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Olympiakos illustrate the fine line between success and failure

Sometimes it's a fine line that separates success from failure and the experience of Olympiakos Piraeus FC in the UEFA Champions League is an illustration

Johan Zetterberg (C) of Olympiakos controls the ball against Pierre Laigle (behind) of Lyon during their Champions League group C match at the Stade Gerland.
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Santini hails Lyon strength
Olympique Lyonnais coach Jacques Santini was full of praise after his side’s victory over Olympiakos Piraeus FC at the Stade De Gerland in Lyon sent them through to the UEFA Champions League Second Group Stage.

Laigle's goal enough to see Lyon through to second stage
Olympique Lyonnais secured the victory they needed when they edged out Olympiakos Piraeus FC 1-0 in their UEFA Champions League First Group Stage encounter at the Stade De Gerland in Lyon.

Fixtures & Results 
12.09 v Valencia CF (A) 1-2
20.09 v Olympique Lyonnais (H) 2-1
27.09 v SC Heerenveen (H) 2-0
17.10 v SC Heerenveen (A) 0-1
25.10 v Valencia CF (H) 1-0
07.11 v Olympique Lyonnais (A) 0-1
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Club Statistics
Goals Scored 6 Offside 31
Goals Against 5 Ball Possession 54 %
Shots Wide 32 Fouls Committed 117
Shots on Goal 21 Yellow Cards 18
Corners 29 Red Cards 0

Top Scorers
3 Giovanni
2 Djordjevic
1 Ofori Quaye

Disciplinary Situation
Players Previous Group Stage 1 - Matchdays
Y R 1 2 3 4 5 6
Amanatidis
Antzas  
Eleftheropoulos  
Georgatos  
Giovanni  
Luciano      
Mavrogenidis
Ofori Quaye  
Patsatzoglou  
Poursanidis
Ze Elias  

Booked Sent off Suspension
Suspension at least 1 day Misses next match if booked
Players List
 1 Angelos GEORGIOU GK
 2 Christos PATSATZOGLOU MF
 3 Kyriakos KARATAIDIS DF
 4 Andreas NINIADIS MF
 5 Georgios AMANATIDIS DF
 6 Ilias POURSANIDIS DF
 7 Stylianos GIANNAKOPOULOS MF
 8  LUCIANO MF
 9 Lambros CHOUTOS FW
 10  GIOVANNI FW
 11 Predrag DJORDJEVIC MF
 13  ZE ELIAS MF
 14 Dimitrios MAVROGENIDIS DF
 15 Stavros GIORGIOPOULOS DF
 17 Petros PASSALIS MF
 18 Jorge Gabriel ALVEZ FW
 19 Athanasios KOSTOULAS DF
 20 Pär Johan ZETTERBERG MF
 21 Grigorios GEORGATOS MF
 22 Michalis SIFAKIS GK
 23 Christos KONTIS DF
 24 Peter OFORIQUAYE FW
 25 Paraskevas ANTZAS DF
 30 Alexios ALEXANDRIS FW
 31 Dimitrios ELEFTHEROPOULOS GK
 32 Georgios ANATOLAKIS DF
Yannis MATZOURAKIS Coach
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