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  • Date:16 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Santiago Bernabeu
  • Attendance:76,489
( agg 4 - 1 )
  • Marcelo (36) Benzema (65)
    Di Maria (75)
Goal!

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91:42 +1.42

Foul by Kim Kallstrom on Emmanuel Adebayor, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Junior Marcelo.

90:37 +0.37

Sami Khedira challenges Bafetimbi Gomis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kim Kallstrom.

89:42

The referee blows for offside. Dejan Lovren takes the direct free kick.

89:05

The assistant referee signals for offside against Emmanuel Adebayor. Hugo Lloris takes the direct free kick.

87:49

Foul by Lisandro Lopez on Xabi Alonso, free kick awarded. Junior Marcelo takes the free kick.

86:23

Bafetimbi Gomis is caught offside. Iker Casillas takes the direct free kick.

85:05

Unfair challenge on Kleper Pepe by Aly Cissokho results in a free kick. Iker Casillas restarts play with the free kick.

83:24

Lassana Diarra is brought on as a substitute for Karim Benzema. Emmanuel Adebayor is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Hugo Lloris takes the free kick.

81:56

Miralem Pjanic takes a shot. Ricardo Carvalho gets a block in.

81:43

Bafetimbi Gomis takes a shot. Iker Casillas makes a save.

80:05

Cesar Delgado goes off and Miralem Pjanic comes on.

77:52

Esteban Granero replaces Angel Di Maria. Emmanuel Adebayor is caught offside. Hugo Lloris restarts play with the free kick.

76:42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emmanuel Adebayor by Anthony Reveillere. Direct free kick taken by Xabi Alonso.

75:17

Angel Di Maria fires in a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Real Madrid 3 (4)-(1) 0 Lyon.The assist for the goal came from Mesut Ozil.

74:11

Shot by Mesut Ozil from a long way out goes over the net.

73:02

Emmanuel Adebayor on for Cristiano Ronaldo.

71:56

Outswinging corner taken by Jeremy Pied from the left by-line played to the near post, Ricardo Carvalho makes a clearance.

71:29

Bafetimbi Gomis takes a shot. Save made by Iker Casillas.

70:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kleper Pepe by Lisandro Lopez. Junior Marcelo takes the free kick.

69:18

Free kick awarded for a foul by Junior Marcelo on Cesar Delgado. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kim Kallstrom, save by Iker Casillas.

68:46

Jeremy Pied joins the action as a substitute, replacing Yoann Gourcuff.

67:35

Mesut Ozil takes a short corner.

67:13

Karim Benzema takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a save.

65:22

Karim Benzema grabs a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Real Madrid 2 (3)-(1) 0 Lyon.Assist by Junior Marcelo.

63:22

Xabi Alonso gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lisandro Lopez. Hugo Lloris takes the direct free kick.

59:37

Bafetimbi Gomis is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Iker Casillas.

56:10

Cristiano Ronaldo has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide of the right-hand post.

53:31

Aly Cissokho shown a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garcia Sergio Ramos by Aly Cissokho. Mesut Ozil delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right by-line, Hugo Lloris makes a save.

52:30

Outswinging corner taken by Mesut Ozil from the left by-line, Garcia Sergio Ramos takes a shot. Save by Anthony Reveillere.

52:05

Corner taken left-footed by Mesut Ozil from the left by-line, Cristiano Ronaldo takes a shot. Blocked by Cristiano Cris.

51:38

Mesut Ozil takes a shot. Cristiano Cris gets a block in.

49:59

Foul by Junior Marcelo on Anthony Reveillere, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Yoann Gourcuff.

46:41

Corner taken by Mesut Ozil from the left by-line.

46:28

Karim Benzema takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Reveillere.

45:01

Bafetimbi Gomis comes on in place of Jimmy Briand.

44:30

Jeremy Toulalan crosses the ball, Iker Casillas makes a save.

42:52

Foul by Garcia Sergio Ramos on Cesar Delgado, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Yoann Gourcuff, clearance by Ricardo Carvalho.

42:17

Lisandro Lopez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Garcia Sergio Ramos. Ricardo Carvalho takes the free kick.

41:50

The official flags Karim Benzema offside. Free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.

41:42

Mesut Ozil crosses the ball.

41:05

Xabi Alonso takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Cristiano Cris.

40:50

A cross is delivered by Junior Marcelo, Karim Benzema takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a save.

38:26

Jimmy Briand challenges Ricardo Carvalho unfairly and gives away a free kick. Iker Casillas restarts play with the free kick.

38:11

Karim Benzema is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Dejan Lovren.

37:39

Booking for Yoann Gourcuff. Foul by Yoann Gourcuff on Junior Marcelo, free kick awarded. Garcia Sergio Ramos restarts play with the free kick.

