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87'
M. Kranevitter
S. Nasri
78'
C. Grenier
C. Tolisso
73'
G. Mercado
Yellow Card
72'
M. Cornet
Sergi Darder
65'
N. Fekir
R. Ghezzal
65'
W. Ben Yedder
Pablo Sarabia
53'
M. Yanga-Mbiwa
Yellow Card
38'
M. Gonalons
Yellow Card
36'
S. Nasri
Yellow Card
32'
Pablo Sarabia
Yellow Card
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Stats

Possession
% %
13
2
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 0
Total Passes 584 427

Commentary

That's all from us tonight folks! Hope you enjoyed the game.
A superb Sevilla performance tonight has sealed their spot in the next round of the Champions League. They restricted the chances that Lyon could have and saw the game out comfortably, to move into the knock-out stages for the first time in seven years!
FULL-TIME: LYON 0-0 SEVILLA
90' + 4' That's the full-time whistle!
90' + 1' LATE CHANCE! Rafael's shot just inside the box is almost headed in by Diakhaby, but he just can't get on the end of it with a diving header. Surely that's it now for Lyon!
90' There will be four minutes of added time played here.
89' This game could be over now, Sevilla are coping with everything that Lyon are throwing at them.
M. Kranevitter
S. Nasri
Sevilla
87' Nasri has done well on his return to the side from injury and has put in a good shift, he is replaced by Claudio Matías Kranevitter.
86' Corner to Lyon! Can they grab a goal now? Unfortunately not. Rico punishes the ball in well away from danger and sets up a counter-attack for Sevilla! However once again they're in no hurry to get up the pitch and slow the pace of the game.
85' STAT: Sevilla could become the first team since Real Madrid in 2011-12 to keep three clean sheets away from home in a Champions League group campaign.
83' Still no way through this Sevilla defence for Lyon! However if they could grab a goal now it would certainly set up a very entertaining finale.
80' As we enter the final 10 minutes of the game. Sevilla still look strong defensively as it would appear that Lyon have run out of ideas in this second half and Sevilla are not just running down the clock.
C. Grenier
C. Tolisso
Olympique Lyonnais
78' Another Lyon substitution as Tolisso who had some good chances in the game, comes off and is replaced by Clément Grenier.
76' In the other game in this group, Juventus are beating Dinamo Zagreb 2-0 which means that they top in the group. Therefore as it stands Sevilla will finish second and qualify, if this game stays the same.
G. Mercado
Yellow Card
Sevilla
73' Yellow card is given to Mercado, which means that he will miss the next match.
M. Cornet
Sergi Darder
Olympique Lyonnais
72' Another Lyon substitution as Sergi Darder comes off to be replaced by Gnaly Maxwell Cornet.
71' Chance Lyon! Lacazette, who has been pretty quiet by his standards, cuts inside and unleashes a right-footed shot which goes wide of the post.  The sting of the shot was taken out of it by a good block. Sevilla then fail to deal with the resulting corner, but ball fortunately for them the ball loops wide of the post.
70' The home fans are not happy with the amount of time that Sevilla are taking on goal-kicks and throw-ins at the moment, plenty of whistles and booing can be heard around the Stade de Lyon.
68' STAT: Lyon have lost four of their last five home games in the Champions League. However, they have reached the knockout stages in nine of their last 10 Champions League campaigns - with the exception being last season.
N. Fekir
R. Ghezzal
Olympique Lyonnais
65' Now it is Lyon's turn to bring on a substitution. Ghezzal has struggled to get into this game and he is replaced by Nabil Fekir.
W. Ben Yedder
Pablo Sarabia
Sevilla
65' Sevilla make the first substitution of the game, with Sarabia being replaced by Wissam Ben Yedder.
63' There is no real urgency from Sevilla to score tonight as they know they have a two-goal safety net. Lyon are struggling to break down the strong Sevilla defence at the moment and may need to make some changes to liven their attack up again.
60' Wonderful defending by Valbuena! He has just denied Mariano a potential tap-in to give Sevilla the lead. The Frenchman made sure that he tracked his man all the way back and cleared the danger.
57' Minute by minute Sevilla are getting closer to securing their second place spot in Group H. They've kept their shape well and defended resolutely to deny Lyon a goal so far in the game.
55' Lyon free-kick on the right wing. They haven't done much with their set-piece opportunities tonight and that theme continues with that ball in. Sevilla easily clear their lines.
