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Lyon Olympique Universitaire vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Lyon OU 17-5 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Lyon OU 24-36 Saints

Attendance

14,748

Referee

Dan Jones

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Lyon Olympique Universitaire
24

Summary

Full Time

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Time's up as we set the scrum but Lyon earn a penalty. They take it quickly but Wisniewski's chip through finds touch and that's it!

79

Lyon get up and collect their own restart but Saints are deemed to have knocked on there and Lyon will have the scrum. 

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY FISH!!

Hutchinson, Furbank and Dingwall get things close before Fish charges in at speed and there's no stopping him from that distance!

77

Ludlam collects the high ball and Lawes barges into the Lyon 22. 

76

Agnoisingly, it's just wide. And Lyon will have the 22 drop out. 

75

Penalty Saints at the scrum! And Biggar points to the sticks from just inside the Lyon half...

74

Ludlam collects the restart and Reinach boxes clear off the back of it. Lyon collect but Saints push up in defence and earn a scrum. 

74

That's the bonus point for Saints too!

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY FURBANK!!!!

What a line from the fullback!! He cuts right through Lyon's defence before racing the 30 odd metres left to the line!

72

Ludlam is up for the lineout and Saints play on. Dingwall nearly breaks through and Harrison haas a go after him. Saints play on.

71

Saints maul forwards from the lineout and make it out of their own 22 before winning a penalty there. Biggar sends it to touch for a lineout inside Lyon's half. 

70

Huge shove from Saints but Lyon keep the ball. Wisniewski hacks through and it finds touch. Lineout Saints in their own 22. 

Painter and Mallinder enter play as we set the scrum, with Franks and Tuala making way. 

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But after the advantage is over, Saints knock on themselves and Lyon will have the scrum. 

67

Harrison charges forwards after Lyon return the restart. Biggar sends it high but Lyon are there. But the ball comes forwards off their hands and Saints play on. 

Wisniewski...

... converts the score too.

Try Lyon.

Lyon come straight back though and it's the captain Ngatai who's over to level things.

Biggar...

... makes no mistake as he takes the conversion quickly too!

TRYYYYYYY COBUS!!!

Biggar hacks the ball through and there's only one man winning the race to that! A classic score from Reinach!

64

Lyon send it high themselves but Saints knock on and the home side play on once more. 

63

Ludlam takes the restart and barges his way out of Saints' 22 quickly. Reinach boxes high and Nakataci is there. Lyon play on.

Biggar...

... sends the ball through to close the gap to three points!

60

Clean at the lineout for Saints and they push forwards. Ludlam scrambles forwards before Dingwall barges forwards. The ball comes wide to Harrison, he can't quite control it but no matter as we come back for a penalty in the build up. Biggar points to the posts. 

Hutchinson replaces Symons as we set the lineout.

59

Reinach boxes high as Saints' attack slows and Nakataci is there. Lyon play on but are penalised for another high hit on the halfway line. Biggar sends this one to touch and Saints will have the lineout inside Lyon's 22. 

59

Furbank claims the high ball as Lyon send it up and Saints play on from deep. 

58

Penalty Saints as Lyon are penalised for a high clearance. Biggar sends it to touch but Nakataci keeps it in and Lyon play on. 

57

Scrappy at the lineout but Lyon manage to keep it. They begin to push in Saints' 22. 

56

The referee was playing advantage and eventually we come back for it. Wisniewski sends it to touch for a lineout in Saints' 22. 

55

Wood is up for the lineout but the ball comes forwards off the back of it and Lyon play on. They're up to Saints' 22 now and pushing.

53

Free kick Lyon and they take it quickly. Wisniewski sends it high and Furbank returns it. Wisniewski is there again and this time he finds touch. Lineout Saints on halfway. 

52

Overthrow at the lineout and Biggar gathers. Saints push on but knock on themselves. Scrum Lyon. 

50

Big shove from Saints but Lyon just manage to keep the ball. They begin to push again but knock on. Saints gather and Biggar hacks through. It bobbles into touch just inside Lyon's half and the home side will have the lineout there. 

49

Lyon maul close and think they're over but Lawes holds them up over the line. Scrum Lyon.

48

Free kick Saints at the scrum as Lyon dummy the throw. Biggar sends it high but Arnold is there and he breaks through. Lyon push up to Saints' 22 where Sleightholme gets over the ball but is penalised for not releasing first. Lyon send the penalty into the corner. 

47

Wisniewski hacks through but Furbank is there to clear cleanly. Lineout Lyon on halfway. 

47

Biggar returns the restart and Lyon play on. 

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYY TEIMANA!!

Saints' effort pay off and it's Harrison who's over the line with the ball!

45

Moon is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards. They get close and keep pushing.

44

Huge shove for Saints at the scrum and they earn the penalty. Biggar sends it to the corner. 

43

Lyon look to use the ball quickly but Wood pushes up in defence. Saints hold Lyon but the ball in unplayable and Lyon get the scrum. 

42

Wood is up for the lineout but Reinach knocks on just after and Lyon will have the scrum. 

42

And Saints earn a penalty at the breakdown just after. Biggar sends it to the corner. 

41

Biggar sends the ball his and Lawes is there to collect from the kick-off. Saints play on. 

40

WE'RE BACK ON!

Wisniewski restarts things here in Lyon!

Work to do here for Saints in this second forty.

Wisniewski...

... sends the ball through the posts and that's the half. 

