery is cleared before a Hutchinson effort is tipped behind for a corner.
25′ Nkoulou concedes a corner.
24′ Gönül is penalised for a foul on Gonalons.
23′ Play resumes.
21′ Valbuena’s delivery almost finds Diakhaby but Fabricio punches the ball clear, while clattering the defender. The referee eventually halts play so the Lyon defender can receive some treatment.
21′ Talisca is penalised for a foul on Gonalons.
20′ Adriano is penalised for a foul on Tolisso.
19′ Valbuena’s delivery causes havoc and ricochets off Tošić from Adriano but the loose ball is gathered by Fabricio.
18′ Adriano concedes a corner.
15′ Quaresma’s delivery is cleared.
15′ Quaresma wins a corner.
14′ Talisca tries to audaciously lob the keeper from-range but his effort goes harmlessly wide.
13′ Chance!! Lacazette wonderfully finds Tolisso, who controls the ball well before dragging his strike wide on the volley.
10′ Hutchinson wins a freekick.
10′ Play resumes.
9′ Slight delay in the match as Gönül is down with an injury.
8′ Hutchinson wins a freekick after a foul from Lacazette.
6′ Valbuena’s delivery is met by Tousart, who heads the ball over the bar.
6′ Mitrovic concedes a corner.
4′ Valbuena is penalised for handball.
4′ Close!! Tosun fires a powerful effort at-goal from-range but Lopes palms the effort away.
3′ Talisca wins a freekick.
3′ Valbuena’s delivery is cleared.
2′ Cornet wins a freekick in a good position after a foul from Tošić.
1′ Close!! Tosun fires a powerful effort from-range but Lopes does well to get down to his right and make the save.
0′ Lyon get the game underway.
Besiktas J.K.: Fabricio (GK), Adriano, Duško Tošić, Matej Mitrovic, Gökhan Gönül, Atiba Hutchinson, Oğuzhan Özyakup, Ryan Babel, Anderson Talisca, Ricardo Quaresma, Cenk Tosun
Olympique Lyonnais: Anthony Lopes (GK), Jérémy Morel, Mouctar Diakhaby, Nicolas Nkoulou, Christophe Jallet, Corentin Tolisso, Maxime Gonalons, Lucas Tousart, Mathieu Valbuena, Maxwel Cornet, Alexandre Lacazette