M. Yanga-Mbiwa
Yellow Card
Olympique Lyonnais
53' Another yellow card is handed out by the referee, this time it is given to Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa who immediately holds his hands up in apology for his late challenge.
51' Valbuena is causing the Sevilla defence plenty of problems once again, he has just beaten Mariano down the left and whipped the ball into the box for Lacazette but Rico is on his toes and cuts the ball out.
49' Already we can see that Sevilla have upped their tempo in the opening few minutes of the second half. They sat back a lot in the opening half, but have started this half much better.
47' Sevilla have got this second half off to a good start, they've won a corner almost immediately! The Lyon supporters behind the corner flag appear to be throwing paper balls onto the pitch! Not what we want to see. However the corner is whipped in but comes to nothing.
46' The second half is underway! Will we see some goals?
Despite the first-half ending goalless, it has been a hugely entertaining game here at the Stade de Lyon! Lyon have hit the crossbar twice and had a penalty shout turned down. Whilst Sevilla have had chances of their own, Vitolo has been a constant threat and he hit the post and also had a penalty appeal turned down! Lyon need to score at least two goals in the second half to secure qualification! Can they do it, we'll find out shortly.
HALF-TIME: LYON 0-0 SEVILLA
45' + 1' That's the half-time whistle! It's all square at break.
45' One minute of added time to be played here.
42' Gabreil Mercado brings down Rachid Ghezzal down around 30 yards from the Sevilla goal after an excellent piece of skill from the Lyon man. Ghezzal steps up to take the free-kick but his effort is a poor one and goes well over the bar. That was a decent opportunity for Lyon.
41' Not long to go until half-time now. Can Lyon grab a goal before the half-time whistle?
M. Gonalons
Yellow Card
Olympique Lyonnais
38' This game is starting to boil over. Another yellow card has been issued, this time to Lyon skipper Gonalons.
38' OFF THE BAR! Another great chance for Lyon to take the lead! Once again it is Valbuena with the attempt at goal after an excellent ball into him by Tolisso down the left flank. His curling shot then beats Rico but he gets too much height on it and it smashes off the crossbar.
S. Nasri
Yellow Card
Sevilla
36' Nasri is the second Sevilla player to receive a yellow card. He appeared to kick the ball away after the referee had blown his whistle, however the Frenchman is saying he didn't hear the whistle blow. His appeals fall on deaf ears.
33' Lyon are getting closer! Sevilla are struggling to clear their lines at the moment as the hosts are putting them under huge amounts of pressure in their own half. Gonalons dribbles past a few players and into the box, just as he is about to pull the trigger Alexandre Lacazette pinches the ball off him and gets a shot away. It's blocked and goes behind for a corner, which comes to nothing.
Pablo Sarabia
Yellow Card
Sevilla
32' The first yellow card of the game is given to Pablo Sarabia García for a poor foul.
30' Nasri tracks back well for Sevilla but concedes a free-kick in his own half, which gives Lyon a good opportunity to get the ball into the box and threaten the Spanish sides goal. However the free-kick is a poor one and needs to be flicked on at the near post, the ball then falls to Corentin Tolisso but it goes high and wide of the net.
27' This game has come to life in the last few minutes! Valbuena has just had a curling effort at goal comfortably saved by Rico from long range.
24' LYON HIT THE CROSSBAR! It's end to end here now! Just seconds after Sevilla have their penalty shout denied, Tolisso heads against the bar from close range! Once again, it is Rafael who is getting forward down the right and whips a ball into the box which is met by Tolisso who heads the ball down, but it bounces up and smacks the bar.  
23' ANOTHER PENALTY SHOUT! This time it is Sevilla who want a penalty to be awarded! Vitolo is causing the Lyon defence all sorts of problems and he appears to round Lopes and then goes down as he is about to pull the trigger as he is caught by Lopes' trailing leg. Referee doesn't point to the spot.
21' LYON PENALTY APPEAL! Valbuena goes down in the box and the Lyon players immediately look to the referee. The Frenchman appeared to beat his man and the goes down under the tackle, but the referee ignores his protests.
20' SEVILLA HIT THE POST! Vitolo almost gives Sevilla the lead and that goal may have sealed the visitors path to the knock-out stages. The forward was played through on goal after a cute one-two, he beats Lopes but his curling effort hits the outside of the post! Big let-off for Lyon!
