Sport Tops / Flops Lille-Wolfsburg: Intensity Lille badly rewarded, Brooks Off-topic
Soccer-Lille held by 10-man Wolfsburg in Champions League opener
Soccer-Lille held by 10-man Wolfsburg in Champions League openerThe French champions had opportunities, but lacked sharpness against the German side who had defender John Brooks sent off shortly after the hour.
Intensity Not favorites at kickoff, Lille immediately took the measure of this Champions League match. Well present in the duels, the men of Gourvennec have asphyxiated their opponent from the beginning of the match and pushed them to commit unusual technical errors. Pair André-Xeka also managed perfectly the German midfielder who spent most of the match. The rare German offensives are passed through the left side, where the Lille's pressing was less dense.»Read also -
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decried at the beginning of the season, the Pair Font-Botman replied present when it was necessary. Accustomed to cash at least one goal per game on the championship beginner, the two centers impressed by their serenity in the duels and in anticipation. Both Colosses have perfectly managed their confrontation with Weghorst, which has never been found in good conditions and that has been illustrated by its technical inaccuracies.
The promises of Angel Gomes
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Loan income This summer of Boavista, Angel Gomes has signed a promising benefit. For his first champions league, the 21-year-old winger seemed uninhibited on Pierre-Mauroy Stadium's lawn. Present in the duel, just technically and always with the desire to play forward, Gomes has given a glimpse of qualities more than promising. He even tried his luck from a distance several times (38th and 55th). A sufficient service to upset the Lille offensive hierarchy?
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Charlie Brooks and her co-star James Bye shared a tense moment outside the Tric Awards on Wednesday evening following the boozy awards ceremony. The EastEnders actors looked animated as they chatted outside the Television and Radio Industries Club in West London, while waiting to get a taxi home.Charlie, 40, recently made a dramatic return to Walford as her iconic character Janine Butcher, alongside Martin Fowler actor James, 37. © Provided by Daily Mail ( Charlie looked super chic during the outing in a black mini dress, which featured studded detailing across the shoulders.
The energy debauchery of Yilmaz
Frustrating evening for Burak Yilmaz. In its particular style, the Turkish foresight has spent its match to multiply high intensity races and harass the Wolfsburg Defense. He first took over on Maxence Lacroix at the race, then he is the origin of the first of the two yellow cartons of Brooks. However, in the image of his team, he missed in the last gesture as on his head at the end of the 70th. It can be the first frustrated of this European evening.FLOPS
The Wolfsburg attack in expected offensive
failure, Wolfsburg disappointed in this champions league poster. The attack quartet of German training has crossed the game as a ghost. Very expected, WeGhorst was eating by the Pair Fonte-Botman and was never able to combine with his teammates. NMecha was more about his advantage while his team was already reduced to 10. An evening to forget for the Offensives of Wolfsburg.
no, this lille is not the ghost of last year
© provided by sofoot if it has not managed to triumph from Wolfsburg (0-0) for its entrance into the champions league, the LOSC Proved the time of an evening he had at least shoulders so as not to work in the Queen competition. And it was much more than a pale copy of his champion version of France last year. At the final whistle of this Lille-Wolfburg, the applause of the Lille supporters resonate as those of the success we remembered.
Brooks off topic
The American central defender had to be damn relieved at the final whistle. If Maxence Lacroix held his rank, Brooks, meanwhile, dragged his sentence throughout the match and greatly suffered in the face of the mobility of Lille. To parapher his copy totally offwing, the central defender returned to a voluntary hand in the midfielder that earned him a second yellow (63rd). A lunar gesture that failed to cost their teammates very expensive.
The inefficiency lilloise
This Tuesday night, the Lille realized the match almost perfect for their return to the Champions League. However, it will only have failed the goals on the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium. Dominators in all the game compartments, the men of Jocelyn Gourvennec missed in the last gesture that it was the pass or shot (16 shots, 3 frames). An inefficiency that, allied with a bit of misfortune, gives way to a frustrating draw for Lille.
yellow-red and nerve crimi: with wolves-comeback "has a lot missing" .
of the VfL Wolfsburg, with his Champions League comeback, tires a happy draw in Lille. But in the end stands: no corner, no shot on goal and a place of space. © Provided by sport1.de yellow-red and nerve crimi: at wolves-comeback "has a lot missing" the end of this game in Lille, which the VfL Wolfsburg had survived with a blue eye, was particularly nerve-wracking. because exactly at this end, in the sixth minute of injection time, referee Danny Makelie suddenly showed the point.