36:10

Junior Marcelo grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Real Madrid 1 (2)-(1) 0 Lyon.Assist on the goal came from Cristiano Ronaldo.

31:54

Unfair challenge on Junior Marcelo by Jimmy Briand results in a free kick. Xabi Alonso crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by Hugo Lloris.

29:31

Ricardo Carvalho receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Ricardo Carvalho on Cesar Delgado, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Dejan Lovren.

28:38

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Mesut Ozil, Cristiano Cris manages to make a clearance.

26:55

The ball is delivered by Xabi Alonso.

26:27

Xabi Alonso takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.

26:12

Cristiano Ronaldo takes a shot. Save made by Hugo Lloris.

25:32

Yoann Gourcuff takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Junior Marcelo makes a clearance.

25:13

Centre by Anthony Reveillere, clearance made by Ricardo Carvalho.

24:16

The referee blows for offside. Anthony Reveillere takes the direct free kick.

22:27

Junior Marcelo challenges Jimmy Briand unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Yoann Gourcuff, clearance by Kleper Pepe.

21:58

Unfair challenge on Kleper Pepe by Jimmy Briand results in a free kick. Iker Casillas takes the direct free kick.

21:15

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Yoann Gourcuff played to the near post, clearance by Cristiano Ronaldo.

21:00

Cesar Delgado takes a shot. Iker Casillas makes a save.

19:44

The referee blows for offside against Mesut Ozil. Direct free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.

16:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Anthony Reveillere on Mesut Ozil. The ball is crossed by Xabi Alonso, Cristiano Ronaldo takes a shot. Save made by Hugo Lloris.

14:41

Mesut Ozil concedes a free kick for a foul on Cristiano Cris. Direct free kick taken by Hugo Lloris.

14:27

Foul by Jimmy Briand on Junior Marcelo, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Junior Marcelo.

12:31

Lisandro Lopez produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

11:00

Corner from the right by-line taken by Yoann Gourcuff, Junior Marcelo makes a clearance.

8:35

Kleper Pepe goes into the book. Yoann Gourcuff fouled by Kleper Pepe, the ref awards a free kick. Yoann Gourcuff restarts play with the free kick.

7:54

Xabi Alonso takes a short corner.

7:43

Karim Benzema sends in a cross, clearance made by Anthony Reveillere.

7:09

Yoann Gourcuff concedes a free kick for a foul on Xabi Alonso. Xabi Alonso takes the free kick.

5:59

Lisandro Lopez delivers the ball.

5:33

The ball is swung over by Aly Cissokho, clearance made by Junior Marcelo.

4:18

Corner taken by Mesut Ozil from the left by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Hugo Lloris by Sami Khedira. Hugo Lloris takes the direct free kick.

4:09

Junior Marcelo takes a shot. Hugo Lloris makes a save.

3:40

Junior Marcelo takes a shot. Cristiano Cris gets a block in.

1:29

Cristiano Ronaldo fouled by Cristiano Cris, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Cristiano Ronaldo from the free kick.

Match Preview

Real to monitor Ronaldo fitness Jose Mourinho was unable to shed any light on whether Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo would be fit for Real Madrid's vital Champions League last 16 second-leg clash against Lyon on Wednesday night when he spoke to the media on Tuesday. The #80million striker, 26, damaged his hamstring in the 7-0 thrashing of Malaga on March 3, and at the time of the injury the club stated he would be sidelined for between 10 and 15 days. Mourinho must now decide whether Ronaldo is ready to feature for the nine-time European champions, with the tie well poised at 1-1 from the first leg. He told marca.com: "I don't know whether he is going to play or not. We'll wait until the final training session to decide. I'm not a doctor and I'm not the player so I will leave it to the medical department to decide. "I do not like to decide anything on game day - I like to be clear a day earlier. I have nothing to hide. If he is well, he will play. But you will have to wait a little." Madrid's recent record in the competition is in stark contrast to their position as the most decorated team in the tournament's history, having been dumped out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage in each of the last six seasons. Lyon were the team who eliminated them from last season's competition, denying Madrid the possibility of playing in a Champions League final on their home Bernabeu pitch. Mourinho, who won that final with Inter Milan, refused to read too much into Madrid's own poor recent record or his own impressive form in the competition, having also won it as coach of Porto in 2004. "Everyone has a past, positive and negative. But the past does not play a part," he added. "I usually have good results in the Champions League and have reached finals and semi-finals. But neither my good results and play for Madrid's poor results in recent years play a part. They are unique matches. The tie is open, although we have a tiny advantage when the game starts." Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has called on the Bernabeu crowd to give the team their full backing. Spain's World Cup-winning captain said: "We know that the environment in the Champions League is different and we need them (the crowd). "The best moment I remember from the Champions League was a Real Madrid-Bayern in which we had to overcome a 2-1 deficit. The crowd turned to the team. "We know the Champions League environment is different, we need the public to get behind us. People have to help us and, together, be in the quarter-finals." Lyon reached the semi-finals last year, with Miralem Pjanic scoring the vital goal at the Bernabeu last season. The Bosnian midfielder, quoted in his home country's media, said: "We have travelled to Madrid to score a goal, to advance to the quarter-finals. We have quality and if we continue with our level of play will achieve a new success. "Most importantly we must resist the early pressure. Also our coach will prepare the appropriate tactic." Lyon have never lost at the Bernabeu, having drawn in all three of their previous visits to the Spanish capital. On the injury front, aside from Ronaldo there is a question mark around Pedro Leon, who missed Madrid's weekend win over Hercules after straining a knee in training. Sami Khedira and Ezequiel Garay both returned to the substitutes bench against Hercules, with the Germany midfielder coming on before the hour-mark. Kaka has not played since suffering a knee injury on February 26, while Fernando Gago is out with a torn adductor. Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain is set to miss the rest of the season with a slipped disc suffered in November. For Lyon, full-back Aly Cissokho (knee) missed out against Sochaux at the weekend, as did playmaker Yoann Gourcuff with a bruised toe.

