Going, going, Gones

April 6, 2006
By Alex Chick
For an hour on Tuesday night it looked like Lyon had finally cracked it in Europe.

Until a combination of poor finishing, rotten luck and Gérard Houllier's negative tactics undid them. Two last-gasp AC Milan goals later, Les Gones were goners.

After a goalless first leg in France there was a suspicion that Lyon had played Milan's reputation rather than their team. Midfielder Benoît Pedretti claimed the hype surrounding the six-time champions of Europe created a negative mindset ...

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