Liverpool 1 Lyon 3 LIVE RESULT: Lacazette scores TWICE as Salah misses penalty in Liverpool mid-season defeat | The Sun
11th December 2022

LIVERPOOL fell to defeat against Lyon in Dubai as they prepared for the return of the Premier League.

The Reds currently find themselves FIFTEEN points off table-topping Arsenal after having a disastrous start to the season and have have suffered a loss to Lyon.

Fabio Carvalho put Liverpool ahead but Mohamed Salah missed a penalty before Alexandre Lacazette netted an equaliser.

Bradley Barcola got the goal to put his side ahead before Lacazette sealed the win in the 83rd minute.

  • Result: Liverpool 1-3 Lyon
  • TV/Stream: LFC TV
  • Liverpool XI: Kelleher, Milner, Matip, Gomez, Robertson, Bajcetic, Thiago, Elliott, Carvahlo, Salah, Firmino
  • Lyon XI: Lopes, Henrique, Lukeba, Diomande, Gusto, Mendes, Caqueret, Tolisso, Aouar, Dembele, Lacazette

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  • Lloyd Canfield

    Until next time…

    It was a pleasure covering this game for you to read here on SunSport today.

    Up next Liverpool will play AC Milan in the Dubai Super Cup, and they will be hoping for a better result than what they got from Lyon today.

    Meanwhile don't forget to keep up to date with our World Cup coverage, as we will bring you the Semi-Finals between Argentina and Croatia and Morocco and France.

    Also have a go on our World Cup score predictor, in which you have the chance to win £5000 if you get any of the scores correct for the upcoming games, it is worth a shot, right?

    Until then, thank you for reading, and have a good night.

    Lyon’s players celebrate sacoring a goal as Liverpool’s Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah (R) looks on during the Dubai Super Cup 2022 match between Liverpool and Lyon at al-Maktoum stadium in the Gulf emirate, on December 11, 2022. (Photo by KARIM SAHIB / AFP) (Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images)Credit: AFP
  • Lloyd Canfield

    Man of the match

    Alexandre Lacazette is the obvious choice, but we are actually going to give it to Bradley Barcola.

    The 20-year-old was really impressive after coming on, and set the pace for Lyon when he was introduced.

    He scored the second goal to give his team the lead, and almost got a brace when he struck the post just minutes later.

    Definitely one to watch for the future this lad, Bradley Barcola, remember the name.

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    A double defeat for Liverpool

    A great set of penalties from Lyon, who scored all five of their pens in the shootout, which sees them walk away from this game with all four points.

    They won the 90 minutes by three goals to one, thanks to a brace from Alexandre Lacazette and a brilliant finish by substitute star boy Bradley Barcola.

    That performance was made all the more impressive considering that they went 1-0 down within 48 seconds of the game beginning.

    Mo Salah had a chance to put them 2-0 up from the spot, but fluffed his lines and had his penalty saved by Anthony Lopes.

    The compulsory shoot-out followed, in which Lopes made another save from the spot, this time to deny Calvin Ramsay.

    It was a game that really had everything in terms of action, skill and drama, and Liverpool will be hoping to rectify that performance against AC Milan up next…

    Alexandre Lacazette scored a brace against Liverpool FC in a 3-1 win for Lyon.Credit: Reuters
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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 3-5)

    This is it, if Lyon score this one, they win.

    Da Silva steps up…

    And scores.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 3-4)

    Naby Keita has to score this one for Liverpool, if he misses, they lose.

    He scores, good penalty into the bottom left corner.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 2-4)

    Far from over, this shootout.

    Tete is up next for Lyon.

    He scores.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 2-3)

    Oxlade-Chamberlain is up next, and he really has to score.

    He does, great pen into the bottom left corner.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 1-3)

    It's Rayan Cherki who is up next, and he rifles it into the top corner to give Lyon the advantage.

    Top Bins.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 1-2)

    Youngster Calvin Ramsay steps up, and is DENIED by Anthony Lopes.

    Good save, the penalty lacked power.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 1-2)

    Barcola is up next for Lyon, one of the stars of this game off of the bench.

    He scores, great finish.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 1-1)

    Tsimikas takes the first one for Liverpool.

    He scores.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 0-1)

    Caqueret scores, low and hard in the bottom left corner.

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    Liverpool 1-3 Lyon. (Pens 0-0)

    Lyon will take the first penalty, it will be Caqueret to take it.

  • Lloyd Canfield

    Penalties up next…

    Here we go with the shootout.

    If Liverpool win it then they will take a point away from this one, but if they lose, it will be Lyon who take away all four points.

  • Lloyd Canfield

    FT. Liverpool 1-3 Lyon

    Full time in this game as the game goes to penalties, despite a 3-1 win for Lyon.

    Liverpool will want to win the shootout, to ensure that they get at least a point out of this game.

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    90. Liverpool 1-3 Lyon

    There will be two minutes of added time before the penalty shoot out in this one.

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    86. Liverpool 1-3 Lyon

    That's a great goal for Lyon, and a great finish by Alexandre Lacazette.

    There is initially a good save from Adrian to deny the young number 20 for Lyon at full-back, but the rebound falls to Lacazette who has plenty to do.

    He rifles the ball into the top left corner.

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    84. Liverpool 1-3 Lyon

    It's 3-1, it's a brace for Lacazette, great goal by Lyon!

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    82. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    Barcola forces Cherki wide as Lyon come forward once more.

    The cross eventually comes in towards Lacazette who smashes a volley over the bar, but he is offside anyway.

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    80. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    It should be three for Lyon!
    Great save by Adrian as the young full back bursts forward for Lyon, he gets through on goal after a one-two, before being denied by Adrian.

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    78. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    Really close to a third for Lyon, as they hit the post!
    It would have been a brace for Barcola the substitute, who has been simply excellent since coming on.

    His effort at the near post beats Adrian, but just hits the inside of the post.

  • Lloyd Canfield

    76. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    This has become a much tougher test for Liverpool in the second half, largely due to the world class players that have left the pitch.

    Tsimikas is one of the few first team squad players that is left on the pitch for LFC.Credit: Reuters
  • Lloyd Canfield

    74. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    The drinks break takes place, and Laurent Blanc makes a few more changes to his Lyon side.

    Layton Stuart has gone back off for The Reds, shortly after coming on, which looks to be an injury problem…

  • Lloyd Canfield

    72. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    A corner for Lyon after some good, albeit slow, work from Alexandre Lacazette.

    He is a shadow of his former self, but has shown that he can still play in this game!

  • Lloyd Canfield

    70. Liverpool 1-2 Lyon

    Good from Naby Keita in and around the Lyon penalty area.

    He beats his man in midfield and finds Ben Doak on the edge of the area, the youngster tries to find the return pass, but the attack breaks down.

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