Formation:4231Manager: Jose Mourinho

Real Madrid

Formation: 451Manager: Claude Puel

Lyon

  • Iker Casillas
  • Garcia Sergio Ramos
  • Kleper Pepe
  • Ricardo Carvalho
  • Junior Marcelo
  • Sami Khedira
  • Xabi Alonso
  • Angel Di Maria
  • Mesut Ozil
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Karim Benzema
  • SUBS
  • Antonio Adan
  • Lassana Diarra
  • Esteban Granero
  • Sergio Canales
  • Alvaro Arbeloa
  • Raul Albiol
  • Emmanuel Adebayor

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Match Report

Madrid cruise to last eight Real Madrid progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in seven years after convincingly seeing off Lyon 3-0 to record a 4-1 aggregate victory. Marcelo, Karim Benzema and Angel Di Maria struck the goals as Madrid put to bed their miserable record of having fallen at this same last-16 stage for six successive editions - including against Lyon last season. The victory also means Madrid are a step closer to winning a record 10th European title, and keeps coach Jose Mourinho on course to conquer Europe with three different teams following his success with Porto and then Inter Milan last year. Madrid started in frenetic fashion and Hugo Lloris did well to deny Mesut Ozil and Marcelo before Sami Khedira headed a corner against the post, although he was penalised for his challenge on the Lyon goalkeeper. The home side were unable to continue that early dominance though, and Lyon gradually started to enjoy more possession and they gave Madrid a scare in the 21st minute when Cesar Delgado brought a diving parry out of Iker Casillas. Madrid were back on the attack soon after that and Cristiano Ronaldo - back in the side following a two-match absence due to injury - drew a brilliant diving save out of Lloris with a thunderous strike. However, where Madrid's much-vaunted attackers were unable to find a way through, full-back Marcelo succeeded in the 37th minute to put Mourinho's men ahead. The Brazil international charged forward from his left-back berth, played a one-two with Ronaldo on the edge of the area, superbly cut inside sliding Lyon defender Dejan Lovren and thumped a shot past Lloris, who got a hand to the ball but could not keep it out. That was the breakthrough Madrid were seeking, and in-form striker Benzema almost made it 2-0 moments later with a well-struck effort that produced another great finger-tip save from Lloris. In Madrid's very next attack Benzema found the back of the net with a header but the former Lyon striker, who had netted eight times in his previous six games, saw his celebrations cut short by an offside flag. Lyon coach Claude Puel introduced Bafetimbi Gomis, the French side's goalscorer in the 1-1 first leg draw, at half-time, but it was Madrid who continued to make most of the running in the second period. Benzema (twice) and Sergio Ramos both went close before the former continued his fine scoring form by making it 2-0 in the 65th minute. Marcelo's long ball over the top was latched onto by the #30million striker and he slotted his shot through the legs of Lloris. Benzema was then denied by the Lyon custodian as Madrid sought a third, before Casillas was finally called into action again in the 71st minute to parry a well-struck Gomis shot which almost dropped inside the far post. A goal then would have given Lyon hope, but within four minutes they were 3-0 down and on their way out of the competition. Ozil's header put Di Maria through and the Argentina winger coolly dinked his shot over Lloris to seal Madrid's 25th successive home win in all competitions and, more importantly, a berth in the last eight of the Champions League at long last.

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