39

Moon is up for the lineout and Haywood and Reinach link up off the back of it. Saints push forwards but are stripped in a tackle. Lyon hack it through and Hidaglo-Clyne chases. Furbank is there but Saints are penalised for holding on. Wisniewski points to the posts. 

37

Saints push close from the lineout but the ball comes loose in contact and Wisniewski clears. Lineout Saints. 

36

Lovely hands from Biggar and Tuala is through. He's got Furbank and Sleightholme outside him but Saints are awarded a penalty there and Biggar sends it to the corner. 

35

Scrappy at the restart from Lyon and Saints have the ball. But they get turned over Hidalgo-Clyne boxes clear. Tuala collects but Lyon knock on in contact just after. Scrum Saints. 

Wisniewski...

... sends the conversion over too. 

Try Lyon.

Gill takes the penalty quickly and he barges over from close range for Lyon's second. 

32

Lyon are forced to use the ball quickly at the scrum and Saints push them back further still. But they concede a penalty at the breakdown just after. 

30

Saints hold Lyon's maul but Nakataci breaks through just after. His offload comes loose but Wood knocks the ball on on the floor. Scrum Lyon. 

29

Biggar clears long and Lyon will have the lineout this time. 

28

Furbank looks to clear but his kick is charged down. Sleightholme scampers back alongside Roodt and the ball comes off the latter into touch. Lineout Saints in their own 22. 

26

Ngatai chips over the top but Saints get there first and push their way forwards. Reinach hacks through into space but Nakataci gets there and clears. Lineout Saints.

Wisniewski...

... sends the conversion through to put Lyon ahead. 

Try Lyon.

Hidalgo-Clyne breaks through and it's Lambey who's on his shoulder to finish the job.

24

Tuisova crashes forwards off the scrum and gets Lyon into Saints' 22. There they push up to the five metre line and keep coming. 

23

Wood gets over the ball off the back of the lineout but the scrum goes Lyon's way. 

21

No conversion from Biggar but he claims the restart and finds Sleightholme outside him. The tries to wing make his way up the right but is pushed into touch. Lineout Lyon just outside Saints' 22. 

TRYYYYYYY MIKEY!!

There was no stopping the maul from there and there's only one man at the base!!

It's a yellow card for Francisco Gomez Kodola as he takes Ludlam out in the air. 

19

Ludlam is up for the lineout and Saints have another advantage coming. We're with the TMO to see if there's foul play there...

18

Saints maul forwards from the lineout and earn a penalty there. Biggar sends it to the corner once more.

17

Wood is up for the lineout and Saints have an advantage coming from the maul. Eventually we come back for it and Biggar sends the ball into the corner for a lineout on Lyon's five metre line. 

15

Wisniewski sends the ball high and Tuala is there. Tuisova is on him but he plays the ball on the floor so Saints have the penalty. Biggar sends it to touch for a lineout on halfway. 

13

Lyon use the ball quickly from the scrum and make it back inside Saints' half. Wisniewski sends it high and though Furbank is there, he's beaten to the ball. Lyon push on and though Lawes gets over the ball, we come back for the knock on. Scrum Lyon.

12

A good period of pressure from Saints but a knock on costs them and Lyon will have the scrum. 

11

Free kick Saints at the scrum and Reinach takes it quickly. Saints push on once more.

10

Biggar sends another high ball up and Lyon knock on in the air. Scrum Saints inside Lyon's half. 

10

Overthrow at the lineout from Lyon and Harrison collects. Saints push forwards once more. 

8

Reinach boxes and Lyon return; Furbank is there and he sends it into touch. Lineout Lyon on haflway. 

7

Lyon push forwards from the scrum but Saints turn the ball over and play on. 

5

Solid at the scrum from Saints and it comes wide quickly but Furbank can't keep a hold of it. Scrum Lyon.

5

Saints steal the lineout and the ball comes wide quickly but it's knocked on by Lyon in the tackle and Saints will have the first scrum of the afternoon. 

4

Wood is up for the lineout and Saints push forwards a few phases before Biggar boots it clear. Lineout Lyon back near halfway.

3

Tuisova breaks through off the back of the lineout and Lyon are inside Saints' 22. But there they are pushed into touch and Saints will have the lineout.

2

Biggar sends a crossfield over but Lyon get there first and earn a penalty at the breakdown there. Wisniewski sends it to touch for a lineout inside Saints' half.

1

Lyon return the kick-off straight away and Furbank is there to collect. Saints push on.

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HERE WE GO!

Saints' last outing of the Heineken Champions Cup pool stages is on!

Opposition Lineuplyon

15
Toby Arnold
14
Xavier Mignot
13
Josua Tuisova
12
Charlie Ngatai
11
Noa Nakaitaci
10
Jonathan Wisniewski
9
Sam Hidalgo-Clyne
1
Xavier Chiocci
2
Badri Alkhazashvili
3
Francisco Gomez Kodela
4
Felix Lambey
5
Hendrik Roodt
6
Dylan Cretin
7
Patrick Sobela
8
Liam Gill

Subslyon

16
Jeremie Maurouard
17
Vivien Devisme
18
Kevin Yameogo
19
Martial Rolland
20
Ettienne Oosthuizen
21
Jonathan Pelissie
22
Ethan Dumortier
23
Jean-Marcellin Buttin
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Northampton Saints
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lyon
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Form Guide

Form

LLLLW

Last match

Beat Worcester 16-10

Past meeting

Won 36-24
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Lyon Olympique Universitaire
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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