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Miralem Pjanic gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Hapoel Tel-Aviv 1-3 Lyon.The assist for the goal came from Jeremy Pied.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Toto Tamuz on Jeremy Toulalan. Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Toto Tamuz by Jeremy Toulalan results in a free kick. Deddi Ben Dayan restarts play with the free kick.
Shot by Jeremy Pied from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.
Maxime Gonalons joins the action as a substitute, replacing Fernandes Michel Bastos.
The referee gives a free kick against Toto Tamuz for handball. Free kick taken by Pape Malickou Diakhate.
Jimmy Briand takes a shot from 18 yards. Blocked by Da Silva Douglas.
Shay Abutbul gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Miralem Pjanic. Booking for Shay Abutbul for unsporting behaviour. Pape Malickou Diakhate restarts play with the free kick.
Header on goal by Toto Tamuz from just inside the area goes over the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Miralem Pjanic on Avichai Yadin. Avichai Yadin restarts play with the free kick.
Miralem Pjanic takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.
The offside flag is raised against Toto Tamuz. Hugo Lloris takes the indirect free kick.
Itay Shechter is ruled offside. Toto Tamuz is brought on as a substitute for Ben Sahar. Miralem Pjanic is brought on as a substitute for Yoann Gourcuff. Pape Malickou Diakhate takes the direct free kick. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gil Vermouth by Pape Malickou Diakhate. Gil Vermouth takes the direct free kick. Dejan Lovren challenges Da Silva Douglas unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Booking for Dejan Lovren for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken right-footed by Vincent Enyeama and scored. Hapoel Tel-Aviv 1-2 Lyon.Da Silva Douglas provided the assist for the goal.
Jimmy Briand handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Da Silva Douglas.
Itay Shechter is ruled offside. Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.
Jeremy Pied takes a shot. Save by Vincent Enyeama.
Da Silva Douglas takes a shot. Save made by Hugo Lloris.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeremy Pied on Da Silva Douglas. Jeremy Pied shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by Shay Abutbul.
Yoann Gourcuff produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Yoann Gourcuff takes a outswinging corner.
Unfair challenge on Yoann Gourcuff by Avichai Yadin results in a free kick. (Lyon) makes a substitution, with Jeremy Pied coming on for Bafetimbi Gomis. Anthony Reveillere restarts play with the free kick.
Shay Abutbul comes on in place of Eran Zahavi. Yossi Shivhon is brought on as a substitute for Romain Rocchi.
Bafetimbi Gomis produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
Jimmy Briand produces a drilled right-footed shot from 18 yards. Save by Vincent Enyeama.
Shot from 35 yards by Ben Sahar. Save made by Hugo Lloris.
Itay Shechter is adjudged to have handled the ball. Itay Shechter is booked. Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Yoann Gourcuff from the left by-line, Vincent Enyeama makes a comfortable save.
Yoann Gourcuff takes a shot. Bafetimbi Gomis gets a block in.
Effort from deep inside the area by Eran Zahavi misses to the right of the goal.
Itay Shechter is caught offside. Free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.
Deddi Ben Dayan challenges Anthony Reveillere unfairly and gives away a free kick. Deddi Ben Dayan is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Kim Kallstrom.
Fernandes Michel Bastos is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Dani Bondarv takes the indirect free kick.
Jimmy Briand has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.
Centre by Anthony Reveillere.
Eran Zahavi sends in a cross.
Goal scored by Fernandes Michel Bastos from outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Hapoel Tel-Aviv 0-2 Lyon.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Yoann Gourcuff played to the near post.
Bafetimbi Gomis takes a shot. Blocked by Eran Zahavi.
Romain Rocchi takes the inswinging corner, save by Hugo Lloris.
Ben Sahar takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a save.
Bafetimbi Gomis fouled by Dani Bondarv, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Pape Malickou Diakhate.
Unfair challenge on Deddi Ben Dayan by Jimmy Briand results in a free kick. The referee cautions Jimmy Briand for unsporting behaviour. Eran Zahavi restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Fernandes Michel Bastos goes wide of the left-hand post.
Romain Rocchi takes a short corner.
Inswinging corner taken by Yoann Gourcuff from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Da Silva Douglas.
Corner taken by Yoann Gourcuff played to the near post, Avichai Yadin manages to make a clearance.
Ben Sahar takes a shot. Save by Hugo Lloris.
Effort on goal by Kim Kallstrom from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Avichai Yadin takes a shot. Save made by Hugo Lloris.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Yoann Gourcuff, save made by Vincent Enyeama.
Bafetimbi Gomis takes a shot from 18 yards. Save by Vincent Enyeama.
The offside flag is raised against Ben Sahar. Hugo Lloris takes the indirect free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from just outside the area by Kim Kallstrom goes over the bar.
The referee blows for offside against Aly Cissokho. Vincent Enyeama takes the indirect free kick.
