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  • OL Lyon 0-2 Real Madrid: Ronaldo free-kick & penalty

    Real Madrid managed to lock the ticket to the Champions League last 16. The results obtained after they were arrested in Los Merengues host Olympique Lyon with a score of 2-0.

    In a match at the Stade Gerland, Wednesday (02/11/2011) , Madrid leading 1-0 until halftime. Goals scored by Cristiano Ronaldo's free kick.

    Dead-ball re-generate the goals for Madrid in the second half. This time, turn the penalty Ronaldo, who tore the Lyon goalkeeper.

    This victory makes Madrid have 12 points from four matches and it is definitely qualified for the knock-out phase. As for Lyon stuck in third place with four points.

    The game

    Madrid got a free kick in the 24th minute after Karim Benzema violated by Yoann Gourcuff in front of the penalty box.

    Ronaldo to be the executor did not waste a golden opportunity. Sped swift kick into the goal without being able to reach Lyon goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

    The hosts tried to respond in the 42nd minute. However, Gourcuff left-foot shot from outside the box can be easily tamed Iker Casillas.

    Two minutes later, Madrid had a good chance to increase the advantage. Through a process of counter-attack, Mesut Oezil which penetrate into the penalty box can not conquer Lloris because his shot was too weak.

    Last chance in the first half owned Gourcuff. Get an open space in the penalty box, his shot bounced instead.

    Until the first half ended, Madrid remained 1-0.

    Benzema had the opportunity in the 58th minute. However, the shot curled still leads right into the arms of Lloris.

    Ten minutes later, Lyon threatened by accelerated Ederson. However, the completion of the player back numbered 10 it can be countered Casillas.

    A few moments later, Madrid get a penalty after Ronaldo violated Mouhamadou Dabo. 12 right kick successfully converted into goals by Ronaldo.

    Lyon chance of dropping in the 79th minute. Gourcuff corner forwarded by Jimmy Briand with a header. Bad luck for Briand, the ball still hit the crossbar.

    Team Line-up:

    OL Lyon: Lloris, Dabo, Lovren (Kone 38 '), Cris, Reveillere, Kallstrom, Gonalons, Ederson (Belfodil 84'), Gourcuff, Briand, Gomis (Lacazette 75 ')

    Real Madrid: Casillas, Coentrao (Albiol 64 '), Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Diarra, Xabi Alonso, Khedira, Ronaldo, Oezil, Di Maria (Callejon 83'), Benzema (Higuain 71 ')


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