19' Almost 20 minutes gone here and it is Lyon who look the side more likely to make something at the moment. Sevilla are more than happy to sit and soak up the pressure, making sure they stay tight in defence as they know that it is their opponents who need to take the game to them.
17' The game has settled down here now, with Sevilla starting to get a foothold in the game and enjoy possession in the middle of the park.
15' STAT: Sevilla have won their final group game in each of their previous three appearances in the competition. That's a good omen for the visitors!
13' Corner to Lyon! An early goal would be great for Lyon. Valbuena whips the corner into the box and it is met by Maxime Gonalons at the near post but his glancing header goes well over the bar.
11' The atmosphere is electric here at the Stade de Lyon, the home supporters really are making their voices heard and pushing their team forward!
9' Sevilla look like they are going to be a big threat on the counter-attack here tonight, as they only need to draw or lose by one goal to secure qualification to the next round. Vitolo and Samir Nasri are likely to build these counters with their pace and trickery.
6' The hosts are dominating the game at the moment, they are in control of the ball and look very strong down the flanks with the two fullbacks getting up in support as much as possible.
4' CHANCE LYON! Mathieu Valbuena has the first attempt on goal and it is a great effort! It forces Sevilla keeper Sergio Rico into making a fingertip save to deny Lyon an early goal. It was a good pull back from Rafael down the right and he found Valbuena in space in the box.
3' Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes has had a couple of early touches of the ball,  his manager has admitted he's not 100% following the flare incident but he has been declared fit to play.
2' The fog here at the Stade de Lyon has just about lifted here! The hosts are still in possession of the ball having got us underway but Sevilla are pressing high up the pitch and preventing any attacking threat.
1' Here we go!
Lyon need to beat Sevilla by two goals or more to book their place in the next round, this important game is just moments away from getting underway. Stay tuned!
The teams are out and we are almost ready for kick-off here at the Stade de Lyon.
STAT: Lyon have only won one of their last six home Champions League games against Spanish teams (D3 L2), v Real Madrid in February 2010 (1-0).
Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli will be watching his side from the stands tonight as he serves a one-match touchline ban.
Third place and a spot in the Europa League will be the worst-case scenario for the team that fails to qualify tonight. Sevilla have enjoyed great success in the competition in recent years, having won the last three titles, but will be hoping they won't have to defend their title again. 
The big team news is that Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes starts despite being hit by a flare at  weekend during Lyon's Ligue 1 game against Metz.
SEVILLA SUBS: Kranevitter, Kolodziejczak, Vietto, Kiyotake, Ganso, Sirigu, Ben Yedder
SEVILLA (3-4-1-2): Rico (GK); Rami, Pareja, Mercado; Mariano, Escudero, Iborra (C), Nzonzi; Nasri; Sarabia, Vitolo
LYON SUBS: Grenier, Ferri, Fekir, Comet, Tousart, Gorgelin, Rybus
LYON (4-3-3): Lopes (GK); Morel, Diakhaby, Mapou, Rafael; Gonalons (C), Darder, Tolisso; Valbuena, Ghezzal, Lacazette
CONFIRMED TEAM NEWS...
Wissam Ben Yedder scored the only goal as Sevilla beat Lyon 1-0 back in September. Sevilla, sit third in the La Liga table despite Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Granada and they have also been boosted by the return of former on-loan Manchester City playmaker Samir Nasri, who has resumed training after injury.
Lyon are in good form right now, having only lost once - to PSG, in their last seven games. Plus they've picked up four points from their last two Champions League games, which has given them the chance to beat Sevilla to the knock-out rounds.
Lyon face a challenge to improve their fortunes at the Stade de Lyon after the weekend's drama, which left Portugal international Lopes in hospital after firecrackers were thrown at the goalkeeper on Saturday during their Ligue 1 game with Metz. Lopes has been cleared of permanent damage but it is unclear whether he will be fit for tonight's match.
Lyon must beat Sevilla by two goals or more to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League. The French club are third in Group H on seven points, with Sevilla on 10 and the Spanish side could top the group if leaders Juventus fail to beat Dinamo Zagreb. The Italian champions are one point ahead of Sevilla and are at home to the Zagreb, who are yet to pick up a point.
Good evening and welcome to our LIVE match commentary of the Champions League clash between Olympique Lyonnais and Sevilla at the Stade de Lyon, which will decide who makes it to the knock-out stages of the tournament.
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