Walid Badir challenges Jimmy Briand unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Walid Badir goes into the referee's book. Penalty taken left-footed by Fernandes Michel Bastos and scored. Hapoel Tel-Aviv 0-1 Lyon.Assist on the goal came from Jimmy Briand.
Gil Vermouth takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Anthony Reveillere makes a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Eran Zahavi to the near post, clearance made by Anthony Reveillere.
Deddi Ben Dayan takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a save.
Jimmy Briand takes a shot. Save made by Vincent Enyeama.
Foul by Yoann Gourcuff on Walid Badir, free kick awarded. Walid Badir takes the direct free kick.
The match has kicked off.
The first half comes to an end.
The second half has started.
The referee ends the match.
Hapoel Tel Aviv coach Eli Gutman insists Lyon's current struggles in Ligue 1 will have no bearing on their Champions League encounter in Israel.
Lyon currently sit in the relegation zone after failing to win any of their past four league games, including Saturday's home defeat in the Derby du Rhone to arch rivals St Etienne.
The pressure is starting to mount on coach Claude Puel but Gutman remains wary of a side which reached the semi-finals last season before bowing out to Bayern Munich.
He said: "I think Lyon are a very strong and experienced team. They have excellent players. But Lyon are in a difficult situation in the league right now. But this has no influence on the match.
"The Champions League is a different situation. They won against Schalke in their first match, and for me Lyon are still the favourites to win Group B. So, for us, one point would be a good result."
Hapoel went down 2-0 to Benfica in their pool opener but Gutman is still optimistic they can advance to the knockout stages.
He added: "After our defeat at Benfica, our situation hasn't improved, that is clear. It is harder now to reach our goals, but it is not impossible.
"It was our goal to finish second or third, and this is still our goal. I think my team is strong enough, we still have five matches to go and everything is possible."
Lyon's hopes of getting their season back on track have been hit by an injury list which shows little sign of abating.
Lisandro Lopez and Jean Makoun will again miss out while Cris, Cesar Delgado and Ederson have not travelled.
Despite the visitors' struggles, outspoken president Jean-Michel Aulas has no plans to change coach after throwing his support behind Puel.
He told France Football: "You'd be surprised how many messages of support I get for Claude. There is nobody inside the club who contradicts that view.
"We opted to give him a four-year contract with a view to bringing a degree of stability to the club. That said, we can always make a decision at any moment."
Baston at the double
Michel Bastos' brace earned Lyon a second successive Champions League win which takes them clear at the Group B summit as they came away from Hapoel Tel Aviv 3-1 victors.
The Brazil wideman smashed home a sixth-minute penalty - but it is his second, a venomous 20-yard effort, which will live long in the memory.
Penalty-taking goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama pulled a goal back for Hapoel with 11 minutes remaining, but Miralem Pjanic made it 3-1 in added time.
Lyon keeper Hugo Lloris was extended by Deddi Ben Dayan's early effort from long range but the opener was not long in coming at the other end. Walid Badir fouled Jimmy Briand in the penalty area and Michel Bastos stepped up to emphatically find the corner of the net.
The next serious threat to either goal came when Aly Cissokho's cross was met at full tilt by Bafetimbi Gomis, who improvised a volley which was turned aside by Enyeama.
Kim Kallstrom's wildly ambitious bicycle kick from the edge of the box flew well over the crossbar before Hapoel pressed and Lloris stood firm to push away as Sahar's curler from 20 yards was too central.
Enyeama was unconvincing as he smothered at Gomis' feet before Lloris reacted well to save after Sahar`s tame shot took a huge deflection.
The France keeper caused panic in his own defence when he punched Romain Rocchi's corner straight into the ground, but Hapoel failed to take the opportunity as Anthony Reveillere's block thwarted Ben Dayan and Lyon broke quickly. Yoann Gourcuff brilliantly picked out Gomis but Eran Zahavi made a fantastic saving challenge as the striker prepared to shoot.
There was no stopping Michel Bastos' effort from the resulting corner, though. Gourcuff's delivery was disappointing, but Ben Dayan's weak clearance fell perfectly for the Brazilian to launch a thunderous, swerving left-footed effort into the top corner from 20 yards.
Hapoel's Itay Schechter had a goal disallowed early in the second half after rounding Lloris with a glaring handball which also earned him a yellow card.
Gomis was just too high with another unconventional flick at goal and Douglas' header at the other end was saved before lively Lyon substitute Jeremy Pied drew a fine diving save from Enyeama with a 30-yard effort.
Enyeama was handed his chance to shine at the other end soon afterwards, though, slotting home calmly from the spot after Lovren hauled down Douglas at a set-piece.
Briand's shot was blocked by Douglas after Cissokho's cross was first missed by Pjanic, before goal hero Bastos departed with a hamstring problem.
However, the French side provided a final coat of gloss as Pied's effort was blocked but Pjanic followed up to beat Enyeama, who got a hand to the shot.
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