Lyon held to draw by 10-man Hoffenheim in Champions League

first_imgLyon midfielder Houssem Aouar, center, reacts as Hoffenheim players celebrate their side’s 2nd goal during a Champions League group F soccer match between Lyon and Offenheim in Decines, near Lyon, central France, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)LYON, France—Pavel Kaderabek scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw for 10-man Hoffenheim at Lyon on Wednesday and keep alive a glimmer of hope for the German club in the tournament.With Manchester City thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 in Group F’s other game, a loss would have put Hoffenheim out of contention. But Kaderabek, a Czech international, put the teams level with a simple finish from a free kick two minutes into added time after being left unmarked at the far post.ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lyon would have taken a big step toward the knockout phase with a win but wasted a two-goal lead and could not take advantage of Kasim Adams Nuhu’s sending off in the 51st minute following a second yellow card for a foul on Nabil Fekir.City leads the group with nine points, three more than Lyon. Hoffenheim is in third place with three points ahead of Shakhtar on two.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissFekir and Tanguy Ndombele scored first-half goals for the seven-time French champions before Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric pulled one back after the interval for Hoffenheim.Lyon coach Bruno Genesio experimented with a new system, playing with three center-halves for the first time this season. But his players struggled to adapt to the strategic move and the visitors dominated early exchanges. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View comments Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew They camped in Lyon’s half for prolonged periods until defender Ferland Mendy hit the woodwork in the 19th minute with a powerful shot from the edge of the area.Fekir recovered the ball from the rebound but could not beat keeper Oliver Baumann, who denied an effort from Tanguy Ndombele straight afterward. A scramble in the box followed and resulted in Fekir founding the net from close range with his right foot in the 20th minute.Hoffenheim had an excellent chance to level nearly immediately but Anthony Lopes made a terrific save to deny a point-blank strike from Ishak Belfodil from a corner.With the momentum gone, Hoffenheim went two goals down in the 28th minute as Ndombele connected with a cut-back pass from Mendy just inside the box at the end of a fast move and rifled a shot that took a deflection and wrongfooted Baumann.Kramaric scored in the 65th minute with a fine shot from outside the box before Kaderabek came to the German club’s rescue in added time.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Mourinho taunts crowd as Man United beats Juventus MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

Arsenal legend Henry tipped for Monaco job with Jardim set to be axed

first_img Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Leonardo Jardim looks to be on his way out of Monaco 2 Monaco saw a number of their key players depart after winning the title but still finished runners-up to Paris Saint-Germain last season.However, they have made a woeful start to this campaign, winning just one of their opening nine games to sit 18th in the table.Now, according to reports in France, Jardim is to be shown the door in the coming days.And Monaco are said to have already earmarked Henry as his replacement.The Arsenal legend has been working as an assistant coach to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez for the past few years and has expressed a strong desire to enter management. REVEALED silverware Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade 2 huge blow Monaco are reportedly set to sack Leonardo Jardim as manager, with Thierry Henry tipped to replace him.Jardim has been in charge of the French club for the past four years and led them to their first Ligue Un title in 17 years in 2016/17. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions He has been heavily linked with the vacancy at Aston Villa, although Harry Redknapp told talkSPORT on Tuesday that he had been informed that Henry would not be taking the job.Now the 41-year-old may get his shot in the dugout at the club where he began his football career.Henry came through Monaco’s academy and helped them win the Ligue 1 title in 1997.He went on to enjoy to an incredible career, winning league and cup titles in England and Spain with Arsenal and Barcelona respectively, as well as the Champions League and Club World Cup.He was also part of the France squad which won the World Cup in 1998 and is his country’s record goalscorer.center_img Thierry Henry is close to landing a managerial job it seems REVEALED ADVICE MONEY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move RANKED most read in football England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won BEST OF last_img read more